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Do You Have To Spend A Fortune To Take Good Photos?

We live in a world where images rule the roost. While it is possible to have a successful blog and social media following without good images, it’s also rather rare. It easy to look at some of the most beautiful photographs online and assume they are well out of your...
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How To Get The Job Offers Rolling In To You

No matter what work you do, it can be tricky to find the job of your dreams. And if you’re a creative soul, you’ll know that the level of great competition out there can make it impossible! So what could set you aside from all the rest? What will make you the stand...
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Practising My Video Skills

I'm trying to practise my video skills at the moment... currently, the thought of skyping someone sends me into a cold sweat and vlogging and creating interesting videos has been something I've wanted to do for ages but haven't really had the confidence. So, when...
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Viking Arty Party in Manchester

I'm a little late in posting this but it's been a busy month. So last month, I was very kindly invited to go along to the Viking Arty Party, held at the gorgeous, King Street Townhouse. Anyone who knows me is aware of what an obsessive stationery lover I am so this...
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Adventures in Grief

"The way we honour the dead is by living well. If we spend our lives never allowing ourselves to be happy, we are wasting what they would have loved to hold onto." I haven't written many personal posts here for a while. It's mainly because my brain has been pretty...
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Do You Have To Spend A Fortune To Take Good Photos?

We live in a world where images rule the roost. While it is possible to have a successful blog and social media following without good images, it’s also rather rare. It easy to look at some of the most beautiful photographs online and assume they are well out of your...

read more

How To Get The Job Offers Rolling In To You

No matter what work you do, it can be tricky to find the job of your dreams. And if you’re a creative soul, you’ll know that the level of great competition out there can make it impossible! So what could set you aside from all the rest? What will make you the stand...

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Can You Start Your Own Photography Business?

Anyone with a love for photography would probably love the chance to earn a good income from it. Perhaps you’re coming to the end of your studies, or maybe you just feel trapped in a dull and boring career? It is possible to earn money from photography, but that...

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The Power of Art: Visual Communication in the Workplace

Most workplaces will have some form of art in their vicinity. Whether it’s canvases of beautifully photographed landscapes on the walls, well-known paintings adorning the pop-up calendars on the reception desk or the soothing symphonies of classical composers playing...

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Practising My Video Skills

I'm trying to practise my video skills at the moment... currently, the thought of skyping someone sends me into a cold sweat and vlogging and creating interesting videos has been something I've wanted to do for ages but haven't really had the confidence. So, when...

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3 Popular Skills That Lead To Great Careers!

Finding a job is never an easy task. There are loads of things you have to think about before you decide to pursue a career in anything. One of the first things you should do is list your skills. By doing this, you can find jobs that are best-suited to you. Bearing...

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Viking Arty Party in Manchester

I'm a little late in posting this but it's been a busy month. So last month, I was very kindly invited to go along to the Viking Arty Party, held at the gorgeous, King Street Townhouse. Anyone who knows me is aware of what an obsessive stationery lover I am so this...

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Say Cheese! 3 Ways To Build Your Photography Business

As a photographer, I’ve learned a lot about building a business during the past few years. With that in mind, I wanted to offer some tips and advice for other budding photo snappers out there. Regardless of your position at the moment, you can use the information on...

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When The Personal Affects The Professional

We all have two very different parts of our lives: the personal and the professional. Our personal life is what happens to us in our own homes and is closely linked to our health and family. And then there is our professional life that is solely based on work. Of...

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How To Give Your Blog A Makeover

Being an avid writer, a creator of posts and a storyteller comes with a territory. Having an idea for a blog is different to sitting down and writing one, so they take careful planning. Carving out your own corner of the internet complete with followers is an...

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Using the Internet to Prepare Yourself for a Career

The internet has become a powerful tool for people all over the world who are looking to make a change to their lifestyle. Preparing for a career is a daunting task. Not only does it require you to plan extensively and cover all of your bases, but it also requires you...

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Great Leaders Have These Three Things In Common

Business is a complex and fickle game. Although you may think at first that there is a set recipe for success, you will soon find out that every business is different - and what works for one may not necessarily work for another. If you have been following a rigid...

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Grow Your Business From Small Fry To Hot Potato

When you start out in business, you may find your beginnings are in the living room you have at home. All businesses begin with a simple vision or idea. Regardless of whether it’s a product or a service that your start-up offers, your success will be defined by its...

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There’s No Need To Suffer Interview Unease

It’s easy to feel intimidated when you go to an interview. A lot of people go with high hopes of getting a new job. And, often, a lot will be riding on you getting that job. So, it’s understandable that people feel uneasy when approaching something like this....

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5 Ways To Travel The World

Travelling the world is one of the many joys life has to offer us. Over the past decade, our wanderlust has grown hand in hand with the availability of the travel to get us to these desired destinations. Look for cheap flights There are so many comparison sites out...

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On the Hunt for a Job? Think Before You Apply!

When applying for jobs, one of the most common questions you should be asking yourself is “am I really a good fit?”. Far too many people look for just a job. In other words, they only care about the paycheque and not so much the sustainability. If a job offers...

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Nailing The Art Of Landscape Photography

As any photographer will know - whether they are professional or amateur - the natural world is an amazing canvas for work. Many people work exclusively in portrait photography, or maybe interior photography. But there isn't much that can rival a truly breathtaking...

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Top Ways to Invest in Your Employees

When you own a business, there are many aspects of it that demand your attention and your money. Knowing what to invest in can be difficult, but there's one area where you should make sure you focus a significant portion of your money. Investing in your staff will...

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Think Before You Ink!

Depending on who you are tattoos are either gorgeous pieces of body art that celebrate self-expression, positive memories or emotional connections, or they’re badly done drawings that people are stuck with for life that look stupid and get infected. However, body...

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Work Getting On Top Of You? Here’s What To Do Next

Whether you’re a freelancer working for yourself, or you work in a huge corporate office, or anywhere in between, it’s essential that you make your happiness a priority. A stressed-out worker is not an effective worker, and, first and foremost, it’s your...

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Signs Of A Great Boss

If you’ve been working for most of your adult life, then I’m sure you’ve had some pretty good bosses, ones who were incompetent but stayed out of your way, and ones that were simply horrible. While most people have at least one thing that they don’t like about their...

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The Passenger

Have you ever sat in a car and looked at the scenery as you drive past?  The view of the sunset in the side mirror, a couple of smoking chimneys on the horizon.  When we are no longer the driver it is amazing what we can see even on our usual commute. These images...

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