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How Tesla, Under Armour, and Sonos Do Branding

The network effect, which describes how services and technologies become more valuable as more people use them, has driven the success of many internet companies. But it is not confined to the tech sector. One group of high-growth consumer brands, in particular, has been harnessing the power of the …

KNC Beauty Crush: Clear Skin and Stretch Mark Prevention During Pregnancy

The moment you find out that you're having a baby, everything changes.<p><i>Kristen Noel Crawley, jewelry designer and co-owner of Chicago's RSVP Gallery, a.k.a. KNC, became fixated on beauty products in high school, when she suffered from bad acne. "Stress from pre-college courses, ACT prep, and a</i> …

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How to Use Social Media to Increase Sharing of Your Website and Blog Content

When it comes to your social media marketing effort, increasing your social sharing of the content from your website and blog is paramount to your …

Instagram Contest Guide: How To Make Your Campaign A Success

As you build your social media marketing strategy on Instagram, don’t overlook the potential of contests. Not only are Instagram contests a fantastic …

5 Metrics Every Marketer Should be Watching

You can always rely on Einstein to give good quote. One of his most famous quotes accurately sums up the biggest challenge of digital marketing measurement: “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”<p>The internet has given marketers many things, one …

[Interview] Aditya Sharma Head – Digital Marketing, Bajaj Allianz Talks About the Brand's Social Strategy

We interviewed Aditya Sharma, Head – Digital Marketing, Bajaj Allianz who talks about the brand’s social media strategies. He reveals the limitations …

5 Agencies Tell Us Why They’re at SXSW via Instagram

Advertising players have descended on South by Southwest Interactive in central Texas en masse, joining tens of thousands of denizens from the media …

How Humans Think - UX and Content Marketing - Cait Vlastakis Smith - Centerline Digital

UX & Content Marketing: Navigating How Humans Think<p>Humans are strange, complex, fickle creatures. That said, it's our job as designers, content creators and marketers to deeply understand our audience as humans, not just "users" or "buyers." Why? So we stop making content people don't need, want or …

Google touts digital campaigns as central to advertising

Google wants to show marketers how others have used its APIs – the coding that can enable digital campaigns – so they can see what already exists without needing to build a campaign from scratch. It's part of the company's effort to get a bigger slice of ad budgets by persuading clients and …

5 Ways The Sports Marketing Industry Is About To Change Forever

“Crazy, crazy, these people are crazy. South By Southwest is crazy. A crazy, crazy conference made crazy, by crazy people.” That line still sticks because of the eight crazies. It was yelled across the room by an important sports agent, an uptight, uptight, uptight woman. A tight-lipped, …

How to Find Your Social Media Voice and Tone

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Among the many ways to stand out on social media—killer content, amazing visuals, specific formatting, and more—one that often gets overlooked is voice.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape …

How Becoming A Mom Can Actually Help Your Career

A career and motherhood aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, having kids can make women more successful.<p>Motherhood and career are often pitted against each other, but Toronto author and mom of three, Reva Seth, is challenging the notion that women have to take a step back from career goals when they …

Key Lime Pie For Your Soul!

Got the summer citrus dessert cravings yet? Maybe you just want a vacation in your mouth. This is a super simple, hard to botch freezer dessert. I've …

Burrata and Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Salad

I like pretty things. Guilty as charged.<p>I’d have to guess that most of us in the world do. Am I right or am I right? Who wouldn’t rather gaze at a …

The Three Metrics Your Business Needs to Answer on Social Media

If you Google the question, “Where do I start on social media?” you’ll be greeted with approximately 1.4 billion results. <i>1.4 billion.</i><p>While many of …

What to Do If Your Great Content Isn’t Getting Found - Copyblogger

Hang out around this place for more than ten minutes and we’ll hit you over the head, telling you to create some high-quality content.<p>And by …

This Report Shows Why Brands Should Embrace Instagram (If They Haven’t Already)

A newly released report considers the photo app the best media acquisition of the last five years.<p>Instagram still has no way of embedding external links, but that hasn’t stopped brands and retailers from embracing the photo-sharing platform. In fact, it’s the social network that has seen the …

6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some Of The World’s Best Interviewers

Listening intently isn’t just for journalists. Here’s how to sharpen your interviewing skills to get the most out of your connections.<p>Everyone knows that particular feeling of dread that accompanies a lull in conversation at a party, networking event, or even a job interview.<p>You’ve already covered …

The Best Super Bowl Spots Ever, By Genre

Kids, celebrities, groin kicks. They’re all part of the time-tested Super Bowl recipe. Here’s a breakdown of the 10 most common ad genres of the big game and the best spots in each.<p>As we’ve already learned, the Super Bowl may be the last bastion of massive collective viewing on live television. To …

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In today’s Paris, cutting-edge art, culture and cuisine

Old Masters, move aside: thanks to a contemporary art renaissance, the City of Light beams with 21st-century galleries, museums, even restaurants.<p>For years, the Paris art scene was associated with the masters of the past – Monet and Manet, Picasso and Degas – while the contemporary art scene was …

Paleo Mini Meatloaves (Gluten and Grain-Free)

Few things are as beautiful as a field or forest with freshly fallen snow. Wintertime in our neck of the woods is sometimes a Currier and Ives …

Where Does Blogging Fit In To Corporate Marketing And Communications? — Expert Series. Part 1

Does Your Blog Talk To The Right People?<p><b>Corporate Blogging — Expert Series: Interview with Lou Hoffman. Part 1</b><p><b>Series Overview</b><p>While many companies …

Tchaikovsky on Work Ethic vs. Inspiration

I recently stumbled upon a recurring theme articulated by both Jack White and Nick Cave, a concept that flies in the face of our cultural mythology about how creativity works — the idea that just showing up and doing the work, or what Jonah Lehrer calls “grit,” the same quality that Ira Glass says …

Best Fit Fifty: Albums of 2013

<b>The year was 2013. Edward Snowden hid in shame after committing the most catastrophic BCC fail of all time. For a while there, we had two popes.</b> …

Shrimp and Avocado Spears - bell' alimento

Posted by Paula in Appetizer, Seafood, Taste | 9 comments<p>Ever since we sprung forward last weekend I have shifted into spring time mode. I’ve been …

Gluten-Free Chicken Meatballs with Braised Lemon and Kale

Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>2 medium shallots, minced, divided<p>1 scallion, minced (all parts), plus thinly sliced green tops for garnish<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 pound ground chicken meat<p>1 teaspoon …

Recipes

Santa Maria Style Tri Tip Recipe

What are you grilling for Labor Day? My favorite is this cut of beef, a triangle-shaped “tri-tip”, from the bottom sirloin. It’s also called a “Santa …

hi gina, just made this recipe (the chicken versio...

hi gina,<br>just made this recipe (the chicken version) from your cookbook and i wondered if the calorie count included the tortillas?<br>ps. it was VERY …