A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. The Politics of Housework Liberated women-very different from Women's Liberation! The first signals all kinds of goodies, to warm the hearts (not to mention other parts) of the most radical men. The other signals-HOUSEWORK. 7 Exercises That Will Transform Your Body Looking for some effective ways to transform your body? There are a few great exercises that will help you to reach your fitness goal. These exercises are easy but effective in strengthening your body along with burning unwanted calories. However, sticking to these exercises is not enough to transform your body, you should also eat healthy and get enough sleep regularly. Don’t waste your precious time doing other workouts, here are seven exercises that will help you transform your body in no time.
Email marketing statistics 2014 compilation Email marketers often ask "how do our campaigns compare"? They're looking for statistics to compare subscriber engagement for open, clickthrough and delivery rates, ideally within their sector. Fortunately, there are a number of good options to benchmark email response across different sectors. The best stats sources are compilations by email marketing service providers who produce statistics across their clients' campaigns. We have ordered them into the 4 top questions asked: As we'll see, for the most meaningful comparisons we need to go beyond industry averages and drill down to the comparison of email types since transactional emails such as a welcome sequence tend to have much higher interaction and click-through rates than a regular newsletter.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Will Poulter, and Tye Sheridan to star in ‘The Yellow Birds’ Benedict Cumberbatch, Will Poulter, and Tye Sheridan to star in ‘The Yellow Birds’ The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Star Trek) will star opposite Tye Sheridan (Mud) and Will Poulter (The Maze Runner), in the adaptation of the Kevin Powers’ novel The Yellow Birds. David Lowery will direct. The synopsis makes it clear that our main duo will be portrayed by Sheridan and Poulter, but we’ll have to stay tuned to find out who Cumberbatch will play. What do you guys think?
iPad as the Teacher's Pet - Version 2.0 An iPad can be a teacher’s very handy assistant! Last year I published an infographic titled "iPad as the Teacher’s Pet” and I have updated it to version 2.0. It’s all about what can be done by Pad-using educators, whether or not their students have iPads. Pre-pregnancy contract: Signing on the dotted line to avoid household conflict. Illustration by Robert Neubecker I’ve been wavering on the subject of motherhood for what seems like decades. Like Ruth Graham, who wrote of her fear of parenthood on Slate not long ago, when I contemplate jumping the gap between not-mom and mom, I see only catastrophe. The physical changes, the financial challenge, the increased difficulty of travel—having a baby seems like saying goodbye to my freedom. On the other hand, I’m 36, and if I ever were fancy-free, I’m not now.
Creating The Perfect Pitch Deck Creating a pitch deck is hard, especially when you’ve never done it before. If you’re a first-time entrepreneur like I was when we raised our series $15 million first round for Bigcommerce back in 2011, then you’re probably excited, nervous, and anxious about raising your first round of financing. The good news is that a pitch deck can (and should be) be almost formulaic. You’ve got to tell a story, paint a vision, know your metrics, and sell, sell, sell. Whether you’re raising a small seed round or a bigger series A straight off the bat, you need to get a few things right, and the rest will fall into place. In this post I want to share with you eight tips to create the perfect pitch deck.