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11 Habits Of People Who Never Worry

Worry is, sadly, an inevitability of life. Bad things are bound to happen, and the natural human reaction is to think about the negative consequences that could potentially arise.<p>However, worry is rarely productive -- "it's something we do over and over again, without much resolution, and it's …

5 Tips for Killer SMS Marketing - Small Business Trends

Smartphones are everywhere. Sixty-four percent of American adults own one, and that doesn’t even include the staggering number of American teens …

Marketing

How to Use Pinterest to Build a Loyal Following for Your Brand

Ready to stop the random pinning and get serious about building your brand on Pinterest? Let’s look at ways that you can turn your passions into …

Infographics

Five Campaigns That Demonstrate the Power of Influencer Marketing

Influence plays a tremendous role in business, but building that kind of trust takes time. Luckily, there are influencers in every industry that have …

How Do Content Strategies For B2B And B2C Businesses Differ?

Successful marketing strategies for B2B and B2C markets are very different. A strategic content marketing campaign is an essential part of modern marketing efforts – inbound and outbound – and the content you publish matters more now than ever before. But depending on the context – B2B or B2C – …

7 Rules For A Happier, Healthier Life

Sometimes, when you're looking to make some new healthy changes to your life, the last thing you want is another calorie-counting food journal or specific list of exercises that tone each troublesome body part. Instead, a simple mantra or two will do.<p>That's the premise behind <i>The New Health Rules</i>, …

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

Reinvent Your Sales Process While Still Hitting Your Numbers

If you have a monopoly, then your reward is a quiet life, one devoid of having to deal with competition. But most firms face changing competition, threats to their installed base, and quarterly investor expectations — all of which place sometimes conflicting demands on sales efforts. Sales forces …

10 Ways to Get More in Touch With Your Soul

There is a difference between your ego and your soul. Your ego is the image you have of yourself and your social mask, whereas your soul is who you truly are deep down below all the labels and titles. It's eternal, divine and inherently worthwhile.<p>When you learn to align more with your soul each …

Happiness

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

6 Ways To Ground Yourself When You're Feeling Anxious

I’m writing this as I’m waiting to hear back from the doctor about whether or not my son has Lyme Disease. I’d love to report that I’m one of those …

Mindfulness

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

8 Leadership Mistakes That Others Made So You Don't Have To

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For every success, there is an epic failure. Those leaders who achieved greatness did so not because of their success stories, but because the lessons in failure that they learned and applied to create those success stories. In other …

Top 8 Tips for Managing Anxiety

For so many years, I learned to accept the knot in my stomach that came with anxiety.<p>Of course, I never thought that I had a problem. I just accepted that "short of breath" feeling that came with my mile-long to-do list and bombarding my mind with the constant "what if" questions.<p>Thoughts raced …

How to Use Google Analytics: Getting Started

Shares 18K<p>Do you need a deeper understanding of Google Analytics?<p>Do you know what data each section of Google Analytics offers?<p>A few important …

Analytics

8 Strategies To Strengthen The Quality Of Your Twitter Community | Audiense

Let’s get something straight: quantity on Twitter does not mean quality. Are the thousands of followers you have real people or rotten eggs? Are you …

6 Facebook Experts: How the First $200 Should be Spent

http://bit.ly/how-to-spend-200-dollar-on-Facebook<p>en_US<p>article<p>Got a new Facebook page and a limited budget? Today we're sharing the views and advice …

15 Mistakes Your Business Might be Making on Facebook

At 1.23 billion monthly active users, the shear number of people using Facebook makes the social giant a solid addition to your Internet marketing …

5 Ways to Supercharge Your Sales Right Away | Inc.com

There is nothing quite as exciting as when sales are growing. Watching month after month of hitting higher numbers and breaking through sales goals can be a constant adrenaline rush…not to mention having the added benefit of increasing revenue. But sometimes you hit a wall. The pitches and …

Business Strategy

A Simple Trick That Doubles Sales | Inc.com

The first step in selling anything is getting people interested in what you've got to sell. Unfortunately, many companies have sales messages that are either confusing or boring (or both). Potential customers tune out, thereby reducing sales.<p>This post provides a simple technique to improve your …

Selling

Using Data to Build a More Effective Content Strategy

If you’re familiar with online marketing, you’ve undoubtedly heard the expression “content is king.” Establishing an active business blog, social …

6 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Everyday

Life gets busy, because of it, we forget about what matters most.<p>Committing to a journey of intentional self growth starts with slowing down. It’s …

Outsourcing

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Know Thy Customer: 3 Tips for Success From a $285M Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For entrepreneurs, few issues are as important -- or as challenging -- as connecting with the right customers. Reaching target consumers is key to gaining traction for any business, but startup companies face a unique hurdle: They must go …

7 Life-Defining Things Grateful People Have | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you’re on the journey of becoming a happier person, you’d know for sure that being grateful is one of the key things to gaining that …

Happiness

How to create the perfect social media post

Shares 24.2K<p>Taking the time and effort to create the perfect social media post has never been more important. All social media platforms are swamped …

6 Powerful Ways to Target Your Customers with Facebook Ads - Jeffbullas's Blog

Advertising on Facebook is one of the biggest, if not the greatest, opportunities for businesses widely available today because of the ability to …

Best and Worst Ways to Cope With Stress

Jangled nerves got you down? There are right ways and wrong ways to get your stress under control.

Happiness: Three Things You Probably Didn't Know

<i>"Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."</i> -- William Shakespeare<p>Today's message is especially dedicated to the great Arianna Huffington in New York, New York for inspiring me to write for The Huffington Post.<p>I am most known for my work with athletes, but to me, it is not about …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …