17+ Best Job Board WordPress Themes for 2017 Listing Sites Print E-mail
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There is no shortage of options for monetizing your site nowadays. From affiliate marketing, to selling your own products or services, almost anyone can launch a successful online business.

However, you don’t necessarily need to have special skills or products to make money. Running a directory site can be just as efficient at creating a passive income stream.

You can create various directory sites from listing all the different attractions in your city to listing ads for things people want to sell.

They are especially useful as they allow users to quickly find what they are looking for in one central place instead of browsing multiple sites. 

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How to Use Google Slides Animations and Timed Transitions Print E-mail
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Presentation animation is a great way to add professional polish to your Google Slides presentation. You can use animations and transitions between slides to help your presentation flow seamlessly. You can even define how long transitions should last.

In this tutorial, we'll teach you how to use Google Slides animations and transitions. We'll start by explaining what animations and transitions are. Then we'll provide a step-by-step guide to creating your own animations and transitions. 

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20+ Simple WordPress Themes To Quickly Make Sites (2017) Print E-mail
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Thanks to WordPress and the sheer amount of themes available, anyone can create a website without having to hire a developer or learn code. Some WordPress themes come with plenty of bells and whistles that offer a lot of functionality.

Having a lot of options is great but it can also be overwhelming, especially for beginners who just want to get their site up and running as quickly as possible. 

Thankfully, there are also plenty of simple WordPress themes that offer the perfect balance between having all the right functionality while still being easy to setup and customize.

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How to Add YouTube Video to Google Slides Presentations Print E-mail
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When you give a Google Slides presentation, you want to make sure that your audience is really engaged. Adding video to Google Slides is a great way to capture your audience's attention and make your presentation more interesting.

Your presentation is important. You have a message you need to share with your audience. But your audience won't get your message if they aren't paying attention to your presentation. That's why it's important to use attention-grabbing techniques like adding video.

For even more tips on how to give an effective presentation, review this tutorial:

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How to Make a Great Employee Training Plan (For Small Business) Print E-mail
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If you’ve been in business a while, I’m sure you’ve heard the saying: “You’re only as good as the people you hire.”

In another tutorial in this series on HR for small business, I covered the process of hiring employees. But hiring good people is not enough on its own. You also have to give those people the support to develop their skills and do their best work. That’s where training comes in.

Here’s the problem, however: Due to limited resources and other priorities, many small businesses don’t provide the same kind of structured training plans that larger companies do. A

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How to Quickly Make Simple PowerPoint Presentations Print E-mail
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Microsoft PowerPoint is the most popular presentation software used from university classrooms to the corporate board room. Apple's Keynote and Google Slides are worthy competitors, but few apps are as universal as PowerPoint.

While PowerPoint is easy to use and widely adopted, it can be overwhelming to get started with building a presentation from scratch. Each new, blank slide requires many content and design choices.

Fortunately, PowerPoint has plenty of time-saving features that help you make presentations quickly. 

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13+ Best Online Collaboration Software Tools for 2017 Print E-mail
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Rome wasn’t built by one man, it was built by a team working together. While building Rome took hundreds of years and a lot of messengers running about, modern teams are lucky to have a lot of great software at their disposal. In fact, there’s almost too much good software. How do you pick the right tools for you and your small business? Well, we’re here to help. 

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How to Convert Your PowerPoint (PPT) Presentation Into Video Print E-mail
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PowerPoint is by far the most popular presentation app, and it's easy to see why. There are many themes, layouts, and tools inside PowerPoint that help you build professional presentations quickly.

Not everyone has PowerPoint installed on their device though. When you want to share your PowerPoint file on YouTube or with a colleague who doesn't have PowerPoint, it's a great idea to convert PowerPoint presentations into video files.

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7 Questions to Find Out What Clients Really Want Print E-mail
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About ten years ago, after throwing in my day job, I stepped into the world of freelance web design. I honestly had no idea what I was doing, but I’d thrown myself directly into the deep end so I had to learn fast.

At first, eager to please, I would start projects by simply chatting with clients about what they wanted, and offering a flat rate with an unlimited number of revisions so I could ensure I delivered something they loved.

However I soon discovered that the unlimited revisions approach almost always lead to projects dragging on far too long, as well as pressure to do free work: “Oh could you just add this extra thing please?”

It was clear I had to clamp down on never ending revision requests if I ever wanted to be adequately compensated for my time. I had to find out what people wanted up front. I started trying to probe more before a project started, but very often I would get the response:

“I don’t know what I want. You’re the
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How to Add Music &amp; Sound to Google Slides Presentations Print E-mail
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Music can provide just the right element of interest to your Google Slides presentation. Most people relate well to music, and the right track can help your presentation to be more memorable.

Whether you're working on a business presentation or need to submit a presentation for a class, you can add sound to Google Slides. You just need to know what to do.

Although Google Slides doesn't include an Insert Audio option, that doesn't mean you can't include music with your presentation. There are still ways to incorporate music and other sounds.

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How to List Your Education on a Resume (+Best Format Examples) Print E-mail
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For many applicants, the education section is the easiest part to write on their resume. They just list their alma mater’s name, degree, and graduation date. Simple.

It’s not always that simple though. For instance, what do you write if you switched school three times before completing your bachelors? How do you list your college education if you’re still completing your thesis? What if you dropped out of an MBA?

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This tutorial answers those questions, and everything else related to listing education on a resume.

First, let’s

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How to Modify PowerPoint Templates With Slide Design Variants Print E-mail
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So you've got a great looking PowerPoint slide already, but you want to try out a slightly different look to add some variety. Let's learn how to use PowerPoint slide design variants in 60 seconds. 

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