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37 Underrated Netflix Hidden Gems You Should Already Be Watching

*bookmarks this post for whenever I'm bored*<p>1. <i>Sing Street</i> (2016): This truly underrated musical follows a teen in Dublin in the '80s as he forms a rock band to impress a girl.<p>—irishpink<p>2. <i>Train to Busan</i> (2016): It’s a Korean film about a zombie virus outbreak, and it's got a huuuuuuuge twist ending. …

Moulin Rouge

Trick Your Brain Into Making You Richer

Our brains are often working against us, leading us to make dumb financial moves -- or to not do anything at all. Here's how to fight back.<p>We all …

How to Make Money With an Online Drop Shipping Business

Baby items, yoga clothes, electronics, clothing, art, books, beauty supplies, supplements, home and garden items… it’s wide open.<p>A great place to …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Leadership

Is Amazon's 'Merch' the Next Big Thing?

This marketing tool has been around for over a year but may be one of the best-kept secrets out there.<p>In case you didn’t know, Amazon is home to some incredible print-on-demand services.<p>Consider the example of CreateSpace. This Amazon-owned platform allows authors, musicians, filmmakers, course …

How To Get 250,000 Real Facebook Followers In Under A Month

Okay, before we get started, I want to differentiate between purchased followers and real followers on Facebook. You can do any type of Google search and find hundreds of websites that will have their robot and spam account followers go and like your facebook page in just a few hours. And if you do …

Marketing

How to Run an Instagram Contest That Attracts More Eyeballs

10 steps to tapping into the fun of social media, try gamifying your marketing strategies by running a contest on Instagram.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>When it comes to social …

2 Highly Unconventional Tips to Help You Save Money and Invest More Wisely

Don't buy a house and don't send your kids to college.<p><i>What are the most useful money investment and saving tricks? 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 James Altucher, Author,</b> …

Personal Finance

6 Must-Do's When Creating an Influencer Marketing Campaign

Don't hire an influencer for your social media marketing until you've considered these six things.<p>Influencer marketing is rapidly growing in popularity and demand -- there isn’t a more powerful marketing channel for driving brand awareness. Brands are quickly understanding that a successful …

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.<p>Writer, entrepreneur and university guest lecturer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results …

eCommerce

The Why of Cooking

What’s the most efficient path to kitchen wisdom?<p>It’s a shame that the standard way of learning how to cook is by following recipes. To be sure, they are a wonderfully effective way to approximate a dish as it appeared in a test kitchen, at a star chef’s restaurant, or on TV. And they can be an …

Books

Eight tips for setting up your new Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 hit stores this past weekend, which means that a lot of people likely received their preorders or were able to pick one up in a store. The S8 is one of the best phones you can buy, and easily the best of what’s been released in 2017 so far. If you did grab a new S8, here are …

Samsung Pay

49 Best Chrome Extensions Productive Managers Can’t Do Without

If you’re like me, your browser is at the center of your work.<p>I’m a Chrome user, and I was sold initially on their <b>minimal design and layout</b>, along …

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

Jennifer Jolly, Special for USA TODAY<p>I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>There are simple steps to help you save battery life on an Android or iPhone. …

Opening for business: How to set up your first online store

CNET@Work: First, you need products to sell. Next up: Where and how are you going to sell them? Here are the factors to consider when launching your digital storefront.<p><i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- prosumers to small businesses with</i> …

The Affiliate Marketing Model: A Blueprint for Success in the Gig Economy

Don't get caught in an old-fashioned marketing model. Take advantage of the freedom and flexibility the gig economy offers.<p>The gig economy and corporate worlds are merging, and gig jobs like driving for Uber are leading the way. As evidence, Deloitte's 2016 <i>Global Human Capital Trends</i> analysis …

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

The Marketer’s Toolbox: The 60 Marketing Tools We Use at Buffer

As a marketing team spread around the world — from the West Coast in the US to the East Coast in the US to Canada, to the UK and Singapore, we always …

Infographics

Lobster Bisque Recipe

Recipe by: Wilma Scott<p>"Simple and quick seafood soup!"<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.<p>Ingredients<p>20 m<p>Original recipe yields …

Recipes

Turn Leftover Rice Into Delectably Sweet Rice Pudding

If you have some leftover rice in danger of going stale, here’s a simple and delicious way to use it up. All you need is some milk and sugar.<p>As …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

27 things to know before you work in social media

I’m immersed in social business every day.<p>I spend as much time on my computer as some people spend in their shoes. I rarely talk about “social media” …

Public Relations

How to Improve Your Pinterest Visibility and Engagement

Looking for simple ways to strengthen your Pinterest presence? Wondering how to enhance your Pinterest content? A few easy-to-implement changes can …

Infographics

How to Double Your YouTube Subscribers (Without Buying Them)

Every minute, over 300 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.<p>With that much competition, you might have already counted yourself out and accepted the …

Marketing

How to Create Cards by Email in Trello

One of my favorite Trello features is probably one of the least-used by Trello users. It’s not their fault, as the feature is somewhat hidden by …

Procrastination, Bravery, and Camels: The Top 12 TED Talks of 2016

Learning is the gift that keeps on giving.<p>As many of us head home for the holidays, we'll gather together around kitchen tables, dinner tables, and, of course, the TV.<p>This year, in addition to rejoicing in classics like <i>A Christmas Story</i> or <i>Love Actually</i>, consider making room for a TED Talk or two. …

TED Talks

Myths & Legends | Inside Mexico

// One of the most beautiful Mexican legends recounts that the people of Aztlan, north of what is today Mexico, had to leave their homes by orders of …

Quintana Roo

How to Sell on Instagram

Is your business on Instagram? Do you want to use Instagram as a revenue stream? To find out how to use Instagram for sales, I interview Jasmine …

Marketing