Jenny Wester

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4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really serve a …

Writing

16 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

Dessert on Thanksgiving is practically synonymous with pie—for many of us, it's the only day in the year that we eat pumpkin pie (some happily, some begrudgingly), but apple, pecan, and all sorts of other more unusual pies might find their way to the table. (My childhood Thanksgivings always …

The Scientific Reason You’re *Ruining* Tomatoes by Storing Them in the Fridge

Summer may be over, but season changes can’t stop our tomato obsession. We put ’em in our breakfast frittatas, take any excuse to experiment with a new BLT, have been stockpiling tomato soup recipes since July, and even eat them on top of what we like to call “dinner cheesecake.” (Oh yeah. It’s a …

Warm Up with Raclette, The Gooey Cheese Now Appearing on D.C. Menus

When the temperatures drop, take the advice of the people of Switzerland, who have the best answer to cold weather: hot cheese. But not just any hot cheese. On dark winter nights, the Swiss eat raclette.<p>Raclette is a semi-hard cow’s milk cheese made in the French and Swiss Alps, but it is also the …

Chocolate Blackout Cookies

Makes about 24<p>We love the look of the homemade extra-long sprinkles on these whoopie-pie-type cookies, but they take a steady hand and a wealth of patience to shape. Use any store-bought sprinkle in their place.<p>December 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sprinkles<p>1 large egg white<p>1¾ cups powdered sugar<p>Cookies<p>4 …

Chocolate Caramel Crunch Pie

<b>Ingredients</b><p>9 whole graham crackers<br>• 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted<br>• 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 28 ounces store bought dulce de leche, such as Trader Joes<br>• 1 ½ cups toasted walnuts<br>• 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, from half an orange<br>• 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chunks, …

How to make perfect pie crust with the power of science

You need to put some booze in there<p>Whether it's Thanksgiving, Christmas, Pi Day, or Tuesday, you want your pie crust to be as flakey and delicious as possible. Popular Science is here to help. Holiday hacks and crust cheats to follow.<p>Ice, ice baby (is how cold your butter should be)<p>For most baking, …

Baking

Make this lemon chiffon pie recipe your new go-to Thanksgiving dessert

When it comes to Thanksgiving dessert, it's all about the pie. This is one holiday that's not complete without the pumpkin pie, or pecan, or perhaps even the apple or cherry. But if you're looking for something just a little lighter, with a nice tang from fresh lemon juice and zest, give this lemon …

Baking

How to Make Your Website a Top Search Result (Without Writing Anything New)

Seven tips for turning private junk into click-worthy public gold.<p>One person's trash is another person's treasure. Many small businesses store internal documents on their private servers and never imagine they might be useful and interesting to the outside world.<p>But they very well might be. Let's …

Social Media

10 Reasons Your Ecommerce Store Isn't Making Any Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An ecommerce store is a fantastic way to build revenue with very little overhead: You can generate sales around-the-clock at a global level without the expenses or staff required to operate a brick-and-mortar business.<p>Yet, despite the …

eCommerce

How to Organize Your Email Inbox For Good

I have an intense fear of lingering notifications. Sure, it’s a little nuts, but I refuse to leave any red flag on my phone untouched. This means I …

50 Easy Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

The hardest part of marketing is coming up with the ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More website traffic is always a good thing. And most online marketing strategies do revolve around building traffic to your site. Yet it’s sometimes challenging to come up with …

Marketing

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Graphic Design

Blogging Basics: How to Write Blog Posts People Love to Read

Are you blogging for business?<p>Do you want people to come back for more after reading your blog for the first time?<p>Write posts that people love to …

How to Get Off Your Ass and Start Blogging

Every week I hear the excuses.<p>“I don’t have time to blog.”<p>“I don’t know what to write about”<p>“I don’t know my niche. Isn’t everything taken …

3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

<i>This is a guest contribution from Anil Agarwal.</i>Who else wants more blog traffic?Hands down, everyone wants it.Unfortunately getting traffic to a blog …

Growth Hacking

23 Tools and Resources to Create Images for Social Media

1. Canva — A start-to-finish design program perfect for non-designers<p>Probably our most-used image tool at Buffer, Canva makes image creation super …

10 Blogging Tools That Made Me A Better Blogger

Five months ago, I wrote my first blog post because my company decided to start doing content marketing. I had no experience whatsoever in blogging, …

How to Easily Create Quality Social Media Images

Do you use images to support your social media marketing? Are you looking for an easier way to create strong visual content? You don’t have to be a …

Social Media

5 Common Mistakes That Even Longtime Bloggers Make

Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via Visual Hunt / CC BY-NC<b>Note:</b> On Thursday, July 7, I’m teaching a 2-hour class ($89) on how to be a more effective …

Infographics

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills - InformED

Some say good writing can’t be taught. We beg to differ. Here are 25 surefire ways to boost your skills and become a master of communication.<p>1. Learn …

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 …

Apps

6 Steps to Updating Your Social Media Profiles During a Rebrand

Do you need to update your social identity? Are you looking for a simple way to make sure all your social channels are consistent? In this article …

Social Media

26 Tips to Improve Your Pinterest Marketing

Could your Pinterest marketing use a jumpstart? Are you curious about what’s working for other businesses? Tweaking techniques that have been …

Marketing

Pinterest Rolls Out Retargeting: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that …

8 Instagram Tools to Create, Manage, and Analyze Your Marketing Results

Are you ready to improve your Instagram marketing? Wondering which tools can help you? To build a successful Instagram marketing presence, you need …

Social Media

9 Visual Tools to Create Awesome Social Media Images

Do you want to create professional-grade social media visuals? Are you looking for budget-friendly tools to help? Visual content can increase your …

Infographics

Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks - Quiet Corner

Here, the latest simple gardening tips from Paul James<p>From using leftover coffee beans to preventing dirt from getting underneath fingernails, master …