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If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system | e-Development | Scoop.it
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If you need a hand grasping the size of the Solar System and Universe have a look at this.

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Letting Go: What it means. How to do it.

Letting Go: What it means. How to do it. | e-Development | Scoop.it
Renunciation is not giving up the things of the world, but accepting that they go away.

Via Kat Tansey
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I guess most of us have a 'stone' or two. I do, do you?

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Rosanne G. Murray's curator insight, March 2, 2014 6:08 PM

What's holding you back? What can't you let go of? What do you need to cleanse from your diet?

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Jose Luis Yañez's curator insight, March 26, 2014 7:31 AM

I found this truly interesting...

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Looking for SEO? Create Content, Be Social

Looking for SEO? Create Content, Be Social | e-Development | Scoop.it
Take everything you have ever heard about SEO and chuck it!
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Are you being social enough?

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10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative | e-Development | Scoop.it
Lessons from Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon.
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A great way to do a book review AND some interesting tips on being creative too. This book is now on my wishlist.

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Upworthy: Things that matter. Pass 'em on.

Upworthy: Things that matter. Pass 'em on. | e-Development | Scoop.it
Awesome, fun, interesting videos and graphics about stuff that matters.
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Some really interesting stories but also an education on how to write a great headline.

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Something small, every day.

Something small, every day. | e-Development | Scoop.it
How to make more work this year
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Although the author talks about art and poems the process would work well for just about anybody. And particularly if you are in business for yourself

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Circle Up: How Brands Are Using Google+

Circle Up: How Brands Are Using Google+ | e-Development | Scoop.it
The Digital Marketing Series is supported by HubSpot, an inbound marketing software company based in Cambridge, Mass., that makes a full platform of marketing software, includin...
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Some interesting things here on how big brands are using Google+ that are transferable to smaller businesses. Are you using Google+ ?

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Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves.
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Would you like a 2 minute exercise that effects how others see you? Try this...

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100 things to do in Wales before you die

100 things to do in Wales before you die | e-Development | Scoop.it
We've scoured the length and breadth of Wales to pick out the most beautiful locations, the most exhilarating activities, the tastiest food and the finest culture
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Ticked off some of these already but still loads to go....Lovely!

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Tech Trends 2014

Tech Trends 2014 | e-Development | Scoop.it
Likely or Not Likely: Vote on frog design’s 15 Tech Trends for 2014
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What are the chances of any of this happening?

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Tell Your Story to the World With #TwitterFiction

Tell Your Story to the World With #TwitterFiction | e-Development | Scoop.it
We all have a story to tell, we just usually don't tell it on Twitter given the 140-character constraint per Tweet. Yet Twitter is one of the most effective communication tools that exists today.
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Save The Readers! A Defense Of “Deep Reading” « Annie Murphy Paul

Save The Readers! A Defense Of “Deep Reading” « Annie Murphy Paul | e-Development | Scoop.it
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How much "Deep Reading" do you do?

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Why Morning Routines Are Creativity Killers | TIME.com

Why Morning Routines Are Creativity Killers | TIME.com | e-Development | Scoop.it
Everything about the way we start our day runs counter to the best conditions for thinking creatively
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Staying in bed for a few more minutes thinking works for me. What could you do?

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | e-Development | Scoop.it
Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere...
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It has been said that doing many things in business requires some creativity. Well if that's true here are 18 things you can do.

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Brad Garcia's curator insight, March 6, 2014 12:50 PM

this is interesting and helps myself and hopefully other readers to realize that you can be creative and observant at the same time. creative people use every opportunity and use it to express them selves as they can. i thought this was cool to set up into different things that we all can relate to.

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Hemingway

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This is a great little site to help make your writing easier to read. Simply copy and paste some text and the site shows what needs to be tweaked.

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How to Increase Your Google+ Engagement by 281%

How to Increase Your Google+ Engagement by 281% | e-Development | Scoop.it

"If you are limited to the amount of time you can spend on Google+, I recommend that you focus your efforts on the following:

 

Authorship – by following these steps, you can add an image next to your search listings.Videos – by sharing videos related to your business, you can roughly get 28.6% more engagement.Ask questions – you will get more comments if you ask engaging questions. These questions could be related to your business, the industry your are in or anything else that your friends might like.Post on Friday – there are a lot of people on Google+ on Fridays from 11 am to 2 pm"

 


Via Antonino Militello
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Although all the stats are US based the information is very useful and should definitely be worth thinking about in the UK.

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Rich Rawdin's curator insight, February 17, 2014 8:36 AM
This is a great article. Tons of information which I am going to try to figure out how to implement on Google +
Nacho Vega's curator insight, February 17, 2014 5:02 PM

"Increase your organic traffic by up to 150%"

2DiFore Marketing Solutions's curator insight, February 21, 2014 8:22 AM

Are you shy about using Google+ to increase your engagement, think again! Don't forget to use Google Hangout, it is more reliable than Skype!

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How a Handwritten Note Can Make You Money

How a Handwritten Note Can Make You Money | e-Development | Scoop.it
It's time to take pen to paper. No texting, no emailing.
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I have sent hand written cards and the feedback from the recipient is excellent. Even though my handwriting is not the best I still do it. I use a fountain pen too that helps too.

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8 Core Truths About People That Every Entrepreneur Should Know

8 Core Truths About People That Every Entrepreneur Should Know | e-Development | Scoop.it
Doing well in business comes down to understanding people--your employees, coworkers, and customers. Know these truths and you're off to a good start.
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Understanding people--yourself, your employees, your coworkers and customers--is the core of all business success. Here are  8 excellent tips. 

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Social media cheat sheet – super speedy, all you needy - The Pink Group

Social media cheat sheet – super speedy, all you needy - The Pink Group | e-Development | Scoop.it
Super speedy, all you needy, social media cheat sheet. Everything you need to know about branding your social media channels.
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This is a very useful sheet to tell you the sizes of images you can use in each social media channel.

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5 Reasons Why ELearning is Awesome | LearnDash

5 Reasons Why ELearning is Awesome | LearnDash | e-Development | Scoop.it
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5 Reasons Why ELearning is Awesome

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How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...
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A very interesting talk and a simple process to understand. Well worth a watch

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40 more maps that explain the world

40 more maps that explain the world | e-Development | Scoop.it
I've searched wide and far for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not.
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I have always found maps facinating. There are 40 here. Particularly liked No 29

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How to Increase Your Facebook Engagement by 275%

How to Increase Your Facebook Engagement by 275% | e-Development | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why some posts go viral on Facebook while others don’t? Well, you won’t have to guess any more. It has nothing to do with luck, bu
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This is a really interesting and useful article. How many of the suggestions could you use?

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12 Simple Ways to Really Improve in 2014

12 Simple Ways to Really Improve in 2014 | e-Development | Scoop.it
Everyone has room to improve. Here is a monthly schedule of self-improvement sure to make you look back on 2014 with pride.
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Great idea but not sure I can wait until September to learn something new. Good job January talks about patience!

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