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5 Reasons Why Your Business Should be Blogging

Jamie Walker | Posted 01.16.2015 | Small Business
 Jamie Walker

The blogosphere has really revolutionized the way we interact online, particularly by allowing us to connect by sharing, liking and commenting through social media. Some bloggers utilize their platform as a kind of personal diary or narrative, while others use it to create posts that enhance or supplement their business.

5 Musts for a Successful Business Blog

Matthew Collis | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Matthew Collis

It's 2015 and perhaps you're thinking of ways to boost your blog's performance. Maybe you need ideas on how to maximize the popularity and success of your blog but don't know where to start. If so, this article is for you.

Why I Still Watch The Bachelor

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 01.15.2015 | Women
Jennie Sutherland

Yes, The Bachelor franchise is cheesy, unrealistic and arguably degrading to both men and women. BUT it's also highly entertaining and a perfect, fluffy-beach-read-visual treat.

A Beginner's Guide to Social Media, Blogging, and Branding

Ashley Massis | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Ashley Massis

Take all of these tips into consideration, and build your blog slowly. A house built on sand isn't the most sound, and neither is a blog spread too thin! Do what you love and stick to it. My best advice is to keep on learning and trying.

7 Marketing Lessons From A Fortune 250 CMO

Vala Afshar | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Chris Hummel, a globally-recognized thought leader who is widely-respected among senior executives in the t...

Messages in a Bottle: Listening to an Old Answering Machine

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrew Lam

I found, among many other things long forgotten, an answering machine in a box that held memorabelias from my college years at UC Berkeley. I tinkered with it, and after few false starts, it worked. So I listened. Muffled voices of long ago came echoing through.

Another New Year's Fix

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

It's only been one day after Christmas, and I'm already hearing about all the new healthy ways to de-stress and start the new year off right by lovi...

Quick Fixes for Six Common Blogging Blunders

Casey Wright | Posted 12.05.2014 | Technology
Casey Wright

Whether you're a total noob or an experienced blogger, we all fall victim to these mistakes at some point. Read on to find quick fixes for each blunder.

5 Steps to Transition From Your Career to a Life Purpose

Tom Cronin | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Cronin

For most of us the ultimate goal throughout our entire school and university life is to get a good career with a six-figure salary. But as the years go by, you realize that you're good at what you do but you just keep doing the same thing over and over again like a small cog in a big fat money wheel.

Are You a Victim of CRAP on the Internet?

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.29.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

Here's how to determine if you're susceptible to becoming a Compulsive Reader of Angry Posts.

Mom Bloggers Are Brave

Grown And Flown | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Grown And Flown

Putting your parenting out in the public domain is no simple matter. It involves speaking about that which is closest to our hearts to a sometimes embracing, sometimes heartless, and sometimes even hostile public. Is it any wonder that writing about being a parent can breed insecurities where none existed before?

Living in Exile: Ethiopian Journalist Betre Yacob Struggles

Maura Kelly | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Maura Kelly

In April 2011, I traveled to Ethiopia on a humanitarian mission with non-profit organization Helping Other People (HOPe). While there we witnessed crushing poverty in cities and rural villages and encountered hope and strength in the people we worked with.

Redefining Disability

Mallory Weggemann | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Mallory Weggemann

Disability. It is an interesting word and one that many of us feel we cannot relate to. For nearly 19 years of my life, I was never classified as someone with a disability, until one day, in literally a split second everything I knew changed and I was now classified as an individual with a physical disability.

Crowdsell - Das Marketingpotential der Community nutzen

Franziska Prill | Posted 01.10.2015 | Germany
Franziska Prill

Crowdsell bietet die Plattform, um außergewöhnliche und innovative Produkte kennenzulernen und mit etwas Fleiß sogar zu gewinnen. Dazu erfüllen die Mitglieder eine bestimmte Anzahl an Aufgaben. Jeder, der mitmacht, kann sich also zu den Ersten zählen diese Produkte ausprobieren zu können.

Basic Rules for an Artist's Web Site

Daniel Grant | Posted 01.10.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

As art brings out a lack of confidence in many people, who fear that they will be making a mistake if they buy something, the website should answer as many of the questions as a visitor to an art gallery might ask.

Blood-Curdling Mistakes on Your Enterprise Blog: Are You Guilty?

Allie Gray Freeland | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Allie Gray Freeland

The enterprise blog is the foundation of your content marketing efforts, yet it's fraught with hurdles and often ends before it has had time to flouri...

Why Journalists Should Fear Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.23.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Digital media as we know it is proving incompatible with our linear worldview. Our online experience no longer resembles the finite story that drives our lives.

YouTube Star Grace Helbig Explains Why Being An Introvert Isn't So Bad

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.22.2014 | Teen

Hilarious YouTube star Grace Helbig has a loyal fan base because of her fun personality and side-splitting hijinks. But behind the scenes, enjoying so...

Top 5 Marketing Tips for Indie Authors

AK Turner | Posted 12.19.2014 | Books
AK Turner

My fellow writers often ask my advice on various aspects of writing and publishing, not because I've enjoyed great success (though I have enjoyed moderate success), but because I've tried just about everything.

Middle (St)age. MidLife. Whatever. Quit Looking at My Neck!

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 12.17.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

When I was young I refused to sleep with or flirt with men-in-charge for roles in the theatre. I did it on principle. I had some pretty high moral standards for myself as a young actress, and I was NOT going to sell myself out on some casting couch. That was 25 or so years ago.

The 5 Best Free WordPress Plugins to Promote Your Blog

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology
Michael B. Fishbein

Blogging is a great marketing strategy with many additional benefits and the free Wordpress plugins below can make it easier to promote your blog.

Is This Why Indie Bookstores Are Dying Out? A Personal View

Rachel Thompson | Posted 12.17.2014 | Books
Rachel Thompson

It's no big secret that the best way to sell books is via word of mouth. You read a book, love it, become a fan of the author, buy more of their work, tell your family and friends, who then love the author and buy all their books, and so it begins.

Blogging In An Evening Gown

Lauren Salkin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Blogging on a WordPress site feels so formal. I have to put on a fancy dress to write, while on a Blogger blog, I just throw on a pair of jeans. Excu...

Public Relations Has a PR Problem

Molly Borchers | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Molly Borchers

It's easy for a journalist to tweet snide remarks about PR people, but our symbiotic relationship should not be overlooked.

Wanderer entdeckt verlassene Stadt in den amerikanischen Bergen

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.28.2014 | Germany
Roadtrippers

Klar, es wird härter und härter, Orte in den USA zu finden, die noch nicht entdeckt wurden, aber es ist auch leichter geworden, Orte zu vergessen, an denen wir schon waren. Orte wie eine ganze verdammte Stadt in der Mitte von Tennessees Great Smokey Mountains National Park.