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10 Lightroom Features You May Not Know About

I've been using Adobe Lightroom for about five years now and after watching this video, I brushed up my memory and learned a few things that I didn't …

How to Bring Your Boring Photos to Life

Have you ever taken a photo, and then once you viewed it on your computer, thought to yourself, "Man, that didn't turn out like I thought..."?<p>Dumb …

Why LinkedIn Groups Can Be Great for Businesses (and How to Create a Successful One)

LinkedIn Groups do not have a great reputation. Many of them are filled with self-promotion and spam rather than valuable discussions and meaningful …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

Whether you like it or not, your LinkedIn profile has become a regular part of potential clients (or employers) looking you up on online. Here's how to make sure it shines.<p>You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal …

Employment

Want Potential Customers to Remember You? Try One of These 6 Unusual Sales Tactics

These six approaches to sales conversations can refresh your selling style and improve your customer relationships.<p>One of my favorite things about sales is that you don't need to go to school to learn how to stand out from your competitors. Don't get me wrong--business school has lots of uses and …

Customers

25 Easy Lightroom Tricks in Just 2 Minutes! (VIDEO)

Fasten your seatbelts, because this two-minute tutorial demonstrates 25 simple and very helpful Lightroom tricks in less than two minutes. In fact, …

4 of the Most Important Ways to Double Sales in the First 90 Days of the Year

Sales pipelines are like compound interest; minor tweaks can have huge cumulative effects.<p>Let's talk a bit about sales pipelines. According to the classic definition, sales prospects (people or companies that haven't bought from you) go into one end of the pipe and customers (people or companies …

Selling

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Economist Ken Rogoff: Cryptocurrencies will eventually be regulated and issued by the government

<b>Business Insider's Sara Silverstein spoke with Ken Rogoff, former IMF chief economist and author of "The Curse of Cash," at the World Economic Forum about the use of cryptocurrencies and the possible regulatory challenges they will face. Following is a transcript of the interview.</b><p><b>Silverstein:</b> Two …

Cryptocurrency

Why are crypto exchanges vulnerable to hacks?

+2<p>SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Blockchain technology can make transactions safe and secure, but crypto-currency exchanges trading bitcoins and other …

Everything You Want to Know About Blockchain but Are Too Embarrassed to Ask | Inc.com

Arguably one of the biggest buzzwords of 2018, blockchain appears complicated when actually it is not. Simply put, it is a digital ledger no one can disrupt and all relevant information is known to all parties involved. It fosters a new generation of transactions that establish trust, …

Blockchain

UK’s Royal Mint Launches Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

The UK’s Royal Mint, the institution responsible for producing all the physical money the country has for circulation, has announced the launch of …

Cryptocurrency

Great Camera Lenses for Under $400

There are lots of advantages to DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. They tend to have big image sensors, for one, plus lots of manual controls.<p>But the …

Cameras

How to Isolate a Moving Subject: Panning for Beginners

Panning with a moving subject is a great way to show motion whilst also separating your subject from the background. Learn how to achieve this effect …

Shutter Speed

How To: It's Really No Contest — LastPass Is the Best Password Manager for iPhone & Android

When traversing the web, you'll regularly come across websites that require you to create an account. With the majority of these accounts, protection …

Who Are The World's Blockchain Stars? 8 People To Watch In 2018

Hundreds of people are flocking to the blockchain industry to get “hilariously rich,” as the New York Times stated in an article about the rise of …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

Surprise! This Company Holds the Most Blockchain Patents

Hint: Despite what you might think, it's not a technology company. However, it is a household name.<p>If you've been waiting for the greatest thing …

Investing

The Stablecoin The Crypto Economy Has Been Waiting For

In the age of cryptocurrencies, investors need an iron stomach to withstand dramatic fluctuations in prices. Ripple, one of the major altcoins, went …

Explaining Directed Acylic Graph (DAG), The Real Blockchain 3.0

The concept of blockchain as a standalone technology started gaining popularity in 2015. Prior to that, it was just known as a data structure underlying Bitcoin technology. In Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, the two words “block” and “chain” appeared together. It was only called “a chain of blocks.”<p>…

Blockchain

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Employment

Forget Cryptocurrencies, Invest In Platforms

Total market capitalization for cryptocurrencies has surged 400% in just 60 days, while Bitcoin has mostly stayed flat since December.<p>The emerging …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

How to Clean Your Camera lens: Tips and Tricks

A dirty lens is not your friend. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman is going to show you how to clean your camera lens and share with you my …

Photography

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

Cryptocurrency

La dieta antigluten, una absurda moda que va más allá de la celiaquía

La enfermedad celíaca afecta a más personas de las que pensamos. Y, sin embargo, sigue siendo una gran desconocida, algo que aprovechan las empresas …

Learn to Use the Pen Tool in 5 Minutes!

In this Photoshop tutorial, Tutvid will break down how to create editable paths with the Pen Tool. How to work with anchor points, tangent handles, …

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to …

Tutorials

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …