Kristen Quinones

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13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

7 traits of press releases that actually get read

I wince at 99.99 percent of the press releases I receive daily.<p>That's because 99.99 percent look like sloppy cut-and-paste jobs that have nothing to …

Public Relations

The ultimate social media guide to getting a job

LinkedIn isn’t the only social media platform that can help you get a job.<p>When you’re applying for a new position, 93 percent of recruiters say they …

Social Media Strategy Guide, Pt. 3: Develop Your Content Strategy

Share<p><i>This is the third of 5 posts adapted from our Guide to Creating a Social Media Strategy. This simple, step-by-step guide allows individuals and</i> …

20 Example Blog Media/Press Kits for Your Inspiration

Hands down, one of my most helpful articles for bloggers who want to connect with brands is How to Make a Media Kit that ROCKS. In it, I outline 10 …

Marketers: It's Time for a Millennial CMO

Let's give millennials the CMO chair. We know <i>they</i> think they're ready for it. And maybe they are.<p>Maybe the CMO role is the most appropriate role for …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across a child-size navy blue jumper. The jumper turned out to be part of Amy's old school uniform from Osidge Primary School in Southgate, north London …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Most Stylish Women

In honor of our Personal Style issue, Bazaar showcases 12 women whose looks we adore.<p>In honor of our Personal Style issue, <i>Bazaar</i> showcases 12 women whose looks we adore. Plus, see 50 more stylish women we admire.

Miu Miu

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of famous people, but sometimes you need to feel your heart pound and catch a lump in your throat. For the latter type of experience, head to the mountains: The rivers are calling.<p>Whitewater rafting can spice …

My favourite first line – by writers on the 2013 Man Booker prize longlist

First lines for novelists are a bit like penalty kicks for goalies, a heart-stopping opportunity for a great performance, <i>writes Robert McCrum</i>. It's your show, and there's no going back. More than that, a good first line, like Stravinsky's reedy bassoon in <i>The Rite of Spring</i>, or the clarinet …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

Liquid Jewels: High Speed Photos of Paint on Popped Balloons by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>Liquid Jewel is a new project by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) as part of his ongoing exploration of manipulating paint with natural …

Photos by Shihya Kowatari

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

The Girl Just Wants to Have Fun

In or out of the city, Sarah Jessica Parker is always in fashion. Plus, see her exclusive September cover fashion shoot.<p>She brings a book to lunch—Susan Choi's <i>My Education</i>—and she wears a yellow T-shirt that says NEW YORK CITY, slim gray jeans, and ballet flats. Without makeup Sarah Jessica Parker …