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The State of Social Media in 2016: Platform and Usage Trends

Facebook remains the most popular social network with adults in the United States, according to recent research from the Pew Research Center.<p>The …

3 Extremely Bold Predictions for Social Media in 2017

2016 was one of the most interesting, transformative years on record in social media.<p>We saw the introduction of live video on Facebook, fake news …

Social Media

6 Predictions for Content Marketing in 2017

Content marketing is a great promotional tool for businesses and has become one of the most trusted mediums by consumers - in fact, it's been found …

10 Quick Tips for Creating Compelling Videos for Social Media

You don’t need a film degree to make an excellent social media video these days. Marketers with untrained eyes are creating great social video …

Social Media

The Top 7 Social Media Trends That Dominated 2016

How big did your social media audience become in 2016? How many new platforms did you incorporate into your campaign, and how did you change your content syndication or advertising strategies to reflect the latest trends?<p>If you don’t know the answers to these questions, it means you probably …

Social Media

2017 Predictions in Social Media and Content Marketing

Like last year’s predictions deck, we’ve pulled together a select group of 70 top marketing minds who rock the digital trenches every day, to find …

Marketing

7 epic social media marketing fails (and how not to become the next one)

Social media campaign fails happen so that you can learn from someone else's mistakes. In this post, I've gathered the most recent and fairly …

Social Media

Facebook Marketing For Beginners: How To Make The Most Of Social Media | Affiliate Marketing Programs

Everyone can make the most of Facebook marketing if they simply try. Whether reaching out to older people in the U.S. or the younger people in …

Social Media

10 Amazing Hiking Trails in Bryce Canyon National Park

Out & Back<p>~1500 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)<p>Utah<p>Bryce Canyon<p>The Rim Trail in Bryce Canyon is a difficult hike in southern Utah that features amazing wildlife …

Three Steps To Stepping Back And Stopping Fighting Fires

In the corner office of a formidable architecture firm, the owner prominently displays a bright red plastic gas can. When asked about it he replies, “We have to stop building the fires we have to put out.” He didn’t mean physical fires; he meant the business-related emergencies they could have …

How Yoga Made Me Look 10 Years Younger

I'm often told that I look younger than my 53 years, but this wasn’t always the case. Before I started practicing yoga and let go of all that was …

Tomatan Is a Wearable Robot That Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run - Technabob

Tomatoes. You are crazy about them. And you need to run. In your head, the <i>Chariots of Fire</i> theme is playing, alternating with <i>Eye of the Tiger.</i> On …

These 14 Yoga Poses Can Help You Gain Lean And Firm Thighs

Practicing yoga during pregnancy is a great way to nurture you and your baby. It can also help you cope and prepare both your mind and body for any …

4 Fundamental Habits Of Authentic Leaders

One expert explains how authenticity is a composite trait, made up of four basic, interrelated elements.<p>You think of yourself as a pretty authentic person, so you reasonably assume you’re likewise a pretty authentic leader. The “good leadership” thing to do would be to test that assumption, which …

Why Mentoring Won't Create More Female Leaders

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Cycling’s Lessons for Government Leaders

I'm a road cyclist, and if the trends are any indicator, the 76 percent growth in the number of enthusiasts for the sport since 2012 means that many …

How One Family Is Inspired To Do More

On December 25, 2013 we gave our Dad the last Christmas gift we would ever have the chance to give him. With help from an angel in the Pelotonia …

How To Turn Your Entire Staff Into A Social Media Army

Word-of-mouth messages from friends and colleagues are almost always better received than blasts from corporate accounts.<p>With 36 million Facebook likes and 10 million Twitter followers, Starbucks has clearly mastered the art of social media. It’s also translated social fans into real revenue: The …

The Two Sides of Employee Engagement

Each year, companies are spending nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars in an effort to improve employee engagement — yet you’ll get wildly inconsistent answers if you ask managers what that means. Academics, consultants, and leaders have been grappling with that question for decades. Their …

Chickpea and Kale Curry | Goop

This makes a lot of curry, but it gets better as it sits in the fridge and freezes well, too. We love it with brown rice, but it’s also great on its …

How Your Terrible Boss Can Make You a Better Leader

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

State of Social Media: What’s Changed in 2015?

Delivering a State of the City (or County) address to the public is an annual expectation of elected leadership. It’s their time to talk about major …

30 Predictions for Social Media and Social Media Marketing in 2016

It's that time of the year again. Time for decorating trees, wrapping and unwrapping presents, welcoming the new year and... prediction lists. That's …

Social Media

10 Everyday Habits To Make You A Calmer Person

Have you ever taken the time to observe a naturally calm person?<p>They're a sight to behold — the way they glide through the day with ease, not rushed …

Mindfulness

7 Things I’ve Learned From a Year of Interviewing Inspiring Women Leaders (And How You Can Be One Too)

In February, my friend Kim and I launched Women Catalysts. Through our monthly speaker series, I’ve been lucky to interview many of my heroes — the …