Archive for: August 2014

Business General How-To
A Freelancer’s Guide to Increasing Your Rates
August 22, 2014
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A Freelancer’s Guide to Increasing Your Rates
Making more money as a business owner or freelancer is usually the goal for most entrepreneurs. However, being an established professional, it’s not always easy to increase your current rate. It takes finesse, great communication, and opportunity. If your local grocery store sells soap for $3.00 and tomorrow they bumped the price up to $9.00, you’d certainly make a […]
General How-To Tech
How-To: Faster, Stronger, Better MacBook
August 18, 2014
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How-To: Faster, Stronger, Better MacBook
The Problem At some point you will find that your computer is just not up to par anymore. Error messages vaguely alluding to a lack of space or blank screens without any kind of solution being offered. Or maybe you’re just running out of room from copying photos of all the crazy road trips you’ve been taking. Whatever […]
General
Review & Giveaway: Bosky Optics
August 11, 2014
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I came across this incredible company through an email subscription for new brands and products and Bosky Optics really caught my eye. They’re a two man team based in Corvallis, Oregon. They boast eco-renewable eyewear that actually looks really cool! The glasses are wooden and feather light. The company’s newest angle is to gather artists […]
Business Lifestyle
The Leap: From Employee to Self-Employed
August 8, 2014
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The Leap: From Employee to Self-Employed
So you’re thinking about going into business for yourself? It’s one of the most rewarding feelings. The sense of ownership, accountability, and freedom are all worth it. However, making this jump is possibly the scariest thing you will ever do. Here are a few valid reasons to stop reading this article right now: You are […]
General
Bosky Optics Giveaway on Monday!
August 7, 2014
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Bosky Optics Giveaway on Monday!
Starting Monday, August 11th, 2014, I will be hosting a partnered giveaway with Bosky Optics! I will be posting a review which will also have details on how to enter the contest. No purchase necessary. Two winners will each get one (1) pair of awesome wooden sunglasses courtesy of Bosky Optics. The company is based […]
Business General Lifestyle
Busy vs. Productive
August 4, 2014
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Busy vs. Productive
When someone says they’re “too busy” or they don’t have time, two pieces of information can be obtained: that person’s schedule cannot hold anything extra the specific task doesn’t have priority over others What we have to understand is that the term “busy” is relative to the individual. Your definition is not the same as […]
Apps Business Lifestyle
5 Apps You Should Be Using
August 1, 2014
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5 Apps You Should Be Using
Flights – Skyscanner Skyscanner is a great app that gives you a comparative pricing among different airlines in a standard list view. However, the beauty of the app is when you switch to a horizontal mode that indicates dates for the lowest price possible. Essentially allowing you to beat the system. I’ve seen other apps […]