Closed captions: Transcripts Aid Learning for Almost all Students

Transcripts for Students from Video Aid Learning

Most college and university students who use closed captions and transcripts on video and multimedia find them helpful as a learning tool, despite them not regularly being made available, according to new research from Oregon State University. One of the first surveys of its type, of 2,124 students across 15…

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7 Surprising Places to Find Your Virtual Assistant

  Welcome to Whose Business Is This, Anyway? Where the tasks are unending and your stress level doesn’t matter: Sound familiar? If it also sounds like your life as an entrepreneur, until this point every little milestone of that life has probably been a celebrated victory. But the novelty is probably…

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Webinar Success with Transcription

After the webinar is done, I usually heave a huge sigh of relief (especially if there were no technical difficulties!). However, you just had a whole bunch of people engage with you for an hour—now is not the time to drop the ball! Recording Recording your webinar is super important…

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10 Invoicing Tools to Make Freelancers’ Lives Easier

Freelancers’ success depends on their organizational skills – both when it comes to finding/delivering work, and especially when it comes to getting paid. After all, “The cornerstone to getting… Freelancers’ success depends on their organizational skills – both when it comes to finding/delivering work, and especially when it comes to…

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100 Power Words to Improve Blog Writing

To improve blog writing skills, one of the things you need to know are powerful words that can evoke emotions that you want. Here are some of those words. Are you trying to take your blog to the next level by improving your writing skills? This is a great idea!…

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3 Examples of How Semicolons Strengthen a Sentence & 3 Cases of Overkill

Semicolons help clarify construction of sentences. Using the punctuation mark, employed as either a comma on steroids or a strategically flexible period, is usually just one of two or more possible solutions, but though it has a stuffy reputation and many writers are confused about its applications, it often is…

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25 Visual Content Marketing Tools To Engage Your Audience by Tomas Laurinavicius

Today I’m sharing a list of 25 visual content marketing tools to engage your audience. It will help you to enrich the storytelling experience you’re creating. Desygner is an online design tool that lets you create banners, posters, invitations, Facebook covers, social media posts and more, all for free. Snappa…

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3 Cases of Missing Commas By Mark Nichol (Daily Writing Tips)

The presence or absence of a single punctuation mark can create confusion or ambiguity about the meaning of a sentence. Three sentences illustrating this problem, each followed by discussion and revision, follow: 1. These factors make it hard for management to decide what to communicate to directors given the board’s…

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Writer’s block? Try typing one-handed: Slowing down how fast you type can boost the quality of your writing By Sophie Freeman

By Sophie Freeman For Mailonline Published: 05:43 EST, 7 March 2016 Researchers from Canada used text-analysis software to analyse essays  The vocabulary became more sophisticated when typed with one hand Experts said slowing our writing down allows us more time to think. Whether you have ambitions to be the next…

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Top 15 Websites to Find Free Images | Strong Social

Finding an online library stocked with pictures that are of high quality and available to use for free can be a daunting task. All the effort you are putting in selecting your search words to seem to only yield images that either vaguely agrees with your needs or are completely…

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How to Easily Manage Multiple Twitter Accounts : Social Media Examiner

Discover how TweetDeck lets you engage, monitor and schedule tweets for multiple accounts from a single customizable dashboard. Are you managing multiple Twitter accounts? Wondering how to streamline your Twitter marketing? TweetDeck lets you engage, monitor and schedule tweets for multiple accounts from a single customizable dashboard. In this article you’ll discover how to…

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10 Words Derived from “Scribe”

Scribe, from the Latin term scribere, meaning “to write,” referred to a person who performed the responsibilities of an accountant, a secretary, or both But later denoted any writer. (Scrivener is a synonym from medieval Anglo-French.) The term is rarely used outside of historical contexts but occasionally appears as affected…

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Understanding ‘Traffic Sources’ in Google Analytics | Practical Ecommerce

The Google Analytics “Traffic Sources” section can help ecommerce marketers understand how well campaigns are working and how better to invest in site content, advertising, or other forms of engagement. Google Analytics is a free service that uses cookies — which we explain in “Cookies Make Shoppers Feel Welcome” —…

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How to Triple Your SEO Efforts Just By Blogging by Julia McCoy

If you’re like most bloggers, you’re probably wondering how you can produce huge results, the kind other bloggers retire doing. Or, you’re looking to gain a serious boost for your business via blogging, but not sure how to get rolling. Fortunately, this success isn’t just blind luck – it is…

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The Ultimate List: 70+ Best Tools For Skyrocketing Business Growth in 2016

If you want to be an effective business owner in 2016, you can’t manage everything on your own. In order to scale the progress you’ve already made, or simply experience real growth for the first time, you have to be willing to delegate responsibilities, standardize processes, and use the right tools….

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