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How to write a book: dos and don’ts - plus tips from famous authors

One-Minute ReadSun 7 Jan, AT 16:27How to write a book: dos and don’ts from famous authorsLearn from the masters about how to start writing a …

Literature

Super Easy Neon Effect - Photoshop Tutorial Revisited

Another year, it's our 11th here over at Abduzeedo land and we cannot believe it's been already over a decade. We started as an inspiration and …

Graphics

Jenn Brown Captures Gorgeous Abandoned Places in US

<b>Jenn Brown</b> is a multi-talented self-taught photographer, artist and designer currently based in Randallville, New York. Jenn is obsessed with …

Abandoned Buildings

How to Make Money From Street Photography

I remember when I was 18 years old; I had no interest in making money from my photography, and I didn’t really have any ideas on making a living from …

Street Photography

The Most Beautiful Cakes We're Planning to Bake in 2018

Easy on the eyes and bursting with flavor.<p>With the start of the New Year comes our annual declaration of ambitious resolutions for the coming months …

Dessert

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition | Inc.com

Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to great effect. After all, 92 percent of consumers say that they want …

Marketing

What is the best time to post social media?

When and how often<i></i> you post can often be as important as <i>what</i> you post.Of course, great content will shine through no matter when you post it, but …

Public Relations

19 Sweet Potato Recipes to Keep in Your Back Pocket

Sweet potatoes: they're the tubers (well, really the morning glory) that never fail you. They go to bat in recipes both savory and sweet, transitioning seamlessly from airy soufflés to stick-to-your-rib chilis to toasty waffles (seriously, give them a go). Hearty, versatile, healthy-ish, and a …

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

Canon EOS

Tartine's Pizza Dough Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Chad Robertson's Tartine Pizza/Pita dough recipe as published in NY Times Cooking. …

Beautiful Nature Landscape Photography by Kurtis Minster

<b>Kurtis Minster</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and traveler based out of Bozeman, Montana. Combining his passion for the outdoors and an …

Photography

Landscape Photographers! These 10 Lenses Will Do You Well For Under $600

<b>Mountain near, Mountain far… You’re gonna need a lens for that.</b><p>Calling all landscape photographers! Are you interested in expanding your kits but …

Landscape Photography

The Importance of Dough Temperature in Baking

Baking bread at home certainly comes with challenges (or as my enigmatic college calculus professor used to tell me, <i>opportunities for continuous</i> …

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs—and How to Cook Them Perfectly

I eat eggs often. I love scrambled or fried eggs for a quick breakfast, and I often make baked eggs or a frittata when I’m feeling like breakfast for …

Breakfast

The Difference Between Levels and Curves in Photoshop

Here’s a 6-minute video from PiXimperfect that looks at the difference between the Levels and Curves functions in Photoshop. While the two may seem …

Learn These Simple Custom Camera Settings and You’ll Never Miss a Shot Again (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a professional photographer or a passionate amateur, one sure way to shoot <i>better</i> is to learn how to shoot <i>faster,</i> so you never miss …

How NOT to Become a Brand Ambassador as a Photographer

I’ve often received emails from photographers who have approached my little brand, 3 Legged Thing with offers of “collaboration”. There’s is nothing …

Learn a New Language Today

Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? How about Spanish? Or Russian? Or Chinese? Knowing how to speak a foreign language is both more …

Learning

4 Google SEO Best Practices to Help Your Small Business Get Noticed

Let's face it: Once you start playing a game, you want the rules to stay the same. In the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl, for example, you wouldn't want to suddenly have forward passes outlawed. (Actually, wait a minute, I'm from Seattle; if we could go back to the Seattle/New England Super Bowl …

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Over the years, we've published interview questions recommended by leaders across every field. Here are the very best for hiring excellent performers …

Employment

32 Fall Wedding Décor Ideas We're Obsessed With

Embrace the new fall wedding season with unique décor elements and fall wedding colors like leaves, apples, and moody palettes.

Weddings

7 Ways Self-Publishing Can Make You 6 Figures

If you've got knowledge to share, publishing your own book can establish you as a thought leader and create new leads as well as a passive-revenue stream.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past few years, several individuals have told me effectively the same …

Self-Publishing

12 Most Common Writing Mistakes You Want to Avoid at All Costs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nobody expects you to be perfect all the time. However, there are some really glaring writing mistakes that when done repeatedly can seriously undermine your credibility, reputation and personal brand.<p>But many of these mistakes are easy …

Language

19 Experts Explain Why Your Website Isn't Bringing in Customers

There's no shortage of reasons your pages aren't finding their target markets or inspiring visitors to convert.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They told you to build a website, so you did. They told you'd you get customers if you had a website, but that hasn’t …

Marketing

Stunning Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie

Clearly, here at HuffPost Taste, we’re big fans of pie. We all believe that pumpkin and pecan pie should be had in some form come Thanksgiving. But pie is not the only Thanksgiving dessert recipe that you should be making this year. Especially when your holiday cake and tart options look this …

Dessert

5 Photoshop Tricks You Don't Know

I don't have to tell you how popular Photoshop is with photographers...But despite that popularity, there's always something new to learn with a …

Tutorials

The Fast, Fancy Dinners Your Fall Nights Need

With the arrival of cooler fall days comes the desire to make dinner a bit more of an event. Gone is the need for quick, no-cook salads and …

Cooking

Adorable Highland Cattle Calves Are the World’s Cuddliest Little Cows

You wouldn’t normally describe a cow as warm and fuzzy, but there's one breed that defies stereotypes with its distinctively long, textured hair. Known as <i>Highland cattle</i>, these cuddly-looking creatures don wild coifs—the longest of any breed— that cover their hooves and faces in adorable fluff like …

Cute

8 Clever Pantry Ideas for the Tiniest Kitchens

(Image credit: Federico Paul)<p>As much as you try to declutter, you still need to stock a certain amount of stuff in your kitchen — flour, pasta, …

Spices