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Meet the Cool Mamas of Maternity Leave Networking

Say goodbye to the pinstripe suits and laminated name badges, and say hello to these cool mama meet-ups instead, says Tantrum.xyz founder Lisa …

5 Pieces of Advice From an Internet Entrepreneur Who Overcame More Than You Did

If the adversity you face is less than his, his simple advice may help you overcome it.<p>How many internet sensations make you think, examine your life, or motivate you to realize your potential?<p>Many, like Psy and Justin Beiber, entertain. Others, like TED talks, fascinate. Still others, like the Ice …

Entrepreneurship

How Fake Followers Ruin Your Influencer Marketing Campaign

<b>Fake accounts plague Instagram since its start in 2010. These accounts or bots are usually computer-based and randomly follow Instagram channels,</b> …

Social Media Marketing

5 Marketing Strategies That Attract Millennials

Marketers are constantly on the lookout for new ways to reach out to Millennials to build lasting relationships, and for good reason—Millennials …

Marketing

Science Says Pet Dogs Make Kids Feel Less Stressed

According to a new study, these four-legged friends provide valuable social support for kids when they're stressed and can help bring down their stress levels.<p>If your child's been feeling stressed out lately, it may be time to invest in a puppy. Because according to a new study out of the …

Parenting

How Social Media Influencers Helped Turn NYX And Becca Into Multimillion-Dollar Cosmetics Brands

This week, I had a chance to speak with Brit McCorquodale, Head of Marketing and Communications, and Christina Grammenos, General Manager, of Tribe Dynamics, an industry leader in measuring social influencer engagement, particularly in beauty. Tribe Dynamics gauges how consumers respond to brands …

Social Media Marketing

These Two Entrepreneurs Want Every Woman to Have Access to the Tools She Needs to Build a Business

When Carolyn Rodz, entrepreneur and founder of Circular Board, a digital accelerator created for fellow entrepreneurial women who are looking to grow their businesses, first met Elizabeth Gore, the entrepreneur-in-residence of Dell Inc., they were in an admittedly unexpected location for a …

Entrepreneurship

Twitter Turned A Simple Question Into The Most Relatable Joke About Moms

The question was: "Oh you love your mom? Name three of her albums."<p>There are certain phrases that moms say so often, they could act as a soundtrack to your childhood.<p>So, when David DeWeil, a professor at University of South Carolina, poised this question to Twitter the day before Mother’s Day …<p>… It …

University of South Carolina

Fun Activities To Do With Kids

Shares 322<p>Today, with all the personal electronic devices, it is so easy for families to disperse into their own cyberspace and completely loose …

Kids

‘Best friends’ parenting yields kids who never grow up

Attention parents: The magic number is 28. That’s the age when millennials finally say they’d be embarrassed to be living at home, according to a new …

Parenting

How to Reuse Old Content to Boost Your SEO and Keep Your Audience Engaged

How can you ensure a constant flow of new and engaging content to maintain your following and reach new audiences? And how can you improve your SEO? …

Digital Marketing

These Founders Just Shared 1 Way to Buck the First-Time Venture Capital Funding Crunch

First time funding is down 62%. Founders raising successfully say make this move now.<p>It may be warming up outside, but for startups looking for their first investor, it's still winter. First venture financings dropped a chilly 62% last quarter, following six straight quarters of venture capital …

Venture Capital

5 Wrong Reasons for Becoming an Entrepreneur

Unlimited vacation? Getting rich? Becoming famous? These may be the benefits, but certainly not the reason for, starting a business.<p>There are many good reasons to become an entrepreneur. We live in a place and time that not only celebrates entrepreneurship, but makes it both possible and rewarding. …

Entrepreneurship

4 reasons you should create long-form blog content

Are you struggling to rank individual blog posts in SERPs? The blog posts that you publish don’t get enough organic traffic?<p>If search engine ranking is your biggest dilemma, consider creating long-form content as it is one of the proven techniques to increase organic traffic, social shares, and …

Digital Marketing

Why time-ins and time-outs are important

We all know about time-outs: sending children to their room or removing them from enjoyable people or activities. But how well do we practice …

Parenting

7 Summer Toys For Outdoor Adventures (And Keeping Kids Out Of Your Hair)

Summer is around the corner, folks! Sending your kids outside is a great idea, but keeping them from knocking on the door 15 minutes later to say …

Kids

6 Myths About What Happens When Dad Yells

The yell is loud, angry and frightening. It’s also a fairly natural reaction to a perceived threat, even when it’s a social threat from a 4-year-old …

Parenting

How much TV is it OK for a child to watch each day?

A new study has found that watching television for more than three hours each day is associated with poorer language skills in 11-year-old children.<p>Researchers from Newcastle University and Queen Margaret University in the UK, and La Trobe University and Griffith University in Australia, also found …

Parenting

3 Social Media Marketing Tactics to Help Improve Your Conversion Rates

Social media is in virtually everyone's hands at this point. And that pun was intended.<p>Social media is in virtually everyone's hands at this point: With a phone or tablet, you're connected. In fact, there are 2.3 billion active users on social media presently and those numbers are on the rise. This …

Social Media Marketing

These Tools Guarantee You Never Run Out of the Content Your Audience Craves

Finding what most engages your followers requires sifting through a torrent to find the best.<p>Constantly posting great content is your best bet to beat the social-media algorithms and attain high engagement, but also very challenging and time-consuming. Now, where do we find all this content to …

Digital Marketing

How to Run a Minimalist Business

Minimalism is a mindset rather than a blind.<p>Minimalism isn't just for people who want to live out of a backpack or cram their life into a tiny house.<p>The ideas of being minimal can also easily apply to business - and I should know because I've been using them for nearly twenty years.<p>Minimalism is a …

Small Business

Stop telling your child they're 'amazing'. Instead, say this.

Is praise always good?<p>A new study presented at the British Psychological Society's Annual Conference showed regular parental praise, specifically five times a day, improves a child's well being. The study, based on England’s De Montfort University’s Five Praises campaign, surveyed 38 parents of 2- …

Parenting

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good

With its recent unveiling of some new, data-driven user engagement tools, LinkedIn is setting the stage to become an indispensable tool in B2B sales and marketing.<p>If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's …

Lead Generation

Stay-at-home fathers do less childcare than working mothers, research shows

Australian Institute of Family Studies report finds men who look after children at home also barely do more housework than mothers doing 35 hours’ paid work<p>Stay-at-home fathers remain relatively rare in Australia, and even these men spend slightly less time on childcare than their working wives, …

Parenting

Most Unique Meaningful Gift for Breastfeeding Mothers on Mothers Day

Let’s face it. A lot of us—guys and girls—are hopeless when it comes to finding gifts for special occasions. Birthdays are a little bit less …

Children Tents Teepees

Best Teepees for Children<p><i>Aren’t these the most exquisite teepees you’ve ever seen?</i><p><i>I first came across My Tiny Teepee when my wonderful Mom brought me</i> …

How to Give Medicine to Baby

3 <i>Mum Inventor Interviews – 3 Superb Solutions to Common Mum struggles.</i><p>Julia Christie with her Nail Snail to trim baby’s nails safely and easily.<br>• Penny …

Positive Parenting Specialized

<i>One of the tremendous perks of working for Inspiring Mompreneurs is getting to interview beautiful, humble, kind Mothers who have been through the</i> …

How to Get 100 Hours of Work Done in Just 60

Start early and focus on making your collaborations efficient.<p>"Time is money."<p>That tired old adage was used almost exclusively by the Wall Street fat cats of yesteryear, or your father when he was trying to teach you a valuable life lesson that one time.<p>Here's the thing, though. Time is free, and …

Productivity

Use These Words At The End Of Your Emails To Increase Your Chance Of Getting A Reply

It may seem like an inconsequential part of your message, but the closing of your email has an impact on whether you’ll get a response.<p>You undoubtedly spend time drafting the body of your email, but how much thought do you put into your sign-off? “Sincerely,” “Thanks,” or “Best”–the words you use …

Productivity