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8 Outside the Box Marketing Ideas Your Business Should Try in 2015

Forget classical thinking with your marketing--2015 is the year that you want to start digging into the more inventive side of how you market yourself and your products.<p>The way that we marked has changed a lot even in the last year, let alone over the last few years, and in 2015 we're seeing a lot …

8 Apps Your Startup Needs Right Now

Get more done every day. Use technology and services to help.<p>Startups are known for moving quickly--it's what we love about them. But moving too fast without knowing whether everyone is working on the right things can stall your momentum, or even kill it. You can't just wing it.<p>First, read <i>Do More</i> …

8 Foods That Will Help You Get Ripped Like a Superhero

Try these surprising foods to help you build muscle—no protein shakes or chicken included.<p>Surely we've all gotten the memo on protein by now, right? At least judging by the insane superhero diets of the Cavill, Pratt, and "The Rock" Johnsons of the world, it's clear that eating a ton of it is now …

8 Hotel Booking Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know

Sure, you know how to book a hotel on your own because you've got a credit card and the Internet. But chances are you're not booking a hotel as well or as cheaply as you could. To turn you from hotel amateur to hotel pro, we've probed the minds of lodging experts to hear their tips on saving the …

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10 mini habits that will make you more successful at work

Aristotle famously said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."<p>And I completely agree: success rarely comes from a single sweeping change or action, but rather from the culmination of small actions over time. So adjusting your daily habits to prime you for …

Understand Your Body's Timetable

It's important to organize your day around your body's natural rhythms, says Carson Tate, founder and managing partner of management consultancy Working Simply. Tackle complex tasks when your energy's at its highest level. For many this may mean first thing in the morning, after you've rested and …

What to Eat Before or After Workout: 20 Best Foods for Exercise

Eating is probably the last thing you think about when you’re about to HIIT it hard at the gym, but making sure you’re fueled with the right foods …

Weight Loss

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

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8 Mobile Marketing Tips You Don't Want To Miss

If you look around, you will see that virtually everyone carries a smartphone. Yes, even kids have their own devices. In fact, there are nearly 3.5 billion unique mobile users. By the end of 2015, there will be 4.9 billion connected devices. Wow!<p>Because the rise of mobile usage has skyrocketed, the …

How To Build An Amazing Sales Team -- For The Digital Age

<i>Once upon a time,</i> businesses depended on salespeople for information.<p>That was a simpler age. To decide on a product, you’d invite a few reps to your office, where they’d show slides and make pitches.<p>Along the way, you’d learn the product landscape and make a decision based on the information you …

Fitness trackers should fear the Apple Watch

I've tested a countless number of fitness trackers, and typically after a few weeks of use, each one ends up in a box on my desk. My collection has …

Apple Watch

14 traits every successful social media manager should have

The days of getting by with simple knowledge of how to schedule tweets in advance or research hash tags are long over. Competent social media …

9 Ways Therapists Can Tell If Your Relationship Won't Work

Here’s how the pros know if you're headed for troubled times.<p><i>This article was written by Cari Wira Dineen and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The sound of his chewing is beyond annoying. And let's not get started on how she never, ever makes the bed. "These little issues are totally normal …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

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5 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

It’s been a long time, Android fans, but one of your favorite series of recurring posts is finally back. Last year, we periodically put together …

Apps

Sales In 2015: Why Yesterday's Sales Strategies Are Obsolete

Selling to the modern day buyer requires that you enter the world of the modern day buyer. They feel their buying options are endless, constant interruptions from emails and social media alerts have significantly damaged their ability focus, they are told different things from each vendor they …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Review: Almost Perfect

Elbows in the ribs, jostling crowds, too few handsets. My first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S6 at Mobile World Congress weren’t great. And even without the seething throng of the launch event, I’ve never really been bowled over by Samsung’s flagship smartphones.<p>On the day, we weren’t really …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

Weight Loss

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

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10 Things Every Man Wants in Bed

The Women's Health Guy Next Door dishes on what most dudes are really craving.<p>Rare is the man who demands acrobatic porno stunts and a closet filled with ball gags and leather whips. Sure, those men exist, and if that’s your cup of kink, go for it. But the truth is, most guys are a little more …