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12 Facebook Tactics Working Right Now

If you feel challenged by Facebook marketing these days, you should know you’re not alone.<p>In an increasingly crowded news feed, Facebook’s algorithm …

The Spring Hit List: 14 Beauty Products to Stock Up on Right Now

Spring 2015 will likely be remembered for one thing: unfolding as slowly as a nineteenth-century Russian novel. At present, we’re relishing a lovely little spell of sunshine and mirth—but we’re not breaking out our Chloé baby dolls and suede Valentino shifts just yet. Fortunately, there’s no need …

Get Ready For Spring Break With AcneFree Drying Lotion!

You’ve packed your minis, your SPF, and several of your closest pals — what’s not invited? A skin emergency! Luckily AcneFree Drying Lotion, a brand …

Skin Care

New Ways to Have a Picnic

<i>Above:</i> New York and Amsterdam-based architect Haiko Cornelissen’s picNYC TABLE brings the rural picnic into the urban residence with a grass table …

How to Control Rosacea

Did you know that one of the most common skin conditions happens to be one of the least diagnosed? More than 16 million Americans suffer the effects …

What you didn't know about coffee: Asher Yaron at TEDxUbud

An Ode To Pour-Over Coffee

Life’s best designed products are sometimes the ones we take for granted each morning.<p>I used to have a coffee machine from the future. It was silver, naturally.<p>It could be programmed to burr-grind my beans to various levels of fineness, charcoal-filter tap water, and brew 12 cups of coffee before I …

5 Conceptual Ideas and Realities to Incorporate into Any Startup

Some risk is a natural part of being an entrepreneur and many entrepreneurs experience some exhilaration from all this. They are, after all, creating …

Do Men and Women in Small Business Have Different Outlooks?

How are men and women entrepreneurs feeling about their businesses’ prospects for the coming year? The 5th in a series of studies by Hiscox Small …

How to Use The Linkedin Mentions Feature to Engage and Connect

As most people know, unless you participate in social networks, you won’t get much out of them. The same is true with LinkedIn. One way to engage …

How to Set Up a Facebook Page for Business

Have you decided that it’s time to create a Facebook Page for your business?<p>Wondering exactly how to get your Page started the right way?<p>Facebook …

Social Media

3 Unique Ways to Use Pinterest for Business

Does your business have a clear Pinterest strategy?<p>Have you been struggling to figure out how Pinterest could help market your business?<p>Pinterest …

3 Strategies for Finding Customers With Social Media

Do you need a strategy to reach your ideal prospects with social media?<p>Are you overwhelmed by all the social media options?<p>If so, you’re not alone. …

The 4 Sales Questions You Absolutely Must Ask

Find out quickly which prospects might buy and, if so, exactly how to sell to them.<p>Once you've established that a potential customer truly needs what you're selling, asking the following four questions will help you turn that opportunity into a sales win:<p><b>1. "How would your company go about buying</b> …

Selling

You've Got to Be the Best at These 3 Things

One way in which business owners handicap themselves is by conceding an important battle every single day between being just good....and being the best.<p>Growing a business is a complex process. As my mother used to tell me when I faced a difficult task, "If it was easy, everyone would be doing …

Whistle

Nike Fuelband, Jawbone UP, Fitbit Flex—there's no shortage of personal tech accessories to aid in the always popular search for the quantified self. But what about the number two in your life? Thankfully, there's Whistle, an on-collar monitor to measure your pet's activity. By working with an …

Batteries

A Hot Water Bottle That Pokes Fun At America’s Gun Obsession

Design student Francis North offers an ironic take on “Happiness Is A Warm Gun.”<p>It’s a famous anecdote among Beatles fans and rock historians that John Lennon’s “Happiness Is a Warm Gun” was written as a sendup to an NRA ad emblazoned with the slogan. Despite this, the song has been largely …

IBM’s Clever Billboards Double As Benches, Shelter, And Ramps

Billboard ads are an architectural eyesore. And they’re fundamentally designed to get in your way–to leverage visual noise to distract you while going about your day and having your own thoughts. Worried about filing that report? A bus stop wants to sell you french fries. Dodging other drivers …

Just Add Water: Concrete Buildings Built With Air + H2O

An inflatable concrete building sounds a bit ludicrous – until you see the seemingly-magical construction of a Concrete Canvas shelter. Concrete …

A Customizable iPhone Case For Displaying Your Artwork

If you want your mobile to nab some serious attention, shatter your screen–it’s a guaranteed conversation starter. In lieu of device demolition, however, you can go with Krizzl’s Krizzl protective cases for smartphones, which are infinitely customizable and fun to boot.<p>The kit evolved as a …

Celebrity Style

Canvas Chairs: 2D Fabric “Paintings” Hide Real 3D Seats

It looks so realistic you could almost sit in it … and, it turns out, you can. But the trick is no mere optical illusion – the painting really does …

Painting

Why I Love Being Rejected

Nobody likes being turned down, but rejection is often a good thing. Really.<p>I recently met with a speech writing coach who was recommended to me by a good friend. I was eager to find someone to support my speechwriting efforts, and she seemed excellent. So when she told me she didn't think she was …

Communicate

David Karp: Why I Sold Tumblr

In an interview Thursday with Charlie Rose, Tumblr founder David Karp opened up about the $1.1 billion acquisition everyone's talking about.<p><i>Inc.</i> users have been getting to know David Karp since Tumblr burst on the scene a few years ago: His prodigious worth ethic; his favorite Tumblr; and even his …

Get an Acne-Fighting Facial for Less Than $4

<i>Today's pick comes from Racked Philly editor Julie Davis.</i><p>St. Ives Blemish & Blackhead Control Apricot Scrub, $3.79 at Target<p>There's a spot on my bathroom sink that's permanently reserved for <b>St. Ives' Blemish & Blackhead Control Apricot Scrub</b>. The packaging boasts all-natural exfoliants and …

4 Stretches To Wake You Up and Release Stress

These four stretches will help awaken a tired body and help decrease stress in the areas that typically hold a lot of tension: the lower back, the …

Yoga

Pilates Abs Workout With a Chair: Part Two

If you enjoyed the first installment of this two-parter, try this routine, too. It challenges the core in different ways than the first group, …

Workouts

Must-Have Cult Product: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream

In 1930, Pluto was discovered as a planet, Twinkies were created, and a makeup maven named Elizabeth Arden developed a Skin Protectant known as Eight …

Makeup

So You Think You Have ADD...

Can't focus and missing deadlines left and right? Here's how to take back control.<p>I hear it all the time: An entrepreneur says she gets nothing done because of her ADD.<p>But only a physician can diagnose ADD. Most entrepreneurs suffer from chronic procrastination.<p>"Procrastination is a weakness in the …

Nobel Prize Winner: Your Business Should Help Others

To end world hunger, don't give away money. Just start a business, says Muhammad Yunus.<p>There's an old adage that goes, "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."<p>It's a principle that can also be applied to solving unemployment, said Muhammad …