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The Upgraded Desert Boots You Can Wear for Years

The Clarks Desert Welt is worth the extra investment.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Clarks Originals desert boots are an institution. Comfortable, understatedly stylish, and affordable, the …

Men's Fashion

Mack Weldon

From the gym, to the office, to a weekend getaway, this bag will get you—and everything else you need—there in style.<p>SHOP NOW<p>A place for everything<p>We …

Coding is fun: here's how to ignite the developer spark in children

Basic coding fundamentals are no longer optional for high school graduates who want to excel in the modern workforce. Every child won’t grow up to be a developer, but the ability to understand how computers and AI work is important in almost every industry – and becoming more so every year.<p>Luckily, …

What's The Difference Between A $5,000 Watch And One That Costs $85,000?

It never ceases to amaze me how much people will spend on jewelry and accessories designed to do little more than impress others with a display of …

Life After the Click-Through

In<p>a recent op-ed, I explored how marketing's dependence on click-through has impaired the success of the banner. The feedback was encouraging -- a …

You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One

There's no equipment needed for this eight-exercise circuit<p>"Whenever someone asks me for an ab workout, I give them one called Don't Ever Ask Me About Abs Again," says Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Men's Health</i> book <i>Maximus Body,</i> which includes high-intensity workouts to get you ripped fast. Like the name …

Get the Most From Google's Keyword Planner

Put Google's massive storehouse of data to use to come up with a great keyword list.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Perry Marshall, Mike Rhodes and Bryan Todd’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound Keywords are the heart and soul of …

Jawwy from STC | Case Study

Few countries are younger than Saudi Arabia. With roughly 65 percent of the population between the ages of 15 and 34, the Kingdom also boasts a …

Customer Experience

frog | Global Design and Strategy Firm

We transform businesses at scale.<p>Creating systems of brand, product and service that deliver distinctly better experiences for consumers, customers, …

Design

A Better Way to Map Brand Strategy

Marketers have always had to juggle two seemingly contradictory goals: making their brands distinctive and making them central in their category. Central brands, such as Coca-Cola in soft drinks and McDonald’s in fast food, are those that are most representative of their type. They’re the first …

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8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

Beginners Guide: Buying Your First DSLR Camera

Nobody wants to be an amateur. Telling somebody they’re a great amateur photographer is like giving out participation medals at a six-year-old’s …

The Beauty of Letterpress

The Beauty of Letterpress is an online gallery of the best letterpress work being done today. The passion for paper thrives and the appreciation of …

Letterpress

19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Social Media<p>Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>Next Article<p>Content Moderators for Facebook and YouTube Reveal What it's Like to Sift Through Some of the Most Disturbing Material on the Internet<p>Next Article<p>Alfred Lua<p>This story …

How to Drive Stronger Traffic, Leads and Brand Sentiment with a Business Blog

What’s the point of having a blog?<p>After all, blogging takes a lot of time and effort. You have to worry about:<p>Finding time for regular, consistent …

4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Are you feeling trapped by a hum-drum job that leaves you unsatisfied and short of cash at the end of each month? Do you love solving problems, being …

Small Business

8 Great Presentation Tools for Entrepreneurs — SitePoint

As an entrepreneur, it’s essential that you have excellent presentation skills. From giving presentations to potential investors and partners to …

Why Today’s Ad Agencies Are Reluctant to Call Themselves ‘Ad Agencies’

New-model, multidisciplinary marketing communications firm; creative and strategic boutique; full-service advertising business; fully integrated …

Advertising Industry

7 Necessary Tools for Startups That Are Free or Low Cost

When you begin your journey as a startup, you probably don’t have enough money to buy the most expensive tools that you think your business needs. To …

Small Business

Which comes first: content or design?

As a copywriter, I’ve historically been charged with filling in the blanks in already-approved wireframes. Those bits of lorem ipsum? Yeah, those are …

UX Design

6 easiest video editing tools

The surge of videos on social media and content marketing channels has come quickly. In the past year alone, Facebook has averaged more than a billion video views each day.<p>Video has become go-to visual content for a huge number businesses and brands.<p>And I’d love to share how <b>you can do video, too,</b> …

Apps

Neck Frame by Andrew McConnell could be worn like "a structural second skin"

Designer Andrew Lee McConnell drew on his own experience of suffering a neck injury when developing this concept for a wearable protective brace that …

5 Practical Tips for Perfecting Your Startup Pitch

We are living in the age of the entrepreneur — more people are starting up, and it's ever important to stand out in the crowd. When pitching …

Here's Where to Shop if You Can't Spend More Than $600 on a Sofa

Urban Outfitters has nine (!) styles to choose from<p>Besides perhaps a bed, no single piece of furniture is as essential, as large, or as expensive as a couch. Inexpensive couches are not really a thing—it's generally assumed that you'll need to spend about $1000 if not significantly more to get one …

Ever Fantasize About Buying A Resort? This Entrepreneur Took The Plunge

Have you ever fallen in love with a resort while on vacation and fantasized about buying it? Bruce Alverson did. The difference with most people is that he pulled out his checkbook and turned his fantasy into a reality, purchasing The Old Kirby Place (OKP), a classic Montana fishing lodge.<p>Ten years …

Entrepreneurship

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

42 Awesome Rustic Home Office Designs

Rustic style for a home office design is a very original and cozy idea. Natural wooden furniture, checked patterns, real tree branches on the floor …

Interior Design

Tucheng Store in Beijing

The Chinese propaganda leviathan is still struggling to find a way to make the country look hip and culturally influential worldwide, and in the eyes of a skeptical foreign audience, any effort will be useless until freedom of expression doesn’t become the top priority.<p>In the last years Western …

Victoria Beckham