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Fact Friday: Want to Increase Productivity? Stand Up!

It’s time for Fact Friday! Today’s statistic might not shock you, but it might inspire you stand up and boost your productivity.

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5 Ways to Use Live Stream Video in Your Business

Live stream video can be a huge game changer for small businesses. It’s an easy and fun way for just about anyone (from a one-man-show to large corporations) to connect with audiences anywhere across the globe.

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7 Super Simple Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Do you procrastinate? A little bit? A lot? There are some who say procrastination can be helpful and others who say that it is so bad that you really should kick the habit pronto.

No matter what side of the fence you’re on, there will be times when you simply must start working on your MIPs or MITs — your most important projects or tasks. The due date is looming and you have to get your butt in gear. Or, perhaps you just don’t like the massive adrenaline rush your feel when you’re up against a tight deadline.

If this sounds like you or someone you know, keep reading to learn about seven super simple ways you can force, er, encourage yourself to take even the smallest of baby steps to just get started.

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PicMonkey Update: New Mobile App and Hub Smart Storage

There’s lots of exciting news about two of my favorite apps! Recently, Canva introduced a new iPhone mobile app with an Android version soon to follow. Not to be outdone, PicMonkey, made a couple of big announcements, too.

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Canva for iPhone is Here!

No one was more tickled than I was when I heard that Canva for iPhone is now available! Well, perhaps there were a few gazillion Canva fanatics who felt the same. Oh, and don’t worry, Android peeps. Canva for your device is coming soon.

So, what’s all the excitement about? Well, first, here’s a brief refresher about this simple yet powerful image editing tool. Already love Canva? Scroll down to see what you can do with the new iPhone app.

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Blogging Motivation: 7 Things to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Writing

Is your blogging motivation in the floor? Are you struggling to find a reason to write or topics to blog about? It’s not unusual to feel uninspired or even unsure if anyone would even want to read what you have to say.

It happens to the best of us. And, fortunately, there are some specific actions you can take to get your blogging mojo back.

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6 Ways to Skyrocket Your Team’s Productivity

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Do you know what you need to do to skyrocket your team’s productivity and keep them inspired to do their best work?

As the team leader, you influence the performance of your team. To get things moving in the right direction, sustained motivation will be essential. Unfortunately, staying motivated can be tricky. There will come times when they just won’t feel inspired or work well together.

How will you ensure that your team achieves optimal results on a regular basis? Use these six strategies to move your team toward peak performance all year round.

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Facebook Live Updates: New Things You Can Do With Facebook Live Video

Have you been using live video services like Periscope? I’ve been testing the live streaming waters by using Facebook Live (you can check out my first live videos here). And, in true Facebook fashion, there are new Facebook Live updates.

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5 Tech Skills of Highly Productive Entrepreneurs

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There’s no doubt that technology can play a significant role in improving the productivity of modern-day entrepreneurs. Of course, using technology is not enough. Today’s digital entrepreneurs must also be willing take the time to find and learn how to use the right tech tools and to improve their tech skills.

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10 Marketing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Bounce Rate. Calls to Action. Lead magnet. Inbound Marketing. What do these terms have in common? They’re all marketing terms you will likely come across as you begin to promote your small business or freelancing gig. And, they’re also discussed in today’s blog post (along with a few others), so be sure to bookmark this post.

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