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What You Need to Know About SEO Going Into 2015

<i>Sujan Patel is the VP of Marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of</i> <i>When I Work –</i> <i>an employee scheduling software solution for small businesses.</i><p>Any good marketer or business owner trying to leverage the Web to connect with more prospective customers knows that SEO is always changing. As the new year …

Google Analytics

7 NEW Social Media Solutions to Grow Your Business | Social Media Secrets

Here are seven new tools and solutions that you should be aware of when marketing your business on social media.<p><b>1. Pinterest Messenger</b><p>Pinterest users …

7 Daily Mantras To Boost Your Productivity

Being more productive means first learning what and how to manage on a daily basis.<p>There is no lack of conversation about what drives productivity. Do we drink more coffee? Should we take multiple short breaks? Do we need to have longer lunch breaks?<p>I think productivity comes from a combination of …

In The Genes: The Celebrity Kids Taking the Spotlight

Get to know the talented celebrity offspring upholding the family name.<p>Get to know the talented celebrity offspring upholding the family name.

How To Achieve Success Bigger Than You Are

<i>If you want it done right, you’ve got to do it yourself.</i> That’s why entrepreneurs struggle with delegating important responsibilities — too much is at stake, especially when starting something new. There is no room for error. Nonetheless, a resilient, mature organization incorporates many talents …

Break Down to Rise Up: Why Failure and Heartache Are Catalysts for Greatness

A few days ago, I was sitting in a café with one of my best friends. We're both owners of startups and consider ourselves to be solopreneurs (meaning entrepreneurs who work mostly on their own, without a team or staff members).<p>She, on the brink of tears, began telling me about the fact that she …

Write Your Way to Success

<i>source: IStock</i><p>Writing is a secret success weapon that's often overlooked. Becoming a consistent writer, recording your thoughts in a journal, can bring many benefits. Regardless of your occupation or what kind of business you run, writing can help you succeed in many ways. When you think of some of …

Does Your To-Do List Make You Sad?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of Crew, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>As our company grows, so does the to-dos. It gets harder to prioritize what needs to be done on any given day.<p>In the …

Simple & Cute Holiday Desserts

Simple & Cute Holiday Dessert ideas<p>Melted Snowman Sugar Cookies<p>These ideas were shared by a friend, but I do not have the recipes.<p>The Melted Snowman …

The 25 Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs have a lot of responsibilities on their plate from day one of operation. Everything from hiring employees, managing teams, marketing the brand and dealing with finances can fall under a founder's responsibilities. …

Small Business

Taking the First Five Steps to Starting Your Own Business

If you’ve been considering starting a business for some time, stop letting your fears and worries keep from making it a reality. Sure, it will …

From Our Community: Facebook Marketing, Google Penalties, More

Whether you’re trying for a better marketing approach on Facebook or worried about your website’s performance on Google, our small business community …

Did You Know You Can Blog On Facebook? - Small Business Trends

Did you know that Facebook offers another option for sharing with your friends and fans?<p>It is a longer form communication much more like LinkedIn’s …

14 Tips and Tools for Creating Original Visuals

Thanks to hundreds of tools that now exist online, it’s easier than ever to create original images and visuals to share on your website and social …

Become Search Engine Smart By Reading "SEO Like I'm 5"

I’ll bet you want more traffic to your website. I know I do. Because more of the right traffic means more potential customers and more of the right …

15 Tools That the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Use [Infographic]

With the vast array of business tools available, a marketer may feel overwhelmed about which ones to choose. Fortunately, the fine folks at …

33 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

In the age of selfies, some tips on the art of self-promotion

In 2006, self-proclaimed hustler Gary Vaynerchuk decided it was time to try something new. Over the previous 10 years, Vaynerchuk had expanded his …

How To Wow Everyone In A Meeting And Leave Them Wanting More

In fact, meetings, with their committee mentality and tendency to perpetually defer decisions, were invented in large part to thwart new ideas, says Al Pittampalli, author of "Read This Before Our Next Meeting." "That doesn't mean it's impossible to sell your ideas. But you will need some courage …

Self-improvement

Meaningful Activities Protect the Brain From Depression

A new study of adolescents found that those who derive joy from selfless deeds were less likely to be depressed over time.<p>Our entire lives, when you think about it, are built around rewards—the pursuit of money, fun, love, and tacos.<p>How we seek and respond to those rewards is part of what …

Your Outlook Determines Your Outcome

What’s your perspective on the world, your life, your work and everything else?<p>How you view the world is central to how you experience it. Your …

6 (Polite) Reasons to Love Canadians

When you start typing "Canadians are... into Google, it suggests 'weird' as an ending to that sentence, but I would like to proffer 'polite' as a far …