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How to Write Your Way to the Top of Your Industry - Copyblogger

Here’s the thing: I’m not a writer.<p>I feel more comfortable saying, “I am a person who writes.” Why? Because I have had no writing training outside of …

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You're Dead... If You Don't Integrate Social Media & PR Into Your Local SEO Strategy

A major shift has taken place. It alters the way you're doing business online - and offline. It has to do with social media, SEO and public relations …

Powerful Habits To Build Your Career Every Day

Aristotle might as well have been doling out career advice when he said that “we are what we repeatedly do.” This aphorism has taken on contemporary resonance in books like Charles Duhigg’s <i>The Power of Habit</i>. The hope is that if we sculpt our daily to-dos, we sculpt our workdays, and we can sculpt …

Dancing YouTube Sensation Karen Cheng’s 10 Tips For Making Your Video Go Viral

“Going viral was not an accident,” Cheng writes. “It was work.” Here’s how to do it.<p>I almost didn’t write this post.<p>Because I wanted to keep the magic behind my viral video to myself. Because of my ego. Because I would have loved to brag that I just sat back and it took off on its own. But that’s …

To Have A Productive Day, Make Work A Series Of Sprints

A well-timed burst of business–followed by a well-earned rest–can do wonders for your productivity. Here’s how to put one foot in front of the other to get it done.<p>Got a case of mush-mind? It’s because your brain is overloaded and your attention is over-divided. How do you cure it? By selectively …

Not All To-Do Lists Are Created Equal–Here’s How To Do Yours

Every day, our to-do list gets filled with various tasks. But not all “to-do’s” are created equal. Far from it.<p>Unfortunately, our natural tendency is to start with the small, easy tasks first, and push back the big, important ones because they’re more uncomfortable.<p><b>TO DO: READ THESE OTHER HELPFUL</b> …

Why Productive People Stick To Their Strike Zone

To make better decisions, know where you make bad ones.<p>Two baseball legends–Rogers Hornsby and Ted Williams–were talking to each other. The former said to the latter: The single most important thing for a hitter was to get a good ball to hit.<p>This is something, as Farnam Street blogger Shane Parrish …

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The Ultimate Guide To Pinterest For Every Brand

How To Become More Unstoppable Every Day

Think you can’t become a designer? Or a dancer? Or anything else you might dream up? Karen Cheng shows you can. (Note: Being obsessed and disciplined helps a lot.)<p>Karen X. Cheng is unstoppable.<p>Three years ago, she wanted to work for Microsoft Excel, so she put 100 hours into prepping for the …

The Difference Between Infographics And Their Simpler Cousins

Two data visualization pros explain why sometimes an infographic simply isn’t one–and that’s okay.<p>At Co.Design, we get tons of pitches for our “Infographic of the Day” feature. A good 90% of them don’t make the cut because they aren’t really infographics. You’ve probably seen them: long, scrollable …

Priority: Productivity Czar David Allen’s Secret To Getting Things Done

What’s the best thing to do right now? First, Allen says you need to know why you’re doing it.<p>“Until you have the whole inventory of everything you need to do,” says productivity guru of gurus David Allen, “it can be tough to prioritize.”<p>Allen, whose Getting Things Done system is certainly the …

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The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …