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How to Create a Wordpress Website and Fully Customize

How to Create a WordPress Website and Fully Customize and web space constitution.A measure of a site’s performance is usually the size, site …

Stop Waiting for Your Billion-Dollar Idea and Do This Instead

Conventional wisdom says that if entrepreneurs want to be successful they should strive to create breakthrough tech products in new and huge …

Forget about “inbox zero”: The real problem with email isn’t your unread messages

Salon talks to the author of “Unsubscribe” about email anxiety, productivity sappers and email “completion bias”<p>I currently have over 1 million unread messages in my Gmail inbox — a horrifying number I almost never contemplate because it’s just too scary. As a freelance writer, I check my email …

The 10 best new graphic design tools for August

We’re in summer holiday mode, so this month’s round-up of the best new graphic design tools starts with a punch of publishing inspiration.<p>The brand …

25 Plugins to Consider After Creating Your First WordPress Site

<i>Have you selected WordPress as the CMS of choice for your first website?</i>If you answered yes to this question, you aren’t alone. At this time, …

The Worst Mistake in Business is Creating Your Own Logo

One of the biggest mistakes you could make in business would be to create your own logo. In many cases a business owners become too emotionally …

We are turning data into stories!

Helping you see what your data has to say<p>The best way to explore and try to understand a large dataset is with visualizations. <b>Delivering editorial</b> …

18 Signs You’re Actually Good at Content Marketing

Content Marketing. It sounds like the kind of thing that big companies do.<p>They’ll have a big content team of ideators, writers, editors, graphic …

Marketing

Top 10 WordPress Themes for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>WordPress has changed the way we build websites. What started as a simple blogging tool in 2003 has turned into a leading CMS powering 26.4 percent of all websites in the world. This can be partly attributed to the five-minute install …

Landing Page Design. Direct Flight to High Conversion

Today we would like to discuss the topic which goes far broader than pure design issues. It lies on the crossroads of design, marketing, user …

UI Design

This Small-Business Owner Increased AdWords Profits by 50 Percent in 60 Days

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Struggling to make the most of your AdWords campaign? You’re not alone. Every day, I talk to small-business owners who know they need to do more with digital marketing but aren’t sure what’s right for their business or how to execute the …

How Brooks Running Could Improve Mobile Conversions: A Before & After Example

It should come as no surprise that more than half of searches begin on a mobile device. When sitting on a train, waiting in line for coffee, or eating dinner at a restaurant, it’s easier than ever for users to browse online from their smartphone. The growth of mobile has turned the entire …

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4 New AdWords Features Will Make You More Money

For companies today, mobile isn't just important--it's essential.<p>How many hours each day do you spend on your smartphone? Whether you're checking your email, searching for a business, or reading the latest stories from Inc., most of us are constantly connected.<p>We've long since passed the time when …

20 Best Affiliate Marketing WordPress Plugins

Affiliate marketing is a performance-based marketing technique in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer …

Send Your D&D Campaign Back to the Dark Ages with These Reference Sheets

So much is unknown about the period of history we call the Dark Ages, including when they actually took place. Historians, for the most part, can …

6 reasons why your business cannot succeed without predictive analytics

Have you ever burnt your tongue while having hot soup when you were young? If you have, then you now use the understanding obtained from that …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

How To Spot Fake Product Reviews On Amazon

A number of reports and insight studies into the world of online retail and digital shopping have predicted that North Americans will spend over $300 …

6 Minimalist Steps to Turning Your Blog into a Profitable Business

When I was first taking the steps to turn my blog into an online business, I was trying everything. Facebook Ads, guest posting, being on every platform; you name it, I did it!<p>Only problem was, doing everything to build my business quickly wore me out. Not only that, but I didn't know what was …

25 Visual Content Marketing Tools To Engage Your Audience

Visual content marketing skyrocketed in the recent years. Brands are looking for ways to enrich their digital storytelling and market their products. Photos, videos and infographics are crucial in bringing experiences to life.<p>According to CMO Council, 65% of senior marketing executives believe that …

Infographics

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Graphic Design

The 1 Book Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2016 | Inc.com

Every year I read dozens of books and provide you with a list of the "best of the best" motivational books, sales and marketing books, and management books. Many of the books I recommend (as well as those recommended by various pundits and billionaires) build on familiar themes, like …

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What’s new for designers, May 2016

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included website builders, new CMSs, CSS frameworks, pattern guides, color …

Web Design

The Life of an Affiliate Marketer – What You Can Expect

If you’re looking to make a ton of money online, then the best option for the widest selection of people is undoubtedly affiliate marketing. This is …

Marketing

Galaxy S7 Edge unboxing and first 48 hours

One of the highlights of last month’s Mobile World Congress was undoubtedly Samsung’s introduction of the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, and just a few weeks later, the new flagships are now starting to hit the shelves. With a few welcome improvements and refinements over last year’s handsets, …

Work Meetings Are Destroying Business (And How to Destroy Them Back)

My brother is a vice president of a large company. He often tells me he gets anxiety on Sundays because of an incoming Monday of long, byzantine …

I've spent my career studying bad habits. Here's what I've learned about breaking them. - Vox

Let's face reality: Change is hard! Look at change rates for people with heart issues who are told by their doctors that they are seriously at risk of dying if they do not change their habits. These patients know exactly what they need to do: eat a more wholesome, lower-calorie diet, exercise more, …

These 3 tax breaks could put thousands of dollars in your pocket if you make less than $50,000 per year

<b>The government will pay you to save for retirement</b> <br>It's a well-known fact that many contributions to retirement accounts can reduce your taxable income. For example, most people can get a deduction for traditional IRA contributions.<p>However, did you know that there is a tax credit designed to help …