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Beginner's Guide to Preventing Blog Content Scraping in WordPress

If you write original content day in and day out, you already are aware of the fact that your posts will end up on bunch of SPAM sites within a few …

A Scientific Guide to Writing Great Tweets: How To Get More Clicks, Retweets and Reach

Last week Buffer had the great pleasure of co-hosting a webinar with Twitter (yes, THAT Twitter!)<p>During the webinar, I talked with Jimmy Hang of …

Intelligent Time Management App 'Timeful' Launches on iOS

<i>Timeful</i>, described as "the first intelligent time manager" for mobile devices, is a new iOS app designed to help users manage their lives by combining a time management app with a calendar, a to-do list, and habits. <i>Timeful</i> aims to provide a personalized experience that encourages people to commit …

How To Speed Up WordPress

11 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Making Your WordPress Images More Than Just Eye Candy

Why do you include images in your WordPress posts?<p>Is it just to break up the text, make it look a bit prettier, a bit more inviting? Or are they an …

10 Tips For Crafting the Perfect Tweet

If you’re a data-driven community manager, you know better than anyone how much thought goes into each Tweet. As your audience grows, social media …

Star Trek-Like Molecular Food Scanner SCiO Tops $2 Million On Kickstarter

Consumer Physics, the Tel Aviv-based startup behind the handheld molecular food scanner dubbed “SCiO,” has now topped $2 million in crowdfunding via its Kickstarter campaign, with 11 days still remaining. SCiO is basically a pocket-sized spectrometer that tells you the chemical makeup of what you …

How to Stop Google From Using Your Name and Face in Ads

Google ads starring you -- yes, we’re talking your real name and your real face -- could already be popping up online.<p>That is, unless you’ve already taken action to stop the search giant from using your Google account information in its ads. If you haven’t, we’ll show you how in just a moment in …

Google Play

How to Steal Your Competitor's Social Media Followers

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Social media is used to build brand ambassadors, drive traffic, and convert sales. While building a social media following can be very difficult, one way to speed up the process is to tap into a fan base that is already established - that of your …

Social Media

The Pinterest Cheat Sheet to Image Sizes

• Profile images: 165 x 165 pixels.<br>• Pins in feed: 238 pixels x adjusted to height.<br>• Expanded pin size: 735 pixels x adjusted to height.<br>• Pin boards complete …

OneUp – One Page Parallax Retina WordPress Portfolio and Agency Theme by Pixelentity

OneUp – One Page WordPress Theme.<p><b>OneUp</b> is a stylish one page WordPress Theme. It was developed and designed by Pixelentity for any kind of creative …

AHA Member Spotlight: David J. Trowbridge

<i>AHA members are involved in all fields of history, with wide-ranging specializations, interests, and areas of employment. To recognize our talented</i> …

Outlook

<b>UPDATE 3/23/2016: Our new responsive email framework, Foundation for Emails has been released!</b><p>When it comes to email marketing, content is king. …

How to Find Great Content to Share on Twitter

What content are you sharing on Twitter?<p>Do you struggle to <b>find interesting, relevant things to tweet about</b> every day?<p>In this post, I’ll show you how …

Infographics

Stantt Uses Body-Scan Data To Create A Shirt For Every Body Type

Clothing brands have begun using body-scan data to tweak their clothing sizes and to help customers find the right fit. But a new Kickstarter campaign is taking this method further by creating sizes from the ground up. With 50 different sizes modeled after body scans, Stantt wants to provide a …

Cat-turning: the 19th-century scientific cat-dropping craze!

One thing I’ve learn from studying the history of science is that scientists are human beings. Often incredibly weird, weird human beings. For …

5 Activities that Yield the Biggest ROI on Time Usage

If you’re like most small-business owners, time is your most valuable resource. Figuring out how and where to spend your time to yield the biggest …

4 Tools That Take the Pain Out of Managing Payroll

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Employees love payday but, for the small-business owner, managing payroll can be a chore. Taxes, benefits, overtime, vacation days -- even if you only have a few employees the process can take hours.<p>Need a short cut? Here are four tools …

Small Business

After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business

Billionaire pet-food entrepreneur Clay Mathile says to really grow your business, you've got to learn how to let go at some point. He learned that lesson the hard way.<p>Mathile, an Ohio farm boy turned business magnate, came on board to manage pet-food company Iams in 1970 when it was doing $500,000 …

Entrepreneurship

How to Get Everything Done By Doing Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs subscribe to the philosophy: "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." This mantra, accepted by many small-business owners as fact, is only half true. If you want something done right once and you …

Small Business

Why You're Not a Morning Person (and How to Become One)

At 6 AM, most of us are lucky if we have the energy to reach for acup of coffee. Mornings may be rough, but hold off on sleeping in. There are perks …

Numbers You Need to Know to Grow Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Assume for a moment that I just gave you a business and today is the eighth of the month. Monthly sales so far total $65,000.<p>Are you having a good month? You probably can't answer this because you don't know the details of the business. …

Entrepreneurship

Outsourcing Your Non-Core Sales Tasks

As a small business owner and also the person who is responsible for the sales for my company, it is important that I focus on sales tasks that …