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How to Make Money as a Retiree – Interview with Carolyn Wainscott

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your entrepreneurial journey. I am a 75 year old widow of 3 years after 55 years of marriage whose main focus in life has been my family and homemaking. I love designing, creating, and repurposing. I was very involved with my children and their activities, then my […]

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Boost your writing efficiency by stepping back from the keyboard

Boost your writing efficiency by stepping back from the keyboard

Living a quantified life is all about numbers. Regardless of our passions, hobbies or professions, we can generally find some metric by which to measure our performance. For a writer, (luckily?) the metric is crushingly obvious and never nearly as high as we’d like. For writers, word count is king. While it’s nice to have […]

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How to Become a Successful Party Plan Consultant

By Angie Nelson You’ve just signed up as a party plan independent consultant and you’re excited and eager to get going on what you hope will be a lucrative career in direct selling. You’re impressed by the business plan and believe in the income potential that could be yours in exchange for hard work and […]

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Social Pressure vs. Commitment Devices – which helps more for making changes?

Social Pressure vs

It’s good to have goals, and finding things that we want to do or accomplish is easy. Actually succeeding at our goals is the tricky part. Should we make our ambitions public? What tools, tips or tricks can help us to follow through on commitments when we make them? And which ones work the best? These […]

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Come Join us at the Quantified Self 2015 Conference!

Come Join us at the Quantified Self 2015 Conference!

We’re excited to be sponsoring the Quantified Self 2015 Conference & Expo, June 18-20 in San Francisco. If you haven’t been to a QS Conference before, they’re awesome (more on that below). This year, we’re doing a collaborative data tracking project that should be a lot of fun. Basically, we’re exploring the combined digital activities for people who […]

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The data is in, I’m a distracted driver.

The data is in, I’m a distracted driver.

I have a confession to make, and it’s not easy. I’ve been driving like a jerk. I just found out and I feel horrible about it. I don’t speed. I don’t tailgate. I don’t run red lights. At least, not that I’m aware of. The problem is I’m distracted by my phone… a lot…  and […]

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New integration with Automatic: Track your driving time like your computer time

New integration with Automatic: Track your driving time like your computer time

Today we’re launching a new integration with Automatic that will make it possible to track your driving time just like you would any other application or website. There are SO many interesting questions that can be answered here, like: “How does your commute relate to your time at work?”, “Do you tend to log most time in […]

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Standing desks increase productivity (but you have to do it right)

Standing desks increase productivity (but you have to do it right)

“Sitting is the new smoking.” It’s an increasingly common and playfully snarky phrase coined by Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative. For anyone who’s slogged through a long, sloop-shouldered day at a desk, the dangers of sitting are intuitively easy to believe. Standing desks are becoming an iconic […]

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Two new integration updates for GitHub and Gyroscope

Two new integration updates for GitHub and Gyroscope

We’re launching some new integrations this week, giving you new ways to keep track of your time and tell interesting stories with your data. Log highlights for your code commits directly through GitHub Several weeks ago, we launched support for logging your code commits from your Git projects. It’s been pretty popular, and we’ve logged […]

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Tracking my data proved that I’m actually kicking ass (even when it feels like I’m not)

Tracking my data proved that I’m actually kicking ass (even when it feels like I’m not)

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Megan Seling, Culture Editor at the alt-weekly newspaper The Nashville Scene. It’s a world of constant tight deadlines and moving pieces – exactly the type of environment where it’s easy to lose track of the time. We asked her to share some ways that RescueTime helps her make it through the day. […]

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Now That You Quit, Here Is how To Make Money From Home

Realities of Entrepreneurship You Need to Realize

You already know being an entrepreneur isn’t easy, which is why slipping on that comfortable pair of rose colored glasses from time to time is tempting. Unfortunately, the sooner you learn a few hard truths about being a trailblazer, the sooner you can avoid a few of the unnecessary bumps and bruises. There will come a time—many of them—where a […]

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Tascam DR-22WL and MIC-J Driving Test

In my last video, you saw me take the new Tascam DR-22WL digital audio recorder, and JK MIC-J 044 Lavalier for a walking test. This was a really easy test since it was pretty quiet outside. How would the setup perform in a high-noise environment, like a very angry Jaguar sport car? To find out, I use the DR-22WL and […]

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How To Get Better Audio for Your Videos

How To Get Better Audio for Your Videos

I have always stated that great video starts with great audio. It doesn’t matter how fantastic the video looks, if it sounds like crap, nobody will watch it. I go to extreme lengths to ensure the audio in my videos are top notch. I went so far as investing over $700 for a set of profession Sennheiser wireless mics. The […]

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7 Useful Tools for Bloggers and Online Content Creators

Writing content for online publications is not simple as most people think. You have a tough competition to beat, so you have to be aware of the latest trends in the niche you are covering. Luckily, there are great tools that can make your work better and more efficient. In the continuation, you will find a list of 7 useful tools that deserve your attention.

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7 Useful Tools for Bloggers and Online Content Creators was first posted on June 26, 2015 at 1:15 pm.

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37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #9 – Testimonials

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #9 – Testimonials

User reviews and testimonials have been a great way to give feedback to others. Business use testimonials to show people the quality of their products. Imagine having to purchase a product and NOT knowing anything about the seller? Testimonials left by other buyers are a great way to learn important information about the seller like: Quality of service Effective customer […]

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10 Email Marketing Campaigns Every Business Should Be Running

Too many brands are blowing it when it comes to email marketing. They’ve got to stop. Truth is, in today’s marketing if you don’t have any email marketing campaigns you’re likely missing out on money. A lot of money. No one likes that. Smart marketers are all about embracing email right now. And that doesn’t ...

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Sony RX100 M3 Review at Eureka! and Stax

Sony RX100 M3 Review at Eureka! and Stax

I recently received a Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 M3 for review. This is an extremely expensive point and shoot camera that fits in your pocket. However, calling it a point and shoot is really an insult. The RX100 can go toe to toe with a much larger DSLR. Since it was lunch time, I figured the best way to test the […]

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37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #8 – Images and Multimedia

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #8 – Images and Multimedia

Welcome to Part 8 of my series where we are discussing 37 elements of success user engagement. The journey has been awesome and if you’ve joined me from the beginning then you know EXACTLY what I am talking about. If you have just joined me, then I encourage you to please start from Part 1 so you’ve adopted the other […]

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Running with the Big Dogs of SEO

Running with the Big Dogs of SEO

At the very core of just about every online business model is traffic. If you’re not able to get the right people looking at your content, whatever that content may be, you’re not going to make money online. And while there are countless paid methods for getting traffic, they may not necessarily be as effective as you might hope. Thankfully, […]

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Can You Earn Big Profits from Simple Sites?

Can You Earn Big Profits from Simple Sites?

Making money online can feel like an awfully paradoxical experience. On the one hand, it’s the kind of thing that sounds really easy on the surface and it’s something that just about anyone can do. On the other hand, all of the overwhelming information can feel incredibly complex and intimidating. It doesn’t have to be this way. Wouldn’t it be […]

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