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Tactics for a Successful Design Presentation - Nathan Long Early in my career, I would get uncomfortable and nervous whenever I had to present my work. Especially in person. With sweaty palms, I would unveil the master work that I had crafted in secret and step back quickly with a "Well, what do you think?" I dreaded long pauses and the inevitable non-specific feedback. 15 Handy Google Search Tricks Most of us use Google search to search on various topics, products, tips, etc. No doubt it’s one of the best search engines available out there. In order to search something we simply enter the keywords in the search bar and search for stuff but did you ever know that there are several built in functions within Google which makes searching stuff even easier. Some of you’ll know about them. But well if you don’t, then here they are:

How to Write a Great Business Plan Few areas of business attract as much attention as new ventures, and few aspects of new-venture creation attract as much attention as the business plan. Countless books and articles in the popular press dissect the topic. A growing number of annual business-plan contests are springing up across the United States and, increasingly, in other countries. Both graduate and undergraduate schools devote entire courses to the subject. Indeed, judging by all the hoopla surrounding business plans, you would think that the only things standing between a would-be entrepreneur and spectacular success are glossy five-color charts, a bundle of meticulous-looking spreadsheets, and a decade of month-by-month financial projections.

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The Freelancer’s Toolset: 100 Web Apps for Everything You Will Possibly Need Posted by nitzan on Thursday, May 10th, 2007 Running a business for yourself means you have to be inventive and always on the lookout for a new and better way to get things done. Innovation junkies, take note: the Internet has a lot to offer. From invoicing to marketing, these are tools that freelancers need to know about. Organization

How & Why Prototypes Are Mandatory for Good Design Nothing brings you closer to the functionality of the final product than prototyping. While wireframes sketch out the blueprint and mockups show the feel and texture of the design, it is the prototype that brings to life the “experience” behind “user experience.” That beautiful call-to-action may look great on the screen, but you won’t know if it works on end users until the clickable prototype. Not only do prototypes help provide proof of concept, they more importantly expose any usability flaws behind the wireframes and mockups. So how do we actually put into the practice this safeguard against emergency stakeholder meetings, endless revisions, and painful late nights in the development phase?

5 Tech New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make and Keep – Symform Most of us are tech-savvy enough to understand what we should be doing to keep our tech lives running smoothly. We know it, yet we sometimes almost willfully neglect to take some fairly simple steps. Even those of us who work in IT routinely ignore best practices and fail to keep pace with a changing technological world. It’s an understandable phenomenon, because until there’s a problem, it’s easy to be lulled into a sense of complacency. However, 2012 was full of high-profile examples of why we need to resolve to stop being lazy and start taking action. From natural disasters where complete data centers were flooded to major outages by leading cloud infrastructure providers, like AWS.