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Found: The Perfect Date-Night Pasta Recipe (It's So Simple)

<i>The Kitchy Kitchen is the brainchild of food enthusiast and self-taught chef Claire Thomas. With a focus on new spins on classic meals, the site</i> …

How to Create Social Media Marketing Videos Without Appearing On Camera

Do you want to market your business with video? Are you unsure about appearing on camera? You can easily create compelling and budget-friendly videos …

Social Media Marketing

The 5 Step Influencer Formula (and its money making secrets)

Do you have “like” anxiety?<p>The ever present Facebook app that sits on your smartphone is an addiction for many of us. You post a cute photo of your …

5 Simple, Showstopping Brunch Recipes You Can Make Any Time

Not feeling pancakes-and-bacon-y? We get it. These dishes are bold, fresh, and made for grazing.<p>Last September, I went to Lebanon for the first time. Out of all the meals I had there (there was a day when I ate more than 30 dishes and could barely walk), it was the first breakast I had—at a place …

Eggs

Thinking Beyond The Interface

Designers have largely shifted their skill sets toward interface design, prototyping, and code. Are writing and art direction getting left behind?<p>Around 2010, designers the world over proclaimed Photoshop was dead in web design. We moved away from static comps, learned to prototype, and invested …

UX Design

4 Social Analytics Tools You Can’t Do Without

Websites analytics are well known, and every marketing blog seems to devote a few posts to Google Analytics, Piwik, Clicky and others.However, data …

Google Analytics

How This Small Team Turned a $200 Marketing Budget Into $202,000 in Annual Revenue | Inc.com

The term "growth hacking" is somewhat ethereal. To anyone outside the world of digital marketing, the word "hacking" implies some level of black magic, a twisting of the curtain resembling a magic trick that turns nothing into something. But for those who devote their lives to understanding the art …

Marketing

Our Hottest Recipes on Pinterest Right Now

Textbook tikka masala. Spicy green chile enchiladas. Crab dip that makes us weak in the knees. Just a few of the recipes you're loving on our …

The First Things You Should Do After Paying Off a Big Debt

In my 20s, I paid off my student debt and it felt amazing. For the first time ever, I had <i>discretionary income</i>: money left over after necessities. …

6 Cloud-Based Tools that will Get Your Audience More Involved with Your Brand

A lot of online marketers say things like “content is king” and “if you build it, they will come”. Sure, content is the main building block of modern …

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

Product Management

9 Tips For Building Your Creative Online Presence

Congratulations, you've made it to 2017. Last year was a rollercoaster ride and it's safe to say we all deserve a pat on the back for getting through …

Web Design

A Social Media Cheat Sheet for 2017

Want to win at social media in 2017? The folks over at On Blast Blog did some research on tips, tricks, and best practices, and they’ve created a …

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

Business Strategy

10 best new web design tools for January

If you work in the world of web design, whether that be in a studio or working from home, it's vital to keep up-to-date with the latest industry …

Command-line

Timekit wants to make it easy to build your own online booking system

Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect Ventures, with participation from a group of rather noteworthy angel investors.<p>The latter includes former Spotify CTO Andreas Ehn, Libratone …

Startups

How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Web Design

A Modern Guide to Social Media Content Marketing, Part 1: Introduction

<i>This is the first installment in a five-part series of articles focusing on best practices to up your content marketing game on the “big four”</i> …

Marketing

Eight tips for building your personal brand in 2017

Branding is such a crucial component of success. Think of some of the largest companies in the world -- from Nike's "swoosh" to Apple's icon -- everyone is familiar with the brands they created.<p>Today, building your personal brand is just as important as building your company's brand -- in fact, it …

Public Relations

3 Signs That You Don't Really Know Your Core Business | Inc.com

The first question I ask entrepreneurs is, "What is your core product, and who are your core customers?"<p>Sometimes I get a quick, confident answer.<p>Sometimes, by contrast, it feels as if the poor business-builder is making it up. I hear a long pause, followed by an explanation of all the ideas the …

Profit

15 Marketing Tools To Check Out in 2017

Brands are facing more competition than ever. They need help, and these tools provide it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brands working to communicate with consumers are facing more competition than ever: On a daily basis, people are bombarded with marketing messages, …

Marketing

4 White Hat SEO Techniques to Implement in 2017 | Inc.com

<i>By Kristopher Jones, founder and CEO of LSEO.com.</i><p>As search engine algorithms become smarter on a daily basis, businesses -- both local and enterprise level --must keep clean SEO techniques at the forefront. The days of black hat SEO tactics, such as keyword stuffing, hidden text, link schemes and …

White Hat

How do I attract traffic to my high quality content?

Hey, first of all, congratulations on your “high-quality content”, this is the most important thing you need if you’re looking for traffic.<p>If you …

Social media marketing in 2017 – what you need to know

2016 has been a busy, busy year in social media marketing – and if there’s one lesson we can learn from that, is that the next year is going to be …

How to Use Facebook Advertising to Grow Your Brand or Business – Mari Smith [SSM023]

Did you know that more than 30 billion pieces of content are shared on Facebook every single month?<p>That’s a lot of content!<p>As marketers and brands, …

Screw “Personal Branding”: My Top Three Social Media Resolutions For 2017

One writer says the received wisdom on how professionals should act on social media is failing to make the world a better place.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>At each year’s end, people are apt to imagine that the previous 12 …

Public Relations

10 Must-Have Tools for Graphic Designers to Ramp Up Your Creativity

From meetings with clients to managing feedback, finding design inspiration for the next web design project to delivering the project on time, web …

How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement

Modern businesses need to stay constantly relevant to their consumer bases if they want to survive, and one of the best methods for doing that is …

UI Design

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

<i>What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alex Cowan, Faculty at UVA Darden & Partner at</b> …

Product Management