Jordan M. Williams (This_Jordan)

289 Flips | 2 Magazines | 32 Likes | 7 Following | 57 Followers | @jordanmwilliams | My name is Jordan M. Williams. Don’t tell anyone but I work for a cellular phone company. Some other things about me: Google fanboy. Some say I am a social butterfly. I love tea. I am a "Beer snob". I tweet. I enjoy music, marketing, and am a foodie at heart. I like to think I may be a little awesome.

Apply These 3 Secret Techniques to Target Generations X, Y and Z via Social Media - Small Business Trends

Highly compelling copy — the kind that rattles the questions of your audience, and shockingly, (and instantly) gives them the answer — isn’t easy to …

How do I... use Instagram to promote my start-up?

Instagram has become a leading platform for communication for consumers, bloggers and brands alike. An app with a penchant for highly-finished …

How to Create When You’re Just Not Feeling It

It’s not uncommon in any field to find yourself in a creative rut at some point. In this 10-minute video, photographer Sean Tucker discusses how he …

Shutting down part of our brain can make us more creative

How does creativity work? And, more importantly, what can we do to become more creative individuals? These questions baffle the minds of …

Creative Logos from 2016 – 2017 by Studio Face

A highly inspiring collection of logos and marks created from 2016 – 2017 by Mexican studio Face.Because of the high quality of their graphic work, …

Graphic Design

Influencer Marketing: A Key Building Block Of A Successful Content Marketing Engine

Consumers are overwhelmed with content. As media consumption habits change, advertisers are getting more creative with the tactics they use to capture consumers’ attention. Beyond traditional print, television, or radio advertisements, brands are targeting consumers everywhere they spend time – …

Marketing

5 Habits That Will Make You a More Creative CEO

The key to being a more creative CEO doesn't lie in how much time you spend per day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2010, IBM surveyed more than 1,500 chief executive officers from 60 countries and found the No. 1 factor that CEOs use to predict future success is …

Instagram Is Facebook’s Secret Weapon, and It Can Be Yours as Well — Here’s How

In April of 2012, much of the world was scratching its head when Mark Zuckerberg acquired Instagram for $1 billion. Today, with its user base growing …

The 6 (Concrete) Rules of Fostering Creativity | Inc.com

It is a common misperception that creative types stare at the ceiling, muse among the stars and drink a lot of brown liquor waiting for the next great idea or solution to whack them upside the head. More frequently and, importantly, more dependably, truly creative solutions are the result of …

Creativity

7 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Look at Business

These presentations can teach you about the importance of time off, where you can do your best work, how to pitch to investors and more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TED Talks are a godsend. They introduce us to people we should keep on our radar and concepts we can …

adidas Reveals the Key Strategies for Staying Ahead of Nike & Under Armour

A near-double growth first quarter signals a promising future ahead.<p>adidas has been in an advantageous position ahead of its competitors — a recent earnings announcement by its parent company revealed an impressive 36% growth in North America. More importantly, the “Originals” line, as well as its …

Shoes

Here's why Russia is opening the door to cryptocurrencies

This comes a year after the same Russian institutions said people trading in these currencies could be jailed.<p>This raises two important questions: Why has the government made this U-turn? What opportunities does it now see in this technology?<p>The answers lie in Russia's need to address serious …

5 Exercises That Will Help You Spot a Groundbreaking Idea Before Your Competitors Do | Inc.com

Getting a job as an innovation consultant requires equal measures of creative thinking and strategic rigor. And while the scope of the role encompasses everything from redesigning a stage gate process, to creating a culture of creativity, to setting metrics for evaluating innovation; the most …

Warby Parker

What Should My Business Post on Social Media?

What should you post on social media? Here are 11 creative ideas.I’m sure you hear it over and over again –post regularly on social media to leverage …

Marketing

Steve Jobs Always Had the Best Ideas in the Room (Here's How You Can Too) | Inc.com

"If only I could come up with a million-dollar idea, I could retire early."<p>It's a phrase I often hear after someone listens to a How I Built This podcast, or after the latest Inc. 5000 ranking comes out.<p>"They're no more smarter than I am, why can't I come up with anything?"<p>Then I watch their face …

Creativity

8 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Get your body moving or try something new before your next brainstorming session. Your daring mindset will follow you back to the office and inspire something great.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creativity is essential to your business strategy. I’m not talking about …

Building a Brand, Part II: Creating a Branding Style Guide

In Part I: What Is A Brand?, we discussed the basic elements of branding and some beginning steps towards building it. Now, to keep you (and all your …

Want to Thrive? Be Creative Every Day

What to thrive? Be creative every day<p>A new study finds that daily creativity helps people flourish.<p>One of the unexpected things observed when I was …

7 killer ways to influence user behaviour

Websites employ psychological techniques to influence the behaviour of their users. Drawing on decades of academic research that explains how our …

8 Free Classes to Make Your Busy Life More Creative, Productive, and Fun!

So you’ve got a packed schedule, and family and friends to spend time with, but what about you? To help you nail it at all aspects of your awesomely busy life AND get you exercising those creative muscles, we’ve partnered with Acer to bring you <b>eight online classes for FREE until 5/17/2017!</b> We’ll …

5 Questions That Will Help You Start Your Morning Creatively | Inc.com

You've been there before. So have I. You spent a whole day, morning to night, trying to solve a technical or business problem, to no avail. It's hard to go to sleep. Your head is spinning. You are still trying to find the solution even when you are in bed. Sounds familiar?<p>And then, the next …

Creativity

flow.ci Weekly Mashup 5— Neuroscience, Uber, Wire, Ruby, and Python Highlights

<b>This week, we cover neuroscience, the top programing languages in 2016, Android security, Wire messaging, Uber and MySQL, and more in development</b> …

6 Ways To Use Instagram For Restaurant Marketing

While we are writing this article there are over a 100 million #food posts on Instagram, over 3 million self-professed people claiming to be #foodie, …

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Apps

Opera bakes a free, unlimited VPN directly into its desktop browser

Norway-based technology company Opera Software is introducing a free virtual private network (VPN) feature to its desktop browser, making it the first of the major browser operators to build a VPN directly into the software. Today’s news comes a little more than a month after Opera unveiled a …

Software

5 Creative Ways to Build Your Snapchat Audience

<b>Snapchat</b> is hot right now. Hot like… Ouch! Get your hand off the stove, kinda hot! There is just so much attention and interest on this platform.<p><b>“If</b> …

Writing

Steal This Look! – Give your Android a makeover in five minutes or less (Black & White)

Here at Android Guys, we’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. In fact, we love …

Apps

Choosing font pairings just got easier: Meet ‘Tinder’ for typefaces

Picking font pairings can prove to be incredibly difficult, particularly if you’re not a top-notch designer. Even now, many of us developer types just pick some fonts and jam them together.<p>There are a few different sites and blogs around for finding acceptable fonts to slap next to each other, but …

Typography

So You Want to Start a Blog? Here's How to Do It

If I had a quarter for everyone that has asked me how to get started blogging I’d have a huge pile of quarters. There are many ways to start a blog …