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Stop the tool madness: You get a tool, and you get a tool, everybody gets a tool!

Stop the tool madness: You get a tool, and you get a tool, everybody gets a tool!

How many apps would you say that you use in a month? If you're like most people, the answer is no less than 30. Sounds like a big number at first, but think about all the things you use an app for on any given day: email messaging collaboration project management video calls And this is only the beginning of an ever-expanding list. Don't get me wrong, I understand - the truth is, we all want to...

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10 benefits that remote hiring brings to your business

10 benefits that remote hiring brings to your business

Contrary to popular belief, remote work isn’t a recent trend. It’s been around since 2010 and, judging by the recent events caused by the global pandemic, it’s here to stay. 56% of global companies allow remote work., and around 16% have been reported as fully remote companies. Plus, remote workers claim to be, believe it or not, 29% happier than on-site workers.   Source: Owl Labs Although...

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11 actionable tips to improve your copywriting skills

11 actionable tips to improve your copywriting skills

Copywriters are the backbone of any successful marketing campaign. No matter which tools and techniques you plan to use in your marketing efforts, at some point, you will need help from a copywriter. Want to get more customers from your website? The copy needs to be right. Are you trying to start a social media account? You need a copywriter with good caption-writing skills. Looking to launch an...

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Ideas and business: How to boost your productivity by reining in your ideas

Ideas and business: How to boost your productivity by reining in your ideas

Many will argue there's nothing wrong with having too many ideas, especially if you're running a business or working on a team project. If you want to achieve more, you surely need to do more. After all, there’s no harm in always coming up with material to work on. It’s certainly better than having creative blocks. Right? Well, not necessarily. The problem with ideas is that they don't count for...

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Machine vs. human translation: Why Google Translate just can’t do the job

Machine vs. human translation: Why Google Translate just can’t do the job

If you're like most people, you’ve used Google Translate or a similar machine translation tool at least once in your life. And why wouldn't you? It's fast, it's free, and it gives you access to information written in a language you don't speak. So if a man who speaks two languages is worth two men, does that mean Google Translate is worth 108? The simple answer is no. But before we dive into...

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10 important tips that will make your video meetings more productive

10 important tips that will make your video meetings more productive

For some people, remote meetings are more in their comfort zone than in-person ones. But without proper preparation, they can easily go south. Imagine them turning into one of those meetings you’re absolutely sure should’ve been an email. Or worse - not sure why they even happened in the first place. If these scenarios sound familiar, then your video meetings are in need of a new plan of action....

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Why you need to hire a social media manager

Why you need to hire a social media manager

At first, handling your own social media might seem like a piece of cake. Some might even say that social media management is nothing more than posting nice photos and funny captions. Yet, believing it’s a simple job anyone can do is a classic rookie mistake.  The moment you get on it, a wave of hectic reality sweeps over you. As it turns out, an average day of a social media manager is anything...

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Why is proper grammar important in the business world?

Why is proper grammar important in the business world?

Let's face it: no matter how big or small, parts of your company will always rely on written communication. That’s why it’s important to remember that business grammar affects your image. Take a second to think about all the things you do to get your message out there, close deals, and keep clients happy: send emails write offers create invoices produce marketing materials distribute press...

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Website copy 101: How to write content that sells

Website copy 101: How to write content that sells

Attracting new customers has never been a walk in the park. Even more so today, when digital transformation has become the norm. The shift towards digital offers countless business opportunities.  As we witness daily, more and more website owners are competing to grab market share. But being present online isn’t enough. It is good online content that turns your website visitors into customers....

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3 time wasters you should delegate today

3 time wasters you should delegate today

Are you one of those people who work hard for hours without anything to show for in the end? It is usually a sign that the dynamic business world demands are taking a toll on your productivity. No matter how hard you try to keep up, you often end up feeling overwhelmed. As a result, your to-do lists nowadays are never-ending. It gets even worse when your friends and family start asking why you...

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