Michael McKinnis

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How to Make Your Photos Go Viral

How to make your photos go viral (like a virus):<p>What is ‘going viral’?<p>Think of a virus. It spreads. It usually is spread through organisms, or …

5 Social Media Studies That Will Boost Your Marketing Skills

To help you better understand the ever-changing social media landscape, check out these studies.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>We are very grateful for all the research that has been done on social media.<p>Social media studies have given us great ideas to improve our social media marketing, …

5 Digital Marketing Ideas That Could Improve Your Brand Growth in 2017

With 2016 officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how your marketing strategy will evolve in 2017. It’s a good idea to step back for a moment, assess the success of last year’s marketing campaigns, and consider ways to evolve your digital strategy in the year to …

Marketing

How to Make the Most of a 9-to-5 Job When You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

If you’re an entrepreneur at heart, nothing can be more frustrating than clocking in at a traditional 9–to–5 job, feeling like you’re just biding …

Remove a Photo from Lightroom? | The Quickest Ways to Do the Things You Want to Do, Right Now!

If instead of just removing an image from a collection, you actually want the image out of Lightroom altogether (or off your computer and out of your …

Tutorials

How to Market Your Startup on a Budget

No one ever said running a small business was easy. However, when asked what they find most difficult about being business owners, …

8 Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful Freelancers

Why do some solopreneurs struggle while others knock it out of the park? Here are eight habits of the most successful.<p>Working for yourself offers a number of advantages when it comes to productivity. You have a great deal more control over how you spend your time. You may still have to attend …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Martial Arts

Promote Your Blog On The Web Using These 30 Tips

Even if you’re the best blogger in the world, you’ll lack readers if folks can’t find your posts online. How do you lead readers to your posts? By …

Small Business

7 Stages to Level Up Your Life into Financial Freedom | Inc.com

When I first made the leap into entrepreneurialism, I wanted it all.<p>I wanted everything at once. I wanted to build my dream business overnight and have an enormous community of fans and friends and make millions of dollars creating products I loved.<p>Having zero experience and a small network, those …

Entrepreneurship

Eloquent Advice from the “Elegant Entrepreneur”

Danielle Tate is herself a successful entrepreneur. In “Elegant Entrepreneur: The Female Founders Guide to Starting & Growing Your First Company” she …

Entrepreneurship

In His Spare Time, Immigrant Noubar Afeyan Has Started 38 Companies In America

Starting one successful company is a fine achievement. How does one describe someone who has helped found 38 companies?<p>Noubar Afeyan was born to Armenian parents in Lebanon. At the age of 13, he immigrated with his family to Canada and attended college there. Noubar was accepted to a Ph.D. program …

Startups

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

Anki's new robot car racing game totally blew me away by bridging the digital and real world

Try as I might, it’s hard to keep up with <i>every single</i> gadget/device/connected toy released, and Anki’s Drive racing game totally passed me by first time around.<p>However, the company has just released its second robot racing game in the form of Anki Overdrive, which is partially compatible with the …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Low vitamin D speeds up cognitive decline - Futurity

Older adults who don't get enough vitamin D may experience cognitive decline two to three times faster than those who get enough.

Cognition

How to Retire Your Husband Before 30 with a Near Million-Dollar Business

When I first heard about Kimra Luna, I had heard of my fair share of rags to riches stories, but few were as inspiring as hers -- she not only went from welfare to almost millionaire in three years, but she was also able to retire her husband before 30.<p><i>I am honored to be introducing Kimra, a</i> …

How to Promote with Brand Ambassadors Using Visual Content Marketing

Passionate brand advocates can provide marketing on steroids.<p>On a social web they boost sharing, enable crowd sourced marketing and they do it for …

The Biggest Legal Mistake Photographers Make

Whether photography is your bread and butter, or something that you’ve started out doing casually with machinations of eventually picking up a few …

The Strongest Entrepreneurs Do These 8 Things Every Day

While a great business plan, marketing strategy and team are essential components of a winning company, the best entrepreneurs are masters of their inner beings as well, according to health and spiritual expert Ron Williams (also an entrepreneur).<p>A master fitness trainer, bodybuilder (he’s …

Entrepreneurship

Do Visual Push-Ups Everyday to Grow as a Photographer

Please note that I do not know who originally coined the phrase “visual push-ups”. I have heard it used many times and find it very suitable to …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Still Can't Keep Up With iPhone's Massive Profit Margins

One of the nice selling points of Samsung’s Galaxy phones used to be the option of expanding memory manually. But with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Samsung sealed all that off. Jumping from a 32 to a 64 to a 128GB version of the new phones will cost an additional $100 at each increment. But it only …

Gear & Gadgets

The Shaky Foundation of the Roman Catholic Church

The Shaky Foundation of the Roman Catholic Church<p>4/11/2015 Catholicism 28 Comments<p>For almost two millennia, no attacks on the beliefs of the Roman …

Theology

A Fulfilling And Meaningful Life: 33 Powerful Tips

Let’s face it.<p>You’re frustrated.<p>It’s so difficult to feel certain about what you’re supposed to be doing with your life.<p>One minute, it’s the happiest …

The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You As A Photographer

Let's face it; the industry is changing. Art directors and potential clients are not looking to simply hire a photographer anymore. They do not care …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Middle School

Spirituality in the New World Order

<b>By Matthew Butler | Conscious Reporter</b><p><i>Last September, Israel’s ex-President Shimon Peres asked Pope Francis to head a future “UN of religions”, a</i> …

New Veydra 85mm T/2.2 MFT lens announced!

Veydra announced the new 85mm T/2.2 MFT Cine lens. This is the official description text from Vedyra:<p><i>The Veydra Mini Prime 85mm T2.2 is a telephoto</i> …