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11 Simple Techniques for Gaining Customers' Trust Online

It's becoming increasingly difficult to get people to trust your website enough to make purchases on it. Here's what it takes to maximize the number of visitors you convert into customers.<p>Establishing trust in an online context is both critical and difficult. When customers shop at a …

10 Power Words That Can Punch Up Your Prose

Want your prose to pop? Try these power words.<p>Tired, boring, and dull.<p>Those are the terms that typically describe most email, business documentation, investor summaries, and corporate prose. You almost want to find a paddle and hit yourself across the face to wake up a little or inject coffee …

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3 Simple Ways to Build Your Personal Brand With Content

Building your own personal brand can benefit you in ways you hadn't imagined.<p>Personal branding: It sounds like a lot of work, right? Who has time to add another thing to the list?<p>Stay with me, here. Building your personal brand is a great marketing tool. And it also happens to be a lot of fun. If …

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All You Need to Know About Marketing in One Simple Sentence

No, really. These 31 words can make your life substantially easier.<p>Let's begin with the single sentence promised in the headline, and then I will explain:<p>1. Why it is true, and<p>2. How I came to this conclusion.<p>Here's the sentence:<p><i>Marketing, reduced to its absolute basics, is remarkably simple: You</i> …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

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How To Train For Maximum Muscle Growth

The method behind building muscle is simple at its core: train, eat, sleep, and grow. However, the science behind growth is one of the most …

How to Personalize Your Daily Training Plan

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The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>I spend my days writing content from my desktop computer for people who will read the content on their smartphones and tablets.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>Go figure.<p>Mobile devices are fast becoming the preferred method of …

How To Become A Motivational Speaker

Throughout history, famous public speakers have managed to change and influence the lives of millions. Nowadays, motivational speakers are hired by …

Get More Speaking Gigs: Write a One-Sheet

One of the best free ways to market your personal brand to your target audience is to take on speaking engagements in your field. I do this quite a …

10 Actionable SlideShare Tips For Maximum Results

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is SlideShare part of your content strategy? Truth be told, we have yet to fully integrate it into our content creation process here at Buffer. We’ve felt lots of great nudges, though.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency …

What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

We all speculate about the meaning of all kinds of things, from everyday concerns about dealing with a co-worker to our ultimate beliefs about the purpose of existence. Accompanying solutions we find to these problems, there's a range of satisfied feelings, from "ah-ha" or light-bulb moments upon …

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

Sometimes you absolutely have to make your point. Here are 7 tips on how to do it effectively with style and grace.<p>While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade …

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

This Guy Is Betting His Career On Creating A Massive Festival For Las Vegas

It happened to be the same day the e-commerce company was massively hacked, affecting 24 million customers, and keeping its employees working around the clock.<p>It also happened to be "Pajama Day" at Zappos.<p>"I went there because I was trying to do an office re-model — which my team was pushing back …

Game On, Amazon! eBay Rolls Out One-Hour Delivery, Targeting The Web And Wal-Mart

Picture this anxiety-provoking scenario: you’re at an all-day conference, sweating bullets as you prep for a presentation in an hour’s time. But you packed in haste and left your laptop charger at home. Your battery capacity is perilously close to zero. You don’t have time to dash to Best Buy and …

For $160 per Minute, You Can Call Mark Cuban for Advice

Inc.'s John Brandon tries out two online services that let you pay to chat with top business experts.<p>Imagine you could schedule a call with serial entrepreneur Mark Cuban or social-media guru Gary Vaynerchuk anytime you need business advice. Two websites, Clarity and LiveNinja, make that possible, …

Entrepreneurship According To Drucker: Your 12 Keys To Success

No question Peter Drucker is a legend.<p>A man with a seriously keen eye for business — his insights still apply to entrepreneurs everywhere.<p>And even though Drucker is deceased, you can hear his words of wisdom calling from the grave if you listen closely.<p>In fact, I finally had the opportunity to open</i> …