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How to Market Yourself on LinkedIn - According to LinkedIn

LinkedIn's Marketing team just revealed the most effective ways to get your marketing messages noticed on the platform.<p>Long story short: LinkedIn wants you doing more business on the platform. Ever since 2016's $26.2 billion acquisition by Microsoft, along with a rollout of new features and site …

4 Best Practices for Scheduling Volunteers at Your Church

When our team helps a church with a Staffing & Structure Review, we push the leadership teams to give away more ministry by empowering volunteers, …

Prototyping

The One Thing You Should Do Before Holding Your Next Meeting

Defining the desired outcome ahead of time can help make your meetings more enjoyable.<p><i>By Mamie Kanfer Stewart, founder and CEO of Meeteor.</i><p>Is your day filled with meetings that result in wasted time? Creating a thoughtful agenda is the optimal way to set your meetings on the right path. But …

How do I attract traffic to my high quality content?

Hey, first of all, congratulations on your “high-quality content”, this is the most important thing you need if you’re looking for traffic.<p>If you …

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

UX Crash Course: User Psychology

My mission for 2014 was to get more people started in User Experience (UX) Design. In January, hundreds of thousands of people did the original UX …

Psychology

VLC For iPhone and iPad Returns With Wi-Fi Upload, Dropbox Sync and More

Several years ago, the popular desktop media player VLC was released for iPhone and iPad on the App Store. However, the app was eventually removed from the store over copyright issues with the GPL license.<p>Now, VLC is back on iOS [App Store Link] with a complete rewrite including AirPlay support, …

7 Tips for Writing Better Business Copy

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Even good writers make mistakes, from obvious repeats to subtle misspellings. It means we're human.<p>If you're like most writers, you're probably making common blunders on a regular basis. Don't lose heart. Awareness is half the battle: By becoming alert to …

How to Market your Personal Online Brand on 10 Social Media Networks

How would you feel if your Facebook page was shut down? What if your blog, where you create, post your ideas and thoughts was turned off?<p>What would …

11 ways to improve the navigation on your mobile site

<b>Navigation is central to the mobile user experience as visitors want to be able to find what they’re looking for or browse your wares with little</b> …

Customers

7 Steps to SEO at Scale: How to Ramp Up Your Search Engine Optimization Strategy

comScore reports that in April 2013 there were over 20 billion search queries and of the 13 billion+ handled by Google, 16% of daily searches have …

Sigma Drops Bombshell, Announces a 18-35mm f/1.8 Lens

Wow. The rumor of a new Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 lens we shared earlier today has just been confirmed by Sigma. The company has just officially announced …

Magic Lantern Team Discovers 2K RAW Video Capability on the 5D Mark II and III

In what may very well be the most exciting Magic Lantern development ever, the team has discovered a RAW DNG output in live view on the 5D Mark II …

Informative Tutorial on the Types of Light Meters and How to Properly Use Them

Mark Vargo is a big time cinematographer who has worked on too many well-known movies to list. He’s credited as a second unit director of photography …

The Navy's New Tool for Dominating the Coast

USS Freedom left California for Singapore in early March for its first international deployment. This type of vessel, called the Littoral Combat Ship, has been hailed as a visionary craft and lambasted as a costly black hole. Here's what you need to know about it.<p><b>COST</b> At $700 million, the LCS is …

Gold selloff intensifies, price plunges 9.35%

The bear market in gold intensified Monday with frenzied selling knocking the yellow metal down more than 9% and below the key $1,400-per-ounce level.<p>Investors' trashing of gold Monday follows a 5% plunge Friday. Gold closed down $140.40 for the day, settling at $1,361 an ounce, according to CME …

Obama Budget: All Tax Hikes, No Spending Cuts

• <b>The President increases spending by $1.1 trillion by cancelling sequestration.</b> Sequestration, the automatic spending cuts adopted in the Budget …

Former Volleyball Star Gabrielle Reece Ignites Controversy With Marriage Advice: Being ‘Submissive’ Is a Sign of Strength

Gabrielle Reece and Laird Hamilton attend ‘The Wave’ book launch party at The Jane Hotel on September 14, 2010 in New York City. (Photo: Getty Images)<p>Gabrielle Reece, the former volleyball star and model who filed for divorce less than five years after tying the knot to surfer husband Laird …

Gold Tanks to Lowest Point in Two Years: Here’s What You Need to Know

The price of gold on Monday fell below $1,400 an ounce, its lowest point since March 2011:<p>Yahoo! Finance<p>This is an official two-year low for gold.<p>“Gold has fallen sharply over recent trading sessions from over $1,600 10 days ago and there is talk in the markets that a number of institutions are …

Richard Branson Reveals Virgin's Social Media Secrets

A small example: In 2011, Richard Branson blogged a question: "keep Virgin's iconic shiny salt and pepper shakers, or replace them with cheaper versions?" Overwhelming support for the accessories by Virgin's social media followers elicited an enthusiastic response from Branson a year later, also on …

Social Media

"I haven't heard one proposal from [Obama] or Harry Reid that would've saved one life… I think it's a mistake to play on these victims and the emotions of their tragedy when nothing he's proposing would change one iota of what happened." -Sen. Rand Paul speaking on 'Hannity' last night about gun control laws and the Sandy Hook tragedy FULL INTERVIEW: http://tinyurl.com/c8ar6bd