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7 Positive Ways to Be More in Touch with Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

A lot of emphasis is put on the relationships we build with other people, but the only way to do that is to start a good relationship with …

4 Ways to Find Guest Blogging Opportunities

Do you have a blog and are looking for guest bloggers?<p>Are you looking for a way to guest blog on other sites?<p>Whether you’re wanting to write more or …

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7 Ways to Grow Your Blog With Pinterest

Would you like more traffic to your blog?<p>Are you looking for creative ways to use Pinterest to benefit your business blog?<p>Pinterest offers a robust …

39 Free Tools for Creating Unique Images

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, and the average length of an English word is 5 letters, it would take you 35.71 Tweets to tell the same story you …

Facebook Has A New Way To Make Money On Your Data — And Potentially Learn More About You Than Ever

Facebook has a new way to make money off of your data—and, potentially, to learn more about you than it ever could before.<p>If you're a Facebook user, the company's machines already know all the things you've explicitly told Facebook over the years, like your name, age, email address, friends, likes, …

5 Outdated Search Engine Tactics You Need to Stop

Search engines will drive more traffic than social and email if you get it right.<p>When you start your blog or website that will not be the case. You …

What do you do if your pictures are used without your consent on social networks?

Two women’s social media profiles unwittingly became part of a sexting sting which led to the resignation of a Conservative MP this week.<p>The Sunday Mirror’s editor-in-chief Lloyd Embley has since apologised for the unauthorised use of the women’s pictures, which were used by a freelance reporter to …

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Be A Blogger - 5 Things You Should Know First

Posted by John Paul Aguiar in Blogging<p>5 Reasons You Should Not Be A Blogger<p>I know the title is a little dramatic, but it got you here 🙂 and the …

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The 15 Most Common WordPress Mistakes to Avoid - Jeffbullas's Blog

A very old and famous saying, “<i>to err is human and to forgive is divine</i>“, is absolutely true. We all make mistakes, because none of us is perfect. …

5 Free Fonts | Blog Trends®

As a graphic designer (and blogger), I’m a huge typography nerd. Huuuuge. I even have a Pinterest board for my font wishlist. And in my neverending …

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A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Do you post social-media updates when your audience has the highest chance of seeing them, or just whenever you think of it or happen to have a free minute?<p>If you aren't posting to a social media site when most of your audience members are on it, all that …

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The WordPress Loop Explained For Beginners

The WordPress Loop is the code that WordPress uses to display content on your website.<p>Take your index.php template, for example. In a basic blogging …

5 WordPress Checklist Plugins to Keep You on Track

This very handy plugin lets you make checklists and put them on your site for your visitors. By default, it keeps cookies, and so users can check off …

Three Ways to Enhance Your Homepage

Many people turn to WordPress.com to set up a website: either one that moves the blog from the homepage to showcase work in a different way, or off …

Twitter Cards for Blogs: How to Set Them Up

Have you heard of Twitter cards?<p>Are you wondering how you can use them for your business?<p>To learn about how Twitter cards can be beneficial to your …

The Best Fruits For Fueling Your Body

First celebrated in chiropractor Douglas Graham’s 2006 book <i>The 80/10/10 Diet,</i> the all-fruit diet has long had a cult following: Steve Jobs, among others, was an adherent. But the endurance world took notice after long-distance runner and fruitarian Michael Arnstein, 36, won last year’s Javelina …

The 10 Worst Ways to Die in the Wild

Risk is a large part of what attracts us to adventure—but it's worth taking a look at how it can all go wrong. We bring you the science behind 10 of the most terrifying, laughable, and painful ways to die.<p>Falling to Your Death<p>There is no time to feel fear really. Within a few hundredths of a second …

9 Tips for Avoiding and Treating Tick Bites

If you live in Virginia or Maine (or somewhere in between), or in the Upper Midwest, especially Wisconsin or Minnesota, you’re in Lyme disease country. Infections also occur on the West Coast, primarily in Northern California. How to avoid getting hit with it this summer? Heed the advice of …

What Are The Best New Travel-Booking Sites?

<i>A:</i><p>The Internet should make booking a trip easier. If only. Let’s not forget that today’s web is first and foremost a marketplace—and the market for travel-booking and search sites is crowded, which can make planning your next journey a little daunting.<p>On one side, you have online travel agencies …

What Does Professionalism Look Like?

When we talk about “professionalism,” it’s easy to fall back into the “I know it when I see it” argument.<p>For Emily Heaphy, an assistant professor of organizational behavior at Boston University, and her colleagues, this isn’t a cop-out. The notion of being <i>seen</i> as professional may be central to how …

How To Reboot A Bad Day In 10 Minutes Or Less

When your day seems like it’s imploding, here are four ways to hit the reset button to clear your mind.<p>We’ve all been there. Your boss schedules an emergency meeting on top of an already jam-packed day. A client calls with a last-minute project. And your new mattress delivery has been rescheduled …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

3 Lessons On How Failure Breeds Success

Permission to fail is liberating. Here’s how to give people–and yourself–the freedom to fail, in order to succeed.<p>Forget success–bring on the failure! Some good, old-fashioned disaster. Give it a whirl. It may feel unnatural and irresponsible at first, but for people whose jobs require creativity, …

Key to Email Productivity? Better Subject Lines

Don't wait until the weight of email "unreads" produces the inevitable dropped ball or missed deadline--or worse, the need for total email "amnesty"<p>Last week, <i>New York Times</i> reporter Nick Bilton fessed up to having 46,315 unread emails in his inbox.<p>It's no secret that some of us are better than …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …