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Web Developer vs Web Designer: When You Should Hire One Over the Other

Web Developer vs Web Designer: When You Should Hire One Over the Other

Are you planning to put up a business website? Don’t get too excited yet. You need to hire the right professional to build your dream website. And because you are new to this e-commerce thing, you should understand the difference between a web developer and a web designer. Although they both know how to create a website, you should know when to hire one over the other. To start with, below are their their individual job descriptions and when to hire them.

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12/09/2016

SEO vs Social Media: Which is the Better Marketing Strategy?

SEO vs Social Media: Which is the Better Marketing Strategy?

 

Back in the days when social media was not yet popular, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) was the best marketing strategy for online businesses. Every business website is eyeing to land on top of the search engine in all related keyboard searches. But thanks to social media, as it becomes an option to promote all kinds of businesses. But here’s the million-dollar question. Which marketing strategy is better – SEO or social media? Let us dig deeper.

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12/09/2016

How New Freelancers Can Gain Experience Without Working for Free

How New Freelancers Can Gain Experience Without Working for Free

 

As a new freelancer, your first problem is how to build a convincing portfolio. But how will do that if you haven’t had your first client yet? Some experts suggest that you work for free to gain enough experience. Although it appears to be a good idea to be working for a stranger for free, you should avoid it. Contrary to old beliefs, there are still many ways to expose your talent in the crowded market rather than working for free. Below are some of them:

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12/09/2016

How to be a First-Choice Freelancer and Stand Out From the Rest

How to be a First-Choice Freelancer and Stand Out From the Rest

 

Whether you are a new or experienced freelancer, your primary target is to be the first choice of employers. For your information, you have countless competitors who are also eyeing to be hired.  And don’t forget, they also doing their best to attract clients. Therefore, you should do everything stand out from the rest. If you have been rejected a lot of times, it’s time for you do some self-checking. Below are some tips on how to be a first-choice freelancer.

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12/09/2016

4 Important Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Business Logo

4 Important Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Business Logo

 

Believe it or not, your logo design can make or break your business. Just like your business name, your logo also serves as your signature once you introduce your product or service to the public. This becomes a huge challenge for business start ups. But sometimes, you need to examine your logo again to make sure it will really help your business grow. Here are some questions you should ask yourself before launching your business logo.

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12/09/2016

How to Create a Super Irresistible Business Website

How to Create a Super Irresistible Business Website

 

First, let’s define what a super irresistible business website is. Well, it is when your visitors are being hypnotised and are appear to be having no choice but to buy your products or hire your services. But with the thousands (if not, hundreds) of competitors you have, how do you do it? But no, there’s no skyrocket strategy to achieve this. In fact, there are really no secrets in building a successful business website. However, there are factors you need to consider.

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12/09/2016

How to Use Pinterest as an Effective Social Media Marketing Tool

How to Use Pinterest as an Effective Social Media Marketing Tool

 

You may already heard that Pinterest as an effective social media marketing tool. But while it is true, you should not consider it the same as other social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. And although statistics show that Instagram is more being used by business women, male entrepreneurs can also take advantage of this visual-content marketing tool. Here are simple ways how you can use Pinterest to increase your sales.

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12/09/2016

How Small Businesses Can Attract Organic Facebook Followers

How Small Businesses Can Attract Organic Facebook Followers

 

If you’re a small business owner and your business still doesn’t a Facebook page, then you’re making the biggest mistake of your life. As we all know, Facebook is the largest social network in the planet and should be taken advantage of. But if you already have one and yet, it doesn’t seem to help increase your sales, then it’s time to review what you have done. First of all, your business Facebook page should have organic followers. Here’s how you can do it.

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12/09/2016

Instagram Pros and Cons as a Social Media Marketing tool

Instagram Pros and Cons as a Social Media Marketing tool

 

We all know the most celebrities now use Instagram to update their fans. As a visual-content sharing social network, this platform can also be effective for you as a small business owner. With Instagram having 400 million active users as of September 2015, you can expect a very positive result if you know how to use it properly. However, you should first know how Instagram works as well as its pros and cons as a social marketing tool for business.

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12/09/2016

When to Quit Your Daily Job and be a Full-time Freelancer

When to Quit Your Daily Job and be a Full-time Freelancer

 

So you’ve been doing part-time freelancing and you now feel that you should already quit your daily job to become a full-time freelancer. Well, that’s great.  Soon, you will be your own boss and you don’t have to endure heavy traffic anymore. But don’t get too excited yet. Although there may have more opportunities for you to grow as a full-time freelancer, below are some of the important factors to consider before submitting your resignation letter.

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12/09/2016