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The World's First Ramen Taco

How would you like your ramen today? Previously, you could have it as a grilled cheese sandwich, a burger or a pizza. Or, you know, as ramen.<p>But …

Online Video Is the Key to Reaching Millennials, Says ComScore

For brands trying to reach younger customers, online video is a smart way to go. That’s one conclusion from “Marketing to Millennials: 5 Things Every …

This Infographic Reveals the Secrets of the Happiest Couples

PSA: Valentine's Day is next week. Whether or not you celebrate the occasion, this infographic from happiness training app Happify could help you …

Happiness

The 8 Most Romantic Restaurants In New York City

Our friends at Zagat came up with a list of the most romantic restaurants in New York City, all perfect options for a Valentine's Day dinner date.<p>Restaurants were rated on a 30-point scale, in the categories of Food, Decor, and Service. Scores between 26 and 30 are typically reserved for …

New York City

33 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice

Most ads out there are annoying, but given the amount of professionals working in the marketing and advertising industries, they’re bound to come up …

Why It's Hard To Talk About Attraction In Race And Culture

A few years ago, a woman named Elaine Dove tried an experiment on Craigslist. She created three ads, each with a different treatment of her racial and cultural background:<p>"The first described me accurately: gothic, Asian-American, alternative, artistic, inquisitive, intelligent, adventurous. The …

Western Scientists Look To Chinese Medicine For Fresh Leads

In the quest for new treatments, U.S. researchers are looking to traditional Chinese medicines, some of the oldest remedies in the world.<p>A recent discovery resulted in a better treatment for a type of leukemia that strikes about 1 in 250,000 people in the U.S. Another study found a potential new …

Your Cat Probably Thinks You're A Cat Too, Says Scientist

Your cat probably thinks that you are a cat yourself -- albeit a much larger one.<p>That's according to British biologist John Bradshaw, who says the way furry felines greet us (with their tails up) and rub on our legs is similar to how the animals communicate affection to other cats.<p>"In cat society, …

Do You Need to Take Vitamin D?

<b>The New Study</b>: "Vitamin D Status and Ill Health: A Systematic Review."<p>Half of all American adults take vitamin D supplements. Their goal, of course, is to improve their health. But do those vitamin D pills really help?<p>In a new study, European researchers performed a systematic review of more than …

Vitamin D

How to Know if Your Social Media Activities Are Working

Shares 6K<p>Do you know if your social media strategy is working?<p>Are you looking for an easier way to track your social activities?<p>In this article I’ll …

The 10 Big Social Media Marketing Trends in 2014 - Jeffbullas's Blog

The age of innocence is over. Social media is moving from adolescence to post pubescent, facial hair growing adulthood.<p>In 2008 when I started on …

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How To Maintain Motivation When Your Goals Are Epic

Companies like Box, TaskRabbit, NASA, and The Huffington Post have such huge missions that there’s no easy way to put it on a to-do list. So how do founders and leaders at these places stay motivated? Read on for advice from Aaron Levie, Leah Busque, Arianna Huffington, and more.<p>Many of us looking …

New Jersey

Study: 1/3 of Women in U.S. Use Pinterest

Pinterest's popularity in the United States has surged in the last year, particularly among women, according to a new study.<p>The social bookmarking …

Want to Make a Successful YouTube Video? Read This.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

Small Business

betype:

In the next 5 days, I will make a recap of the best fonts featured on Betype in this year. I’m very exciting since it was year with beautiful fonts. At first 100 fonts seems to be to much, but in fact it was a year very active with many releases of fonts and new type foundries, at the end it was hard to decide just 100 fonts.<p>Hope you enjoy this I made I site dedicated to this project: <b>2013.betype.co</b><p>The 100 best fonts will begin tomorrow. This main site will continue to post lettering and …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Oh, To Be a Cat

Cats have it pretty good — basking in the sun, taking catnaps, walking around like they own the world. Ancient Egyptians believed that cats were …

Photos

Exposure: A New Web Service for Creating Beautiful Photo Narratives

The key to creating a good photo-based service is to fill a need that isn’t being filled by any other app or website — a task increasingly difficult …

Why Taking Time Off Is Good for Your Brain | Inc.com

It's Sunday evening but instead of relaxing with your family, you're sitting in front of your home computer. There are just a few emails you have to send out before the week starts, a couple of projects you want to complete in the quiet before the phone calls and urgent emails begin arriving the …

Productivity

Let This Mouse Inspire You (Video)

How will I get that cracker? This is the puzzle faced by a tiny mouse in a LiveLeak video. The cracker is bigger than the mouse. The mouse fails, repeatedly. But if you watch the mouse, the mouse reflects, shifts his strategies, and returns to his challenge undaunted.<p>The mouse could have abandoned …

Entrepreneurship

Seth's Blog

Persistence is doing something again and again until it works. It sounds like 'pestering' for a reason.<p>Tenacity is using new data to make new …

6 Common SEO Mistakes to Avoid - Jeffbullas's Blog

After years in SEO, I’ve seen thousands of websites and audited hundreds of them. After a while, one starts to notice trends. The same basic SEO …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

Facebook Marketing Plan: How to Grow Your Business With Facebook

Shares 3K<p>Do you have a Facebook marketing plan?<p>Are you wondering how to grow your business with Facebook?<p>To <b>learn about the important elements of a</b> …

3 Essential Ways to Improve Your Website | Inc.com

Regardless of who you are or what you sell--and notwithstanding the increasing importance of social media--your website matters a great deal.<p>Need proof? Trying to grow your consumer e-commerce business? Smart move, consumer e-commerce is growing at a rate twice that of all retail (Forrester data). …

Marketing

How to avoid legal pitfalls when setting up a company

<i>All you need to found a startup is a great idea and a great team, right? Wrong, says UK-based lawyer Tina Baker, founding partner at new startup-focused law firm JAG Shaw Baker. Caught up in the dizzy rush of launch, many founders fail to put in place the right legal provisions to protect their</i> …

3 Simple Ways to Measure Your Social Media Results

Shares 6K<p>Are you looking for better ways to measure your social media activities?<p>Do you know if your social media efforts are worthwhile?<p>Social media …

Marketing