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Best Productivity Apps

If you’re looking for a way to create marketing materials on your iPhone or iPad, Over is a great way to go. The app is easy to use and allows you to create professional-looking graphics so you can promote that event you’re hosting or product you’re launching. Once in the app, you can peruse the …

Apps

15 Things You're Doing That Make People Dislike You Immediately

15 Things You're Doing That Make People Dislike You Immediately<p>Are you guilty of one of these behaviors?<p><i>By Shana Lebowitz</i><p><b>It's not so hard to make</b> …

Psychology

What Is Blockchain?

Blockchain, the underlying technology that powers bitcoin, is one of the buzzwords of the past year. Practically everyone is talking about …

Blockchain

Instead of Settling for an Online Business Build a Lifestyle Business

A lifestyle business is about achieving all your life goals. Money is a big part of it but far from all of it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are more than three million people that use the Internet, according to Time. Over $107 billion dollars was spent on online …

Google Opens Up Its Tech Training Program to All, Giving You a Reason to Learn New Skills

Google is offering 10,000 Americans access to subsidized online courses with the hope of recruiting some of the students.<p>If you want to work at Google someday but aren’t sure you have the resume for it, the company wants to train you. To help prospective employees bridge skills gaps, the tech giant …

Ask Yourself These Seven Questions Before Setting 2018 Goals

The end of December is a great time to step back to reflect on the year before the frenzy of a new year starts again. One of the activities I cherish the most (and recommend to my executive coaching clients) is to do a personal year-end review.<p>Doing a personal review is critical before you set new …

Happiness

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

The two moves that will keep you fit for life

How can you tell if you’re due a long and happy life? Advanced science? Cryogenics? Dr Michael Joyner, a physician and researcher with non-profit …

15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it …

Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

MacTrast Deals: Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle Extended to March 11!

Here’s your chance to get Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle with 8 award-winning apps, including Screenflow, Data Rescue 4, Things 2, and more! The deal has …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was our biggest list of the week, and some of the nifty apps we told you about can …

U.S. carriers must unlock cellphones, starting today

Some U.S. carriers have historically been more lenient about unlocking phones than others, but starting today they are all mandated to provide unlocking once a customer’s contract is up.<p>Legislation put in place by the Federal Communications Commission back in 2013 takes full effect today, and …

Customers

Essential texting acronyms every parent needs to know

Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don’t speak the same language. When it comes to texting, chatting and emailing, that's literally true. If you've looked at any teen's communications, you'll see them sprinkled with acronyms and shorthand that make no sense.<p>Those letters and numbers are an …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

5 Tricks to Avoid Being Hungry All the Time

Once, one of my clients half-jokingly requested an exorcism from the demon possessing her body: hunger. Kind of a gruesome analogy but, truth be …

iTunes 11.3 adds HD movie Extras to Mac and Apple TV

Buying movies on iTunes just got a lot more like purchasing a Blu-ray from Best Buy, thanks to the addition of an all-new iTunes Extras features for HD movies. The new feature is part of the iTunes 11.3 update Apple released this morning, that brings new content to movies played on your Mac and …

Smart TV

Chemicals in Everyday Products Can Ruin Your Health

You think you're doing "everything right" or "eating healthy," but you might be hurting your efforts to get and stay well by not paying attention to the harmful effects of the everyday items you use at home.<p>Chemicals in your household products may be negatively affecting your hormones, says a …

12 Secrets From People Who Found Their Own Paths To Success

At one point or another, most of us will arrive at a moment that forces us to take a good, hard look at our careers, habits and relationships, and ask ourselves if something is missing.<p>In her new book, <i>Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and</i> …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

<b>Fuel up pre-workout to improve performance</b><br>First, a word about pre-workout fueling: You don't need to eat before working out if your goal is weight loss, you're working out first thing in the morning, and not working out for longer than an hour, says Slayton. But if your goals are more …

10 simple weight loss tips

Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian and nutritionist for the Chicago Cubs, is trying to change the meaning of the phrase, "Treat yo'self."<p>Most people treat themselves by indulging in a gallon of ice cream or by lounging around the house, watching TV. Blatner wants "treat yourself" to mean …

4 Ways Sex Can Make Your Workouts Better

<b>SWEET DREAMS</b><br>After an orgasm, levels of prolactin and oxytocin rise, bringing on a drowsy feeling, which over time helps improve sleep quality, says Chronister. That's crucial for your fitness: Sleep spikes levels of muscle-building hormones and aids recovery. (And in one study, basketball players …

4 Ways to Use Social Media to Generate Leads

Shares 7K<p>Do you use social media to generate inbound leads for your business?<p>Are you unsure about where and how to focus your efforts to meet your …

Marketing

How to Measure the ROI from Your Ongoing SEO Efforts

A conversion can be a completed sign up to your email newsletter, which is considered a goal completion in Google Analytics, that will lead to revenue in the future or a purchase directly from your website.<p>The Multi-Channel Funnels report in Google Analytics is extremely helpful at visualizing …

Email yourself a Web page with just one click

Turn your inbox into a handy reading library for sites you want to revisit later.<p>There are lots of ways to "clip" a web page.<p>You can use Pocket, for example, to send a nicely formatted mobile version of a page to your phone or tablet, great for content you want to read later.<p>But Pocket requires, …

Software

Trainer Confessions: Exercises That Don't Do What You Think

<b>Modified Pushups</b><br>The modified pushup is the on-your-knees version of the original. You’d think this would work the exact same muscles as a regular pushup, right? Not exactly. While you’re still working your chest, triceps and shoulders, you’re not targeting your core like you would in a regular …

3 Strategies for Finding Customers With Social Media

Shares 5K<p>Do you need a strategy to reach your ideal prospects with social media?<p>Are you overwhelmed by all the social media options?<p>If so, you’re not …

4 Ways to Grow a Twitter Following That Matters

Shares 6K<p>Is Twitter working for your business?<p>Are you looking to grow a larger and more relevant Twitter following?<p>This article will show you <b>four</b> …

How to Sell on Facebook Using Images

Shares 3K<p>Do you use Facebook to promote sales for your business?<p>Are you looking for ways to increase revenue with Facebook?<p>In this article, you’ll …

Easy Ways to Lose Weight

<b>Ditch the guilt:</b> Recent research shows beating yourself up about eating something indulgent can sabotage your weight-loss efforts. Instead, look at treating yourself as a celebratory—not shame-inducing—event.<p><b>Ignore the scale:</b> Numbers go up and down and stall in a plateau all the time, which can do …