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What your teacher didn’t tell you about optimizing site speed

Site speed impacts your search engine ranks, so how can you make improvements? Columnist Brian Harnish details a few ways to decrease page load time …

How to Optimize Your Social Media Posts for Search Engines

Social media networks started off as a place for people to keep connected online, to easily talk, share news, discuss events and everything else that …

Campaign

You're doing a terrible job with search and social

Simple Ways To Optimize Your Search Engine Results

The Internet can seem confusing. With so many ways to increase your site rankings, they can begin to look alike. Though, with patience and …

SEO

4 Major mistakes you should never make when designing a website

We all make mistakes; it’s learning and improving upon those mistakes that make us better, both as professionals and as human beings.<p>But with any …

10 Most Widely Used Content Management Systems Online

Gone are the days when hard-coded HTML pages and Cascading Style Sheets were developed by a bunch of geeks and uploaded onto the server using …

Web Design

What Is Responsive Web Design and Why Is it Important?

Chances are that you have heard about the importance of responsive web design. All this means is that your site looks the same or similar on all …

Web Design

You're doing a terrible job with search and social

Google to Marketers: Go Mobile-Friendly Or Go Home

Google has officially given marketers the signal to mobile-optimise their sites, affecting search engine marketing in a big way. Search results (in …

Marketing

How small business owners can get started with online marketing

by Dinesh De Silva<p>Research by Deloitte Access Economics suggests highly digitally engaged businesses earn $350,000 more per year than their …

Small Business

17 Top Blogging Tools That You Ignore At Your Peril

Admit it, you’ve cursed the blogging game in the past.<p>That’s understandable. Because with all the myriad of tasks involved, it does take a toll on …

Infographics

Twitter & Google+: Your New Content Marketing Strategy

Shares 3.7K<p>The power of social and SEO combined can give you a huge boost in getting discovered online.<p>Big news. Google and Twitter are seeing each …

Image Search

WordPress Tutorials - WPMU.org

I speak to a lot of people who think that creating a website is all you need to do to have a presence on the Internet.They think that simply having a …

WordPress

7 Business Activities Entrepreneurs Should Always Be Doing | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are busy people.<p>There is always something to do, and most of the time it's something really urgent. That's the plight of the entrepreneur--constantly moving pieces, organizing activities, leading initiatives, and putting out fires, and making stuff happen.<p>Stephen Covey's famous book,</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Funny Series: What Not to Say to a Photographer

Here at My Modern Met, we have a lot of respect for creatives – artists, designers and photographers – who make this world a more bold and beautiful place. Photographers have it especially tough since most people don't quite understand what goes into being a professional photographer. That's why …

Customers

Web Design Trends That Will Rule 2015

You're reading Web Design Trends That Will Rule 2015, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Web Design

20 Places to Find the Best Free Stock Photos

You're reading 20 Places to Find the Best Free Stock Photos, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Facebook

How to Optimise Your Website Loading Times and Performance - Web Design

With the rapid changing in technology powering Web Browsers, web sites have become more sophisticated, advanced and heavy in file size.<p>It is …

This Photographer Transforms His Dog Into Different Animals Every Holiday Season

Bristol, England-based photographer Peter Thorpe has a special treat for his clients every holiday season. For the past 20 years, he has sent …

Some Awesome/Creepy/Unintentionally Funny Pol Ads

I have a student (I'll call her "Brigitte," because that's her name) who is working on the relative influence of TV vs Youtube as an effective medium …

The Six Best Concerts in Colorado This Weekend

Dubstep got a serious makeover when Reid Speed laid her hands on the genre. Blending elements of punk, garage and gangster rap into her dubstep …

What Motivates Employees to "Go the Extra Mile?"

It’s one of the elusive Holy Grails of management: How do I consistently motivate employees to “go the extra mile” for me? How do I get employees to …

Employee Engagement

Top 25 Business Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, podcasts have resurfaced as a fantastic learning and marketing tool. Podcasts allow experts to bring a variety of ideas and perspectives to the table - plus their format makes them easy to produce and listen to. Podcasts make …

Entrepreneurship

How to Create CSS Ghost Buttons

Here’s the CSS to make our <a> element look like a ghost button.<p>Those are the foundational CSS properties that make the ghost button look the way it …