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Stay Confident During Your Job Search by Focusing on the Process, Not the Outcome

Not long ago, I had the chance to speak to a networking group for job seekers over the age of 40. Many of the people in attendance had worked for over 10 years at companies and were then let go. A number of them had been out of work for six months or more and were starting to get worried about …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

4 Tips for Mastering the Art of Persuasion

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

How Not To Launch A New Product

We hear it all the time: “I’ve spent years working on a game-changing invention—a product that is perfectly set up to change the conversation in a category that drastically needs new thinking.”<p>Here’s the problem: You aren’t in the conversation yet. You’re launching a brand new product, so you’d …

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Search Engine Journal’s 2016 annual State of Digital Marketing found that 66% of digital marketers believe that content marketing is the most …

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Four key content marketing principles

In 2016, 77% of companies planned to increase their content marketing budgets, as revealed by the Econsultancy-Oracle Marketing Cloud Marketing …

11 proven digital marketing strategies you're (still) not using

From content marketing to SEO and conversion optimization, contributor Stoney deGeyter lays out key strategies that you can't afford to overlook.

HubSpot’s Justin Lee shares some winning content marketing strategies

We’ve all heard of the urban legend where a startup managed to generate millions of dollars through a viral blog post.<p>While such a ridiculously …

3 Social Media Design Tools That Create Stunning Images

Do you want a consistent look for your social media images? Looking for tools that are easy to use? Great-looking graphics are crucial to maintaining …

8 online mistakes for marketers to avoid

Social media has been a consistent tactic in marketers’ lives for years.<p>It’s been long enough that we should have a firm grasp on what to do and what …

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Customers

How to Develop Charisma | The Art of Manliness

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the three components of personal charisma. First we explored the importance of Presence – giving …

Dressing for the Occasion: Your 60 Second Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

We’ve been talking a lot about hosting a holiday party lately, but what if you’re invited to one as a guest? It can be confusing trying to decipher …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …

#Infographic - 21 Simple Ways To Boost Your Content's Viral Potential [Backed By Research]

"<i>When a piece of content goes viral, there’s no magic or luck involved.</i> <i><br>In fact:</i> <i><br>According to new research (by Backlinko), viral content tends to</i> …

Today’s Biggest Content Marketing Challenge (And How to Overcome It)

Despite the fact that overall content marketing adoption, production and budgets have increased significantly since 2010, relatively little progress …

5 infographic tools for PR and marketing pros

<i>This article originally appeared on PR Daily in July 2015.</i> <br>The popularity of visual content is increasing, specifically when it comes to videos and …

How To Find The Perfect Time To Publish On Social Media: 5 Powerful Tools

The exponential growth of social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have dramatically changed the process by which businesses …

6 Instagram Trends Marketers Should Know

Whether it’s new filters, video editing tools or a refreshed design, there’s a lot to keep up to date with on with Instagram. With so many changes …

Social Media

How to Create Irresistibly Shareable Content

Every now and then, a piece of content goes absolutely viral on the internet. And, it’s pretty much every content marketer’s goal to produce <b>that</b> …

3 Key Digital Marketing Skills Students Don’t Learn In College

Many schools need to update their marketing curricula. If they don’t, students will be the ones to lose out.<p>If you’ve interviewed marketing candidates straight out of college, you’ve likely noticed a surprising trend. These rising young professionals may be sharp, thoughtful digital natives–but all …

Facebook Apps for Business Pages | Suggestions for Success

June 25, 2015 15 Reads share<p>Facebook Apps You’ll Want to Use to Make Your Business Page Pop<p>When Mark Zuckerberg and a few of his Harvard University …

Ten Ways To Fail On The Biggest Social Media Platforms: Facebook

Facebook<p>This is the third in my series of four on the ten ways to fail on the Biggest Social Media Platforms, with the first two being Pinterest and …

Social Media

11 Rules You Must Follow to Be a LinkedIn Marketing Master

Get started now. Lots of people talk about using LinkedIn effectively, but relatively few make it happen. Like most other worthwhile things in life, …

10 Ways to Get More Engagement from Your Social Media Posts

Ever heard this old adage from real estate: “location, location, location”? Well, social media marketers have their own version of that saying. It’s …

7 One-minute Social Media Marketing Growth Ideas When You're Pressed for Time

We put together our favorite list of social media time saving ideas to help you grow even while pressed for time. These tips are from small business …