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What six hours sleep a night does to your face: Unique experiment reveals how having two hours less than the recommended eight can ravage your skin

• <b>Sarah Chalmers decided to take part in a sleep deprivation study</b>• <b><br>Beforehand she had her skin quality analysed by a facial scan</b><br>• Afterwardsshe found her …

This Is Your Brain on Not Enough Sleep (Infographic)

When you’re so tired and you haven’t slept a wink, your mind goes on the blink. That’s more than just a play on a quaint batch of Beatles lyrics. It’s the truth.<p>The sleep-starved mind <i>is</i> a mind on the blink, a groggy, impaired ball of mush.<p>Being tired -- really, <i>really</i> tired -- is a lot like being …

How to Build a Content Calendar for the Next Three Months (Even in Boring Businesses)

There shouldn't be anything arbitrary about your company's content calendar. In fact, you should be planning 3 months ahead (at a minimum!). There …

Top 15 Websites to Find Free Images For Your Content Marketing

Finding an online library stocked with pictures that are of high quality and available to use for free can be a daunting task. All the effort you are …

Infographics

36 Expert Theories About Social Media [Infographic]

When Fast Company asked 36 social media experts for their bite-sized philosophies on social media theory, answers ran the gamut, from the snarky and …

Public Relations

36 Visual Content Creation Tools the Pros Can't Live Without

Are you wanting to create more visual content but don’t know where to start?I asked 19 visual social media experts about their favourite, go-to, can’t-live-without visual content tools. What follows is their best of the best picks - all 36, and quotes about their favourites.<p>Want more detail? Click …

Infographics

6 Things You Think You Need to Start a Business--but Really Don't

You don't have to have a ton of money or even a fresh idea.<p>What does it take to start a successful business? It's not what you think. All the advice you've learned from experts, books, magazines, and websites like this one might be completely wrong.<p>At least that's the view from Brian D. Evans, and …

Entrepreneurship

The No. 1 Mistake That Even Some Brilliant Social Media Marketers Make

Here's a common scenario: A social media team develops the plan for an innovative social program. The team members race enthusiastically toward the …

20 Social Media Books Website Owners Should Be Reading In 2015

Several years ago I was very enamored with all of the knowledge that is available on blogs. I couldn’t believe the wealth of information that many of …

25 Web Resources That Will Maximize Your Productivity

The most productive people are masters of efficiency — tuning their calendars, arranging their tasks, and otherwise making the most of their time.<p>To aid your quest for efficiency, here are 25 of the most useful web productivity resources we've found.<p>They'll save you a lot of time in the long</b> …

Productivity

Effective Marketing for Introverts

A lot of the time introverts aren’t the best at talking about themselves or their work. I actually practice this, by writing and rewriting my bio. Writing and rewriting book synopses.<p>Sometimes, if I’m pitching a design to a client, I’ll pre-write out all the points and benefits I want to make when …

Social Buzz Top 50: Advice from the UK's most influential individuals in social on breaking into the industry

The Drum recently revealed its Social Buzz Top 50 – a list of the most influential individuals working in social media marketing in the UK.<p>Taking the …

2015: 4 Social media trends to watch

Congratulations. You've survived 2014 on social media. Time to start planning for 2015.<p>Here are four social media trends to watch in the year …

5 Essential Skills for Digital Marketing Consultants

Much of today’s digital marketing consulting is about data: goals, KPIs and performance metrics. Processes and technology also play a big part, …

How to measure SEO success in Google Analytics

Measuring your success in every effort you have spent to optimize your website and promote it your industry is crucial. You need to know whether your …

Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

<i>We’ve refreshed this post for 2017, check out the latest and greatest social media analytics tools below.</i> ?<p>I’m grateful for the insight from some …

Wolfram Alpha

Bench Made of Concrete Blocks

Bench Made of Concrete Blocks<p>If only all DIY furniture projects are this easy, you’d probably make one everyday! This bench made of concrete blocks …

5 Tricks to Creating Compelling Mobile Ads

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>Marketers, rejoice! According to a recent survey, consumers are more than just tolerant of mobile ads, they’re actually receptive to them. A report released by targeted ad company xAd and call analytics firm Telmetrics reveals that almost 50 percent of …

18 Effective Social-Media Tools That Will Save You Time

Journalist<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most small businesses juggle several social media accounts at once, and with great difficulty.<p>Thankfully, web developers have come to the rescue with a myriad of applications to maximize the social-media experience across all …

Infographics

Content Marketing Tools - free or low cost

As content marketers, we are always looking for amazing free and low cost tools to help elevate our content. Here's what I use. Please add your tools …

Marketing

10 Best Free Keyword Research Tools for Content Marketing

My rundown of the 10 best free keyword research tools has changed along with the evolving concept of keyword strategy and the evolved method of …

TinEye Reverse Image Search

This is the official TinEye Chrome extension. Find out where an image came from, how it's used, or find higher resolution versions.

Android Users Have an Average of 95 Apps Installed on Their Phones

Yahoo acquired intelligent Android launcher Aviate back in January this year, before launching the service out of beta in June.<p>In a nutshell, Aviate automatically organizes your apps and aggregates your personal and local data. This may include weather forecasts, transit information and calendar …

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Social Network

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. You’re raring to go.<p>What would be one of the most encouraging signs when you’re first …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

30 Little-Known Features of Popular Social Media Sites

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I first set foot in Disneyland, I race to the most famous rides first—Splash Mountain, the Matterhorn, Indiana Jones, all the biggest and best. Little do I know there are just as many hidden gems and overlooked attractions that I’ve likely …

How to Use Google+ Profiles and Pages for Better Visibility

Shares 4K<p>Are you using Google+?<p>Have you optimized your profile and page so your message reaches the most people?<p>It’s more important than ever to make …

Marketing

Integrating Social Media into Unexpected Parts of Business

It’s hard to believe that Facebook is now more than a decade old. In a few short years, the platform evolved from a small network of Ivy League students to an identity management resource for people around the world. Today, Facebook touches the lives of more than 1 billion people …

Writing Your Way to the Top of Search and Social Results

Search and social media writing – we’ve come a long way in the past 10 years. Hiring nameless, faceless, anonymous writers from underground sources …