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5 Free Marketing Tools That Could Help Make Your Content Go Viral

Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p><i>By Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.</i><p>Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p>To get more traction, you need to understand what works best for your audience and curate …

7 Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2018

Marketers were sent into a panic last week when Facebook announced its algorithm will soon limit the brand and publisher posts in users' feeds. Many …

7 new anime series you need to watch this winter

A good distraction from the cold<p>As a new year begins, so too does the 2018 winter anime season in Japan. Now, thanks to video streaming services like Crunchyroll, Amazon, and Netflix, they’re more accessible than ever. (Subtitled versions of most shows are available in America within a day of …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

Construction

How Long Does it Take to Become a Top Ranked Result on Google? (Infographic)

New data looks at the circumstances that will catapult you to the top.<p>1 min read<p>You want your company’s name to be one of the first results that they see. So what it does it take to achieve a high ranking on Google?<p>In an infographic assembled by The Website Group, a U.K.-based digital marketing …

SEO

One Brain Skill That Will Make You Creative

Creativity is not genetic. It is not a talent, either. It is a skill. There is a process for it, and here is one skill that will help you get there.<p>The most common form of creativity is the combinational creativity. That's when old ideas in your head combine in your medial prefrontal cortex into …

The Brain

Make Your Website a Tool to Grow Your Business

There are 28.8 million small businesses in the US, which account for 99.7% of US businesses. (Source: SBA Gov 2016) Just over half of them (54%) have …

Google Analytics

How to Pick Your First SEO Keywords

Chances are, you've heard a lot about search engine optimization. But do you really know how to use SEO to boost your ranking?<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways to grow a business is through search engine optimization …

AdWords

7 Essential HTML Tags that Separate SEO Pros from the Rookies

For many websites, a #1 ranking is the best thing that’s ever happened to them.Let me tell you a little story.A company built a website. It was just …

Loneliness

9 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design, According To Ideo, Microsoft, Autodesk, MIT, And More

“Our profession is in between ‘utopia and oblivion.’ It will be oblivion if we continue focusing on minor aesthetic problems.”<p>The world is changing faster than ever–socially, technologically, environmentally, politically, and economically. In the midst of these shifts, designers have the crucial …

Best Hot Pot Places in Taipei

For Taiwanese people, hot pot can be a daily staple no matter the season. Some even say that eating hot pot is one of the most intimate ways for people to share a meal and almost intuitive choice of food when dining with friends.<p>In Taiwan, there are nearly five thousand restaurants serving a …

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it yourself. When it comes to <b>podcasts</b> though, it's possible that too …

HotelFlex lets you check in and out of a hotel at whatever time you want

Most would agree that the worst part of traveling is timing the hotel check in. Either you get off a redeye and have to figure out what to do all day while waiting to check in, or you arrive late at night and waste money paying for a room you didn’t get to use all day.<p>Enter HotelFlex. Part of Y …

University sends acceptance letters with AR, and it's blowing minds

Getting a college letter of acceptance is huge enough, but this one includes the magic of augmented reality.<p>The Northwestern Polytechnical University …

The Top Ten Advertising and Design Awards

• Effect - A Cannes Lion means a few extra stripes on your creative epaulets<p><b>4: Communication Arts Annuals</b><p>Every year, the esteemed creative publication …

10 tools based on AI that will change your freelancing career

Is your career endangered by AI?<p><i>The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race…. It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever increasing rate. Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete, and would be …

How to Create a B2B Brand that Resonate Your Customers?

Creating a brand is not as easy as buying shares of an established one, it requires whole lot of efforts to build a brand, setting a distinct tone, a …

21 Podcasts to Help You Outsmart Your Competition in 2017

Open your favorite podcast app, and start adding these. Stat.<p>While podcasts have been around for over a decade, many of you are recent converts. Now that the technology to create them has gone mainstream, there are many more to pick from. It's harder to figure out what to listen to in order to …

Marketing

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …

Animation

Designing Better Microapartments–By Living In Them

A proponent of small living shows off his latest tiny apartment, and what his next space will be.<p>With over 70,000 people per square mile, Manhattan is one of the most densely populated areas in the United States. Doing more with less space is a necessity of life and that often comes with …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

TED Talks

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

Artificial Intelligence

Study Deep Learning And Artificial Intelligence Online Now

We welcome our new robot overlords.<p>Artificial intelligence is getting faster, smarter, and more common all the time, but how does AI learn how to …

Weekly News for Designers (N.358)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.You can …

Web Design

18 multifunctional furniture ideas (perfect for small homes!)

We love small homes as they make us think a little more carefully about how to furnish our most functional spaces, such as bedrooms.<p>This often leads …

Why Experiential Is the Heart of Branding

At the beginning of each semester at NYU, I (Bob) show a picture of the Pillsbury Doughboy to my mostly international students and ask, "Does this …