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Story Editing. Copyediting. Proofreading. What in the world are they?

In today’s publishing environment, it’s up to an author to ensure all the major steps of revision/self-editing have been completed.Image Source: …

Writing

The Ultimate Secrets to Be Successful in AI Integration in Social Media Marketing

Social media is one of the most powerful platforms that digital marketers can utilize in order to gain major exposure and awareness for their …

Marketing

Gartner: Here are 4 critical lessons we've learned from early AI projects

Nearly half of CIOs are planning on deploying some form of artificial intelligence tech, according to the research firm.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, …

Artificial Intelligence

AI: The Answer to the Ongoing Sales Content Dilemma

Do your sales people have what it takes to be successful in educating, engaging with, and selling to your customers? Ensuring that each sales person …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Organizations Are Turning To Artificial Intelligence

There's no doubt that AI adoption is increasing, in fact, a recent article from Forbes stated that 80 percent of business are investing in AI. Oracle …

Artificial Intelligence

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Five ways Artificial Intelligence could power content marketing - CMA

February 15th, 2018<p><b>Last week I went to an event hosted by StoryStream, which bills itself as as a ‘next generation content marketing platform for</b> …

Marketing

Will a Chat Bot Be Your Next Learning Coach?

Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Use Aristotle's 3 Tips to Persuading Others When Writing Your Next Pitch Deck

Having trouble closing deals? Use the oldest trick in the book.<p>Over 2,000 years ago Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle cracked the code to persuasion. Aristotle is most known for his knowledge and ideologies surrounding abstract, political and rational topics.<p>Aristotle often dealt with the …

Public Speaking

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

10 Ways to Find Someone's Email Address for Free

Why pay when you can get it for free<p>I recently extolled the virtues of cold emailing, a powerful tool for making valuable connections with other professionals and unicorn investors. But, to be successful, that means you need the email addresses of the people you would like to contact.<p>Sure, you …

Google Search

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership

13 Words You Should Never Use When Replying to a Customer

It takes a lot for a customer to be willing to interact with a company. People brush by thousands of brands—from restaurants to online tools—on a …

George Carlin

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

To Improve Your Storytelling Skills, Use Abraham Lincoln as Inspiration

The Gettysburg Address follows a structure that will work for you, too.<p>Time magazine lists it as one of the 10 greatest speeches of all time. It is a poignant expression of the travails of a troubled nation. And it contains an opening line that most Americans can still recite years after they …

Abraham Lincoln

Three Steps for Giving Feedback That Works: Find It, Flip It, Elevate It

“The last 10 percent is always the hardest part,” a direct report once said as he invited me to share what I was truly thinking about his performance.<p>Despite the open invitation, I found it hard to offer honest, direct feedback. For those of us taught to be kind, delivering bad news can feel like …

Extreme Sports

How to extract text from a PDF or image in Google Drive

If you're wanting to convert an image into text, Google Docs has a powerful Optical Character Recognition feature built right in. Here's how to make …

Software

Loophole May Allow Highly Paid Professionals To Take Advantage Of 20% Deduction

The 20% “Qualified Business Income” deduction under Code Section 199A is a brand new pretty substantial tax break. The 20% deduction is hedged by a lot of restrictions, but I think I may have found the secret to unleashing its power . Out of the over one thousand pages in the committee report on …

Finance

Forget Willpower, According To Science Try These Four Steps Instead.

Breaking free of the past, bad habits, and temptation has less to do with willpower than it does with these 4 simple rules!<p>Let's start off with the conventional wisdom. Willpower is how we break free of the past; it's how we undo bad habits and avoid temptation. You've heard this your whole life. …

Will Power

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

SEO

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

Blockchain

What Aristotle Can Teach You About Marketing

You have to make your argument, it has to make sense and it has to make an emotional connection.<p>Thousands of years ago, a guy named Aristotle had lots of ideas about everything from religion and ethics to medicine and science.<p>He also happened to be a very persuasive speaker -- so persuasive that …

Avoid These 5 Early Mistakes I Made as an Entrepreneur

Learn from my mistakes and save yourself unnecessary hardship.<p>We all make mistakes -- it's part of life, especially when it comes to entrepreneurship. This game is far from a cakewalk.<p>Mistakes can end up costing you time and money, while also causing you to miss out on opportunities. I've made …

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Best Sales Books: 23 Elite Picks to Step Up Your Sales Game

<i>Editors Note: These 23 Best Sales Books are not endorsed or sponsored in any way – we really just love this selection!</i><b>Student:</b> I know what I</b> …

10 Costly Search Engine Mistakes to Avoid

By: Brad Eden<p>If you have a website then you already know the importance of traffic. Traffic is to Internet marketing as location is to real estate. …

15 Sales Superstars Share Their Best Advice for Closing More Sales

Not only will you get a lot better at selling, you'll enjoy the sales process a lot more, too.<p>Gathering sales leads isn't easy. Getting in front of decision makers is difficult. But closing the deal? That's the toughest thing of all -- and is what separates good salespeople from great …

Gas stove left on? | Stove Reminder

FAQ's<p>BurnerAlert was designed to help with our distracted and often busy lives when using the stove.<p>Watch Demonstration Video<p>Watch these …

Demonstration

How to Become a LinkedIn Power User (Infographic)

How your profile can be the key to standing out in the crowd, and landing the job.<p>More than 70 percent of employers are using LinkedIn to recruit and hire new employees, so having an effective profile can be the difference between being the preferred candidate and getting beaten by the …

Infographics