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Interviewing Secrets They Don’t Write About: Part 2 – The Intellectual Part

Interviewing Secrets They Don’t Write About: Part 2 – The Intellectual Part

In part one of this article we discussed the physical part of interviewing. Running all over a company building, meeting a dozen people, keeping your appearance clean and presentable and other considerations that depend on your stamina and ability to keep prim and proper but the really difficult part of...

Interviewing Secrets They Don’t Write About: Part 1 – The Physical Part

Interviewing Secrets They Don’t Write About: Part 1 – The Physical Part

There are so many articles about interviewing tips but if you’ve read one, you can save time by not reading the others. Rest assured they all say the same exact thing. They range from the simple, common sense tips like not talking on your cell phone while being interviewed, to...

15 Simple Yet Effective Techniques to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

15 Simple Yet Effective Techniques to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

Speed is a very important yet a quite over-looked factor among many webmasters and bloggers. There are many, who don’t understand the importance of having a fast loading website. If you write quality content and at least do some minimal promotion, then you may face situations when you can get...

21 Most Useful WordPress Admin Page Hacks

21 Most Useful WordPress Admin Page Hacks

WordPress needs no introduction among designers and writers. It use to known as the synonym for blogging but now days it is used to create any type of website of any complexity. WordPress has reached phenomenally high usage rates. There are over 70 million publishers who use WordPress, making it...

How to Overcome the Worst Moments in Your Career

How to Overcome the Worst Moments in Your Career

The web design blogs assure to any web designer the needed tips, resources and information for being able to create websites and online applications at the highest standards. Some of the most talented designers entertain the web design blogosphere and it’s a good guaranty that the huge majority of the...

Favor Done, Now Where’s MY Good Karma!?

Favor Done, Now Where’s MY Good Karma!?

We hear it all the time from clients or those who want to be clients; “do me a favor and…” It always ends up with creatives being asked to work for free or give up something we would rather not give up. It makes us feel low, worthless and frustrated...

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,...

Simple Ways to Attract Readers to Your Blog

Simple Ways to Attract Readers to Your Blog

Writing a blog is about getting your views and thoughts conveyed to as many people around the world as possible. Successful bloggers have worked at it for years, and it takes grit and perseverance. I have known very few people who gained popularity in the blogging world overnight. It takes...

Tips to Assist Freelancers in Meeting Project Deadlines

Tips to Assist Freelancers in Meeting Project Deadlines

Being one’s own boss is a lucrative profession for budding freelancers, but it has its own set of challenges. Being the boss implies that you take all the responsibility for your business. One lapse and you could ruin your reputation, without any guarantee that you’d have an opportunity for redemption....

Don’t Take Rejection Personally

Don’t Take Rejection Personally

It’s one thing to try to avoid getting emotional about business matters; it’s another to switch off your emotions entirely. We’re all human, and I’m convinced that being emotional is a gift to us from God. I can shout this out loud with full confidence: each one of us gets...

The Mercenary’s Guide to Effective Writing

The Mercenary’s Guide to Effective Writing

Writing is an art, and as with any art, one must properly train for it. I started writing a while back and was really happy with my work, until I noticed readers poking fun at my writing and criticizing every little thing that I did. My articles were not well...

A Complete Strategy to Write Valuable Content

A Complete Strategy to Write Valuable Content

Every online presence has as a main purpose to be visited by an increased number of visitors or clients. The most important traffic source is represented by the search engines; there is a huge difference, in terms of potential surfers, between a position on the first page and a position...

Turn Your Computer off and Manage Your Sleeping Time

Turn Your Computer off and Manage Your Sleeping Time

Some years ago, a famous adventure game titled Monkey Island (The Secret of Monkey Island, LucasArt 1990, someone else could remember Guybrush Treepwood the mighty pirate?) after the credits of the game clearly said “Now turn off your computer and go to sleep!”. In that case the authors joke about...

Ways to Increase Your Monthly Income as a Freelancer

Ways to Increase Your Monthly Income as a Freelancer

Becoming a freelancer is a way to work at home and be independent without having to start a business. Freelance work varies greatly. Some projects require clients to sign written agreements, while others provide work based on verbal agreements that are enforceable through the nature of the project. Some freelancers...

How to Effectively Handle Web Design Criticism

How to Effectively Handle Web Design Criticism

Regardless of where you work or who you work for, taking criticism is part of the job. Sometimes comments demand a response. Other times, ignoring them is better. Determining when and how to respond to negative comments is something that every individual and organization wrestles with. Despite its negative associations,...