The #1 way to grow your online business…

The #1 way to grow your online business…
You know the quickest way to grow an online business? It's not building a list of freebie seekers and scraping by a living with affiliate commissions. It's not by setting up a review blog and hoping for a smidgen of traffic. Both of those are perfectly fine in some contexts, but they're not going to build your business quickly or effectively.   The #1 way to grow your online business is to have products of your own to sell

How to bring more traffic to your site using viral content curation and Trending Traffic

How to bring more traffic to your site using viral content curation and Trending Traffic
Every single one of us needs more traffic. Simply put, no matter if you have a local business site, a Shopify store, or affiliate offers, eyeballs bring in business. No matter what the latest courses and plugins try to tell you, there is one secret to bringing in traffic: Tell visitors what they want to hear What exactly does this mean? It’s giving them content on topics they like. Trending topics / current events Jokes, memes, or other timeless

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common close out their Obama Summit appearance with a freestyle

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common close out their Obama Summit appearance with a freestyle
Image: Matt Winkelmeyer;Charley Gallay/getty imagesThe Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago was a gathering of brilliant minds, but that doesn't mean there wasn't fun had, too.  The inaugural event went off without a hitch, and during a joint appearance at the Chicago’s National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture on Tuesday, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common both took the time to drop a little rhyme on the audience. SEE ALSO: Colin Kaepernick, Snoop Dogg, and more react to Eminem's heated anti-Trump freestyle

The Age of the Vampire has given way to the Age of the Zombie

The Age of the Vampire has given way to the Age of the Zombie
(CNN)Vampires were the most popular undead creatures for over a century, far outshining zombies, mummies, Frankenstein monsters and all other dwellers of that liminal space between life and death. Consider this undeniable phenomenon: From its beginnings, the zombie film and television drama has been at the forefront of racial boundary-breaking. This progressiveness is a function of good storytelling, not a liberal political agenda. Actually, there are nine zombie shows if you include "Game of Thrones," since we now know

Advice from police chiefs who dealt with mass shootings

Advice from police chiefs who dealt with mass shootings
In Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo has been the face of the police response to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, which left 58 dead and injured 546 people on October 1. Sheriff clarifies Las Vegas shooting timelinePulse survivor: 'That night, I was helpless'What did you learn about your department, and about humanity? Burguan: You're proud of your folks when you see something terrible happen and you know that, at this moment, that the natural

With ‘House of Cards’ production halted, what’s next for Kevin Spacey?

With ‘House of Cards’ production halted, what’s next for Kevin Spacey?
(CNN)Production on the sixth and final season of "House of Cards" has been halted after star Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual assault by an actor who claims he was a minor at the time of the alleged incident. Spacey issued a statement late Sunday, claiming he did not recall the incident but apologized for what he said would have been "inappropriate drunken behavior.""But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for

Why Hull fishwife is Maxine Peake’s hero

Why Hull fishwife is Maxine Peake’s hero
For their efforts, she and her fellow "headscarf revolutionaries" were met with disdain, misogyny and even death threats by some Hull men and trawler owners. She was blacklisted and never worked in the fishing industry again. But the campaign worked. The law was changed, and lives were undoubtedly saved. Image caption Prepare the Baftas: Maxine Peake in Three Girls Peake herself is near the top of the acting ladder, despite saying she's never taken the most obvious career opportunities.Her

The lives of the 4 US soldiers killed in Niger

The lives of the 4 US soldiers killed in Niger
(CNN)Sgt. La David Johnson married his childhood sweetheart and was expecting his third child.All four died in an ambush on October 4, after helping local forces in Niger combat terrorists.They came from across the country, each leaving a profound legacy on their communities. Here's what we know about their lives and service of the four soldiers killed: Sgt. La David Johnson, 25Even as an adult, Johnson had a playful spirit, once demonstrated by his unusual method of commuting when

Leith accidentally reveals Bake Off winner

Leith accidentally reveals Bake Off winner
Meet the Great British Bake Off finalists Channel 4's Bake Off risk has paid off Image copyright @PrueLeith She earlier said she had been confused by the time difference between the Asian country and the UK, thinking the final had already aired."The time difference is massive," she told the Press Association. "I thought that they got it six hours ago."Bhutan is six hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.In her now-deleted tweet, Leith said she "wanted to

Kevin Spacey’s coming out is a tasteless distraction that hurts the LGBTQ community

Kevin Spacey’s coming out is a tasteless distraction that hurts the LGBTQ community
House of Cards executive producer and actor Kevin Spacey allegedly sexually assaulted actor Anthony Rapp when he was 14, according to a story BuzzFeed News broke late Sunday night. And now Spacey’s apology has left LGBTQ activists livid—especially since he used the allegations as an opportunity to come out about his sexuality. According to BuzzFeed’s interview with Rapp, in 1986, Spacey allegedly invited the then-teen actor into his apartment for a party. After the night ended, Spacey reportedly hoisted Rapp onto his bed, rested on

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women
Women are funny, duh.Image: Flickr, Gage SkidmoreJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. From SNL to Veep to Broad City, funny women are dominating everywhere you look. In fact, "Wise Gals" is now a category under the humor section on Barnes & Noble's website. There are literally countless books written by hilarious women that will make you laugh, cry, and listen to "Run the World" on repeat.  SEE ALSO:

Terror accused ‘squabbled over knife cost’

Terror accused ‘squabbled over knife cost’
But he complained it wasn't good enough because it was too hard to feel like skin. "I know the difference in feeling, the same way I like hitting u. It's fun," he told her via Whatsapp. 'It's just going to sit at home'By January 2017, Mirza announced he wanted to spend £300 on a real knife. The couple were expecting their first child and Ms Taheer said the weapon did not have to be "state of the art"."It's just

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?
In one of the most unusual episodes, Cumbrian MP and self-confessed "complete and utter pop music anorak" Tim Farron listened to NWA's Straight Outta Compton - a slightly edgier group than the Liberal Democrat party he once led in Westminster. The world's most dangerous group? Straight Outta Compton charts early days of NWA "I think there were some people who thought I was trying to be down with the kids, but I just thought there was a good story

Weinstein ‘raped actress after Baftas’

Weinstein ‘raped actress after Baftas’
In the lawsuit filed in Delaware's Court of Chancery, Weinstein said he needed the information to prevent the company from being harmed by unjustified legal settlements, and to find out whether the board and executives wrongfully terminated him from his post there.'I disassociated'Malthe, who has appeared in films including This Means War alongside Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy and Chris Pine, said she was asleep when she was awoken by Weinstein's "repeated pounding" on the door. She said she heard

Wife bought knife for husband’s terror plan

Wife bought knife for husband’s terror plan
The couple who put IS at the heart of their marriageThey acted on MI5 intelligence that Mirza was going to carry out a rampaging knife attack, similar to those seen this year in London. His arrest on 29 March came exactly one week after the Westminster Bridge terror attack in London.The court was told the pair had initially hoped to travel to Syria to aid the Islamic State group - but decided to carry out an attack in their

Yes, wealthy black Americans experience racism and get to protest. Here’s why.

Yes, wealthy black Americans experience racism and get to protest. Here’s why.
Colin Kaepernick last played for the San Francisco 49ers. Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images. Colin Kaepernick, still unemployed and blacklisted by the NFL, has received a range of critiques from sports pundits, Twitter users, and the NFL audience for using his platform as a famous athlete to speak out against police brutality. There is a problematic line of thought that continues to resurface in these conversations: Black Americans who are wealthy or noted intellects — so-called "privileged" black Americans