Matthew Chronister

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The 1 Thing Nobody Understands About Social Media Marketing (and It's Seriously Mind-Boggling)

You're doing it wrong.<p>Let's get down in the weeds for a second about social-media marketing.<p>I cannot tell you how many times a day I hear the words, "We need to be on Facebook. We should be posting more on Twitter. We should show people our culture on Instagram."<p>Nobody cares.<p>That's the cold, …

Social Media

Watching videos in new Chrome for Android could save you tons of data

Good news, Android users: Google has updated Chrome to make streaming video faster and smoother, suck up less battery and reduce data …

Top 10 Books on Learning Meditation and Mindfulness

There are different paths available to practice meditation, but the last truth of meditation will always remain as to reach your highest goal, where …

Growing Medicinal Herbs and Plants at Home - Quiet Corner

Growing medicinal herbs and plants at home is a must for every herb garden enthusiast. If you love to garden, the apothecary attitude of medicinal …

9 Amazing Modern Houses!

Have you ever dreamt of your own modern house? A stylish mix of eclectic exterior design using different high quality materials to make it everything …

Swimming Pools

How to Mix Concrete - Step by Step DIY Guide - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

There are many great projects a DIY person can do without the assistance of professionals. Some examples include the following:<p><b><br>* Making your own</b> …

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

Architecture Nerds Will Love This Video Game Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

<i>Manifold Garden</i> has some pretty sophisticated design references for a puzzle game. The M.C. Escher-esque video game, created by Chicago-based artist …

A 3-Minute Breathing Exercise To Beat Bloat & Stimulate Your Thyroid

<i>Fern Olivia is the founder of Thyroid.Yoga and an L.A.-based wellness expert renowned for her artful approach to self-healing. This week, we’re</i> …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the broader financial services system is changing.<p>The fintech industry no longer stands clearly apart from financial services proper, and is increasingly growing embedded in mainstream …

Financial Services

26 Perfect Luxurious Home Interior Architecture Designs

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Patio Design Tips & Ideas - Quiet Corner

Rather than upgrading to a larger home, many people are looking to expand their living space outdoors. As a result, patios are becoming larger, more …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

How to Make Good Decisions: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones.<p>With careers:<p>More than half of …

George Mason

The CEO of SolarCity told us why now's the time to install solar panels on your home

SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive told Tech Insider it can cost anywhere between $12,000 to $20,000 to install solar panels on your home — and that's after federal tax credits.<p>That's a pretty lofty price, but one benefit of solar is it can save you money on your electric bill down the road. With cost of …

5 Methods to Make Sure You Use Time Effectively

If you are like most entrepreneurs, the resource you always wish you had more of is time. Learn to use the following methods and become a time-management expert.<p>When I interview successful business people who are at the apex of their careers, the one thing they all wish they had more of, is …

Time Management

9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Self-improvement

Microsoft Flow, a tool for managing workflows, launches on iOS

Microsoft Flow, the company’s recently launched workflow management tool, has now arrived on mobile in the form of an iOS application. Essentially a direct competitor to IFTTT, Microsoft Flow debuted in April on the web, offering an interface that lets you mash up up two or more cloud services in …

Apps

THE WIRELESS CARRIERS REPORT: Industry shake-ups, ripple effects across mobile, and the big changes ahead

The wireless industry is in a state of flux. AT&T and Verizon have dominated the carrier market over the past seven years while T-Mobile and Sprint have struggled to gain subscribers. Then in 2013, T-Mobile tweaked its strategy to turn around its business.<p>This move, along with slowing smartphone …

BT's Smart Hub router promises stronger, more reliable WiFi

While it's possible to buy and install your own router, most people stick with the one supplied by their Internet Service Provider (ISP). Most are drab and generally underwhelming, both from a design and performance standpoint (please Google, bring your OnHub routers to the UK). BT's Home Hub 5, …

Eight rock-steady stocks for your portfolio

Slow and steady wins the race. It worked for the tortoise and it can be a useful strategy to build long-term wealth for retirement. While equity markets can be volatile, astute investors can find consistently profitable firms that can generate strong returns over the long-term.<p>Here are eight solid …

The talent trap: why try, try and trying again isn’t the key to success

The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth …

Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Benjamin Franklin Shared This Daily Habit

Entrepreneurs, authors, and thought leaders offer questions you need to ask yourself to improve your life.<p>Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: "What good shall I do this day?" in the morning, and "What good have I done this day?" in the evening.<p>In fact, many great thinkers …

Self-improvement

Protect Your Home With This Internet-Connected Security Gear

Platforms like Apple HomeKit and IFTTT (If This Then That) help your Internet-connected devices talk to each other. Use these cloud services to build …

Plume Pods will revolutionize your home WiFi network

It's pretty safe to assume that almost every home with an internet connection also has a WiFi router (or two). While connecting our laptops, …

5 Deadly Kinds of Ego That Prey Upon Your Success

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism.”</i> -- Harold Geneen<p>You worked hard, you made some smart bets and here you are, successful. Maybe …

Customer Service

Science Says Sleeping Twice a Day May Be What Your Body Really Wants

It's not a new thing. It's actually in our history. It might explain some sleep disorders too.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Do you wake up in the middle of the night?<p>A lot?<p>Have you ever wondered that the reason isn't because …

Sleep

10 Ways to Keep Those Outdoor Bugs Away

I've lived in the Northeast for more than 10 years now and somehow every summer I forget about bugs. As the days become longer I get excited about …

20 Air-Purifying Plants for Your Interior

Here at Decoist, we’re all about making design easy! Often we even suggest substituting real plants with the faux variety if upkeep becomes tedious. …