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Creating An Explainer Video? Follow These 12 Tips From The Pros

Video content is at the top of the priority list for many modern brands, and it’s not hard to see why. Visuals are always more engaging than plain text, and a video can communicate much more information than a still photo can. Most importantly, a well-executed video is highly shareable: 92% of …

Marketing

9 Podcasts for Road Trips That Are So Addictive You Just Might Miss Your Exit

Consider this a public service announcement: It's not too late to take a summer road trip. Whether you have your sights set on the sunny California …

Books

Is Your Website User Friendly? A 25 Point Website Usability Checklist [Infographic]

How user-friendly is your business website? Could you make improvements to provide a better experience for your visitors?<p>Mango Media share their …

Infographics

Weekend getaways in Northern California for all families

What Northern California may lack in a dominant family vacation destination – say Disneyland, Universal Studios, or Legoland – it more than makes up for in sheer quantity and diversity. Less Mickey Mouse, more whales and sea lions.<p>To help you plan a weekend getaway soon, we’ve rounded up a wide …

The Complete Facebook Ads Course: Beginner to Advanced | Mashable Shop

Because of their low cost, amazing targeting options, and huge reach, there's never been a faster and more predictable way to grow a business online …

15 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the podcast options out there, but narrowing down your choices to the titles that will teach you something while …

7 Free Marketing Tools That Can Make You More Successful

When goals are getting bigger and budgets are getting smaller, these free tools can be a marketer's new best friends.<p>Marketing is a broad, complex, and ever-evolving field, and recent years have seen tremendous growth in areas like content, social media, SEO, voice search, brand management, and …

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

12 of the Best Online Marketing Tools

The web offers countless tools to assist in your marketing efforts. Entrepreneurs from YEC shared their favorites.<p>There is a plethora of online tools …

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

1/<p>1. Colombia's Chiribiquete national park is a new entrant. The site some of the most concentrated plant diversity in the Amazon and is famous for …

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

This Tiny Texan Bourbon Maker Can’t Stop Winning Awards

The San Francisco Spirits Competition is as close to the Super Bowl of spirits as it gets. So when a small whiskey distillery in tiny Blanco, Texas, …

The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus

Move over, Titchmarsh: Why 19 year-old YouTuber Huw Richards is the future of gardening

There’s a new kid in the herbaceous border and he’s an online horticultural sensation

Gardening

How Direct-to-Consumer Brands Are Tearing Down and Rebuilding the Marketing Scene

A recent report released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has marketers on edge. It breaks down the successful digital business strategies …

Warby Parker

Free “Shazam for Nature” App Identifies Plants and Animals in Your Photos

Released earlier this month by iNaturalist—an online social network for nature enthusiasts—the new app, <i>Seek,</i> is part of an ongoing attempt to involve ordinary people in citizen science projects. Similar to Shazam—an app that allows you to identify music from audio recordings—the <i>Seek</i> app allows you …

Apps

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

Communication Skills

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

The Podcasts Every Boss Should Be Listening To [VIDEO] | Inc.com

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

9 things you should always include in your interview thank-you note, according to recruiters

If you've reached the stage of your job search where you're sending thank-you notes, you're almost at the finish line—but don't get complacent. A thank-you note is a critical opportunity to seal the deal, so you need to get it right.<p>Monster asked recruiters to weigh in on what they like to see in a …

Employment

36 Christmas Dinner Ideas That Rival What's Under the Tree

These holiday recipes are Santa Claus approved.<p>From roast beef tenderloin and buttery mashed potatoes to mulled wine and festive cookies, expand your Christmas dinner horizons with our favorite holiday recipes. With a meal this impressive, it'll <i>almost</i> make up for the re-gifting you did this season.

Cooking

The only towels I will ever need start at $3

This is a love story about a girl and her towels<p>This is a love story about a girl and her Martex towels. But it begins as love stories do: with a longstanding grudge.<p>And I’m not generally one to truly hold grudges, despite being half Italian, a product of a New Jersey upbringing, and a fan of …

How To Stop Boring Hiring Managers With Your Resume

Because you’re better than that.<p>“My resume reads like I’ve been a passive spectator in my own career, not a player. What am I doing wrong?”<p>Initiative counts for a lot. Nobody wants to hire someone who’ll need to be poked and prodded to execute the basics. They want people who can see, and …

20 Wines for Under $20: Weeknight Pleasures for Relaxed Evenings

The requirements for weeknight cooking are easy to understand, but weeknight wine? It’s a bit more conceptual.<p>The last thing anyone wants after a long day of work is to put in another few hours over a cutting board and stove. But where is the labor in opening a bottle? It is the wine inside that …

4 Ways to Build Your Brand Ambassador Dream Team

Lyft, The Skimm and others have won followers and market share by attracting ambassadors happy to spread the word in their trusted circles.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media influencers have cemented their place in brand advertising because consumers are …

Public Relations

3 Mistakes You're Making in Telling Your Story--and What to Do About Them

When it comes to telling a powerful story that sells, you need to tap into how your listeners' brains are already working.<p>Storytelling is a powerful communication tool. It's a way to build a memorable brand, create customer engagement, sell products and raise growth capital. Companies from Nike and …

Self-esteem

4 Ways to Own the Room During Your Next Presentation

When you're on stage, finding your groove starts with finding out what the audience really wants from your presentation. It's not about what you're saying, but what they're hearing.<p>"And next to the stage, we've got Jordan Scheltgen from Cave Social."<p>A light, non-enthusiastic applause followed.<p>As I …

7 Interview Questions That Cut to the Heart and Reveal Someone's True Emotional Intelligence

Thirty percent of HR managers say most employers don't put enough emphasis on emotional intelligence during the hiring process. That's about to change.<p>Organizations looking for an edge in hiring high performers with emotional intelligence should take note of a recent report called "Emotional …