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Every Marketing Tool You Need in 2018

100+ free and affordable utilities to free up time and power up efficiency<p>Every marketer needs the right tools in order to succeed in running marketing campaigns.<p>Good tools make your life easier, from blogging tools to research and tracking tools.<p>Unicorn tools are unique and magnificent time-savers …

Marketing

Infographic: 5 steps for defining your perfect audience

What does your ideal audience member look like?Any level of communication requires an audience, someone on the receiving end. Savvy PR pros know that …

Public Relations

Infographic: Tips for creating dazzling marketing videos

In a content landscape teeming with visuals, how do you get yours to stand out?<p>Simply shooting and posting a video to one of your platforms isn’t …

Marketing

12 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Companies Make And How To Avoid Them

Do you actually have a social media marketing strategy or are you just going with the flow and hoping something comes from your vague efforts? Are …

Marketing

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free – Quartz

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

Google Has an Official Process in Place for Learning From Failure--and It's Absolutely Brilliant

Recently, Google described its internal process for documenting and learning from mistakes, and there's a lot here that can benefit any company.<p>How do you view failure?<p>For many, the act of failing or committing a major mistake is enough to send them spiraling down into a pity party. But there is a …

Business Strategy

Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Real Pull-Ups for Real Size and Strength<p>The (Really) Strict Pull-Up<p>We've all been guilty of cheating a pull-up. Some people kip, some do half reps, …

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Why Knowing Which Sites Link to Your Competition Will Make Your Marketing Strategy Smarter

The ability to recognize which competitors’ tactics are worth emulating and adopt those practices can be tremendously advantageous. This certainly …

10 vegetarian recipes you can make in the Instant Pot

Fun fact: eating vegetarian isn’t a life solely made of salad and devoid of flavor. In reality, it really opens your eyes to all the wondrous things …

How to Pitch Your Startup to a Venture Capitalist

Venture capitalist Jenny Lefcourt from Freestyle Capital offers tested advice for budding entrepreneurs looking to fund a startup.

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Motivation

Richard Branson Says Dump the MBA and Learn 1 Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

One thing can drive your business to success and it's not three letters at the end of your name.<p>Beyond his amazing business success after dropping out of school when he was 15, Richard Branson is unusual. He is unafraid of controversy while managing to live without regrets, as his mother taught …

14 Foods That Will Help You Gain Muscle On a Vegetarian Diet

Maximize your gains without fueling up on meat<p>When it comes to building muscle, it takes two to tango. “First we need the stress of exercise to stimulate the need to build muscles, and then we need the extra protein to actually build the new muscle,” says Donald K. Layman, Ph.D., professor emeritus …

Nutrition

Shark Tank & Success & Motivation

Fired. Not the first time it’s happened, but it reinforced what I already knew; I’m a terrible employee. I just had to face facts and move on. So …

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

2017 Global Innovation 1000 | Most Innovative Companies

The 2017 Global<br>Innovation 1000 study<p>Investigating trends at the world’s 1000 largest corporate R&D spenders.<p>Will Stronger Borders Weaken …

Tip: One Move for Indestructible Shoulders

Add this exercise to your workout to strengthen joints, build muscle, and increase range of motion.<p>Strong, Functional Shoulders<p>Big strong shoulders …

Biomechanics

Strong Legs, Big Round Butts

5 Exercises To Build Both<p>If you want to get stronger overall, increase leg size, and improve your big lifts, the lunge is non-negotiable. It ought to …

10 supersizing workouts to do on back day

To supersize your back—build wider proportions, denser, more sizeable muscle mass, and greater functional strength that enables you to lift more—you …

The old-school muscle-building plan for mammoth gains

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the past, you may have tried what many lifters call "pre-exhaustion" training, a philosophy based on …

9 Vegetarian Meatball Recipes Because Vegballs Should Be a Thing

Meatballs are a tried-and-true comfort food and sound even better in the chilly winter months when all we need is something warm, stat. And since we …

Read this if you think you have a great start-up idea in your head

One day you may wake up with an incredible idea that you think it would make you the next Elon Musk or Mark Zuckerberg. One day you may find yourself …

Motivation

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

9 Experts Drop Their Most Effective Tips<p>The Question<p>What's the single best way to build chest?<p>Michael Warren – Strength Coach and Performance …

More Reps, Bigger Legs

Here's how you build bigger legs: <br>Squats. Whole milk.<br>The end.<p>Well okay, maybe that's how they used to do it. Besides, we already wrote about …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

7 Easy Veggie Chili Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat to Make It Hearty

Chili is one of those cozy dinners we make once a week come wintertime. We’re pretty much always craving a spicy, warm bowlful. Bonus: It’s one of …

65 Free Web Resources for Starting Your Own Business | Inc.com

Where starting a business is concerned, there never seem to be sufficient resources available, and that includes one of the most precious resources of all: information.<p>Here's a handy guide that was originally created by Ubuntu Company Services, a South African company registration and compliance …

Remember These 4 S's for Startup Success | Inc.com

Business school was (and continues to be) an expensive learning experience, and what I remember most was that every professor claimed their stake to significance by naming or authoring an acronym, formula or 4x4 graph. Whether it was four P's of marketing, three C's of business, or simply a unique …

Entrepreneurship

Chickpea Tikka Masala from the Slow Cooker

<b>Make the chickpeas:</b> If using dried chickpeas, place in a large bowl and pick through and discard any stones or shriveled chickpeas. Cover with 3 …