Janée Burkhalter

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Top Tips to Create Facebook Videos to Market Your Business (Infographic)

Video is one of the best way to engage and attract customers on the social platform.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, one of the best ways to engage customers is through video. Facebook videos can be a great, cost-effective way to do that. Creating a Facebook video …

Creativity is a beautiful, messy, chaotic thing

Collaborative creativity is a beautiful thing to see in action. Picture a room full of students engaged by a creative challenge. Groups of children …

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

Mobile Photography

How to Nourish Your Team’s Creativity

CEOs in a recent poll agreed that creativity is the most important skill a leader can have. What seems less clear is how to actually cultivate it. Every leader is hoping for that next great idea, yet many executives still treat creative thinking as antithetical to productivity and control. Indeed, …

15 Diagrams That Make Graphic Design Much Easier

If you're a graphic designer reading this blog, there's probably a good chance you already know how tough graphic design can be. However, practice …

Snapchat? No thanks; I'm an Old Millennial

There's a sensation you get when you hear the name of a group you're a member of. If someone says "Bostonian" or "liberal" or (sorry) "Patriots fan," my brain perks up a little. Oh, they're talking about me. Over the last few years, though, I've found I'm getting less and less of that ping from the …

7 Questions Marketers Should Consider When Weighing the Quality of Their Data

The media landscape has realigned itself with lightning speed to the power of data. After a century of being limited by “brute force media,” …

The Six Main Arcs in Storytelling, as Identified by an A.I.

A machine mapped the most frequently used emotional trajectories in fiction, and compared them with the ones readers like best.<p>“My prettiest contribution to my culture,” the writer Kurt Vonnegut mused in his 1981 autobiography <i>Palm Sunday</i>, “was a master’s thesis in anthropology which was rejected by …

Literature

Infographic: What Consumers Really Think About Cause Marketing

With social activism on the rise, more brands are aligning themselves with philanthropic causes in hopes of burnishing their reputations—and their …

6 sources for unique stock photos

It's no secret that for today's bloggers, many websites are offering free, high-quality stock photography.<p>While lots of these websites are wonderful, …

Public Relations

Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy

There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar. The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world-class movies with gripping narrative alongside stunning visuals. Now, Pixar is helping others …

6 smart questions to get you the most useful customer feedback

<b>Goal</b>: When someone decided not to use your product, wouldn’t you want to find out why?<p>You may discover that they found another product, your prices were too high, your product was poorly designed, or perhaps they were just kicking the tires around.<p>Armed with this knowledge, you can make changes to …

This Seven-Step Guide For Dishing Out Feedback Is Totally Idiot-Proof

Keep this in your back pocket, first-time managers.<p>Giving critical feedback isn’t easy, especially if you’re new at it. But it doesn’t need to be half as hard as many managers think. The main thing is to keep it short and specific. Every good feedback conversation has to accomplish three goals:<p>Draw …

Social-Listening: 5 Ways To Really Engage With Your Social Media Audience

What do you consider social-media marketing? For most businesses and brands, the answer is simple: an opportunity to publish relevant content, grow your follower base, and generate both thought leadership and engagement.<p>But what if we told you that in limiting yourself to this definition, you’re …

Marketing

Tap into infographics’ viral power in 2017

Did you know infographics are shared <b>3X more</b> than any other content?<p>Even more impressive: They can increase your content marketing profits by as much …

Why 'Shark Tank' Investors Love a Good Story | Inc.com

"Storytelling is everything," <i>Shark Tank</i> investor Barbara Corcoran once said. "Show me an MBA and your sales numbers, that's fine. But tell me a great story about how you got started and your vision, and we'll talk."<p>In the first episode of Season 8 of ABC's hit show <i>Shark Tan</i>k, two sisters--Kara …

How to get the most out of Instagram

Instagram isn’t simply a social network for sharing images. Used properly, it’s a powerful tool for connecting with like-minded photographers and getting feedback about your images.<p>I’m passionate about photography, and finding communities I can engage with is really important when it comes to …

Social Media

Metrics and KPIs Used Most to Measure Marketing Performance

Which metrics and KPIs are most often reported to CMOs and other top marketers? Do high-performing brands pay closer attention to certain types of …

5 Writing Principles That Will Make Your Content Go Viral

Cast the first stone in me, those of you unwilling to create viral content that gets well shared!<p>And cast the second stone in me, those of you …

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 …

How to Give a Killer Presentation (Infographic)

Presentations can be crucial to your success. Here's how to give a stellar performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When someone says the words “public speaking,” there’s no need to run for the hills. When you’re able to impress clients, potential investors and even …

The 5 Rules of Killer Copywriting That Will Hook Prospects at 'Hello'

Copywriting is the one marketing tool that will never change. So, why don't people still not know how to do it right?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was a little kid, I remember, I was fascinated by the text copy on potato chip bags. Even at that age, I could …

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.The legal …

Education Technology

Infographic: How Storytelling Is Helping Brands Sell More Products

It's no secret that storytelling is a key tool for brands and marketers that want to connect with consumers—and boost sales. "There's plenty of …

How to Write Phenomenal Blog Posts in a World Full of Average Ones

Follow these eight steps to write better than everyone else.<p>You may be wondering why I’m writing a blog post about how to write a blog post, when so …

Infographics

Which Types of Facebook Posts Get the Most Likes, Comments, and Shares? [Infographic]

Consumers interact most with very short Facebook posts, according to recent research from BuzzSumo.<p>The report was based on an analysis of data from …

4 Simple Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Social Distribution Strategy | Inc.com

It honestly doesn't matter how engaging or groundbreaking your content is if no one in your audience sees it. If the people you're trying to influence don't read, see, or hear your content and take some kind of action, it was pretty much a waste.<p>So you put some thought into how you're going to …

Marketing

13 great tools for pitching to clients

Giving the perfect pitch is never easy. You have to know your subject inside-out. You have to grab people’s attention and know the answer to all …

4 Ways to Promote Your Products on Social Media

Do you want more sales from social media? Looking for new ways to share your products on social? The latest features from Pinterest, Snapchat, …

The Secret to Coming up With New Ideas

You don't need to be great. You just need to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become successful at anything, you've got to practice discipline. You must do something over and over and over again to do it extremely well. And being creative is no exception.<p>For James …