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How to Use the New Lifetime Value Feature in Google Analytics

You’re drowning in data.You’ve got enough KPIs to track and report on already.Why would you possibly need another one? What good would come of adding …

This Investor Shares The 3 Things He Looks For In An Entrepreneur

It's all in how you how you present yourself.<p>Managing Partner of Idea Booth and CEO of Webber Investments, Aaron Webber has sat through more than a handful of startup pitches from hungry, wide-eyed entrepreneurs.<p>When I asked him what advice he would give these aspiring or hopeful entrepreneurs, he …

Entrepreneurship

Career Advice No One Tells You

Most people have "okay" jobs.<p>We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day.<p>There's nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level.<p>They're the people who land executive level …

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

18 Business Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

You can learn these precepts the way most people do--by getting them wrong and setting yourself back. But it doesn't have to be that way. And the more quickly you pick them up, the more successful you can be.<p>Much of the knowledge we gain in business and in life we learn the hard way. But if you can …

Bill Gates, Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs Taught This CEO 4 Lessons

Very few founders stick around to run their companies over the long-term. Here's what one founder/CEO learned from the greatest who did<p>There are few well-documented examples of a founder taking a company public and sticking around to run it successfully for years thereafter. Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, …

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

The Scientifically Proven Way To Have The Best Vacation Ever

Happiness research shows how to make the most of your precious time off (in 9 simple steps).<p>Vacations are pretty great already. But as psychological researchers discover more about how the human brain works, we’re gaining insights into exactly how to crank up the enjoyment factor–and why you …

A Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics Remarketing from an ex-Googler

Start from these 3 easy and powerful lists<p>In the context of Paid Acquisition, the power of Remarketing is undeniable. Being able to interact with …

Pinterest Marketing: How to Succeed on Pinterest

Do you use Pinterest for your business?<p>Want to know what works on Pinterest?<p>To learn how to improve your Pinterest marketing, I interview Jeff …

Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

<i>This is a guest contribution from Chris Crawfurd of sovrn.</i><p>You put in countless hours to create the highest quality content possible week after week. …

Infographics

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Why Manual Exposure is Better for Winter Wildlife Photography?

My winter wildlife photography tours and workshops put us in locations with lots of snow on the ground, which presents a new issue for most people – …

3 Inbound Marketing Insights You Need to Know | Social Media Secrets

Inbound marketing, on the level it’s done today, just wasn’t possible prior to the digital age. Technology was the key limitation. Advertising on TV, …

Why entrepreneurship by necessity scares the hell out of me

You won't often see me get upset over the rise of entrepreneurship in Canada. But this is one time, in my 25 years as an entrepreneur, I feel I have to voice my opinion.<p>You shouldn't <i>have</i> to become an entrepreneur because you've been downsized. You should <i>want</i> to become an entrepreneur because …

Five Tips For Marketers In 2015

To come up with advice for marketers as we move from 2014 to 2015, I turned to an executive recruiter, a couple of CEOs, The CMO Council, a political campaign insider, and a leadership expert. Below is their perspective on how to make the most of the new year!<p><b>Tip #1: Career Management – “Don’t let</b> …

9 marketing mistakes that make you look like a rookie

There are a few glaring marketing faux pas that crop up everywhere, from newsletters to email campaigns, over and over again. But what could seem …

How to Take Landscape Photos

Get tips for taking great photos of landscapes in this how-to photo gallery, from National Geographic.

15 Otherworldly Places You Have to See to Believe

<b>Three Sisters Volcano, Oregon</b><p>Have you ever looked at a photo and just couldn't believe what you were seeing? Today let's check out 15 of those places. Destinations that seem like they are not of this Earth. Lakes that seem like they belong on another planet. Mountains that appear like they were …

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How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

The '8 Great' Accountability Skills For Business Success

How is the issue of personal accountability viewed in your organization? Seasoned workers have undoubtedly seen their share of finger pointing, dishonesty, and “CYOA.” However, personal accountability is a critical step towards improving leadership. When people are accountable for their own …

12 Principles of Great Brand Design

Branding is something you should be focusing on even in your startup days. It’s much easier (and more cost effective), to get your brand design right the first time, rather than fix it later. However, this can be tough to focus on when you’re just starting out.<p>Keep these dozen tips in mind to stay …

Banff National Park

This Canadian park boasts some of the world's finest unspoiled ecosystems.<p><b>Location:</b> Alberta <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1885 <b><br>Size:</b> 1,641,027 acres<p>Simplicity marks the origin of Banff—Canada’s first national park. In 1883, on the slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, three railway workers discovered a natural …

Walmart Stores Are Now Price-Matching Amazon.com

Black Friday is exactly two weeks away and the holiday season is just around the corner, which is causing the competition between retailers to intensify. Now Walmart executives are telling managers at its stores across the U.S. to price-match Amazon.com and other online retailers.<p>Greg Foran, the …