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How To Get A Client To Pay You As A Freelancer

How To Get A Client To Pay You As A Freelancer

Ben Delanoy February 9, 2017 0

Always start with a deposit – typically 50%. This guarantees your time and services. Before sending over the final project, ensure you collect the remaining 50% first. (You don’t need to do this exact

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How I Left Social Media In Order To Salvage My Sanity

How I Left Social Media In Order To Salvage My Sanity

Ben Delanoy January 24, 2017 2

I’ve been screaming my opinions at the world via the internet for a solid decade now. Back in the day, I discovered WordPress, which I filled with my views, shoddy political analysis, and banter (which

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Yahoo Discloses Another Massive Hack, This Time Involving a Billion People

Yahoo Discloses Another Massive Hack, This Time Involving a Billion People

Ben Delanoy December 15, 2016 0

Yahoo has followed September’s disclosure of a hack that potentially impacted 500 million users with the admission of a separate attack involving a hella troubling amount of people. The tech company announced Wednesday that

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Google Is Replacing Flash in Chrome Once and For All

Google Is Replacing Flash in Chrome Once and For All

Ben Delanoy December 12, 2016 0

Google told us in May that it would eventually block Adobe Flash Player content on Chrome. And today, the company is making good on its promise. Google is slowly rolling HTML5 out to users

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To Do Creative Work, Be Prepared For Boring, Repetitive Tasks

To Do Creative Work, Be Prepared For Boring, Repetitive Tasks

Ben Delanoy October 27, 2016 0

If you judge by the movies, being creative is all about freewheeling ideas and a total lack of discipline. In reality, being an artist is hard work. If you want to build your art,

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How To Make Killer Emails To Promote Your Business

How To Make Killer Emails To Promote Your Business

Ben Delanoy September 20, 2016 0

You could argue that Amazon founded a business on the back of email marketing: it’s the master of combining purchases with browsing habits to build customer-specific newsletters for daily, weekly and monthly distribution. These

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Use the First Hour of Your Day for Creative, Inspiring Work

Use the First Hour of Your Day for Creative, Inspiring Work

Ben Delanoy August 24, 2016 0

If you have the flexibility in your schedule to do it, start your day with something creative and inspiring. Maybe it’s that novel or short story you’ve been working on, or a painting, or

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Why It’s Important To Protect Your Brand From Domain Trolls

Why It’s Important To Protect Your Brand From Domain Trolls

Ben Delanoy August 16, 2016 0

Registering a snappy domain is becoming more difficult with every passing year. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has authorised the release of more than 600 new top-level domains – the

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TwinStar Media Jumps Back In To The Budding Cannabis Market, Launching Sweet Leaf Magazine

TwinStar Media Jumps Back In To The Budding Cannabis Market, Launching Sweet Leaf Magazine

Ben Delanoy July 27, 2016 0

TwinStar Media, already an established digital pioneer in the marijuana industry having developed over a dozen properties related to medical marijuana, hemp and cannabis alike, has just launched SweetLeafMagazine.com, a website dedicated to all-inclusive

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TwinStar Media Announces the Sale of Orlando and Fort Myers Magazines

TwinStar Media Announces the Sale of Orlando and Fort Myers Magazines

Ben Delanoy July 27, 2016 0

TwinStar Media, a Florida-based company, announced today that they have sold two Florida market magazines to private parties: 407Magazine.com, the Orlando magazine which TwinStar has operated since 2015 and their 239Magazine.com entity which has

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Use This Blend Mode in Photoshop to Perfectly Align Images

Use This Blend Mode in Photoshop to Perfectly Align Images

Ben Delanoy July 24, 2016 0

If you’re working on an image in Photoshop that’s cut into numerous sections, sometimes you find yourself needing to carefully align the different layers just by eye. Set one layer to the “difference” blend

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The Psychological Benefits of Writing Regularly

The Psychological Benefits of Writing Regularly

Ben Delanoy July 18, 2016 0

When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as they obsessively work on the next

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