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The Importance of Setting Short-Term Goals

The Importance of Setting Short-Term Goals

Remember that anxious feeling you got when you were assigned an essay or project in college, and the crushing pressure to get a good grade? It was never a good feeling, was it? Thinking about the amount of work and data-crunching that would be needed scared the hell out of...

Freelancing Tips for Building Your Client Base

Freelancing Tips for Building Your Client Base

As a freelancer, you are free to put your feet up and work, if that’s what gets your creative juices flowing. Yet it takes talent, business savvy, commitment and time to be a successful freelancer. Freelancers are always in search of some work, so that they can earn something by...

Don’t Do TOO Good Of A Job!

Don’t Do TOO Good Of A Job!

Maybe this is happened to you. You’ve really nailed a project. You skip out of the client’s with a big smile because you’ve done the best work you have ever done. Months down the line, you haven’t heard a thing from the client and your emails are either not returned...

Powerful Titles for Your Blog Posts

Powerful Titles for Your Blog Posts

Titles and headings have the difficult intent of sum up the whole article content in a few words. Those words have to be attractive, eye-catching, tell the story and transmit curiosity to invite the reader in continuing his reading. Are your titles powerful? Are they able to stick the readers?...

A Guide to Freelance Writing as a Career

A Guide to Freelance Writing as a Career

Writing is an essential job skill. Businesses nowadays require writers in a variety of capacities, which has expanded the freelance writing field. If you are interested in working as a freelance writer, it’s time to begin setting your rates, marketing your services and managing your projects. Writing pushes you to...

The Present of Social Media and The Future Scenario

The Present of Social Media and The Future Scenario

All over the Internet, it seems that any blogger, who has nothing to say or is simply uninspired for the moment, will surely post something about the rise and the progress of social media. The subject is debated from news websites to the ones about gardening and the trend is...

The ‘Off-Publishing’ Activities of a Blogger

The ‘Off-Publishing’ Activities of a Blogger

The blogosphere is in an abiding increase both as size and importance, many blogs being considered as very trustful and enjoyable entities. Following this trend, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that, in the near future, the importance of blogs and bloggers increases as well and many of their opinions...

Professional Practices They Don’t Teach You In Art School: Contracts – It’s Business!

Professional Practices They Don’t Teach You In Art School: Contracts – It’s Business!

Yes, everyone says GET IT IN WRITING! Still most people are afraid to ask a client for a contract. Don’t be ashamed of yourself for not doing it – most freelancers don’t. There are many reasons behind this problem. You don’t know what to include in a contract. You’re afraid...

Top 10 Ways to Use Email Marketing Effectively

Top 10 Ways to Use Email Marketing Effectively

Many businesses implement the use of email marketing in tandem with their overall marketing strategy. From e-commerce sites to brick and mortar stores, large or small, business all around are engaging in email marketing to increase sales. Statistics don’t lie, 88% of B2C firms currently use email marketing and another...

8 Lessons to Learn from Past Social Media Debacles

8 Lessons to Learn from Past Social Media Debacles

In many ways, social media represents a dangerous space. Customers have an easy means by which to share negative stories with millions of people and companies now have to communicate back, often publicly too. Customers themselves are appearing in brand spaces, and companies have to let them. In this process,...

The Constitution of a Modern Freelancer

The Constitution of a Modern Freelancer

The majority of the nations around the globe base their interactions between the habitants on a basic law, written or unwritten called the constitution. This entity guarantees various aspects of the common wishes of the citizens as a way of organizing, the most important civil rights and duties. A better...

Facebook Etiquette Rules People still Break

Facebook Etiquette Rules People still Break

With over 600 million users worldwide, Facebook is without a doubt the killer social app! But with so many users, there are bound to those who share too much or cross the line of appropriateness (often unknowingly) and this can put them in a compromising situation with friends, relatives or...

20 Biggest Mistakes Designers Make

20 Biggest Mistakes Designers Make

In web design, the learning never stops. Some of us designers see this as an opportunity, others as a hindrance. We have to keep up with the pace of ever-changing technology, techniques and trends in order to be competitive. In this fast-paced environment, we are bound to make mistakes—and mistakes...

How to Deal With Wild or Obnoxious Blog Commenters

How to Deal With Wild or Obnoxious Blog Commenters

IN COLLEGE, the bulletin board in the student center can be a handy tool for most students looking for what’s happening on campus. If these bulletin boards aren’t well kept, they become a clash of posters all screaming for your attention but none of them getting it. Blogs and news...