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Trendy and super nourishing smoothie bowls have become one of morning obsessions, if you haven’t noticed, from my <b>instagram!</b><p>They’re all the rage, and …

Breakfast

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

21 time-management habits all leaders should learn

One of the most difficult skills to master at the beginning of your career is time management.<p>You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to …

Time Management

7 time management mistakes that are ruining your productivity

The answer lies in good time management. High achievers know how to use their time effectively, and they avoid the common mistakes that most of us fall prey to.<p>Learn how to master your time by making yourself aware of these time-wasting traps:<p>Do you insist on controlling or doing all the work …

How to manage your time like a boss

The Web is flooded with countless strategies for maximizing productivity and increasing efficiency. Tools for productivity flood our phones’ app stores.<p>Currently, there are 1,594,374 apps available for download in the Google Play store, according to AppBrain. Of those apps, the second highest …

Time Management

A First-Time Manager’s Guide To Giving Effective Feedback

Mastering the art of giving useful feedback is a crucial skill for managers. Here’s how to make it effective your first time.<p>One of the most difficult things about being a first-time manager is learning to provide effective feedback. When you’re a new manager, you become responsible for your team’s …

5 More Time Management Mistakes You May Be Making

It’s easy to spend time mindlessly, but making smarter choices can lead to a better life.<p>We’d all like to use our time better, which is why I enjoyed reading Lisa Evans’s recent post on The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making. She pointed out several woes that I know I am guilty of, from …

DIY an Outdoor Pizza Oven

Buying an outdoor pizza oven, or paying to have one built, can become a pretty extravagant expense. Make your own DIY outdoor pizza oven instead …

DIY

Embed Flipboard Magazines On Your Website or Blog

Sharing magazines to your social networks is a great exercise in promotion, but if you want an attention-grabbing visual—a preview that pops—embed your magazine on your Website.<p>The easiest way to get started is to visit your magazine on the Web.<p>Hover you mouse over “Share” below the bottom right …

Photography SEO and Web Marketing Workshop: Grow Your Business with Google Image Search

Rocket Internet Backs European Restaurant Delivery Service Take Eat Easy

Similar to Deliveroo in the U.K., and DoorDash in the U.S., Take Eat Easy lets you order food online from restaurants that don’t traditionally offer a take-out and delivery service. It operates in Belgium, and France, but outside of those markets the company has been flying somewhat under the radar.<p>…

3 Time-Management Tips That Will Improve Your Health And Productivity

Time management can be tough. What is urgent in your life and what is important to your life are often very different things.<p>This is especially true with your health, where the important issues almost never seem urgent even though your life ultimately hangs in the balance.<p>Is there anything we can …

Time Management

This Desk Features 1,100 Yards of Scrolling Paper to Record Your Ideas

Handwritten list makers, doodlers, and note takers – rejoice! Minneapolis College of Art and Design student Kirsten Camara designed the <i>Analog Memory Desk</i>, which is perfect for people who like to write things down. It has a built-in mechanism for scrolling 1,100 yards of butcher paper that acts as a …

Doodling

10 Reasons Retailers Need A Mobile App

The shift to mobile has profound consequences for retailers. Recent research estimates that almost half of online retail sales in the seven largest …

Restaurant Tech Restocked For Tomorrow And Beyond

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>John Serrao is a UI engineer and product owner who specializes in technical consulting for the food and health industries (currently advising wellness startup Daocloud).</i><p>A recent article in TechCrunch characterized nascent upstarts in the restaurant industry as wide-eyed idealists with …

Apple Pay

8 Ways To Build A More Valuable Brand

We talk a lot about the pressures on brands to perform and about the difficulties of staying competitive in huge and rapidly changing markets. …

Innovation

This Diagram Shows How Restaurant Menus Play Tricks on Your Mind

You may be pledging to eat healthier, but chances are that restaurant down the street has different plans. Restaurants know exactly how to trick your …

The History Of Web Design Explained In 9 GIFs

25 years of web design, summarized in nine unforgettable GIFs.<p>Froont, a San Francisco company that makes tools for web designers, has created nine GIFs that show just how far web design has come in the past 25 years. If you’ve ever wondered why CSS is important, or why Flash died out, these GIFs …

Setting Up Google Analytics and Heatmap to Track Conversion

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on AccelBlog.</i><p>Many of you have probably heard of Google Analytics already. It tracks the basic website activities of your blog/website, such as unique traffic, traffic …

Analytics

More Golden Globes 2015 Presenters Announced, Including Matthew McConaughey and Meryl Streep

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has released another batch of names of presenters for the 2015 Golden Globes, adding more stars to the event's already-impressive lineup.<p>The second group of stars includes:<p>Jennifer Aniston (Golden Globe Award winner, and Two-time Golden Globe Award nominee; …

Golden Globes

Audio vs. beacons: Which is better at driving in-store engagements? – Mobile Marketer | Retail Dive

<b>Audio vs. beacons: Which is better at driving in-store engagements?</b> <br>Beacons were the big story in 2014, but as the year winds down, mass merchants …

5 Marketing Musts for a Successful Year Ahead

It is the end of the year and many are making their predictions on marketing trends for 2015. Yes, I am sure those trends like mobile, content …

Distrelec Group – Europe's leading distributor of electronics, electronic parts & electronic components. [Distrelec & Elfa Distrelec]

Welcome To The Distrelec Group<p>A leading online and catalogue distributor for electronics, automation, measurement technology, IT and accessories in …

“VideoSelfie” Scores $1.2 Million For Its App Offering Real-Time Filters, GIFs And More

But I thought we were recording our video selfies on Instagram and Snapchat now? A soon-to-launch mobile application called VideoSelfie, whose founders participated in the 500 Startups accelerator last year, has raised $1.2 million for its forthcoming mobile application that lets you edit your …

Bye-Bye Browsers: Why Facebook's New App Links Are a Big Deal

Facebook announced a slew of new programs and initiatives for developers at its F8 Conference, but the most exciting might just be App Links.<p>App …

5 Easy Tips for Visual Branding on Social Media

Over the past few years, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have introduced a series of design changes that have increased the ability to personalize the look of of account pages.<p>To help your brand from getting lost in the clutter, it’s important to stand out visually as …

Mobile Loyalty Programs: 5 Emerging Must-Haves

With Forrester reporting that mobile will account for 29% of online consumer purchases in 2014-up from 21% last year-it's now imperative that your …

Customer Experience

10 Ways to Pay Using Your Mobile Smartphone

<i>Jon Norris is a freelance content specialist for audience.io and writes for the Fueled blog. This post comes courtesy of Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in New York and London.</i><p>The mobile wallet dream may still be a way off for the average consumer, but a cashless and cardless …