Mary C Hartfield

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A Small-Business Guide to Instagram Stories (Infographic)

If you're not using Instagram Stories, you're missing out on a major marketing opportunity.<p>Instagram is a great source to build your brand’s identity, engage new followers and expand your reach. However, if you’re simply posting images to your business’s Instagram page, you’re missing out on a …

Small Business

What’s the best podcast app for iPhone?

When it comes to listening to podcasts on iOS, there are so many great options. The Apple Podcast app comes built into every iOS device with syncing. It’s certainly a great app, but is it the best? On iOS, users have countless third-party options as well. My goal for this article is to break down …

Apps

5 Steps To A More Productive Time At Work

If you work in a traditional office environment, chances are, you spend most of the time sitting at your desk. Some people have outside meetings, errands to run and other reasons to move around during the day, but to those who don’t, staying physically active (which is tied to productivity) at work …

Productivity

Master The Art Of Outreach And Marketing On LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most popular professional networking sites available in the world today. However, LinkedIn has another advantage that most people may not utilize: social media marketing.<p><b>Why is LinkedIn important for online marketing professionals?</b><p>Any page you have on the internet that …

What to know about outsourcing your content creation

Let’s face it: We are not all skilled writers.<p>Producing compelling and engaging content is an art and science of its own—a combination of journalism, …

Use These Sites to Find Gigs

The 10 Best Sites to Find Gig Jobs<p>Updated July 06, 2018<p>More and more employees are turning to gig work, either in addition to a full-time job or as …

The Balance Small Business

Here Are Essential Small Business Tools to Ramp Up Your Productivity

Small business owners are notoriously busy, often juggling multiple tasks at once, making it difficult to stay on top of everything without …

24 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Instantly Improve Your Marketing

Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s …

Google Search

The Small Business Owner's Digital Marketing Checklist

Updated June 20, 2018<p>Digital marketing involves using marketing tactics that leverage digital technologies, such as websites, content marketing, …

Google My Business - Get Your Free Business Listing Stand Out on Google

Manage<p>Bring in customers by sharing helpful information.<p>Make it count every time someone finds you on Search and Maps. It’s easy to keep your …

55 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Updated July 19, 2018<p>Successful small businesses are known for their ability to manage money efficiently. This includes collecting on outstanding …

Small Business

Travis Reinking Is What Happens When Black People Are ‘Criminals’ and White People Are Allowed to Be Invisible

A few months ago, during a conversation on Facebook about one of the many mass shootings committed by a white man (I forget which one), the homie Sai …

Secret Service

Planning Pays Off: A Cozy Home in Just 300 Square Feet

"My home is small but I feel so lucky to call it mine. It's located in a small beach town within walking distance to some really great shops and …

San Diego

The Best Small Space Bedroom Solutions We Saw This Year

Small bedrooms can be tough to furnish. But finding affordable, storage-savvy furniture for your tiny bedroom is even harder. That's why it pays to …

Small Spaces

Just 75+ Powerhouse Tiny Homes for You to Daydream About

Tiny houses! All the squeal-inducing adorableness of dollhouses, the childhood joy of playhouses and treehouses, and the satisfyingly clever storage …

You Can Buy This Tiny Home on Amazon, and Just Wait Till You See the Inside

In case you missed it, you can find pretty much anything your little heart desires on Amazon. Pickle-flavored potato chips? Yep, Amazon's got those. Date-night-approved dresses? It sells plenty of 'em. Chic workout clothes? Amazon has you covered. A heated toilet seat? Psh, obviously it offers one …

The 19 Most Incredible Small Spaces on Pinterest

1 of 19<p>Bold Walls<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 19<p>Smart Shelves<p>3 of 19<p>Bright White<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 19<p>Storage and Seating<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 19<p>Texture, Texture, …

This 320-Square-Foot Tiny House Packs in a Ton of Style

At the beginning of the year, Zillow compiled a list of US cities with the worst housing shortage crises, which predictably included the Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

This 91-Inch-Wide Skinny House Is Packed With Brilliant Small-Space Storage Ideas

The inside has left us speechless.<p>Tiny house living has been all the rage the past few years, and has given rise to an entire cottage industry of …

This Design Trick Will Make Your Tiny Studio Look Way Bigger

If you’ve ever lived in a studio apartment, you know that defining different spaces is key. (Otherwise, you end up with work papers on your bed and your laptop perched next to the kitchen sink, and it’s not good for productivity or your sleep cycle.) But with space at such a premium, it’s not …

This May Be the Best Use of 107 Square Feet We've Ever Seen

I have shared a 400-square foot studio apartment with another human and their music studio. I have shared a 300-square-foot apartment that …

Want To Live Beachfront Affordably and Off the Grid? This Prefab Surf Shack Is for You

One of the best parts of a vacation is stumbling upon a secret beach: somewhere where the sand is free from footprints and the sounds of the waves …

This 400-Square-Foot North Carolina Cottage Is Adorable

<b>Name:</b> Annie Chernecky <b><br>Location:</b> Highlands, North Carolina <b><br>Size:</b> 400 square feet <b><br>Years Lived In:</b> 6 months, owned<p>The cottage was originally built as a …

Bachelor's compact 355 sq. ft. apartment gets a modern makeover

Living small can be beautiful in its simplicity, and one doesn't have to build from scratch in order to do so. Aiming to update an older …

15 tricks for furnishing a small home

A small home can feel troublesome, whether it's a family dwelling or a single-person apartment, but there are ways and means to get a whole lot more …

We're Flipping Over the Clever Storage in This Wee Apartment

You know we are suckers for smart storage — especially in small spots — and when it's well-designed and executed storage, we get especially excited. …

Living Rooms

This custom-built tiny house is big on interior design

Washington-based company Handcrafted Movement is making quite the name for itself with custom-made tiny homes. The company’s latest micro dwelling — …

Interior Design

An Open Letter to Women Making Black History

Growing up, one of the songs that defined my childhood was Aretha Franklin belting out how lucky I was to be "young, gifted, and black."<p>As a daughter of the civil rights movement — with Aretha echoing in my ears — I was inspired to become a lawyer, like my heroes: Thurgood Marshall, Charles …

Monday Motivation with DeShuna Spencer, Founder and CEO of kweliTV

<i>Mondays can be rough, and sometimes we can use some motivation. Our #MondayMotivation blog series brings you tips and life hacks from industry</i> …

Mainstream Media