Jazzy Ellis

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10 Tips for Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Most small business owners face this dilemma at one time or another: How to create a successful marketing campaign that generates revenue advertising without breaking the bank.<p>The days of social media have certainly made it easier to promote a business, …

Food #fail: 10 items in your fridge you've been eating incorrectly

Even if you eat plenty of fruits and veggies and already know about the latest and greatest superfoods on the market, that's only half the battle. The other half: understanding how to reap the biggest benefits from all that hard work. We asked a pair of registered dietitians to pinpoint the big …

Mental Scouting: The Key to Achieving a Success-Driven State of Mind

“It’s not how long you live; it’s how you choose to live your life.”<p>These were the words that my mother passed on to me and my brother during her …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

8 Steps to Truly Love Yourself -- and Why It's the Most Selfless Thing You Can Do

There seems to be a very beautiful trend taking shape that I am completely devoted to: It is starting to be popular to "be loving." Over the last few years, health, spiritual practices and taking care of mother earth are starting to be considered a hip thing -- rather than a strange "hippie" thing. …

46 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) was a German philosopher. In his brilliant but relatively brief career, he published numerous major works …

What Investors Look For When Evaluating Your Pitch: Flat6Labs CEO Ramez M. El-Serafy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>At Flat6Labs, we mainly select the startups based on three main criteria:<p><b>1. THE TEAM.</b> This is, by far, the most important element in our decision …

Atlanta Meditation Circle

The Georgia Meditation Circle an affiliate of the Georgia Meditation Center Dhammakaya foundation promotes meditation and spiritual awareness. It is …

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Facing a Food Crisis: Realistic Ways to Prepare

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

8 Steps To Finding Financial Success In A New Marriage

Managing your own money can be challenging enough. But mixing money and marriage can be downright messy.<p>Finance is often the source of stress for many couples. According to a recent survey by <i>Money</i> magazine, couples fight about money twice as much as they fight about sex.<p>The fact is, the way people …

The film industry’s sorry state: There were fewer female protagonists in 2014 than there were in 2002

There is a clear hunger for diverse depictions of femininity on screen<p>Whatever you might feel about the aesthetic or political merits of the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie, at least it's a woman's story.<p>That fact is more significant than you’d think. While a handful of very visible …

The One Thing I Can't Stop Doing That's Helped Me Travel More

A few years ago I started something that today I can't stop doing. It began as more of an experiment than anything else. I was a full-time grad student living in London with a fierce urge to travel and no income, so I knew I had to be smart about using the money I had saved. During a long weekend, …

What will your life be?

A Resolution You Should Keep: Engage Your Donors Differently in 2015 - PhilanTopic | PND | Foundation Center

Eat better and drink less… Travel to new places… Spend more time on that hobby… Read more and work smarter… We've all got our New Year’s resolutions, …

The unconventional fundraising gallery

<b>At conferences all over the world the great and good of voluntary organisations get together to talk about fundraising best practice. What works and</b> …

How start-ups can tap cash from ordinary people and give the prospect of huge profits in return... What is crowdfunding and how does it work?

Until recently, financing a business involved asking a few people for big sums of money. Crowdfunding is turning this idea on its head, using the …

The 8 Fundamentals of Supercharged Grant Fundraising

Grants can be a great source of funding for non-profits of all sizes. While every organization – no matter how small or large – should be focused …

7 Steps to Fundraising Success in 2015: Strategic Tips for Your Board

The new year is a great time to take stock of your fundraising strategy.<p>Here are my strategic tips for board members and CEOs.<p>These will help build a …

Remind Your Donors About Impact — Veritus Group

We have trouble stirring up north. Good trouble. Brady Josephson, Canadian charity strategist, marketer, professor, writer and all around solid …

Sample Wording for 5 Components of a Successful Fundraising Letter

With 1.5 million nonprofits now registered in the United States, your fundraising letter needs to be perfect for your nonprofit to compete with the …

Indiegogo Signals a Blending of Crowdfunding and Commerce

For years, the rapidly expanding crowdfunding industry has distanced itself from e-commerce to make it clear to backers that projects have inherent risks and may never be completed.<p>But some sites are now seeking ways to blur the lines between the two, raising questions as to whether they are …

Screenwriting Article - 10 Successful Movies That Wouldn't Have Made It Out of the First Round of a Screenwriting Contest

The value of screenwriting contests has been debated for years. I’ve gone on record as saying they’re an important tool in helping gauge where you …

The 4 fatal flaws of failed Kickstarter campaigns

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock<p>Crowdfunding is having monumental impacts upon all across all areas of …

How To Get Traction For Your Crowdfunding Campaign

<i>This is a guest post from startup veteran and Ambi Climate CMO Martin Kessler.</i><p>Ambi Climate is an internet of things of device that makes your …

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4 secrets for successful crowdfunding

Any crowdfunding veteran will tell you that raising money online is a lot harder than it sounds.<p>Less than half of projects on the two big …

10 Best Practices for Planning Successful Crowd Funding or Giving Day Campaigns

Last week, I was honored to deliver the lunch keynote at the 2014 TechNow Conference in Pittsburgh, PA organized by The Bayer Center for Nonprofit …