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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

  • Something New We Started Doing…
    I’m Laura, EJ’s Team Leader, and I’ve been working with Yaro and the EJ Team for almost 3 years. Since I joined EJ, my role has morphed into a mix of project manager, HR lady and head cheerleader for our growing team. I still remember the first…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 4:44am -
  • Chris Ducker: How Being ‘You’ Can Be Your Greatest Marketing Asset
     [ Download MP3 | Transcript | iTunes | Soundcloud | Raw RSS ] A few years ago I was at the Gold Coast in Australia, attending Darren Rowse’s Problogger conference as a speaker. On the stage that day was a man I’d know for many years online, b…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 8:55am -
  • Bitcoin or Business?
    I’ve made a lot of money this past year from cryptocurrencies. It has not taken any skill whatsoever to do this. However, it has taken timing… and capital. I had to have money available, money I could afford to lose, and I had to invest this mone…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:46pm -
  • What Is A Many-To-Many Business And How Can This Model Produce Billion Dollar Outcomes
    During the dot-com boom around the year 2000, and the years that followed (before I started this blog in 2005), I was a guy in his early twenties looking for a business idea to make my riches. At that stage, I had built a handful of websites. They we…
    - 50 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 6:45am -
  • 2017 Year In Review: Business Ups And Downs, Cryptocurrencies, Europe, A Solar Startup And More
    [ Download MP3 | Transcript | iTunes | Soundcloud | Raw RSS ] As we head towards the new year, now is a great time to look back over 2017 and review results. In response to a great suggestion from Mani, a member of our Laptop Lifestyle Academy and B…
    - 58 days ago, 25 Dec 17, 11:28pm -

Seth's Blog

  • Status roles
    "I don't have much, but I have more than you do..." The second episode of my podcast is out today, and it's the result of perhaps fifty blog posts I wrote but didn't post, because the topic is too important...       
    - 1 day ago, 21 Feb 18, 3:53am -
  • "The Luckiest Lottery Store..."
    Really? That's the headline in the paper. Of course, there's no such thing as a lucky lottery store. And rational, long-term citizens never buy lottery tickets, because it's a lousy bet. But the idea of the lucky store is precisely...       
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 3:57am -
  • A changemaker's triangle
    Editor, publisher, instigator. The instigator is the author, the dreamer, the writer. She creates a screenplay, founds a non-profit, says what needs to be said. The editor curates. Picks and chooses. Amplifies the essential and deletes the rest. And…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 2:01am -
  • Building, breaking, fixing

    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 3:53am -
  • Quick or smart?
    Your smartphone makes you quick, not smart. Every time you pick up your quickphone, you stop inventing and begin transacting instead. The flow of information and style of interaction rewards your quickness. It helps you make decisions in this moment.…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 3:52am -
  • "I'm not selling anything"
    Of course you are. You're selling connection or forward motion. You're selling a new way of thinking, a better place to work, a chance to make a difference. Or perhaps you're selling possibility, generosity or sheer hard work. It might...      …
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 3:53am -
  • Looking for seekers (who are looking for you)

    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 3:57am -
  • Akimbo, my new podcast, launches today
    Akimbo is a posture of strength and possibility. The chance to make a difference, to bend the culture. It's at the heart of my work. Your work too. The work of making change that we're proud of. And so, a...       
    - 8 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 3:45am -
  • Born to paint?
    More than a hundred billion people have ever lived. Perhaps 1,000 have been widely heralded as artistic geniuses who painted in oils. And perhaps there were another thousand genius physicists and just one Nobel-Prize winning folksinger. We sell ourse…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 3:45am -
  • The first law of organizational thermodynamics
    Energy is either created or destroyed. Newton was right about physics, but in organizations and cultures, the opposite is true. You're either the person who creates energy. Or you're the one who destroys it. You might be the one who...       
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 3:45am -

60 Second Marketer

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Copy Blogger

  • Going to Social Media Marketing World? Brian and Sonia Would Love to See You!
    Will you be heading to San Diego at the end of the month for Social Media Marketing World? Brian and I will — and we’d love to connect! Brian will be giving a talk on Next Level Blogging: From Content Creator to Audience Architect. I’m not spea…
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 10:00am -
  • 5 Ways to Tap into an Endless Wellspring of Creative Content Ideas
    We start out with the best of intentions. We’re going to publish more content. Stick to a schedule. And, of course, make sure all of it is high-quality stuff that people actually want to read. The first week or two are good … and then … You fir…
    - 21 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • Why Informative Content Will Make You Think Content Marketing Doesn’t Work
    You might want to take an extra sip of coffee before you read the next paragraph … We’re going to start with a brief geometry lesson today, but I promise it will be gentle. 🙂 Squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. Similarl…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • How to Outsmart Writer’s Block with Neuroscience
    There are approximately 86 billion neurons in the human brain, give or take a few million. Our next closest competitors in the animal kingdom are gorillas, who have around 33 billion, and then elephants with a far more generous 257 billion. To put al…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • What Content Creators Can Learn from Professional Artists
    Great to see you again! This week was all about art. Some people think of “art” as self-indulgent or impractical, but that’s a dangerous myth. We’re talking about the roll-up-your-sleeves work that adds more artistry to your content — which…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • The ‘Ninja Trait’ that Copywriting Clients Are (Desperately) Looking For
    Maybe you dreamed for years before becoming a professional writer. Maybe you’re still dreaming, trying to work up the courage to take that mighty leap. Once you do, you immediately find out that the dream of writing for a living tends to collide wi…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • You Need Both of These Skill Sets to Keep Your Audience Coming Back for More
    When I’m not performing my typical duties as Rainmaker Digital’s Marketing Technologist, I’m cooking up a storm in my kitchen. Amidst the rhythmic chopping of fresh produce, the clashing of pots and pans, and the roar of boiling water, I realiz…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • The Power of Believing You’re an Artist
    In How to Feel Good as a Writer: an Origin Story, I wrote, “It’s not our job to know all of the whys, whats, and hows of the future. It’s just our job to do the work.” “Doing the work” before you reach professional status in a creative fi…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • 3 Ways to Create ‘Next Level’ Content
    This week, we offered concrete ways to make your content more memorable, more compelling, and more attractive to your audience. The three blog posts and podcast episodes I highlight below each give easy-to-implement advice that can transform your wor…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • Quit Annoying Your Audience! Take 3 Simple Steps to Focus Your Content
    Ever have a friend who tells stories that never seem to go anywhere? It sounds okay at first, then it spins off to a tangent about how they met their spouse, then we go into their first college dorm room, with a side trip to that deeply formative eve…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Feb 18, 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

  • 4 Ways to Use Instagram Insights to Improve Your Marketing
    Do you have an Instagram business account? Wondering how to analyze your Instagram activities? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Instagram Insights to evaluate your followers, posts, stories, and promotions. What Is Instagram Insights? In…
    - 24 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Drive Meaningful Interactions in Facebook Groups
    Are you struggling to get visibility on Facebook? Wondering how a Facebook group could help? In this article, you’ll learn how to use a Facebook group to foster engagement and drive the meaningful interactions favored by Facebook’s news feed algo…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Follow Instagram Hashtags for Business
    Do you use hashtags on Instagram? Wondering how to see posts with specific hashtags in your regular Instagram feed and stories? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Instagram’s Follow Hashtag feature to monitor relevant topics and campaign…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Snapchat Rolls Out New Analytics
    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, we explore Snapchat rolling out new analytics…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Webinars: How to Market and Sell Using Webinars
    Looking for a proven way to sell courses and consulting? Interested in boosting webinar attendance and conversions? To learn about selling products and services via webinars, I interview Amy Porterfield. More About This Show The Social Media Marketin…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Apocalypse: The Journey, Episode 17
    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=dG6dvXW-cUE Watch The Journey: Episode 17 Episode 17 of The Journey follows Mich…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • How to Promote Your YouTube Videos With Google AdWords
    Want to promote your YouTube channel? Wondering how to get started? In this article, you’ll discover how to set up a Google AdWords campaign with YouTube video. #1: Set Up an AdWords Campaign When you know your audience and create awesome videos th…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • 7 Mobile Apps That Create Quality Visual Content
    Do you want to easily create video or images on the go? Looking for easy-to-use apps to enhance your social media visuals? In this article, you’ll discover seven mobile apps for creating quality visual content with your smartphone or tablet. #1: Re…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Instagram Hashtags for More Exposure
    Do you need to up your hashtag game on Instagram? Looking for tips to use Instagram hashtags more effectively? In this article, you’ll learn three ways to use hashtags on Instagram to achieve your marketing goals. Why Instagram Hashtags Matter Hash…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Lower Your Facebook Ad Costs and Get Better Results
    Need to lower the cost of your ads on Facebook? Wondering if increasing your post engagement can help? Building engagement on your posts sends positive signals to the Facebook algorithm, which can boost your reach, increase the size of your warm audi…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Branded Content Policy Update
    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, we explore updates to Facebook’s branded co…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • YouTube Community Tab: How YouTube Is Changing
    Want to keep your YouTube subscribers engaged? Interested in new YouTube features that help promote your videos? To explore big changes from YouTube, I interview Tim Schmoyer. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand ta…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Turning Point: The Journey, Episode 16
    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=AsuostD12rs Watch The Journey: Episode 16 Episode 16 of The Journey follows Mich…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • 6 Blogger Tools for Sharing and Promoting New Content
    Do you want more people to find your blog posts? Looking for tools to help? In this article, you’ll discover six tools that will help boost the visibility of your blog posts. #1: Automate Sharing With SmarterQueue SmarterQueue is an evergreen sched…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Use the YouTube Community Tab to Engage Subscribers

    - 15 days ago, 7 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • 7 Twitter Hashtag Research Tools for Marketers
    Do you use hashtags for marketing campaigns on Twitter? Looking for hashtag tools to help improve your use of hashtags? In this article, you’ll find seven hashtag tools for researching and reporting on Twitter hashtags. Why Is Researching Twitter H…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Use the Facebook Audience Overlap Tool to Prevent Ad Fatigue
    Do you need to improve your Facebook ad performance? Wondering how to avoid serving the same ad to the same people too many times? In this article, you’ll discover the common causes of ad fatigue and how to solve audience overlap. Why Ad Fatigue Ma…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Instagram Launches New API With Scheduling
    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, we explore Instagram’s new API with schedul…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Video Content to Sell
    Wondering how video can support your sales process? Looking for tips on how to use video in your marketing funnel? To explore how video can turn leads into customers, I interview Marcus Sheridan. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcas…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Email Nightmares: The Journey, Episode 15
    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=N_ZLFF_v_y8 Watch The Journey: Episode 15 Episode 15 of The Journey follows Mich…
    - 21 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • How to Turn Blog Posts Into a Video Funnel
    Do you want more business from your blog posts? Looking for tips to qualify leads more effectively? In this article, you’ll discover how to warm up and convert prospects by turning blog posts into a three-part video funnel. Building Awareness, Enga…
    - 21 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Drive Traffic With Your Facebook Cover Photo
    Want to drive Facebook traffic to your website without using ads? Wondering how your Facebook cover image can help? In this article, you’ll discover how to use your Facebook cover image to generate clicks that convert into leads. Why Use Your Faceb…
    - 22 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Facebook Lead Ads for More Prospects
    Need more qualified leads from Facebook? Have you used Facebook lead ads? With the arrival of Facebook Zero, pages will effectively see little or no organic reach without some form of ad budget. The money you spend needs to show a return. In this art…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Sell More With Facebook Custom Audiences
    Want more sales from your Facebook ads? Wondering which type of Facebook custom audience works best at each stage of the customer journey? In this article, you’ll discover how to pair Facebook custom audiences with different types of prospects to c…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • YouTube Monetization and Partnership Changes
    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, we explore we explore YouTube monetization an…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Jan 18, 5:00am -

RocketMill

  • Video: Automation – Changing the Face of Media
    Automation is here to stay and, as Paid Media marketers, we must learn to embrace it. I explain how automation and machine learning has changed and what we can expect in the future.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Video: The Grammar of Graphics
    A good visual is the key to making your data impactful. I explain what the grammar of graphics is, and how to tell a memorable story with your visuals.
    - 8 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 2:59am -
  • Video: How to Do Personalisation Without Doing Personalisation
    Personalisation doesn’t have to be highly technical and expensive. I reveal how you can implement ‘one-to-some’ personlisation with tools you already have available.
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 2:57am -
  • Video: Symantec SSL Certification – Do Browsers Trust Your ‘Secure’ Site?
    Google has lost trust in Symantec SSL certificates, which accounts for a third of SSL certificates across the web. I explain why, and what you should do if you’re affected.
    - 17 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 10:45am -
  • Video: Don’t Believe the Stereotype
    Stereotyping – is it dangerous, or necessary? I explain why, as humans, we need stereotypes, but why, as marketers, we must be cautious of them.
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 4:22am -
  • Video: Data Visualisation – You’re Doing It All Wrong!
    Are your data visualisations too cluttered and confusing? I explain how you can simplify your visuals, whilst amplifying the impact of your data.
    - 31 days ago, 22 Jan 18, 9:56am -
  • Video: Why You Should Audit & Prune Your Content
    This year, our Content Team has been busy removing content – not just creating it. I explain why deleting pages can have a positive effect on your website, and how to identify useless content.
    - 42 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 3:36am -
  • Video: Advertise or Die!
    Do advertisers deserve the negative reputation they’re often given? I explain why advertising and marketing is crucial and how it can be a force for good.
    - 45 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 4:01am -
  • Video: How to Design an Amazon Alexa Skill, Part 3
    In the third part of my series on designing an Amazon Alexa Skill, I explore the Flash Briefing Skill. If you missed earlier videos, watch now to find out the fundamentals of building a skill and the steps to launching a skill.
    - 50 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 3:03am -
  • Five SEO Trends in 2018 That Will Influence Organic Search
    To stay ahead of the competition in online search you can’t just copy the market leader in your industry. You have to plan ahead and prepare your website for future algorithm changes. There’s no guarantee a website ranking number one for a specif…
    - 62 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 5:49am -

Biznology

  • Are marketers fueling the fake news industry?
    If you are an average marketer, you don’t likely feel responsible for the outbreak of fake news over the last few years. The post Are marketers fueling the fake news industry? appeared first on Biznology.
    - 21 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • You’re the culmination of what you’ve shared and kept online
    If you haven’t been writing about what you know about marketing, public relations (PR), digital advertising, social media marketing, influencer marketing, content The post You’re the culmination of what you’ve shared and kept online appeared f…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:43am -
  • The Wikipedia test for content marketing
    Copywriters sometimes assume that customers already understand the product – but usually, they don’t. Good content marketing educates the customer. To see The post The Wikipedia test for content marketing appeared first on Biznology.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • Lessons from one year of Instagram stories
    As we look back on the first year of Instagram stories, there are lessons we can learn that we can apply to our The post Lessons from one year of Instagram stories appeared first on Biznology.
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • How promotional products fit in with the modern consumer
    Advertisers have a challenging job of increasing recall and improving resonance with consumers. That is where promotional products, branded gifts, and giveaways The post How promotional products fit in with the modern consumer appeared first on Bizn…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • The emerging challenges for managing brand risk
    Last year was a watershed year for business and our society, where rising populism, Trump’s polarizing accusations, and various socio-economic trends have The post The emerging challenges for managing brand risk appeared first on Biznology.
    - 8 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • Influencer marketing is fully integrating with social media marketing strategy
    I just submitted a proposal on behalf of Gerris Corp and a partner agency in response to a request for proposal (RFP) The post Influencer marketing is fully integrating with social media marketing strategy appeared first on Biznology.
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 9:10am -
  • A/B testing your email marketing
    As we’ve discussed over the past few months, there are a lot of factors that contribute to the success (or failure) of The post A/B testing your email marketing appeared first on Biznology.
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 8:00am -
  • What is a keyword ontology?
    A keyword ontology is a knowledge graph describing relationships between the keywords your target audiences frequently use in search queries and the The post What is a keyword ontology? appeared first on Biznology.
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 8:00am -

Social Media Examiner

  • Webinars: How to Market and Sell Using Webinars
    Looking for a proven way to sell courses and consulting?Interested in boosting webinar attendance and conversions?To learn about selling products and services via webinars, I interview Amy Porterfield.More About This ShowThe Social Media Market…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • YouTube Community Tab: How YouTube Is Changing
    Want to keep your YouTube subscribers engaged?Interested in new YouTube features that help promote your videos?To explore big changes from YouTube, I interview Tim Schmoyer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Video Content to Sell
    Wondering how video can support your sales process?Looking for tips on how to use video in your marketing funnel?To explore how video can turn leads into customers, I interview Marcus Sheridan.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podc…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • Storytelling With Video: The Journey
    Want to use video to help more people know, like, and trust you?Wondering how to create episodic video content that keeps people watching?To explore how and why we produce a weekly video documentary, I pull back the curtain on our show, The Journ…
    - 27 days ago, 26 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Facebook News Feed Changes: Why We Need a New Strategy
    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, we explore Facebook news feed changes with Micha…
    - 33 days ago, 20 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • YouTube Ranking: How to Get More Views on YouTube
    Want to increase the visibility of your YouTube videos?Wondering how to help your videos perform well with the YouTube algorithm?To explore how to get more views for your videos on YouTube, I interview Sean Cannell.More About This ShowThe Socia…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Facebook Video Ad Sequences: Converting by Addressing Objections
    Do you use Facebook video ads?Want them to be more effective?To explore how to use Facebook video ads to sell in a very creative way, I interview Tommie Powers.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio sh…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Twitter Renaissance: Is It Time to Reconsider Twitter?
    Wondering what advantages Twitter offers social media marketers?Looking for tips on interacting with customers?To explore the opportunities marketers have on Twitter, I interview Mark Schaefer.More About This ShowThe Social Media Marketing podc…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Using Facebook Ads to Turn New Customers Into Repeat Customers
    Looking for tips on building customer loyalty?Need innovative ideas to generate more revenue?To explore how to use Facebook ads to turn your new customers into loyal fans and repeat customers, I interview Maxwell Finn.More About This ShowThe So…
    - 55 days ago, 29 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • LinkedIn Native Video: What Marketers Need to Know
    Wondering how LinkedIn native video could help your marketing?Interested in tips for sharing LinkedIn video that grows your reach and leads?To explore what you need to know about LinkedIn native video, I interview Viveka von Rosen.More About Thi…
    - 62 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • Video Creator to Traditional Media Star: The Zach King Story
    Want to know how a well-known creator and book author got his start on YouTube?Interested in how he grew his business on social media platforms?To explore how making YouTube tutorials ultimately led to a book and movie deal, I interview Zach King…
    - 69 days ago, 15 Dec 17, 5:00am -
  • 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…
    - 76 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…
    - 83 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…
    - 90 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…
    - 97 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

Six Pixels of Separation

  • Is The Bank Of Amazon Coming 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…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 7:40am -
  • Become A Superconnector With Scott Gerber - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #606 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.Everywhere I look, I see the book Superconnector. Online, in bookstores at the airport. What kind of connector would I be without trying to pin…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 6:14am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #399
    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…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 11:22am -
  • Mr. Zuckerberg... Tear Down That Algorithm
    Every time that Facebook changes their news feed (and the algorithm that feeds it), Facebook changes.Some of those changes are for the good. Some of them make Facebook (somewhat) unusable for many users. Their most recent shift in the news feed was…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 10:46am -
  • The Gravity Of Elon Musk 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…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 6:13am -
  • Next Level Negotiation Skills With Chris Voss - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #605 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.His book is easily one of the best books that I have read in a very long time. The concept of negotiating has been a hot topic for authors and b…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Feb 18, 2:03pm -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #398
    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…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 9:10am -
  • The Super Bowl Of Advertising 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…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 7:37am -
  • Your Customer's Secret Lingo With Jeffrey Shaw - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #604 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.Slowly and surely famed commercial photographer, Jeffrey Shaw, is becoming known at the "lingo guy." Who would have thought that a shy teenager…
    - 18 days ago, 4 Feb 18, 12:38pm -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #397
    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…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Feb 18, 2:37pm -
  • Amazon's New Retail Stores 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…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 2:06pm -
  • Building The Best Creative Teams With Todd Henry - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #603 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.There is no doubt that when it comes to writing business books on the creative process and how it flows in business today, Todd Henry is the gol…
    - 25 days ago, 28 Jan 18, 2:27pm -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #396
    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…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Jan 18, 11:43am -
  • Why Facebook Is Cleaning Up The Neighborhood
    Brands (and the people that work for them) are going apoplectic about where Facebook is headed next. Investors are a bit nervous, too.What sparked it all? Facebook founder and brainchild, Mark Zuckerberg, just published a long post about how Faceb…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Jan 18, 6:43am -
  • The Energy Behind Cryptocurrency 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…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Jan 18, 7:31am -
  • Same Side Selling With Ian Altman - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #602 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.Ian has become a good friend over the years. That should come as no surprise, once you listen to this show. Business leaders call on Ian Altman…
    - 32 days ago, 21 Jan 18, 1:12pm -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #395
    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…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:33pm -
  • Facebook Made Some Big Changes 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…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 8:13am -
  • Dan Heath On The Power Of Moments - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #601 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.The Heath Brothers (Chip and Dan) write some of the most compelling business books that that world has ever read. To this day, Made To Stick rem…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 5:02pm -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #394
    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…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 11:37am -
  • Smart Women In The New Economy With Magdalena Yesil - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #600 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.She has one of the most illustrious and prolific careers as a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. She's been in that business for close to thr…
    - 46 days ago, 7 Jan 18, 8:53am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #393
    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…
    - 46 days ago, 6 Jan 18, 4:55pm -
  • Better Brand Stories With Mark Evans - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #599 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.There is a real struggle in business today. Regardless of how far brands have travelled, when it comes to advertising, social media and content…
    - 53 days ago, 31 Dec 17, 6:10am -
  • The Business Of Expertise With David C. Baker - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
    Episode #598 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.Sometimes you come across an individual (and a book) and it just mystifies you. How is it possible that you had not heard of this person's work…
    - 59 days ago, 25 Dec 17, 6:38am -
  • Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #392
    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…
    - 62 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 4:46pm -

New Affiliate Marketing Tips

Avinash Kaushik

  • Five Strategies for Slaying the Data Puking Dragon.
    If you bring sharp focus, you increase chances of attention being diverted to the right places. That in turn will drive smarter questions, which will elicit thoughtful answers from available data. The result will be data-influenced actions that resul…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 4:34am -
  • Unsexy Fundamentals Focus: User Experiences That Print Money
    Like me, I'm sure you are working on complex challenges when it comes to data. Multi-petabyte data warehouses. Multi-touch, cross-channel attribution analysis. Media mix modeling. Predictive analytics. Human-centric analysis. Oh, and let's not forget…
    - 45 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 4:18am -
  • 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…
    - 76 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.…
    - 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 -

GetElastic

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

  • 88: We Are All Creators With Miles Beckler
    Today for our 88th episode, we will talk with Miles Beckler. Miles and his wife run a successful niche media company with authority sites in the spirituality and meditation space. Miles also teaches marketing for free on YouTube. Miles and I met last…
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  • Google Analytics Conversion Tracking and Retroactive Goals
    Before we get into Google Analytics conversion tracking, I have a question for you. What’s the most important function of your website?   Think about this answer for a few minutes, because it actually has everything to do with tracking conversion…
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  • Behind the Scenes of our Recording Setup for the 90 Day Challenge Videos
    Think you need a fancy production studio to start recording videos for your business? Maybe you don’t! In Today’s episode of Behind the Scenes, we’ll look at my video recording setup for the 90 Day challenge. We are producing almost all of our…
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  • Tools of the Trade: Scheduling podcasts using Acuity Scheduling
    Our process for Scheduling podcasts Let’s start with the problem: Maintaining my calendar sucks. It’s not that I’m “too busy” or that I’m some sort of special delicate snowflake. I’m just trying to navigate this crazy world of 24/7 push…
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  • 87: 10 Things I No Longer Believe
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  • How to Setup Cross-Domain Tracking in Google Analytics
    In this post, we’re going to delve deep into a topic that keeps analytics consultants in business – Cross-domain tracking. Cross-domain tracking is a term we use to describe the act of tracking multiple domains in a single Google Analytics prope…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 2:00am -
  • How to Create a Simple Video Script for Content Marketing
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  • Tools of the Trade: Managing Production Schedules with Asana – Asana Review
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  • How to create a Google Analytics SEO dashboard
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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…
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  • 30 Done-for-You Gratitude Quote Images to Use for Social Media
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    - 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…
    - 23 Oct 17, 3:36am -
  • Fourth Quarter Niche Picks
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    - 8 Oct 17, 2:57pm -
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    - 2 Oct 17, 2:23am -
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    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…
    - 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 -
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    - 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 -
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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

  • Bringing Together React, D3, And Their Ecosystem
    Since its creation in 2011, D3.js has become the de facto standard for building complex data visualizations on the web. React is also quickly maturing as the library of choice for creating component-based user interfaces.Both React and D3 are two ex…
    - 21 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 7:30am -
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    (This is a sponsored article.) With the big picture established — mapping user journeys and defining your design’s look and feel — my fifth article in this series of ten articles dives into the details of designing user interface components.UX…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Feb 18, 4:00am -
  • A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide (Part 1)
    As a veteran designer, developer and project manager on more sites than I can count, I've identified a common problem with many web projects: failure to plan. As the same issues come up repeatedly in my work, I've written this guide in order to help…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:50am -
  • Designing A Perfect Responsive Configurator
    Here’s a little challenge for you. How would you design a responsive interface for a custom car configurator? The customer should be able to adjust colors, wheels, exterior details, interior details and perhaps accessories — on small and large sc…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 6:30am -
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    A CFP, or Call For Proposals (sometimes also known as a Call For Papers), is a request for speakers to send their proposed talk ideas to a conference. The conference will review the proposals and decide who to ask to speak. Popular conferences can re…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 3:00am -
  • Monthly Web Development Update 2/2018: The Grown-Up Web, Branding Details, And Browser Fast Forward
    Every profession is a wide field where many people find their very own, custom niches. So are design and web development today. I started building my first website with framesets and HTML4.0, images and a super limited set of CSS, and — oh so fancy…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 6:37am -
  • Designing For User Interfaces: Icons As Visual Elements For Screen Design
    (This is a sponsored article.) Icons are everywhere. They have been around for a long time, and it’s difficult to imagine a world without icons or symbols today. Only designers will know how much effort and time is needed to not only make them help…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 2:45am -
  • Learning Framer By Creating A Mobile App Prototype
    The time of static user interfaces is long gone. Designing interactive prototypes is the best approach to expressing your ideas and explaining them to clients and stakeholders. Or, as Jerry Cao of UXPin puts it: "Nothing brings you closer to the func…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • How To Streamline WordPress Multisite Migrations With MU-Migration
    Migrating a standalone WordPress site to a site network (or “multisite”) environment is a tedious and tricky endeavor, the opposite is also true. The WordPress Importer works reasonably well for smaller, simpler sites, but leaves room for improve…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary
    It’s been impossible to ignore all of the hype surrounding JavaScript frameworks lately, but they might not be the right fit for your projects. Perhaps you don’t want to set up an entire build system for some small abstractions you could feasibly…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 10:50am -
  • A Comprehensive Guide To Mobile App Design
    (This is a sponsored article.) More than ever, people are engaging with their phones in crucial moments. The average US user spends 5 hours per day on mobile. The vast majority of that time is spent in apps and on websites.The difference between a g…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 11:00am -
  • Using SSE Instead Of WebSockets For Unidirectional Data Flow Over HTTP/2
    When building a web application, one must consider what kind of delivery mechanism they are going to use. Let’s say we have a cross-platform application that works with real-time data; a stock market application providing ability to buy or sell sto…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • Free Adobe XD Icon Sets Made By Legendary Designers
    (This is a sponsored article.) Our friends at Adobe unveiled a very special goodie at the Awwwards Conference in Berlin today. A goodie which is too good to miss: They asked three renowned designers to create exclusive free icon sets to use in Adobe…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 9:00am -
  • Native And PWA: Choices, Not Challengers!
    It’s hard to tell exactly where the rift between “native” and “web” really started. I feel like it’s one of those things that had been churning just below the surface since the early days of Flash, only to erupt more recently with the ris…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • A Comprehensive Guide To User Experience Design
    (This is a sponsored article.) Having undertaken initial user research and analyzed your research findings, the next phase of the design process is to apply what you’ve learned by developing a series of designs to test your assumptions. In the four…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 5:00am -
  • 77 Hand-Drawn Space Icons That’ll Take You Into Unexplored Territories (Freebie)
    When you were small, haven’t you ever dreamt of becoming the commander of a space mission? Of exploring outer space and seing the Earth from above? Well, you might not have made it into an actual space shuttle, but maybe you still carry this fascin…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 9:30am -
  • Submitting Forms Without Reloading The Page: AJAX Implementation In WordPress
    If you have ever wanted to send a form without reloading the page, provide a look-ahead search function that prompts the user with suggestions as they type, or auto-save documents, then what you need is AJAX (also known as XHR). A behind-the-scenes r…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • Live Stream From Awwwards Berlin 2018: Showcasing Trends In UX Design
    Designing the best experience is a challenge, and every designer and developer has their own way of tackling it. But, well, no matter how different our approaches are, one thing is for sure: We can learn a lot from each other.To give you your dose o…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 2:00am -
  • Taking A Look At The State Of Progressive Images And User Perception
    “Progressive Images” is a hot topic these days. We often come across articles explaining techniques on how to avoid showing an empty space where an image will load. Medium and Facebook are examples of websites and mobile apps that apply this patt…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Mobile App With Facial Recognition Feature: How To Make It Real
    Imagine an application that can, in real time, analyze a user’s emotional response while they’re interacting with an app or website. Or imagine a home device that recognizes you and tunes in to your favorite TV channel.Yes, today’s article is…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 8:30am -
  • Exploring New Worlds: A Smashing Creativity Challenge
    Time flies! Did you know that it has been more than nine years already since we first embarked on our wallpapers adventure? Nine years is a long time, and sometimes we all should break out of our comfort zones and try something new, right?We'd love…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Using Media Queries For Responsive Design In 2018
    Back in July 2010, I wrote an article for Smashing Magazine entitled “How To Use CSS3 Media Queries To Create A Mobile Version of Your Website.” Almost eight years on, that article still receives a lot of traffic. I thought it would be a nice ide…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • What Is The Best Advice You Have Ever Received? Our Community Speaks.
    The beginning of a new year seems like a perfect time to think about what we web professionals do, why we do it, how we could do it better and even how we could have more fun doing it.Like everyone, we learn lessons as we make our way through life a…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 3:00am -
  • How To Make A Dynamic Website Become Static Through A Content CDN
    Smashing Magazine gave us a little surprise recently: Its website has been completely overhauled, switching away from WordPress to Netlify. One of the several reasons for the move is cost: Netlify allows for a static version of a website, which can b…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • Content Marketing And WordPress: Tips, Plugins, And How To Make An Impact
    Content marketing is the practice of creating a piece of content (generally digital) that is both useful and valuable to certain members of your target market(s).This piece of content is generally free, though it may be hidden behind a simple email/…
    - 21 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • Debugging JavaScript With A Real Debugger You Did Not Know You Already Have
    console.log can tell you a lot about your app, but it can't truly debug your code. For that, you need a full-fledged JavaScript debugger. The new Firefox JavaScript debugger can help you write fast, bug-free code. Here's how it works.In this example…
    - 21 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 4:00am -
  • Think Less, Embrace More: Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers For February 2018
    Time flies by… The first month of the new year is already behind us, and with February just around the corner, it's time for some fresh inspiration. So how about some wallpapers to tickle your ideas? Wallpapers that are a bit more distinctive as th…
    - 22 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 6:21am -
  • A Comprehensive Guide To Product Design
    (This is a sponsored article.) What is a product? Until recently, the term was used only in relation to something material and often found in a retail store. Nowadays, it is coming to mean digital products as well. Apps and websites are modern produc…
    - 22 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • A GraphQL Primer: The Evolution Of API Design (Part 2)
    In Part 1 we looked at how APIs have evolved over the last few decades and how each one gave way to the next. We also talked about some of the particular drawbacks of using REST for mobile client development. In this article, I want to look at where…
    - 22 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 3:50am -
  • Respect Always Comes First
    The past years have been remarkable for web technologies. Our code has become modular, clean and well-defined. Our tooling for build processes and audits and testing and maintenance has never been so powerful. Our design process is systematic and eff…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 11:15am -
  • Automated Browser Testing With The WebDriver API
    Manually clicking through different browsers as they run your development code, either locally or remotely, is a quick way to validate that code. It allows you to visually inspect that things are as you intended them to be from a layout and functiona…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 9:30am -
  • Enter The Dragon (Drop): Accessible List Reordering
    Over the years of being a web developer with a focus on accessibility, I have mostly dealt with widely-adopted, standardized UI components, well supported by assistive technologies (AT). For these types of widgets, there are concise ARIA authoring pr…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 4:00am -
  • Offboarding In The Online World
    By now, we’ve all heard about onboarding — the beginning of a relationship between a company and a user — but what about offboarding? Both go hand in hand as being two of the most important interactions you can have with a user, but offboarding…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Be Watchful: PHP And WordPress Functions That Can Make Your Site Insecure
    Security of a WordPress (or any) website is a multi-faceted problem. The most important step anyone can take to make sure that a site is secure is to keep in mind that no single process or method is sufficient to ensure nothing bad happens. But there…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Jan 18, 8:50am -
  • Using Gradients In User Experience Design
    (This is a sponsored article.) Color has the potential to make or break product. Today you’ll learn how to use gradients for a website in Adobe XD through a very useful tutorial. In the last Adobe XD release, radial gradients were added so that des…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Jan 18, 4:06am -
  • A GraphQL Primer: Why We Need A New Kind Of API (Part 1)
    In this series, I want to introduce you to GraphQL. By the end, you should understand not just what it is but also its origins, its drawbacks and the basics of how to work with it. In this first article, rather than jumping into the implementation, I…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 6:50am -
  • Optimizing Sketch Files: Lessons Learned In Creating The Reduce App (Case Study)
    Sketch had brought totally new standards for file sizes. You no longer see 10 GB Photoshop files all over the place. Nevertheless, huge Sketch files exist, and they slow down Sketch. As a result, your productivity slows down as well.Let’s be hones…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Work-Life Balance: Tips From The Community
    In order to encourage web professionals to consider some of the key points of their working lives in this still nascent industry, we asked folks on Twitter and Facebook to share their best work-life balance tips that worked really well for them. We r…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Jan 18, 4:30am -
  • Now You See Me: How To Defer, Lazy-Load And Act With IntersectionObserver
    Once upon a time, there lived a web developer who successfully convinced his customers that sites should not look the same in all browsers, cared about accessibility, and was an early adopter of CSS grids. But deep down in his heart it was performanc…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Jan 18, 6:43am -
  • Monthly Web Development Update 1/2018: Browser Diversity, Ethical Design, And CSS Alignment
    I hope you had a great start into the new year. And while it’s quite an arbitrary date, many of us take the start of the year as an opportunity to try to change something in their lives. I think it’s well worth doing so, and I wish you the best o…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 8:17am -
  • How To Internationalize Your WordPress Website
    On September 30th, 2017, the international WordPress community united for 24 hours to translate the WordPress ecosystem. For the third time, #WPTranslationDay fused an all-day translating marathon with digital and contributor day events designed to p…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:43am -
  • Learning Elm From A Drum Sequencer (Part 2)
    In part one of this two-part article, we began building a drum sequencer in Elm. We learned the syntax, how to read and write type-annotations to ensure our functions can interact with one another, and the Elm Architecture, the pattern in which all E…
    - 35 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:57am -
  • A Comprehensive Guide To UX Research
    (This is a sponsored article.) Before embarking upon the design phase of any project, it’s critical to undertake some research so that the decisions you make are undertaken from an informed position. In this third article of my series for Adobe XD,…
    - 36 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 4:30am -
  • Understanding And Using REST APIs
    There’s a high chance you came across the term “REST API” if you’ve thought about getting data from another source on the internet, such as Twitter or Github. But what is a REST API? What can it do for you? How do you use it?In this article,…
    - 36 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:01am -
  • How Big Is That Box? Understanding Sizing In CSS Layout
    A key feature of Flexbox and Grid Layout is that they can deal with distributing available space between, around and inside grid and flex items. Quite often this just works, and we get the result we were hoping for without trying very hard. This is b…
    - 37 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:50am -
  • Free Online Event On Building And Maintaining Design Systems
    (This is a sponsored article.) Everybody's talking about design systems, but they are more than just a trend. They are a best practice for design consistency and efficiency between designers and developers.Back in the day, only large companies could…
    - 37 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:25am -
  • How To Make A Drag-and-Drop File Uploader With Vanilla JavaScript
    It’s a known fact that file selection inputs are difficult to style the way developers want to, so many simply hide it and create a button that opens the file selection dialog instead. Nowadays, though, we have an even fancier way of handling file…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 6:12am -
  • Air Lookout Is The Side Project That Changed My Design Process Forever
    In February of 2015, I began working on an iOS app called Air Lookout. The goal of the app was to simplify and remove any obfuscation of air quality information. After over a year of working nights and weekends, the total net income since it launched…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 7:16am -
  • Universal Principles Of User Experience Design
    (This is a sponsored article.) As designers working in an ever-changing field, it’s important that we develop an understanding of the timeless design principles that underpin everything we do. In the second article in my series for Adobe XD, I’ll…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 3:48am -
  • Learning Elm From A Drum Sequencer (Part 1)
    If you’re a front-end developer following the evolution of single page applications (SPA), it’s likely you’ve heard of Elm, the functional language that inspired Redux. If you haven’t, it’s a compile-to-JavaScript language comparable with S…
    - 42 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 7:00am -

Top 3 Internet Marketing Books

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      Getting Started with eCommerce So, you’re thinking about starting an eCommerce business… Congratulations! It is an exciting and rewarding path full of new experiences, skills, and if you do it right, profits. The first step to starting an online…
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