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How to Get an RSS Feed for Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest

Matthew Guay / March 15, 2017

Social networks are perfect for sharing ideas with your followers and keeping up with friends and brands around the world. They're terrible at helping you stay focused at work, however. Designed to keep you around as long as possible, it requires incredible willpower to just check one update without...

How to Make a Free Website in 5 Minutes with Google Sites

Matthew Guay / March 14, 2017

Building a new website seems like an impossibly hard task, something that'd take a few hours at best and a few weeks or months at worst. You'd never make a new website just to share a couple reports or write about a project you're working on.

You...

How to Quickly Optimize Images for the Web

Emily Irish / March 13, 2017

One of the small yet time consuming tasks of marketers, writers, designers, and others who publish images online is optimizing those images for SEO. You have to remember the ideal image size, resize the images, and compress them again before uploading to your site—something that takes time and attention...

Everything You Need to Know About Google Hangouts Meet and Chat

Matthew Guay / March 10, 2017

There might be only one real criteria for the best chat app for your team: How easy it is for everyone to use. With dozens of great video and text chat apps for teams–each of which include quite similar features–the deciding factor is often down to the way your team...

The 12 Best Video Conferencing Apps for Teams

Matthew Guay / March 10, 2017

In 1884, eight years after Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson had the world's first phone call, industrialist John Jacob Astor IV published his predictions for the 21st century. Along with ill-fated predictions of steel-covered roads and the discovery an anti-gravitational force, he also foresaw video calls.

"Telephones have...

How to Organize and Automate Your Writing Workflow

Benjamin Mulholland / March 9, 2017

Blog schedules are relentless—they don't care if you're feeling motivated, tired, or completely burnt out. If you can't keep up the pace, you miss deadlines. Or, in my case, you pull 12-16 hour days to pick up the slack, leaving you exhausted and unproductive come the...

How to Filter, Combine, and Customize RSS Feeds

Bryan Helmig / March 8, 2017

Want to keep up with your favorite sites without getting overwhelmed? There are too many things published each day to possibly read them all—but you also don't want to miss the articles that would interest you most. Skimming through headlines in your news reader app can help, but...

How to Set Up G Suite to Share Calendars, Contacts, and Documents with Your Team

Matthew Guay / March 7, 2017

Google's apps—Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, and more—are perfect for work, whether you're using a @gmail.com address or your own company's domain via G Suite. You can easily email your team, keep track of your contacts, and collaborate on shared documents and folders in one...

Evernote Decluttering: How to Clean Up Evernote and Start Over

Melanie Pinola / March 6, 2017

Evernote is designed to stand in as your second brain–a place to stash all your notes, receipts, articles you want to read, and more so you can retrieve them at a second's notice. With tools like the Evernote Web Clipper and Evernote apps for every device, it's dead...

How to Save Hours on Lead Research with Clearbit and Zapier

Emily Irish / March 3, 2017

What would your marketing team do with an extra 16 man hours per week? This was a fortunate discovery that a previous employer of mine came across after discovering how to automate their lead research process, how they found potential new customers.

We had very specific criteria for which leads...