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Allie Cooper
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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. - Will Rogers

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So you’re about to begin the process of writing the initial draft of your essay, your novel, or your creative non-fiction piece. Chances are that you’ve already brainstormed about a dozen concepts or ideas for your literary project. Regardless of the literary form and genre, you begin by searching through submission guidelines and numerous ‘how-to’s online to establish your writing framework or skeleton. In this process, you might discover that almost every literary competition across the globe is looking for “high-concept stories” – those that encompass a high form of art through narrative and content. What exactly are the traits of these types of literary pieces?

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Social media networks have indeed revolutionized the way businesses approach their public relations, advertising, and marketing campaigns. With the quick and wide connection of these pages to millions of people online, companies have taken advantage of social media to market their products/services. However, in an attempt to make things easier, entrepreneurs often rely on tools that automatically post content for them. This tactic can make your brand lose its personality and emotion, which are essential in keeping your customers engaged. You need to present your human side to your brand for successful social media campaigns.

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How successful is your content marketing in terms of revenue?

If you can’t answer that question, then it may be time to take a hard look at your existing content marketing strategy. It’s not just about producing quality articles, top-notch infographics and viral videos. It’s about measuring and analyzing what works.

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Blogging about your favourite dish, or your latest DIY project is a fun and rewarding activity, but isn’t it more fulfilling when you take full ownership of what you wrote and it reaches more people? Google Authorship allows you to do just that. This new service from the search giant allows you to associate your articles with your corresponding and existing Google+ account. By capitalising on your own work using Authorship’s tools, you are able to extend your real life credibility into the online community

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The American higher education system is a complex structure. It is made up of rules and regulations that span across all levels of learning. Moreover, these regulatory frameworks often vary from state to state, creating a non-unilateral and complicated system, especially when it involves new breakthroughs and concepts in education. As a member of the academe, I cannot help but become a little frustrated with all the red tape in the world of higher education.

Peter McPherson, head of the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities, concluded that these speckled standards create a “multicolored checkerboard of regulations,” and I agree. In effect, complications arise from the many blurred lines between state rules regarding online and distance education. There must be standardization, I believe, across all platforms catalyzed by the uprising of this new learning movement called massive online open courses or MOOCs

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Apart from the set of questions from the head of recruitment (HR), you have to prepare as well at least five queries for them that will help you understand more about their company. In the latter part of the interview, they would ask you if you have any questions you want to raise, this opportunity shouldn’t be taken for granted because it can make or break your success of getting the job. Make the questions related to your earlier discussion or the wittiest you can imagine. “The candidates asking the memorable questions are usually the ones who get job offers,” coach to senior managers Andrew Sobel said.

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With the massive improvements in technology (particularly in mobile computing), the cloud has fundamentally changed the IT industry in terms of effective collaboration, automatic software integration, and quick deployment. However, there are practical considerations for IT professionals that came along with these improvements. Despite IT certifications being touted as the ticket to job security, being a professional now expands beyond the technical know-how on infrastructure and coding

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Having a good memory relies mainly on the health and vitality of your brain. But, while the old adage suggests that old dogs aren’t capable of learning new tricks, it doesn’t apply when it comes to improving your memory skills. The human brain has the ability to adapt to changes, which medical professionals refer to as neuroplasticity. Psychologist Kendra Cherry said it is the ability of the brain to restructure based on your experiences.

As a student, you’re still under the process of neuroplasticity as you gain new knowledge and experiences. If you’re studying for a final exam, here are some techniques to enhance your memory

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Characterized by the tremendous leaps in technology, online learning has become more practical for college students. From 2012-2017, the global e-learning market is said to experience a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23%, based on the latest GSV Advisors. From the report, it looks clear that e-learning usage will double, as it becomes an indispensable aspect of college life.
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