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Want to Be a Stronger Leader? Use this Map to Improve Your Alliances and Relationships

Design thinking applies to relationships, too. Use this simple map to move from "here" to "there."<p>Relationships and alliances help you build momentum and move closer to your goals, They influence your outlooks and attitudes about what's happening around you. They even affect your longevity, …

Leadership

5 unusual uses of colour in logo design

Research shows that colour is registered by the brain before images or type, which means brushing up on colour theory for branding is well worth your …

Graphic Design

With GDPR Restrictions on Using Consumer Data, Marketers Will Need to Start Mining Moments

Stop mourning the death of cookies. There is other data you can use to connect with customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, we've been down this road before. Back in 2011, the EU ePrivacy …

GDPR

10 Easy Ways to Build Your Email List Today

The recent Facebook news of its data being comprised is a great reminder for why businesses need to own their communication platforms.<p>The recent Facebook news of its data being comprised is a great reminder of how important it is for businesses to own the platform in which they communicate to their …

Marketing

Why the Most Productive People Don’t Always Make the Best Managers

When a company needs a supervisor for a team, senior leaders often anoint the team’s most productive performer. Some of these stars succeed in their new role as manager; many others do not. And when they fail, they tend to leave the organization, costing the company double: Not only has the team …

Consciousness

Why Your Facebook Videos Need to Be Different From What You Put on YouTube

Where your message lives is just as important as the actual message itself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A creative, high-quality video posted on Facebook or YouTube that plays to the viewer's wants, motivations and needs can go far to bridge the gap between you and …

Marketing

5 Examples of Small Businesses Killing It With Facebook Ads

As a small business owner, you might be shying away from paid online advertising in fear of it taking a large chunk out of your budget. Facebook, …

Marketing

5 Scientifically-Based Presentation Hacks to Captivate Any Audience

Your audience gets bored easily. Create multisensory experiences to keep their attention.<p>Molecular biologist John Medina once told me, "The brain does not pay attention to boring things." The statement profoundly shaped my approach to communication skills. My mission is to give readers the tools …

Public Speaking

Why the Most Toxic Employees Aren't the Ones Who Quit

When it comes to employee engagement, ignorance is not bliss. Four ways to keep unhappy employees from becoming toxic.<p>As business leaders, we often worry about former employees badmouthing their business or even stealing from the company on their way out the door, but those aren't the people who …

Employee Engagement

The Digital Marketing Handbook

Format: Paperback ISBN: 9781599186214<p>$21.99<p>Additional Links:<p>What’s Your Website’s ROI?<p>Written to help marketers—from the Fortune 1000 to small business owners and solopreneurs—turn their websites from cost centers to profit centers, <i>The Digital Marketing Handbook</i> by legendary copywriting pioneer and …

Marketing

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Employment

American Express reveals new brand identity

American Express is one of the most instantly recognisable logo designs in the world. Yes, the fact that it has the company's name in big bold …

Graphic Design

6 Landing Page Tips to Drive Sales and Reach New Customers (Infographic)

Don't miss out on sales by not following this advice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The first thing a customer sees when they go to your website is the landing page. That’s why it’s crucial to make sure your landing page not only looks great but makes people want to …

Customers

Building A Hiker's First Aid Kit

<b>Bandages</b>: Assorted sizes for small cuts, blisters, etc.<p><b>4-inch closure strips or butterfly closures</b>: For closing large wounds. 4-inch strips are more …

Washington State

Influencer Marketing: What You Need to Know

In marketing, almost more than anywhere else, buzz words and phrases dominate the lexicon. For the last twelve months or so, the biggest of those …

For Facebook at SXSW, It’s All About Video Storytelling

For its 2018 activation at South by Southwest, Facebook is showcasing its products–Instagram, Oculus, and Messenger–in a way that will help educate …

Marketing

The App You Need To Download, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

Look at the home screen of any phone or tablet, and you can learn a lot about its owner. Scrolling through the apps they've downloaded can give you a …

5 Productivity Hacks You Need To Learn From High Performing Leaders

If you keep doing the same things you will only get the same results<p>There have been many days where we wake up planning to have a very productive day. We start our day thinking of all the work that will get done on our to-do lists, only to find ourselves distracted and unproductive. It doesn't …

Time Management

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

I Went From $4k to $8k Per Month in Writing Income with These Essential Skills

When I decided I wanted to become a full-time freelance writer, I was honest with myself about which industries and skills would earn me decent money.<p>…

15 Genius Tricks For Working Smarter, Not Harder

Trouble focusing? Listen to Baroque music and rub some rosemary oil on your pulse points.

Productivity

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Linguistics

7 Ways to Segment Your Social Media Audiences

Audience segmentation is one of the greatest tools in a marketer’s arsenal. In traditional marketing settings like direct mail or radio spot …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

7 Common Marketing Mistakes That Business Startups Should Avoid

Marketing is the lifeblood of any startup, but it’s not always a walk in the park. In fact, marketing mistakes are often unavoidable, especially in the early stages of your business. While there is no surefire method to marketing success, there are plenty of mistakes you can avoid to improve your …

Small Business

brand identity | Abduzeedo

articles on<p>brand identity<p>Sabah Brand Identity & Interior Design by Futura .<p>Let's take a look at this brand identity & interior design by Futura, a …

Graphic Design

2018 Toyota BMX Triple Challenge – Stop #2 – Glendale, AZ

Check out highlights from the second stop of the 2018 Toyota Triple Challenge! For the second stop of the 2018 Toyota Triple Challenge, the contest …

Want To Build A Culture Of Innovation? Master The Design Critique

Fifteen years as a design educator has taught Jon Kolko the right–and wrong–way to critique design work. He shares his process here.<p>The ability to give and take criticism effectively is a crucial part of the design process. And as companies increasingly embrace design, not just as a feature, but, …

Sketching

Research: How Customers Decide Whether to Buy from Your Website

Sally’s finger hovered over the “Purchase” button. After hours of online sleuthing, she was pretty sure the green chair would complete her living room. It was the style and color she wanted, home delivery was guaranteed within three days, she had money in the bank to pay for it, and both the …

Psychology

About time I updated that quote ( sorry everyone, I'm bored of it too) The article that follows this opening is being published this week. https://t.co/33Iub0UZa5