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8 Actionable Instagram Marketing Tips

These tips will help you grow your social presence.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>At Buffer, we’re big fans of using data and research to guide our social media strategy. So when it came to finding the best Instagram strategy, I turned to social media studies.<p>I read through more than 20 …

Influencer Marketing 2018: The Rise of the Personal Influencer

Guest post by John AndrewsMy business partner Ted Rubin deftly points out in his book The Age of Influence that “everyone influences someone”. I’ve …

2018 Predictions from the Brightest Minds in Marketing

The customer experience and customer loyalty. Artificial intelligence and machine learning. eCommerce, digital and social media. Changing C-Suite …

How to Use a DSLR Camera Infographic

When you use a DSLR camera for the first time, it’s natural to be intimated by the sheer number of buttons and options. The manual might seem too …

10 top tips for taking amazing travel photographs

Get up early<p>Getting up early ensures that you have time to get to your chosen location and set up your equipment before the action starts. At Picos de Europa (pictured above) we had the tail end of a storm causing some dramatic clouds and fiery colour. The actual appearance of the sun in this case …

Landscape Photography

Mapping Out Your Digital Marketing Strategy For 2018

As I look at my digital marketing calendar for the year ahead, I’m equally enthusiastic and challenged by how I’ll need to fine tune my company’s digital marketing platform in 2018. My past and current marketing efforts have helped me further brand recognition, increase online leads and establish …

Marketing

How to click that great selfie

Try not to look into the camera. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<p>They might be all the rage, but they are also becoming increasingly predictable. We are …

Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media

It's easier than you think to transform your social media profile into a lucrative business.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think about how you use social media. Is it simply a method to connect with people? A distraction from boredom at work? Or is it a tool …

Marketing

Millennials Expect More Than Good Products, Services To Win Their Loyalty

I have a Millennial-aged friend who only wears Toms shoes despite the fact these shoes hurt his feet, cannot be worn in the rain or cold, and fall apart within weeks simply because he strongly believes in its mission of providing shoes to third-world children. Essentially, Toms values and …

7 influencer marketing trends that will dominate in 2018

The popularity of influencer marketing shows no signs of slowing down. Interest in the term <i>influencer marketing</i> increased 90x from 2013 to 2016 and it doubled in first nine months of 2017. Reasons for ever-growing popularity of influencer campaigns are numerous ranging from their versatility (this …

Four iPhone camera apps that let you take better photos

There's no shortage of photo editors for the iPhone. Take any picture you snap and apply filters, adjust the saturation or white balance, remove unwanted items from the image and so much more. Mobile photo editors have come a very long way in just a few, short years.<p>But what about apps that help …

Mobile Photography

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

Cameras

What to Talk About on a First Date So You Actually Get to Know Each Other

Do you remember the first date you ever went on? I do, and not because it was full of memorable moments that marked the beginning of a great romance. …

Relationships

iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus: Is the camera that much better?

The iPhone 8 Plus has a great camera, but its biggest rival may be a member of its own family.<p>Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone X features a new design and extra features, including slightly different cameras. So how much better are the cameras on the iPhone X, and are they worth at least $200, £200 …

Mobile Photography

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

Tutorials

A Beginner's Guide to Using the Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop

One of the coolest things you can do with Photoshop is get rid of stuff you don't want in the picture fairly easily in most situations. If you're …

6 Things You Should Never Stop Asking For In Your Relationship

Relationships are give and take. You give your time, thoughts, consideration, care and love to your partner -- and then you expect something in …

Down with Tech!

The digital natives are getting restless<p>Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month, everybody.<p>You do know that the month formerly known to FM DJs as “Rocktober” has transmuted into a time when we’re supposed to think about “cyber threats,” right? Yes, this Hacktober, change your passwords frequently and …

How regular people become ‘influencers’ and make their living on Instagram

Three years ago, Camila Bravo didn’t even have an Instagram account. Today Bravo, a 24-year-old make-up artist in Philadelphia, has over 450,000 …

What Do Chubby Kids Eat?

A new study breaks down the foods most strongly associated with childhood weight gain.<p>We’ve tried everything to curb childhood obesity. Marketers have done their best to make carrots seem radical and soda seem reasonable. Policymakers have contemplated barring fast-food restaurants from opening …

Nutrition

iPhone 8 review | Trusted Reviews

<b>What is the iPhone 8?</b><p>Apple is celebrating the 10th year of the iPhone with the biggest change in how the iconic device looks and works since its …

Mobile Technology

The Ultimate Beginner's Introduction to Exposure

Today we'll be walking through the concept of exposure, right from the beginning. This article won't befuddle you with complicated numbers and …

Two New ‘Rules’ of Composition that Can Improve Your Images

Portrait photographer James Allen Stewart wants to show you how to break the old rules of composition… with some new rules. In a recent video, he …

10 Best Photo Apps For iPhone Photography (2017 Edition)

With so many different iPhone photo apps on the App Store, the choices can seem overwhelming. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of …

Mobile Photography

Photo Basics: Here Are the Best Camera Settings for Capturing Just About Any Scene Imaginable (VIDEO)

Today’s modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are truly wonders of technology, offering all the creative control necessary for handling just about any …

I Got Tired of People Giving My Camera Credit, So I Bought a $200 DSLR Kit

When I first began posting my photos online, I started getting comments like “Wow, you must have a great camera!,” or “Anybody can take photos like …

Photography

30 Cool Photography Links to Enjoy With Your Morning Coffee

We've really enjoyed another action packed week in the wide world of photography, with writers and artists from all genres publishing photos and blog …

9 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

And it's never too early to start.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up nine pieces of advice from people who became millionaires at a young age, as well as those who have studied hundreds of self-made millionaires.<p>We can't <i>guarantee</i> millionaire status, but doing these things …

The Difference Between Vibrance and Saturation in Photoshop

Photoshop is a powerful program full of hundreds of functions, many of which seem to behave very similarly, but definitely have distinct purposes …

iPhone 8 Plus Vs. Galaxy Note 8 Camera Comparison

DXOmark recently stated that the iPhone 8 Plus was the best smartphone camera they had ever tested, but, does that make it THE best? As of the time …