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With small businesses struggling to survive, it’s no surprise that financial expenditures are being shifted to keep your business afloat. After the mass layoffs in the last decade, you may be looking for alternate ways to save a buck and stay in business. Whether your business is just getting off the ground or someone who has been struggling for a long time, you should consider virtual employees. A study presented by Mashable found that a whopping 44% of companies have used Crowdsourcing and 83% see the potential. Virtual employees can be beneficial for you in a variety of ways; you’ll just need to find that one that makes the most sense for your company. Virtual Administrative Assistant: If you’ve created a growing small business, you [&hellip

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Nowadays, it seems that everyone has a blog. These online journals are attractive, as bloggers are able to share their thoughts and feelings with the world. With this freedom of expression, writers contribute frequently to their blog, often using debatable topics to spark discussion. The more credible the sources and the more interesting the posts, the more followers are gained. With enough followers, the blog can generate revenue and more importantly, the author can use it to build his reputation

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Everyone wants to earn more money even though he works or not for it. The attraction of big sums and raising rates of your projects always exist. It may sounds greedy but it does not change the fact. In the case of freelancers, they really want to ask for high price for their services, however; they could not do so because of fear of losing the client. The questions about raising the price are natural and every designer has following question in his mind before quoting the final price to client. Am I asking less than actual worth of my work? Will client still willing to pay me quoted price? Can I sustain on selected pricing formula? These questions are pertinent in one way or [&hellip

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There are number of tips that help you to maintain successful relationship with your client. It is indeed one of the very important things when working on any project. A good working relationship with your client ensures mutual benefit, high level of shared comfort and reduces the likelihood that you will have to face difficult situations with your client. Human beings tend to value their relationships especially if any relationship has tendency to prove fruitful. So, it becomes very important for you to find awesome clients who are fond of you and your work and once you find them you should go extra mile to ensure their loyalty and esteem. In order to take you extra mile, here are a few ideas to get you [&hellip

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A person never stops learning which is exactly why there is always a room for learning. Even if you think you are a great designer, there will always be a room for making yourself better and enhancing your creativity. As designers, you will have millions of opportunities to learn from your surroundings and even from other websites. The famous websites such as Facebook and twitter are a great example of creativity. Despite having a good user interface, these websites are user friendly as well. There is a lot of material available on the internet to improve your website making and become a designer from a simple maker. Learning and taking inspiration from a design is absolutely fine however; copying designs should be a big No.  [&hellip

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Every opportunity brings good or bad experience depending upon the way you take advantage of it. The same rule can be applied on internship. Internships can provide you with invaluable experience and can be proved as a stepping stone in one’s career. Moreover, it has also been highly desired pre-requisite of numerous giant corporations. I am sure no one has ever heard of any entrepreneur discrediting the worth of on-job experience. Every industry has its own job criteria and requirements to hold on to it. The design industry is versatile and expects a lot from people in it. So, a person who has yet to start his career from an internship should consider reading or recommending the tips I am about to give. Geared up [&hellip

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An important advantage of being a freelancer is the fact that you are paid depending on how much you are working; a lazy freelancer may gain enough money to keep himself alive while another may allow himself holidays in exotic places. Each day I try to be more efficient while each freelancer is pushing him to the limits to evolve and become a real professional. This is pretty normal, but there are plentiful moments when the will power is very low and nothing can bring it to a satisfactory level. However, when the Sun is up and all people are going to picnic, can somebody stay and work? Not me… In the Northern hemisphere summer is coming (or it is even here) and this can [&hellip

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Any writer will tell you that more isn’t better. Quite the opposite, it’s sometimes a curse, and too much bulk can sabotage what might otherwise have been a good bit of text. It’s easy enough to get tangled up in a sentence, let alone an article. When blogging, more can be a real disaster. It can also be messy, and pretty useless in terms of core site values like SEO. Reiterating and going into extreme detail isn’t particularly useful writing technique, either. If you’ve seen the Bloomberg style of writing, a lot of Bloomberg’s content is based on short pieces, which is a good way of maintaining their very high rate of information flow. If you’re writing a real time news blog, it’s best practice, [&hellip

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We all want to hear some appreciation for the work we do. It doesn’t matter what field we belong to, every work requires some acknowledgment, healthy criticism and proper appreciation. If you are a writer or a blogger, you must understand that not everyone is going to like what your write. Similarly if you are a designer, not everyone is going to like what you design. This means that you will be getting both negative and positive comments for your work. As a professional, it is very important for you to keep things professional and handle them professionally. You need to have a very correct approach towards comments of users. To say the truth, almost every comment deserves your attention and if you decide to [&hellip

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