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Free Icons: 50 Best Sites To Find Beautiful And Useful Free Icons

Free Icons: 50 Best Sites To Find Beautiful And Useful Free Icons
Wouldn’t it be awesome if those icons were free? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve scoured the interwebs to find 50 of the best sites for free, but beautiful, icons. Definitely bookmark this resource, because it’s sure to become your go-to fave when finding icons for website design, web applications, infographics, and desktops. But the uses don’t stop there. You can also use icons found on these sites to spice up your social media images, to illustrate the information on your slideshows, to enhance your business cards and stationery, to brighten up your menus, or to make your flyer pop. Did I mention that all of these icons are free to use? If a site does require attribution, you can add a link back in your footer or on your About Me page. Without further preamble, here’s a list of where to find icons for all your graphic design projects: Smashing Magazine is one of best resources for finding high quality, exclusive icons. Searching for icons is easy on Iconfinder. That’s right.

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Office 365 News Roundup When we review recent Office 365 updates and improvements—something we do every couple of weeks as we pull together this news roundup—it’s usually easy to spot a general theme that ties those announcements together. Whether the theme is productivity, collaboration, teamwork or some other aspect of how Office 365 enhances the way people work, it’s rarely hard to find. Looking across the large number of diverse announcements during the past couple of weeks, however, we were stumped! So this week, we’ll keep our introduction brief and get right to the good stuff. Let’s start with security and privacy.

15 Amusing and Creative Infographics to Delight Your Social Network Infographics are all the rage on social media—and they’re not going anywhere anytime soon. Contrary to predictions that infographics would saturate the blogosphere to the point of losing audience interest and impact, they are more popular now than ever before. According to a report published by the Social Media Examiner, 70 percent of marketers plan to increase their use of visuals such as infographics and memes during this year, while the use of infographics in B2B marketing increased from 9 to 52 percent in 2014. These are heartening figures, especially for those who appreciate all the unique qualities of this highly shareable content format: They’re visually attractive, easy to consume and provide loads of information in a few seconds. But, there are also drawbacks. With the prospect of even higher rates of visual content creation, we’re bound to see many more infographics that are either unappealing, hard to understand or misleading—as we already see today.

Sarah's Chapter: STARTING A BULLET JOURNAL Bullet journalling was created by Ryder Carroll and it's basically a notebook system which incorporates planning, organising, list-making, doodling (basically anything you want) in an organised way. I've always kept notebooks and diaries/planners and I've always struggled to use them effectively; to decide what should go in which notebook and not finding most dairy systems effective. The bullet journal basically solves all my problems.

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage is that all the icons, charts, images, illustrations, and data visualizations are treated as separate objects that can be easily moved, resized, overlapped, and rotated. No matter where you create the individual design elements, the final infographic design is usually put together in a vector graphics program. OneNote Class Notebook Creator - Officially Launched - webster Microsoft have officially launched the OneNote Class Notebook Creator, after months of a successful preview and feedback from schools. “Built on Office 365 and SharePoint Online, the OneNote Class Notebook Creator saves teachers time and boosts classroom efficiency by: Making it easier to collect homework, quizzes, exams and handouts.Enabling all student work and teacher feedback to be exchanged automatically in one place virtually anytime, anywhere.Combining real-time, individualized coaching of a shared notebook with the collaborative creativity of OneNote and digital handwriting.”

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New study reveals most important skills for students REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 15, 2013 — Top candidates for current and future jobs will be measured by capabilities and competencies, with 20 distinct skills bubbling up to the top in millions of high-growth, high-paying job postings, according to a white paper commissioned by Microsoft Corp. and released by IDC. The study provides insight into the skills students need for the top 60 high-growth, high-wage occupations that will account for 11.5 million new hires and 28 percent of job growth by 2020. Out of those skills, oral and written communication, detail orientation, and Microsoft Office proficiency top the list. IDC Study: Top Skills Comparison October 15, 2013

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