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Is Transparency The Music Industry's Next Battle?

The issue of how much musicians theoretically earn from their work has moved out of the trade press and into social media's trending topics recently, whether that's Taylor Swift demonstrating her clout via a successful protest of Apple Music or Jay Z's Tidal promising artists higher royalty rates …

Carrie Underwood

Can't Sit Still? You Are Not Alone

A friend laughed with relief when I told her how noisy my mind is when I step outside intending to sit and listen to birdsong. She thought she was the only one who could barely quiet her mind enough to sit still. I find that the fresh air, earth aromas, and the bird chorus are there for a moment or …

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Income Inequality

Proportional Representation Calls Grow Following Mixed General Election Results

Calls for a change in the electoral system are growing stronger following yesterday’s General Election results - and have united some rather unusual …

How Parliament holds government to account

YouTube

Growth Hacking for Startups

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3 startup mistakes to avoid at all costs

Feasible business idea. Check. Solid product. Check. But does that guarantee success? Here's what not to do if you want a chance at success

The Observer’s Britain Uncovered survey finds a nation worried about money, terrorism and immigration – but hope has not vanished<p>At the beginning of the parliament that recently came to an end, David Cameron was eager, not surprisingly, to measure British success in units other than pound notes. …

Human Geography

What I Learned From Spending My Entire Twenties In Debt

It's not the end of the world, even though it might really feel like it.<p>"I want to share what I learned about spending my entire twenties in debt," I said to a friend in the pub when we sneaked in a quick drink before dinner at a new restaurant we'd finally bagged a reservation for. "Tips on how to …

New paid tier will launch later in 2015, but channel owners who opt out will have to make their videos private<p>YouTube is planning to launch a subscription version of its online video service, for which viewers will pay to remove its advertising.<p>The Google subsidiary announced its plans in an email …

Internet

Amazon Fire TV Stick comes to UK for £7, if you're new to Amazon Prime

Stick this in your telly and fire it up: Amazon is launching the Fire TV Stick in the UK, and there's a heavy discount if you get in there quick -- if you're prepared to fork out for Amazon Prime, that is.<p>The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a thumb-sized streaming device that plugs into your TV's HDMI port …

Smart TV

Chrome Canary now uses the web's speedier official standard

If you've been wondering about the fuss over the speedier HTTP/2 web standard, you now have an opportunity to check things out first-hand. Google has released the first version of its experimental Chrome Canary browser with support for the final draft version of HTTP/2. You won't see the full …

Adobe brings 'Photoshop magic' to the PDF with 2 new mobile apps

When speaking about their software, Adobe engineers often reference something called "Photoshop magic." The idea refers to the underlying tech that …

Apps

Your Ultimate Blog Checklist

Posted by Will Blunt<p>Shares 5K<p>This is a guest post by Will Blunt called <b>Your Ultimate Blog Checklist.</b><p>[Note by Adam: Will was one of the first people to …

74 Attention-Grabbing Blog Titles That Actually Work | Inc.com

As much as Upworthy and Buzzfeed get grief over their titles, you can't argue that their 'curiosity gap' titles work.<p>I Thought It Was a Travesty, But Then I Saw This Illustration.<p>I'm kidding. Seriously though, those types of headlines are incredibly effective, but they're not the be all that ends …

Marketing

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Easily Distracted By Noise? You Might Just Be A Creative Genius

What did Charles Darwin, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Marcel Proust all have in common? Besides being creative geniuses, they shared an odd quirk: The luminaries were abnormally sensitive to noise, and often required solitude to work.<p>Proust, for instance, rarely left his one-bedroom apartment in …

11 Google Analytics Metrics Bloggers Should Track

Hi there.<p>Let me ask you a question and, be totally honest with me, or even better, with yourself.<p>Are you running a successful blog? If so, kudos! I’d …

10 Simple Hacks That Will Increase Your Blog Traffic

<i>This is a guest contribution from Garrett Moon, co-founder of CoSchedule.</i><p>Of course, you know that writing more blog posts will increase your blog …

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

15 Best Practices for Responsible Responsive Web Design - How To Make Money Online

By: Tim Cross Topics: Build Better Websites More posts about: Blog Design, Mobile Marketing<p>Responsive web design is not just a matter of squeezing …

Detailed Guide on Mobile SEO [Infographic]

Implementing a successful mobile SEO strategy in 2015 will definitely give you a competitive benefit. The number of mobile users are rapidly growing …

14 Ways To Make Your Blog Content More Fun To Read

The setup is simple: you want your blog content to be fun to read. It doesn’t always have to be funny, but it must be enjoyable. Now, let’s say you …

Storytelling

25 Lessons From Guest Blogging For The Top Blogs In The World

During the past few years, I’ve written for some of the most popular marketing blogs in the world.<p>Blogs like Social Media Examiner, MarketingProfs, …

Marketing

Bungee Bath: A Clever Way To Store Your Shampoo Bottles

Bathrooms can be dangerous places. And shampoo bottles strewn all over the floor of the shower don’t make them any safer for the accident-prone. A new design, Bungee Bath, makes it easier to store all your various bathing goops: It’s a special heavy-duty suction cup, called a ThorPad, attached to a …

Hilarious Science Teacher Adds Creative Additions to Students’ Doodles

Imgur user Squeezymo, a former eighth and ninth grade science teacher in Bangkok, Thailand, included more than just grades on his students’ work. The educator noticed that his kids drew a lot on their papers. So, he established a rule in the classroom: if you draw something, the teacher will add to …

Artist Saves Forgotten Paintings by Adding His Own Hilarious Touch

Artist David Irvine takes existing, unwanted paintings and gives them a second life thanks to his hilarious additions. He calls this <i>Re-Directed Art</i>, and the originals are works that he’s located at thrift stores, yard sales, or even taken from a street curb. Irvine then paints pop culture icons …

Art

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

Netflix Helps You Trick Kids Into Thinking Midnight Came Early With An On-Demand Countdown

Netflix, with a nod and wink to weary parents everywhere, has introduced a clever way to trick the kids into thinking New Year’s Eve came early. The service is offering a three-minute long countdown to the New Year featuring DreamWorks’ animated characters – King Julien and friends – which parents …