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4 Insightful Steps to Fresher, More Engaging Facebook Posts

In your head, you’ve got a great idea for a can’t-miss Facebook post to promote your business.<p>It’s going to the most shared, liked, and talked about …

Small Business

Google Custom Search Will Boost Your SEO - Small Business Trends

Getting started with Google Custom Search is actually incredibly easy, but it’s something that many marketers are still missing. The tool is a great …

Small Business

5 Strategies for Facebook Ad Targeting With Laser Precision - Small Business Trends

You can target audiences on Facebook with a dozen different ad formats and thousands of possible ad targeting parameters.<p>Mastering your Facebook …

Marketing

This 'Smart' Yoga Mat Has a Built-In Instructor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sure, morning yoga sound like a fabulous idea. That is, until you think about having to get to the studio across town for your 7 a.m. class. Add to that that stress of showering and battling rush hour traffic to get to the office by 9 …

Yoga

The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube

<i>By Caroline Knorr, Parenting Editor, Common Sense Media</i><p>If <i>Minecraft</i> has taken over your kids and you hardly know who they are or what they're talking about anymore, you're in good company. But, although you may love that the game helps build 21st-century skills such as creativity, innovation, and …

Kids

Here Are The Top Places You Need To Visit In The US, According To Pinterest Users

Since then, users have created 4 million Place Boards and uploaded over 1 billion Place pins into the system.<p>Thanks to that data, Pinterest was able to put together a list of the top 20 most popular places in the US that everyone should try to visit.

National Parks

The Best Pinterest Beauty DIYs, All in One Place

Pinterest has breathed new life into beauty DIYs, and we've put a few to the test. Turns out, most are easy to re-create and are quite useful to boot. Consider them life hacks for your beauty regimen. Beauty Reporter Kirbie Johnson walks you through some of our favorites, which include a magnetic …

10 Pinterest Boards That Will Help You Plan Your Next Vacation

Allow us to introduce you to some seriously beautiful travel inspiration boards.<p>When Pinterest introduced their map feature in November, our heads nearly burst with ways we could utilize this amazing new tool. So with summer vacation just around the corner, we scoured Pinterest to find the ten …

How Brands can Optimize for Pinterest #SMX

This presentation given during #SMX East in New York City teaches brands how they can better optimize, market and grow their companies with Pinterest.

“Pin It:” 5 Tips to Boost Your Marketing Campaign with Pinterest

Even if you don’t use Pinterest, you likely have some idea about what it is. Similar to Instagram, Pinterest is one of the more popular social media …

Marketing

5 Tips For Networking Like a Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The music industry is notoriously cutthroat. As Hunter S. Thompson famously put it, “The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also …

Entrepreneurship

Make the Best Brisket Ever by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Make perfect brisket every time by avoiding these common cooking mistakes.<p>With Rosh Hashanah right around the corner, we've got brisket on the brain. Just because this beefy cut is a classic doesn't mean there's no room for improvement. From tough, chewy texture to dull, ho-hum flavor, there's a …

BBQ

Super Smoothies

Smoothies are kitchen superheroes. Packed with calcium, vitamins, and fiber they are also downright delicious. Blend one up for breakfast or an afternoon snack, and you'll have some happy sippers on your hands.<p>1 of 8<p>4 Ways to Make Your Favorite Smoothie Healthier<p>1 of 8<p>2 of 8<p>Berry Tasty<p>2 of 8<p>Bruce …

Breakfast

10 Pieces of Advice I Hope My Kids Won't Ignore

Dear spawns,<p>By the time you read this, <i>if you ever read this</i>, these words will be lost in translation. I will just be a mom talking about nothing while you're trying to shovel food in your face and hide in your room. I get that. I've been there.<p>My hope is that even if you don't hear me now, you will …

Relationships

Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew

1. Respect me. I'm my own person, not just your kid. Sometimes I might have opinions that differ from yours. Sometimes I just want to be your baby. Respect me either way.<p>2. I still want to have fun with you, and feel like home is safe and happy. Smile at me.<p>3. I need to make some of my own choices, …

Parenting

7 Steps To The Perfect Dinner Table

Our step-by-step guide to the basics.<p>How many glasses do I need? Are place mats necessary? Former editor Robert Rufino takes the stress out of setting a formal table and shows us the basics that define proper etiquette.

SMB Marketers, Read The Marketing Performance Blueprint

“You’re so creative — it’s no wonder you’re in marketing.” I hear this all the time and I used to believe it twenty years ago. But today, I think …

There Is an App for That? Tips From an Elementary Math Teacher

Schools are embracing digital technologies like never before. However, many parents have a mistaken notion that the tablet or laptop replaces previously-used physical mediums, like the textbook or notebook. Some others acknowledge that it is a good consumption device, where students can review …

Great Food Fast: Real Business Owners Share Their Quick Tasty Recipes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not content to settle for takeout, these entrepreneurs (who moonlight as columnists for Entrepreneur.com) invent or adapt recipes to please their own palate after a long, busy day. Plus, a few of their recipes below help prime them for …

Breakfast

3 Ways Apple Automator Can Speed Up Your Workflow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Automator is the often-overlooked Mac OS X software that is hiding away in your Applications folder. Many people just glance over this unassuming robotic icon, unaware of the power it holds.<p>Have you ever wanted to quickly rename hundreds …

Tutorials

DIY: Back-to-School Hand Sanitizer

I’m not a fan of drugstore varieties of hand sanitizers with their slimy feelings, awful smells, and long lists of hard-to-pronounce ingredients. But …

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Dharmesh Shah, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Money of course isn't everything. Not by a long shot. Where your definition of success is concerned, money may rank far down the list. Everyone’s definition of …

Self-improvement

The 7 Key Parts of an Effective Direct Mail Sales Piece

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> The Direct Mail Solution<i>, direct marketing expert and entrepreneur Craig Simpson provides easy-to-follow solutions for creating direct mail campaigns that work! In this edited excerpt, the author outlines the seven critical</i> …

Direct Marketing

10 Unique Ways to Style a Perfect Mantel

Dress up your fireplace with these unexpected ideas.<p>Dress up your living room's coziest focal point with these unexpected ideas.

The Right Flowers For Every Occasion (And Feeling)

The perfect blooms.<p>Our friends at The Salonniere recently shared the secret language of flowers, which got us thinking: Who wouldn't want to know the perfect bloom for every emotion and occasion? PLUS: Don't miss their history on the topic

Twitter Marketing - 10 DOs

Twitter is a <b>key</b> social media channel for many businesses. How to use it efficiently though, and what are the Twitter marketing rules you should …

7 Tips to Get More Customers, More Often

We all claim to want more customers more often, but are we doing what it takes to get that done? I asked Sarah Reilly Engel, VP of Merchant Success …

Quick and Easy School Lunch Ideas

You have our permission not to use cookie cutters, bento boxes, or edible markers. Just mix and match the healthy ingredients to create more than a dozen trade-proof lunches. Round them out with fruit and a drink.<p>Make a batch of these red pepper- and cheese-filled muffins, and you'll have plenty …

Food

30 Principles That Turn Good Kids into Good Adults

My grandpa had a different way of looking at things. Chances are he was a lot like your grandpa. Words of wisdom in one-liner form flowed from him just like Ben Franklin's under his Silence Dogood pen name. I once heard another adult provide an excuse for mischief done by her sons. She made the …

Parenting

10 Secrets To Make This Birthday Party The One Your Child Will Remember, Forever

When I think back to my birthday parties as a young child, I remember ice cream cake, balloons, bubble wands, musical chairs and "Pin the Tail on the Donkey" (yes, I realize I just aged myself).<p>Today, as a mother of two sons (8 and 9 years old), a home baker, crafter and event planner, I've noticed …

Kids