Marissa Ware

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How to go completely invisible on Facebook

If you want to stay hidden on Facebook, however, we can help you out.<p>When you're finished with this process, no one but you will be able to see your Facebook activity, view your photos, or see where you've checked in. Your current friends will still be able to view your basic profile — there's no …

Apps

91% off Design Course for Increasing User Engagement

Increasing conversion on your site can feel like a mystery sometimes — but that’s where it helps to understand how the human mind works and makes decisions.<p>This course by behavioral psychologist Dr. Susan Weinschenk will teach you everything you need to know about user behavior and principles you …

9 Companies Where You Can Seriously Grow Your Career

Any company worth its salt will do what it can to support employees and help them grow to become better members of the team.<p>But then there are some companies that take that objective up a notch. At these companies, professional development is part of their culture. They live it. They breathe it. …

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

The 14 Best Business Books To Read This Fall

As we shake off the summer malaise and head into fall, it's the perfect time to read some motivational and insightful business books.<p>And there's no shortage of good material. Coming out in the next two months are memoirs packed with advice, like Virgin Group founder Richard Branson's "The Virgin …

Peter Thiel

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Investing

Instagram 101: A Complete Walkthrough for Businesses

Our Instagram 101 page is designed to walk you through the process of getting started with Instagram marketing. From publishing to analytics and more.

15 Resources to Create Images for Social Media

Shares 14K<p>Do you post images on social media?<p>Would you like to create attractive images to share?<p>When creating images for social media, quality makes …

Infographics

David Bowie’s Top 100 Books

“David Bowie Is,” the extensive retrospective exhibit of the artist and his fabulous costumes, hit Toronto last Friday (see our post from earlier …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

Treasury I Savings Bond "Cliff Notes"

Because I was one of the most vocal supporters of I Bonds when they were first introduced, I’m often asked for my thoughts on today’s I Bond offerings. The most common question I get is “Are today’s I Bonds a good investment?”<p>While we can reminisce about the “good old days” when one could purchase …

Public Relations

20 Ways to Become a Better Leader Right Now | Inc.com

It all started in 2001.<p>My role as a leader in business had reached a pivotal point. I was managing about 50 people in three large teams, just a couple of positions away from the CEO of a major retailer, making a nice income and eating out almost every day for lunch.<p>And, before landing this …

Leadership

27 Pinterest Boards That Will Actually Make Your Life Better

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>There are not many places on the web as …

Productivity

4 Money-Saving TNW Deals

We’ve featured some amazing offers from TNW Deals lately that we’re sure you don’t want to miss. Here’s our pick of the week:<p>The Ultimate Design Course To Increase User Engagement: Ramp up conversions by understanding user psychology better<p>Increasing conversion on your site can feel like a mystery …

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome | Inc.com

Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your brain, in anticipation of the time off, just says: <i>I have had enough! Bring on the downtime.</i> Then the afternoon just drags on and …

Productivity

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

Investing

7 Productivity Hacks Every Busy Entrepreneur Should Try | Inc.com

I don't have to tell you, the aspiring entrepreneur, that you've got a full plate. There's so much to do with so little time to accomplish it that things can get a bit overwhelming. How are we ever-busy entrepreneurs supposed to get anything done? Well, you could start by increasing your …

Time Management

More Rules for Life and Trading

A while back I submitted five rules for life to a website of the same name. Here were my rules nearly 10 years ago: <b><br>1)</b> <b>In life, do good and do well</b>. …

26 Tips for Using Instagram for Business

Shares 10K<p>Are you wondering how to use images and short video to enhance your customers’ experience?<p>Have you considered creating a brand profile on …

4 Entrepreneurial Cult Classics to Cultivate Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a habitual one-hour-a-day reader, I become excited when I find a book that catches my attention. Too many books offer the same old regurgitated advice leaving me to flip to the cover wondering if this is a title I've already read in …

Entrepreneurship

The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding a mentor can be invaluable for every entrepreneur. Yet, finding the <i>right</i> mentor can be tricky. Many entrepreneurs seek advice from people who have achieved enormous success -- the kind we aspire to achieve someday. In reality, …

Entrepreneurship

Power Marketing: How To Make A Hashtag Go Viral

Today I heard from my PR and social media friend Janet Thaeler, of Ogden Utah, the Salt Lake region’s talented and sometimes notorious @Newspapergrl. We have no business relationship together, but I am always interested to follow her tips.<p>So I was excited when Janet offered to share her adventures …

11 Habits of Remarkably Successful People | Inc.com

To live a life filled with success is to live a life of bliss. Each day blends seamlessly into the next and each breath you take is energized with the next exciting task at hand. Your days are fun, exciting, and fulfilling, and they are full of successful communication, networking, research, …

Self-improvement

Here Are 50 Stocks That Big Hedge Funds Love Most

According to their research, FactSet found that these funds increased their equity exposure by <b>9.8%</b> in the second quarter. And following M&A activity in the Health Care sector, four health care stocks involved in merger discussions were among the top ten equity additions this quarter.<p>By comparison, …

Investing

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps for Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.<p>That’s how it feels sometimes when you find just the right Twitter tool. And there’s a tool for practically every …