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The World's Best Developers Are Full Stack Developers. Here's 122+ Hours of Instruction to Help You Join Them.

<b>The Full Stack Web Development Course</b><p>Handle Every Facet of An App's Development, Ascend to the Top of the Developer Mountain<p><b>Projects In ReactJS: The</b> …

JavaScript

87 Books by Women You Should Read Before You Die

Without women, some pretty amazing things wouldn't exist. Book-lovers know best that women have changed the world in so many important ways — oftentimes, with their words. We've rounded up more than 80 novels, essays, poem collections, and memoirs written by female writers. Everyone should read …

9 Mind-Blowing Content Curation Tools to Boost Your Traffic and Engagement

If you are always creating new content, it can burn a deep hole in your marketing budget…<p>A great way to publish more content, without actually …

18 Premium Web Design Tools and Services for 2017

There are many new web tools and services for designers and developers launched every month, but how do you know which are the most useful? Which …

My 10 Favorite Books: Drew Barrymore

<i>For his bookshop and website One Grand Books, the editor Aaron Hicklin asked people to name the 10 books they’d take with them if they were marooned on a desert island. The next in the series is the actress Drew Barrymore, who stars in “Santa Clarita Diet,” streaming on Netflix now. She shares her</i></i> …

Books

12 Examples of Killer Email Campaigns From 2016 [Infographic]

The folks at Emma made a list, checked it twice, and you were good this holiday season so here's a peek.<p>The email marketing software provider …

Marketing

15 Powerful Plugins For Photoshop And Sketch

Photoshop and Sketch are powerful tools widely used by designers and developers. Sometimes it might seem that features are endless. But it can get better.<p>What could help significantly increase the efficiency and quality of the work are powerful plugins.<p>Here you will find a list of 15 plugins for …

Tutorials

Web design trends we can expect to see in 2017

It’s that time of year where we look at the year that was and the year that will be. We’ve seen a lot of amazing website designs this year, and I’m eager to see what 2017 has in store for website and website design.<p>2017 is sure to bring some amazing website designs, but if we look hard enough, we …

UI Design

4 Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing Skills

Online marketing is a skill you can’t go without if you are a freelancer, online business owner, or an aspiring digital entrepreneur.<p>Too many people …

20 Rising Web Development And Design Blogs To Follow In 2017

A year ago I listed 25 promising digital design blogs to follow. When you look back, you notice how much have changed. If you’re aiming to become a successful entrepreneur or a freelancer, you must learn marketing, design and web development.<p>Today I’m sharing a handy list of 20 rising web …

Web Design

10 Social Media Predictions for 2017 (and Where You Should Be Spending Your Time)

Get the most out of your strategy.<p>Let's get the credibility stuff out of the way: I know social media. I know it because I don't just preach about it, and share posts like, "Be engaging! Tell your story!" There is an art to using social media the right way, and I've done so for big brands and small …

Social Media

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards chosen by readers …

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

Khan Academy

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur

No matter how long you have been in business there is always more to learn.<p>Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all …

Online Life

10 Common Mistakes To Avoid in Responsive Website Design

Admiring a really well-designed and responsive website makes some people think that creating their own would yield a synonymous good result. However, …

These Instagram Success Stories Might Just Prove That Traditional Marketing Is Dead

Is traditional marketing dead? As the web expands its ever-encompassing tentacles, and as long-standing mediums such as radio, television and print begin to fizzle out, while technologies such as social media and streaming video take their place, there’s an undeniable new reality setting in that’s …

7 Marketing Tips To Create A Demand For Your New Product

Creating a new product is an exciting venture, especially if market and consumer research has revealed a need, but comprehensive solutions aren’t available yet. Customers want solutions for their problems, but they can’t quite identify what they need. This is where you come in.<p>If you launch a …

Marketing

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Public Speaking

Stop Spending Tens of Thousands on This Ineffective Marketing Tool

Press releases are contrived and hideous. Stop writing them.<p>If you are writing press releases, and you are not a company the size of Apple or Procter & Gamble, you need to stop. Now.<p>To journalists, press releases are annoying. The format is lawyerly. The quotes are made up. They are full of jargon, …

Procter & Gamble

What It Means When Google Acquires Your Competitor

Google recently announced the acquisition of influencer marketing company, FameBit, in an effort to connect YouTube creators with marketers.<p>As the CEO of an influencer marketing company, I found myself asking, “what is it about FameBit that grabbed the attention of Google?” I can only imagine that …

8 Influencer Marketing Trends That Will Lead You To Success

Imagine what your relationships with your spouse, friends, family, or business partners and audiences would look like without trust. If those relationships even still existed, they’d probably be on thin ice, and it wouldn’t take much for them to fall apart.<p>Trust is critical in every part of our …

Public Relations

Complete Guide to SEO | TechSpot Store

You may have heard the term, SEO, tossed around in relation to web marketing. That's because Search Engine Optimization is probably the most crucial …

Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls with Avocado-Ranch Dip

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Egg Rolls<p>1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach<br>• 2/3 cup drained canned black beans<br>• 1/2 cup frozen corn<br>• 1/2 cup minced fresh red bell pepper<br>• 1/2 teaspoon chili powder or chipotle powder<br>• 2 cups shredded cooked rotisserie chicken or 1 pound cooked chicken breasts (see cooks' notes below)<br>• 1 cup …

Recipes

How to Earn Money While You Sleep: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Drop-Ship Side Hustle

Wake up to new orders in your inbox every day without ever handling any inventory.<p>A few years ago, I started an e-commerce store that allowed me to earn extra income in a fairly passive manner. Getting the business off the ground required time and effort, but it didn't cost me any money.<p>And within …

eCommerce

Online tool takes the guesswork out of CSS media queries

If you're struggling with your website layout or just lacking in web design inspiration, here's a simple online tool that will make your day-to-day …

6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …

Innovation

7 Life-Changing Essays You Need to Read NOW

When the only thing longer than your to-do list is the novel on your bedside table, but you don't want to settle for bad television, an essay will …

Shopify’s resident entrepreneur makes e-commerce look easy

Jane Lee is using her knowledge and experience in the world of e-commerce to help fellow entrepreneurs. At 26, she already has three years of e-commerce experience under her belt after graduating from the business program at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto.<p>Since taking …