Instagram and Pinterest: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Marketing has taken more evolutionary leaps in the past two years then it has in the time since cave men adorned their spears and clubs with rocks and bones to differentiate their awesome possessions. Throughout the history of marketing and advertising, there have been a couple of commonalities: The first is that design by committee has always screwed things up for a product and the second is that a picture is worth a thousand words.

Instagram and Pinterest: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The father of modern advertising, David Ogilvy, in one of his overpriced books said, “show the product!” We all love images and the most successful ads were the ones with BIG pictures. We are, after all, visual beings and quickly becoming illiterates, who can no longer comprehend the written word, present company accepted as you are reading this.

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90 New High-Quality Free WordPress Themes (2012 Edition)

WordPress! is an award-winning CMS, which enables you to build Blogs, Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made WordPress the most popular blog software available. Best of all, WordPress is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.

90 New High-Quality Free WordPress Themes (2012 Edition)

There are hundreds of WordPress themes online waiting to be paid for. Some of them are worth it, some are not. Just because many of our followers decided to stay with Premium themes, that doesn’t mean Free Themes are ugly, cluttered, and boring.

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Demystifying Facebook: Do’s and Don’ts of Facebook

Your social graph is determined by the quality of conversations, people on the network and information exchanged you and your network members. Hence, it’s important to adopt some best practices (Dos) and refrain from indulging in certain kind of untoward behavior (Don’ts) while interacting on a day-to-day basis. Though, you may think that your posting does not make any difference on a ‘casual’ site like Facebook or MySpace, it all adds to your social image.

Demystifying Facebook: Do’s and Don’ts of Facebook

This social image building process may seem like a waste of time in the short term, but in the long run, this has the potential to yield rich dividends. For example, someone with whom you are interacting on Facebook can give you a lead to a potential job opening (may be his status update, it may be you reaching out to him outside Facebook etc) or in other case, someone may bounce a creative business idea and then you can team up and find a future business partner. Even someone’s posts and views on particular topics may be liked by you and he/she may end up as a date and subsequently marriage.

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Language of Photography

Like any other profession or a technical job, photography as an art and as a science has some very distinct technical words which facilitate an easier communication of ideas and perceptions. Without them it would be almost impossible to communicate and get understood in an effort to do justice to our endeavors.

Language of Photography

As a form of visual expression, photography is unique and it cannot be compared with any other branch of visual expression.

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Are Job Ads Phishing For Free Innovation?

A recruiter recently announced an employment opportunity but it came with a test. Candidates would have to write a business plan they would implement in their first year with the company. The request was to “be innovative with your thinking!”

Are Job Ads Phishing For Free Innovation?

The recruiter insisted candidates needed to “wow!” this company. With the realization of the competitive nature for open executive positions, as one reads daily in the pages of the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, the candidates would have to take a chance or forget about any chance at all. The recruiter would not address who owned the intellectual property. The only answer was, “what’s that?” and “don’t worry!”

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