Rachel Burger

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The 5 Biggest Project Management Trends Shaping 2018

Normally I start off these project management trends pieces with a celebration of what I got right the year prior (all my insights for 2015, 2016, …

11 Top New Productivity Books Worth Checking Out (With Reviews!)

Want to get me excited? Ask me about my book collection.<p>From a first edition of “A Room of One’s Own” to hundreds of never-opened impulse buys, my …

Business Agile and the Future of Project Management

Every year, Agile Alliance puts on one of the most important project management conferences for software developers: Agile2017. The Orlando-based …

10 of the Top Microsoft Visio Alternatives for Project Managers

<i>Update: 7/10/2017: One year later, many of these programs have been updated. We have modified this article to include those changes.</i><p>Did you know that …

7 Project Management Conferences Worth Attending in 2017 and 2018

Project management conferences allow big and small businesses alike to learn how to plan better, hear about successes and failures from management …

I, Project Manager: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

Within the next five years, an app’s capacity to work with AI will be more important than its mobile or cloud capabilities.<p>In a recent Gartner …

The 10 Most Common Project Management Interview Questions

<i>Update 6/5/2017: The past year has seen a renewed interest in project management. We’ve updated this post to reflect the latest project management</i> …

The Top 5 Project Management Pinterest Pages You Should Be Following

Since its launch in 2010, Pinterest has taken off as a wildly popular social media platform. It helps users visually organize tips and ideas for …

Project Management

How 'Getting Things Done' Changed My Life: 5 Lessons I Learned

It’s a work night at 11:20 p.m. I’m sitting in an old “Peanuts” shirt and a gray, too-big pair of sweatpants staring at this blog post. “Shameless” …

Productivity

8 of the Best Free Time Tracking Software

<i>Update 5/8/2017: After a year of investigating the best free time tracking software, we’ve updated this list to include product updates, expanded</i> …

Project Management

6 Outstanding Skype Alternatives for Web Conferencing

“Can you hear me now?”<p>Verizon’s catchphrase might have kicked off Paul Marcarelli’s career as wireless’s most sought-after icon, but it also aptly …

The 8 Top Free and Open Source Dropbox Alternatives

Businesses, big or small, have a lot of digital <i>stuff.</i><p>I’m talking about everything from accounting spreadsheets to email messages to contacts to legal …

8 of the Best Microsoft Project Alternatives

<i>Update 4/17/2017: This piece has been updated to include new top Microsoft Project alternatives for Microsoft Project 2016 and to remove those that</i> …

5 Ways Studying Anthropology Can Make You a Better Project Manager

<i>Olivia Jardine has worked in project management for five years. She has a B.A. in anthropology and history from the University of Sussex and the</i> …

Project Management

Project Management Archives

Published May 31st, 2018 by , , and<p>Update 5/31/2018: This piece has been updated to include new free project management software options and the most …

Project Management

37 Project Management Movies That You Should Watch Twice

<i>Warning: Movie descriptions may contain spoilers.</i><p>The goal is clear, but the time to complete all of its requirements is running out.<p>The team is ready …

Success is not a matter of luck—it’s an algorithm

<i>This article originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>How does someone like Jack Dorsey go from a 14-year-old computer science nerd to serial entrepreneur, the …

How to Get High-Quality Backlinks with the TRUST Formula [Case Study]

David is the owner of Top5SEO and a white hat SEO evangelist. SEO case studies make him a lot happier than they should, and he has a tendency to …

How to Double Your Traffic Without Paying Google or Facebook a Cent

I had just launched my blog.<p>The first post was published and it was there for all the world to see. But no one knew it existed. I had no budget for …

How The Google Analytics Benchmarking Reports Can Improve Your Business’ Web Presence

In web analytics, uncovering new information that can guide improvements to your web presence is the name of the game. New information comes from the …

101 Different Types of Digital Content

When you delve into the internet properly, it’s insane to think just how much content, and more importantly, how many different content ‘types’ are …

Content marketing will be a $300 billion industry by 2019

<b>Global content marketing revenue has continued to surge in the first half of 2015, with content marketing set to become a US$313 billion industry in</b> …

Marketing

Are You Ready for the Future of Adaptive Content?

A startling 94% of companies claim that personalization is a key component of their success. Meanwhile, 56% of consumers would happily purchase from …

How Successful People Network with Each Other

As you advance in your career, you have more experience and more connections to draw on for networking. But chances are you’ve also become a lot busier — as have the really successful people you’re now trying to meet. How do you get the attention of people who get dozens of invitations per week and …

5 Upcoming Technologies That Will Change The World Of Content Marketing

Content marketers don’t have the luxury of consistency. Usually, when we get comfortable with a certain pattern of work, it’s a sign that something needs to change—following the same rules in the same topics or the same styles leads to stagnation and audience disinterest, and all the while your …

Marketing

11 Things To Do Now To Keep Your AdWords Healthy In 2016

At the turn of every year, predictions are made about what the top trends for the next year will be. I contributed my own predictions to articles for …

The Death of the Digital Marketing Career

<i>By Dan Bernard, Vice President, Financial Services</i><p>"If you want a career at the cutting edge, go digital. Learn search. Learn site. Learn social." This was the advice we gave (or perhaps received as) young marketers 10 years ago. And it's been a fairly constant refrain since that time - a nearly …

14 Types of Stories You Can Tell on Your Blog

We all know storytelling is one of the key aspects of successful blogging. If you can weave a story around your words, no matter what your niche or …

Writing