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The 34 best free WordPress themes. The WordPress community is big.

The 34 best free WordPress themes

Really big. We're talking thousands of designers and developers, tens of thousands of writers, and millions of users, all contributing to pushing WordPress forward. And one very popular way to do this is designing and developing free WordPress themes. Free Wordpress themes are a great way to get a blog or website off the ground – and there are countless WordPress tutorials online to help you do just that. Create & Share Beautiful Videos, Slideshows and Photo Collages. The 13 Ultimate Free Stock Photo Sites for your Presentation or Online Course. Finding the perfect free stock photo resource is a pain.

The 13 Ultimate Free Stock Photo Sites for your Presentation or Online Course

As a content marketer and designer, I’m constantly looking for high-quality images for my presentations. I have the exact vision in my head of what image I want, but too much of the time, the photo is hard to find. I feel like half the time the results I get are that generic man-in-office photo or the super cheesy I’m-giving-a-great-presentation shot. Not so great when I’m trying to design a convincing presentation. This got me thinking, if I feel this frustrated about finding high-quality, high-resolution free stock images, and I’m frequently on the image search, then you must be frustrated too. So to say no more to low quality, generic photos, I’ve curated a list of the best free stock photo websites where you can find images for your presentations, online courses, social media posts, newsletters, the works. Others are newer finds from some trusted resources, like Buffer blog, nu School, and Bootstrap Bay. Free Stock Photo Websites. Amazon.

By Regina [for infopreneurs + independents] Hello good people of 2015.

by Regina [for infopreneurs + independents]

Africa Miranda, Beauty and Entertainment Aficionado - Beautifully Brown. I’m Africa Miranda, giver of life [laughs]!

Africa Miranda, Beauty and Entertainment Aficionado - Beautifully Brown

Well, you do so many things! It’s funny because I think the challenge, especially when you’re a creative, is to get to do the things you want to do. But the problem is when you start getting the chance to do a few of them, every time you meet somebody it’s like I’m a model, actress, performer, digital personality, influencer, speaker, and host! You sound crazy! Bootcamp – Bossed Up. Book Thomas to Speak at Your Event. They say public speaking is the most common fear in the world.

Book Thomas to Speak at Your Event

But Thomas Frank isn’t afraid of anything. Even spiders. Even speaking publicly… to spiders. On stage, Thomas is an engaging and dynamic speaker, providing insight on topics students truly care about. Thomas has spoken at multiple universities including Iowa State University, Luther College, Simpson College, and St. Small Business Market Profiles. This segment believes that passion is one of the most important qualities of a small business owner.

Small Business Market Profiles

They are proud of the job-creation engine that small businesses represent, and value having the ability to serve a customer well. Passionate Creators are interested in creating something unique, making a difference in the world, and driving economic growth. Speaking - Erika Napoletano. When I was a kid, I was that kid — the one always being told to shut up, simmer down, dial it back, rein it in.

Speaking - Erika Napoletano

So I did. For seventeen years of my professional career, I did all all of those things. And I found myself one tax day with 17 (yes, seventeen) W2s and a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach that told me something had to change. Soon. Well, soon became now. Get pricing details for event swag and custom printed gifts: t-shirts, stickers, and more. One Drop of Love. Links to further pre and/or post-show discussions: Download and print our Educators Guide here: One Drop of Love Educator Guide with questions and resources to share and discuss with students before or after the show.

One Drop of Love

Videos/Articles and other Resources to utilize in discussing themes of the show: BlackUnicorn.com. Time Warner Cable. How to Gather 100,000 Emails in One Week (Includes Successful Templates, Code, Everything You Need) This story is about the launch of Harry’s, a new men’s grooming brand.

How to Gather 100,000 Emails in One Week (Includes Successful Templates, Code, Everything You Need)

Specifically, it will explain how they gathered nearly 100,000 email addresses in one week (!). This post includes all the email templates, open-source code, and insider tricks that you can use to replicate their success. It’s similar in depth to my previous how-to post, Hacking Kickstarter: How to Raise $100,000 in 10 Days. This post is of great personal interest to me, as I’ll be doing a ton of fun stuff with email soon. For a sneak peek, click here. Harry’s started small and grew quickly. This is piece was written by Jeff Raider, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Harry’s, with input from key members of the Harry’s team. Prior to Harry’s, Jeff co-founded Warby Parker, a brand offering designer-like eyewear at lower prices, which also helped pioneer the “buy one, give one” model. Enjoy! Enter Jeff. How to cold email a VIP and get a response.

I used to be terrible at getting busy VIPs to respond to my emails.

How to cold email a VIP and get a response

Years ago, I kept emailing Seth Godin. I would write this beautiful email — and he would write me back one line. Real-World Blueprint for a $5-Million Week. Ramit Sethi is on the short list of people I respect in the world of finance. In a space saturated by gurus who promote one method of investing and then follow another, Ramit has always been willing to share real numbers. And as a guest on the podcast, he also revealed many of his best successes and experiments. Ramit built his personal finance blog up to more than 1 million+ readers per month, and has turned it into a revenue generating monster and a growing business with more than 30 employees.

I asked Ramit to dig into the specific details of his most recent success: a $5 million week. 15 Platforms to Publish and Sell Online Courses. As I argue in Leading the Learning Revolution (essential reading for anyone who wants to be in the online course business), it’s a whole new world out there if you are an individual subject matter expert or a small training/education organization looking to sell online courses.

It used to be that you had to master an authoring tool, license a learning management system (LMS) – or come up with a workaround – figure out hosting and e-commerce, and then somehow deal with end user support. These days, you can get across the finish line with little more than a Web cam, an Internet connection, and one of the platforms listed here. In this post I take a quick look at some of the options that are out there for helping you distribute and sell online courses and instructional videos on the Web. The Buy from a Black Woman Directory. Facebook's 6-Point Plan for Building Brands in the Social Media Age. The Digital Marketing Series is supported by HubSpot, an inbound marketing software company based in Cambridge, Mass., that makes a full platform of marketing software, including social media management tools. Social media has turned the purchase funnel on its head. That's the crux of a study that Facebook recently published in conjunction with Forrester Research.

The two canvassed 101 C-level and VP-level marketing pros in December 2011 and found the profession has changed. Book list for black girls: promoting self-love and empowering young black women – Media Diversified. By Christina Fonthes [twitter-follow screen_name=’CongoMuse’] It is 2014; Nicola Adams is the first (black, lesbian) woman to win an Olympic boxing Gold medal. Michelle Obama is the first black woman to occupy the White House. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Joyce Banda are Africa’s first women Presidents. Schott Foundation for Public Education. Schott is pleased to release our latest series of infographics, this time focusing on the barriers facing Black girls in our public schools. Only through using both a race and gender lens can we see — and fix — the unique systemic problems that Black girls must deal with on a daily basis. Unfair discipline practices. Free Reading: What Is Your Superpower? - Melanie The Medium. New Report Details Barriers to Black Girls' Success.

A collection of statistics: 34 percent of African-American girls did not graduate high school on time in 2010, compared to 22 percent of all female students. Twelve percent of African-American pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade female students received an out-of-school suspension during the 2011-2012 school year. Black girls' suspension rate is six times higher than their white female counterparts. 11 Free Tools For Creating Your Own Professional Looking Graphics With Zero Skills. What is creative intelligence? The big business behind the adult coloring book craze. The popularity of coloring books for adults has exploded in the last year, with an estimated 12 million books sold in 2015 for people looking for ways to relax after work or satisfy their artistic side. 10 Adult Coloring Books To Help You De-Stress And Self-Express. BrainPOP's Free Online Course! Artists as Social Entrepreneurs – 3 Exemplary Leaders. HIGH PERFORMANCE ACADEMY OFFICIAL SITE.

Questions? Email info@burchardgroup.com. Small Business Marketing Ideas: Psychological Marketing Tactics. Life After College - By Jobs, Locations, Universities -