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Are You Ready for a Credit Card? These 4 Questions Will Help You Decide

by koku_jin
Credit cards: Good or evil? Whether you’ve shunned credit cards in the past for fear of diving into a debt oblivion or you can’t wait to score some sweet plastic freedom — and the accompanying perks — deciding to get your first credit card is a big decision. Or at least, it should be, according to Todd Christensen, an Accredited Financial Counselor and education manager with MoneyFit.org.   “I always recommend people understand they need to be ready for credit before they just go out and apply,” he said. “I’m not a fan of credit for credit’s sake.” The Credit […]

B2B Marketing Do’s and Don’ts for Attracting Leads

by koku_jin
For many B2B marketers, attracting and generating leads is often the primary goal. However, how to attract leads varies widely from company to company. While the inbound lead generation strategy should be unique to your firm, there are several best practices or do’s and don’ts for attracting good quality leads to your B2B website. Here’s a quick look at what you should do and not do when attracting leads. Do: Be Strategic Have a Plan Be Prepared to Handle Leads Be Clear and Direct Have a Presence Where Prospects Are Be Strategic when setting the stage for attracting leads. Think […]

Apple’s global accessibility head on the company’s new features for iOS 13 and macOS Catalina

by koku_jin
Steven Aquino Contributor Share on Twitter Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor The accessibility of the iPhone XS Max At Apple’s WWDC 2018, accessibility pervades all  From dark mode in iOS 13 to a redesigned user interface in tvOS to the dismantling of iTunes to the coming of iPadOS, Apple made a slew of announcements at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday in San Jose. And accessibility was there in full force. Accessibility, as it always does, plays a significant role in not only the conference itself — the […]

Secret Revealed: The Best Way to Learn a Language on Your Own

by koku_jin
Can You Really Learn Chinese Alone? Learning a language on your own or without traditional classroom instruction may seem quite daunting at first. What if you run into questions? How do you stay motivated and on track to achieving goals? Don’t worry, not only is it possible to learn Chinese or any language without traditional classroom instruction: ChineseClass101 has created the world’s most advanced and extensive online language learning system. Not only is ChineseClass101 specifically designed to help you with learning a language on your own, it’s actually faster, more convenient, and less expensive than traditional classroom options! Let’s look […]

What If Instagram Got Rid of Likes? Plus Even More Social Media What Ifs

by koku_jin
What if you had a magic wand and could make any change you wanted on social media? Quite a question, right? Well, we dove into the many different what if scenarios — both real and imagined — that may shape social media in the months and years to come. We pulled up all the latest news and changes so that you’ll know what to expect next on social. And we also polled the Science of Social Media listeners to see what they’d change on social media if they had a magic wand. Listen to the podcast audio above or keep […]

Men choose active surveillance for early age prostate cancer instead of treatment

by koku_jin
Washington: A recent study highlighted that just 15 per cent of men with early age prostate cancer in North Carolina chose strict observation instead of treatment and followed the recommended monitoring guidelines. The study was discussed in the ASCO Annual Meeting. The research findings were drawn from an analysis of 346 men newly diagnosed between 2011 and 2013 with low or intermediate-risk of prostate cancer in North Carolina. Researchers analysed how often men received biopsies and other tests according to the guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Ronald C Chen, one of the researchers said, “Active surveillance has rigorous […]

How to Save for Self Employment Taxes

by koku_jin
If you’re self-employed like me, it can be a pain to prepare for taxes since you don’t have an employer to do it for you. And because you don’t have an employer to pay half, you’re footing the whole bill. Here’s how to handle self employment tax in 2019 and beyond. Step One: Calculate Your Estimated Withholding If you were working for another company, your employer would take care of this for you. You can get an idea of how much you should be saving on your own, thanks to online calculators. You’ll pay a 15.3% self-employment tax on your […]

7 Ways To Be Better at Prospecting

by koku_jin
These days, sales conversations are becoming even more buyer-focused, which means sales reps have to get creative when it comes to prospecting. Everyone is scrambling to develop their own hacks, techniques, and processes for prospecting in order to move prospects through the sales funnel and turn them into customers. Most sales experts will tell you that starting conversations with prospects is the most crucial part of boosting your success in sales. But the dynamics of how to do so can seem mystifying, even if you’ve been in the game for a while. I’ve been in sales for a long time […]

Interview: Lael Wilcox on Ultra-Endurance Racing & Taking on the Men’s Field

by koku_jin
Lael Wilcox is currently riding her bike from the Pearl Izumi headquarters in Colorado to Kansas where she will be racing in the Dirty Kanza XL (a mere 653 extra warm-up miles (1051km) before a 350-mile/563km race, no big deal, right?). With the Dirty Kanza XL completed, Lael will turn her attention to the Tour Divide, a 2,750-mile/4425km route following the Continental Divide through the Rockies and ending in Mexico. Like all things Lael competes in, she plans to win. The fastest female ITT record is 15 days, 10 hours and 59 minutes, held by none other than Lael herself, […]

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Quora Promoted Answers

by koku_jin
Back in October 2018, Quora Ads announced three new betas were going to be added to the platform: CPM bidding, Auction Insights, and Promoted Answers. Promoted Answers caught my eye because I loved the mix of organic and paid marketing. If you or other members of your team have crafted amazing content that could help out a lot of people, you can now promote your awesome content to a wider audience on Quora. Almost think of it as the Quora Ads version of a boosted post. Also, you may be able to rely on people outside your company to write […]