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End-of-year financial planning: A 9-point checklist

<b>1. Get a head start on organizing your financial records</b><p>This could involve downloading your online account statements and gathering all your personal …

Promote Your Blog On These 30 Places

Social Media channels are one of the best ways to promote your blog content, but you shouldn’t stop there. Besides Social Media, there are more …

5 Things About LinkedIn I Wish I'd Known a Long Time Ago

LinkedIn can be powerful marketing and networking tool<p>We have all had the conversation. When Linkedin is mentioned, many business people get "that look" and sigh. They just don't get LinkedIn and are weary of getting invited to link to people they don't know.<p>They just find LinkedIn irritating, or …

Networking

*How* Much Do You Get Paid for a Post? A Beginner's Guide to the Business of Blogging

About that free stuff...<p>It's been 22 years since Swarthmore student Justin Hall created the first-ever blog in 1994, then called, suitably, a "weblog." While the industry has evolved a lot in these two decades, the business of blogging is still somewhat of a tangled web (no pun).<p>As a blogger for …

Marketing

It harms women more than men when dads doing parenting are seen as “babysitters”

In the grand scheme of things, being seen as a mere babysitter is less dehumanising than being seen as a mere woman.<p>“Dads don’t babysit (it’s called …

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

4 digital marketing secrets every entrepreneur should know

For many small business owners, digital marketing isn't so different from auto maintenance. You go in thinking you need something simple, but leave feeling like you've emptied your savings account with no obvious effect on performance.<p>If you sometimes wonder if there are things your marketing …

Learn How To Code For Free Using These Top 10 Coding Lesson Sites

In the past half a decade or so there has been a lot of concerted effort to make learning how to code a mainstream thing in the society. From boot …

10 Quick And Healthy Salmon Recipes For Busy People

Salmon is an excellent source of omega 3. Try these tasty, delicious and quick salmon recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Want to be a Better Writer? 7 Tips to Help You Improve Your Writing Skills

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Employment

Using an Email Marketing System for Small Business to Increase Profitability

<b>Using an Email Marketing System for Small Business</b><p>What We’ve Discovered to Boost Profits After 3 Years<p>This marks the beginning of WELD2’s 4th year …

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

Top 10

11 Entrepreneurs on Snapchat Who Are Doing It Right

Here are 11 entrepreneurs on Snapchat who are doing it right.<p>If you have been listening to marketers around the world, they are talking about Snapchat as their go-to channel for selling more books, building their brand, and growing their business.<p>After talking to hundreds of entrepreneurs, I keep …

entrepreneurs

Getting real with Deep Learning

Demystifying the current state of AI and machine learning<p>It was nearly 30 years ago that I first got infatuated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and …

Why Starting A Blog Could Change Your Life

Starting a blog could change your life for the better. Here are six reasons to start blogging today.

11 design stores you can’t miss if you’re redecorating your home

Do you spend several hours on Pinterest looking for inspiration to do up your home? Many of us often try to make our room, office or apartment look …

5 ways to become a truly awesome blogger

Entering the world of online blogging, especially if you’re hoping to quit your day job, can be terrifying.<p>Sure, launching your own content in an area you genuinely care about is exciting. And of course you’re enthusiastic. Every new blogger believes that they can make a difference. With a genuine …

How to Figure Out If Your Big Idea Is a Viable Business

Before you sink any money into a new enterprise, take your idea for a test drive.<p><i>This story is part one of a five-part series on the best way to</i> …

Small Business

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Economic Data

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity’s great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we’ve learned that we can train our …

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do To Make Your Writing More Awesome

There’s no magic bullet for being a decent writer, or making people bond with your characters or fall in love with your story. Writing is a million …

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Nabin Paudyal<p>Co-Founder, Siplikan Media Group Read full profile<p>Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making …