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The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Do you post social-media updates when your audience has the highest chance of seeing them, or just whenever you think of it or happen to have a free minute?<p>If you aren't posting to a social media site when most of your audience members are on it, all that …

Infographics

17 pro tips for promoting content

Sharing on a variety of social media outlets is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to promoting your content, so if you’ve got those bases …

Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software

Join over 10 million people designing on Canva<p>The easiest to use design program in the world The Webbys<p>Canva enables anyone to become a designer PSFK

5 Influencers You Should Follow on LinkedIn (Besides Ryan Holmes)

Share<p>Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes is an avid LinkedIn Influencer with over half a million followers. His posts focus on advice and insights around …

5 Tips to Creating a Successful Content-Marketing Campaign

Author, Radio Personality and Educator<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The phrase “content marketing” is all over the web these days. Content has become a conglomeration of many things: webinars, blog posts, videos, social network shares and more. It sounds like a great …

Marketing

Want to Build Loyalty? Remember, Everyone Loves Free Stuff.

President of The Marks Group<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have something very embarrassing to admit. Last Christmas we received a fruit basket from our local Japanese restaurant. It was a thank you for being one of their “best customers,” according to the …

Freebies

The Top 10 Questions on Twitter for SMBs, Answered

Share<p>Over the last few months, Twitter and HootSuite came together on collaborative webinars to explain some fundamental uses of Twitter for small to …

10 Tips for Mastering Facebook

Director of the Entrepreneur Partner Studio<p>When it comes to social media, Facebook is a behemoth. Earlier this year, the big blue social network had 1.28 billion monthly active users. That is head and shoulders above other popular sites like Twitter or Pinterest.<p>Translation: Using Facebook …

Marketing

Shall I Encode Thee In DNA? Sonnets Stored On Double Helix

English critic Samuel Johnson once said of William Shakespeare "that his drama is the mirror of life." Now the Bard's words have been translated into life's most basic language. British scientists have stored all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets on tiny stretches of DNA.<p>It all started with two men in a …

6 Tools to Help Bridge the Gap between Social Media and Blog Outreach

20<p>131<p>16<p>13<p>29<p>Shares 209<p>Blogger outreach has often been synonymous with terms like guest posting and guest blogging in the past but it’s fast becoming a …

How Google Plus Profiles & Pages Gain Search Authority

At SMX East this past October, I gave a presentation titled, "Putting the SEO Power of Google+ to Work." The centerpiece of that presentation was a …

Google Plus

How to Thank Social Media Followers the Right Way

Share<p>Social media is at its best when you’re actually being social, connecting with others of different stripes in different places across the globe. …

T-shirts

100 Tips & Tricks Professional Bloggers Use to Make Their Job Easier

These are 100 tips that can drastically simplify bloggers' …

Marketing

The Walking Dead Infographic Teaches Marketers How to Survive

Share<p>For marketers, work can sometimes feel like a constant battle for survival. The industry is competitive and social media has put everyone on an …

Marketing

How to Take Control of Your Business' Online Reputation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Potential customers are increasingly turning to dozens of review websites to view others' opinions before trying a new product or service. According to two recent Nielsen studies, 85 percent of consumers polled go online for information …

Small Business

Soaring social: The marketing benefits of social media [infographic]

Is the time spent marketing via social media worth it?<p>This infographic from the University of San Francisco Online takes a closer look at how the …

10 Surprising Twitter Statistics To Help You Reach More Followers

“Retweet” or “RT”? To #hashtag or not? How do you get the most engagement from your Twitter followers? Let’s dive right in.<p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be really hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I …

Secret city design tricks manipulate your behaviour

Hidden in our streets and buildings are "unpleasant designs" that force us to make certain choices, discovers Frank Swain. Once you know what they are, it will transform how you see your city.<p>When Selena Savic walks down a city street, she sees it differently to most people. Whereas other designers …

Urban Design

Everything We Know About The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie

The crew began filming in Vancouver this past weekend, Marcia Gay Harden and popular British singer Rita Ora just joined the cast, and James' Instagram photos from the film's production have us more excited than ever.<p>But before we start our countdown to release day, let's get our facts straight:<p><b>The</b> …

Movies

Vacation Homes In The Swiss Alps Showcase The Beauty Of Solid Timber

Located in the picture-perfect little town of Leis (which dates back to the early 1300s and is surrounded by the majesty of the beautiful Swiss …

3 Beauty Hacks To De-Stress Your Makeup Routine

Nothing throws us into a state of panic quite like a clumsy makeup mistake, like putting on mascara in a rush and ending up with scary smudge marks on our lids or getting too heavy-handed with powdered blush and looking red in the face.<p>Well, we can finally chill out. PopSugar Beauty editor Maria …

A Holiday Photo Book That Puts Families In An 'Awkward' Position

In 2009, Mike Bender was horrified to find that his mother had hung a particularly embarrassing family photo.<p>"It was a vacation photo. It was my dad's 50th birthday. I was 13," he says. "My dad had my brother and I do a Rockette's kick with our skis. We were on top of a mountain, right by the lift, …

Male and female brains: the REAL differences

The recent study which “confirms” the differences between male and female brains has been roundly criticised by neuroscientists. However, there are some genuine differences that cannot be denied<p>Unless you’ve been trapped in a lead-lined sensory-deprivation chamber this week, you’ve probably heard …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …