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13 Ways to Develop Self-Directed Learning and Learn Faster

by koku_jin
Learning all alone is not a simple task. It takes trying out new study methods, knowing how you learn, and the motivation to keep doing that. While this all sounds simple on paper, it’s important to note people’s overall mood towards learning. For many people, it’s been years since they last picked up a book, let alone a textbook. I wouldn’t be surprised if most people stopped learning seriously after university or college. It’s good now that you are focusing on your learning anew. Because once you delve into what learning is, you’ll realize how school learning wasn’t the most […]

The Opposition Opinion: Norwich (A) – “There’s a lot of confidence & belief in this squad”

by koku_jin
With the focus finally back on matters on the field, the Opposition Opinion returns for another season – and we’ve been chatting to a Norwich fan ahead of today’s big game at Carrow Road. Here we are looking to bring you a view from ‘the other side’ before each game, chatting to an opposing fan to gain their opinions on NUFC, some insights into their own side and their thoughts on our upcoming match. Here’s our Q&A with Norwich fan Andrew Dockerill (@dockerz77) in the build up to today’s game in East Anglia: Q1 – Firstly, what short of shape […]

How to Promote Your Website: 23 Ways to Earn Free Traffic

by koku_jin
Early in your online business, the most pressing need is traffic to your website. Fortunately, you can be proactive — you don’t have to sit around and hope that Google ranks you at the top of the search results. Whether you are trying to sell your first digital product or promote your first affiliate program, targeted website visitors are essential to your success. This article discusses 23 ways for you to promote your site for free (although some have paid options). The only cost to you is your time, and the upside is more visitors to your website. Here’s your […]

Christmas in July! Create Smarter Ecomm Landing Pages for the Holidays

by koku_jin
Don’t let our header image fool you.  Christmas is not right around the corner. The holiday shopping season is not upon us. You’ve got oodles of sunny summer days ahead before you need to start worrying about untangling the lights, trimming the turkey, or leaving presents under the tree. (Thank goodness!) But if you’re in ecommerce, that’s a different story. It turns out that right now is the best time to start planning your next holiday campaign. In fact, most experienced ecomm marketers start prepping long before Thanksgiving and Black Friday roll around. There’s just too much at stake not to. […]

Do fitness trackers have an impact on eating disorders?

by koku_jin
Content warning: There are details and personal anecdotes about eating disorders in this article.  Tracking workouts, steps and calories with wearable devices and apps has become the new normal. Take a look around next time you’re at the gym or go for a jog around the park – most people working out have a wearable strapped to their wrist or a phone strapped to their arm.  The number of connected wearable devices worldwide will push 74 million this year and is expected to rise to more than 1 billion by 2022 – health-focused wearables will make up a large part […]

Pro gamers in South Korea train for 15 hours a day – here’s what’s involved

by koku_jin
For many, the idea of earning a living as a professional gamer seems like a dream come true. Getting paid to play video games all day, with unlimited access to state-of-the-art gaming rigs and the latest peripherals, certainly sounds amazing on paper, as does the prospect of jet-setting around the globe to compete in international tournaments for big cash prizes. However, the reality is that very few players are cut out for the task, as it requires incredible dedication, determination and perseverance to keep up with the daily demands of a pro gamer's lifestyle.  We all have a favorite game […]

The Scheduling Woes of Adult Friendship

by koku_jin
Earlier this year, I set out to make scheduling time with my friends more seamless—or as I, perhaps grandiosely, termed it, “to revolutionize my friend group.” Ten of my friends and I already had a group-text-message thread, which we used as our main form of communication, but even though we talked all day every day, sending one another dumb, meta jokes we saw online about group chats and checking in about who’d be at trivia that night, we still often struggled to plan hangouts. With so many schedules to coordinate, we felt like any impromptu event was missing a handful […]

4 Excellent Email Marketing Ideas for Nonprofits

by koku_jin
Published April 2016, updated July 2019 When you think of your nonprofit organization, the first question that comes to mind probably isn’t this: “How am I going to raise awareness through effective email marketing strategies?”  But maybe it should be. While this question may not feel like the most pressing initially, there are some important reasons why it is. Through the , you will be able to reach more individuals, get more press, raise extra funds for your cause, attract talented board members, find volunteers that will help you grow, and, ultimately, accomplish your goals. In this post, we’ll share must-know […]

Influencer Marketing for Small Business: 7 Steps to Finding the Right Influencers (+ Free Templates!)

by koku_jin
When it comes to growing your business on Instagram, influencer marketing has proven to be a huge growth asset. And it’s not just for the mega brands — influencer marketing for small businesses can seriously level-up a campaign, build brand awareness and reach new audiences, without blowing the budget.  But working with influencers on Instagram can seem daunting — not only do you have to find the right influencers for your brand, but you also need to set campaign goals and deadlines, track and measure your success, and manage the budget at the same time! To help you get started, […]

Monthly Web Development Update 6/2019: Rethinking Privacy And User Engagement

by koku_jin
Monthly Web Development Update 6/2019: Rethinking Privacy And User Engagement Monthly Web Development Update 6/2019: Rethinking Privacy And User Engagement Anselm Hannemann 2019-06-14T14:30:00+02:00 2019-06-14T16:35:46+00:00 Last week I read about the web turning into a dark forest. This made me think, and I’m convinced that there’s hope in the dark forest. Let’s stay positive about how we can contribute to making the web a better place and stick to the principle that each one of us is able to make an impact with small actions. Whether it’s you adding Webmentions, removing tracking scripts from a website, recycling plastic, picking up trash […]