5 Writing Jobs: Which One to Choose?

Once a caveman took a piece of coal and wrote vague symbols in the cave, the first writing job appeared. Nowadays, we don’t need a special guy to write all of the significant events, so the job of chronographer already jumped the shark. Instead, other jobs appeared. We will start our overview from classical writing jobs that were popular from the 20th century and move to occupations that are popular today.

Creative Writer

When we hear the word “writer” we think, first of all, about creative writers. Therefore, we decided to start our overview of writing jobs with fiction writers. Such writers create works of fiction of different scales, starting from short stories and finishing with multi-volume novels.…

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5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Business

Is your business in desperate need of a jump start? Are you willing to do anything it takes to make progress in the days, weeks, and months to come?

Business growth

There are many things you can do to jumpstart your business, with every idea well worth your consideration.

You don’t want to get ahead of yourself, but at the same time you don’t want to remain stagnant.

If you’re ready to take the first step in jumpstarting your business, here are five ideas to consider:

1. Secure a Business Loan

Many businesses have died off because they weren’t able to secure the necessary financing to push forward.…

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Creative Small Business Ideas For 2017

Entrepreneurs decide to set out on their own in the world for many different reasons. Some people are seeking out a supplemental income to go along with their normal 9-to-5 job, so they can afford to do that DIY project at home. Some people are seeking to get out from under “the man,” and blaze their own trails in life.

Creative business idea

You may be slathered in ambition, but ambition alone will not build a successful small business. There has to be an excellent idea to build upon. The good news is that you are in luck. Here is a quick look into a few stellar small business ideas for 2017.…

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4 Green Ways To Save

If you disagree with Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from The Paris Agreement—a ruling that places America at odds with 195 countries that signed the global environmental plan—you may wonderwhat you can do to help the environment in your own way.

Go green, save money

You wouldn’t be alone. As of right now, 82 city mayors vow to commit to the accord despite Trump’s refusal, and 11 states created the United States Climate Alliance in order to honor the goals of the agreement. Meanwhile, the country’s major corporations are dedicating to self-imposed green laws to help off-set the federal government’s rejection of the accord.…

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Are Employee Wellness Schemes Worth It for SMBs?

Corporate wellness schemes are all the rage right now. Some of the biggest businesses of the digital age have pioneered the idea of placing emphasis on the worker’s health, as this “How we care for Googlers” page attests.

Employe wellness scheme

Recently, fellow tech giant SAP began giving all employees FitBit devices in order to help them track their progress in the company fitness program. With such clear support from the larger businesses in the world, is it time for small and medium businesses to follow suit?

What works well with office wellness programs

Though these large companies likely have plenty of money to spare, it’s safe to say that employee fitness and wellness schemes would never have caught on in the way they did if they were not successful in some way.…

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5-Step Guide to Choosing The Best Furniture For Your Office Space

Today’s offices are crazier looking than ever: you can go down a three-storey slide at Corus Entertainment in Toronto, run on an indoor track at DTAC HQ in Bangkok, fly to a meeting in a pod at the Google Office in Tel Aviv, or work in a room entirely made of Lego at Desklodge in Bristol. These are some of the coolest offices in the world and they truly are pushing the boundaries and changing our perception of what an office space should look like and ultimately our perception of what work should and can be.

Desklodge hot desk

Lego-themed workspace at Desklodge, Bristol – photo credit: Desklodge / Squarespace

From Edinburgh to Bangkok, offices all around the globe are challenging our habits: it’s less and less common nowadays to order traditional office furniture from the usual suppliers as people tend to gravitate more towards a more modern, custom-made, original and playful style for their work environment.…

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How to Clean The Office With Natural Cleaning Supplies

There is an alarming number of chemicals using in cleaning products today. Since World War II, over 70,000 artificial chemicals have been invented and a lot of them are in the cleaning products used in office cleaning supplies. These chemicals have been added even though the general public, and the people most exposed to these chemicals, do not know the harmful effects the chemicals are doing to them and the environment.

Office cleaning products

The average work week in Singapore is 44 hours, which means for 44 hours, office workers are exposed to harmful chemicals without knowing it. Because so much time is spent in the office, office cleaning should be done with natural cleaning products to avoid any harmful effects.…

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Retirement Luxuries To Put On Your List

The phrase “planning for retirement” generally evokes images of white-haired individuals smiling in insurance commercials, making sure their finances are in order for the long haul. That’s definitely part of the process, and it’s always a good idea to speak to financial advisors, invest for retirement, and save whatever you’re able to. But planning for this phase of your life shouldn’t just be about making sure you can get by – it should also involve a few perks!

Retired businessman on a boat

That’s not to say everyone can afford such perks, nor that irresponsible spending is a good idea. But if you’re already working on a financial plan for the years ahead, you may want to have a few luxuries in mind so that you can try to work them into your budget.…

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The Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Establishing Your Business’ Online Presence

Having a strong online presence is good for business. Over 70% of today’s customers search for the information they need online, including information about products, services, and brands. In the previous article, we talked about some of the reasons why your business absolutely needs a strong and positive online presence.

Establishing online presence

The next step to take is actually establishing your online presence. There are plenty of strategies to incorporate and ways to do it, but in this article we are going to focus more on the top three mistakes you need to avoid when trying to establish your online presence.

Not Having a Target Audience

Internet marketing is rather different to conventional advertising.…

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Small Businesses Need an Online Presence, Too!

When you think of company websites, you may think of online retailers: Amazon, for instance. These giant companies live online – that’s where their customers are, where their products are sold, and where their money comes in. So it’s no surprise that they need websites. But what about a small business? What about your local plumbing company, or a small shop you run with your family? Do you really need a website if you run a business like that?

Online business

Yes, you absolutely do – because in this day and age, even business done in person often starts online.

Small businesses do need websites

When a customer walks through the doors of a local shop and buys something they need, it’s easy to imagine that the entire transaction took place the way it would have forty or fifty years ago.…

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