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41 Alternatives to the Word 'Cool'
Communication Strategies

41 Alternatives to the Word 'Cool'

If the word 'cool' is wearing out its welcome in your personal lexicon, try these synonyms.
The Correct Way to Capitalize a Headline
Writing

The Correct Way to Capitalize a Headline

All right, several ways.
For $125 and 200 Words You Can Own a Historic Bed and Breakfast
Contests

For $125 and 200 Words You Can Own a Historic Bed and Breakfast

A woman in Maine is giving her country inn to the winner of an essay contest, carrying on the tradition that began in 1993.
Carly Okyle
Social-Media Marketing Is Not the Silver Bullet for Busy Entrepreneurs
Writing

Social-Media Marketing Is Not the Silver Bullet for Busy Entrepreneurs

Relying solely on social media is a slow and increasingly expensive way to grow your business. Accelerate the process by getting your message in front of larger audiences.
Kimanzi Constable
When It's OK to Use an Exclamation Mark and When It's Not (Infographic)
Writing

When It's OK to Use an Exclamation Mark and When It's Not (Infographic)

You probably shouldn't, but this flowchart will help you know for sure.
Kristin Piombino
4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Cultivate Their Writing
Writing

4 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Cultivate Their Writing

Writing is a practice with powerful benefits, personally and professionally, if you don't confuse it with cranking out content.
Kimanzi Constable
How to Write a Book While Running Your Startup
The Grind

How to Write a Book While Running Your Startup

Writing a book while running a company is exhausting. But if done correctly, it can help build both your personal and business brand.
Adina Grigore
The Elements of a Good Headline (Infographic)
Online Writing

The Elements of a Good Headline (Infographic)

From email to social media to SEO and beyond, great headlines are essential for business.
Kevin Allen
7.1 Steps to Writing Your Book
Entrepreneurs

7.1 Steps to Writing Your Book

If you're an entrepreneur who has been through the ringer in life or business and willing to share, self-publishing can be powerful.
Stacey Alcorn
How a Ghostwriter Can Breathe Life Into Your Startup's Content Strategy
Content Strategy

How a Ghostwriter Can Breathe Life Into Your Startup's Content Strategy

The typical startup budget is small but the demand for content is big. Ghostwriters are often the affordable solution.
Larry Alton
3 Lessons to Learn From BlogHer's Trio of Pioneers
Lessons

3 Lessons to Learn From BlogHer's Trio of Pioneers

Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone created a community of women's bloggers and a business model. Their guiding principles can be instructive to many startup founders.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
So You Want to Write a Business Book
Books

So You Want to Write a Business Book

If no one is going to read your book, hold off. Here are four key things to consider to determine whether the timing is right.
Stephen Key
Historic Papers From This Famous Scientist Were Hidden...Where?
Innovation

Historic Papers From This Famous Scientist Were Hidden...Where?

Sometimes even the smartest people do the darndest things.
Nina Zipkin
8 Commonly Misunderstood Words
Communication Strategies

8 Commonly Misunderstood Words

Be careful when you use words such as 'comprise,' 'averse' and 'imply.' They are often used incorrectly.