Mark Davidson

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You Only Have 8 Seconds of Attention: How to Connect with Your Audience Lightning Fast [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Internet has put whole libraries of information at the fingertips of anyone with a mobile phone. This great democratization of information is in …

The Digital Marketer’s Mobile Optimization Checklist

Every good marketer knows that one of the key elements to success is making it as easy as possible for your audience to consume and share …

3 Psychology Books to Change Your Mindset (and Your Business)

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge," says author George R.R. Martin of <i>Game of Thrones</i> fame.<p>I read to keep my edge. I get especially excited about books rooted in psychology -- about the …

Self-improvement

20 Commonly Misused Phrases (and How to Use Them Correctly)

When you hear someone using grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? There’s no doubt that words are …

Language

6 Secrets of Business Leaders Who Built Hugely Successful Companies

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful entrepreneurs possess strong leadership skills, an uncanny ability to generate game-changing ideas and a knack for hiring exceptional talent. They are simultaneously calculated, clever, collaborative, …

Mount Everest

5 best Android apps for screen recording and other ways too!

One of our more frequent requests from readers is to tell them how to record your screen on Android. The functionality has been around for quite some time but usually requires some tinkering and adjustment to get it. In Android Lollipop, they have a screen recording method building into the OS and …

Smart Ways to Make Intervals Seem Easier

It’s a no-brainer that intervals can make you faster on your bike, but these all-out efforts leave many cyclists begging for mercy. Now it appears that those pleas have been answered. Two just-published studies reveal some smart strategies that can help those eye-popping efforts feel easier. Start …

Weight Loss

Mortgage

30-Year Fixed<p>Enjoy fixed payments that won't change over time.<p>As low as 10% down4.<br>No borrower-paid PMI.<p>Rate4<p>APR4<p>30-year term<p>15-Year Fixed<p>Pay your …

How to Get a Business Loan in 7 Days or Less

The only option for a business loan or line of credit used to be the bank. Not anymore.<p>You didn't plan for it, but it's happened. A counted-on payment from a customer has been delayed. Or your landlord renewed your lease--at double the rent. Or you can't complete that project on deadline without …

Personal Finance

You can also set alarms and send notes to your phone from Google Search

<b>Update:</b> Google’s support page “Link your phone to Google” indicates that, in addition to the four commands mentioned below, you can also use the “set a reminder” command. We couldn’t get it to work on our devices, but it’s worth trying for yourself.<p>The page also clarifies the requirements for the …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi calling

Making a Wi-Fi call on a smartphone is nothing new. The ability to patch a call using a Wi-Fi connection instead of a cellular one has been around for years, with Skype being one of oldest and most popular apps to do so.<p>But just as carrier technology continues to evolve, so does Wi-Fi calling. In …

Wi-Fi

'A ski accident left me with advanced mental abilities': US woman tells her extraordinary story

Anonymous woman pens her amazing story of suffering an accident and later discovering she could remember the details of what she had seen vividly<p>An anonymous American woman has told her rare story of how a ski accident left her with incredible mental abilities.<p>She revealed to readers of <b>xoJane.com</b> …

40+ Blogs Inbound Marketers Should Be Following

See what’s inside PR 20/20’s RSS feed, and check out more than 40 of our favorite inbound marketing blogs and publications.

The 10 Best Free Apps for Travel Junkies

Odds are you use no more than two travel apps to get from point A to point B, and that’s fine — surveys show you’re not alone.<p>But consider for a …

Apps

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Motors Stock

<b>Crude oil has dropped 50% in just 6 months</b><p>At under $50/barrel, gasoline is now selling for under $2/gallon in many USA locations. This is a price rollback to 2008 – something almost no one expected in early 2014.<p><b>Don’t jump to conclusions</b><p>It is easy to jump to conclusions about what this will mean …

Men's Style: 10 Quick and Painless New Year's Style Resolutions

New Year's resolutions are so cliché, I almost can't stand writing about them. But the truth is, when a new year rolls around, it's nice to take stock and see what you could start doing differently. The usual suspects here are diet and exercise, and often such resolutions are overzealous and set us …

I work at Sony Pictures. This is what it was like after we got hacked.

An employee* in the Los Angeles office of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SNE) opened up to <i>Fortune</i> about the personal ordeal they went through following …

15 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Best Advice They Ever Got

For the entrepreneurs who make it, the difference between giving up and persisting through the toughest times can be getting advice from people who have done it before — and being smart enough to listen.<p>From billionaire Mark Cuban's dad telling him that there are no shortcuts to Lululemon founder …

44 Best Mobile Apps and Tools for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You get a ton done when you’re at your computer, speeding away on the day’s social media strategy.<p>Might there be a way to wring some productivity when you’re away from your desk?<p>Mobile apps and tools can make it so a marketer’s entire day is filled …

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

You don't have to be born mentally tough. Here's how you can develop the vital trait.<p>First, the definition:<p><i>"The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals."</i><p>Now the …

Self-improvement

Content Marketing Trends Your Business Should Implement

<i>JT Ripton is a business consultant and freelance writer.</i><p>Through proper content marketing, businesses can build their brand, raise awareness, and engender trust. This type of marketing positions businesses as credible and reliable information sources. Sharing and promoting content related to your …

5 Life-Changing TED Talks About Personal Finance

<b>TED Talks</b> began in 1984 as a conference that encouraged innovation and discussion in the fields of technology, entertainment and design. Since then, …

Siri Gets Taken Down By Google Now In Intelligence Battle

You always knew that Siri wasn't the best assistant, but now you have proof.<p>A new study released Tuesday by consulting group Stone Temple compared the top voice-controlled search engines, Google Now, Cortana and Siri. Google Now is on Android phones, Cortana is on Microsoft phones and Siri is on …

To Get Fit, You Need to Get Strong

Mark Rippetoe believes the $27 billion fitness industry is confusing you. Worst of all, they’re doing it on purpose to nab your cash.<p>The man doesn’t have a degree in exercise physiology or a PhD after his name. Instead, the owner of Wichita Falls Athletic Club in Texas has more than 35 years of …

These 7 Motivational Navy SEAL Sayings Will Kick Your Butt Into Gear

Asleep at your desk? Read this and get going.<p>Whether you are an entrepreneur, working in corporate America, or building a startup, it is imperative to continually seek new ways to stay inspired and driven. Being a self-starter is a fantastic quality, but we are all human and get distracted by the …

Motivation

10 Things to Do Every Workday

This list will help you get stuff done in and out of the office.<p>Ever feel as if, in the quest to get <i>everything</i> done, you're not quite doing enough?<p>For example, you've heard on various occasions (including once or twice from us) how important it is to keep in touch with former colleagues, whether …

Business Development