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How to Start Writing a Book

It's rare to meet a person who hasn't thought at some stage in their life, "I want to write a book." Whether its memoir, fiction, a children's picture book, creative non-fiction, historical or erotica, most of us believe we have a story inside us that is literally aching to be told.<p>But of all the …

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6 Free Social Media Tools for Startups to Build a Strong Social Media Presence

6 Free Social Media Tools for Startups to Build a Strong Social Media Presence written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from …

How To Use Mobile Geo-location Successfully To Reach Your Target Audience

Over the last decade, the evolution of mobile phones has been so fast paced that this device has replaced a lot of gadgets in our lives. A case in …

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5 Advanced Social Media Advertising Strategies From the Experts

May 26, 2015<p>Share<p>If you’ve ever run an ad campaign on Facebook or Twitter, you know how complicated the process can feel once you get beyond the …

How to Handle Stress in the Moment

You hear a lot of advice about how to reduce stress at work. But most of it is about what to do over the long term — take up yoga, eat a healthy diet, keep a journal, or get more sleep. But what do you do when you’re overcome with stress in the moment — at your desk, say, or in a meeting? Perhaps …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

Digital Advertising

5 Things You Can Learn From Fear

Fear is a feeling we usually try to avoid at all cost. In fact, we <i>fear</i> it! We do whatever it takes to not even get close to this feeling.<p>Those of us …

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Learning

The One Reason Why Job Interviews and Sales Calls Fail

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It isn't all about you.<p>Selling a product is tough. Selling yourself as a job candidate is tough. Selling your company to an investor is tough.<p>All seem like different kinds of sales jobs, but they usually all fail for the same reason: …

Employment

10 Reasons You Should Dust Off ‘Art of War’–and Read It

Powerful business lessons from an iconic strategist.<p>Sun Tzu said, “The art of war is of vital importance to the State.”<p>This is true in business as much as politics.<p>You might feel as though you’re full-on at war some days. Other days, it’s more subtle, but the elements of combat are there–in your …

[Video] The Only Sales Letter You'll Ever Need to Write

10 Tricks to Appear Smart During Meetings

Here are my ten favorite tricks for quickly appearing smart during meetings.<p><b>100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings (THE BOOK!)</b> <b>is out now.</b> <b>Order it</b> …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Productivity

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

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Why You're Not In the Business You Think You're In

Instead of focusing on what you sell, figure out what makes customers buy from you.<p>When I start advising a company, a few conversations into our relationship I get to work on one of my favorite exercises: I ask the management team to figure out what business it is really in.<p>Sure, every business …

How to Stop Giving a F*ck What People Think

We're all guilty. Every day from the moment we wake up, we live our lives caring what other people think of us.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> …

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How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

The first step is awareness–the rest will follow. Here’s how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.<p>We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes I know you’ll put off …

How to Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Looking to make a clean break with the past? Here are three research-backed tips.<p>We’ve all heard Einstein’s famous quote defining insanity as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Yet in our more honest moments, many of us have to admit that when it comes to …

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8 Simple Scientifically Proven Ways to Improve Your Writing

How do you have the most impact online? Should your writing be short and sweet, or long and detailed?<p>There are lots of times when I’m stuck on a title for a post, or the perfect word for something I’m writing.<p>Fortunately, we’re pretty keen on experimenting and testing here at Buffer, so I can try …

How to Find Your Passion

Your passion is the reason you wake up in the morning, and just the thought of it can keep you up late with excitement. Passion can also be a quieter …

4 Tips To Master Thinking With Both Sides Of Your Brain, And Boost Creativity

Are you left-brained or right-brained? Nope. According to new research, you’re both. Here’s how to get your brain in tip-top shape with real intellectual stimulation.<p>For years, managers allowed a pop-psychology chestnut–the idea that some people favored their right brain, the domain of creativity, …

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5 Reasons Why Most People Never Discover Their Purpose

Living and working with purpose is a process of self-discovery--and one most of us never let ourselves undergo.<p><i>"The deepest form of despair is to choose to be another than himself."</i> Soren Kierkegaard<p>After my last post on How to Know if You're Working (and Living) with Purpose, I had the opportunity …

Fighting Your Business Battles: 6 Lasting Lessons From Sun Tzu’s Art Of War

You’ll probably never read the entire book many consider a business strategy bible. So read this instead.<p>Business has always been tough, but it has gotten even more difficult as competition has become more global, faster-paced and increasingly technology-dependent. So why in the 21st century would …

Why Procrastination Doesn’t Need A Cure–And Might Even Make You More Productive

Is wasting time as productivity killing as we’ve always thought, or does it provide a creativity-enhancing escape from the chaos of the world? Stop dawdling and let’s explore!<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 11 New Years resolutions you can actually keep in 2014. For the full list,</i> …

Nail Your Next Pitch In 60 Seconds

That’s all the time you need to get to yes. Really.<p>“No one wants to go out mid-sentence.” –Johnny Depp<p>And, as Johnny would surely agree, no one wants investors to nod off mid-sentence.<p>Investors have seen hundreds of pitches. They’ve been there, heard that. They decide in a couple minutes, max, …