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Timbre is a totally free app for editing video and audio

Good audio and video editing tools are somewhat hard to come by on mobile — a sentiment shared by app developer Xeus. The dev was prompted to create the Timbre: Cut, Join, Convert mp3 app after failing to find a “decent” tool for doing the same in the Play Store. And what Xeus has come up with is …

Apps

9 Awesome eBooks For Digital Marketers

As marketers, we’re always on the hunt for content that engages us, teaches us something new, or just entertains us with interesting stories about …

Here's How Much of His Own Money Donald Trump Spent on His Campaign

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump pumped a total of $66 million of his own money into his campaign – far from the $100 million he frequently boasted …

Donald Trump

How Four 20-Somethings With Student Loan Debt Spend Their Money

There’s no shortage of talk about how the burden of student debt is forcing the nation’s young people to put off life’s big milestones such as buying a home, saving for retirement or starting a family. Survey after survey attempts to draw conclusions about how Millennials are dealing with their …

Personal Finance

The 15 digital campaigns the biggest names in advertising wish they had created

But every now and then, digital marketing can be so brilliant that users don't see it as advertising. Some campaigns have even transgressed the "advertising" and "marketing" banners to become cultural moments in their own right.<p>To celebrate the best of digital marketing, each year the internet …

Advertising

5 Ways to Ruin Your Reputation in Business

Your reputation is critical to your success in business. It doesn't matter if you're an entrepreneur or you work for a corporation; if you're a salesperson for insurance or real estate; or if you work for a multilevel marketing organization -- it's true for all of us.<p>There are five ways to ruin …

Public Relations

The 10 Slides Every Killer Pitch Deck Needs | Inc.com

Longtime friends Evan Baehr and Evan Loomis are the kind of entrepreneurs who learn lessons not only by doing things themselves, but also by studying others.<p>Baehr is a co-founder at Able, an online lender to small businesses. Previously he was a co-founder of Outbox, a consumer internet company …

Peter Thiel

7 ways to network like a millionaire

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Daniel Ally, Entrepreneur<p>As I was …

Self-improvement

Three ways to get your investments to pay you a monthly salary

It is a challenge many savers face: securing a reliable, frequent income from their investments.<p>Many want to use their assets to “pay them a wage”. But how?<p>Until recently, building such a portfolio would have proved difficult, as the norm was for investment funds and companies themselves to pay …

Finance

20 words you should never put on your résumé

"Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for professional placement firm Robert Half.<p>One of the major problems with using buzzwords and terms, …

Employment

What I Learned Losing $1.5m of My Own Money

<i>Vitaliy Rizhkov is the founder of Finic, which helps turn your memories into art. He is running the startup with 100 percent transparency sharing every little detail such as all financials, salaries, hiring, firing, successes and failures on his blog StartupLabs. This post first appeared in Russian</i> …

9 things brands should consider before launching a blog

Recently, I've come across a number of brands that started a blog years ago but have all but abandoned it, or never even created one to begin with. …

Seven Signs Your Boss Is A Weak Manager

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of yours and a student of human behavior, like you! I am interested in your opinion on the question ‘What makes a strong leader?’ At my job, I see managers who are very on top of things and have everything under control, and others who seem to be flying by the seat of their …

Framing

Three Killer Strategies For Creating Content That Gets Noticed

While content marketing is not a new phenomenon, it’s a fast moving target that is constantly evolving. In fact, 93% of B2B marketers are using content marketing in their overall marketing strategy. As content creators and strategists, much of your inspiration for forming new material comes from …

Marketing

How to Build a Powerful Blog That Will Drive Traffic

Let’s face it – blogs are here to stay. If you don’t have a blog for your business, good luck on getting traffic and conversions.<p>Having a blog is …

Marketing

The Best Tools & Resources For Your Content Promotion

<i>This article first appeared on Mention.</i><p>A recent study shows that 86 percent of all B2B marketers use content marketing strategies to gain exposure and ultimately generate revenue, but only 38 percent believe they are effective at it. Testing a few different tools and strategies allows you to figure …

5 Tips On How To Improve Your Content Marketing Strategy With Social Media

<i>This is a guest post by Tess Pajaron.</i><p>It leaves no room for doubt that social media can play a vital role in every content marketing strategy. Social …

Five Lessons Learned In Marketing From The Financial Industry

Whatever your business or service is, a successful marketing campaign involves driving traffic to your website and then onsite conversion. Without those two actions, your company is dead in the water.<p>The financial industry is among the most dedicated service industries in managing their marketing. …

Marketing

Marketing: What's Technology Got To Do With It?

As modern marketers, we have entered a world where the number of choices we have in terms of how we do our job is almost endless. The days of the simple media buy are gone, and now we have to deal with digital marketing, SEO, SEM, paid, owned, earned, social media, and so much more. Social and PR …

Marketing

4 Social Customer Care Rules You Can't Ignore

Think of the companies out there that do social customer service <i>really</i> well.<p>I bet big names like Amex, Nordstrom, and Verizon come to mind, as well as younger brands like Jetblue or Zappos.<p>Why do you think these companies invest in social customer service? I’m sure the answer is multi-faceted, but …

Public Relations

Maistro

David Gadsden | January 08, 2018 |<p>We are pleased to announce that we have rebranded and changed our company name to Maistro PLC. The rebrand is part …

A Former CIA Agent Explains How To Advance Your Career Like A Spy

They have to gain their opponent's trust and respond to a crisis quickly.<p>In the book "Work Like a Spy: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer," J.C. Carleson writes about her experience as an undercover agent for the Central Intelligence Agency and the business and career tips she gained during …

Employment

5 ways to get the most from social media

Cape Town - Social media occupies a central role in today’s brand/consumer interaction space. Yet many brands rush into social media without putting …

The End Of Oil Price Stability

Whether you’re troubled or cheered by the recent plunge in oil prices below $60 a barrel, there’s a message embedded in the decline: get used to it. I’m not talking about cheap oil, I’m talking about the 40 percent swing from June, when West Texas Intermediate crude, the U.S. benchmark, was selling …

7 Trends To Avoid On LinkedIn Right Now

The other day, I had coffee with a young early-stage startup founder interested in learning more about our accelerator program and getting feedback on his business. I took the meeting for a couple of reasons. One, he was wildly proactive about getting in front of me, agreeing to any time I had …