Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift for the businessman or woman in your life, or you’re a business person yourself who is interested in the latest tech on the market, these 10 gadgets are must-have items.
Whether you’re just getting started in the world of social media or have long-established yourself as a social marketing wizard, launching a brand-new Twitter profile or Facebook page can be a laboriously time-consuming process, especially when it comes to working out the sizes of all the images you need to make your channels — or those of your clients — stand out from the crowd....
Everyone is talking about storytelling: We talk about storytelling. You talk about storytelling. Storytelling gets people excited, it’s relatable, and it’s a successful marketing strategy across the board. We recently published a post explaining why storytelling works in general (if you missed it, check it out here), and we wanted take it up a notch and look at how storytelling is working in B2B and SaaS industries, where past marketing tactics were mathematical, calculated, and much less human than storytelling.
Wow, it seems like there are a million small business accounting apps on the market, with more coming out all the time. In fact, many of them are great, and one is often just as good as another, in terms of features. So it becomes a challenge to distinguish one accounting app for another, especially for small business owners who hate accounting. Let's face it, that's the case quite often - maybe most of the time!
"We'll never stop employing people of different generations here. Although it's a challenge to work together, meshing new ideas, different energy levels, and time-tested experience, I'm a firm believer that evolution only happens by getting outside the comfort zone. There's great value in the diversity of our employees. They provide insight on our wide range of customers, giving us a well-balanced perspective."
Over the last couple of years, we have seen quadcopters and drones do some incredible things. These algorithm-based flying machines have been seen mapping the inside of a building, operating autonomously as a [...]
Being a great leader isn't just about what you say. It's also about how you say it.
That's why successful founders are also masters of body language: Whether it's a positive gesture like giving two thumbs up, or a power pose like standing with your arms crossed, people tend to move in ways that reflect their personality and style.
Inc. spoke with Carol Kinsey Goman, a body language coach and author of several books on the subject, including The Silent Language of Leaders, to discern the meaning of specific body movements. Goman points out that even the most powerful speech can be compromised by overly "warm" nonverbal cues, like nodding too much or smiling to take the edge off a negative comment. Be careful with these, as they can undermine your credibility.
Instead, you should look to the positive gestures that many successful entrepreneurs have already adopted.
But with the impending convergence of in-home connected devices, such as smart refrigerators, washing machines, and coffee makers, and technology platforms for instant replenishment, such as Amazon Dash, the home and shelf are merging. Why would a consumer need a shopping list, or have to visit a store, when their consumable items just show up at their home when they need them?...
The very idea is enough to send Apple faithful and fanbois into a frenzy: an iCar! It appears Apple is working on its own electric car project – code-named “Titan” – and is intent on giving Tesla “a run for its money.”
As a busy business owner, you likely don’t have time to create new content at the rate at which your audience demands it. Yet, with content marketing now being the #1 driver of search rankings, you can’t afford not to be constantly publishing new content.
Fortunately, there are ways you can take your existing content and feed it to the content marketing beast. With a little bit of elbow grease and some creativity, you can edit and re-use what you already have, and turn it into something your audience can’t get enough of!...
When you’re creating useful, actionable, epic content, everyone deserves to see it.
So how do you get your hard work and effort seen by the largest audience possible?
We’ve considered that question often at Buffer, as we try to maximize our content so it reaches the people who need it. There are certain strategies you can put into place for spreading your content far and wide, and there are a good number of tools that can help these strategies run super smooth. Here are the tools we use (and the strategies we love)....
How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you’ll be the rest of the day.
“Getting off on the right foot isn’t just important with relationships, it’s important with the start of any workday, as well — particularly busy ones,” says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of “You Can’t Be Serious! Putting Humour to Work.” “The first 10 minutes can also set the tone and your attitude for the day — so it’s imperative that you start it off right, with a clean slate.
As a social platform, LinkedIn takes it lumps. There is the perception that it is a business job site, corporate networking site, not as good for business development as other platforms, and so on. But, ignoring LinkedIn in your small business marketing strategy is folly.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
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Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.