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5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>By<p>Apr 05 2018, 7:21 PM<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what …

People Like Billy Graham Are Why I Quit Christianity

I grew up in awe of Graham, just like every other Southerner I knew. But I no longer believe in elevating the feelings of white people bothered more by protest than injustice.<p>It was men like Billy Graham who convinced me to leave the church I attended for nearly two decades. They convinced me to …

Billy Graham

The 5 Biggest Failed Marketing Trends of 2017 (and What's Coming in 2018) | Inc.com

Every year, we read about what promises to be the hottest marketing ideas that belong in our content strategies.<p>And--don't get me wrong--it's important to try new things in order to keep our branded content fresh--it's a big part of the reason my content marketing agency Masthead Media makes a …

Marketing

Step-by-Step Guide to Finding the Best Search Terms for Your Business | Inc.com

Identifying keywords starts with common sense. But you’ll also need to enlist the aid of a tool if you want to really outshine the competition.<p>In this article, we’ll go over a few steps you need to follow to find the best search terms for your business.<p>Have a Brainstorming Session<p>Start your keyword …

AdWords

The Last Detail

When Donald Trump won the presidency, many Americans hoped John McCain would live up to his maverick image and resist his agenda. But after the senator was diagnosed with brain cancer in July, his contrarian resolve revealed itself in unexpected ways that may shape his legacy—and our future. McCain …

Republicans

The Rise of the Millennial Mortician

Caitlin Doughty thinks we should get closer to our dead loved ones.<p>For most of us, a trip to a remote village in Indonesia to witness locals disinter their dead relatives’ mummified bodies and then hang out with them as though they were alive would be an alarming—if not completely …

Why Ageism Never Gets Old

The prejudice is an ancient habit, but new forces—in Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and beyond—have restored its youthful vitality.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Early in his career, Paul Newman personified a young man in a hurry forced …

Al Gore

7 Video SEO Tips To Increase Your Rankings

These days people are consuming more video than ever. It always has been (and always will be) one of the best promotional methods to gain exposure and customers. Simply put, if you’re not trying to market your brand with video – you’re leaving money on the table.<p>However, making an awesome video is …

7 Essential HTML Tags that Separate SEO Pros from the Rookies

For many websites, a #1 ranking is the best thing that’s ever happened to them.Let me tell you a little story.A company built a website. It was just …

SEO

How the DeLorean Became Stuck in Time — The Past and Future of the DeLorean DMC-12

An iconic movie car, trapped between its complicated past and its improbable future.<p>It's at the beginning of <i>Back to the Future</i>, about 20 minutes in, when Marty McFly first sees a futuristic four-wheeled hunk of metal—outfitted with a flux capacitor—back out of a smoke-filled trailer. Turning to the …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

False memories and false confessions: the psychology of imagined crimes

In February 2016, Julia Shaw received a call from a lawyer regarding a criminal case. It involved two sisters who, in 2015, had given the police …

Medical Marijuana: A Beginner's Guide

This week, I finally convinced my father to try a cannabis salve for his arthritis. You would think after four years of reporting on the marijuana …

Cannabis

To Survive in Tough Times, Restaurants Turn to Data-Mining

The early diners are dawdling, so your 7:30 p.m. reservation looks more like 8. While you wait, the last order of the duck you wanted passes by. Tonight, you’ll be eating something else — without a second bottle of wine, because you can’t find your server in the busy dining room. This is not your …

Hospitality

10 Fundamentals to Understanding SEO

If you don't understand the basic foundation to SEO, it will seem like a foreign language.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you remember when the training wheels were on your bike, the thought of riding without them was daunting and scary. Once your parents took off …

How to Navigate Google Analytics Like a Pro (Way Beyond the Basics)

It’s not often that we get this lucky.One of the most powerful analytics tools is right at our fingertips.I’m talking about Google Analytics.It …

Analytics

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk—and Fast

I woke up the other morning in a <i>bad</i> mood. I wondered if I'd had a nightmare. Nope, I couldn’t recall any. I wasn’t hungover. I hadn’t even checked my …

7 Tools to Help You Master the Art of DIY Digital Marketing | Inc.com

So, you finally did it. You hunkered down, did your research, and now that seed of an idea you had years ago has been birthed into reality. You have your own business. Your "baby" is real; it's alive and kicking but still, needs your nurturing to survive. Like any newly born thing, you must feed it …

Marketing

The Best Cities in America for Cyclists

When I first started out as a city planner and told my colleagues I couldn’t ride a bike, you would have thought I told them Jane Jacobs was a fraud. …

How We Grew Our Organic Traffic 120% in 5 Months with 4 Simple Steps

As a B2B texting software, one of our main goals at Text Request is maximizing value, both for ourselves and our users. That's what led us to …

Marketing

9 Things You Need to Know About SEO Right Now [Weekly Roundup]

You can bet your family jewels that the SEO scene isn’t all sunshine and rainbows.If anything, the landscape has grown to be such a ruthless, …

Time I

Did Airbnb Kill the Mountain Town?

Brian Barker was living in Portland, Oregon, with a well-paying union job as a spokesperson for the fire department. But despite having “a job you don’t leave”—he had an itch. “I wanted to go live in the mountains,” he says. “I didn’t want to sit in traffic all the time. I was tired of living in …

Housing

SEO Basics: How to Make Your Website Google-Friendly

SEO Basics: How to Make Your Website Google-Friendly<p>Updated July 12, 2017<p>Whether you have a website already or have one in the works, your online …

The 5 Most Common SEO Myths

There many misconceptions about search engine optimization that you should learn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve talked with hundreds of business owners, entrepreneurs and marketing managers prior to launching SEO campaigns for their business. From Fortune 500 …

29 of the Toughest Interview Questions With Answers

Tough Job Interview Questions and Answers<p>How to Answer Some of the Toughest Questions to Get the Job<p>Updated October 26, 2017<p>Preparing for a job …

9 Different Ways to Do Burpees

It's tough to find someone who actually <i>likes</i> doing burpees. But if you ask around enough, you'll definitely find a lot of people who hate them, yet …