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The 11 best new iPhone and Android apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we've collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>There's a beautiful new calendar app from Moleskine that's as elegant as their notebooks, a fun new game that's addicting but doesn't require much time, and a new app from Google that everyone is …

Exercise Versus Diet: Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? "Eat less, move more." That's easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to …

Cheat Sheet: Graphic Design Words Everyone Should Know (Infographic)

What's the difference between fonts and typography? Margins and padding? Check out this guide.<p>Companies like Herman-Miller, Nike, Starbucks and Apple have all made a great case as to why businesses should care about design. These and 10 other design-minded companies grew 299 percent between 2003 …

5 Ways Writers Can Make Money Blogging

5 Ways Writers Can Make Money Blogging<p>You’ve heard the buzz, read the latest stats, and you’ve even had some great results from your blogging …

Marketing

100-Plus Awesome Free Things for Salespeople and Marketers | Inc.com

One of Guy Kawasaki's "reality checks" for entrepreneurs is the question "What can we beg, borrow, or lease that we are buying?" However, as evidenced by Kawasaki's own new product Canva, the Web has lots of entirely free and free-to-try resources.<p>I built this list specifically for salespeople and …

Project Management

10 Millennial Women Who Are Making History

The most difficult part of choosing “10 millennials making history today” was kicking people off the list. The fact is that there are <i>so many</i> inspiring women out there making waves in the world, it’s impossible to mention them all. But the way I see it, that’s a good sign.<p>The women listed below are …

Three Killer Strategies For Creating Content That Gets Noticed

While content marketing is not a new phenomenon, it’s a fast moving target that is constantly evolving. In fact, 93% of B2B marketers are using content marketing in their overall marketing strategy. As content creators and strategists, much of your inspiration for forming new material comes from …

Marketing

The Body Shrinking Workout

A new fat-fighting regimen yields serious results, but critics say it may be too extreme. Nicole Catanese weighs in.<p>Although many women obsess about their weight, what they really want to gain from constant workouts and cutting carbs is less fat. So the scale can be deceiving. "You don't know how …

10 Avocado Recipes for Weight Loss

Besides tasting beyond delicious, avocados can also help lower blood pressure, banish bloat, quell hunger pangs and fry stubborn belly fat. It really …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Pinterest an Integral Part of Your Business

Thursday, March 19, 2015 digital marketing, How to, pinterest<p>Pin Power<p>www.mashable.com<p>Net-worth can indicate many things, from strength of …

Infographics

A Guide To Finding, Recruiting And Working With Bloggers

<i>Lauren Jung is Co-Founder of TheShelf.com, an influencer marketing platform that enables brands and agencies to connect with the most relevant influencers. It currently serves businesses in the fashion, beauty, lifestyle, travel, food, and family space. This blog originally appeared on The …

Marketing

The Latest Round Of LinkedIn Changes: What You Need To Know

LinkedIn recently introduced a new look and feel to your home page and profile page, as well as additional features and a new pricing plan. The latter was designed to get more people to pay more – or pay at all (since most members are on the “free plan”).<p>This is not surprising. LinkedIn is an …

Marketing

How Denmark is driving the transition to clean energy

Driving across the Danish countryside, they cannot be missed: towering white wind turbines as far as the eye can see, their slow-turning blades …

10 reasons your belly fat isn’t going away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but healthy. Extra fat cells deep in your abdomen (aka visceral fat) generate adipose hormones and adipokines—chemical troublemakers that travel to your …

The Best Tools & Resources For Your Content Promotion

<i>This article first appeared on Mention.</i><p>A recent study shows that 86 percent of all B2B marketers use content marketing strategies to gain exposure and ultimately generate revenue, but only 38 percent believe they are effective at it. Testing a few different tools and strategies allows you to figure …

Marketing

Women: Start talking about money and retirement — now

Ladies, it’s time to talk. Specifically, the time is now to start talking with your friends and family about money. Too few of us do it.<p>A whopping …

115 Social Media Marketing Tools for 2015

What’s new this year in the social media software industry? Not much, at least from our latest findings in an analysis of social media marketing …

15 Editorial Tools to Help You Outline, Write and Edit (Better and Faster)

Whether writing is part of your everyday routine or you're facing a major, one-time project, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. But remember: even the …

Apps

Splurge or Save: 10 Kitchen Essentials for Your First Home

Whether you’re graduating from the dorm to your first apartment, creating a wedding registry or looking to upgrade your kitchenwares, this collection is for you. We’ve rounded up 10 must-have kitchen items with two options for each: one splurge and one budget-friendly alternative. That way you can …

How Much Of Your Income Should You Save?

There’s no question more fundamental to personal finance than how much money we should save. Our savings rate is the cornerstone of virtually every other decision about money we make. It affects everything from buying a home to saving for emergencies to retirement.<p>Yet the guidance on this important …

Retirement

Biggest Social Media Updates of 2015 To Date

The reason I wanted to write this post is that 2015 has to be the year that I feel we’ve seen the most updates to social platforms in the shortest …

Digital Marketing

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Carnitas

Shares 3K<p>This <b>slow cooker salsa verde carnitas</b> is definitely a family favorite around here!<p>***If you love EASY and DELICIOUS meals that you can make …

Cooking

In Portland, turbines in water pipes harvest green energy for the city

LucidPipes harvest renewable low-cost energy from the water flowing through gravity-fed pipes.<p>11 Feb 2015<p>The most effective way to harvest renewable …

DIY Garden Projects For The Perfect Backyard

Making DIY garden projects for an inviting outdoor space is fun. I love to sit outside in the evening, especially when the weather is good. This time …

Landscaping

Social Media Strategy Template: Develop Your Social Media Strategy In 60 Seconds

Jumping onto Facebook is easy . . .<p>Developing a strategy to reach your goals using Facebook (or any other social network) <i>is hard</i>.<p>And what if Facebook …

Marketing

Social Media Quality VS Quantity

Why Your Content Needs Social Media Targeting<p>Brand message repetition has long been a key to advertising success.<p><b>The rule of thumb is that your</b> …