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5 Facebook Advertising Tools You Should Be Using

• <b>Targeted Product Ads</b><br>For businesses selling more than one product the new product ads rolled out in February will help businesses promote many or all …

How you can use Pantone’s color of the year

Thirsty for more Marsala, Pantone’s color of the year for 2015?<p>Known for its proprietary color matching system, Pantone doesn’t make it easy to find RGB, CMYK, and hexadecimal equivalents for its swatches. But if you’re a designer looking to add a splash of Marsala—Pantone color 18-1438—to your …

Graphic Design

Stylish Headphones Repurpose Discarded Guitars

Designer Carina Ostermayer has developed a pair of headphones called <i>Guitar Ear-O</i> that takes advantage of the raw materials left behind whenever a defective electric guitar is produced. The innovative design uses the leftover fingerboards as a unique connecting headpiece, while the speakers are made …

Headphones

Why email newsletters still work — and how you can make yours better

The email newsletter model comes from some very humble roots, yet has grown into a powerful business model. As the former CEO of DailyCandy, I got …

8 Keys To Creating An Emotional Connection Between Products And People

By Sam Swisher and Trevor Shepard9 minute Read<p>Fifty percent of every buying decision is driven by emotion. Which, for anyone responsible for bringing …

Grilled Shrimp Skewers With Tomato, Garlic & Herbs

In this easy recipe, shrimp are quickly marinated in a bright and tangy mixture of olive oil, tomato paste, lemon, garlic, and herbs and then grilled until plump and slightly charred. They're perfect for entertaining -- either as an appetizer or main course -- because all of the prep is done ahead …

Seafood

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

5 Must-Use Strategies for Grilling Perfect Sausage! Plus, the BEST Sausage & Pepper Sandwich You'll Ever Eat

Sausage. And fire. Two components of human happiness that can function as partners -- or bitter adversaries. Cook the former over the latter in a controlled manner and you get a crackling crisp casing, supernaturally moist ground meat, and fire and smoke flavors that endow the sausage with …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

Social Media

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Grill Juicy Beer-Can Chicken

It's chicken! It's beer! It's beer-can chicken!<p>The single best way to grill succulent chicken also happens to be the most fun: Drink half a beer, put the bird on the can, and grill.<p>Maybe you’ve heard of beer-can chicken before. Maybe you’ve even enjoyed the flavorful, juicy bird the method …

Fast & Fresh Summer Meals

Rib-Eye Steaks with Pistachio Butter and Asparagus<p>Nothing says summer like a grilled steak--and this zesty sauce of arugula and pistachios makes it …

Barbecue — not just for meat: Grilling brings out smoky sweetness in nectarines, peaches, grapes

Hunks of juicy meat aren’t the only things you can throw on the barbecue this time of year — think about putting some grill marks on peaches, …

Dancing YouTube Sensation Karen Cheng’s 10 Tips For Making Your Video Go Viral

“Going viral was not an accident,” Cheng writes. “It was work.” Here’s how to do it.<p>I almost didn’t write this post.<p>Because I wanted to keep the magic behind my viral video to myself. Because of my ego. Because I would have loved to brag that I just sat back and it took off on its own. But that’s …

Blofield Air Design: Inflatable Outdoor Furniture

You might have seen Blofield Air Design’s Chesterfield-style chair and sofas we mentioned several years ago. Well, they’ve continued on their sleek …

Create Your Own Hipster Logo In 6 Steps

Launching your very own artisanal organic ketchup company? Do yourself a favor and make a hipster logo to go with it.<p>It’s not entirely clear how the “hipster” came to absorb everything that is home-grown, butchered, built, assembled, shaved, and yes, pickled. But regardless of its hazy origins, the …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

What’s The Best Business Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Great advice is worth its weight in gold.<p>Earlier this week, you told us the qualities that make a really good boss, so we thought it only appropriate for you to share the best business advice you’ve ever received — advice that likely came from one of those awesome bosses. So we asked a quick …