Why You Should Give Free Content to Readers

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Although the exact number varies from week to week, there are more than a billion websites in existence. Each and every day, you are competing with established giants as well as newcomers on the World Wide Web, all hoping for the attention of potential visitors. Creating content regularly is key to attracting site visitors. In North America, over 90% of B2B marketers make content marketing a priority in their marketing initiatives — and that number has been on the rise since 2012. There are m...

Two powerful marketing lessons I learned from a Portland doughnut shop

My whole intent on going to Portland was to hang out with some cool people. Learn a bit. Grow a lot. And have some time with some business superstars. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t just fly in randomly. I was there for a small, and I like to think “elite,” conference for a cool group of hustlers. People like: Ben Settle… Ray Higdon… Ryan Stewman… Heck…even Justin Devonshire was there all the way from Cyprus. These were (are) folks I have read about, followed and learned from for...

Is Snapchat in a Race with Twitter?

Actually, my first reaction was “Is it so?” As came across a few interesting reads with lots of data on the growing number of snapchat users, it made me revisit my initial reaction. I just couldn't deny the information in front of me - Snapchat is in a race with Twitter. This four-year old messaging app has been especially popular with teens and millennials. As a matter of fact, I started using it purely out of curiosity, and now I find myself glued to it! Although it is still a bit early ...

10 Secrets About “App Empires” And Why It Matters To Digital Marketers

Just about every day, someone tells me about their amazing app idea.  It’s always something that will blow up into something huge, getting millions of users, and obviously, earning millions of dollars.  All with just word-of-mouth marketing. If you think about it, it makes sense.  I mean, apps are MASSIVE right now with no signs of slowing down.  There are billions of dollars being made in the app store every year, so obviously people are trying their hardest to find an app idea to stake their ...

Small Business Tax Deductions: A Guide to Saving Money

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As a hotly debated topic in politics around the word, small businesses are coming back into the spotlight. World leaders have taken notice of the importance of small businesses in the economy and now is one of the best times in history to start your own. In the United States, the politics of the current presidential election has focused heavily around the goal of small business prosperity. With this promise comes a heightened interest among the masses in starting small businesses of their own; b...

How to Prepare Your Company for the New Overtime Law

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Tick tock. Time is running out. The new federal overtime regulations go into effect December 1, 2016. Starting then, most white-collar employees whose weekly salaries are lower than $913 are eligible for overtime pay. As a result, the Department of Labor estimates employers will distribute almost $1.4 billion more in salaries and overtime. That’s a big change. How big? The DOL expects it’ll cost nearly $593 million just for employers to prepare for the switch. At the same time, the department...

Uganda School Funding Complete!

I want to jump up for joy and state that the funding for our Uganda school is now complete. We hit our mark Huge Thanks - Video Completing The Uganda School Funding (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));Uganda School Funding Complet...

How To Make Money Fast: 30 Ways, Plus 200 Ways To Make Money Online [Infographic]

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How to make money fast is at the forefront of  many people's minds. You don’t need to be in dire straits or a victim of the economic depression to be interested in how to make money fast. Opportunities are nearly endless for those willing to do a little research and work to ensure their money-making ventures are a success.  This article will examine several different income generating ideas that can help everyday people learn how to make money fast. I am including a list of companies that you...

Content Writer For Hire: How To Get Hired NOW

If you are a good writer, you have may have heard of all the ways you can make money as a wordsmith. Or, maybe you haven't. Did you know that if you have good writing skills, you could be making a living as a content writer? A content writer is someone who creates written work that are to be published to the masses, usually for profit, but not always. I have a more extensive definition of a content writer and how content writing is a big deal. Let's look at how you can get into the lucrati...