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How to impress recruiters with a simple, free hack

  Networking. Networking. Networking. 72% of job seekers found a job through networking. 5% found it on Indeed, Monster or similar resources. But during networking events, you certainly can’t show up with your resume in hand     Sharing a digital business card provide an elegant solution to this problem. You can simply add your[…]

Top Three Ways To Give Your Business A Digital Update In 2016

  We all want to run successful businesses, right? But how do we keep up with the constantly shifting myriad of apps and tools available that claim to help us do so? Here’s our list of top three must have tools that we’ve personally used to help us in 2016. Website Analytics Let’s start the[…]

Why You Need Digital Business Cards in 2016

2015 saw a lot of changes. Samsung introduced the Galaxy S6 Edge, Apple released the iPhone 6s, and digital business cards were all abuzz when we attended ad:tech NY and IIDEX.  As this year draws to a close, let’s recap the top five ways a digital business or networking card can help you in 2016.[…]

Life-Hacks For The Creative Traveller

  When you’re living life on the go, the last thing you want are bulky possessions to weigh you down. How can you lighten the load, and still carry your modern essentials with you?   Bellroy Phone Case Bellroy is a pretty awesome company. They’ve created a handy phone case, which carries your credit cards,[…]

Essential Tools For Running A Successful Business In 2016

  With half of us estimated to be freelancing by the year 2020 (yikes, only five years away), it’s never too early to familiarise oneself with digital business tools. Here are our top picks that’ll help you maintain sanity.   Toggl Toggl is a nifty little tool, which helps you track how much time you[…]

5 Design Competitions You Can’t Miss

  Getting your name recognised in the design industry can be tough. Here are five competitions that can help you stand out from the crowd. Print’s Typography and Lettering Competition Print Magazine is tired of the art of typography not getting the credit it deserves. They quote Helmut Schmid who said, “Typography needs to be[…]

Why You Need To Beta Test (And So Do We)

Imagine this; its 4pm on a Friday, your product is due to be released on Monday morning, and you’re still debating with the development and design teams about the layout and usability. Sound familiar? A lot of us may be used to operating on ‘startup time’ when things are being tweaked until the last minute,[…]

Tools Every Freelancer Needs

We all know the story by now. The job market is tough, the economy is lagging, and the number of students and professionals choosing to set up their own businesses is ever increasing. Forbes estimates that up to 50% of Americanswill be freelancers, consultants or other independent workers by 2020. So what does a young[…]