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Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Add These 5 Skills to Your LinkedIn Profile to Land a High-Paying Job

Searching for a new job can be a daunting task, but if you've been toying with the prospect of switching roles, there's a simple place to start: …

Use This Email Template To Kick Off A Senior-Level Job Search

Job-hunting when you’re at the management level or higher is all about tapping into your network. This note makes that easy.<p>Here’s a weird thing about being at the top of the proverbial career ladder: When you decide you want or need to look for a new job, it can feel very strange asking for help. …

Mark Twain's 10 Tips for Writers

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Masters of Landscape Photography: Stunning images by 16 leading exponents of the genre

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres for amateur photographers, with countless competitions and awards heavily subscribed by …

Graphic Design Portfolio Template

A graphic design portfolio template for Adobe InDesign with 48 fully editable pages.Designed and published by Tujuh Benua, this extensive Adobe …

Graphic Design

Three Common Composition Mistakes and How to Fix Them

The composition in photographs is something that could make or break your photo, and sometimes it’s quite overlooked as well as its importance in …

Thinking About Design Thinking

I had a great morning convo with my Automattic Design colleague Mike Shelton that took me down the rabbit hole of successive Google image searches …

The Best Managers Do These 6 Key Things Differently

Giving people credit after a job well done isn't a sign of weakness.<p>Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That …

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

UI Design

1 White-Hot Resume Design Tip That Will Instantly Increase Its Readability

Marketing pros have known how to use this trick to catch your attention for years. Now it's your turn.<p>If your resume is crammed full of text, it could be hurting your chances of getting an interview. Studies show recruiters will toss your resume after just six seconds if they don't see what they're …

20 ISO tips to boost your camera skills

<b>Whether you want to boost your camera’s light sensitivity or shutter speeds, James Abbott reveals how to get more with his ISO tips.</b><p>1. ISO tips: …

Shutter Speed

6 Social Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

2018 is only four months away, and brands have to prepare to take advantage of the opportunities social media presents -- or their competitors will.<p>When it comes to reaching audiences, effectively distributing your content, and building a following around your brand, social media offers a wealth of …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

How to Get Your First 10,000 Followers on Instagram (a Real Story and Strategy)

Instagram now has more than 700 million members. Your customers and referral partners are there. Here's how to turn those casual browsers into followers and business.<p>I started like everybody else on Instagram: with no followers. In the brief span of just 50 weeks, I accumulated more than 14,000 …

5 Digital Marketing Tips To Increase Your Brand's Growth Online And Improve Ad Results

Companies spend a significant amount of time and money on advertising and marketing their brand’s products or services.<p>It used to be that when you advertised on offline channels like TV and print, you just hoped for the best in terms of results. Now, with digital marketing and digital advertising …

Marketing

What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’

"Why should we hire you?" is one of the most common job-interview questions out there.<p>And, according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Employment

16 Secret Facebook Marketing Features You Can Try Today

Shh, I’ll let you in on a secret: You don’t need to be a Facebook marketing whiz to up your Facebook game. There are a lot of ‘secret’ Facebook …

3 Simple Steps to Automate Your Content Marketing

Creating content marketing eats up your time. Here's how to use automation to get better, quicker results.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a business owner who has to perform multiple tasks in a day -- sometimes simultaneously -- you likely appreciate the benefits of …

Marketing

This Medicine Ball Workout Will Work Your Butt Like Never Before

While a zero-equipment squats and lunges routine can be a great way to work your butt, a medicine ball workout adds in a seriously versatile piece of …

Workouts

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

Raspberry Pi

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

Lessons From The Greats: How Tesla And Under Armour Can Help You Build Your Startup

Innovation is the heart of any startup and gives it life. It comes in two forms: product innovation and creative design to interface with the market. Product innovation happens when you invent a new product for an existing market like Tesla, or reinvent an existing product like Under Armour. But no …

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

5 Inspiring TED Talks to Help You Learn to Be a Better Writer

A comedian, an "aphorist" and a poetry critic all have lessons to offer on how to write well.<p>Is writing part of your job? The answer is probably yes. From a compelling email to a visionary business plan to the shareable content that will help your website earn high search rankings, the things you …

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Small Business

Want to become a better writer? Follow these 7 steps, and look for new tools every day

Somewhere in a deep corner of my files, there is a single piece of paper with just a few words on it that changed my life as a writer and teacher.<p>It …

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …