Eight Amazing Ways to Ignite the Fire of Creativity

The routines, the jobs, and the monotony of everyday life can take its toll on your imagination. That little spark inside of your soul that wants to paint, write, dance, make music or be the living embodiment of creativity, can become stifled and suffocated. Source: http://pixabay.com/en/fireworks-brno-reservoir-139924/ Unless you allow yourself to be indulgently selfish. I don't…

Five Ways to Embrace the Future of Web Design

When planning out a website, it's not the fifty colours, flash animations and fancy fonts that will get visitors' attention. No — not unless you're aiming for the sudden onset of adulthood epilepsy. The word on everyone's lips (anybody who knows anything about web design) is usability. A visitor to a website should be treated…

Four Selling Tips You Can’t Be Without

Sales skills aren't just the domain of the salespeople. They help everyone to get ahead in life.  Whether you're selling the benefits of your perspective to a child, a colleague or your partner it's just another valuable feather in the cap. I'm not meaning manipulation, control or any of the other negative connotations of selling.…

The Pocket Checklist for Content Quality

Sometimes during a tremendously complicated project, content quality and self-checking mechanisms can get swamped among the millions of other things on your plate. As you probably know, there's more to writing that simply grammar and punctuation. So here's a couple of essential tips. Use them as a homing beacon after a 18 hour stint behind…

How to Kick-start a Freelance Writing Career

Writing for a living is a challenge at first, but as soon as you settle down with it, it becomes incredibly easy and immensely rewarding. Sort of like looking after a cat. Things only get easier as the years go by and you accumulate more and more experience in different fields. That all sounds grand…