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Digital Marketing Trends Are Evolving: Here Are 4 Ways You Can Stay Relevant

What are you creating in the video realm? You're not? Because everyone else is.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing has always been on the move in terms both of how it's both defined and executed. From the early days of the telephone and wireless transmission to …

Marketing

Digital Direct Mail Set To Support Digital Marketing Initiatives

Prospects need no longer be statistical anomalies, they can become real people with individual needs and desires and you can communicate to them with …

3 Ways to Make Your Digital Content More Interactive

<b>1.Ask the Audience</b><p>You can kill two birds with one stone using interactive content. In addition to reaching your site’s visitors in memorable ways, …

Marketing

How to Build a Brand Story: Lessons from Retail Branding Experts

Storytelling is a buzzworthy term these days. Although its overuse might make you think it’s nebulous, or even obsolete, term, it’s actually a …

Marketing

Tips for Keeping a Sketchbook or Visual Journal

There are several different contemporary terms used to describe pads of paper on which to draw, paint, write, or collect ideas or mementos. These …

Drawing

A Simple Way to Use LinkedIn Search to Connect with Potential Clients

Looking for more B2B sales leads online?<p>There are 500 million of them sitting over on LinkedIn, which continues to add two new members at a steady …

This is How Top Bloggers Get 90% of Their Traffic

Get your SEO strategy figured out, then go crazy creating content.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to driving traffic to your blog, one of the most common mistakes people make is spending too much effort on things that barely move the needle. The entire …

Marketing

7 Tips for Attracting a Following on Social Media

Unless you're famous, attracting a pile of fans to your feed may be a challenge. Here's how regular people can do it.<p>If you use social media and click around on the profiles of random individuals, you'll notice that the vast majority of users do not have thousands of people following their …

These 7 Books Are Necessary Reading for All Creatives

One of the most challenging aspects of creative work is, well, sitting down to actually do it. There are so many different ways to cull out one’s …

Top 10 Books for Entrepreneurs

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5 Common Writing Problems and How to Fix Them

Writing is a skill that you can always improve.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Writing is a skill that you can always improve. Whether you are a seasoned copywriter or a marketer who dabbles in writing now and again, you need to keep working on your writing …

Writing

25 Marketing Tools that Will Help You Double Your Users

When you have a business, a thing that separates youThe post 25 Marketing Tools that Will Help You Double Your Users appeared first on iamwire.

13 Habits Of Super Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to put his shoes on, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get …

Emotional Intelligence

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps

2 Deadly Mistakes That Are Killing Your Profit

Are these mistakes causing your business to stagnate?<p>Have you noticed that your business has stagnated? Maybe you have a boutique that has a few loyal customers, but rarely gets new foot traffic. Perhaps your e-commerce site numbers haven't gone up in months. Maybe it's sales, maybe it's excuses, …

5 Social Media Studies That Will Boost Your Marketing Skills

To help you better understand the ever-changing social media landscape, check out these studies.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>We are very grateful for all the research that has been done on social media.<p>Social media studies have given us great ideas to improve our social media marketing, …

Social Media

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

Self-improvement

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Books That Will Change Your Life

What is your big idea?<p>Found it……..or still looking? That one idea can be the catalyst to a life imagined.<p>Just one glimmer of inspiration can …

Marketing

10 Must-have project management apps for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share113<p>+16<p>Shares 142<p>Trying to manage a project without project management software can turn into a Godzilla-like apocalypse quickly. …

Project Management

How to Market Your Business on Social Media in 2017

Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk lays out his predictions for the year ahead.<p><i>Originally published by Gary Vaynerchuk on LinkedIn: 2017 KEY TO SMALL BUSINESS SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING</i><p>Here's my 2017 New Year's resolution to you: I want you to focus on your organic social media reach for the next …

101 Best Web Design Tools And Resources For Web Designers

Designing a user-friendly yet visually pleasing website can turn out to be a tough job at times. No, this does not happen only when you are running …

The Psychology of Logo Design: Colour

Last week, I introduced the ideas and concepts around using shapes in logo design and how the psychology of the shape attracts customers. Today, I am …

Graphic Design

The Top 30 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2017

Looking for a New Year's Resolution? Attend One of These 'Can't Miss' Conferences.<p>Are you looking for a big New Year's resolution that will help you elevate to the next level of your career? You should consider making a strong effort to attend more conferences in 2017.<p>Attending conferences added so …

5 Digital Marketing Trends Worth Acting on in 2017

These 5 things will be extremely important in 2017 for marketing anything online.<p>As the new year begins, it's crucial that you look back at 2016 and really review what worked, what didn't, and most important how you should shift your strategy to be successful in 2017.<p>We are in a fascinating time …

15 Powerful Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

What 29 Top Entrepreneurs Are Doing Differently in 2017 (and You Should Too)

Marketing masters and entrepreneurs share their New Year's resolutions for their businesses.<p>The end of the year is always a time for reflection for me, and I know the same is true for many entrepreneurs. As we share our achievements and challenges with family over the holidays and wait for our …

Tim Ferriss' 3 Rules of Branding

<b>1.</b> <b>Instead of fixating on the often nebulous “brand,” think of how you can “own a category”</b> in the minds of 1,000 die-hard fans who can then act as …

Is Your Marketing Plan Ready for 2017?

It's almost Thanksgiving, and that means it's time to get your plans together for how you will generate even more revenue in 2017. Whether your business counts on holiday shopping to boost revenues, or it's a ghost town in your office after Turkey Day. Regardless, it's time re-boot your small …