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28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Women in Tech

The Four Secrets Of Achieving Customer Satisfaction

What does a satisfied [but not necessarily fully engaged or loyal] customer look like? She thinks your business offers a reasonable solution and delivers it well. <i>If asked</i>, she’ll say nice things about you. But although she may have some warm feelings for your business, she’s not yet an advocate for …

Customer Experience

The Various Tools Every Digital Marketer Should Have

An overview on various tools that are available for digital marketers that will come handy in their content creation, Search Engine Optimization as …

Marketing

Facebook News Feed Armageddon Survival Guide: 6 Loopholes to Stay Alive

<b>Facebook Newsfeed Armageddon Survival Guide:</b><p>The infographic below explain how Facebook newsfeed works and 6 tips to cope with it.<p>Facebook …

Marketing

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

How to Promote Your Content Fast (And For Nearly Free)

It can be hard to get people to share your content, and it’s getting harder all the time.<p>A new study found that the average number of social media shares a piece of content gets has dropped by 50% in the last few years.<p>Back in 2015, the median piece of content got eight social shares. In late 2017, …

Marketing

New Deloitte Study of 10,455 Millennials Says Employers Are Failing to Help Young People Develop 4 Crucial Skills

A new Deloitte study reveals younger employees speaking up about where they need help in skill development--you'll want to take note.<p>Exactly how to attract and retain Millennials and avoid creating unnecessary tension with them has become an art form, and important new context just splashed onto …

Mark Twain

3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

Everyone wants a 100% return. These three stocks could make that happen.<p>There's no question that the stock market is the best way to predictably …

9 podcasts to listen to if you love 'Black Mirror'

We are in an audio-drama renaissance, and some of the best stories are science-fiction.<p>We're not being spooked by <i>War of the Worlds</i> as we gather …

How the Miami Dolphins Generated $4 Million in Sales Using Facebook Video

<i>Too busy to read? Just click the play button below to listen to this post.</i><p>Lead generation is an important task for any marketing department.<p>And for …

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

The 8 Most Popular and Effective Uses of Video Marketing

How many ways can you put video marketing to work for your brand?<p>6 min read<p>A custom video is a terrific tool to help companies and brands accomplish their short- and long-term business goals. Whether your aim is to drive traffic, educate a current or potential customer, or share a glowing …

4 Reasons I'm Thinking of Buying Square Inc.

The disruptive digital payments provider still has plenty of room to run.<p>Shares of <b>Square</b> (NYSE:SQ) recently tumbled after the payments solution …

10 Code Snippets For Creating Animated Headers & Video Backgrounds

Every great website needs a beautiful header to grab attention. It’s the first thing visitors see, and it’s the only thing encouraging visitors to …

Cramer: You'll miss out if you ignore these giant stock buybacks

When Apple's Tuesday evening earnings report brought the idea of huge stock buybacks back into Wall Street's good graces, CNBC's Jim Cramer was …

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Know the magic word that cuts through the noise<p>Franklin Delano Roosevelt once gave this pithy advice for making a good presentation:<p>"Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated."<p>As a professional speaker and presentation coach for the past two decades, I agree with this public speaking wisdom, and I would add …

How to Make an Engaging Video for Social Media

Natalie Kaczorowski / Green Buzz AgencySocial video generates 1200% more shares than text and images combined, according to smallbiztrends. It’s …

Full-Body Gym Workout for Men

Muscle mass in men begins to decline around age 30 and bone mass begins to decline around age 40. According to an article from Harvard Health …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These stocks offer both strong dividend policies and the promise of long-term stability.<p>Income investing is harder than it seems. Finding the most …

What Affects Your Depth of Field?

Years ago, on this very blog, I wrote an article about depth-of-field - what it is, and what things affect it.Yeah, well, I'm going to do that …

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

Want to Raise Happy Kids? Science Says Limit Screen Time to Exactly This Amount Per Day

Researchers looked at data from 1 million teenagers. Here's the sweet spot for smartphone use and happiness.<p>Every parent I know wants to raise kids who are at least as successful and happy as we are--more so, if we can pull it off. But something disturbing has happened in the last few years to …

The 5 Crucial Features of a High-Converting Landing Page

Convincing people to visit your website might be tough, but the real challenge is convincing them to convert once they get there.If your content …

10 Reasons to Give Your Teen on Why Lying Is Bad

Lying is a common behavior problem for teenagers. Sometimes they lie to avoid getting in trouble and, at other times, they stretch the truth to look …

Infographic: The SEO Basics You Can't Afford to Ignore

Infographic: The SEO Basics You Can’t Afford to Ignore<p>When I first started writing blog posts, I knew next to nothing about SEO. I’d write headlines …

20 Dividend Stocks With Rock-Solid Dividend Growth Prospects

Dividend investing is one of the most respected investing strategies, and for sound reasons. Investing in dividend stocks makes a lot of sense …

Investing

How to Build a Facebook Ad Funnel

Do you want more conversions from your Facebook ads? Wondering how funnels can help? To explore how you can build Facebook ad funnels that improve …

These 3 Stocks Could Help You Benefit From the 5G Revolution

Skyworks Solutions, Intel, and Cisco have designs on this multibillion-dollar opportunity.<p>Fifth generation (5G) is the next step in the evolution of …

Looking for Some Extra Income? Here's a 9%-Yielding Dividend Stock Worth Considering

This relatively unknown pipeline company offers a big yield supported by solid financial metrics.<p>On average, dividend-paying stocks currently yield …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …