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8 Affordable Online Marketing Tricks for Startup Businesses

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

What Website? New Social Media-Only Brand Obsessee Hopes to Appeal to Teens

One strategy for survival in today's hotly contested media landscape is being extremely specific about the audience you're trying to reach. Such …

5 Innovative Online Tools for More Effective Brand Management

Your business’ brand is essential for growth and future success. This article suggests 5 tools to help create and maintain a healthy brand for your …

3 Changes To Your Physical Environment That Can Make You More Productive

Where and how you work can determine how productive you’ll be when you do.<p>Ernest Hemingway never ate at his desk.<p>He also never read the newspaper, talked on the phone, or opened his mail at his desk. He wrote at his desk. That’s all.<p>Mason Currey gives us a peek inside Hemingway’s writing process in</i> …

To improve productivity, men are offered paid leave to masturbate

Coexist, a community interest firm in Bristol, has a largely male workforce and believes tapping into employees’ natural sexual desires will benefit …

6 types of visual content that will help you create a killer content strategy – Learn

<i>Have you ever asked yourself “How can I make my content more visual?”</i><p>No? Well, maybe you should.<p>In this contemporary world, just about everyone has …

Infographics

Your Story Your Brand – Brand THAT – Medium

<b>Your Story Your Brand</b><p>Walter Isaacson quoted ‘When there are multiple versions of a story, you really have three ways to go. You can pick the most …

Brands are tattoos in consumers' minds, be careful what gets stuck

Helen has a PhD in marketing, an MBA from London Business School and is a partner at Passionbrand. She is a former PPA business columnist of the year.<p>…

How to boost small business productivity

The fastest growing small businesses in the country are focusing increasingly on employee health and benefits. This pays dividends in terms of …

How Are Small Businesses Really Using Their Websites?

Statistics show it’s not too late for small businesses to take advantage of their competitors online by simply not neglecting their websites.<p>It is …

The secret to building startup buzz online

There’s a lot being published these days about how to break into noisy digital environments and capture the interest of people whose attention spans are shorter than ever.<p>Yes, you can achieve this goal with things like paid Facebook ads and sponsored tweets. You can do it by pushing content on …

8 Processes Define A Business Rather Than A Hobby

As a startup investor, I often see business proposals looking for funding that really look like expensive hobbies looking for donations. I recognize that entrepreneurs tend to substitute vision and passion for formal processes, but no discipline or process in building something new is a sure way to …

The Most Ignored Branding Tool on the Planet

It's free, it offers a built-in audience, and it's something you already have.<p>How many emails do you send each day? And how many of them get forwarded to other parties? Probably too many to count.<p>Email has become one of our most frequently used communication tools, but there's more to it than meets …

Graphic Design

Top 10 Tips to Believe Your Startup will Work

Image Source: Freepik<p>An Entrepreneur has to constantly motivate himself and his team. Being positive and having faith in one’s goals, is the key to …

Don’t ignore these 7 habits of highly effective entrepreneurs

I used to waste a lot of time when I worked as an employee of a company a couple of years ago. I used to reach office by 10 am, check emails, go to …

Launching a Startup Website Without a Developer

We are well underway to welcome another 1B+ new Internet users to the already established community of 2.5B+ Internet users, many of which are passionate and creative online business owners, doing the most innovative things that are possible thanks to technology. The emphasis being on those who …

Web Design

6 reasons why exercise can supercharge your productivity

Starbucks President Michelle Gass wakes up at 4:30 a.m. every morning to run. <i>Vogue</i> editor Anna Wintour is on the tennis court by 6:00 a.m. every morning before work. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, frequently starts his day with a morning run.<p>What do these highly successful people know …

Time Management

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

12 Reasons Entrepreneurs With Type-A Personalities Are Unstoppable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personalities fit into one of two groups -- Type A and Type B -- it’s one or the other. Type A's typically are extremely motivated individuals with lofty goals and the internal fire to go after anything they desire. Type B’s are typically …

Entrepreneurship

How To Create a Winning Influencer Marketing Campaign

Influencer marketing seems to be all the buzz recently. Leveraging your audience is the best way to get the word out about your brand! Let’s talk …

I Turned My LinkedIn Profile Into A Dating Profile

I would like to add you to my professional network of love.

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Self-improvement