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The 80/20 Guide to Keyword Research Without Opening a Single Spreadsheet

There is no doubt about the importance of keyword research even in today’s search engine landscape.Targeting keywords can have a big impact on your …

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Top 27 Productivity Hacks of 2018 | Inc.com

As 2018 gets closer, many professionals focus on what they can do better next year. Increasing productivity at work is a common New Year's resolution, as there is almost always room to improve anyone's practices.<p>To help you get started, here are 27 productivity tips to begin 2018 right.<p>1. Build up …

Productivity

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

How Long Does it Take to Become a Top Ranked Result on Google? (Infographic)

New data looks at the circumstances that will catapult you to the top.<p>You want your company’s name to be one of the first results that they see. So what it does it take to achieve a high ranking on Google?<p>In an infographic assembled by The Website Group, a U.K.-based digital marketing agency, and …

5 Things Your Marketing Team Will Thank You for Outsourcing | Inc.com

Have you ever gone overboard at a buffet? You're standing in line, and the sight of those endless trays of macaroni and cheese, fried chicken tenders, and random cuts of steak alongside the classic chocolate fountain is so overwhelming that you fill up multiple plates of food. Then, you sit down at …

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How to optimize for Amazon, one of the world's largest product search engines

Unlike traditional search engines that are used to find more general information, consumers typically use Amazon to search for products. And, …

The Best Days to Send Email Campaigns and Other Email Marketing Tips

Email marketing can be an effective way to drive business, but it requires that you invest time into a strategy.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Reportedly, 83 percent of marketers consider email their primary lead generation channel. While email marketing …

10 Ultimate Social Media Marketing Tips You Need to Know Right Now

To make sure you're maximizing your success on social media, I've compiled my top 10 social media tips below. If you're wondering how to take your social media marketing to the next level, or feel like you've hit a plateau when it comes to the results you're seeing, this article is for you!<p><b>1.</b> …

Preparing Your Social Media Strategy for 2017

It’s never too early to start working on your social media strategy for next year (or next week or next month).Recently, Buffer released their annual …

Marketing

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom.<p>Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

The 15 Best British Shows On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>Even if you lost the accents, you can almost always spot the British TV shows – the pacing is slower and more deliberate, the seasons are “series” with fewer episodes, and the humor is as dry as old bread. The best British series spark innumerable remakes here in America, while …

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Imagine if you could travel back to when you were beginning your career, but with the wisdom you possess today. Would you do anything differently? Here's what these successful leaders say they wish their younger selves would have known.<p>1. Learn to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.<p>"As an …

Business Strategy

7 Successful E-Commerce Companies That Made It Big With Content Marketing | Inc.com

Every day, new competitors rise up as weaker companies run out of steam and fall off the map. Industries, especially e-commerce, are constantly churning, with new businesses opening up shop, and older, failed businesses disappearing into obscurity. Despite the volatility of the industry, e-commerce …

Marketing

Getting It Done! Six Innovators Share Their Productivity Secrets (and Hacks They Ignore)

When you want a tried and true productivity hack, ask a busy entrepreneur "how do you do it?".<p>The way we've worked has changed: we're co-working, mobile, free-lancers and digital nomads. We are entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, small-business owners, the disruptors and the disrupted. And regardless of …

52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

Why I Unsubscribed 83,000 Emails (and Think You Should, Too)

If you are an email marketer, chances are that the majority of the articles you read are about growing your list, getting more opens, clicks, etc.<p>But …

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All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Comparing the ROI of Content Marketing and Paid Advertising

Is there any rule that says you shouldn’t invest money in paid channel advertising as opposed to a content marketing ROI strategy? <i>I don’t think …

120 Top Seo Tools For Ranking Your Website And Generating Social Buzz Fast Online

Congratulations! You’re excited because you just launched a new website or a blog or maybe you are thinking of starting one. But you’ll soon realize …

Internet Marketing

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

6 Productivity Experts Show Us What’s On Their Desks (And What Should Be On Yours)

Ever wondered if productivity experts practice what they preach? We took a look at their workspaces to find out.<p>Do you ever wish you could peek inside the offices of productivity and organization experts to see how they set up their own workspace for maximum efficiency?<p>Read more >><p>We did, so we …

10 Essential Content Marketing Tools to Boost Your Business

Content marketing is all the rage nowadays. There is always a need for consistent and relevant content to draw a clearly defined audience and retain …

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for …

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6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …

How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy

The essence of strategy formulation is coping with competition. Yet it is easy to view competition too narrowly and too pessimistically. While one sometimes hears executives complaining to the contrary, intense competition in an industry is neither coincidence nor bad luck.<p>Moreover, in the fight …