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Google Analytics 101: What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about the Powerful Website Analysis Tool

Understanding your customers well enough to ensure you’re giving them what they want and need — that’s the key to success for any small business in …

6 habits of inefficient designers

Ever see somebody biting their nails? Kinda gross, right? It’s a bad habit and everybody’s got them.<p>While nail-biting may not be super hygienic, at least it doesn’t tend to ruin you, professionally. Inefficiency on the other hand, will put you behind schedule and in the dog house with coworkers and …

16 brands with fanatical followings

But some brands have managed to cultivate tremendous loyalty from their customers.<p>Bizarrely enough, others looking to emulate this sort of success look to actual cults for inspiration, cult expert Rick A. Ross told Business Insider.<p>Cults depend on strong ideologies, differentiating worldviews, and …

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Death Valley National Park

<b>Location: California & Nevada<br>Established: October 31, 1994<br>Size: About 3.4 million acres</b><p>The largest national park south of Alaska, Death Valley is known for extremes: It is North America's driest and hottest spot (with fewer than two inches/five centimeters of rainfall annually and a record high of …

National Parks

Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

Marketing

4 Web Design Trends Your Small Business Should Follow

In today's digital economy, a good website is essential to the success of small businesses. Trends are ever changing, so are client needs. While businesses are busy focusing on their core product or service, most do not understand the value and importance of staying on the cutting edge of web …

Web Design

Web Designer vs Web Developer: What is the Difference?

So are you a web designer or a web developer? Can you even tell the difference, or do you dabble in both because you have no idea where one starts, …

Web Design

5 Amazing Places to Camp in California

<i>This post is part of our Happy Hour Around the World partnership with Cayman Jack. Stay up to date on our adventures as we craft our journey by</i> …

Hiking

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

National Parks

Can You Prove Content Marketing Works? | Website Designs Content Marketing

Content marketing often referred to as inbound marketing or authority marketing is a method of marketing that works on the principle that you if …

Marketing

When It Comes to Naming Your Startup, Simple Is Better

Ever hear of Doostang? Probably not. The careers site, born during the Web 2.0 era, ended up as a poster child for oddly named digital companies. Its …

Startups

10 Tips to Help You Be More Efficient Working From Home

Are you an expert at working remotely? You will be if you apply these 10 simple tips to your daily routine.<p>Being efficient working from home can be a …

Graphic Design

7 essential skills for new marketers

In today’s economy, it’s not enough for marketers to just be creative thinkers with business savvy. To survive, marketers must evolve and cultivate …

Marketing

Why SEO Is Sabotaging Your Content Marketing

There has been much controversy over the past year or two when it comes to guest posting. While guest posting can be an integral part of a successful content marketing strategy, we know that using it solely as a link-building strategy is no longer effective (and is actually frowned upon by …

5 Content Marketing Tools that Will Make Your SEO Shine | Inc.com

Search engine optimization (SEO) and content marketing go together like cake and ice cream. Seemingly for as long as I can remember, in the SEO community the rally cry has been, "Content Is King!" As a result, key content marketing tools end up on most every SEO professional's holiday wish list. …

Marketing

The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand: Marketing

There are many costs involved in starting a fashion brand, whether it’s monetary or the sacrifices<p>There are many costs involved in starting a fashion brand, whether it’s monetary or the sacrifices you have to make, there are big risks to give up everything and venture on your own. In the first two …

The Basics of Social Media Marketing Success

Talking to clients I sometimes get the impression they only want the big numbers which in their eyes represent the huge success with social media …

Marketing

How To Brand Yourself As An Expert In Your Field In 10 Steps

Have you ever heard of a little business term called “pre-framing”? Basically, this is how people perceive you before really knowing you.<p>If you know …

Top 3 tips for a better mobile content strategy - Social Marketing

By leveraging a mobile content marketing platform, brands and marketers can use multifaceted technologies to guide their customers on the optimal …

Marketing

The 29 rules of social media – and which ones to break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>How did you end up learning the unwritten rules for social media etiquette?<p>For me, it was a lot of watching and waiting, a bit of experimenting, and tons of trial and error. When I first started out on social media, I had just the most basic rules …

10 Great Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use | Inc.com

Here is our list of 10 great productivity tricks that anyone can use:<p>Observe Yourself and Other People<p>Step one in being a good time manager includes observing the ways you presently spend your time. Take note of where your time goes, as well as with whom and where you spend it. As you're aware of …

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21 Great Tools for Responsive Web Design

As web designer, we knows that responsive web design had come to stay. You’ve taken your time to build a very beautiful and robust website, with …

Save 96% on lifetime training to become an expert web developer

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>If …

Web Design

Best Design Websites: Top 10 Sites for Designer

This latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for Designers includes a new creative critique platform, a fun color picker for the real world and more.<p>In …

Tips For Finding And Working With Creative Freelancers

Everyone with a creative job has probably had to consider the idea of outsourcing specific parts of a project in order to make their workload a bit lighter. We try to avoid outsourcing creative work at my company for a number of reasons, but there have been times when we simply had to do it.<p>We’ve …

Employment

Feeling Buried? Make These 5 Choices and Maximize Your Productivity | Inc.com

The incoming flow of information enabled by today's technology fills our lives with tasks and demands for our attention, which in the end, may not matter that much. Technology allows anyone who feels like it, anywhere in the world, to drop something into our digital inbox, requiring us to respond, …

Time Management

8 Actionable Online Courses. Donate to Charity. Code Like a Champ.

<b>Become a Web Developer from Scratch! (Complete Course)</b><p>Learn All The Programming Languages Needed To Be Your Own Developer<p><b>Responsive Web Design …

1. Find An Interesting Subject

Landscape photography can often seem intimidating, especially when you see amazing photos from exotic locations and foreign countries. But it’s …

Promoting Your Freelance Design Business with Social Media

With the many privatized design agencies it’s common to see freelancers growing in numbers. Illustrators and digital artists are among the most …