Susan Jones

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How To Make A Dandelion Globe

Image Credit: Dandelion Paper Weights<p>These are quite possibly the most beautiful things I have seen in a very long time. With the dandelions …

Gardening

Why Salespeople Shouldn't Prospect

<i>This article originally appeared on ForEntrepreneurs.com by David Skok.</i><p>In this article I interview Aaron Ross, co-author of a new book, Predictable …

How to Create an Instagram Wall Display

Instagram is a popular way for people to share little moments from their everyday lives. Bringing these moments into your space can create a homier …

How to Sell Your High-Ticket Services in High-Volume [PLUS A $234,780 Live Event Funnel Case Study]

<i>Editor’s note: MFA is pleased to share this article and case study from guest author, Justin Devonshire about marketing and sales funnels for live</i> …

42 Pricing Tricks Based on Psychology & Neuroscience

Welcome to a huge resource on pricing psychology.<p>Whether you’re marketing a new product, selling items on eBay, or negotiating a deal on your house,</b> …

How to Increase Website Traffic by 250,000+ Monthly Visits

I’ll be honest… <b>the title of this post is a lie</b>.The number is actually larger… but I thought you wouldn’t believe me.The accurate, true-to-life title …

Marketing

DTI Logo

I don’t know which of these two houses by South Melbourne-based Wellard Architects I like better. But that’s a moot point. There’s no reason why I …

#99: How to Create a List Building Blitz Campaign

Over the last few years, I’ve noticed that one of the big reasons my students struggle with list building is that they lack consistent original …

Marketing

What are the best ways to think of ideas for a startup?

Here are eight techniques from Key and other experts that could help get your creative juices flowing:<p><b>Ask yourself, "What's next?</b><p>Successful business …

How Can I Find a Good Startup Idea? | Enterprising Oxford

So what do you do if you don’t have an idea? Many people want to have an idea, to become an entrepreneur, with visions of being their own boss, and …

Startups

How To Come Up With 50 Content Ideas in 30 Minutes or Less

You sit and stare at your computer screen, willing yourself to come up with a great idea for your next blog post or newsletter. You don’t have much …

Selling

The Founder of TOMS on Reimagining the Company’s Mission

Kendrick Brinson<p>In the fall of 2012 I did something I never thought I’d do: I took a sabbatical from TOMS. It was not your typical travel-the-world sabbatical. My wife, Heather, and I moved to Austin, Texas, where I’d grown up, and I used the physical and psychological separation from the company …

Make A Nature Inspired Wall Hanging For Your Bedroom

Decorating walls has always been one of my favorite parts of each interior projects, mainly due to the fact that the possibilities are endless. It’s …

Eco-Friendly Home in Australia Designed for Socializing

<b>Eric Street House</b> was developed in what had been the garden of a suburban property near Cottesloe Beach in Perth, Western Australia. Completed by <b>Paul</b> …

Rhubarb leaf stepping stones

<b>How To Do:</b><p>Cut a piece of plastic at least 6" larger than the leaf you are using as a form.<br>• Place plastic on hard surface.<br>• Lay rhubarb leaf down with …

GardenMama

<b>YOU MA</b><b>Y COMMENT ONCE PER DA</b><b>Y ON THE CROCHET COVERED STONE GIVEAWA</b><b>Y BY CLICKING HERE.</b><p>I am very excited to share a tutorial on how to make your own …

The Buzzfeed Guide to Sending Irresistible Email

Has this ever happened to you?<p>You sit down to write an email campaign that’s supposed to go out by the end of the day. But before you fire up your …

Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Irresistible Subheads

<i>Note from Glen: You know a post is truly valuable when it remains useful long after publication. Gary’s post is a perfect example — I refer writers</i> …

Mistakes: How we respond, more than failures, defines us

<i>“I like people admitting they were complete stupid horses’ asses.</i> <i><br>I know I’ll perform better if I rub my nose in my mistakes.</i> <i><br>This is a wonderful trick</i> …

How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails

<b>How to make your life better? All you need is email.</b><p>I’ve covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with …

Hacking HQ: New Study Looks at Non-Tech ‘Innovation Centers’

Silicon Valley conjures images of feisty entrepreneurs in garages and tech titans on gleaming campuses. Now traditional companies are setting up shop in the land of disruption, according to a new study of 200 large non-tech companies that shows more than a third have established corporate …

Innovation

Beginner's Guide to Quora: The Most Helpful Uses for Marketers

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>The Internet seems full with useful, entertaining, and educational places to spend time, not to mention important places for brands and businesses to connect with their audience.<p>One site that keeps coming up for us is Quora, the community-fueled …

Marketing

A former Google exec on how to make tough decisions quickly

I’ve long believed that speed is the ultimate weapon in business. All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Speed is a defining characteristic—if not <i>the</i> defining characteristic—of the leader in virtually every industry you look at.<p>In tech, speed is seen primarily as an asset …

Management

Mindy Kaling's Guide to Killer Confidence

Mindy Kaling's secret? You have to earn that bulletproof feeling. In an excerpt from her new book, <i>Why Not Me?</i>, she explains.<p>One evening last year, I was onstage at a Q&A in Manhattan hosted by a magazine to discuss my life and career. This was one of those fancy events where ticket prices are high, …

Comedy

This Guy Sold His Startup for $575 Million in Cash -- And Gets to Keep Every Penny

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>On Tuesday, the dating website Plenty of Fish got acquired by Match Group, an IAC/InterActive subsidiary that recently announced plans to go public later this year. Plenty of Fish sold to Match Group for $575 million in cash.<p>Markus Frind, 36, is the …

PlentyOfFish

Why Settle for a Standing Desk When You Could Have This Giant Hamster Wheel?

Do you like the modern sensibility of a standing desk but wish it also served as a constant reminder of your work life's soul-crushing drudgery? Well …

Lessons Learned One Year After Starting a Private Membership Site

A year ago today, I was making my final plans to announce my new membership: The Power Hitters Club.<p>This was new territory for me. Up until this …

Webinars

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …