It’s that time of the year again! While on one end congratulates are being over poured, on the other end lies a dark mystery of the unknown future of life ahead of college. Its Graduation time! Who doesn’t love the graduation/convocation day attire with that dark rayon academic gown, a mortar board hat on top and with a degree in hand, set to face real life for the first time. Real life might not be as easy as shown in movies for most of the people. And for that very reason, colleges arrange for commencement speakers on the graduation day of students to provide them insights about real life from the experienced lot! Commencement speeches are basically a revealing of harsh truth in a pleasant and inspirational manner for students to give a hint of what’s coming ahead. Commencement speeches have become a collegiate tradition in graduation schools worldwide and now are beginning to take place in Indian graduation schools also. We have made this wonderful list of the top … [Read more...] about Inspiration For Students: Top 15 Commencement Speeches Ever!
Remote working and working from home is the flavor of international business these days. Even here at ShoutMeLoud, we have a distributed remote tool. We use tools like Slack, Trello, Wunderlist & Skype for most of our work. However one of the biggest challenge which I personally face is rewarding my team once in a while. Since we all are sitting distant, the way we reward has to be different. Is int it? And, I’m not alone in this. Many startups and businesses are realizing the flexibility of a remote team. A remote team doesn’t require a large infrastructure and doesn’t need in-house perks. The remote team helps with cost reduction with some teams available at 1/3rd the cost of a normal hire. There are a lot of positives to take from a remote or work from home team but there are a few negatives as well. As humans, we are social animals who like social interaction. The bonding experience while working and camaraderie is what drives people to work together and … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Reward Your Work From Home Team within a Budget
Online shopping in India is increasing, and people like me prefer to order things online rather than going to shop and purchase it. Especially, utilities that don’t need physical inspection, they are lot easier to buy online now. Must read: Cashkaro: Get Real Cash Back When You Shop Online in India With so many Indian e-commerce websites coming in, and especially if you are a brand conscious shopper, you will find amazing deals online. At the same time shopping online have its own advantages and disadvantages. If you are an impulsive buyer, you might end up shopping un-necessarily. In last 2-3 years, I have seen many E-commerce websites in India coming up and dying, and based on my online shopping experience, I will share some insights, tips and ideas on shopping online from Indian E-commerce sites and also how to save maximum money. With the features like cash on delivery, shopping online has become easier, and anyone with internet connection can shop from home or … [Read more...] about How to Save Money When Shopping Online in India
Although I am a newbie blogger as well who is yet to make any money, I read and follow the top bloggers in the industry. In this post, I would like to highlight the top mistakes that newbie bloggers make. 1. Not Building An Email List “The money is in the list.” If you haven’t heard that line before, you have not blogged long enough. Whatever your blogging goals are, building your email list should be your top priority. If you are blogging to make money, you would soon notice that your blogging income will be directly proportional to the number of email subscribers. Making an growing, an email will ensure that you have a steady stream of visitors as soon as a publish a new post. You could also segment your visitors and send them targeted emails or drip campaigns. This way you would successfully make sales if you created your own products. Having a growing subscriber base will also Google Proof your website. You can still get a good number of visitors on your blog if … [Read more...] about Mistakes Bloggers Make That Costs Money & How To Fix Them?
A big part of this blogging community stops blogging after a short period of time. Why? Because of blogger’s burnout. If you feel blogging gets annoying sometimes and you’re starting to feel burned out, stick to this post. I have laid out some excellent tips on staying inspired and avoiding getting to this stagnant stage. In this quest of being a professional blogger, I have worked quite hard to discover some of the best ways to avoid blogger’s burnout. 10 Ways Of Staying Inspired As A Blogger 1. Set And Maintain A Regular Target For most bloggers, blogging is a part-time (and passionate) means of talking about a personally important topic. Even though we blog, we still have to manage family, offices, relatives, and friends. As you need to spend a big portion of time with them, it can be quite difficult to find some precious moments for your blog. To stay inspired during those busy days, make a posting plan. But be careful. Setting up an unrealistic goal is … [Read more...] about How To Stay Inspired And Avoid Blogger’s Burnout