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YOLO! 10 Desserts Worth the Splurge

If you're going to jump off the calorie cliff, make it worthwhile. From Latin Flan to Coconut Dream Pie, all of these indulgent sweets are worth ditching your diet for.<p><b>1. Latin Flan</b><p>Latin Flan is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. This version tastes like a cross between pudding and …

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Analytics

The 5 Rules of Killer Copywriting That Will Hook Prospects at 'Hello'

Copywriting is the one marketing tool that will never change. So, why don't people still not know how to do it right?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was a little kid, I remember, I was fascinated by the text copy on potato chip bags. Even at that age, I could …

How to Build Your Instagram Account from Scratch

We all know the importance of social media today. Whether you are a business or a brand there are a multitude of reasons for you to keep up with your …

Marketing

10 Cheap and Simple Steps to Happy Employees | Inc.com

It's well-known that happy employees are productive employees. People who are excited to show up to work are more focused, more innovative, and stay with their companies longer.<p>While most people agree on the need for healthy employee morale, there's a misconception that money is they only way to …

Employee Engagement

When Giving Critical Feedback, Focus on Your Nonverbal Cues

Giving feedback may be one of the most difficult challenges a manager faces. On the one hand, you have to be honest; on the other hand, you don’t want to alienate your employee. You tread a fine line between maintaining cordiality and successfully getting your point across.<p>A positive workplace …

5 Traits of Natural-Born Mentors | Inc.com

Think back to the beginning of your career in your chosen field. Chances are that you were a little unsure, a little shaky, and very, very green. Thanks to training, you had the technical aspect of your job down, but likely needed to be schooled in the little nuances that make a seasoned …

Leadership

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected | Inc.com

Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out there who will claim to <i>enjoy</i> it, there are some people who …

Success

Blogging Tools to Make You a Better Blogger

Shares 103<p>Bloggers love <b>blogging tools</b>. Whether it is plugins to help customize their website or apps to make life easier it seems there is something …

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.The legal …

Education Technology

5 Social Media Studies That Will Boost Your Marketing Skills

To help you better understand the ever-changing social media landscape, check out these studies.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>We are very grateful for all the research that has been done on social media.<p>Social media studies have given us great ideas to improve our social media marketing, …

7 Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker to Make More Wholesome Meals

If one of your goals for the new year is to focus on eating a more wholesome diet, the slow cooker is one of the most helpful tools in the kitchen to …

The Top 10 WordPress Plugins You Need On Your Website

Plugins are one of the reasons why we love and recommend WordPress as your website management system. WordPress plugins are a great way to extend …

Web Design

9 Helpful Tips That Will Boost Your Productivity At Home

Working from home can actually result in greater productivity — Workopolis found in their poll that 90% of people believe telecommuting actually …

How to Write Phenomenal Blog Posts in a World Full of Average Ones

Follow these eight steps to write better than everyone else.<p>You may be wondering why I’m writing a blog post about how to write a blog post, when so …

Want More Instagram Followers? Follow These Tips

Who doesn’t want <b>more Instagram followers</b>? If you’re serious about building your account, you’re going to have to be ready to make some sacrifices. …

Marketing

15 things successful people do over 3-day weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to the three-day weekend in …

Here's What's Wrong With Your Great Idea | Inc.com

When Steve Jobs launched the iPhone in 2007, many pundits were less than impressed. Some said that its unusual shape made it unwieldy. Others thought that it was too expensive. Still others remarked that all the extra software made it a poor choice for its primary function -- making phone calls.<p>But …

Immune System

Chicken Cauliflower Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:20 minActive:20 min<p>Yield:4 to 6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories401Total Fat21 …

Food

Peanutty Chicken Curry

Long lists of ingredients often put me off making a curry, especially on busy weeknights when time is precious. However, this <b>Peanutty Chicken Curry</b> …

Curries

Coconut Curry Soup with Chicken, Chickpeas and Hearty Greens

Over the holidays I joined the masses in throwing caution to wind and ate my way through 31 days of festive bliss. We’re talking cinnamon rolls, …

Food

Burgers & Gruyere Mushroom Sauce (low carb) - My Life Cookbook - low carb healthy everyday recipes.

Shape your ground beef into burgers. I made 4 large ones.<p>In a large skillet melt your butter and saute your mushrooms unitl they are brown.<p>Meanwhile …

Food

Paleo Orange Chicken Recipe

This a perfect, simple and delicious weeknight dinner. You will never order takeout again once you make this healthy and clean Paleo Orange Chicken …

Food

One Week of Easy Healthy Dinners to Get You Back on Track

<b>January</b> is the best time to jump-start your <b>healthy eating habits</b> while your "New Year, new you" resolutions are fresh. Here are <b>7 healthy dinner</b> …

The 4 Costliest Mistakes Businesses Make on Social Media

Social media can either be an asset or a hindrance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media is a powerful tool, but with this power comes great responsibility. Failure to understand just how influential and damaging social media mistakes can be will result in …

5 digital marketing trends that will die in 2017

As Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.”<p>He might as well have added that it’s a near certainty that writers will trot …

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