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Will Chat Bots Become Your New Best Friend?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Here in 2016, great content alone is simply not enough. The combination of an authentic, relatable voice and conversations with your audience are poss...

Bernie Sanders Will Remain the True Democratic Front-Runner Until the FBI Finishes Its Investigation

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Bernie Sanders is the only Democratic candidate for president not linked to an FBI investigation. This used to mean something in American politics, but those days are gone.

Bill Gates Calls For Tougher Limits On Government Snooping

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.19.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bill Gates said on Monday that no one was an “absolutist” on either side of the digital privacy debate, but the co-founder ...

Those Damn Emails Are Back, Haunting Hillary's Campaign

Bill Blum | Posted 04.18.2016 | Crime
Bill Blum

That material, if in fact it exists, may not prove sufficient to force Clinton to swap her trademark pantsuits for a set of prison jumpers. But the flood of disclosures Guccifer has already unleashed will continue to dog Clinton until Election Day, calling her values, character, judgment and fitness for office into constant question.

6 Insanely Effective Strategies for Growing an Engaged Email List

Kasey Luck | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Kasey Luck

I've seen it many times over: marketers with small, but engaged and quality email lists do amazing things in terms of sales. How?

How -- and Why -- to Take Your Life Back From Email

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

I don't mean to suggest that email is not a powerful or efficient tool. But like most tools, its value depends on how we use it. To make email a more powerful and efficient tool, I suggest three main strategies.

The Simple Way to Sync Your Google Docs for Offline Editing

Wired | Posted 04.11.2016 | Technology

By Tim Moynihan for WIRED. (WIRED) The beauty of Google Drive is that you can jump around from machine to machine, desktop to mobile, and access t...

Help! My Twitter Email Address is "Not Valid"

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.08.2016 | Technology
Christopher Elliott

Heidi Reyes can't change the email address on her Twitter account. Can this consumer advocate for herself? Find out. Question: I've been trying to cha...

5 Top Tips to Create Engaging Emails That Get You a Positive Response

Adam Gilad | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Adam Gilad

Think about it -- wouldn't it feel nice to have someone tell you, "I enjoyed reading your email!" Or -- "I'm so glad you emailed me!" -- rather than receiving what most people get -- that long, empty silence of non-response.

The Best Way to Organize Your Email

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology
Christine Carter, PhD

Personally, I'm no longer plagued by email overload -- and not because I've just delegated it all to an assistant.

3 Ways to Cut Your Daily Work Interruptions

Curtis McHale | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Curtis McHale

Nobody wakes up hoping to get little done in the day and to be distracted by a bunch of things that don't really matter. Despite this, that's what many office workers do unknowingly. Here are three ways you can cut those distractions and pull productivity out of that black hole.

Stop Saying 'Nice To E-Meet You'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

I hate to criticize, but if you use the phrase "nice to e-meet you" in an email to me, I will trash your message, slip on a five-pound boot and punt m...

Is Your Email Sign-Off Annoying?

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts

In the world of social niceties, email sign-offs are the Wild West. Anything goes; there are no established standards. One man’s well-meaning “Tha...

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

Kasey Luck | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Kasey Luck

There are a few people whose emails I always open, even if I know they're trying to sell me something and I don't want to buy. They've refined the skill of subject line writing to a level that each of their emails is a shiny, tempting candy that I can't help but unwrap.

Online Users Are Not Protecting Their Own Security

Eli Schwartz | Posted 03.11.2016 | Technology
Eli Schwartz

Every few months it seems that there's a large scale cyber hack that makes the headlines and sends people into a panic about their online security. As...

Do These 5 Things at the End of Every Day, and You Will Become More Productive

Daniel Threlfall | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Daniel Threlfall

The end of the workday sometimes feels like the end of a toothpaste tube. You could go all intense and squeeze out every last bit, but why bother? It's done. You just toss it. That's okay for toothpaste, but not for your workday. Your workday is not a toothpaste tube, and the last few minutes should be purposefully engaged, not carelessly tossed.

Ray Tomlinson: He Invented Email. Now Try to Imagine Life Without Him. You Can't.

David Hinckley | Posted 03.06.2016 | Technology
David Hinckley

When I saw that Nancy Reagan died, it occurred to me she had not changed my life as much as she probably hoped. When I saw Ray Tomlinson had died, I ...

How to Delete 10,000+ Emails in One Day

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
20 Beautiful Women

I find that most people oscillate between periods of extreme OCD and ADD. For example, a few months back, I cleared 10,000+ emails from my inbox. But it takes me weeks to clean my room because I wax nostalgic about the items I find under my bed.

The Dangers of Distracted Writing

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

When we categorize everything on the same level, it's difficult to prioritize what should be done now and later. As the deadline looms, my quality of writing is in danger of declining all because I just had to check my email.

Meet the U.S. Company that Beat France to the Email Ban Idea

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
The Modern Femme Movement

By Katy Blevins, Co-Founder of The Modern Femme™ Movement Shani Godwin learned it from her Dad. "You are not your job." What defines her? Well, she...

White Privilege Helps Hillary Clinton Survive Controversy. Bernie Sanders Was Arrested in 1963

H. A. Goodman | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Like sports, American politics is a team game where the rival must be defeated at all costs. Unlike sports, however, Hillary Clinton gets to make up the rules, primarily because her supporters simply don't care about issues like FBI investigations or prison lobbyists.

Here's why you should collect email addresses

Josh Gershonowicz | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Josh Gershonowicz

As a marketer, you should never tune out new ways to generate business leads. The moment you become complacent about your advertising is the moment yo...

Is Being Too Busy Bad for Business?

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Michele Cuthbert

We've all messed up our calendars on occasion. Some professionals laugh it off as being not so great at communicating regularly, even with their own team. But how many times can someone apologize and re-offend without hurting a business relationship?

The FBI: A Worm in the Apple

John Perkins | Posted 02.19.2016 | Politics
John Perkins

The FBI's demand that Apple break into a private email account is one more unacceptable government attempt to expand the already huge police state tha...

Why Hillary Clinton's Emails Matter This Year

Adam Levin | Posted 02.18.2016 | Politics
Adam Levin

There is no getting around a simpler, and at least on the surface, damning fact. A world leader maintained a private email server that stored top secret information.