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You Will Do Something Incredible With Your Life if You Embrace These Mindsets

The world is full of amazing people. We look up to the most successful and incredible people. Some of them probably didn’t even realize how much …

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

Marketing

10 Ways to Stop Procrastination From Standing in the Way of Your Goals

Use these tips to break through old habits<p>One of the biggest obstacles to achieving your goals is you. In the pursuit of success, sometimes the hardest thing to do is to get out of your own way. And one of the ways that this can manifest itself is, you guessed it, procrastination.<p>More often than …

25 Marketing Tools that Will Help You Double Your Users

When you have a business, a thing that separates youThe post 25 Marketing Tools that Will Help You Double Your Users appeared first on iamwire.

Infographics

This 10 Year Old Motivational Speaker Is Inspiring The Internet

The Internet has become a treasure trove of many things. With a cursory search one can discovery everything from the beautiful, creative and the …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

Self-improvement

Michael Jordan to Invest $500,000 in Literacy Programs in Charlotte, N.C.

Since hanging up his signature sneakers, basketball legend Michael Jordan has been focusing his attention on conquering the business world. And it’s …

5 Powerful Tools You Should Use to Dominate Social Media | Inc.com

Social media channels can take all the time you are willing to throw at them and then take the same again. Yes, we need social channels for marketing, but it needs to be on our terms and work for us, not against.<p>Luckily there is a wide range of third-party apps that make Twitter and Facebook easier …

Project Management

5 Affordable Online Marketing Strategies for the Startup With a Limited Budget

<i>Startups don't have much money to work with, but that doesn't mean you can't run a successful marketing campaign.</i><p>Every business goes through a startup phase, where customers are sparse, revenue is light, and you aren't 100 percent sure what you're doing (even if you're a seasoned entrepreneur). In …

13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success | Inc.com

On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source of practical advice to help you reach your goals:<p>1. "Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, …

Motivation

How to Write the Sales and Marketing Section of Your Business Plan

Think of marketing as getting people to know, like, and trust you. Think of sales as helping them configure, choose, and pay for what you offer that …

Marketing

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

The Civil Rights Problem In U.S. Schools: 10 New Numbers

It's a rare and remarkable view into America's public schools and the challenges that continue some 60 years after <i>Brown v. Board of Education</i>:<p>The Civil Rights Data Collection survey.<p>Since 1968, the federal government has been sending it to the nation's schools to gauge educational access and …

Education

The “Roots” remake is a reminder that yes, America needs more movies about slavery

When I told my friends that the <i>History Channel</i> was doing a remake of Alex Haley’s <i>Roots</i>, I heard a lot of groans. “Do we really need another film about slavery?” my friends said. In a word: yes.<p>40 years since <i>Roots</i> debuted, most of my students have never seen the groundbreaking original. I still have …

Black History

Startup Launch List

Startups

9 Tips for Creating an Awesome Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When creating your brand, it’s imperative that you think about everything from your logo to color scheme to to the tag line. You also have to have a memorable brand name, strong message, support system, and all of the necessary …

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec shares the top 3 mistakes entrepreneurs make in a pitch

Over seven seasons of "Shark Tank" and six seasons of its Canadian predecessor "Dragon's Den," Robert Herjavec has seen hundreds of pitches from entrepreneurs looking for funding.<p>By this point, he can determine whether he can trust an entrepreneur with his money within the first few minutes of a …

Entrepreneurship

5 Signs You're An Exceptional Employee | Inc.com

A recent study of over 500 business leaders addressed what makes an employee stand out. The number one thing leaders said? It wasn't how late someone stayed at the office. It wasn't their skill set. It wasn't their ability to liaise with clients.<p>It was <b>personality</b>.<p>But when leaders said …

Leadership

21 Social Media Facts You Should Know Right Now

Millennials are still on Facebook. Images get shared more. Digital ad spending is increasing. People will unfollow your Facebook page if you overpost.<p>…

It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe

In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just …

Meet the Young Black Entrepreneurs Taking on Tinder

Justin Gerrard speaks quickly, Brian Gerrard speaks slowly. Justin jumps around the room, Brian glides with caution. If you met them separately, you …

The best free online business courses starting in June

Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff to summer. In business, that means summer hours or "working" from home on Fridays. For some, June is a time to catch their breath.<p>Since the holidays, they've been criss-crossing the country, living out of Drury Inns with 11 p.m. conference calls and 5 a.m. …

23 Reasons Why You’ll Always Be Broke

... even though you make good money.<p>Many Americans are clearly not experts at managing their own finances and end up broke month after month. The …

4 social media lessons from Beyoncé

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in May 2016.</i> <br>Managing a brand’s social media and public perception is not easy.<p>Social media pros …

7 Tiny Daily Habits That Can Lead to Huge Success

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that …

SEO Has Evolved To Search 'Experience' Optimization

The last few years, search engines such as Google, Bing, and even Apple, have been upgrading their algorithms and machine learning processes to account for the end-user’s experience. But, since their algorithms are built upon the work completed by automated crawling bots (pieces of software that …

SEO

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

From Lightroom to WordPress: How to Create SEO-Optimized Images

WordPress is a piece of software that powers as much as 25% of the web's websites. Major websites like The New York Times, CNN, and Forbes all use …

Tutorials