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15 Essential WordPress Plugins for 2017

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WordPress is an ideal Content Management System (CMS) for businesses, blogs, and personal websites thanks to its vast array of free and premium themes, plugins, and features. WordPress plugins allow you to extend and expand the built-in functionality of the WordPress CMS to create frontend and backend features that can make your site more useful, more secure, and more valuable to you or your business. With over 47,000 plugins in the WordPress Plugin directory, you can download and install almost anything. While many of these plugins are not free, they allow you to benefit from third party development to add thousands of features and services to your site.

If you are not sure where to start, the following includes the top 15 most essential WordPress plugins for any website in 2017.

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5 Secrets to Unleashing the Power of Your LinkedIn Page

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LinkedIn is a powerful tool that you can use to market yourself to potential employers, build your network, and promote yourself or your services. It is easy to create a professional presence on the web by highlighting your skills, achievements, and work, while gaining an audience for thought-leadership, generating credibility in your field, and branding yourself. As a platform, it is ideal for business networking and offers value to contractors, freelancers, traditionally-employed individuals as well as business owners. LinkedIn claims that it has an average of two users sign-up per second and, as of Q2 2016, they had over 450 million active users. If you want to stand out among the sea of LinkedIn users, you have to do something special. The following 5 tips will help you to start unleashing the power of your LinkedIn page.

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How to Successfully Launch A Small Business

Successfully Launch A Small Business

The efforts needed to launch a new venture can seem daunting. Starting a small business involves strategic planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of sales and marketing activities. It can be both an exciting, and yet challenging journey.

Depending on the industry, the challenges businesses face can be very different. However, some basics are still universal. Before embarking on the entrepreneurial journey, here are a few important steps one can follow to launch a small business successfully.

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IT Gadgets Technology

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro: The King of The Low End

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Xiaomi’s Redmi series have been gaining popularity among Smartphone users over the past few years and for good reasons. Its low price points and amazing features have given them a vivid competitive advantage against competitors like Samsung and Apple. So much so that even other Chinese players have found them hard to compete with. Xiaomi has since been cranking out quality Smartphones and becoming one of the leading Smartphone brands in recent years.

This year, Xiaomi has introduced its trump cards, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, to capture the low-mid end market, being the successor of one of Xiaomi’s best-selling phone series, Redmi Note. Once again, Xiaomi has proven itself to be a company which is capable of coming up with great design and build quality.

After pushing powerful components and cutting prices, Xiaomi has started to focus on premium aesthetics and build quality, which appeals more to its users. This new budget-centric smartphone will surprise its users with its array of flagship and premium features such as its metallic design, excellent build, as well as its fingerprint sensor.

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Apple Watch : A Smartwatch for the iOS Enthusiast

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Apple may not be the first technology company to launch a smartwatch, however it has made its first piece of wearable, one of the most stylist smartwatch till date. The Pebble Time, on the other hand, lacks this premium look and feel which is present in the Apple Watch. Having said this, both smartwatches have their different strengths and weaknesses, and also their different sets of intended users. Some people might like the Apple Watch, while others might not, to each his own.

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Business Marketing

Business vs Gaming, Are They the Same Actually?

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Starting a business is hard labor. It requires a lot of determination and learning, and only pays off in the long run. If you are currently an employee of another business, then starting your own business is a tough challenge as well as a lifestyle change.

Being a gamer myself, I could relate many elements of the gaming world with the business world. As such, I can apply what I learnt and experienced in the gaming world to real life.

Treating business as a game may not sound like a good idea, however it can be very apt when both in the gaming world and in the real world, we are trying to fulfill our basic roles and responsibilities while achieving our main objectives in business (or in game).

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