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6 Ways to Increase Twitter Engagement

Do you want to encourage more interaction with your Twitter followers? Looking for ways to engage your Twitter community? In this article you’ll …

Social Media

Tools to Optimize Your Social Scheduling When You Need a Break

Ever want to take a day off from posting on social media? Have you considered scheduling posts for weekends and holidays, or when you just can’t …

Marketing

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

U-Turn Orbit: An audiophile-quality turntable for $179

The Audiophiliac covered U-Turn's Kickstarter project last year, and now he's listening to this remarkable turntable.<p>Most cheap turntables sound cheap -- they're rumbly, thin and distorted -- but the U-Turn Orbit Basic suffers no such faults. Before the $179 Orbit's debut, audiophile turntable …

Audiophile

Netgear accidentally published this guide showing its customers how to transfer pirated movies

The support guide, which was spotted by TorrentFreak, guides customers through the "Turbo Transfer" feature of Netgear's "Genie" software. It's meant to make it easy to transfer video files between devices.<p>But it seems that Netgear didn't pay attention to the screenshots it uploaded, and so the …

The 20 best nonfiction books of 2015

To compile the list, Goodreads' editors nominated titles frequently reviewed on the site, which were then voted on by readers.<p>This year's selections cover everything from relationships to career advice to racial tensions.<p>Scroll down to see the 20 nonfiction titles you need to add to your reading …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

"The best elevator pitch doesn't feel like an elevator pitch," says Dorie Clark. "It feels like a conversation."<p>Clark is a marketing strategist, an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and the author of multiple books, the most recent of which …

Public Speaking

Amazon announces its 20 best-selling books of 2015

Amazon just released a list of its top-selling books for 2015 — and it's full of treasures.<p>From fast-paced thrillers to comic memoirs to young adult …

How to find the best VPN for your needs

VPNs (or Virtual Private Networks) are becoming increasingly popular thanks to the increase of cyber crimes, hackers, government spying, and companies who restrict access to content based on location.<p>We are all looking for ways to protect ourselves and our browsing activity and don’t want others …

3 little-known airline rules that could save your butt at the airport

<i>This post originally appeared on Map Happy, which features the best travel hacks, gear and tech to be the best traveler that you can be.</i><p>These three …

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a recommendation. Why read a random website review when someone in your network has an opinion? Do the number of app downloads really matter if someone you trust loves a product? In the …

Entrepreneurship

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2015

In this unranked gallery, TIME presents the top 100 photos of the yearA protester wears grass around his face to obscure<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Goran …

The top 20 tracks of 2015

20. KEITH APE – “IT G MA”<p>If one song could sum up this year’s Korean rap invasion, it would be “It G Ma” – the viral supernova headed up by gold-grilled trap king Keith Ape and backed up by other, equally eclectic members of The Cohort crew he belongs to, including mastermind JayAllDay and Seoul’s …

Miley Cyrus

Feast your eyes on the top 10 YouTube videos of 2015

Tired of year-end top lists already? Too bad, because there will be a lot more of them before the year is done.<p>The latest list out is YouTube's top …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

The 30 best albums of 2015

It’s been real, 2015. This year has given us instant rap classics, expertly crafted bubblegum pop, the return of an R&B music icon and surprise …

Feast your eyes on the stunning pictures that won this year's iPhone Photography Awards

Earlier this year, the iPhone Photography Awards announced the winners of their eighth annual contest.<p>Judges sorted through thousands of entries to pick the three best photos, as well as category-specific highlights.<p>"This year's entries were especially impressive, ranging from intimate, …

FTC Issues Guidelines To Prevent Native Ads From Crossing Into “Deception” Territory

As so-called “native ads” have become increasingly popular critics have argued they’re effective because consumers can’t tell them apart from actual …

UX Design

Branding on Flipboard

By Dennis Michael | Branding has changed drastically over the past 10 years. To truly create a brand worth noticing, you need to show your purpose, …

3 Types of Audiences That Drive Word of Mouth Marketing Success

Image via BigStockPhoto.comIf you’re a social media marketer, then odds are you’ve heard of word of mouth (WOM) marketing. However, the path to WOM …

Marketing

14 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended by the Pros

Shares 20K<p>Are you looking for ways to enhance your social media marketing?<p>Do you want new tools to simplify your job?<p>Using the right tools can help …

Photoshop is a great skill to have on your resume, and now you can learn to master it for cheap

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Microsoft It is more important than ever to make your website stand out. Anyone can log on to Wordpress and create a site dedicated to …

The hidden cost of social share buttons

If there’s one feature all websites have in common nowadays, it may just be the social sharing widget.<p>Generally speaking, most site owners believe the popular sentiment that if you make all of your site’s content easily shareable, it will increase views and traffic to your site. For this reason, …

Widgets

8 Great Tools to Consider Before You Give Up On Content Marketing

Lots of businesses trash their content marketing programs several months into them. When asked why, the single most popular response is that the …

Infographics

Periscope vs. Meerkat: Which Is the Livestreaming App For You?

With Thursday’s public release of Periscope, Twitter is trying to torpedo its live-streaming competition by launching its own app that lets users …

The Yerka, world's first 'unstealable' bike, goes into production

Makers of the Yerka, which is being marketed as the world’s first “unstealable bike,” hope to bring an end to bike thieves. Photo: Courtesy of …

Hackers Are Gaming the Stock Market With a Stupid Simple Approach

A team of sophisticated hackers with insider trading ambitions has been targeting executives at over 100 organizations for over a year. While their …

YouTube Is Launching a Subscription Streaming Service

YouTube is launching a subscription music service called YouTube Music Key, with the beta version coming next week. You'll be able to pay $10 per …

YouTube Music Key Hands On: Streaming Music Has Never Been Easier

Last week, YouTube announced its new streaming music service, which is finally rolling out in beta form. It comes complete with out-of-app background …