• Do you need a social media detox?

    I know, I know, another infographic! But this one is a brilliant example of what can happen when you overdo the social media. Incidentally, I have experienced the situation when someone used ‘LOL’ in a conversation. With an entirely straight face. It was somewhat unnerving. Also, I suspect I might suffer from symptom 1) Tweek […]

  • Why Become A Freelancer? (Infographic)

    If you’ve ever pondered whether to quit the rat race and become a freelancer, some of the statistics in the infographic above offer a compelling argument. It was particularly interesting to see that 93% of freelancers are happier since branching out on their own, and 62% have seen an increase in their income.  Source: Mashable […]

  • Create your own infographic

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    I love a good infographic. It’s such an easy way to view a whole lot of information in one glance. And if you have the skills and knowledge to create your own infographic, it can be a wonderful way to get lots of traffic and awareness of your brand out there (especially if you get […]

  • Five ways to blog daily

    It seems like a post pops up in my Google Reader every week raving about the benefits of posting on your blog every day.  And I completely agree with them. During the 30 Day Blog Challenge (which you can see here), I saw my traffic and subscribers rise substantially. But posting every day is hard. I write […]

  • Moving my blog from Blogger to WordPress

    It’s been a long time coming, but after several false starts, technical issues (e.g. my failure to read instructions) and tedious tweaking, I’ve finally moved to WordPress. Thanks to tutorials by Rosalilium, Beautifully Invisible and  Techieminx, I finally managed to get around my teething problems. These included: Installing WordPress. I got extremely impatient with being […]

  • The Freelancer Game Of Life infographic

    I’ve been meaning to share this Game of Life for Freelancers infographic for a while, designed by Freshbooks (*cough* here’s my referral link *cough*). If you’re a freelancer, I’m sure you’ll recognise some of the scenarios. Source: Mashable Why not follow me on Twitter, or sign up to my free newsletter for exclusive monthly content?

  • Five ways to make your blog pretty

    When I first built this blog, my gut instinct was to make it as pretty as possible. In the ‘real world’ I’m very girly, so I figured it was a good reflection of my personality. But as time went on, I felt the theme didn’t reflect the actual content. So I redesigned it, took out […]