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If You Use A Business Dashboard, You Have This CEO To Thank

Posted By erikemanuelli on Business - Cyfe, founded in 2012, pioneered the freemium dashboard platform, expanding a year later to include further support for analytic and marketing tools like Eventbrite, Stripe, and many others. Now, the company is helping brands like WholeFoods, Marriott, ABC, and Groupon save tons of time and effort in their marketing and IT departments.

Murray Newlands had the opportunity to speak with CEO Ben Carpel about Cyfe, and what has made the company the success it is today.

Having a Hard Time Finding Free Images for Your Blog? Check Out These Sites

Posted By erikemanuelli on Blogging - Images are the cornerstone of your site’s visual appeal. That includes design as well as images used within posts and as featured images.

However, purchasing stock images can cost a small fortune over time. That is why free images are so important to utilize.

5 Relationship-Based Ways to Find Blogging Opportunities

Posted By erikemanuelli on Blogging - Here 5 experience-based techniques to find new blogging opportunities using only your best asset as a blogger: relationships.

What Kind of Blogging Opportunities?

Every opportunity to grow your blog traffic, revenue and to build buzz around your brand:

- Paid blogging (sponsorships)
- Guest blogging (exposure and traffic)
- Collaborative posts (expertise through co-authoring)
- Promotional posts (exposure and branding)
- Mentions and Subscribers

Case Study: How Mike Moloney Bootstrapped FilterGrade

Posted By erikemanuelli on Business - FilterGrade (site: is a marketplace where photographers, designers, and other creative entrepreneurs buy and sell their digital products. Looking at it, you’d never guess that it is run by two teenagers; 20-year-old founder Mike Moloney and 18-year-old co-founder Matt Moloney.

How did Mike, who launched FilterGrade when he was only 15, manage to bootstrap a profitable startup at such a young age? Build Your Websites Automatically!

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What To Do When Kids Storm Into Your Live Webinar

Posted By erikemanuelli on Business - The recent live interview on BBC News with Professor Robert Kelly reminds us that when giving a live webinar presentation, unexpected distractions can happen. You better be prepared for the unexpected.

Professor Kelly managed to keep his composure and complete the interview when his kids stormed the room, but other situation may require a different approach.

Here are some tips on how to deal with problems during your webinar.

9 Revolutionary Companies to Watch

Posted By erikemanuelli on Business - This year is off and running with some extraordinary companies starting to make a name for themselves.

I attend countless conferences and meetups. Over the course of my travels I meet with some of the most promising companies in the world. They've lead me over the years to discover three billion dollar unicorns before anyone else had written about them. Rather than opting to emulate what’s on the market, here are a few companies that have stood out to me and I believe could be unicorns in the future.

Check out these nine companies to watch this year:

20 Non-Interests-Based Targeting Ideas for Your Next Facebook Ad Campaign

Posted By erikemanuelli on Advertising - Have you ever scrolled through your Facebook Newsfeed and come across an ad that was so well-suited that it felt creepy? It was like the advertiser could read your mind or had been stalking you.

Maybe you have been planning a vacation, and suddenly, you are face-to-face with a Lonely Planet survival guide. Or maybe you’re in a long-distance relationship, and all of the sudden, you see an ad of florist doing worldwide delivery.

It actually isn’t as weird as you think. Facebook knows a lot about you (and which websites you visited), and it uses that information to let advertisers target their ads to select groups of people.

As an advertiser, you can identity and reach a target audience, as long as you know which targeting options to use. I’ll be covering 20 non-interest-based tar
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geting in this article and (hopefully) giving you some fresh ideas for your next campaign.

Implement These 3 Superior Link Building Boosters in 2017

Posted By erikemanuelli on SEO - Backlinks, content, and RankBrain are Google’s top three confirmed ranking signals, likely in that order. Despite the industry buzz surrounding backlinks supposedly losing their SEO value, they remain absolutely essential.

Aquiring frequent, credible links to your website is highly recommended. This process of search engine optimization is known as link building.

So, how exactly do you maximize your link building impact while remaining safely within Google’s Webmaster Guidelines?

Here @Sam___Hurley unveils 3 superior link building tactics to boost your website up Google’s rankings in 2017!

Make Your Blog Successful in 2017 – A Complete Checklist to Improve Everything

Posted By erikemanuelli on Blogging - Do you ever feel as though you are just spinning your wheels with your blog? You invest time, money, blood, sweat and tears, but that doesn’t always translate into a successful blog. The good news is that you can change things at any point. Improving your blog is something you should work on each and every month. Many bloggers choose to review their blogs once a year for issues and make improvements.

However, it can be difficult to know where to even start. This handy checklist will help you go through each aspect of your blog, improving one item at a time. You can also pick and choose and skip around. Complete as many of these tasks as makes sense for your own blog. At a minimum, you’ll improve your blog and your results.

30 Most Popular WordPress Plugins Based on the Number of Downloads in 2016

Posted By erikemanuelli on Blogging - Usage statistics show that WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) today. Powering over 26% of the entire web, it’s clearly a favorite amongst bloggers, web designers, and online entrepreneurs.

While there are enough reasons to choose WordPress to write a book, we’ll focus on just one component that makes the CMS special – the myriad of plugins that make site-building easy and fun.

Here are thirty of the most downloaded and highly rated plugins you should consider when building your WordPress website-

How to Create and Deliver an Exciting and Impactful Webinar

Posted By erikemanuelli on Marketing - Make sure you join it and learn how to:

-Grab your audience’s attention
-Keep your audience engaged
-Convey your message effectively
-Create value and be informative
-Deliver a call to action