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In an effort to rid his desk of a dusty business-card collection, our tech columnist tests out a new business-card scanner that comes with contact-management software.

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Imagine going into a meeting with the Board of Directors and suggesting that employees should spend some of their time in work daydreaming. How would they react? My guess is that it wouldn’t be a popular idea! Most people think of daydreaming as a waste of time – something you might do during lazy moments in between actually working. But I’m a firm believer that daydreaming can enhance creativity to [...]

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Whether you are a student looking for a little cash on the side, or a stay-at-home mom with a little bit of time you want to turn into money, working for yourself in a low-risk business can be a great way to break into the world of entrepreneurship and develop a taste for business. If you don’t have a lot of cash for expensive investment costs, inventory purchases, or space [...]

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[Note from Lee: The next in our series of Wednesday guest posts comes from no less than the Godfather of Content Marketing, Joe Pulizzi. I’ve known Joe since he published his first book, Get Content Get Customers, and have been amazed at his relentless efforts to lead the charge towards better marketing. What I like best about Joe is that he’s a “Walk the Talk” content marketer with Junta42, Chief Content [...]

If you’ve ever needed to build a website on a quick deadline, then you know how difficult it is to make one from scratch. If you’re anything like me and don’t keep your web design skills sharp, or you don’t have a web design background at all, then you’ll be scrambling for help. Fortunately, there are systems that take much of the workload off your hands. Every content management system [...]

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No matter what your freelancing specialty is, odds are that you can benefit from the use of an office productivity suite. In fact, you may already be using one. What is an office productivity software suite? Simply put, it is a group of business-oriented software packages that are bundled together for distribution. The most common bundles include word processing and spreadsheet software, but other bundle configurations exist as well. Office [...]

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Apple has been a leading industry in the mobile world for years with its iPhone and iPad series. Despite the hype it can create with every official release like iOS 5, it’s also holding a large portion of market shares in the mobile platform, and this is probably the reason that most clients will want their app to exist in the Apple’s app store, thus becoming the reason for developers [...]

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This post is part 3 in the series detailing the redesign of Smashing Magazine. ‘Typography first,’ said Tim Brown at last year’s Build. ‘Content-out, not canvas-in,’ said Mark Boulton at New Adventures earlier this year. Sound familiar? If you’ve seen me speak at any event in recent months, you’ll know that I reference these talks every time. They’ve cropped up a lot in recent blog posts, too. And this is [...]

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Do you own a website, if yes then you might surely know about Search Engine Optimization? If you want to make your website successful, SEO optimized content and web design is most important aspect. SEO literally mean bringing more quality and quantity traffic to a website from search engines. Make sure that the content you are adding to your website is well optimized, so that the search engines like Yahoo, [...]

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This tutorial will give you a general workflow overview of how to create traditional illustrations on paper and then refining it further in Photoshop. We will use Indian ink, paintbrushes and a brush pen to ink our pencil sketch, and then watercolor to fill in the illustration. Then we will place the illustration into Photoshop to perform some fine-tuning and image corrections. Continue reading… Continue Reading: How to Develop a [...]

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