Ellen J Harris

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A Pain Free and Easy Way to Start a Blog and Why to DO IT NOW!

We are living in a world where literally everyone is a marketer. Everyone is marketing something – even if it is just himself.<p>And one of the most …

Stephen King

6 Top Tools That Will Have Your Business Growing in No Time

Whether you're looking to make the right hire or see what your customers are doing on your site, there's a tool out there ready to help.<p>Every new customer converted is a battle won for a small business. It's no easy task to reach a broad audience and convince strangers to trust your business with …

You Can't Scale Your Startup If You Forget Your Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the startup world, so much emphasis goes into scaling your business that the foundation of what started it -- lead nurturing -- is often lost in the push to be better, more scalable and more tech-driven than competitors. In the race to …

5 Tips to Channel Instagram For Best Business Promotion

<i>Image Credit: Wsirobustwebsolutions</i><p>The old adage "a picture speaks a thousand words" has always proved to be right. When it comes to capturing attention, images are always a handy help over daunting text and the old saying plays a great role in your business promotion as well. The social media is a …

Small Businesses Are Snapping Their Way to Success

Snapchat this, Snapchat that. We hear about Snapchat's rise to social media dominance surpassing Instagram and Twitter on users and going head to head with Facebook on daily video views. Snapchat has also claimed the throne as the #1 app in the Appstore.<p>The numbers reflect it:<br>• 10 billion daily video …

Compose Yourself! Add Your Voice to Your Flipboard Magazines

Ever wanted to give your Flipboard Magazine more of a personal touch? Now you can add your voice to your magazines just by tapping on the bottom-right “compose” icon on any of your magazine covers.<p>This new feature opens up a world of possibility. You can add text, images or links from the Web. You …

Family Travel

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

4 Things American Consumers Should Know About the Brexit

Are you American? Is the most British thing about you that you can recite entire scenes from "Downton Abbey"? Are you befuddled by the Brexit?<p>Here are four things Yanks should know about the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union:<p><b>Your Favorite British Tea May Get Cheaper (and So May</b> …

Interest Rates

Brexit Chaos Caused the World’s Richest People to Lose $99 Billion in One Day

As much of the world braces for belt-tightening, the 10 richest men are already feeling a pinch.<p>The United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union on Thursday, and news of the so-called Brexit rippled across worldwide stocks as markets opened on Friday.<p>Investor insecurity first struck at Japan’s …

Bill Gates

After Brexit, what? U.S. secessionists hankering for 'Texit' | Reuters

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Emboldened by Brexit, U.S. secessionists in Texas are keen to adopt the campaign tactics used to sway the British vote for leaving the European Union and are demanding “Texit” comes next.<p>Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at a campaign rally for U.S. Republican presidential …

Ballot Measures

How to integrate search & social: It's all about curating audiences

<b>The integration of search and social used to be about PR (social media driving link building) but now it's increasingly about conversion.</b><p>With both …

12 Powerful Tips for Hosting a Successful Twitter Chat

Brands are always looking for new and interesting ways to connect with their audience, build awareness and showcase what they have to offer. Over the …

Marketing

Social Media Risk Management: How to Evaluate your Liability Before it’s Too Late

As we all know, we are living in a digital world. A defining characteristic of this digital transformation is the technology we are seeing …

3 Ways To Build Thought Leadership Into Your Content Marketing Strategy

It’s no surprise that to grow digitally in any industry, content marketing is an essential component to doing so. Recently the growth of thought …

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Social Media for Small Business

In this fast moving world, it’s a major accomplishment to launch a small business. There can be years of preparation and when your business is …

Public Relations

5 PR Tips For Entrepreneurs

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your reputation through public relations …

New Study Looks at What Motivates Facebook Users to Share Content [Infographic]

What motivates people to share content? This is one of the key questions all content marketers would love to understand more about. And while …

9 important foods you should be eating but aren't

But there are also foods out there that you probably have never heard of that can help make your diet even healthier.<p>Here are just a few of the foods that most Americans are ignoring that we should be eating instead. Everything on this list is either good for your body or good for the planet.

Couples who divvy up household chores have best sex lives, study finds

If photos of your '90s hair weren't evidence enough of rapidly shifting tastes, consider new research about what leads to a healthy, happy sex life.<p>In the early 1990s, couples who aimed for an equal division of housework had the lowest sexual frequency and satisfaction. Today they have the …

Why Teleology Isn't Dead

Mention teleology in scientific circles and you’ll usually get a skeptical response. Purpose in the way the world is evolving? Patterns certainly—but purpose? No.<p>Science has gotten along famously over the past few centuries without the need to worry about whether or what a particular process in …

Consciousness

Report links Oakland police chief's resignation to officer sex scandal

Oakland officials expressed outrage Saturday over news reports detailing allegations of misconduct by officers of the city's long-troubled Police Department, whose chief abruptly resigned this week.<p>Sean Whent stepped down Thursday after leading the department for three years, calling the move a …

Crime

Science says liberals, not conservatives, are psychotic

Turns out liberals are the real authoritarians.<p>A political-science journal that published an oft-cited study claiming conservatives were more likely …

Why Doesn't This Fountain Obey the Laws of Science?

You don’t even need grade school science to know that water flows wherever gravity pulls it. But somehow when poured onto Arthur Carabott’s …

Neat

New Mathematics Accurately Captures Liquids and Surfaces Moving in Synergy

Gas bubbles in a glass of champagne, thin films rupturing into tiny liquid droplets, blood flowing through a pumping heart and crashing ocean …

UC Berkeley

People Who Value Time Over Money Are Happier, Study Finds

It’s all about your mentality!<p>Though money - or the lack thereof - is often cited as one of the most stress-inducing aspects of life, a new study has …

Loneliness Is a Warning Sign to Be Social - Facts So Romantic

In 2002, a group of adults aged 50 and over answered a series of questions about their physical and mental health. A subset of the questions went as …

Loneliness

The Week in Review: Global Sea Levels Could ‘More Than Double’

An “unstoppable ice collapse” in the Antarctic could cause sea levels to rise at an extreme rate by the end of the century, according to new research released this week. The study, published in the Journal Nature on Wednesday, suggests major coastal cities including New York, London and Sydney …

Global Warming