Why Your Business Must Go Social [Infographic]

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Your grandma is probably on Facebook by now. So why on earth isn’t your business?

It’s time to get real, and come to terms with the fact that social media networks are not just for teenagers anymore. Even setting up something as simple as a customized Facebook fan page can enhance your brand online. Studies show that socializing is important for maintaining a happy and a healthy lifestyle. So it kinda makes sense that the same holds true for businesses, no?

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How to Twitter and Facebook and Still Get Things Done

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It almost seems like magic the way that most social media juggernauts tweet, update Facebook, upload YouTube videos and respond to comments, seemingly nonstop, all while still managing to get work done. This is an issue that I have struggled with for quite some time. Recently, however, I have been exploring techniques to help myself better manage my time during the day, get more work done, and still remain engaged in social media.

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5 Tips to Power Up Your Work with Unlimited Creativity Juice

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So you’re happily working on your design for a new or ongoing project and everything is going according to plan… or is it? All of a sudden you stop right in your tracks, unsure about your next step. Should you go left? Or maybe right? What if you went back a few steps? No, that didn’t work. Now you’re just going in circles!

You feel that a creative block is imminent, but it’s not too late! There are a few things that you can do to get past this bump in your flow and get back on track. Note that these mostly apply to freelancers or those with more flexible jobs in regards to hours and working place.

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45+ Fresh and Free Social Media Icon Sets

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Here we have gathered some very smart and elegant social media icon packs that you can download and use in your project for free. Social media is a viral means of marketing as well as communicating with your customers. Social media icons on a website or blog allow its visitors to share website information on their social networking profiles with just one click.

We hope that these icon sets will help you build your brand image quickly. So, without any further ado here is the complete list. Hope you enjoy!

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12 Things I Have Learned After 7 Years of Freelancing

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At the age of 15 I started with this web design stuff. Here I am, almost 7 years later and I wish I knew a lot more about this field rather than learning just by my own mistakes. But you don’t have to pass through all of this, dear Padawan.

There are a few particularities in our field that unless you have a geek dad you would never think about… So if you are aware about what you need to do you can have a much simpler, more productive, and happier freelance life.

The crazy thing is that success is not (just) about coding skills alone. You have to build a whole environment to compensate the instability that you probably won’t face in a regular job.

Finally, here we’ll see a few tips for novice and experienced freelancers, ranging from controlling your finances to networking. And I really want to hear your advice and tips after reading this, because we always have something to share, right?

So, let’s rock!

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Feel the Love with Valentine’s Day Wallpapers, Fonts, and Infographics

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How is life, love birds? Usually, I tend to get into the history of things before I start discussing the actual topic but I won’t follow that tradition this time because I know you will be more interested in what I have in store for you for Valentine’s Day instead of the history of Valentine’s Day! So, without much discussion, let us get down to the real purpose. Bookmark this article as it will prove to be helpful over and over in the coming years. Whenever you want valentine’s day wallpapers, fonts or infographics then you will know that you have something useful in your bookmarks.

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A History You Will Love: How Online Social Networking Began

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Nowadays, one can no longer imagine how to catch up with friends and contacts without social networking. Social networking helped us become closer to our friends, even when they are a thousand miles away. Through the World Wide Web, we are able to connect with people from around the world, making it easy to keep in touch with friends and family. Social networking now is a billion dollar industry, but we can barely remember when it didn’t exist.

Let’s take a trip back in time and discover the history of social networking, and how it grew, one step at a time.

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TN3Gallery Giveaway: 5 Pro Licenses of jQuery Image Gallery with Slideshow!

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The success of your website depends partly on its presentation. People in the field of designing have little problem, to none at all, dealing with this since most of their works are visual. One way of presenting photographs, illustrations, image manipulations, and other visuals in a very cool way is through an image gallery. But making one for your website does not come free, well there are free plugins for it but they’re not on par with premium ones. It’s a good thing that TN3Gallery is offering 5 licenses for TN3Gallery Pro! Say goodbye to the horrors of coding!

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How iPad is Changing the Face of Businesses

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Has anyone else noticed how many different facets of our lives that Apple’s iPad has changed? Education. Yep. Healthcare. You bet. Entertainment. For sure. As we move into 2012, another iPad trend is forming. iPad is starting to change how businesses and customers interact. Call them what you want, “businesses, website owners, authors, speakers, colleges, etc.” these folks are beginning to use iPad as a tool for interacting with their customers at a physical location. Restaurants are using iPad as menus and making apps that allow patrons to place orders and pay their bill from their table. Retailers are building iPad apps that play educational videos to store visitors. Speakers are using iPad as a teleprompter for speeches. The list is starting to grow. We see a new trend forming and we wanted to see what you think about it.

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