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Facebook for Business | Another New layout - concerning for those who have custom tabs

Facebook for Business | Another New layout - concerning for those who have custom tabs | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
A preview of the updated look coming to Pages.
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Facebook Business Page (another) NEW LOOK : This week, Facebook begins rolling out a streamlined look for Pages on desktop that will make it easier for people to find the information they want and help Page admins find the tools they use most. 

 

It will come into full effect by March 28, 2014

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16 Copywriting Articles To Launch You Into Writing Greatness

16 Copywriting Articles To Launch You Into Writing Greatness | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
We all need a little help… from time to time. Actually, as online copywriters striving for greatness, we need all the help we can get. Why? Because writing online is grueling.
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".. collecting a list of the most massive and massively helpful online copywriting articles. This list isn’t a popularity contest, although some of them have been undeniably huge.

Instead, this is a list of the articles to turn to when your back is up against the wall … or (preferably) before that..." -Crazyegg

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Six Simple Social Media Image Variations

Six Simple Social Media Image Variations | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
If you’ve been on social media for any length of time, you may be well aware that images can help boost your online engagement.
But while it’s true that a picture can add some pizazz to your posts, it’s not always easy to determine the best type of image to publish. They can also take a long time to create, especially when you’re not sure what you’re trying to communicate.
Thankfully, deciding which format best suits your posts can be a straightforward ...
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The great discontent | Meredith Jenks interview #photography

The great discontent | Meredith Jenks interview #photography | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

From our interview with Meredith Jenks (photo by Jen Dessinger) http://thegreatdiscontent.com/interview/meredith-jenks

#photography #quote #inspiration  | found at Ello

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10 Women Who Changed the Face of Design

10 Women Who Changed the Face of Design | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

The design achievements of men have been well catalogued throughout history, .... In fact, numerous women have made lasting contributions in a wide variety of ways, including helping to change the face of graphic design. | Here are some of the most inspiring women in the design space. - creativemarket blog

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NASA Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You’re Free To Use Them

NASA Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You’re Free To Use Them | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
SoundCloud is now a place you can find sounds from the US government space agency, NASA. In addition to the requisite vocal clips (“Houston, we’ve had a problem” and “The Eagle has landed”), you get a lot more. There are rocket sounds, the chirps of satellites and equipment, lightning on Jupiter, interstellar plasma and radio emissions.
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Pinterest Search - 11 Smart Places to Use Keywords for Better SEO

Pinterest Search - 11 Smart Places to Use Keywords for Better SEO | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Pinterest search allows you to get your content out to people who don't yet follow you. But how can you get your pins to show up?
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Let’s talk about Pinterest SEO. That’s right – while Pinterest boards and profiles can get ranked by Google, we’re talking about on-Pinterest searches. Want to be found in a keyword search on Pinterest? Of course you do! .. | read more

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How To Write A Compelling List Post For Your Blog

How To Write A Compelling List Post For Your Blog | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Some of the most popular posts you’ll ever read online are List Posts. There is something about them that draw people in like moths to a flame.
One thing about List Posts that make people love them so much is that they’re not just one type of post; they’re not one-dimensional.
List posts can be...
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1. Crafting The Title
The title of your post can make or break the whole thing. If your title lacks the key features to grab attention, then everything else you try on the list is going to be pointless. So how do you craft the perfect list post title?..|  read more

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Brothers who cofounded a $100 million company say this question their mum asked every night at dinner is what inspired their business

Brothers who cofounded a $100 million company say this question their mum asked every night at dinner is what inspired their business | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

“As simple as mum’s words were, they changed the energy in the room,” the brothers write. John says this daily exercise prevented them from developing a victim’s mentality of “Oh, you wouldn’t believe this horrible thing that happened to me today.”

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Creating a hand-lettered logo design | Design Resources

Creating a hand-lettered logo design | Design Resources | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Dina Rodriguez's step-by-step process for creating a hand-lettered logo design that tells a vivid brand story.
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A logo is the most important part of a brand’s image. This one asset is solely responsible for showing a business’s values, personality, and quality standards. So why are so many designers and agencies relying on typefaces alone to represent the tone of an entire company? (read more at Invision's blog)

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The right way to end an email to a client #freelancer

The right way to end an email to a client #freelancer | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
“Suggest a next step at the end of your email and double your responses.”
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very good advice/article - read and then read again ;)

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Hidden portrait painted beneath Mona Lisa, French scientist claims

Hidden portrait painted beneath Mona Lisa, French scientist claims | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
A French scientist claims to have discovered a hidden portrait beneath Leonardo Da Vinci's most celebrated masterpiece, the Mona Lisa.
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The woman behind the Pantone color of the year

The woman behind the Pantone color of the year | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Eiseman has spent her whole life noticing the way colors work together. It runs in her family. Her mom would paint the inside of their home in Baltimore a new shade every spring, even the piano.
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The 31 Best Tools for Improving Your Writing Skills

The 31 Best Tools for Improving Your Writing Skills | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Check out our list of helpful tools to help you improve your writing, whether you're a professional author or haven't written anything longer than an email since college.
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When Computers Fly | Creativity

When Computers Fly  | Creativity | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

To make Discord (the second photo in his Personal Effects series), Prins started by taking apart an obsolete laptop piece by piece. Using almost 4,000 feet of fishing line, he hung every bit from his studio's ceiling, relying on sketches to arrange the bits so they looked as if the machine was exploding. 

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You might assume that Discord, Rutger Prins’s phenomenally detailed photograph of an exploding laptop, was constructed with software. You might also think the work was about blowing up old machinery. On both counts, you would be wrong... read and watch the VIDEO!!

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In the Bag: 7 Things to Consider When Buying Your Next Camera Bag

In the Bag: 7 Things to Consider When Buying Your Next Camera Bag | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Read an article about choosing the right camera bag for you, by guest author Paula Felps, on B&H.com.
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Why Designers Love The Ampersand

Why Designers Love The Ampersand | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

A romance that dates back to Pompeii. - the ampersand attracts such endless fascination. There are coloring books about ampersands, ampersand-a-day Tumblr blogs, and a whole cottage industry of t-shirt makers working in ampersands...

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Apple is offering free art classes in stores around the world

Apple is offering free art classes in stores around the world | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
On Jan. 7, it launched Start Something New, a series of free art classes in retail stores around the world. One of the planned workshops will teach users iPad sketching techniques, while another demonstrates how to use the iPhone’s sophisticated camera to capture artistic images—apparently, there’s more to mobile than moody selfies.
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15 Digital Storytelling Tools | Listly List

Engaging, multimedia-rich digital stories can capture the attention of students and increase their interest in exploring new ideas.
Combining stor...

Via Timo Ilomäki
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Digital Storytelling - ah is that what it's called.. so many ways of 'communication' these days - this excellent list will help you (and few other people i know) & me too - though i do tend to / prefer via  the ole school way of visual via graphic design / photography, 2D digital arts and text / typography..

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How Content Will Change SEO in 2016

SEO to Social Media: It’s definitely here. The great shift from what used to be just SEO for researches will now be transferred to whatever Social Media has to offer.

 

Most of these mobile users skip the use of the search engine.

 

Consumers have become more interested in visually-rich data that they would rather do their search through social media.

 

They even prefer the use of infographics and that’s where you can combine content and visuals and make it work.

 

See More At: http://www.socialmediatoday.com/marketing/how-content-will-change-seo-2016


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25 Productivity tips for staying sane as a freelancer

25 Productivity tips for staying sane as a freelancer | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
There's a myth about freelance life that it largely comprises lounging around in your pants watching endless box sets.

And while there may well be the opportunity to plunge into a YouTube vortex without colleagues glimpsing snatches of 'Monkey Riding a Pig' or Father Ted reruns, in reality working for yourself demands the stamina and discipline of a marathon runner.
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Why we're heading towards an intellectual property apocalypse | Graphic design

Why we're heading towards an intellectual property apocalypse | Graphic design | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
It is crucial that creative content providers, agencies and freelancers politely educate clients and specify exact electronic terms in a commission. That way, both parties' interests are protected
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Infographic: Eight Design Trend Predictions For 2016

Infographic: Eight Design Trend Predictions For 2016 | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Coastal Creative, who previously showed us the design trends of 2015, attempts to predict eight trends for the new year. click to see the full infographic..

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5 Pieces of Terrible Marketing Advice You Shouldn’t Follow

5 Pieces of Terrible Marketing Advice You Shouldn’t Follow | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

5. Don’t Ask Customers For ______ (Shares, Optins, Purchases, etc.).

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Can you ever read “too much” marketing advice?

Nowadays, there are a hundred different blogs on any given marketing topic, each with a hundred different articles. The advice and tips are never-ending. - read more |  crazyegg

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How To Choose Colours That Work Well Together - Infographic

How To Choose Colours That Work Well Together - Infographic | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Turns out understanding how the colour wheel works is the easiest way to spot colour combinations. Though understanding the colour wheel can take a university degree, we decided to break down the colour wheel by explaining 6 of the universally accepted colour rules to help you spot colour combinations in a glance.
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Google+ undergoes huge redesign

Google+ undergoes huge redesign | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Google+’s new focus is on Collections and Communities: Collections allow you to immerse yourself in a specific subject — long boarding, or sub-saharan entomology, for example; Communities allows you to meet up with like-minded users
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