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50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

Cooking

These Big-Batch Slow Cooker Recipes Make Great Leftovers

If you ask me, big-batch recipes are where the slow cooker does its best work. With little to no extra effort on your part, it rewards you with meals …

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Some food for thought.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to snacks to help them power through a study session. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍫</b><p>1. Taco Popcorn<p>All you need to make good old popcorn much less boring is taco seasoning.<p>Get the …

Healthy Eating

How to Meal-Prep a Week of Healthy Lunches for Less Than $20

If you've gone to a movie (in an actual movie theater) recently, then you know easy it is to spend $20. One ticket, a water and a small popcorn, …

3 Keys to Develop a Powerful Tone of Voice in Content Marketing [Infographic]

The tone of voice in content development is critical. It is something that most marketers forget to focus on. Tone of voice in content is not what …

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

The dream job that's all the rage across America

Taso Du Val started Toptal (short for "top talent") when he saw just how hard it was for U.S. firms to find top freelance talent in tech. He knew …

The Workplace

You’ve decided to delete Facebook but what will you replace it with?

For too many people considering leaping aboard the #DeleteFacebook bandwagon, the answer is simple: switch your photo and video sharing to Instagram and your messaging to WhatsApp. But what many do not realise is that both of those apps are owned by Facebook – since September 2012 and October 2014 …

Social Media

How to Create an Effective Digital Video Campaign That Actually Converts Customers

Remember when BuzzFeed launched those masterfully produced Tasty videos, to the tune of millions of viewers? They created insatiable social media …

How Brands Can Take Advantage of Instagram Stories

Once Instagram launched Stories in August 2016, the feature spread like wildfire. As of November 2017, Instagram Stories topped 300 million daily …

Marketing

The $177,843.34 Facebook ad test: Collection vs. single video

Facebook launched its Collection ad format for ecommerce in early March of this year amid a lot of fanfare. Given that I oversee millions of dollars of ad spend per month, I was more than a little curious about its impact. So I ran a $177K test, pitting the new Collection ads agains standard single …

How chatbots can bring enormous results in your social media campaigns

The way of doing business has evolved where there’s no necessity for the businessmen to meet people to generate more leads. Social media campaigns …

10 Part Action Plan for Writing Your Very First Book

There’s no doubt that writing a book is an excellent way to bolster your credibility and establish yourself as an authority. A book can also help you …

Writing

Snack Attack! Healthy Kids' Snacking Guide

What's that noise? It's the sound of ravenous kids stampeding to the kitchen. Why does it seem like kids are ALWAYS hungry? Keep bellies happy with …

Here are some of the technologies that are making cities smarter

As the world's biggest cities continue to sprawl with many millions of new people, they'll look to many of the technologies and tactics covered in today's infographic from Raconteur to work smarter - and not harder - for their inhabitants.<p>WHY CITIES?<p>Cities are the engines of modern society.<p>They …

Want to get rid of your kid for 2 hours?

Mirvac Retail is set to launch a new nanny service for parents across two of its shopping centres, with plans to roll the service out nationwide by …

Customers

A glimpse inside the Goldman Sachs nursery

<b>Head into the Goldman Sachs building on London's Fleet Street and you're greeted by wall to wall marble, a bank of receptionists and a water feature. So far, so City.</b><p>But wind your way past the lifts through an anonymous fire door and you enter a world that couldn't be less corporate. The sounds, …

Square Still Too Expensive in 2017? Save Money With These Alternatives

Why shell out more than you have to for the privilege of getting paid?<p>Most traditional small businesses need in-person credit card processing. It's a reality of life, and a popular approach is using a smartphone with a mobile reader and app. One of the more visible names among business owners has …

FinTech

New firm wants to enhance early childhood education plus help mothers re-enter the workforce

Wonderschool’s program addresses shortage of top-quality programming and training for stay-at-home education market<p>There is one education-based tech …

How on-site child care is relieving overworked parents

Any parent will tell you that finding good child care can be the difference between getting something accomplished and staying home listlessly playing another game of Apples to Apples Junior while dreaming of a stage or a StairMaster.<p>Even after work-hour child care is sorted out – thanks to school, …

Child Care

The 'Motherhood Penalty' Is Real & It Robs Moms of Career Advancement & Wages

A new report has found clear evidence that mothers in the U.S. continue to pay the price for starting a family, including lower pay and less advancement.<p>The fight for equal pay has been pretty big news in Hollywood lately, with stars like Emma Stone, Robyn Wright, and Jennifer Lawrence taking a …

Conferences are finally waking up to the C-word

It's time to stop discriminating against moms, dads, families and single parents.<p>Conferences that care<p>Apple has been pushing for more diversity at …

Child Care

5 Tips for Finding Child Care for Your Next Vacation

Traveling with children is many things. Relaxing is not typically among them. The exception is a trip that includes at least some help with child care — time when parents are free to luxuriate in that rarest of parental indulgences: time alone. But finding reliable, affordable child care can be …

How to Decide Which Social Video Platform Is Right for Your Brand

It’s no secret that social video has been on the rise for the past year, as new features like Instagram Stories and Messenger Day join growing tools …

Oh, Baby! These 11 Companies Will Help You Pay for Child Care

The Sections a Winning Business Plan Has to Have

How to Write a Business Plan Step By Step<p>The Business Plan Outline<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>Need to know how to write a business plan? This article …

Why taxpayers get a good deal from funding childcare

Now they're at school, we continue to get some government help for after-school and vacation care. (At least in theory – our Child Care Rebate has …

President Trump, an Unlikely Champion of Affordable Child Care

In his address to Congress Tuesday evening, President Trump leaned on some of his standard crowd pleasers: immigration, jobs, terrorism.<p>But he also revived one of his more surprising proposals, first introduced on the campaign trail last year: “My administration wants to work with members of both …

You Won't Believe How Much the Average U.S. Parent Is Paying for a Babysitter

UrbanSitter's new 2017 survey reveals some interesting stats about how much parents across the country are paying for in-home child care.<p>UrbanSitter's 2017 National Childcare Rate Survey is out—and filled with some pretty interesting facts about the state of babysitting in the U.S., including. The …

Parenting