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Conflict Strategies for Nice People

Do you value friendly relations with your colleagues? Are you proud of being a nice person who would never pick a fight? Unfortunately, you might be just as responsible for group dysfunction as your more combative team members. That’s because it’s a problem when you shy away from open, healthy …

Who is this marketing for? | Seth's Blog

Before you spend a minute or a dollar on marketing, perhaps you could answer some questions:<p>Who, precisely, are you trying to reach?<br>• What change are …

The Only Banana Recipes You'll Ever Need

It's just as good at breakfast as with an afternoon coffee or tea, or for dessert, drizzled with warm chocolate sauce.<p><i>Lauren Salkeld, photo by Lara Ferroni</i><p>There are so many reasons for banana bread's popularity. As a quick bread, it's not only easy to make, but fast. Banana bread is also one of the …

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You Should Use Twitter Because It Makes Everyone As Smart As Anyone

Twitter’s purpose is still widely misunderstood, and many people think they have no need for it. But it has great potential to enlighten us. Here’s how:<p>We are a specialized species. Each of us lives a different life with unique passions, intellectual pursuits and hobbies. We choose a path and along …

10 Strategies for Increasing Your Creativity

Are you a creative person? Most people like to think they are. But the fact is that we can all benefit from a boost to our creative juices.<p>Those who …

Is This the Top Content Marketing Company in the World? - Jeffbullas's Blog

The rise of blogging, Facebook and Twitter has made us all publishers.<p>Add mobile HD cameras mounted to helmets streaming death defying leaps, extreme …

Growing Your Audience: How to Increase Your Social Following

Do you use social media to build an audience for your business?<p>Are you wondering how you can convert your audience into customers?<p>To learn how to …

How to increase your SEO

<i>For an up-to-date guide to SEO, read: SEO basics: Getting Started with Search Engine Optimization for Absolute Beginners.</i><p>Google Plus is more than …

SEO Basics: Getting Started with Search Engine Optimization

What is SEO?<p>Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions about search engine optimization, along with answers, recommendations, and best …

Why Wikipedia is a Powerful Marketing Tool for Personal Branding and Business - Jeffbullas's Blog

Have you ever searched something on Google? Then you must have seen the relevant Wikipedia link in one of the top five results in Google’s search …

Three 'Light Bulb Moments' to Illuminate Social Marketing Success

The "total time spent on social media in the US across PCs and mobile devices increased 37 percent to 121 billion minutes in July 2012, compared to …

Social Marketing Startup Tiger Pistol Launches New Platform

Australian social media marketing startup Tiger Pistol has launched a new platform today which not only tells small businesses what to do on Facebook, but also provides the ‘why’ and outlines expected outcomes to them.<p>The new platform applies a crowdsourcing concept by suggesting actions to …

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

4 Ways to Get Better Lungs and Make Exercise Easier

Whether you plan on exercising at altitude, climbing Mt. Everest, visiting a friend in Colorado, or simply want to make exercise slightly easier no matter where you're working out, here are four tips to help you get the lungs of a mountaintop Sherpa.<p>The Sherpa population in Tibet is famously known …

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How a Stay-at-Home Mom Built a Million-Dollar Business (from Her Living Room) through Passionate Online Marketing - Copyblogger

Kelly Lester’s business is hugely successful (she’s on track to make $1.5 million in 2013) and it came straight from the kitchen.<p>She’s built her …

Dealing with Team Members Who Derail Meetings

What does your team do when someone takes a meeting off-track? If your team is like most, the leader says something like, “Lee, that’s not what we’re talking about now” or “Let’s get back on track” or the team simply ignores Lee’s comment and tries to bring the conversation back to the original …

iOS 7: hidden iPhone features that will be enabled

As Apple releases its new operating software ahead of the launch of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c, we take a look at some of the exciting features that will be enabled.<p>Apple is due to release iOS 7 to the public on September 18, just ahead of the two new iPhones themselves.<p>While some of the …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

San Francisco Launches Tech Incubator To Transform Governments

San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee is launching an entrepreneur-in-residence program with help from the White House to try to bring Silicon Valley innovation to government.<p>At venture capital firms, these EIR programs are typically designed to give entrepreneurs time and resources to develop a new startup …

America Is Still Running Out of Fresh Water

For much of the last week, poli­cy­makers’ eyes have been trained over­seas, as Pres­id­ent Obama tries to con­vince Con­gress (and the pub­lic) that …

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10 Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics You Need to Know - Jeffbullas's Blog

Social media statistics, facts and figures are a moving feast of metrics that can make your head spin.<p>The numbers are large and what is apparent is …

To Go from Big Data to Big Insight, Start with a Visual

Although data visualization has produced some of the most captivating artistic displays in recent memory, some of which have found their way into exhibits at the New York Museum of Modern Art and countless art installations around the world, business leaders are asking: is data visualization …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. No joke. If …

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How the brain lets us plan to remember

<b>WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) —</b> New research reveals two distinct processes in the brain that support our ability to remember to remember.<p>You plan …

Is It My Turn Yet? 4 Reasons Your Dreams Haven't Manifested

When you feel you've done everything you can think of, you've planted all the seeds necessary, but are still waiting around to reap the harvest, it's hard not to get discouraged. Here are four reasons why your dreams still haven't manifested and how you can kick them into high gear!<p>When you feel …

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Is Google Plus Important for Search Engine Optimization? - Jeffbullas's Blog

Is Google plus important for search engine optimization? We all know that being found by search engines is in essence free marketing.<p>And who doesn’t …