How to Not ‘Mark Zuckerberg’ Your LinkedIn Account #marketingmonday

September 5, 2016 in Marketing Monday

A hack this past weekend served as yet another reminder that the old way of keeping your online accounts safe is not working anymore.

As reported by multiple outlets, hackers were able to compromise the LinkedIn account of Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook…

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Why Millions of Tweens Are Using… And Why It Matters #socialsaturday

September 3, 2016 in SocialSaturday

I’ve been talking about the app for quite some time now and how I have been watching its progression. If you don’t know, allows you to make short 15-second videos of yourself lip-syncing to popular music and audio bites. Think about it as a mashup of Vine, Snapchat, and DubSmash…

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Your Minimalist Office May Be Hurting Your Team’s Creativity #freshideafriday

September 2, 2016 in Fresh Idea Friday

As a business owner, you have a lot on your plate, from querulous clients and flaky suppliers to talent challenges and long-term planning. You can be forgiven ifdecorating your meeting rooms isn’t at the top of your list of priorities.

But science suggests that while jazzing up your office design might never be your number one concern, maybe it should be a little more important to you than it currently is. According to a new study, your bare bones meeting rooms might just be holding back your team’s creativity.

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Marcus Lemonis: How to Stop Doubting Yourself and Start Pursuing Your Dreams #sticktoitsunday

August 28, 2016 in Sticktoitsunday

Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s The Profit, describes at the iCONIC DC conference how he wakes up every morning worrying about what his next business move is going to be…

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4 Things You Should Stop Doing Today to Improve Your Reputation #marketingmonday

August 22, 2016 in Marketing Monday

This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice…

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How to Build a Global Brand Without Losing Your Core Values #freshideafriday

August 19, 2016 in Fresh Idea Friday

Blake Mycoskie, founder of Toms, describes how he gave personality tests to potential financial partners when he sold a 50 percent stake in his business…

Malaysia’s ‘Banksy’ charged for his drawing of the prime minister as a clown #wackywednesday

August 17, 2016 in Wacky Wednesday

The artist whose clown caricature of the Malaysian prime minister went viral earlier this year faced a judge on Monday over his drawings.

Malaysian graphic artist Fahmi Reza pleaded not guilty to charges of violating the country’s multimedia laws for posting online content to “annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass…”

6 Simple Ways to Generate More Business on LinkedIn #marketingmonday

August 15, 2016 in Marketing Monday

In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a whole lot happening over on LinkedIn right now.

From a new, freelance marketplace to the ongoing, furious debate about whether or not the world’s largest “professional” network is becoming too much like Facebook, there’s plenty to ponder…

Online PDF Tool to Help You Create Great Presentations

August 15, 2016 in Blog, Marketing Monday

Editors Note: This guest post talks about an online tool for making great presentations.

Giving a presentation is never an easy job. We can probably agree that for many people the most difficult part is the actual preparation. Nowadays, it is important to create a unique and dynamic presentation to keep your audience’s attention. This can lead to a constant struggle between keeping your information relevant and interesting which sometimes can be difficult to achieve. People have embraced a modern style of presentations and it’s highly desirable to keep this in mind when creating one. Since most presentations are in PowerPoint, the design and structure can be an obstacle for some inexperienced people. Luckily, there are some online tools that can help you prepare your presentations in a much easier manner. released a new online tool that can directly convert your PDF to PowerPoint. It has integrated Optical Character Recognition software that is making those conversions 100% accurate. It provides unique quality with no limitations on the file size or the number of pages. On the top of that, it’s completely free and converts both scanned and native PDFs into fully editable .pptx files. With a tool like this, preparing your presentation will be not just be easy, but it will be fun as well.OnlinePDFTooltoHelpYouCreateGreatPresentations

Here is a full set of features that makes this online software different from other similar solutions:

Converts both scanned (image) and native PDFs to .pptx file format
Fully web based with no limits on the number of conversions
No need to install anything on your computer
No limitations on the file size or number of pages
Accessible from all devices and browsers
100% free to use without any limitations

Besides all this, Investintech guarantees that your email address will be kept private and not sold to third parties. Also, all documents are deleted from the servers after 24 hours.

Investintech’s PDF to PowerPoint is a really useful tool that can save you a lot of hours when it comes to preparing long presentations. It’s easy to use and when you try it once, you will use it over and over again for free.

7 Straightforward Tips You Can Use Right Away To Become More Productive And Inspired #sticktoitsunday

August 14, 2016 in Sticktoitsunday

Whether you’re stuck or surging forward, take these tips and run…