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25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Online Education

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Top 9 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes And Heart Disease

Are you trying to go alkaline too?If you are in the midst of the alkaline process, it helps a lot when you know which foods to consume to stay …

Best Practices From A Few Influencers & Experts For Marketing Your Small Business On Instagram

<i>Instagram app logo (Photo Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images)</i><p>If you’re looking to market your business, it’s no secret that social media is making it …

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to be sky-high, with IBM recently predicting that there will be a 28% increase in the number of employed data scientists in the next two years.<p>Businesses in all industries are beginning to capitalize on the vast increase in data and the new big data …

Data Science

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Here's a blueprint for a successful social media marketing plan.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that …

Marketing

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Twitter is expanding the character limit of tweets from 140 to 280.</b> The company is currently testing the feature with a few users, but it plans to roll it out more broadly later in the year.<p><b>2. Google is apparently going to split off its online shopping service.</b> The move comes as a response to …

Technology

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

Employment
Young-Adult Fiction

12 Places To Travel With Your BFF When You're Single And Down For Anything

Those who vacation together, stay together.<p>Planning a vacay with your forever friend enhances the bond like no other, especially if it includes the …

New Orleans

Want to strike out on your own and start a business? Here's what I learned

It’s official. I survived the first year as a new business owner virtually unscathed. Of course, I rode the roller coaster of emotions that most new business owners or entrepreneurs face during the first year — the highs of a new adventure to the valleys of self-doubt or fear of failure. If you can …

Project Management

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement

10 Life Rules for Millennials Serious About Becoming a Millionaire by 30

Combine an early and focused start with a decent job, a side gig and disciplined spending. You can't miss.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll be honest. The future may seem bleak if you’re a millennial. That’s why you may think that it’s impossible for you to become a …

Personal Finance

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

Opening for business: How to set up your first online store

CNET@Work: First, you need products to sell. Next up: Where and how are you going to sell them? Here are the factors to consider when launching your digital storefront.<p><i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- prosumers to small businesses with</i> …

eCommerce

The Marketer’s Toolbox: The 60 Marketing Tools We Use at Buffer

As a marketing team spread around the world — from the West Coast in the US to the East Coast in the US to Canada, to the UK and Singapore, we always …

The Art of Describing a Product in One Sentence | Inc.com

As a founder, I spent countless hours refining my elevator pitch and practicing it every chance I got. I learned that "leading with the need" is an extremely effective way to position your product as solving an important problem for your customers.<p>It's a shame that most potential customers don't …

Product Management

How to Use Facebook Insights and Analytics to Boost Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Facebook Insights is one of the most powerful Facebook analytics tools available.<p>When you dive into your Facebook Insights, you’ll receive a wealth …

You’ll Be Tracking Conversion, Generating Reports & Understanding Your Site’s Audience Before You Know It

Google Analytics is the best tool on the Web for understanding your audience and driving sales--it's only a matter of learning the ropes. Whether …

Google Analytics

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Leadership

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

Self-improvement

The VICE Guide to Los Angeles

Whether you're just visiting or settling in for the long haul, our VICE guide will help you navigate LA like a local.<p><i>People love to hate Los Angeles. Tell someone you're visiting or moving here and steel yourself for a barrage of unsolicited jabs about how "the people are so fake," or "the traffic</i> …

Rose Bowl

The Legal Issues You Need To Know If You’re Launching A Startup In 2017

A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company.<p>Thinking of finally launching that startup in this year? You’d be in for a ride even if the next 12 months weren’t shaping up to be as change-filled as it appears they might. …

Trump Administration

Why Social Media Is Beneficial For Small Business Owners: 5 Sites And The Best Ways To Use Them

Keeping up with the growing number of social media sites and trying to put your small businesses mark on the map can seem overwhelming. <i>What platform</i> …

Practical Ways to Live Off Your Investments Each Month

Strategies for Creating Monthly Income<p>Practical ways to live off your investments each month<p>Updated March 08, 2018<p>Years ago, people would work for a …

Retirement

Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online retailer's future success

AWS was launched as little more than a way to buy space and time on Amazon’s computers. Now it powers Netflix, Airbnb and the Ministry of Justice<p>Amazon is big. In its last financial quarter, it sold $32bn (£25.6bn) worth of stuff worldwide, including $6bn of media, $10bn of sales outside North …

Cloud Computing

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Business Strategy

8 Tips to Become a Millionaire This Year

Becoming rich has more to do with restraint and tenacity than it does brilliance or luck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millionaire. It’s a title that plenty of us would love to have. But, is that actually feasible?<p>Believe it or not, becoming a millionaire is a goal …

Self-improvement