Alan Waitt

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How To Engage Any Audience, Anywhere, Anytime

Today, everyone is a publisher, author, speaker, entrepreneur, or thought leader… so much so that almost no one can cut through the clutter.<p>No worries.<p>Four simple principles will enable you to find and engage others. They are:<p><b>Tell stories that matter</b>: Last year, I wrote a short post on LinkedIn …

Retirement Planning

Apple Announces Battery Replacement Program for 13-inch MacBook Pro Models Without a Touch Bar

- Apr 23, 2018<p>Apple on Friday announced a new battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pro models without a Touch Bar. Machines covered …

8 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Some of them may surprise you.<p>So, you've gotten a $1,000 bonus or tax refund, or you managed to save up $1,000 through hard work. Great news -- but …

Google’s warning to mobile publishers: Slow-loading pages will see reduced rank

If you do a Google search on your smartphone, pages that take forever to load might not show up anywhere near the top of the results. That is, unless the page is so relevant that not including it in the results would be a disservice to the user, Google said in a blog post today.<p>The ranking tweak, …

Digital Advertising

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

10 Best Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 10<p>Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Henderson Park Inn, Destin<p>3 of 10<p>The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life.

You know exactly what you want in life.<p><i>"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it." -- </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But you can't seem …

Productivity

Lack Experience? You Can Still Land the Job of Your Dreams

Follow these 6 steps to job hunting success.<p><i>How can you get a job in a good company if you don't have any experience? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dandan Zhu, Top Billing</b> …

Employment

What is Aperture?

Aperture—the hole within a lens that allows light to travel through to the camera body’s internal sensor—is one of the most influential factors in …

Does Shooting Film Make You a Better Photographer?

The film versus digital debate has raged on for over a decade now. Digital cameras are so capable that it seems silly for anyone to go back to an …

Digital Cameras

Programming is hard. That’s precisely why you should learn it.

It was far past midnight. My wife and kids had long gone to bed. But sleep was not an option for me. I had to figure it out. So I tweaked the code …

Space Travel

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

The Top 28 Marketing Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Learn everything you need to know about marketing, growth and entrepreneurship.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “If we …

Marketing

8 Ways Billionaires Are Different Than Everyone Else

'You just have to put in 80- to 100-hour weeks every week.' --Elon Musk<p>Billionaires don't see the world like most others do.<p>That's why they're billionaires. They have their own unique habits, traits, principles, and ethics that play a role in helping them achieve, and acquire their wealth.<p>The good …

Self-improvement

14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill

Want to be practically guaranteed a job in today’s competitive market? Consider pursuing one of these careers where the demand for employees is outweighing the supply.<p><b>1. IT Architect</b><p>Description: IT architects design full IT systems for corporations–they’re the brains behind information technology …

Employment

Photographer Uses ‘Science’ to Find the ‘Perfect’ Portrait Angle

Is there such a thing as the ‘perfect’ portrait and headshot angle? When you’re dealing with something as subjective as photography, probably not. …

Photography

The 7 best Nikon tricks ever

<i>This post is by Steve Perry (www.backcountrygallery.com):</i>The 7 Best Tricks For Nikon Cameras - Ever!OK, I’ll concede that maybe I’m just a bit over …

7 tricks to customize your Nikon camera and make shooting more efficient

There are plenty of ways to customize your camera. And this time, I’m not talking about adding bling to it. This is something far more useful, and …

Cameras

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

Pro Shooting Techniques, Editing, Building an Audience - It's All Covered Here

access<p>lifetime<p>content<p>6.5 Hours<p>enrolled<p>146<p>Description<br>• Instructor<br>• Specs<p>Aspiring filmmakers, YouTubers, bloggers, and business owners alike can find …

7 Simple Phrases That Make People Really Trust You

When it comes to business and life, trust is everything. Here's how to get more of it.<p>No matter how honest we may be in our interactions with others, there's always the possibility that people may misconstrue our words to mean otherwise. Certain key phrases that we say, sometimes even without us …

Credibility

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

The Exposure Triangle Explained in Plain English

If I were to take a poll of beginner photographers about what causes them the most confusion and frustration, my money is on understanding exposure.I …

If You Aren't Doing Content Marketing, You're Missing The Boat

The Content Marketing Institute together with Marketing Profs and Curata released an essential study recently.<p>You need to read it.<p>Why? Because it found that 75% of companies are increasing their investment in content marketing, and 43% are increasing staff levels. Content marketing works, and I’ll …

Marketing

The Top 15 Blogs All Startup Managers Should be Reading

Reading blogs like these will help you in the long run.<p>Being a manager within a startup often means feeling unappreciated. CEOs are the idea guys - you're the glue holding everything together while translating their visions into executable actions.<p>These blogs have your back, and they're packed full …

Startups

How to Take Shallow Depth of Field Studio Portraits

Portraits taken with a shallow depth of field often look amazing, but getting them to look right with a flash can be tricky, especially if you don’t …

How to Pose Couples Who Aren't Models (Portrait Photography)

5 Tips to Stage a Room for the Perfect Portrait Session

Finding the perfect location for a photo shoot can be tricky. Budget constraints, lighting issues, and space can complicate the selection process and …

How to Create a Cinematic Portrait Look with Capture One

Cold and moody processing is quite trendy lately. As I’ve been watching a lot of movies and cinematography tutorials, I began mimicking that …