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20 Free Must-have Tools for your Zero-budget Content Marketing Campaign

According to the <b>Digiday Content Marketing Summit</b> in early 2016, one of the biggest challenges most content marketers have been facing is the shortage …

9 Amazing Statues You Can Only See Underwater

The vast oceans contain many natural wonders, but they are also home to some astounding additions made by humans. Across the world statues have been …

Facebook Rooms: the New Face of Social Media Marketing

When it comes to advertising over Facebook, things have certainly changed over the last few months. While the focus shifts towards friends and family …

Social Media

The immediate results of link building

While conventional wisdom and recently published studies may hold that link building takes a long time to have a positive impact, columnist Conrad …

Film Review: ‘The Edge of Seventeen’

In the best teen films, from “Sixteen Candles” to “Clueless” to “Superbad” to the greatest high school movie of the last ten years, “The Perks of …

Woody Harrelson

People have all sorts of conspiracy theories about Denver's airport — here's why

Shutterstock<p>Even before the current Denver International Airport opened in 1995, even when it was a mere blueprint, it was the subject of countless …

The Fascinating Link Between Eating Full-Fat Yogurt and Mental Health

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Women who regularly eat full-fat yogurt may be less likely to develop depression than those who eat it …

Nutrition

Cleaned-up films for $1? Movie-filtering streaming service VidAngel draws the ire of Hollywood

Brothers Neal and Jordan Harmon wanted to show how rampant profanity in "The Wolf of Wall Street" harms families. So they made a viral ad.<p>The two-minute video showed a family of four getting blasted by 3,192 paintballs, one for every swear and curse in the 2013 movie. "Every word has an impact," …

How Lack of Sleep Can Tremendously Affect Our Emotions

Insomnia is a common but highly irritating problem. A new study finds that a person's emotions can be negatively impacted by lack of sleep.

The scary, intrusive thoughts you can only confess to a search engine

<i>Editor's note: This story discusses violent and graphic mental imagery.</i><p>Most people have experienced an intrusive thought even if they can't put a …

47 no-fail ways to come up with blog ideas

Empty Google docs. Empty editorial calendars. Empty WordPress posts.<p>Sometimes content marketers have to deal with a lot of emptiness, and turn all that blank space into content that attracts, and engages, and converts.<p>But no pressure, right?<p>How do you keep the ideas and creativity flowing …

The Dark Side of Content Marketing

"Create awesome content." "Deliver value." "WOW your users." "Master the art of storytelling." "Users will find your content online." "Build …

Media Belly Laughs At Hillary Running Mate Excuses

<b>Hillary Clinton’s running mate Sen. Tim Kaine made excuses for the Democratic nominee not holding a press conference in over 275 days, prompting</b> …

Arrive Early to Impress Your Boss, but Don't Stay Late

It doesn’t matter how late you stay at the office. Your manager is going to appreciate it you arrive early more, a recent study from the University …

10 Activities To Help You Kill Time While Waiting For Your Husband To Poop

You know how it goes: you’ve finally got some time off so you plan to spend the day doing something fun with the family. You’re eager to get going …

How a woman's boob size can affect her brain

I've never been a fan of my breasts. They’re too far apart, they’re not perky enough, and my nipples are bigger than I’d prefer. One time in college, …

Pizza Is Proven to Increase Productivity at Work More Than Money

Can't say no to that cheesy goodness.<p>What could be a bigger motivator than crisp, green dollar bills in the workplace? Obviously, the melty cheesiness of pizza.<p>In his new book, <i>Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations</i>, Duke University psychology professor Dan Ariely detailed a study that …

8 Bloggers Who Have Lifted the Veil on #Fitspo

When Insta-famous trainers and fitness models go #nofilter.<p>#Fitspo can be great: it can motivate, build communities, and for those in front of the camera, even launch careers. Feeds full of perfectly taut abs and lean limbs can also feel incredibly unattainable, however, and might even drive …

“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli Says Hillary Clinton Has Parkinson’s Disease

Embattled former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli recently advanced a theory that has been gathering steam in certain corners of the Internet: …

Hillary Clinton

10 Unsolved Mysteries You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

No matter how many mysterious stories from history you hear about, there are always more to discover. Some events remain mysterious because of a lack …

5 Research-Backed Tactics to Get More Twitter Followers

<b>What tactics do you use to get more Twitter followers? Is there a scientific approach to getting more Twitter followers that is backed by some kind</b> …

This Glass Walkway Offers Dizzying Views of a Mountain Ravine

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel+Leisure.</i><p>Glass walkways on mountains are all the rage at China's Tianmenshan National Park, where the third …

National Parks

So You Wanna Get Strong and Lose Weight? Try Working Out LESS

I do not like to exercise. I repeat, I do not like to exercise, at all. But I drag my sorry ass out of bed and do it anyway. Because I like the way …

The Multifaceted Benefits of Keeping a Mindfulness Journal

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Self-help

One Formula to Rule Them All: SEO Data Analysis Made Easy in Excel

Working in SEO, I always find myself poring over data and looking for ways to expedite the analysis process. Analyzing data can often be tedious, …

These Apps Will Help Kick Your Writing Productivity Into Shape

Writing can be challenging even for the most passionate and driven writer. From writer's block to simply not being focused, there are many ways for a writer to drift into a pattern of not getting it done. More and more writers work from home, which means there are a lot of distractions, and not all …

You Don't Have to Sacrifice Happiness to Get Ahead at Work

Here's why you should take that vacation.<p>Most of us think that in order to successfully climb the corporate ladder, we have to sacrifice. And while …

Happiness

Entrepreneurs Who Are In It for the Money Never Get Rich

If you're in it just for the money, find another line of work.<p>Some founders I coach hate hearing that. Real entrepreneurs get it. A founder’s focus on being rich is one criteria I use to filter out seed investment opportunities. I do so because if someone is too concerned with lining their own …

12 Blog Monetization Strategies Used To Make $124,074

To become the kind of blogger that makes more money in one month than your parents did in an entire year, it takes more than just quality content.<p>It …

Marketing