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Advanced Tips and Hacks To Help You Reuse Old Content for More Traffic

Dumb Little Man

Creating stunning new content regularly is a hell of a task, I know. Are you plagued by the same concerns? Low on time to create converting content? Looking for smart ways to use your old and existing content to drive more visits to your blog? Here are 5 superb methods to help you create new content faster. Transform Your Webinar Content Into A Series of YouTube Episodes. If you have already done a few webinars, you can reuse them to drive visits to your websites.

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The Large and Rapidly Growing U.S. On-Demand Economy

Small Business Labs

The research firm BIA/Kelsey estimates that in 2016 local U.S. on-demand economy generated $34 billion in revenue. They are forecasting this will grow to $57 billion in 2017.    BIA/Kelsey is an analyst firm focusing on the local advertising and marketing marketplace. Because of this, they have a relatively narrow definition of the on-demand economy. They only include consumer transactions that could be sold by on-demand marketplaces and services to U.S. households.

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Top 10 Venues in London that Every PA Should Know About

Practically Perfect PA

So your boss has asked you to find another unique meeting room, locate a cool party venue for the office do and source a screening room for an investor pitch. Your to-do list is as long as your arm and you have no idea where to start. Enter HeadBox. HeadBox is an online marketplace where you can instantly search, book and pay for fantastic Spaces for meetings, off-sites and events.

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Safety First: Avoid Disasters By Minimizing Risks at Work

Eco-Office Gals

Workplace safety is an integral part of any successful business. If employees feel safe in their work environment and there are no injuries, there’s no need for disruptive downtime. Additionally, preventing the likelihood of injury claims helps to keep premium costs reasonable, which is beneficial for everyone. Implementing a thorough workplace safety policy involves analyzing several areas of your workplace.

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How to Become Lucky

Dumb Little Man

If you truly believe you’re lucky, and therefore trust all the odds are consistently in your favor, what impact would that have on your life? Does the pure belief that you’re lucky explain the winning streaks some people ride? I think aligning luck to the placebo effect is a convenient explanation for the phenomenon we observe as fortunate chance. But it doesn’t explain the entire equation to my satisfaction. Tangible Luck.

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PWC's 2017 Sharing Economy Predictions

Small Business Labs

According to the accounting and consulting giant PWC, 2017 will be another high growth year for the sharing economy. They're predicting sharing economy revenue in Europe will grow about 60% over 2016, reaching about 27 billion Euros (the predictions are from PWC's European group).    This is just one of 10 sharing economy predictions they released last week in their article Find out what's next for the sharing economy in our 2017 predictions.

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Love Your Career

Office Dynamics

I have always been a “career-minded” woman since I was a little girl. When I was about 10 or 11, I went from house to house in our neighborhood selling my Mom’s used magazines. When I got a little older, I went to work at my uncle’s beauty salons in Cleveland, OH. I was responsible for collecting money from the customers and straightening the product shelves. After doing that for a few years, I worked at Franklin Ice Cream store, which I loved because I could eat all the ice cream I wanted.

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Where to Find Friends and Support During Addiction Recovery

Dumb Little Man

When you’re in rehab, you have a support system of therapists, group leaders and fellow patients. However, when you go back to your everyday life, you may suddenly find yourself alone. It can be difficult to get through work and your other responsibilities without anyone there to soothe you. Perhaps you don’t live near family and friends, or they’re enablers. They also may just not understand what you’re going through and not be able to help.

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3 out of 4 Americans Have Smartphones

Small Business Labs

Pew Internet recently updated their technology adoption numbers for the U.S. As the Pew chart below shows: nearly nine-in-ten Americans today are online, up from about half in the early 2000s. roughly three-quarters of Americans (77%) now own a smartphone. nearly three-quarters (73%) of Americans indicate that they have broadband service at home. 69% of U.S. adults are social media users. 51% of U.S. adults own a tablet computer, up from just 3% in 2010.

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3 Simple Steps To Manage Your Budget And Cashflow

Office Organization Success

Along with paper piles, budget and Cashflow is another area that can be a huge source of overwhelm and frustration! . And I bet the very title of this article made you think twice about reading it. In your corporate days you would have had a bookkeeping/accounting department that took care of all of this for you – they paid the invoices, they tracked the receivables, they tracked the income, and they told you the bottom line!

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Podcast 043: Boss hat/employee hat

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! In this episode, I’ll talk about alternating between being the boss and being the employee in order to be more effective. Here are some highlights: Why do I have to separate them? What if I’m better at one than the other? I just want to do it. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

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How To Find Inspiration After A Big Failure

Dumb Little Man

I am sure that you have heard the saying that if you have never failed at anything, then you never tried anything. This saying is quite true. Ask the big captains of industry and the inventors of things that changed the face of humanity, and they will tell you how they kept moving from failure to failure. I certainly agree with those who say that the real challenge is not in falling, rather it is in your ability to rise up after every failure.

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Career Success A to Z: K is for Karma

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. This week’s topic is a little out there, but stick with me. Once again, my thoughts on this topic are fully summed up in my book, The Proactive Professional. So below, I provide a short excerpt: Building Career Karma. I strongly believe in the concept of karma , the Buddhist belief that your actions in this life will come back to you in the next.

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How Even Obnoxious Colleagues Can Help Your Career

On The Job

When you're on the job, you often engage in idle chitchat with your colleagues. What's your favorite hobby?" "Is Is is supposed to rain today?" or "Do you have big plans this weekend?" are some common topics. Nothing earth-shattering -- just a way to be pleasant to co-workers. Many years ago, a new co-worker of mine asked me in the first 10 minutes of meeting her: "How much money do you make?" "Is Is that guy across the hall gay?" "Do Do you always wear your hair that way?"

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Real world productivity

Clutter Coach

by Sometimes I come across a description of what productive people are like and I think, that’s not me. It’s probably not even most people. If productivity seems effortless, it’s because you’re not seeing what’s behind the scenes. Here’s what you’re missing. How do productive people get things done? The tasks are on their to do lists. They didn’t come out of a vacuum or from thin air. They’re based on current projects and prioritizing.

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Eat These Protein Superfoods For Breakfast

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that you ought to be having protein for breakfast? Protein foods are one of the most important food groups needed by the human body. It serves as the building blocks of life. One needs protein in one’s diet to repair the cells in the body and make new ones. Proteins are responsible for healthy bones, muscles, and skin allowing for better movements and activities. A strong immune system is highly achievable with the proper consumption of foods rich in protein.

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Audio Testimonial Video for Credibility Building and Reputation Management

Andrea Kalli

Here’s a perfect example of a testimonial video that doesn’t include anyone recording themselves on video. It uses audio instead. It’s ideal to highlight the clients who you have impacted the most and want to praise your relationship and work. One idea is to have a call-in phone number that records the message into an easy to share format, such as mp3. Then you just use that audio in one of the video tracks. It’s really simple to do.

2017 100

Why You Shouldn't Always Trust Your Gut

On The Job

How much do you trust your gut instincts? According to a new research, you may be relying on them too much. While there is often a lot of data and analytics available to use in a hiring decision or a performance evaluation, for example, many employees still rely on their own intuition to make a decision, find researchers at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. "A A lot of people just want to rely on their gut or go by the seat of their pants.

2017 100

These are the Productivity Tools I Love


I’ve long been a big believer in focusing on the approach before the application. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t use my fair share of tools to get the job done. So I’m going to share with you the productivity tools that I love, broken down by how they help me with the three core components of my approach to personal productivity: Time Theming , Task Mapping , and Taking Stock.

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How Your Website’s Database Impacts Google Rankings

Dumb Little Man

The database of your website holds all the information about your website. It contains the web content, images, information on links, and so much more. This means that if the database is poorly developed, chances are your website will end up lagging behind its competitors and more so when it comes to ranking on Google. The ranking of a website is impacted by many things and one of those things is its database.

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IT Network Assessment promo video for client

Andrea Kalli

This short and visual IT Network Assessment promo video for a client may not seem like much, but it’s perfect when placed at the top of their Network Assessment web page. In under 20 seconds, it includes many elements, however brief: branding, credibility building, problem, solution, an offer, call-to-action. All wrapped up in a design consistent with the underlying theme – that technology is what they do and who they are at their core.

2017 100

Grammar Quiz #5: Prepositions

Daily Writing Tips

All but one of the following sentences demonstrate incorrect use of a preposition; revise as necessary. She is about to dive in to the pool. I fell onto the platform. When we disagreed, they turned in to our enemies. John handed the paper into his teacher. Do you have to hang up on every word he says? Answers and Explanations.

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How I Fixed My Broken Writing Process


Belle B. Cooper works on content and copywriting for RescueTime , an app that helps you understand how you spend your time so you can be more productive every day. For the past four or five years, I’ve been spending hours every week researching and writing articles. Almost every article I write requires several hours of research. Plus, there is always drafting and editing time. Unfortunately, I hate this process. I’d often dread getting started.

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Get off the Roller Coaster: 3 Steps to a Lasting Relationship

Dumb Little Man

The day of love is upon us, Valentines Day! Some look forward to this day as they await patiently for their flower or candy delivery from their loved one. For others, it’s a good day to call in sick, watch slasher films, and avoid the commercialized symbolism of love. I’m often asked about love and relationships. Many find it easy to get into a relationship but not too long afterward they feel dissatisfied. There is a reason you stay on the relationship rollercoaster.

2017 156

3 Productivity Mistakes ALL Entrepreneurs Tend to Make…

Brilliantly Better

This is a guest post by Matthew Turner. Did you know that Arianna Huffington once broke her cheekbone because she was so exhausted and burnt-out from the “hustle”? It’s true. Back in 2007, she was sat at home on the… The post 3 Productivity Mistakes ALL Entrepreneurs Tend to Make… appeared first on Dragos Roua. Business

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Rules About Treatment of Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

The basic rule about referring to numbers, according to The Chicago Manual of Style , is to spell them out when the total is one hundred or less and use numerals for larger numbers (the Associated Press Stylebook and some other style handbooks set the cut-off point after nine), but there are many exceptions. This post outlines those exceptions.

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The Productivityist Podcast: Giving and Growing with Philip McKernan


My guest for this episode is Philip McKernan. He is an inspirational speaker, philosopher, writer, and filmmaker who works with entrepreneurs and leaders to live a life that benefits all aspects of their lives. This is one of the most impactful episodes I’ve ever had. We had a very refreshing conversation that covered so much it can get you to see things in a different light. He talked about letting go, alignment, consumption of information, and authenticity.

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Packing Made Simple: 7 Tips to Make Your Move Go Smoother

Dumb Little Man

A lot goes into planning and executing a move especially when it’s long distance. Even if you’re just moving across town, there are a lot of logistics to plan for, from packing the boxes, to packing the truck, and finally organizing your new place to make it a new home. Regardless of how far you’re moving from your current home, here are 7 tips to help make packing and moving smooth and (nearly) stress-free. Packing Boxes More Efficiently.

2017 156

Top Tips for Gathering Actionable Data for Your Business

Small Business CEO

Understanding your customer base is one of the key elements of running a successful business; but that can be a much more difficult prospect than it sounds at first brush. How do you gather quantitative data about potential customers? How can you analyze it for actionable information? How do you deploy those suggestions in your business framework? All of these questions are big ones for businesses which are trying to be more data forward.

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Capitalizing and Punctuating Quotations

Daily Writing Tips

Quotations consisting of complete sentences should always be capitalized, as explained in the discussions and shown in the revisions to the following examples. Note, too, that each sentence has a punctuation error.). The pendant around his neck reads “all things are possible.”.

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5 Reasons Why I Fell in Love with Swift

Dumb Little Man

Swift, as many of you would know, is the programming language for iOS developed by Apple after Objective-C. Swift was launched approximately two years back and it was an instant hit among the iPhone app development services. With a few new releases and version updates, Swift has been able to swiftly and effortlessly replace its predecessor—the Objective-C. Due to the ease of use, it is the first choice made by professionals who offer iPhone app development services.

2017 156

What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes

Dumb Little Man

If you’re working right now, it’s safe to say that you had to send out a resume in order to get hired. Even if you didn’t, there could come that time in the future where you may have to. In order to do that, you need to know how to write a good resume. To let you know a bit about myself, I worked in human resources for a pretty large company for close to 10 years. Thankfully, I was able to escape the rat race and start a side project while enjoying my family.

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8 Excellent Ways To Reduce Stress At Work

Dumb Little Man

These days, there aren’t many jobs around that don’t involve at least some stress. It’s become a normal part of most people’s working life. And whether it’s deadlines or workloads (or both!), much of it is out of our control so what can you do? We all expect an element of stress at work. It can actually be a good thing and keep you focused on the task at hand. However, too much stress can interfere with your performance and productivity.

2017 153

The Aussie Guide to Bad Credit & What to Do About It

Dumb Little Man

The funny thing about credit scores is that hardly anyone ever notices them until you need to buy a big ticket item. Swiping left and right is all fun and games until you need to make an adult purchase — like a house or a car. Chances are, you’ll need to take on a home loan or get car finance. Seems simple, right? Now, imagine being excited to finally get the car of your dreams and then all of a sudden your application gets rejected because you have bad credit.

2017 142

3 Tips to Build Perfect Relationship with your Spouse

Dumb Little Man

Falling deep in love is a feeling similar to soaring with eagles. However, an unhealthy relationship can bring you straight to the ground. Initially, two people love each other deeply and they are so much in love that the entire world glows and glimmers. But this perfection might soon give way to ups and downs even if you are having a healthy relationship. Marriage seems to be the eventual bond between two people. It is a vow made to love each other for better or for worse.

2017 138

5 Reasons Your Business Idea Is Rubbish

Dumb Little Man

I got a message this morning from a guy in London who wanted my advice on setting up a peer-to-peer taxi service to rival Uber and Lyft. He reckoned he had a USP, but I was already walking away from this assignment. I explained that he’d broken one of the basic rules of goal-setting. The one about reality. Uber raised over $12bn to get where they are, Lyft around $2bn so far. My loner in his home office might manage that, but chances are he won’t. Of course, he also might win the lottery.

2017 136

Punctuation with Parenthetical Phrasing

Daily Writing Tips

Parenthetical phrasing is often punctuated incorrectly, as shown in the following examples, each of which is followed by a discussion and a revision. That’s why they choose to live in San Francisco proper instead of say a suburb like Daly City. In this sentence, say is being used as a synonym for the parenthetical phrase “for example,” and like that phrase, it must be set off from the sentence: “That’s why they choose to live in San Francisco proper instead of, say, a suburb like Daly City.”.

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