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    STATS: Podcast Consumption On The Rise

    New data shows that 32% of Americans listen to a podcast every month, up from 26% last year. Advertising revenue on podcasts is set to hit ~$680M this year, up 42%. Podcast creation also continues to grow, with more than 700,000 podcasts and 29 million podcast episodes, up 27% from last year.

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    6 Ways to Market Your Small Business for Less Than $100

    For large brands with large budgets for marketing and advertising, one hundred dollars is just a drop in the bucket. But for entrepreneurs and small business owners, every dollar counts. Here are 6 marketing growth hacks that are free or inexpensive enough for business starting out.

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    14 of the Best Morning Routine Hacks Proven to Boost Productivity

    Developing the perfect morning routine that maximizes your lifestyle while squeezing the most productivity out of your day. It’s a trial-and-error process. You have to know yourself in order to customize the best morning routine, and one size doesn’t fit all. But Entrepreneur Magazine shares in this article 14 routine hacks you can potentially add to build out your routine.

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    What You Need to Know about the Google 2019 Core Update

    One survey found that 58 percent of respondents were negatively impacted with a drop in SEO ranking. The latest algorithm update isn’t as much of an overhaul as Google’s past updates, but it is important to address its new factors — otherwise, you risk a drop in your search engine ranking. Here is an overview of everything you need to know.

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    7 Expert Tips to Protect Your Online Reputation

    Ready for some detailed advice to help protect your reputation online? The advice you’ll read in this article works for both proactive reputation management, and for those that already have online negative content/reviews about them. Be advised, however, that some sites may be impossible or very hard to beat.

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    Internal Linking Structure Strategy to Boost Your SEO

    Search Engine Optimization requires an in-depth understanding of the search engine algorithms and a variety of tactics to gain higher position in the search results. The Cognitive SEO contributor Adrian Cojocariu has shared some useful tips to help marketers to utilize the internal linking structure for improving SEO performance.

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    How To Find The Right Outsourced Developers for your project

    Figuring out where you’d like to hire that talent from isn’t always easy. In this article, the two founders of Solo Media Group share their lessons and tips after having spent over $70,000 on freelancer platforms like UpWork hiring talent from all over the world. If you’re looking to outsource in your business, these are valuable lessons!

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    Defining 95% of bad clients

    In this excellent post by Felicia from The Startup she manages to define 95% of bad, nightmare clients to avoid in your business. She shares powerful tips for what to look for and avoid to not get sucked into a bad client project. Great advice for freelancers or coaches.

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    18 Ways to Get Customers to Your Small Business

    As a new business owner, how will you get your first customers? The basic steps are the same: identify your target customers, find out where they spend their time, get on their radar so they’re aware of your business, and once they buy from you, be sure you deliver on your promises. Here are 18 actionable, specific ideas to get your first customers for your startup business.

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    59% Generation Z Spending More Time on YouTube

    HubSpot contributor Clifford Chi has shared new 2019 YouTube demographics data which reveals interesting trends about video viewers. Findings include: Over 90% of 18-44 year old American internet users watch videos on YouTube. Over 80% of 45-64 year old American internet users watch videos on YouTube. Over half of American internet users who are aged 65 and over watch videos on YouTube. 59% of Generation Z (16-24-year-olds) have increased their YouTube usage since last year. 46% of millennials (25-34-year-olds) have increased their YouTube usage since last year. 70% of millennial YouTube users watched a YouTube video to learn how to do something new or learn about something they’re interested in.