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Advice - A couple months ago, I posted a photo to Instagram, added all my hashtags and waited with glee for the likes and comments to roll in. Come on, admit it. You do this too. But instead of my daily dose of affirmation, I got this: a...
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Advice - We’ve all been there. There is no lunch to look forward to and going home is hours away, but you can’t keep your eyes open. The afternoon lulls are the worst. They can completely halt progress and throw off the rest of your day....
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Advice - Whether you are an entrepreneur, a freelancer, or just someone trying to show that you are worth working for, chances are there will come a day when you need to convince someone that you have an AWESOME idea. You need an elevator...
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Advice - Though this summer it seems like we have been bombarded by reports about the minority of women in Silicon Valley and the tech industry as a whole, it is great to see some success stories. Business Insider just compiled a list of the...
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Resources - There are lots of “programmers who have made phenomenal business people (Marissa Mayer, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos to name but a few), as Skillcrush CEO (both a developer and an entrepreneur herself!) said in a recent...
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Advice - Though the words you say clearly are essential when you are trying to book a client or get an investor on board, a lot of how you come across comes down to how you present yourself physically. Yes, we are talking about the importance...
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Inside the Code - Make an app that texts you every time Brad Pitt tweets. Image credit: CC by p22311919 CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OTHER 16 THINGS AWESOME YOU CAN DO WITH RUBY  
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Advice - Though working at home is a huge perk for some freelancers, some people actually find they work much better when they get up and go to an office and are surrounded by other people (even if they may not be directly working with them)....
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Advice - A great morning routine can really make or break your day. In her book What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, Laura Vanderkam writes, “Seizing your mornings is the equivalent of that sound financial advice to pay...
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Advice - In case you haven’t heard, Instagram is the new Facebook. And that’s not just because my 12 year old cousin told me so. In terms of brand promotion, Instagram can be an incredible tool. It’s the social network that has seen the...
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Techs and the City - It was a good week for women in tech recently, but a bad week at the same time. Eighteen women in the technology industry made The ‘Forbes Most Powerful Women List’ including Ursula Burns, Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg, Weili...
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Advice - A side hustle is defined as the act of creating your own business as a side project to your regular 9 to 5 employment. Now that does sound quite daunting. Working a 9 to 5 workday five hours a week is tough enough, but having a side...
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Advice - Big news for any sites creating online video content. Though videos seem so old-fashioned when it comes to social mediums like Instagram and Twitter, the demand for this segment of digital media is clearly high. This week, Walt Disney...
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Apps - Flat design seems to be everywhere these days. Both Google and Apple (iOS7) have rolled out new flat features (and here are 25 other great examples of it). And when Apple does something, we know the rest of the design world usually...
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Advice - Women do not get paid for about 11 weeks and 3 days per year – 59 days – to be exact, according to an analysis for The Huffington Post by Ariane Hegewisch at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. That means, if you are a...
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Advice - With 89 billion business emails sent every day, it is easy for a lot of them to get lost in the shuffle. But a big reason a lot of those get lost in the shuffle is probably your fault. There are certain email rules you have got to...

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