• Branded Podcasts Are The Ads People Actually Want To Listen To

    Brands aren’t just blanketing podcasts with discount codes—they’re taking over entire podcast series in the hopes of turning avid listeners into buyers. [Photo: Rawpixel] BY MELISSA LOCKER6 MINUTE READ Podcasts are becoming big business not only for creators, but for advertisers. Podcast advertising is on track to hit more than $220 million in 2017, up 85% from 2016. And now […]

    More People Open Marketing Emails on Thanksgiving than Black Friday, Study Finds

    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business Saturday among the biggest sales days for businesses, research from small business email marketing solution Constant Contact shows consumers are opening less and less email marketing messages on Black Friday. However, these same consumers aren’t shy about checking those emails on Thanksgiving (Nov. 23, 2017 in the US). Email Marketing […]

    8 Places Successful People Find Their Motivation

    Barbara Corcoran. CREDIT: Getty Images A lot of us struggle with motivation — especially after a personal or business failure. Not to be cold, but at some point we all have those moments when either an internal or external forces zaps our motivation. The difference with successful people is that no matter what’s going on […]

    Study Finds People Harness Anxiety For Motivation

    Long Story Short Trying to cut down on your anxiety? New research says you may need to think twice about that. Long Story If you’re a young professional, there’s probably a good chance you’re trying to work on your anxiety. A recent study suggested that more Americans than ever before are stressed, depressed and increasingly anxiety-ridden. A Telegraph story […]

    Where Do The Most Motivated People In The USA Live?

    Motivation is a tricky resource. You need a bit of get-up-and-go if you are to chase your dreams to their full potential, but it is not as simple as having limitless enthusiasm. In fact, motivation is a delicate mixture of having exciting ideas, summoning the energy to pursue them, and maintaining the stamina to see […]

    7 Positive Traits Productive People Share

    We all struggle with feeling like we’re not as productive as we should be.  But really, any discussion of productivity must begin with a definition.  You see, productivity isn’t necessarily about doing more, working more or spending more energy.  Productivity is really about accomplishing what’s necessary and doing it as efficiently as possible. So productivity […]

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    Top 5 SEO Strategies For People Who Hate SEO

    Many people think SEO is all about technical, behind-the-scenes tasks that help your site rank in Google. While there is definitely a technical aspect to SEO, there are also some extremely simple strategies anyone can use to improve their rankings. When it really comes down to it, Google wants your website to provide the best […]