Matthew Miggiani

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The Best Houseplants You (Probably) Won’t Kill

When it comes to indoor plants, men don’t have a reputation for green thumbs. But plant life is important: it can improve your home’s decor and feng …

Plants

Rats Taught to Detect Land Mines in Cambodia

PC makers mock Apple’s new MacBook

Mac vs. PC is always fun. It's a never-ending war of words between Apple fans and Microsoft fans, mixed with tech spec comparisons of GHz, nits, and RAM speed. While Apple was busy unveiling a new 12-inch MacBook without any full-sized USB ports, PC makers took the opportunity to mock the future …

Panton Font Family from Fontfabric

The Panton Font Family from Fontfabric, a type system that consists of 34 weights including 9 uprights plus 9 matching italics and 16 icon …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Retro Sans, Angelface, Blogger Sans

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Uncover Your Creative Talent by Using the “Equal Odds Rule”

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>Paul Erdos was a strange man. He lived out of two suitcases, never learned …

Social Psychology for Marketers: 8 Lessons in Buyer Behavior

How to go from $0 to $75,000/mo. without taking on an investor or hiring a single employee

In case you didn’t know, we (Talkroute) declined our acceptance into a well-known accelerator, and a lot of people thought we were stupid. Even after I published a ridiculously long blog post explaining why we said “no thanks,” the skeptics remained, well, skeptical.<p>But today, right here on …

Psychology: The truth about the paranormal

In the 21st Century, why do so many people still believe in the paranormal? David Robson discovers that there’s good reason we hold superstitions – and a few surprising benefits.<p>Soon after World War II, Winston Churchill was visiting the White House when he is said to have had an uncanny …

Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …

The Anatomy of a Perfect Facebook Post

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You post to your Facebook page, hoping you’ve hit upon something that works.<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p>How great would it be know that the post you just published had the best chance of …

11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free …

The three lives of Blizzard Entertainment

"<i>World of Warcraft</i> transformed everything."<p>It’s a statement that’s tough to argue regardless of your position. If you play games, it’s almost a guarantee that something you’ve played in the last few years has elements borrowed from World of Warcraft. If you create games, there’s a good chance that …

Content Marketing: How to Surpass 90% of the Field in 90 Days

<i>Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post originally appeared on his blog, Feldman Creative.</i><p>Sorry. I’ve been toting this one around in my pack for a while now and haven’t yet shared it with you. Here you go, the most effective content …

Minimal Meets Versatile Stationary

The first length-adjustable pen in the world, Takumi is compatible with over 50 ink refills, making it one of the most customizable to fit your style …

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …

The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type

Does your job fit your personality?<p>The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the …

Personality

The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

3 Smart Decisions to Make Before Advertising on Facebook

The goals your organization is looking to achieve on Facebook will guide the choice of certain features and tool sets over others.<p>“The way Facebook is structured is by objectives,” Smith said. “A lot of advertisers don’t know how to use these tools because they don’t actually know what they want to …

Time Is Money: The Seiko 5 “Sea Urchin” and Diving Headfirst into Mechanical Watches

There’s something about a watch you could actually buy with your current bank account, right now, that gets the heart thumping and the synapses …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Alpaca, Cooper Hewitt, Quickhand

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Atletico Font, A Slab Serif Display Font

The Atletico font family, a slab serif type family from Stereotypes.<p>German art director and graphic designer Lukas Bischoff of studio Artill teamed …

Trusting Your Gut: Knowing When to Pivot

<i>Lopo Champalimaud is the founder of Wahanda, a health and wellness community and marketplace.</i><p>Over the past five years I have made a radical change to my business’ direction. Twice. Making the decision to pivot is never an easy one, but in hindsight, both times, it was the right thing to do at the …

Internet: How websites are experimenting on you

Websites are using hidden tricks to make you click or buy without realising, and the way they do it can be both baffling and controversial, finds Chris Baraniuk.<p>The internet is one big experiment, and you’re part of it. Every day, millions of trials are manipulating what you see when you browse …

4 Tips to Make Customer Development Surveys Suck Less

<i>Tenoch Esparza is the co-founder of Sensory Percussion, a next-generation electronic drum startup. This post is part of the Lessons Learned series and was originally published on the NYU Entrepreneur blog.</i><p>As Steve Blank preaches in his book The Startup Owner’s Manual, you need to get out of the …