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5 Ways Startups Can Save Setup Costs
If you just started up your small business, you’ve probably heard that terrifying statistics claiming that 8 out of 10 startups fail in the first 18 months but the truth is: those numbers are a myth. ...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
How To Become A Full-Time Freelance Writer
The first thing you need to understand when you decide you want to write for a living is that it’s not going to be easy. Sure, it’s mostly on your own terms, but work can come and go, and you may spen...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Selective Colour On Photos Using GIMP
Selective colour is like the marmite of the photography world, no matter whether you love it or hate it, you can't deny its popularity. Some photographers like it, some hate it with a passion and refu...
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Heidi Tien2 years ago
Life Lessons From Employment
Having a job can be a great way to gain some experiences about earning money and making a living on your own. It can also be a strong lesson that people learn about the path it takes to actually get a...
Starting a Warehouse Management Career
Picking a career is quite hard in this day and age and people are generally unsure whether they’ll be able to find a decent job or not. Simple and obvious solutions are neither lucrative nor satisfyin...
Beginning with Digital Art
Get inspired by what various artists do by watching their techniques and delving into their digital art process on YouTube, but do not, I repeat, do not try to automatically put your level of expertise to theirs. This was a valuable lesson I had to learn when first getting into digital art. I placed my pedestal too high and expected too much from myself. While I’ve worked with watercolors, oil paints, different pastels and pencils, naturally, I assumed that digital painting was the next step to ...
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Heidi Tien2 years ago
Life Lessons From The First Time Living In An Apartment
Life Lessons From The First Time Living In An Apartment 1 thing for sure, do your own laundry, and purchase your own laundry detergent. This is an apartment, not a dorm room (Hint: not Adams Hall 3rd ...
Jenny Medeiros2 years ago
Stressed and Overworked? Here's How To Relax and Boost Productivity at The Same Time
“What! The project is due for Monday? I’ll get right on it!” You shout before putting down the slice of toast you thought was your phone and promise yourself you’ll try to get more sleep tonight. We’v...
Sharon G2 years ago
Naturally Navigating Your Career
Avid hikers, nature buffs or adrenaline junkies will have come by the art of natural navigation before. Practitioners of the art are those that swear by the accuracy, reliability and organic ideologie...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
Removing Objects From A Photo: The GIMP Clone Method
One of the most common things people want when having their photos edited is to have something removed from the photo. These things can range from removing a car in the background to removing an unwan...
Lexi Knight2 years ago
Surviving on Little Money
If I've learned anything by moving out of my parents' house, I've learned that getting by on very little money in this day and age is hard, but it's not impossible. It happens to all of us at some poi...
Murial Bezanson2 years ago
Article Prompts to Cure Writer's Block
Compose a list of your top ten apps and why you would recommend them. Review the last book you read or movie you watched. Create the perfect date or lover. Write an open letter to a politician. Resear...
Starlight Tucker2 years ago
Starlight: Sewing Ideas Into Words
To seek inspiration intentionally is to tell oneself that the point of every beautiful and tragic part of life is another area to write about. Inspiration is sought out visually, emotionally, and ment...
Lexi Knight2 years ago
Life On Benefits
Now I can't speak for people in the USA but in the UK I can definitely agree that the benefit system is a hard one to deal with. If you're disabled or have children this will be different for you, but...
E DM2 years ago
How To Successfully Learn a New Language
Let me explain my current situation first because why would you listen to anything that I, a 20-year-old student, would say? Well, I was born in Belgium. In Belgium, we have 3 official languages. Dutc...
Andrej Kovacevic2 years ago
Strategic Advantages for Corporate Leadership in Focusing on Sustainability
Consistently, the demand for sustainability-oriented thinking is becoming pervasive in every sector of social, political, and business affairs. If one thing was to be understood about the voices of th...
Marilen Crump2 years ago
Focus On the First Mountain
The path to success is sometimes tricky and filled with challenges. It can leave you wondering what you can do to quickly manifest the vision you are hoping to achieve. I have pondered this many times...
Ashely Moore2 years ago
Hello and Welcome to Unemploymentville
The thought is traumatizing. Especially to an individual who has worked for more than 20 years without interruption. What about those individuals who have been in unemploymentville for more than 6 mon...