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Working in a team is always beneficial either together or virtually. Most of the bloggers have a virtual team working for them, may be from different cities or even countries. But for many of them, it becomes difficult to manage virtual team members because blogging team have creative people like designers, writers, etc. thus to keep them motivated and to monitor their skill is a big task. At ShoutMeLoud blog network also, we do have a virtual team and here are few working tips which make it easy to handle the virtual team. Make them feel like a team: When we work in the office, it’s easy to get a feeling that we are working as a team, but virtually it’s quite tough to get that feeling. Thus, if you have a virtual team, make sure you keep on reminding about their goals, deadlines and keep emailing about feedbacks or reports to the entire team. This will give a constant feeling that they are not independent and are working for a team. Discipline in team-members: Even if you … [Read more...] about How to Manage Work from Home Team Effectively
Being a freelance web designer and hired does not mean that, your always equipped with work. At some point of time, I’m sure you’ll be out of work. May be you just completed a project and you have some spare time before you start with the next one. At worst cases, you don’t have another one. What do you do, during this period? Well, in this article, I’ll discuss few ways in which you can stay Productive and pro active during this quiet period. So, let’s get started… 6 Easy tips to stay Productive for designers: Well, this tips are definitely targeted for freelance designers but every freelancer can use these simple staying productive tips and improve their career. START A WEBSITE/BLOG People just can’t find you with your business cards sent through emails. They need to see you what you are actually capable of. To show people who you are and what you are capable of, it becomes essential that you start a website or blog. It is not necessary you … [Read more...] about How to Stay Productive as a Web Designer when your not hired?
Sharable content is what you must strive for. It must be top class so that it can be easily shared with influential people and be link worthy. The truth is that the web is full of second-rate content which indicates that the writers are adopting the wrong approach to content writing that’s worthy of links. Creating sharable content is of course not an easy task; but it’s easily achievable. Churning out content that is shared and linked to can be a far easier job than rocket science – all it requires is complete commitment and ample time. In this article I will explain the right approach you must take to produce such content. BuzzFeed and Oatmeal are great example of shareable content, and a quick look will reveal why these two sites are performing so well on Social media platforms. Content creation can be split into two parts: Creating an association with influencers who’ll give you the help you need to get shares for your content. Producing great content along … [Read more...] about An Easy Strategy to Make Your Content Socially Sharable
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