The Best Free Fax Online Reviews

Somewhere in the process of filling out applications for distributors I realized that most of the applications were requesting to be faxed in.  Faxed.  A...

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A very important aspect for foreign businesses is the ability to use employees of the mother company. It is important to maintain the optimum way...

Lars Tvede, Cool People: Have Fun

Lars Tvede has always focused on having fun – if he did not feel that he was engaged in whatever he was doing, he would...

Photoshop Is Still The Best…

There are many great graphic design programs on the market but it is very interesting to understand why Photoshop is still the best graphic design...

Is it time to get a new website?

Is it possible your web site stinks, and you don’t even know it? Web sites, and their ability to be ranked high by Google (translation:...

Why Women Don’t Do Programming?

Being a Programmer, the most confusing statement I hear is ” why are women not programmers”? Indeed women are very hard workers, sincere with their...

Compare Best Java HTML Parser Library

Today we will take a review to compare the Best HTML Parser Library. HTML Parsers dwells on the area where there is no standard operating...

How to setup FTP Server Ubuntu 14.04

How to Setup FTP Server Ubuntu 14.04 I was following a tutorial to set this up on an AWS server and kept getting the same error:...

How to Make Your Business Mobile

Why Go Mobile With more people using their mobile devices to access the internet than computers now, there is more reason for businesses to stop using...

How to add alias commands in Ubuntu

How to… Use aliases for commands in Ubuntu I sometimes get tired of typing long commands over and over (for example, to install packages from...

How to forward ports using Apache

How to… Use Apache to forward port 80 to another application So I was trying to install Atlassian JIRA for project management and wanted to...

Vale the #NBN

Before the Politics dictated, the #NBN was actually going to be a world class service for ALL Australians. A system that allowed a true provider...

Administering Multi Tenent MySQL Installations

Problem When we have many MySQL installation in same hardware and many MySQL instances running from different base directories,Administration can get into messy ebecause we...

Introducing The Thumb Drive Genome Sequencer

Oxford Nanopore Technologies has developed a thumb drive capable of sequencing DNA. Dubbed MinION, the disposable device is expected to be commercialized later this year...

“Tech Co” Manifesto

Having worked in the technology industry for quite a while, I’ve noticed there are some key drivers that make a tech company successful.  These are, in...

Are Niche Fads Worth Pursuing?

In working with my clients on finding niches to focus their sites on – I am still surprised at how many people are still focusing...

Monetizing Your Niche Site

Many people new to the niche website development industry make the mistake of assuming that AdSense will provide them enough revenue to make the site...

Avoiding Cannibalizing Your Keywords

One of the most common errors made by niche site builders of all levels is building their site around exact match keywords.   This is...

Is the Niche Site Industry Doomed ?

Google is infamous for wiping out business models.  No one knows this more than I do after my multimillion dollar software company was wiped off...

Tips to Increase Ranking in Youtube

YouTube Itself is another world in the web. It have got a huge number of registered members (almost 75 million+) and almost 150,000 videos are...

How TO Teach Yourself SEO

A lot of internet marketer wants to learn about SEO but finds themselves in great trouble while learning that. There are so many things are...

10 Ways To Increase Your Blog Traffic

Visitors are the most important element of any blog, I consider blogging without traffic is just a waste of time. Traffic determines the success of...

Java Tutorial – Variables

You’re probably reading this post because you want to know how to work with variables in Java. Or maybe you’re just curious. Well, you’ve come...

Php Online Tutorial for Beginners

This post will cover the basics of PHP in this PHP Online Tutorial for Beginners and I will go into great detail about everything that...

Loops in Java

Often times as a programmer, you’ll encounter situations where you’ll need to use loops – it’s inevitable! So learning how to use loops in Java...

How To Use JSoup

"jsoup is a Java library for working with real-world HTML. It provides a very convenient API for extracting and manipulating data, using the best of...

Source Code Control Advantages and Uses

In this post, I’m going to cover the reasons why you should use source control, its advantages, and why if you’re using source control that...

Cakephp Plugin Search cakeDC Usage

I’m using the 2.0 version of cakephp search plugins by cakeDC (with cakephp 2.x) here . I’m need search in many models but thats models...

Three levels of GIT config

There are 3 levels of git config; project, global and system. project: Project configs are only available for the current project and stored in .git/config...

Maven plugin to force parent POM upgrades

It is no news that having a corporate POM for a group of projects is a maven best practice for standardization purposes and avoiding repetition....

Script for changing GNOME proxy settings

Most of us are working in corporate environments and corporate environments do love proxies. And I hate them; I hate setting them every morning I...

Bootstraping Data with Alfresco

When you work with Alfresco, soon you realize that there lot’s of data/configuration that has to be done to run Alfresco properly. In the end...

Making Alfresco Maven Friendly

Since Alfresco source code is not managed by maven, implementing Alfresco extensions (AMP extensions) even simple JAR extensions with maven is very painful. Actually maven...

Testing Alfresco Webscripts

Waaah, too boring to test is too boring to write. I just wanted to start with this quote from Ray Ryan in Architecting GWT applications...

Show recent viewed product list on website in php

I am writing down the code to show the recent viewed product on the e-commerce websites. if(!$_COOKIE[‘recentviews’]){ setcookie(‘recentviews’,$_GET[‘pid’],time()+86400); }else{ $cArray=explode(“,”,$_COOKIE[‘recentviews’]); if(!in_array($_GET[‘pid’],$cArray)){ setcookie(‘recentviews’,$_COOKIE[‘recentviews’].”,”.$_GET[‘pid’], time()+86400); } }...

Complete Cheatsheet of Mod_rewrite

Below is the Complete Cheatsheet of Mod_rewrite Download mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet [.pdf] RewriteRule Flags C Chained with next rule CO=cookie Set specified cookie E=var:-value Set...

Complete Cheatsheet of Regex

Anchors Anchros ^ Start of string, or start of line in multi-line pattern \A Start of string $ End of string, or end of line...

Complete Cheatsheet of Mysql

List of all important functions of mysql which are used frequently Official Website Download MySQL Cheat Sheet [.pdf] MySQL Database Quick Reference [.pdf] Data Types...

PHP Basics Introduction

PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor, although some people also call it Personnel Home Page. This was the full form given to it when there was...

How to Clear Facebook Cache URL

Please use the url to clear the cache, if you want to cache the url https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/og/object/ There is an Facebook API which uses CURL to...

Algorithms {Longest Palindromic Substring}

Today we will talk about “Longest Palindromic Substring” problem. I’ve developed solution about year ago but a few days remembered it and thought about it. So,...

Algorithm {Binary Tree Maximum Path Sum}

I’ve just solved one more problem from leetcode and going to share that solution. So, solved problem calls Binary Tree Maximum Path Sum. Problem description: Given a...

Evaluate Reverse Polish Notation Algorithm

I’ve solved a few tasks from http://leetcode.com/ and going to publish my solutions, So, first task is Evaluate Reverse Polish Notation The task description is : Evaluate...

Algorithm {The maximum-subarray problem}

I’ve just opened Introduction to Algorithms on Divide-and-Conquer chapter, and found interesting item – The maximum-subarray problem. In book you can find implementation with complexity...

Algorithm {Single Number}

We are working on next task from leetcode. So, next task will be …. , {Single Number} 🙂. Task: Given an array of integers, every element...

Algorithm {Triangle}

Hey, next problem from leetcode will be Triangle. Task description: Given a triangle, find the minimum path sum from top to bottom. Each step you may move to...

Reverse Words in a String Algorithm

Today we will try to solve “Reverse Words in a String” task for leetcode. Task description: Given an input string, reverse the string word by word....

Algorithm {Max Points on a Line}

Today we will try to solve next problem from leetcode. The problem is Max Points on a Line. Problem description: Given n points on a 2D plane, find the...

VitualBox VMs increase disk size

I am using VirtualBox as VM platform for different OS’. Last time I’ve investigated kafka messaging system I’ve created simple VM based on the ubuntu...

Reverse LinkedList {Loop implementation}

In the first part I’ve described how to reverse single LinkedList using recursion. Today we will to do the same using one loop. The structure...

How to install Yakuake on Cenros 6.3

I’ve started to use Centos server and tried to find good terminal emulator. Previously I’ve used guake for Ubuntu and some port of this emulator...

How to Get IP Address Linux

Today I’ve tried to prepare auto configuration of my application and one of the main point was create correct cluster with real IP addresses ....

Maven: Set up java.library.path

I’ve tried to set up java.library.path as next example      <plugin> <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId> <artifactId>maven-surefire-plugin</artifactId> <configuration> <systemProperties> <property> <name>java.library.path</name> <value>target/lib/</value> </property> </systemProperties> </configuration> </plugin> but there were problems in testing,...

Amazing story about crashing JVM

A few days ago I’ve investigated API of one over price external library. One note this library is native, written using C++ and provides ports...

Simple puzzle NPE (String)

We had training related to java, and was short example of code, like that : void todoSomethig(Agent agent){   if(agent!=null && agent.getName().length() > 0){   System.out.println(agent.getFullName())  ...

Algorithm {Min Stack}

I’ve just found that leetcode added new one task and decided solve it 🙂. SO, new task is Min Stack. Task description: Design a stack that...

Algorithm {Word Break II}

Today we will work on hard task Word Break II. Why this task is hard? I can say, here, during resolving this problem, you will and...

Algorithm {Intersection of Two Linked Lists}

Today I will describe about easy but with interesting solution problem – Intersection of Two Linked Lists. OK, let’s read problem description: Write a program...

Algorithm {Longest Valid Parentheses}

Today we will try to solve that problem for the Longest valid parentheses. First time I’ve faced the task I did fail, Yes, I’ve thought...

Android: Formatting Strings

Introduction If you are java developer you can use String.format for adding some parameters into your string. Core Java provides us mechanism to manage it using...

Android: Unit Test Issues

I’ve created this project for testing my Android Application and tried to start it. After starting I have received next error: Test run failed: Unable...

Android: Localization

Introduction The next step in development Android application will be localization. I’ve read documentation from official site and from http://www.icanlocalize.com/ and decided to describe it. Sequence of resources...

PlayFramework: Run and Debug Using IDE

Introduction I think each of us looking for the best IDE and best way of development. I think the best code editor is IntellJ IDEA...

Algorithms: Customization Binary Search

I had some interviews into big companies like Google, Amazon and so on, and there were tasks related to the algorithms. So, Here I’ll describe one...

Linked List Cycle / II Algorithm

Today we will learn how to solve two problems from leetcode – Linked List Cycle and Linked List Cycle II. So, as you can see these problems...

How to Delete Your Google+ Page?

Do you have a Google+ page that is unused from long time or for some reasons you want to delete it? When you tried to...

A Personal Revolt Against Handshakes

Of course, being properly etiquette-trained, I regularly extend my hand for the requisite handshake. What a tortuous experience that often turns out to be. If...

Ultimate List of 63 Do-Follow Blogs

Its always nice to have a list of quality blogs available with the do-follow attribute for linking. This way, when you comment at these blogs,...

Old Media in Not Dead Yet

Increasingly our clients are asking us to work more on their websites, online advertisements and even publicity messages for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They said...

Does Your Business Need Social Media?

Regardless of what type of business or organization you are engaged in, chances are, Social Media is affecting the way you operate right now. Currently,...

5 Things You Should Know about Facebook

We use it almost every day, but what do we really know about the possibilities and limitations of Facebook? We have listed 5 interesting things...

How to Make a Viral YouTube Video

YouTube is  the place where everyone goes to see some trailers, educational videos, humorous videos and many other. Currently there are millions of videos on...

Htaccess: add/remove trailing slash from URL

Right below the RewriteEngine On line, add: To enforce a no-trailing-slash policy. RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteRule ^(.*)/$ /$1 [L,R=301] To enforce a trailing-slash policy: RewriteCond...

How to remove /home from url in .htaccess

You can try this code in root .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine on //# Redirect from http://domain.com/home/... to http://domain.com/... RewriteRule ^home\/(.*)$ /$1 [L,R=301] RewriteRule ^home\/?$ /...

Breadcrumbs for Product page

Add additional breadcrumbs links to Product Page. If customers go to product page via current url-link, via browser or via search (Google, Yahoo), or search...

Showing excerpts instead of full posts

We can customize the theme so it shows excepts instead of full posts on the main page. The code is here… File path theme/theme name/...

How to Enable Gzip Compression

Paste the below code in your .htaccess file : <ifModule mod_gzip.c> mod_gzip_on Yes mod_gzip_dechunk Yes mod_gzip_item_include file .(html?|txt|css|js|php|pl)$ mod_gzip_item_include handler ^cgi-script$ mod_gzip_item_include mime ^text/.* mod_gzip_item_include...

How can I make a dynamic canonical tag on Magento?

We generally recommend to hide internal site search from getting indexed /app/design/frontend/{your_package}/{your_theme}/template/page/html/head.phtml Add this code: <?php // code for show canonical tag on all page...

6 Things You Need To Concentrate And Succeed

Concentration delivers the most consistent results in the most productive way possible, time after time. Ironically the more you think about concentrating the less you...

Providing Value to Your Niche Market

Your business will achieve success to the direct proportion that you deliver value according to the marketplace. As an entrepreneur, I have found that the...

3 Keys to Safeguard Your Energy

As a solo-entrepreneur I stand by the quote, “how you spend your energy is how you measure your success.” However, this was true even when...

Millionaires Vs. The Middle Class

I just finished the book, “The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and The Middle Class”. Here’s how I think I stack up…I’d encourage you to...

Unlock More from Your Employees

Do you really get 100% out of your employees, or are you often pulling your hair out with frustration that things are not done the...

Doing business in Switzerland

There are many different ways of structuring your business operations in Switzerland which can help optimize your company’s tax situation. In addition, the specific location...

Logo Design & Baseball

“A hot dog at the ball park is better than a steak at the Ritz.“ – Humphrey Bogart Let’s go with the baseball analogy. It...

Figure 53’s QLab 3 – Tutorial

Alright, full disclosure — I’m a Mac guy.  It’s not that I have any fisticuff issues with Qlab on PC’s, but I’ve had more success...

OVERWATCH, OVERWATCH BETA

On May 4th (a couple days ago), Blizzard released the official Open Beta for Overwatch, a game that combines mechanics from the MOBA and FPS genres....

How to Become a Top Seller on Fiverr

Need to increase you seller Fiverr seller level to a Top Seller? You need to learn about secrets behind my Fiverr Gig Exchange Program. Why...

Open Graph Protocol & Facebook

It’s been a long time I read about the open graph protocol Basically: “The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich...

Multiple RVM gemset with Passenger

I seem to never remember the steps for this procedure (and I’ve needed it a few times already), so I figured I would just write...

How To Add Like Button Code To Website

The Facebook Like button was the most popular among the social plugins on Facebook. Well, it used to be Facebook’s Share button, but when Facebook’s...

Debugging PhoneGap Applications

I recently started developing a mobile application for my MSc Thesis and decided to create a solution that could easily be ported to multiple mobile...

Sapphire Nitro R9 390X Review

Nitro Sapphire R9 390X –  Review of one of the Best Graphics Cards for Quality to Price Ratio PACKAGING The package, made of excellent quality...

SlideShare Review

Trust 5.0 Content 5.0 Design 5.0 Speed 5.0 Service 5.0 Experience 5.0 Interaction 5.0 Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast) Website details Name: SlideShare Inc. Category: Educational /...

Transavia Airlines Review

Website details Name: Transavia Category: Travel Started: March 1, 1996 Website: www.transavia.com Email: contact page Location: Schiphol Airport, Noord Holland 1118 ZM, Netherlands Language: Multi-language...

PayPal Review

  Trust 5.0 Content 4.0 Design 4.0 Speed 3.0 Service 4.0 Experience 5.0 Interaction 4.0 Rating: 4.1/5 (1 vote cast) Website details Name: PayPal Category:...

Huffington Post Review

Trust 5.0 Content 5.0 Design 3.7 Speed 4.7 Service 4.3 Experience 4.7 Interaction 4.3 Rating: 4.5/5 (3 votes cast) Website details Name: Huffington Post Category:...

Idea: Data Based Activity Planner

I have a love for many things, from monster trucks, to symphonies, and due to my wide variety of activities, I find it difficult to keep...

Install RMagick and MySQL with Snow Leopard

The easiest way to install RMagick is  to download the script from: http://onrails.org/2009/09/04/rmagick-from-source-on-snow-leopard.html and to execute it by entering into terminal sudo sh rmagick-build.sh If...

CSS Sprite Generator and Rmagick

I came across another article on CSS Sprites today and it got me thinking of a better way to generate CSS sprites. CSS sprites to...

The Guide To Creative Thinking

Learning to Recognize Our Personal Creativity Are aloof artists the only people who are creative?  In my experience, many of us think so. Its easy...

Choosing a Name for Your Food Blog

Launching your own food blog can be a challenging process if you don’t know where to begin. From blogging platforms to advertising and content issues,...

You Already Are a Writer

Every day it seems there are more status updates on Facebook by writers and bloggers that feel like outright bragging. These writers boast about how...

The Future World of Work

Gartner on Future of Work, via GigaOm. With some comments from me in Italics. I think we’re in danger of overplaying the spontaneous, unpredictable nature...

Newly Local Factories

One of the key ideas for the next fifty years is resilience. It is a growing web meme. Resilience is a term that began life...

Toxic Meetings (And How to Avoid Them)

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason the human race will never achieve it’s full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.’” –...

How To Make Readers Love Your Ideas

When genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot. – D.H. Lawrence Who doesn’t want to be the one...

Be The Best Loser You Can Be

We didn’t even declare to each other that we were racing home from my parents’ house, but when I took a strategic “shortcut” my wife...

King Content is Nothing without a Queen

The last time you heard the phrase , “content is king,” was probably yesterday. Maybe someone was contesting the throne. He or she put forth...

5 Reasons to Start a Blog

Any company or person thinking about starting or re-starting a small business blog, would be silly not to ask themselves the question: Does the world...

4 Free Social Bookmarking Sites

As far as social bookmarking goes, automation is really the only way to go. How about if I add the word free to automation ?...

Logitech mm50 iPod Speakers Review

I’m working remotely this week which means that I can finally ditch those uncomfortable earbuds and listen to news radio without wires. Thank goodness! But...

When Money Isn’t Enough

In a materialistic society which thrives on consumerism, it’s hard to imagine someone who isn’t entirely concerned with money — yet, there are many who...

The One Hour Draft

“The bottom line is that I like my first drafts to be blind, unconscious, messy efforts; that’s what gets me the best material.” — Jen...

Read. Write. Exercise.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” — Joseph Addison Many articles prescribe daily word counts; or a specific amount of...

Five Steps to Building a Successful Brand

Small business owners generally fall into the category of single-minded people. They’ve chosen a path, honed their craft and put their heart and soul into...

How To Maximize Your Sales Online

There was a time when people were hesitant about online shopping. They didn’t trust online payment methods or didn’t trust that the product they bought...

Guerilla Marketing Strategies That Work

The first step in utilizing guerilla marketing strategies for your business understands what they are and why they are effective. A guerilla marketing strategy is...

How to Grow Your Very Own Money Tree

Okay. So money doesn’t really grow on trees. Unless you plant your own Mighty Money Tree, that is! Imagine that only a few moments ago...

HTML Elements

HTML5 also includes new elements for better structure, drawing, media content and better form handling. HTML5 New Markup Elements In the table below you can...

CSS Border-width

border-width The border-width shorthand property sets all of the border widths in one declaration. This property can accept from one to four values. If all...

CSS Border-radius

border-radius The border-radius shorthand property sets the rounding of the corners of the element. This property can accept from one to four values. border-radius: [top-left][top-right][bottom-right][bottom-left]...

CSS Border

border The border shorthand property sets all the border properties in one declaration and is composed of the border-width, border-style, and border-color properties. This property...

Merge Sort in C

Merge Sort in C# Merge sort is a sorting algorithm which is based on Divide-and-conquer paradigm. The algorithm divides the array in two halves in...

Quicksort Algorithm with C# program code

Quick Sort C Programming In the last post we learnt the merge sort algorithm which is based on divide-and-conquer paradigm. Today we are going to...

Splash Tests in Blender 2.66

Some splash photography tests with Blender internal fluid simulator. The fluid simulator can be quite rewarding with some patience as seen below. All settings can...

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Literally I get ideas every single day and this has been going on since Grade School. When I say ideas, I mean ideas about everything....

4 Simple Business Growth Strategies

Business growth strategies aren’t something most of us focus on early in creating our businesses. We’re busy creating our products and services and making sure...

What Is Content Marketing?

“Content marketing” has become the hottest buzzword in marketing. Millions of organizations in the US and the UK are using content marketing to increase their profitability,...

Using Case Studies to Grow Your Business

Do you hold webinars, seminars, and online workshops? If you use teaching as part of your content marketing strategy, consider embracing the power of case...

Where’s Your Marketing Sweet Spot?

Are you confused about using social media and just don’t know where to start your marketing efforts? Are your current efforts just not paying off...

Six Email Marketing Tips for Service Businesses

Email marketing is not just for affiliates and product-based business people. Service businesses, whether online or offline, can benefit from a strong email marketing presence...

How to Monetize a Free Membership Site

It is a common strategy amongst commercial websites: users sign up, gain access to a large library of content or services, all supported by advertising....

The Inspiration of a Successful Man

The greatest thief of productivity is a negative mindset which leads to a becoming uninspired. This may seem obvious and you may have heard solutions...

The Perfect Product is a Simple one

Yes, that IS a serious statement. Last week I revealed how “Hot Triggers” can move people into action. (If you didn’t read my post about...

How to Make A Panorama In Photoshop CS6

Panorama refers to pictures which have lengthened field of views and can be created instantly using latest Photoshop CS6 with help of advanced plugins. The...

How To Create Infographics Using Excel

If you want to create infographics using Excel then learn here how to create infographics using excel.   It is a known fact that infographics...

3 Ways to Drive ROI Using Video Marketing

If you are an entrepreneur looking to increase your visibility and generate interest, then online video should be a tool in your repertoire. Why? The human...

13 Ways to Ignite a Social Media Following

For many an entrepreneur, their biggest digital marketing challenge is gathering an audience and then putting “social” in social media and ultimately having success in...

How To Choose The Best Employee Benefits

Think employee benefits, and what immediately leaps to mind are the pricey extras, like 401k plans and health care. But there are many low cost,...

The Good Aspects of Solopreneurship

Previously I wrote about some of the negative aspects of solopreneurship. I want to now follow that up with what I think are some of...

Rich Dad Poor Dad – Book Review

As I’m writing this there is a special on Georgia Public Television featuring Robert K. Robert K is an investor who has made it his...

Fifty Shades Of Entrepreneurial, Pt 1/3

Where can the pieces of the puzzle be found? In lots of different guises and venues, it seems... I’ve shared the best definition of entrepreneurship...

Learning Gamification With Coursera

As business builders we’re always eager for new knowledge that can give us “the edge”. Gamification is a hot domain for such knowledge, and through...

Quote: “People, events, ideas”

This is one of my favorite quotes: “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” – Eleanor Roosevelt As a boy,...

Fifty Shades Of Entrepreneurial, Pt 2/3

Following up on the previous post, here continues the journey through the various faces of entrepreneurship throughout my “un-career”. Read on to find out what...

Fifty Shades Of Entrepreneurial, Pt 3/3

This is the conclusion of my narrative through various types of entrepreneurial roles and environments during fifteen years up until now. I hope you’ll be...

The New Guy Stinks. Now What?

Making an offer and sealing the deal with an awesome candidate is an amazing moment. Your team’s missing piece has finally arrived, and the world...

Authenticity And Entrepreneurship

To be authentic means letting your true voice be heard. By definition it entails going out on a limb, exposing yourself as vulnerable, so it...

Making The Box Bigger

Funny things happen in dialogue. I was interviewed by a student in entrepreneurship for her thesis, and when asked the question whether I was an...

Everything Must Start Small…

… and some things are better off if they stay small, too. Scalability is the hottest thing you can say when pitching your business to...

The Integral Entrepreneur Manifesto

Why watch the competition? What it says up there. Think about it. Why look anxiously at what other players on the market/in your niche are...

Time Is (Of) The Essence.

Funny thing happened. Two years ago my laptop got stolen. It was just after I had spent a semester in Japan, a country where you...

How To Plan 85 Blog Posts In Advance

Massive kudos to Fredric Leskog for an awesome mindjog to help me come up with topics for the rest of #blogg100! The following ideas can...

Promoting Your Best Content

When blogging, we can get caught up in creating lots of engaging content and not doing enough promotion. Here are lots of great tips from...

Language Shapes How We Think (TED Video)

If you’ve ever stayed abroad for a longer period, it’s probably an experience you treasure. Different cultures shape their people in different ways – and...

5 Most Inspiring TED Talks!

If you find yourself needing a bit of motivation to achieve a new goal or get over a hump, here are some of the most...

5 Ways to Beat Burnout

Anyone who finds themselves being a workaholic, or simply a woman juggling a professional career while running a family–you understand that there are limits to...

The Act Of Conversation Has Purpose

Having attended Conversation Cafés and World Cafés, and more recently Coffee Party meetings as an observer and guest, a question about the purpose of conversation...

Get Creative with Your Facebook Content

Facebook is the world’s largest and most popular social network. As of January 2015, there were about 1.36 billion monthly users of Facebook, according to...

Do You Think It’s Time To Blog?

If you have a hobby or profession that you want to share with other likeminded individuals, but you are not sure exactly sure how, why...

Content Marketing: Why Many Bloggers Give Up

Blogging- it sounds easy enough, right? Then why do so many people eventually give up? In 2009, this New York Times article cited data suggesting that 95% of bloggers give...

How to Succeed on Etsy

How to Succeed on Etsy Having an Etsy shop can help bring in sales for your handcrafted items, but just having a shop might only...

Tumblr: The Hidden Gem Of Social Media

We’ve all heard about the advantages of Facebook, Twitter, and even Vine. These are all popular social media websites that allow you to reach out...

Using SEO in YouTube Marketing

Are you struggling to get traffic to your business website or are you simply looking for new ways to draw in more visitors than what...

Federal Government Employment Facts

Federal Government Employment Facts The largest employer in the United States is the Federal Government The Federal Government employs approximately 2.8 million personnel and federal...

Writing Winning Engineering Resumes

Countless candidates pick a resume design either from the net or from one of their friends to construct their resume.  The outline therefore dictates what...

TypeFacet, Autospacing and Autokerning

TypeFacet Autokern is a free and open source set of Python routines, created by Charles M Chen, that aims to let type designers automate much...

Handcrafted Design

Select articles similar to the Art Chantry interview in the readings that are either about or make prominent reference to designers or design firms that...

Life on the Grid

Life on the Grid: At first glance grid system design may seem simplistic.  It is in fact meant to be easily digested.  Josef Muller-Brockmann is...

Search Inside Yourself

Earlier today I was reading the book Search Inside Yourself by Chade-Meng Tan. Chade was one of the early engineers at Google (number 109) who in...

What are Your Constraints?

At Cornell I’m currently taking an engineering course called Optimization I. The basic format of the class is to define a problem in terms of...

Is Meditation Scientific?

In recent years a body of research has developed highlighting the mental and physiological benefits of meditation. Neuroscientists have discovered that the brain waves in...

Be Consistent!

One of the best pieces of advice I have heard for achieving your goals is this: make sure to be consistent. Many popular authors have...

How to Get Ideas for Your Writing

Some writers have a hard time coming up with ideas while others seem to get so many ideas that they can barely keep up with...

Motivation Monday: Writer Q and A

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Web articles are always in demand, but writing for the web is its own art. What you write in any other form (print, for example)...

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If you’re not recording the names, emails, websites, and addresses of all of your clients (corporate, individual and publication editors) then you are losing money....

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The misconceptions are there for freelance writers, just as they are for anyone in any other profession. Sometimes we’re expected to look a certain way,...
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