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Hack the System

  • The Email Management System That Changed My Life
    Managing our inbox is harder than it’s ever been. In fact, just typing in “email management” yields 2.1 BILLION search results. Don’t believe me?  It’s getting ugly, folks! It seems like large parts of our day are consumed with email: thin…
    - 15 Jan 17, 4:10pm -
  • Competing Modules and Bet Stacking — How to Change A Habit, For Real
    This is a guest post from Ben Rubin of Change Collective. They build mobile lifestyle courses that pair expert content with a live coach to help you follow through. [Note from Maneesh: Ben has been working a magnum-opus describing how behavior change…
    - 15 Apr 15, 5:00am -
  • How I Created My First Online Business
    I’m a longtime reader of Hack The System, and Maneesh/many others have inspired me to create an online business of my own. I want to show you how possible it really is to create a business that you can run anywhere that makes you passive income. Th…
    - 30 Nov 14, 11:00pm -
  • Pavlok Is Here!
    Ahhh, do you smell that? That’s the smell of launch day For the past year, you’ve read stories about Pavlok. You know that my team and I spent over 2 years developing the proprietary behavior change technology behind it. You may have even see us…
    - 30 Sep 14, 9:41am -
  • Hacking Elance: How To Make $23,700 Freelancing In 4 Weeks
    Note from Maneesh: Today’s post is a detailed breakdown on freelancing strategy by Daniel DiPiazza at Rich20Something. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to leverage your skills to make extra money on the side…or leave your job entirely, freela…
    - 20 Aug 14, 9:41pm -

Entrepreneurs Journey

Seth's Blog

  • More like us
    When we come to a fork in our personal or professional or civic life, we get to make a choice. And often that choice is easier when we have a benchmark, a model to follow. You can decide to get...       
    - 17 hours ago, 11 Dec 17, 5:33am -
  • A point of view
    That's the difference between saying, "what would you like me to do," and "I think we should do this, not that." A point of view is the difference between a job and a career. It's the difference between being a...       
    - 2 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 3:20am -
  • Rules for working in a studio
    Don’t hide your work Offer help Ask for help Tell the truth Upgrade your tools Don’t hide your mistakes Add energy, don't subtract it Share If you're not proud of it, don't ship it Know the rules of your craft...       
    - 3 days ago, 9 Dec 17, 3:46am -
  • Where would we be without failure?
    Failure (and the fear of failure) gives you a chance to have a voice.... Because failure frightens people who care less than you do.       
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 4:01am -
  • Modern laziness
    The original kind of lazy avoids hard physical work. Too lazy to dig a ditch, organize a warehouse or clean the garage. Modern lazy avoids emotional labor. This is the laziness of not raising your hand to ask the key...       
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 3:52am -
  • The minimum critical mass
    For your idea to spread, your app to go viral, your restaurant to be the place, it's likely you'll need to hit critical mass. This is a term from physics, describing the amount of plutonium you need in a certain...       
    - 6 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 3:40am -
  • The big squeeze
    There are more truck drivers in the US than just about any other occupation. For a long time, unionized truck drivers benefitted from work rules, healthcare, vacations, etc. It wasn't an easy job to get, but it was a career....       
    - 7 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 3:27am -
  • Reading at work
    Most organizations think nothing of having twenty valuable employees spend an hour in a meeting that's only tangentially related to their productive output. But if you're sitting at your desk reading a book that changes your perspective, your product…
    - 8 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 3:20am -
  • How does the ball know?
    "Follow through." That's the advice you'll hear in golf, in tennis and in baseball. That your follow through changes everything. But how can it? After all, the ball is long gone by the time you're done with your swing. Here's...       
    - 9 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 3:33am -
  • Your soft skills inventory
    The annual review is a waste. It's not particularly useful for employee or boss, it's stressful and it doesn't happen often enough to make much of an impact. If you choose to, though, you can do your own review. Weekly...       
    - 10 days ago, 2 Dec 17, 4:56am -

60 Second Marketer

Smart Passive Income

Copy Blogger

  • The Content Marketer’s Guide to Starting a Meditation Practice Today
    You and I are storytellers. We’re content creators and copywriters. Our livelihoods depend on spinning creative yarns that compel our readers to action. For the execution of our craft, we depend on some key inner resources every day. Creativity and…
    - 14 hours ago, 11 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Academy Pro: A WordPress Theme for Online Courses and Membership Sites
    Introducing Academy Pro … the theme for online course creators, membership site owners, and educational content marketers. Academy Pro is the latest premium theme from StudioPress, designed specifically for people in the business of online content…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Resources for Writers: How to Find Amazing Clients
    A quick note if you write for a living: This week you have the chance to get on our list of recommended writers by joining the Certified Content Marketer program. We will close registration on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, s…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • A Chance to Join the Copyblogger Certified Content Marketers
    The other day, I was talking to a friend who has a very cool business. Lots of customers, lots going on, very profitable. He just has one annoying problem: He’s had a really hard time finding strong writers. He tried a bunch who have a decent knack…
    - 6 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • 2017 Content Excellence Challenge: The December Prompts
    Late last year, I had the wild-hair idea to create a year of prompts that I called the Content Excellence Challenge. We’ve had a year of these creativity and productivity challenges here on Copyblogger, and I think we’ve all arrived at a very spe…
    - 7 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • What’s Actually Stunting Your Productivity (It’s Not Multitasking)
    Lately, a common theme in productivity advice is bashing multitasking. “You suck at multitasking!” shrieks one headline. “Multitasking: the most dangerous productivity killer” hisses another. And they aren’t wrong. Studies have shown that t…
    - 8 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Writers: It’s Time to Get Paid What You’re Worth
    This week is for our professional writers — whether you’re a freelancer or you work for a bigger organization. We’re tired of you missing out on the great gigs and the plum jobs, while you watch people zoom past you who can hardly type The Cat…
    - 12 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • Why the Best Writers (Sometimes) Aren’t Paid What They’re Worth
    Maybe you don’t say it out loud. It sounds like bragging, and bragging is obnoxious. But you know you’re good. When you see a sentence that isn’t right, you know what needs to change. You twitch a little when you see a clumsy turn of phase, or…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • 7 Ways to Coach Writing Clients on Finding Their Remarkable Voices
    Cover your ears for a second. My wife can sing. I can’t. There, I admitted it. But, we do have one thing in common — we both think we can. Only one of us is right (ahem). In the world of business, we all put out a tune. A vibe. A voice. Customers…
    - 14 days ago, 28 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • 30 Tips that Help You Become an In-Demand Freelance Writer
    You may or may not know that I haven’t always been Copyblogger’s editor. For many years, I was a Copyblogger reader. I didn’t know Brian. I didn’t know Sonia. But I pretended that I did. Of course I didn’t tell anyone that … I just receiv…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 8:00am -

BlogAspire

  • 10 Ways To Get More Traffic To Your Blog Now
    Every blogger will attest to this; It is very simple to create a blog. However, it is hard building it to get a sizable traffic. Any blog without traffic is not useful at all no matter the caliber of its content. It is so important to look for ways t…
    - 8 Nov 15, 8:00am -
  • 15 Useful WordPress Optimization Tips After Setup
    WordPress is one of the most powerful blogging scripts out there, and you might be surprised to learn how many websites use it. In fact, you could visit a website and never realize WordPress is powering it, which is due to just how customizable the s…
    - 8 Nov 15, 7:23am -
  • 20 Of The Best Places To Sell Your Products Online
    Twenty Convenient Places To Sell Online Everyone wanting to sell online may not have the expertise or the resource to set up a successful e-commerce website. Many dreams of selling on eBay or Amazon while others struggle to go about getting their own…
    - 8 Nov 15, 7:10am -
  • 25+ Free Stock Images Websites
    Hmm.. Searching for free stock images? Yeah! Then you are onto a right place. Hi! I am Rahul and in this post you will get the list of top 25+ sites which offer free royalty free images . Images Are Important! Many case-studies has proved that a blog…
    - 26 Jul 15, 1:35pm -

Social Media Examiner

  • How to Improve Your Facebook Video Watch Time
    Does your business use Facebook video? Do you want more people to watch your videos all the way through? In this article, you’ll discover how to set up a Facebook ad campaign that generates longer Facebook video watch times. #1: Upload Your Video t…
    - 17 hours ago, 11 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Snapchat Redesign, Instagram Stories Changes, and Facebook Messenger for Kids
    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore Snapchat re…
    - 3 days ago, 9 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Persuading People: The Journey, Episode 9
    The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIfJHDlXxWY Watch The Journey: Episode 9 Episode 9 of The Journey follows Michae…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • Visual Personal Branding: How to Build a Loyal Following With Images
    Want to create a strong connection with your followers? Wondering how to capture photos that authentically tell your brand’s story? To explore how to develop your visual personal brand on Instagram and beyond, I interview Jenna Kutcher. More About…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Influencer Marketing: New Research for Video Creators
    Are you a video creator looking to get into influencer marketing? Wondering whether creating sponsored video content is a viable moneymaking option? In this article, you’ll discover insights from new research that reveal how influencer marketing ha…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Influencer Disclosure Guidelines: What Marketers and Creators Need to Know
    Do you work with influencers? Wondering how best to comply with disclosure guidelines? In this article, you’ll discover how to properly protect your business when participating in influencer campaigns. #1: Use Built-In Disclosure Tools for Top Soci…
    - 6 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • 3 Powerful Graphic Design Tools for Busy Marketers
    Need a new way to create quality social media images? Looking for tools that offer easily customizable templates? In this article, you’ll discover three graphic design tools to create professional images and visuals. #1: Snappa Snappa is the first…
    - 7 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Use the Facebook Creator App
    Want to add more polish to your Facebook Live broadcasts? Wondering how Facebook Creator can help? Facebook Creator is a handy all-in-one app that lets you record branded video, chat with your community, and get valuable insights for your content. In…
    - 8 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Win Free Tickets to Social Media Marketing World 2018
    Want to win a free ticket to the industry’s largest social media marketing conference of the year? Social Media Examiner has been working hard to bring you our sixth annual physical conference. And we’ve come up with a fun way for you to get invo…
    - 8 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 4:00am -
  • Facebook Creator App, Instagram Changes, YouTube Stories Function
    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. Join us live for the Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner as we explore the Fa…
    - 10 days ago, 2 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Refining the Message: The Journey, Episode 8
    The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CPH2nuwsDw Watch The Journey: Episode 8 Episode 8 of The Journey follows Michae…
    - 11 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • 5 Social Tools for Social Media Marketers
    Want to save time creating content and ads for your social media marketing? Interested in tools that help you track content and ad performance? To explore tools that simplify a marketer’s job, I interview Ian Cleary. More About This Show The Social…
    - 11 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Optimize a YouTube Channel and Videos for Better Visibility
    Want more views for your YouTube content? Wondering how to show up in YouTube’s search and suggested videos? An optimized YouTube channel delivers a rewarding viewing experience and works with the YouTube algorithm to boost your visibility. In this…
    - 12 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • 7 Mobile Apps for Editing and Enhancing Images
    Do you want to edit your social media images on the go? Looking for easy-to-use smartphone apps to fine-tune your photos? In this article, you’ll discover seven mobile apps for editing and enhancing your visuals. #1: Make Your Photos Pop With A Col…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Instagram Live With Friends for Business
    Are you looking for a creative way to improve your Instagram stories? Wondering how to use Instagram Live with a guest? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Instagram Live With Friends. What Instagram Live With Friends Looks Like Not every b…
    - 14 days ago, 28 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Run Facebook Polls With Animated GIFs
    Want to increase your Facebook page engagement? Have you tried a Facebook poll? In this article, you’ll learn how to run a Facebook survey with animated GIFs and images. How to Create a Facebook Poll With GIFs and Photos To create a Facebook GIF po…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • Falling Behind: The Journey, Episode 7
    The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3g7SfbvrGQ Watch The Journey: Episode 7 Episode 7 of The Journey follows Michae…
    - 17 days ago, 24 Nov 17, 12:27pm -
  • Future of Live Video: 360 Live and Virtual Reality Live
    Wondering what emerging technologies are coming to social media? Curious about how to share immersive experiences with 360-degree video or virtual reality (VR)? To explore live 360 video and VR for marketers, I interview Joel Comm. More About This Sh…
    - 18 days ago, 24 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Facebook to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts
    Do you want to drive more Facebook traffic to your blog? Wondering how to optimize your shares of your blog content for visibility and reach? In this article, you’ll discover a five-step plan for promoting blog posts on Facebook. #1: Compose a Face…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • 10 Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers
    Do you want to streamline your social media marketing tasks? Looking for tools that will improve content quality and boost productivity? In this article, you’ll discover 10 Chrome extensions to improve your social media marketing workflows. #1: Sca…
    - 20 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • 4 Tools to Create Custom Instagram and Snapchat Visuals
    Is hiring a professional designer not an option for you? Are you looking for tools to help you create engaging visuals? In this article, you’ll discover four tools to help you create and publish custom images and videos on Instagram and Snapchat. #…
    - 21 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Target Specialized Audiences With Facebook Ads
    Do you want to improve the ROI of your Facebook ads and Instagram campaigns? Wondering how to reach specialized audiences with Facebook ad targeting? In this article, you’ll learn how to create six refined target audiences for your Facebook and Ins…
    - 22 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Local App, Facebook Stories for Groups and Events, and Pinterest Pincodes
    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show with Michael Stelzner, we explore the new Face…
    - 24 days ago, 18 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • Necessary Endings: The Journey, Episode 6
    The Journey, a Social Media Examiner production, is an episodic video documentary that shows you what really happens inside a growing business. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxsKtGuCgJI Watch The Journey: Episode 6 Episode 6 of The Journey follows Michae…
    - 25 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 6:00am -
  • Facebook Ad Custom Audiences: Retargeting Those Who Know You
    Want to create Facebook custom audiences that move people into your sales process? Looking for tips on using new Facebook custom audience options? To explore ways to use custom audiences for Facebook and Instagram ads, I interview Amanda Bond. More A…
    - 25 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 5:00am -

RocketMill

  • Video: How to Design an Amazon Alexa Skill, Part 2
    In part two of my series on building an Amazon Alexa Skill, I talk through the steps to launching your skill. Missed part one? Find out the fundamentals to building a skill here.
    - 17 hours ago, 11 Dec 17, 4:46am -
  • Video: Why Marketing Can Be a Risky Business (And Why That’s OK)
    Risk-taking doesn’t pay off for everyone, but there are times when doing something a little risqué can reap great rewards for your brand. Here, I discuss when it’s OK to take risks and some tips to mitigating negative feedback.
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 3:11am -
  • Video: You’re Using Alt Text Wrong – You Just Can’t See It
    Have you ever considered how important alt text is to those using screen readers? I explain how adding a short line of descriptive text to your images can make your content more accessible.
    - 13 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 4:13am -
  • Video: Why GDPR Will Make the World a Better Place
    I explain how GDPR will improve the quality of  data, whilst improving consumer trust; ultimately, making it a great thing for marketers, and costumers.
    - 14 days ago, 28 Nov 17, 3:05am -
  • Video: People, Not Proxies – The Next Frontier in Marketing
    For 200 years our industry has used proxies, whether it be the traditional route of media selection or the digital route of cookie IDs, as a gateway to the people they want to reach. In the video below, I explain how this is being turned on its head…
    - 21 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 9:30am -
  • Video: 1 in 5 People Can’t Use Your Website
    It’s easy to think everyone is using the web in the same way, but what about those with visual impairments, colour blindness, or dyslexia? I explain why your site needs to be accessible to everyone and how you can improve it.
    - 29 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 3:54am -
  • Video: How to Design an Amazon Alexa Skill
    I provide an industry update on smart speakers and walk through the fundamentals of building an Alexa Skill.
    - 33 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 2:48am -
  • Video: The Art of Editorial Guides
    If you want your brand to have a consistent identity and tone of voice, across channels, you need an editorial guide. I explain why it’s so important and what you need to include when crafting one.
    - 36 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 3:55am -
  • Video: Industry Update – Intelligent Tracking Prevention
    Apple has implemented intelligent tracking prevention in its latest Safari update. I explain what this means and how it’ll impact consumers, marketers and your data.
    - 40 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 4:37am -
  • Video: The Death of the Global Media Agencies As We Know It
    Media agencies must adapt in order to survive. Here I detail the challenges they face and my predictions for the future of them.
    - 43 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 4:48am -

DigitalFundas

  • 3 Reasons Why Advertisers Should Not Ignore YouTube
    YouTube’s success graph over the years, seems to resemble that of the stock markets. It’s never a strong, consistent line. There are phases of strong growth, consecutively followed by lags. That said, it’s not a medium that advertisers can igno…
    - 9 Feb 14, 9:08pm -
  • Tips To Run RLSA in AdWords
    As search marketers, we typically tend to focus on the regular bricks-and-mortar paid search campaigns. We build keyword lists, pause under-performing ones, write effective ad copy and direct to the best converting landing page. We are skeptical abou…
    - 13 Jan 14, 10:05pm -
  • New Year, Old Funda
    Remember what we were told when the online retail euphoria was beginning? That it wouldn’t last for long as local mom-and-pop stores had something that online stores didn’t – A Personal Touch. The vendors at these stores knew you by name, knew…
    - 31 Dec 13, 6:51pm -
  • How to analyze search funnels
    As search engine marketers, many of us just focus on the last click before a conversion. However, there is a growing trend towards analyzing the path that a customer takes before an online conversion. Search Funnels, in Google AdWords, help you do th…
    - 24 Mar 13, 5:22pm -
  • What should paid search marketers learn in 2013?
    If your world revolves around CPCs, CTRs and CPAs, it’s time for you to add some more arms to your bag of ammunition. In 2013, there is a lot for you to get a foothold in. 1. PLAs: Product Listing Ads or PLAs are product displays that you see on th…
    - 28 Jan 13, 12:11am -
  • Bing Vs Google: Is it about who markets better?
    I love Bing’s home page backgrounds. They are always so colorful, bright and different.  There’s a zing to them. Something trendy about them.  Very unlike Google’s simple, white home page, with just the doodle adding hints of colors. That sai…
    - 16 Dec 12, 4:45pm -
  • 5 Things You Should Test In Your Landing Page
    It’s the holiday season! Bombarding your customers with emails for that final purchase on your site? Or structuring ads nudging them to gift more? This media blitz calls for new landing pages or at least redesigned ones, right? So here’s the thin…
    - 2 Dec 12, 11:27pm -
  • 5 Online Stores for Unique Gifts
    The Indian e-commerce industry, excluding travel, is around $550 million and over the last three years, about $350 million have been invested in it. While global players like Amazon and eBay have made baby steps into the market, local biggies like Fl…
    - 4 Nov 12, 6:02am -
  • How does Gmail SMS work?
    Mobile is becoming increasingly important in the digital arena. No two ways about it. No wonder then that Google launched its SMS or Short Messaging Service from Gmail in India today. This is how it works. Gmail chat allows you to choose between call…
    - 11 Oct 12, 9:46am -
  • Volkswagen’s Creative Digital Addition to a Print Ad
    ‘Feel the shiver of excitement?’, the morning paper asked me. And trust me, I did. The creative word-play was a full page advertisement by Volkswagen, the German automobile manufacturer, in The Hindu, a leading daily newspaper in India. So again,…
    - 11 Sep 12, 1:12am -

Biznology

  • Why animation works for technology business video
    Animation and technology explainers The extensive use of animation in “explainer” videos can be explained by the fact that 2-Minute Explainers originated The post Why animation works for technology business video appeared first on Biznology.
    - 14 hours ago, 11 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • 3 reasons to avoid Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs)
    I often get asked about IBM‘s position on Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs). AMPs are mobile-first web pages that you submit to Google, The post 3 reasons to avoid Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs) appeared first on Biznology.
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • 8 things you can do to significantly improve your SEO
    What do you think of when you hear the term SEO? Many people think of keywords and focus a large part of The post 8 things you can do to significantly improve your SEO appeared first on Biznology.
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Artificial intelligence: man with machine
    In my last Biznology post, Man versus machine, I discussed how advances in AI are feeding a growing fear that machines may The post Artificial intelligence: man with machine appeared first on Biznology.
    - 6 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • SEMRush makes disavowing toxic backlinks simple and easy
    I know I should be actively removing or disavowing backlinks that are SEO-toxic for my websites, but Google Webmasters doesn’t make it easy The post SEMRush makes disavowing toxic backlinks simple and easy appeared first on Biznology.
    - 6 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 10:58am -
  • How exponential growth publishers can accelerate digital wealth
      Lesson for leaders Facebook and Google are currently the most efficient at digital advertising, but can they be disrupted by their The post How exponential growth publishers can accelerate digital wealth appeared first on Biznology.
    - 8 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Fake news is an old tradition
    It’s been over a year since Donald Trump was elected US President. While the jury is figuratively out on the involvement of The post Fake news is an old tradition appeared first on Biznology.
    - 11 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • How do you sell when your buyers can’t buy? Mounting dysfunction in the B2B buying process
    Everyone is aware that B2B buying is complex. It involves multiple parties over long decision-making cycles. In a large enterprise, this can The post How do you sell when your buyers can’t buy? Mounting dysfunction in the B2B buying process appear…
    - 12 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • Students are more into social media—is it good or bad?
    Social media is the new way of communication and it is everywhere; its influence is far-reaching and deep. While adults still have The post Students are more into social media—is it good or bad? appeared first on Biznology.
    - 13 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 8:00am -

Social Media Examiner

  • Visual Personal Branding: How to Build a Loyal Following With Images
    Want to create a strong connection with your followers?Wondering how to capture photos that authentically tell your brand's story?To explore how to develop your visual personal brand on Instagram and beyond, I interview Jenna Kutcher.More About…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • 5 Social Tools for Social Media Marketers
    Want to save time creating content and ads for your social media marketing?Interested in tools that help you track content and ad performance?To explore tools that simplify a marketer's job, I interview Ian Cleary.More About This ShowThe Social…
    - 11 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Future of Live Video: 360 Live and Virtual Reality Live
    Wondering what emerging technologies are coming to social media?Curious about how to share immersive experiences with 360-degree video or virtual reality (VR)?To explore live 360 video and VR for marketers, I interview Joel Comm.More About This…
    - 18 days ago, 24 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Ad Custom Audiences: Retargeting Those Who Know You
    Want to create Facebook custom audiences that move people into your sales process?Looking for tips on using new Facebook custom audience options?To explore ways to use custom audiences for Facebook and Instagram ads, I interview Amanda Bond.More…
    - 25 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • YouTube Pre-Roll Ads: How to Acquire Customers With Video
    Want your ads to drive more sales?Interested in the benefits of YouTube pre-roll ads?To explore how to sell products and services with YouTube pre-roll ads, I interview Billy Gene Shaw.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is a…
    - 32 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • The Facebook Algorithm Explained for Marketers
    Want to maximize the reach of your Facebook posts?Wondering how the Facebook relevance score and boosting posts can help?To explore what marketers need to know about the Facebook algorithm, I interview Dennis Yu.More About This ShowThe Social M…
    - 39 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • How Social Media Has Evolved and Where It Is Headed
    Want to prepare for emerging social technologies and marketing tactics?Wondering how to reach your audience as algorithms change?To explore the past, present, and future of social media marketing, I interview Brian Solis.More About This ShowThe…
    - 46 days ago, 27 Oct 17, 5:00am -
  • Chatbots: Marketing Automation via Messenger
    Wondering how chatbots can improve open and click-through rates on Facebook?Want to build funnels into your chatbot messaging?To explore how to develop marketing messaging that works in Facebook Messenger chatbots, I interview Andrew Warner.More…
    - 53 days ago, 20 Oct 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Get Leads and Customers at Events
    Wondering how taking part in live events can help your business?Interested in tips on networking and sponsorships for events?To explore how to connect with and develop leads by attending physical events, I interview Emily Crume and Demian Ross.M…
    - 60 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 5:00am -
  • Creating Short, Snackable Videos for Instagram and Beyond
    Wondering how to film and edit compelling 60-second videos?Want your videos to boost social media engagement?To explore how to create short videos for Instagram and Facebook, I interview Lindsay Ostrom.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marke…
    - 67 days ago, 6 Oct 17, 5:00am -
  • YouTube Remarketing: How to Retarget People on YouTube
    Want your YouTube ads to convert?Looking for effective ways to build remarketing audiences for your ads?To explore tactics for remarketing with YouTube, I interview Brett Curry.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-dem…
    - 74 days ago, 29 Sep 17, 5:00am -
  • Product Evangelism: How to Evangelize and Create Advocates
    Want to create an intensely loyal fan base for your product?Wondering how a product evangelist can help?To explore how product evangelism supports the sales process, I interview Guy Kawasaki.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcas…
    - 81 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Work With YouTube Influencers
    Want your ads to reach an enthusiastic niche audience?Have you considered collaborating with YouTube video influencers?To discover how to work with influential YouTube creators, I interview Derral Eves.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marke…
    - 88 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 5:00am -
  • Medium: Why Bloggers Should Consider Publishing on Medium
    Want to position yourself as an authority on a specific subject?Have you considered publishing your blog posts on Medium?To explore how Medium can benefit bloggers and marketers, I interview Dakota Shane.More About This ShowThe Social Media Mar…
    - 95 days ago, 8 Sep 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Generate Revenue With Your Content
    Want to make money from your content?Wondering how a loyal audience can create business opportunities?To explore business models that help publishers generate revenue, I interview Joe Pulizzi.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podca…
    - 1 Sep 17, 5:00am -
  • Selling With Video: YouTube and Facebook Video Marketing
    Want to create a sales video that converts?Looking for expert tips about building rapport with your prospects?To explore how to sell with video on YouTube and Facebook, I interview Jeremy Vest.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podc…
    - 25 Aug 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Optimize Your Facebook Ads: A Proven Approach
    Want to improve the performance of your Facebook campaigns?Wondering how to successfully test and fine-tune your Facebook ads?To explore his process for optimizing Facebook ads, I interview Azriel Ratz.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marke…
    - 18 Aug 17, 5:00am -
  • Growing Social Media Examiner: The Bumpy Road of Pursuit
    Ever wonder how Social Media Examiner started?Are you curious about the obstacles we faced in building a sizable media entity?Sit back and learn the story that led millions of people to us.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast…
    - 11 Aug 17, 5:00am -
  • Live Video Tools: The Best Apps for Going Live
    Are you planning to start a live video show?Want to know which tools you'll need to broadcast live?To explore the best live video apps and software to produce your own live show, I interview Ian Anderson Gray.More About This ShowThe Social Medi…
    - 4 Aug 17, 5:00am -
  • Our New Podcast: Social Media Marketing Talk Show
    Have you noticed that social networks seem to change every week?How can anyone possibly keep up, right?We have a great new (and free) solution for you--the busy marketer.I'm excited to announce the new Social Media Marketing Talk Show audio pod…
    - 2 Aug 17, 4:00am -
  • Search to Social Ads: How to Use Google With Facebook to Build Niche Audiences
    Does your business serve a specialized customer base?Wondering how to reach specific niche audiences with Facebook ads?To explore a strategy for retargeting specialized audiences using Google ads in combination with Facebook ads, I interview Shan…
    - 28 Jul 17, 5:00am -
  • Messenger Chatbots: How to Get Started
    Wondering if Messenger chatbots are right for your business?Want to know how to build your own chatbot?To explore why and how to create Facebook Messenger chatbots, I interview Ben Beck.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is…
    - 21 Jul 17, 5:00am -
  • Video Authenticity: How to Perform On-Camera
    Do you want to connect with your audience via video?Looking for tips to convey confidence and authority?To explore how to improve your on-camera performance, I interview David H. Lawrence XVII.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podc…
    - 14 Jul 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Ads: Creative Ways to Attract Prospects and Customers
    Do you advertise on Facebook?Are your ads converting?To explore how to better use Facebook ads to reach leads and customers, I interview Zach Spuckler.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from S…
    - 7 Jul 17, 5:00am -
  • Creating Advanced Facebook Custom Audiences Using Google Tag Manager
    Are you looking for advanced ways to build Facebook audiences for retargeting?Do you know you can combine Google Tag Manager with Facebook Pixel Events?To explore the value of using these tools together, I interview Chris Mercer.More About This…
    - 30 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Live Video Strategy: How to Create a Show That Engages
    Interested in broadcasting live video?Have you considered starting a live video show?To explore how to create a successful live video show, I interview Luria Petrucci.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand tal…
    - 23 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Social Customer Care: Apps and Processes for Success
    How does your business respond to customer concerns and inquiries?Do you have a social customer care plan in place?To explore how to improve customer care for your business, I interview Dan Gingiss.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing…
    - 16 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Video Retargeting for Live Video and Beyond
    Do you post videos on Facebook?Have you tried retargeting your live and uploaded videos?To explore techniques for retargeting your videos, I interview Amanda Bond.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio…
    - 9 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Influencer Marketing: How to Scale Your Social Media Exposure
    Wondering how to increase your business's reach on social media?Have you considered partnering with an influencer?To explore how to develop business relationships with influencers, I interview Neal Schaffer.More About This ShowThe Social Media…
    - 2 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • Local Social Media Marketing With Facebook and Instagram
    How do you promote your business locally?Are you using Facebook and Instagram?To explore how to reach a local customer base on social media, I interview Bruce Irving.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk ra…
    - 26 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Ads Strategy: How Marketers Can Win With Facebook
    Do you use Facebook ads?Want to make them more effective?To explore how to create a successful Facebook ads strategy, I interview Nicholas Kusmich.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Socia…
    - 19 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Video for Marketers: Strategy for Future Success
    Do you create videos for your business?Wondering how to best leverage your videos on Facebook?To explore Facebook video strategy, I interview Jay Baer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from S…
    - 12 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Google Analytics and Social Media: What Marketers Need to Know
    Do you track the return on your social media activity in Google Analytics?Want to discover some valuable shortcuts?To explore cool hacks for Google Analytics, I interview Annie Cushing.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is a…
    - 5 May 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Marketing: Why It Is Time to Rethink Everything
    Do you use Facebook to market your business?Wondering how marketing on Facebook is evolving?To explore how marketers should adjust to Facebook's recent and future changes, I interview Mari Smith.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing po…
    - 28 Apr 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook for Local Business: Creative Ways to Grow
    Is your local business on Facebook?Wondering how to market your business more effectively?To explore how to use Facebook in creative ways, I interview Anissa Holmes.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk rad…
    - 21 Apr 17, 5:00am -
  • Instagram Business Profiles: Why Marketers Should Upgrade
    Have you considered moving to an Instagram business profile?Wondering what advantages you'll gain?To explore Instagram business profiles, I interview Jenn Herman.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio…
    - 14 Apr 17, 5:00am -
  • Live Video: Tips and Techniques for Creating Great Content
    Do you broadcast live video?Want to learn how to create an engaged following?To discover what he's learned from broadcasting over 1,000 live streams over the last two years, I interview Alex Khan.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing p…
    - 7 Apr 17, 5:00am -
  • Google Analytics: How to Analyze the Behavior of Your Site Visitors
    Do you want to learn more about how people use your website?Wondering how the Behavior reports in Google Analytics can help?To explore how to navigate the Behavior section of Google Analytics, I interview Andy Crestodina.More About This ShowThe…
    - 31 Mar 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Messenger Marketing: What Marketers Need to Know
    Do you want to communicate with your customers via Facebook Messenger?Wondering how Facebook Messenger bots and Messenger ads can help?To explore this topic, I interview Molly Pittman.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an…
    - 24 Mar 17, 5:00am -
  • Animated Visuals: How to Bring Still Images to Life
    Do you use visuals on your blog and social media?Have you considered animating them?To explore how to use animated visuals in your content, I interview Donna Moritz.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk ra…
    - 17 Mar 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Facebook to Market Your Products
    Do you have products to sell?Have you tried using Facebook ads to promote your products?To find out how to market products via Facebook, I interview Steve Chou.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio sh…
    - 10 Mar 17, 5:00am -
  • Thought Leadership: How to Become Known to People Who Matter
    Do you want to be recognized as an expert in your field?Wondering how to make a name for yourself?To explore how to become known, I interview Mark Schaefer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show f…
    - 3 Mar 17, 5:00am -
  • Video Blogging: How to Create Consistent YouTube Content
    Do you create videos to promote your business?Have you considered starting a regular video blog?To explore vlogging, I interview Amy Schmittauer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social…
    - 24 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Facebook Ads to Boost Your Best Content
    Do you use Facebook ads?Have you considered creating Facebook ads from your top-performing organic posts?To explore how to identify and boost your best Facebook content, I interview Larry Kim.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podca…
    - 17 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Instagram Stories: How to Create Engaging Stories
    Do you use Instagram?Wondering how Instagram stories work?To explore how to craft Instagram stories for business, I interview Sue B. Zimmerman.Instagram StoriesThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media…
    - 10 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Mobile Local Marketing: Reaching the Mobile Customer
    Do you have a local business?Want an effective way to market to people who are near you?To explore how to reach your customers with mobile marketing, I interview Rich Brooks.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand…
    - 3 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Content Marketing Success: Why Answering Questions Sells
    Do you want more sales?Is content marketing a part of your strategy?To explore how to create content that sells, I interview Marcus Sheridan.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Medi…
    - 27 Jan 17, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Community Development: How to Cultivate Loyal Fans
    Are you creating a fan base on Facebook?Want to discover how to engage your audience via pages and groups?To explore how to nurture a community on Facebook, I interview Holly Homer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on…
    - 20 Jan 17, 5:00am -
  • Building a Business on the Back of Interviews
    Do you interview people for your blog or podcast?Want to discover different ways to repurpose those interviews?To explore how he built his business through expert interviews, I interview Nathan Chan.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketin…
    - 13 Jan 17, 5:00am -
  • Live Video and Marketing: Where the Industry Is Heading
    Interested in using live video for business?Have you considered creating a live video show?To find out what live video can do for your business, I interview Brian Fanzo.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand ta…
    - 6 Jan 17, 5:00am -
  • How to Build Raving Fans in Unconventional Ways
    Do you want enthusiastic fans?Looking for unique ways to engage your audience?To discover how he grew a large and thriving fan base, I interview Pat Flynn.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show…
    - 30 Dec 16, 5:00am -
  • Advanced Blogging: How to Make Your Blog Serve Your Business
    Do you have a blog?Want to supercharge your content and increase email subscribers?To explore advanced techniques for improving blog content, collecting more email addresses, and promoting products and events, I interview Darren Rowse.More About…
    - 23 Dec 16, 5:00am -
  • How Snapchat and Periscope Can Grow a Business
    Do you want to use Snapchat for business?Wondering how to incorporate your brand into live stories?To explore how to use Periscope and Snapchat for business, I interview John Kapos.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on…
    - 16 Dec 16, 5:00am -
  • The Social Media Examiner Story: From Blog to Conference
    Wonder how the Social Media Examiner blog got started?Interested in how we grew a live conference from an online publication?To share the evolution of Social Media Examiner and Social Media Marketing World, Ray Edwards will interview me.More Abo…
    - 9 Dec 16, 5:00am -
  • How to Grow a Business Using YouTube
    Do you want to use YouTube for business?Want to learn how to script and produce YouTube videos for your business?To find out how marketers can develop a business channel on YouTube, I interview Sunny Lenarduzzi.More About This ShowThe Social Me…
    - 2 Dec 16, 5:00am -
  • 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 Star.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Soci…
    - 25 Nov 16, 5:00am -
  • Email Sales Funnels: How to Automate Your Sales
    Do you have an automated way to market to your email list?Are you thinking of creating a sales funnel?To explore how to automate your email marketing, I interview Yaro Starak.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-deman…
    - 18 Nov 16, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Live: Fuel All of Your Content With Live Video
    Do you broadcast on Facebook Live?Want to discover how to use your videos to create more content?To explore why Facebook Live is a path to success for creators, I interview Chalene Johnson.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast…
    - 11 Nov 16, 5:00am -
  • Conversion Optimization: How to Split Test Your Way to Success
    Want to get more leads and subscribers?Have you considered optimizing your opt-in forms?To explore conversion rate optimization for your online forms, I interview Chris Dayley.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-dema…
    - 4 Nov 16, 5:00am -
  • 360 Video for Marketers: What You Need to Know
    Have you tried producing 360 video?Want to discover how to create immersive, sharable 360 video?To explore how marketers can use 360 video, I interview Ryan Anderson Bell.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand ta…
    - 28 Oct 16, 5:00am -

Six Pixels of Separation

  • Future Proof With Minter Dial - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #595 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.Back in early 2002, when I first got started in this agency business, I was networking as much as possible. One of the first major local executi…
    - 2 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 6:30am -
  • Mini Gift Guide For The Tech Traveller's Business Person In Your Life
    Normally, I shy away from gift guides. This year is different.I travel about 150,000 miles per year (for some that's insane, for other that's called "February"). With that, I am always super specific about the gear that I travel with. Because I neve…
    - 3 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 1:36pm -
  • The Legendary John Patitucci On This Month's Groove - The No Treble Podcast
    John Patitucci is this month's conversation on Groove - The No Treble Podcast.You can listen the new episode right here: Groove - The No Treble Podcast - Episode #36 - John Patitucci.Who is John Patitucci?What has not been said about the bass play…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 9:54am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #389
    Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?My friends: Alistair Croll (Solve for Interesting, Tilt the Windmill, HBS, chair of Strata, Startupfest, Pandemonio, and Res…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 9:37am -
  • Into The Speaker Lab With Grant Baldwin - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #594 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.The number one question that people ask me is: how did you become a professional speaker? I don't believe that my story is replicable. Not becau…
    - 9 days ago, 3 Dec 17, 5:46am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #388
    Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?My friends: Alistair Croll (Solve for Interesting, Tilt the Windmill, HBS, chair of Strata, Startupfest, Pandemonio, and Res…
    - 10 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 10:49am -
  • Holiday Tech Gift Guide And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The…
    - 14 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 12:54pm -
  • Secrets For Powerful Communications With Julian Treasure - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #594 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.Sometimes lightning strikes, and you get lucky. There is no question that this is, exactly, what happened to me over ten years ago when I first…
    - 16 days ago, 26 Nov 17, 6:21am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #387
    Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?My friends: Alistair Croll (Solve for Interesting, Tilt the Windmill, HBS, chair of Strata, Startupfest, Pandemonio, and Res…
    - 18 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 1:31pm -
  • You Can't Always Blame The Business Model When It Comes To Marketing
    "Stop crying and get to work on changing your business model!"When I started off in the agency world (early 2000s), this is how I used to think. This line of thinking was to my professional advantage and opportunity, as I was bringing to market (alo…
    - 20 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 9:06am -
  • The Speed Of Tesla, Amazon's Voice And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The…
    - 21 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 9:36am -
  • Marketing Lessons From The Toxic Avenger With Jeffrey Sass - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #593 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.I've known Jeffrey Sass for many years. We've become friends through the digital channels. It started back when I was speaking at an event in So…
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 12:40pm -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #386
    Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?My friends: Alistair Croll (Solve for Interesting, Tilt the Windmill, HBS, chair of Strata, Startupfest, Pandemonio, and Res…
    - 24 days ago, 18 Nov 17, 5:48am -
  • How Did We Do In Content Marketing For 2017?
    Can you believe that 2017 is almost done?Your content feed is about to inundated with the classic (and link-bait friendly) end of year feed of "what happened in 2017?" and "what's going to happen in 2018?" The real question is this: did anybody get…
    - 25 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 6:43am -
  • Twitter's Expansion, Driverless Cars And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The…
    - 26 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 3:47pm -
  • Exactly What To Say With Phil Jones - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #592 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.I was surprisingly taken aback by the book, Exactly What To Say. There are no stories in this book. No case studies. It's a small book. It's a v…
    - 30 days ago, 12 Nov 17, 6:02am -
  • Can't Facebook Kill Twitter?
    Twitter does one thing right that Facebook isn't doing.No, it's not the 140 characters (or 280 characters now). No, it's definitely not how Twitter handle trolls and harassment. It's the real-time and live events. It's the "now." Or, more specifical…
    - 31 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 11:57am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #385
    Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?My friends: Alistair Croll (Solve for Interesting, Tilt the Windmill, HBS, chair of Strata, Startupfest, Pandemonio, and Res…
    - 32 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 8:38am -
  • Hands On The iPhone X And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The…
    - 35 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 4:16pm -
  • The Funny Thing About Marketing With Tom Fishburne - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #591 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.There's this incredible feeling that you get from Tom Fishburne's comics about the marketing industry. Of course, they're funny. With that, they…
    - 37 days ago, 5 Nov 17, 6:41am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #384
    Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?My friends: Alistair Croll (Solve for Interesting, Tilt the Windmill, HBS, chair of Strata, Startupfest, Pandemonio, and Res…
    - 38 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 11:25am -
  • The One And Only Steve Bailey On This Month's Groove - The No Treble Podcast
    Steve Bailey is this month's conversation on Groove - The No Treble Podcast.You can listen the new episode right here: Groove - The No Treble Podcast - Episode #35 - Steve Bailey.Who is Steve Bailey?Here's a little known personal fact about me: St…
    - 39 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 11:05am -
  • Is Amazon The Creepiest Company In The World?
    Today we celebrate ghosts, ghouls, goblins, witches, monsters and... Amazon?Happy Halloween! Get ready to sugar overdose on mini Snickers bars! In anticipation of this year's Halloween festivities, I am always regaled with tales of how prepping for…
    - 41 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 2:23pm -
  • Amazon Deliveries Inside Your Home And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM
    Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The…
    - 42 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 10:25am -
  • Sonic Branding With David Meerman Scott - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #590 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.The power of audio is not just something that we are all seeing in the growth of streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. More than ever…
    - 44 days ago, 29 Oct 17, 8:59am -

New Affiliate Marketing Tips

Avinash Kaushik

  • Smarter Career Choices #3: Solve for the Global Maxima!
    Today, a simple lesson that so many of us miss at great peril. In fact in your role, at this very moment, your company is making a mistake in terms of how it values your impact on the business. The lesson is about the limitation of optimizing for a l…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 3:23am -
  • Digital Analytics + Marketing Career Advice: Your Now, Next, Long Plan
    The rapid pace of innovation and the constantly exploding collection of possibilities is a major contributor to the fun we all have in digital jobs. There is never a boring moment, there is never time when you can’t do something faster or smarter.…
    - 61 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 8:48am -
  • The Artificial Intelligence Opportunity: A Camel to Cars Moment
    Over the last couple years, I’ve spent an increasing amount of time diving into the possibilities Deep Learning (DL) offers in terms of what we can do with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Some of these possibilities have already been realized (more o…
    - 28 Aug 17, 4:28am -
  • Create High-Impact Data Visualizations: Nine Effective Strategies
    I believe deeply in the value of making data accessible. In service of that belief, there are few things that bring me as much joy as visualizing data (smart segmentation comes close). There is something magical about taking the tons and tons of comp…
    - 13 Jul 17, 4:22am -
  • Stop All Social Media Activity (Organic) | Solve For A Profitable Reality
    Life is short. It is time to point out an ugly truth, and to be the brave person that you are, the intelligent rational assessor of reality that you are, and kill all the organic social media activity by your company. All of it. Seems radical, but le…
    - 7 Jun 17, 4:02am -
  • The Very Best Digital Metrics For 15 Different Companies!
    The very best analysts distill, rather than dilute. The very best analysts focus, when most tend to scatter. The very best analysts display critical thinking, rather than giving into just what’s asked of them. The very best analysts are comfortable…
    - 2 May 17, 4:05am -

GetElastic

  • Checkout-less Shopping: Faster Payments, Smarter Customer Data
    A bad checkout experience can lead to an abandoned cart and a tarnished brand image. Surveys show that 70% of customers get irritated by slow or chatty cashiers, and 49% hate seeing closed lines at peak hours. Keep them waiting for 2.5 minutes, and t…
    - 4 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • Is Your Commerce System Vulnerable to Meltdown on Black Friday Cyber Monday?
    During Thanksgiving 2016, Black Friday and Cyber Monday hit record breaking ecommerce sales in the United States. Over 108 million shopped online. Total sales reached $9.36 billion, and mobile sales also broke the $3 billion mark. Online sales outpac…
    - 19 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 1:09pm -
  • Top 3 Reasons Why 84% of Digital Transformation Projects Fail
    According to Forbes, 7 out of 8 digital transformations fail. The problem is that companies aren’t actually transforming, instead they are only attempting to transform by wedging new mobile applications, engagement layers, or channels on old and br…
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 12:04pm -
  • To Get Ahead with Customer Experience You Need Headless Commerce
    Is your single-stack ecommerce platform limiting your customer experience and your company’s ability to innovate? Compare the capabilities of traditional single-stack ecommerce solutions with headless commerce modern solutions. Single-stack ecommer…
    - 33 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 4:08pm -
  • Hype in Digital Commerce: 5 Rising Technologies to Watch
    Digital commerce is playing a pivotal role in customer experience strategies. The world’s leading research firm, Gartner, recognized that digital commerce is a key way to acquire customers, develop relationships, drive revenue and reduce costs.1 Di…
    - 47 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 3:39pm -
  • Shop with Your Steering Wheel: 3 Opportunities in Connected Car Commerce
    We are entering the age of connected car commerce. Buckle your seatbelts. Gartner predicts that by 2020, 80% of vehicles (roughly 250 million cars) will be connected to the Internet of Things. These hypermobile devices will come complete with hardwar…
    - 54 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 1:43pm -
  • What Does the Consumer Internet of Things Mean for Marketers?
    Today’s post originally ran on TotalRetail and has been updated. The consumer Internet of Things (cIoT) is here. But what exactly is it? It’s hard to believe, but a world in which purchasing will become seamless from thousands of new touchpoints…
    - 67 days ago, 5 Oct 17, 11:52am -
  • Top 4 Reasons Why Headless Commerce is Better for Customer Experience
    As a follow up to a recent post on why top brands are abandoning monolithic ecommerce solutions, this article explores how the future of commerce is proving why a headless commerce solution is a great alternative. Leading brands find that a headless…
    - 75 days ago, 27 Sep 17, 12:57pm -
  • Virtual Versus Augmented Reality? Which One Will Win Out?
    With the launch of iPhone X and ARKit, augmented reality has taken a giant leap toward becoming a mainstream technology rather than just a feature of immersive gaming apps. Both Apple (ARKit) and Google (ARCore) are making AR central to their mobile…
    - 81 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:45pm -
  • The State of APIs: A Cheat-Sheet Infographic
    Leading industry research firm, Gartner Inc., recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. But not all APIs are equal. In commerce where delivering contextual and consistent customer experiences across multi…
    - 90 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 10:53am -

Smart Online Success

  • 7 Habits of Highly Successful People on Social Media
    Last year I heard the unfortunate news that Stephenen Covey had died.  A father of nine and a grandfather of fifty-two Steven has a large family to carry on his legacy. The powerful strategies Stephen taught, like the 7 Habits of Highly Succ…
    - 5 Jul 14, 11:35am -
  • 50 Winning YouTube Success Strategies
     By: Garin Kilpatrick My friends over at The Biz Media recently recorded a panel called “How to Win at YouTube” that took place at NXNE. The panel includes the YouTube stars Harley Morenstein of Epic Meal Time, Peter Chao of pyrobooby, Al…
    - 4 Jul 14, 5:57am -
  • 100 Awesome Success Quotes
    What you are about to read is probably the best list of success quotes in the world. In writing this post I read at least a few thousand quotes including all the quotes in the top ten web pages in Google for the search “success quotes.” Wh…
    - 29 Jun 14, 6:43am -
  • 24 Rank-Boosting SEO Tips
    By: Garin Kilpatrick Every day Google sends my websites thousands of visitors, and this has little to do with luck or chance.  Over the past few years I have applied SEO strategies to my websites, and my traffic has grown. Last year I won a f…
    - 22 Jun 14, 5:32am -
  • HOW TO: Write Mind-Blowing Headlines
    Writing a successful headline is more important than ever in today’s web savvy world of prolific sharing and social media. David Oglivy is often described as “The Father of Advertising” and shared this wisdom about headlines: On the aver…
    - 6 Jun 14, 1:00pm -
  • How to Get More Instagram Followers and Likes
    In February of this year Instagram hit the milestone of 100 million active users.  Since Facebook bought Instagram last year there it is very likely that they will only help this number rise even higher. Instagram is a very active network.  …
    - 28 May 14, 6:48am -

Genius Startup

  • Website Usability: Are You Making These 10 Web Design Mistakes?
    Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. – Steve Jobs, 2003 Web usability is something that most online publishers spend time on, but few spend enough time on. Design and usability…
    - 17 May 13, 2:51pm -
  • WordPress Video Tutorial – How to Use Widgets
    One of the reasons WordPress is such a good way to create a website is because it’s easy to customize. Take Widgets, for example, which make adding new features to your sidebar and other areas of your site as easy…
    - 8 Mar 13, 2:35pm -
  • How To Find and Install Free WordPress Themes
    One of the reasons WordPress is such a popular way of publishing websites is that it’s so easy to make changes without having to edit programming code or hire a web developer or designer. The key to that is Themes…
    - 1 Feb 13, 2:43pm -
  • 6 Google Analytics Statistics You Should Be Tracking
    Google Analytics is the industry standard for measuring website statistics, but the interface and sheer amount of information you can get from it can be overwhelming. Here’s a guide to the key statistics you should be keeping an eye on…
    - 21 Jan 13, 2:35pm -
  • Why WordPress is the Easiest Way to Build a Successful Website
    If you’ve been thinking about starting your own website, you’ve probably seen WordPress mentioned a lot. It’s the most popular way to publish websites and blogs, it powers many of the world’s top online destinations and it’s used by million…
    - 11 Jan 13, 4:10pm -
  • Increase Your Web Traffic With Triberr
    ALERT: Do not believe the “gurus”. The internet is not a push button-operated cash machine that generates money for you while you sip cocktails on a beach in Mexico. If it was, I wouldn’t be here now and neither would…
    - 7 Dec 12, 2:32pm -
  • Social Media Marketing for People in a Hurry
    At the time of writing, Google lists over 3.1 billion pages for the phrase social media, 14 billion for twitter and 19 billion for facebook. That’s a lot of stuff to get through. But most of it is about building…
    - 23 Nov 12, 1:55pm -
  • 116 Niche Social Media Sites for Marketing Your Business
    Quick, how many social media networks are there? Three? Five? Eight? After researching this post, I now know of at least 116 to add to the big, famous networks. Why niche sites matter The trouble with only concentrating your social…
    - 16 Nov 12, 11:56am -
  • 7 Classic Online Business Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
    Knowing what not to do is as important as knowing what to do. Here are arguably the 7 worst ways to start a business. Avoid these and you’re already ahead of the pack. Mistake 1: Not using your own hosting…
    - 9 Nov 12, 1:00pm -
  • How To Use Reseller Hosting to Start an Online Business
    The need to be online has never been greater. If you sell stuff, you can sell more by being online. If you have a customer service business, you can generate more leads by being on the web. Even a business…
    - 2 Nov 12, 2:29pm -

Digital Marketing Blog

  • 77: Marketing lessons learned from our Agency Course launch
    Today for our 77th episode we’ll go even more in-depth with the lessons learned from our successful November 2017 launch for Agency Jumpstart Course. NOTE: This is a companion to episode 75, so it’s probably a good idea to listen to the episode 7…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:08am -
  • 76: Using Common Sense To Build Awesome UX with Els Aerts
    Today for our 76th episode, we will talk with Els Aerts, Co-founder of AGConsult, the best usability and CRO company in whole of Belgium 😃 Now we haven’t talked much about usability on the podcast before, so today’s episode is going to be extr…
    - 12 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 8:08am -
  • 75: Launch Recap
    Today for our 75th episode, I wanted to give a quick recap of the launch we just wrapped up for my Agency Jumpstart Course. By the time this episode goes live, we will have wrapped up my biggest launch to date for any product here at Jeffalytics, and…
    - 19 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 8:08am -
  • 74: Will Google Try To Kill Agencies? A Chat With Maddie Cary
    Today for our 74th episode, we will talk with Maddie Cary, Director of Paid Search at Point It and the biggest Beyonce fan of all time. And those are her words, not mine. Maddie is a top PPC influencer, and an all around bundle of joy to have in your…
    - 26 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 8:08am -
  • 73: Getting ahead of the game
    Today for our 73rd episode, I wanted to add a follow up to our 71st episode when I talked about deep work. This episode I wanted to quickly talk about getting ahead of the game. Specifically, talking about the types of tasks we can do in advance in o…
    - 33 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 8:08am -
  • 72: “100% on Purpose” – Talking Business with John Doherty
    If you have been around the world of SEO in the past few years, you probably recognize John Doherty based on his avatar. At least that’s how I first spotted John, with his signature plaid shirt and beard. John has been a contributor to the SEO worl…
    - 40 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 8:08am -
  • Analytics for Every Stage of Business Growth
    This weekend I had the pleasure of speaking at the DMSS conference in Bali. This was the first year of DMSS, and the conference was an incredible success. To me, the main success metric for a conference is the quality of ideas that you walk away wi…
    - 41 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 8:34am -
  • How to Calculate Your Google AdWords Budget
    How much should I spend on AdWords? Building a Google AdWords budget is one of the toughest challenges faced by both new and experienced pay-per-click marketers. Budget planning can feel overwhelming, time-consuming and downright thankless. But a we…
    - 42 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 12:00am -
  • 71: Deep Work and Your Best Working Conditions
    Today for our 71st episode, I wanted to talk about the concept of deep work, and the conditions that I have found to be most productive. Because I have had a tremendously productive last few weeks holed up here in the mountains in Virginia. The crisp…
    - 47 days ago, 26 Oct 17, 8:09am -
  • 70: Hand Picked Analytics and SEO Advice with Jenny Halasz
    Jenny Halasz and I first crossed paths while we were both speaking at the SMX advanced conference, I believe in 2013. I was blown away by her technical SEO and analytics skills and scrambled to write down notes and look up the tools she mentioned. He…
    - 54 days ago, 19 Oct 17, 8:08am -


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Niche Twitch

  • That Holiday Gift Guide Might Be More Trouble Than You Thought
    If you’re adding a holiday gift guide to your website or blog using Amazon affiliate links, it could just get you in some trouble. I see this happening every year. Bloggers putting loads of work into gift guides, only to have to go back and practic…
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 11:28pm -
  • 30 Done-for-You Gratitude Quote Images to Use for Social Media
    Take a peek at the images you get in this package: Package includes personal use rights: Word document list of quotes (numbered) Text document list of quotes (numbered) Images of each quote (numbered to correspond to the text versions) That’s every…
    - 40 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 2:31pm -
  • Family Recipe PLR Package
    Since retiring my family’s cooking and food blog, I had all of this food related content sitting around doing nothing. I pulled our best and most popular stuff and bundled it all up together into a PLR package for you here. Included in this PLR pac…
    - 50 days ago, 23 Oct 17, 3:36am -
  • Fourth Quarter Niche Picks
    Just because the year is rolling to an end doesn’t mean there isn’t time to start a new project. ceramics and/or clay firing puzzles (physical & digital) modern resume writing smart home security systems custom vitamin subscriptions (like Vitamin…
    - 64 days ago, 8 Oct 17, 2:57pm -
  • Shark Tank Season 9 Premiere
    I love watching Shark Tank with my family. It’s one of the few things that everyone in the house will gather in the living room for. We have fun talking about the different products, seeing the niche opportunities, and hearing the amazing stories t…
    - 71 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 2:23am -
  • Learning, Growing, and Sometimes Laughing with Unsubscribe Requests
    When someone unsubscribes from your mailing list some services allow you to display a message asking why they left the list, and you can receive those messages. It’s an optional thing with AWeber, but I like to get the notices and I’m always inte…
    - 97 days ago, 6 Sep 17, 12:48am -
  • Third Quarter Niche Picks
    I’m running a little behind schedule this quarter, but here we go with a dozen niche picks…. holiday gift lists pressure washers home power generators canning your own foods [PLR content available] collectible train sets and replicas yogurt maker…
    - 1 Sep 17, 2:50pm -
  • Oops! Lost a Domain Name
    So I’ve been a little distracted by life lately. June was busy with the end of the school year, graduation and all the things that go along with that, then I had a minor medical procedure, a bunch of medical tests with a few more scheduled for July…
    - 15 Jul 17, 1:09pm -
  • Testing Article Forge for Creating Content
    First, I want to mention that I clicked on an ad while reading an article about content marketing to learn about this service. That’s something I usually don’t do, so props to the folks at Article Forge for good marketing efforts. I was actually…
    - 1 Jul 17, 8:47pm -
  • 80 Done-For-You Business & Success Quote Images to Use for Social Media
    Take a peek at what you get: It’s a dime sale! The price starts out at just $1.00 and increases with each package purchased until it reaches $11. Package includes personal use rights: Word document list of quotes (numbered) Text document list of qu…
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Business and Blogs

  • The Problem With Goal Setting
    I’m creating this blog post for a couple reasons. First is to tell you about a new direction I’m going with this blog and some changes I’m making and second is to announce another project that I am pursuing. The Problem With Goal Setting… Eac…
    - 23 Oct 15, 6:33pm -
  • Personal Income Report September 2015
    It’s interesting… when it comes to creating income with my business, I’ve been way more concerned with how it’s going to look on my income report than actually putting the money in my bank. I’m not someone who is that motivated by money. Ho…
    - 5 Oct 15, 5:09pm -
  • Personal Income Report August 2015
    August was a great month for me. I will admit right now before you scroll down and find out, that I did not meet all of my goals. I fell short of my income goal as well as my consulting goal… I’ll talk about both of those through the post and gi…
    - 1 Sep 15, 7:24pm -
  • My Business Is Evolving Again
    My business has evolved a ton in 2015. Early in the year, I sold the business and brand that I had spent six years developing and growing. I partnered with my long-time friend, Josh Bartlett, on several incredible projects. I took on the challenge of…
    - 24 Aug 15, 3:08pm -
  • (Moved) 7 Ways To Make Your First Money Online
    Over the last several days, if you’re lucky enough to be on my list, you’ve received several educational emails about the power of belief and how to make your first money online. You see a lot of successful business people who manage to create su…
    - 19 Aug 15, 8:16pm -
  • What I’m Changing About Email
    In my income report for this month, I mentioned that I’ve taken a new approach to email marketing… I have some new philosophies and new strategies that I’d like to test out and I thought some of the things that I’d be doing with email marketi…
    - 14 Aug 15, 7:42pm -
  • Personal Income Report July 2015
    Well, I’m actually a bit bummed about my July goals. I didn’t actually hit most of them… The plan was to launch VidForce towards the end of July and that was going to provide a big spike in income for the month of July. However, when Josh and I…
    - 6 Aug 15, 11:16pm -
  • Personal Income Report June 2015
    I’m on top of it this month! It’s the first of the month and I felt compelled to get the income report up and out today. I update my own income report in a Google Doc about once a week anyway so I already have the data plus June was an improvemen…
    - 1 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • Behind The Curtain Of Our Next Six-Figure Per Year Endeavor
    Josh and I are beginning another journey. We’re creating another revenue stream and, this time, we’re keeping it simple. In all honesty, we tend to overcomplicate things. Josh and I do it all the time and most human beings tend to do it as well.…
    - 18 Jun 15, 12:30pm -
  • Personal Income Report January – May 2015
    I mentioned in a recent post that I was planning on sharing income reports once again. I became so busy with projects that I just haven’t been able to post on this blog as much as I would have liked to. Since the last time I created an income repor…
    - 16 Jun 15, 11:26pm -

Smashing Magazine

  • Understanding CSS Layout And The Block Formatting Context
    There are a few concepts in CSS layout that can really enhance your CSS game once you understand them. This article is about the Block Formatting Context (BFC). You may never have heard of this term, but if you have ever made a layout with CSS, you p…
    - 14 hours ago, 11 Dec 17, 8:14am -
  • How To Iterate Your Way To A Winning Content-Driven Website
    If, like me, you spend most of your days working on content-driven websites, you can feel left out of the cool kid's party. Best practice like Agile, continual iteration, and user feedback don’t sit quite as well when serving up lots of information…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 9:36am -
  • Using Design Workouts To Build World-Class Design Teams
    What do the makers of the most successful products in the world, whether digital or physical, have in common? I bet they put design and user experience at the center of everything they do. These companies recognize that the smallest detail can make o…
    - 4 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 10:26am -
  • Dealing With Stress As A Designer: Here's What Research Says
    The world is a stressful place. That’s probably why if you search for articles about dealing with stress you’ll find lots of great advice. But the problem is that most of it is pretty generic. Eat good food. Exercise. Get plenty of sleep. Those a…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Prototyping (But Were Afraid To Ask)
    Prototypes are my framework for learning new tools, platforms and techniques. A prototype works as hard proof that an idea will or won’t work. It is central to my entire creative process and is the medium I use to relate to the people and businesse…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 2:22am -
  • The Evolution Of User Experience Design
    (This series of articles is kindly supported by Adobe.) We’re fortunate enough to be working at an incredibly exciting time in our industry. Yes, the challenges are considerable, but the opportunities are – equally – transformational. It’s ne…
    - 6 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 6:28am -
  • Copyright Law Essentials All Designers Should Know
    As software designers or developers, you have the important task of ensuring that a program works the way it is supposed to while being efficient, user-friendly, and unique. After all the creativity that is poured into making a program work just righ…
    - 7 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 2:27am -
  • Welcome To The Next Level Of Mobile App Development
    (This is a sponsored article.) As users spend 89% of their mobile time inside apps — and 56% of all traffic is now mobile — creating a mobile app has become a top priority for many businesses. Statistics show that the average American spends more…
    - 8 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • Debugging CSS Grid Layouts With Firefox Grid Inspector
    You may have heard quite a bit of talk about a CSS feature called “Grid” this year. If you are someone who cringes when you hear the words “CSS” and “grid” in the same sentence, then I highly suggest you check out this new CSS module call…
    - 8 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 7:56am -
  • Customizing Admin Columns In WordPress
    (This is a sponsored article.) If you manage a WordPress website, you've probably faced a common problem. How do you get insight into all of your content at a glance? WordPress' admin area does not show you much about your pages, posts, users and com…
    - 10 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 10:46am -
  • Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition)
    To get you in the right mood for December and the upcoming holiday season, artists and designers from across the globe once again got their creative ideas bubbling and created festive and inspiring desktop wallpapers for you. Wallpapers that are a bi…
    - 12 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 5:59am -
  • From Idea To Reality: Designing An App With Sketch And Xcode
    Everyone has an idea for a mobile app, from your mom to the guy you met in line at the grocery store. You might even be one of those people, if you are reading this tutorial. Building your own app really gives you the ability to create anything you c…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 7:12am -
  • Designing Ethics: Shifting Ethical Understanding In Design
    The influence of design is expanding beyond the realms of typography and objects and into healthcare, public policy, education, financial services, and more. Designers working in these emerging design fields are responsible for projects that have sig…
    - 14 days ago, 28 Nov 17, 9:21am -
  • Designing For A Browserless Web
    What happens when we take the web browser out of web browsing? Google’s new "Add to Homescreen" feature delivers fast, focused web experiences that are indistinguishable from those of a native app. What can designers learn from the successes of ear…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 8:23am -
  • Building Accessible Menu Systems
    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Inclusive Components. If you’d like to know more about similar inclusive component articles, follow @inclusicomps on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed. By supporting inclusive-components.desig…
    - 18 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 10:25am -
  • From Cats With Love: Welcome The New Smashing Membership
    We can’t believe it’s actually happening. After 18 months of hard work on the big bang relaunch of this little website, today is the day when everything changes. New design and new technical stack. New personality and new ambitious goals. But mos…
    - 20 days ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:36am -
  • A Comprehensive Guide To Web Design
    (This is a sponsored post). Web design is tricky. Designers and developers have to take a lot of things into account when designing a website, from visual appearance (how the website looks) to functional design (how the website works). To simplify th…
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 9:22pm -
  • Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition)
    To get you in the right mood for December and the upcoming holiday season, artists and designers from across the globe once again got their creative ideas bubbling and created festive and inspiring desktop wallpapers for you. Wallpapers that are a bi…
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 2:25pm -
  • Monthly Web Development Update 11/2017: Browser News, KRACK and Vary Header Caching
    Editor’s Note: Our dear friend Anselm Hannemann summarizes what happened in the web community in the past few weeks in one handy list, so that you can catch up on everything new and important. Enjoy!Welcome back to our monthly reading list. Before…
    - 24 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 6:14pm -
  • Using CSS Grid: Supporting Browsers Without Grid
    When using any new CSS, the question of browser support has to be addressed. This is even more of a consideration when new CSS is used for layout as with Flexbox and CSS Grid, rather than things we might consider an enhancement.In this article, I ex…
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 5:12pm -
  • Mobile Interface Myths You Should Throw Out The Window

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  • Creating Secure Password Resets With JSON Web Tokens
    When a user of your application has forgotten their password, it can and should be reset securely. To accomplish a secure password reset, I will demonstrate how to use JSON Web Tokens (JWT) to generate a URL-safe token. The JWT contains encoded infor…
    - 32 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 1:31pm -
  • 10 Simple Tips To Improve User Testing
    (This is a sponsored post). Testing is a fundamental part of the UX designer’s job and a core part of the overall UX design process. Testing provides the inspiration, guidance and validation that product teams need in order to design great products…
    - 33 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 6:17pm -
  • Maximizing The Design Sprint
    Following a summer of Wonder Woman, Spiderman, and other superhero blockbusters, it’s natural to fantasize about having a superpower of your own. Luckily for designers, innovators, and customer-centric thinkers, a design sprint allows you to see in…
    - 34 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 4:54pm -
  • Right-To-Left Development In Mobile Design
    The Middle Eastern market is growing at a rapid pace, and, as a result, demand for various IT products is also booming in the region. What is peculiar, though, is that Middle Eastern countries require design that is not only compatible with their nee…
    - 35 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 1:04pm -
  • Level-Up Email Campaigns With Customer Journey Mapping
    I became a huge fan of customer journey mapping (CJM) the first time I was introduced to it. And after a few years of mapping, tweaking and presenting maps, my team and I started looking for other more exotic uses of this technique. The law of the in…
    - 38 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 11:41am -
  • Understanding The Vary Header
    The Vary HTTP header is sent in billions of HTTP responses every day. But its use has never fulfilled its original vision, and many developers misunderstand what it does or don’t even realize that their web server is sending it. With the coming of…
    - 39 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 3:35pm -
  • SmashingConf 2018: Fetch Those Early-Bird Tickets!
    Great conferences are all about learning new skills and making new connections. That’s why we’ve set up a couple of new adventures for SmashingConf 2018 — just practical sessions, new formats, new lightning talks, evening sessions and genuine…
    - 41 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 4:09pm -
  • Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers To Make November Even More Colorful (2017 Edition)
    November is a rather gray month in many parts of the world, so what could be better as some colorful inspiration to start it off with the right foot? To tickle your creativity, artists and designers from across the globe once again challenged their a…
    - 42 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 10:27am -
  • A Swift Transition From iOS To macOS Development
    Today started just like any other day. You sat down at your desk, took a sip of coffee and opened up Xcode to start a new project. But wait! The similarities stop there. Today, we will try to build for a different platform! Don’t be afraid. I know…
    - 43 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 11:15am -
  • Quick Wins For Improving Performance And Security Of Your Website
    When it comes to building and maintaining a website, one has to take a ton of things into consideration. However, in an era when people want to see results fast, while at the same time knowing that their information online is secure, all webmasters s…
    - 46 days ago, 26 Oct 17, 3:31pm -
  • The Role Of Storyboarding In UX Design
    To come up with a proper design, UX designers use a lot of different research techniques, such as contextual inquires, interviews and workshops. They summarize research findings into user stories and user flows and communicate their thinking and solu…
    - 47 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 3:37pm -
  • The Front-End Performance Challenge: Make Your Site Blazingly Fast And Win Some Smashing Prizes
    Not too long ago, front-end performance was a mere afterthought. Something that was postponed to the end of a project and that didn’t go much beyond minification, asset optimization, and maybe a few adjustments on the server’s config file. But th…
    - 48 days ago, 24 Oct 17, 4:24pm -
  • We’ve Got A Lil’ Announcement To Make: Rachel Andrew Is SmashingMag’s New Editor-In-Chief
    Sometimes things evolve faster than you think. Something that started as a simple WordPress blog back in September 2006, has evolved into a little Smashing universe — with books, eBooks, conferences, workshops, consultancy, job board and, most rece…
    - 48 days ago, 24 Oct 17, 12:47pm -
  • Stop Designing For Only 85% Of Users: Nailing Accessibility In Design
    As designers, we like to think we are solution-based. But whereas we wouldn’t hesitate to call out a museum made inaccessible by a lack of wheelchair ramps, many of us still remain somewhat oblivious to flaws in our user interfaces. Poor visual des…
    - 49 days ago, 23 Oct 17, 3:35pm -
  • Combining Graphical And Voice Interfaces For A Better User Experience
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