Nicole Lux-Ritchie

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We Analyzed 43 Million Facebook Posts From the Top 20,000 Brands (New Research)

What a year for Business Pages on Facebook!<p>It sure feels like every time we as marketers and business owners <i>think</i> we have our <b>Facebook marketing</b> …

Social Media

Read Inbox Pros Email Marketing and Deliverability Blog

How to Write a Follow-up Email After No Response

If the thought of writing a follow-up email makes you feel a little uncomfortable, you’re not alone. Our instincts tell us that if someone hasn’t …

Creative Writing

The Best Way to Shoot a Video by Yourself

If you're a video producer or marketer, you know how hard it can be to make a video by yourself. <i>How do I set up my camera? How do I make sure the</i> …

When It's Time To Raise Your Prices

When It’s Time To Raise Your Prices<p>Do you ever wonder if and when it’s time to raise your prices? Many people make price increases around the first …

The Dreaded Question About Email

The goal with email is to …Respond to those who need to be responded to…<p>Phone, voicemail, text, email, social messages, coffee dates, connect …

Just make it work! #!@#*

When you are lost, when something isn’t working right or when a thing is just frustrating and not coming together we naturally try to go back a step …

The Power of the Cloud

Do you know the secret to syncing your stuff to your laptop, phone, desktop, and tablet?<p>The answer is The Cloud!<p>What does it mean to “work in the …

Is Your Calendar Working?

What do you need from your calendar? and is it doing that for you?<p>We (as individuals) are comprised of teams and families and co-workers and such. We …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Adapting Agile Scrum Methodology for One

Project managers around the world use Scrum with their teams to manage workflow and productivity. But what about everyone else?<p>You might not be a …

Aging Parents With Lots of Stuff, and Children Who Don’t Want It

Mothers and daughters talk about all kinds of things. But there is one conversation Susan Beauregard, 49, of Hampton, Conn., is reluctant to have with her 89-year-old mother, Anita Shear: What to do — eventually — with Mrs. Shear’s beloved set of Lenox china?<p>Ms. Beauregard said she never uses her …

The 7-Step Guide To Achieving Inbox Zero—And Staying There—In 2018

Getting your email under control is the best thing you can do for your productivity. These strategies and tactics will make it happen.<p>Our inboxes have become perpetually overflowing mountains of irritation—and instead of helping us to be more productive, they just seem to suck hours out of our days.<p>…

Promote Your Blog — and Your Business — With Publicize

When you want to promote your blog (and, by extension, your business), I bet you can relate to something I’ve been thinking about. Scrawled at the …

Email Is Broken. Can Anyone Fix It?

Let's start this story at the end: You can't kill email. Attempting to do so is a decades-long tradition of the tech industry, a cliché right up …

[CASE STUDY] How DigitalMarketer Activated 44% of Previously Silent Community Members in 5 Days

I ran into this headfirst with blind hope…I didn’t know if my experiment would work…But as DigitalMarketer’s community manager, I know this company …

All work and no pay: creative industries freelancers are exploited

Freelancers working in the creative industries lose an estimated £5,394 each a year through working for free. A freelance filmmaker says it’s time to stop businesses exploiting contractors<p>When I was starting out as a freelance filmmaker and photographer I committed one of the biggest crimes in the …

Employment

Why you don’t need 27 different passwords

Passwords. The bane of modern existence. To celebrate this nuisance, the holiday gods have given us World Password Day, where thousands of people …

Information Systems

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Inspiration and Learning New Things

12 years ago, when my grandmother turned 80 she got a computer and asked if I would teach her how to use it. She didn’t need to learn it. She had …

Let's Clear the Email Clutter

Let’s Clear the Email Clutter<p>Let’s do some heavy email lifting.<p>The challenge today is to spend about 20 minutes and clear out some email. Only read …

What if it Went to Junk Mail?

Here is the Scenario;<p>You see a Facebook post for a really cool email newsletter, not unlike my Luxcentric Tech E-Training newsletter, so you enter …

So Many Choices! How do I Decide?

Let’s say you are looking to setup your email marketing but don’t like Mailchimp. Or you think Infusion Soft would be a great system to manage your …