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17 Free Content Management Systems For Better Content Handling Every one that wishes to start a website or a blog needs a way to manage content. Content Management System (CMS) is found and created to fulfill this task for you. Content Management Systems is designed to simplify the publication of web content to websites and blogs, allowing content creators to submit content without requiring technical knowledge of HTML or the uploading of files. The Anatomy of a Perfect Landing Page Placement and Content 7. Keep It Above the Fold Paper.7: a wp theme I’ve been following paperboatcaptain (aka Maria, an apprentice boatbuilder and artist from Germany) for a while on flickr. Her drawings/collages are whimsical w/bright colors and gorgeous textures. AND THEN! She contacted me a few days ago to share photos of her new little handmade organizer using my DIY Planner Templates, I almost fell out of my chair it’s SO cool!

The Trouble With Bright Girls Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are routinely underestimated, underutilized, and even underpaid. Studies show that women need to perform at extraordinarily high levels, just to appear moderately competent compared to our male coworkers. But in my experience, smart and talented women rarely realize that one of the toughest hurdles they'll have to overcome to be successful lies within. We judge our own abilities not only more harshly, but fundamentally differently, than men do. Understanding why we do it is the first step to righting a terrible wrong.

Why Wait For The Opportunity? Create Your Own! - Smashing Magazine Advertisement As many people who work in a creative field like design and development may already know, sometimes our clients just do not understand what it is that we are trying to achieve. The boundaries that we are seeking to push are not ones they approve of for their project, so our creative ideas get backburnered until we can find an appropriate project as well as an agreeable client where you can flex these creative muscles freely. In fact, the standard business processes, especially the ones we allow ourselves to be strapped into, tend to work against us in this aspect. The brilliance of Rixty - Rethink If you saw my last blog post, about five major trends, then you may remember that #2 was paying money for something and not getting anything, the so-called Virtual Goods business and Farmville creators Zynga lead the charge on that front. So when I was reading the paper this morning about Coinstar, talking about something I blogged about weeks ago, but also in that five trends blog, I saw a reference to a company I hadn’t heard of called Rixty. As I have learned, Rixty has done some really clever rethinking in the world of credit cards and they have very cleverly placed themselves smack in the middle of the virtual goods world and their customers are on the one hand the greatest credit risk (by definition – which I will explain shortly) yet on the other hand the greatest consumers of virtual goods.

Are you making something? Making something is work. Let's define work, for a moment, as something you create that has a lasting value in the market. Twenty years ago, my friend Jill discovered Tetris. How to keep your emails relevant to subscribers It is important for brands to make the unsubscribe process as easy as possible for recipients of marketing emails, but is it possible to pre-empt this and re-engage them with your emails? I received an email from HMV today, and this suggests that the retailer is trying to make its emails more relevant to customers. So is this an approach that will prevent customers from unsubscribing? Here's the email I received from HMV: It's a sensible strategy, better to have user select their preferences now (if they want to) than to wait until they are tired of receiving emails. I do wonder who is going to respond to this email though.

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