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20 Top Social Media Tools to Try in 2018

Now that 2018 is here and in full swing, you might be looking for new social media tools to add to your marketing stack.<p>According to Scott Brinker of …

Social Media Marketing

12 Days of Christmas: Seven Online Courses for Communicators

On the 7th day of Christmas, #SpinSucks gave to you 7 online courses, 6 PR professional development opps, 5 productivity tools, 4 PR pro gifts, 3 PR …

Public Relations

Apple Mail: How to annotate images and PDFs

Starting with OS X Yosemite, a little-known feature made its way into Apple's Mail program for Mac: The ability to sign PDFs and markup documents and …

Public Relations
Time Management

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

Microsoft

The 15 Most Common WordPress Mistakes to Avoid - Jeffbullas's Blog

A very old and famous saying, “<i>to err is human and to forgive is divine</i>“, is absolutely true. We all make mistakes, because none of us is perfect. …

Marketing

7 Inspiring Women On How They’ve Become Better Leaders With Age

Seven of this year’s Forty Over 40 Women to Watch honorees share how innovation improves with age.<p>Red wine. Cheese. Innovation. Yes, these are all things that get better with age. Don’t believe it? Science offers some pretty compelling evidence that wunderkinds are the exception, rather than the …

24 Sex Problems Only Women Understand

Dental dams look like angry jellyfish.<p><b>1. When you buy expensive lingerie and then the lights are off anyway, so he doesn't even notice.</b> I mean, you could have worn empty Whoppers wrappers under your clothes and he still wouldn't have noticed.<p><b>2. When the guy sleeps on a disgusting floor mattress</b> …

Alex Mack

Great Thing of the Day: Betty White's Reddit AMA Was as Awesome as You'd Expect

Is there anyone cooler than Betty White? Short answer: No, no, there is not. And we were reminded of such today when the 92-year-old took to Reddit for her AMA. Did the icon disclose any startling revelations about her long and awesome career? Nope, not really. But she was her typically quirky, …

Infographic: How To Feel Happier And Less Stressed

Are you down in the dumps? Wish you felt like clapping along to Pharrell? Happify can help. The company’s digital brain games promise to boost feelings of happiness and fulfillment. If you’re not convinced–or if you’re too stressed to take a mid-day procrastination break–then the company’s new …

Women in Business: Q&A with Marissa Sackler, Founder and President of Beespace

<i>Marissa's lifelong passion for nonprofits led to the formation of Beespace--a New York City-based nonprofit incubator providing early-phase organizations with the office space, mentorship and operational support needed to get off the ground and succeed. She is a founding sponsor and activist for</i> …

Nonprofits

Meet the Handsome Face of Namibia's Budding Vintage Craze

Meet Lourens Loux Gebhardt: internal auditor by trade, fashion designer by choice, and dapper gentleman for life. Dapper may even be an understatement for the impeccably groomed, fastidiously outfitted Namibian blogger, who goes by Loux. Despite his background in finance, Loux is known as the …

New 'Secret' app brings anonymous social sharing to iOS

Remember the social networking, secret-sharing app, Whisper, which was originally based on the PostSecret model? Well, the iTunes App Store now has a …

Flat Icons by Diana Costin

Flat Icon Set with Long Shadows.<p>Diana Costin is a graphic designer specializing in illustration, layouts, animation, character design, mobile apps …

Graphic Design

Why Did This Woman Walk Away From Earning $600,000?

It takes a lot of courage to quit your job and start a venture of your own. It takes something entirely else to walk away from a finance job that pays you over half a million dollars a year, and create a new media property – teaching yourself Final Cut Pro via Lynda.com, taking sketch comedy …

10 LinkedIn Blunders That Make You Look Like An Amateur

In working with clients on their LinkedIn strategy over the past few years, I have identified some all-too-common faux pas that will create a negative impression rather than build your brand. I share ten of the most egregious gaffes here in two categories – Content and Contacts.<p><b>CONTENT</b> The content …

15 of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Most Inspiring Motivational Quotes

More by Vi-An<p>More than 49 years after his death and 54 years after his historic “I Have a Dream” speech, <b>Martin Luther King Jr.</b>‘s stirring words and …

Black History

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+ - Jeffbullas's Blog

Google+ maybe a newer social network, but it’s a powerful one.<p>In fact it is now the second largest social media network behind Facebook after only …

Google+

20 Ideas for Content That People Love To Share on Social Media

Social media is a hungry beast. The social networks require constant feeding. They need to be thrown a diet of content that keeps readers and viewers …

Infographics

How to Launch a Self Hosted WordPress Blog in Under 5 Minutes - Jeffbullas's Blog

If you want to create and control your online brand that allows you to communicate to a global audience then you can do it for free with sites like …

New Gmail Feature Allows Anyone On Google+ To Email You & Vice Versa, But Opt Out Is Provided

Google is today making a change to Gmail that will further bake in Google+ to its webmail product in a way that’s actually somewhat practical, though also potentially invasive. Going forward, you’ll now be able to directly email your Google+ contacts from Gmail, even if you don’t know their email …

11 Reasons 2014 Will Be A Breakout Year For Women Entrepreneurs

While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about.<p>The number of $10-million-plus women-owned firms increased by 57% — a growth rate nearly 50% more than …

Hell Has Frozen Over, Headline Writers Rejoice

When it gets super-cold in Hell, Mich., guess what headline writers and radio hosts have to say about it:<p>Hell Has Frozen Over<p>A Google News search of that phrase at 8:45 a.m. ET Wednesday turned up 3,980 results.<p>The hardy souls in the tiny town near Ann Arbor don't seem to mind the attention.<p>listen …