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By Anson Alexander | Saturday, September 12, 2015

5 Reasons Your Business Should Be on Instagram

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There are so many social networks available today that it can be difficult to determine where to focus your digital marketing efforts.

I believe Instagram should be one of your business’ top digital marketing priorities—and in this article, I’ll show you five reasons why.

Then if you want to learn more, you can watch my Instagram for Business course on lynda.com to find out how to use Instagram to increase your sales, brand recognition, and online presence.

By Anson Alexander | Friday, August 14, 2015

5 YouTube Channel Tips for Teens


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One of the most exciting things about YouTube is that it isn’t just for adults. In fact, young YouTubers often receive more views and gain more subscribers than adult YouTubers.

Take Caspar Lee, for example. He started uploading creative sketch videos to YouTube when he was 16. Now, at 21 years old, he has nearly 5 million subscribers and over 350 million views—and he recently finished acting in his first professional movie.

Publishing videos to YouTube is a fun way to get your message out to the world, showcase your skills, and start building an online reputation. I’ve been doing it for over 5 years, have learned some valuable lessons along the way, and created a lynda.com course Top 5 YouTube Channel Tips.

But here are some tips specifically aimed at helping young YouTubers manage their channel successfully:

By Anson Alexander | Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Three Reasons You REALLY Should Learn to Type

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Learning how to type properly may not be your top priority—but maybe it should be.

According to a study by technology market research firm The Radicati Group, the average number of emails sent and received per person per day will rise from 122 in 2015 to 126 in 2019.

Beyond that,  think of all of the instant messages you send, documents you compose and searches you perform on a daily basis.

The faster you can type, the faster you can complete all of these tasks—and the more productive you can be.

Here are three reasons you really should learn to type. (And just the type of training you need.)

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