Stephanie Margalis

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How Millennials Are Changing CMOs And Brands

If you are a CMO <i>of a certain age</i>, then you have probably experienced a familiar evolution in your marketing strategy. It goes something like …

10 digital branding and marketing trends to watch for in 2016

Tried-and-true marketing strategies will never go out of style, but savvy marketers also keep up with current trends.<p>Social media and the popularity …

Marketing

7 Traits Every Leader Should Avoid | Inc.com

In any type of managerial role or as an entrepreneur, your leadership skills will directly impact the growth and ultimate success of your company.<p>There are certain qualities and actions that prevent individuals from being effective leaders. Below are seven characteristics that poor leaders often …

Leadership

9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A big part of starting a business is having a plan then having the discipline to act on it. Being part of a startup isn’t always glamorous, and often requires simply submitting yourself to the process.<p>In his book <i>The Lean Startup</i>, Eric …

39 Incredibly Simple Life Hacks of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

"When asked to describe significant regrets in their lives, more than 8 out of 10 people focused on actions they did not take rather than actions they did. In other words, they focused on things they failed to do rather than things they failed at doing."--David Niven, <i>The 100 Simple Secrets of</i> …

Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …

Attention, marketers: Shocase opens a social community for you

If you’re a marketer who’s been feeling left out of vertical social networks like Doximity for doctors or ResearchGate for scientists, Shocase is looking for you.<p>Today, this social community for marketing professionals officially opens its doors.<p>“We’re like Facebook, in that we’re a social …

Five Secrets to YouTube Marketing Success

YouTube marketing is undoubtedly one of the most popular and successful forms of social media marketing out there. The ubiquity of the platform and …

9 Ways to Improve Social Sharing on Business Videos

Creating a video is a great way to showcase your business or service. The time and effort you put into this marketing material can really pay off — …

7 Digital Marketing Solutions for Every Startup’s Needs

<i>Daniel Reed is the Digital Marketing Manager for Sinch. This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>It’s tough being a startup — budgets, growth, and hustling everyday to make that change that you dream about.<p>As the Digital Marketing Manager, it’s my job to get Sinch — a cloud based …

9 Best Practices for Promoting Your Business on Social Media | Inc.com

Social media can be tough to tackle for any business, but especially for smaller ones that can't afford to hire a social media specialist.<p>Simply broadcasting advertisements on Twitter and Facebook is not going to attract or engage followers. Truly taking advantage of social media requires time, …

What’s the next big thing for online advertising? 7 predictions for 2015

The online advertising world is both exciting and challenging, as it often changes overnight. Blink, and you may miss out on a key development.<p>Smart players should position themselves ahead of the curve in 2015, strategizing and soaking in predictions about where the market will head next year. …

9 Easy-to-Follow Weight-Loss Tips

They're awesome, and won't take over your life<p>Overview<p>Slimming down doesn't happen overnight, but it doesn't have to consume your life either. There are easier ways to lose the weight than endlessly counting calories, watching every mouthful, avoiding restaurants, or spending hours at the gym. Keep …

Fitness

Four Power-Packed Soups

Speed your recovery after a cold winter ride with healthy—and delicious—easy soups<p>After a chilly ride, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs …

9 Foods That Boost Your Calorie Burn

Hitting the gym isn’t the only way to torch cals.

Nutrition

49 Genius Tricks to Organize Your Home From Top to Bottom

New Year's organizing is a chore, but there are ways to make it fly by without leaving you totally spent. 49 genius ways to be exact, and we've collected them all! Whether you want to give your whole house a total clutter-flush, or focus on one or two rooms that really need attention, these tricks …

The 10 Best Foods and Drinks for Exercising

You know exercise is key if you want to stay fit. But did you know that what you eat and drink can help you reach your fitness goals faster? By …

The Food Lab: Rethinking Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff, when done right, is one of those magical dishes that acts and tastes like a stew, but is actually a quick-cooking dish in disguise. With just about 45 minutes in the kitchen, you can make a dish that comes packed with tender meat and rich, deep, rib-sticking flavors that taste like …

Cooking

How Ful Mudammas Made Me Forget All About Hummus

The zeitgeisty chokehold hummus has on the American public has always bugged me. Not because hummus isn't good. But because it's unfairly eclipsed so much other good stuff from the Middle East.<p>Take the North African and Levantine classic of stewed fava beans, <i>ful mudammas</i>. You've heard of it, right? …

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

45 Chickpea Recipes That Aren't Hummus

Chickpeas are for way more than hummus. Here's how we use 'em<p><b>There's a whole chickpea world out there beyond hummus</b>. From crunchy, spicy snacks to main ingredients, chickpeas are one of the best ingredients you can keep in your pantry. In fact, keep a lot.

The Trick To Making Your Leafy Greens Last 10 Times Longer

With the existence of turducken donuts and grilled cheese fries in the world, eating healthy can sometimes feel like a real struggle. That challenge is only intensified by the fact that <i>every time</i> we want to make a salad the head of lettuce we just bought two days ago is already past its prime. It's …

A Vegan Noodle Soup for the New Year

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: The warm, comforting, totally vegan noodle soup you're craving this January.</i><p>Most of the noodle soups I create at home have Asian influences or flavors: pho, miso soup …

Recipes

Our Guide to Freezer-Friendly Foods

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Let's revisit last year's guide to freezer-friendly foods -- because we know you're stocking up for winter, yet again.</i><p>Much like attics, freezers are …

Kitchens

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Oak Wine Barrels

Before they’re ignominiously turned into flower planters, wine barrels have a long and dignified life. Here’s what they do and why they matter.<p><i>Before</i> …

How to Turn Guacamole into Lunch

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>I've been fixated on finding a way to turn guacamole into a meal. Not that I or many others haven't made a meal of guacamole and chips. But I'm …