Author: Alexander Dance

Fashion Career Tips for Newbies Trying to Break In

From magazines to catwalks, the impeccably designed clothing that gets released each season provides aspiring designers with much inspiration. Behind all of the fashion industry’s glamour and glitz, there is a facade hiding all of the sweat and work that goes into it.  However, that’s the best part of all.  The more hard work that you put into producing your designs the more rewarding the experience is. So if you aspire to be a fashion designer and you are willing to put in all of the yard work that it takes to achieve your dream, the following are some...

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Travelling For Business? Here’s the Rundown on Costs, Tips and Tricks

Life on the road (or in the air) can be tough. From scoring upgrades to understanding the local lingo, anything that can put your mind at ease is a real lifesaver. This article is designed to make travelling for work easier, and to help you focus on what matters most – your work. Travelling by car Thinking about buying a car for business? The first thing you’ll want to know is how to claim expenses. Put simply, if you buy a car in your own name, you can claim a tax deduction on the expenses that have been used...

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How to Get a Gorgeous Website for Your Business Without Paying Through the Nose for a Web Developer

Long gone the days when you needed to built websites from scratch, now there are tons of web frameworks, CMS and web languages using which you can build your websites yourself. Now if you are looking to build a website by basing it of another site’s functionality and design, you may be interested to know what CMS/Framework and language the other site is using. By finding out what they use you will be able to make informed decisions on not only the right CMS, but the best plugin/modules and best javascript frameworks to use for the same effect. Also...

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Essential Hair Care Tips For Long Hair

Whether you have long hair or are in the process of trying to grow your hair out, the following hair care tips can help you have beautiful, healthy hair. If your hair isn’t quite as long or as thick as you would like it to be, you also may want to consider using hair extensions for instant length and volume.   Choose Your Brush Carefully Brushing your hair correctly is extremely important. Typically, boar bristle brushes are the best choice. The brush should be designed in such a way that it has a smoothing effect on the shaft of...

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Advantages of A Bed in A Box

What is Bed in A Box? This is a mattress that comes shipped to you in a box that is compressed and vacuum sealed. The mattress gets delivered straight to your door. They are mostly made with foam or latex. Some are a combination of foam and springs. Either type is easy to compress, and this makes them easier to ship and set up than old-fashioned mattresses.   Pros of Buying a Bed in a Box versus A Regular Mattress Everyone has experienced shopping for a new mattress. Whether doing it for yourself or a loved one, you can...

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4 Stocks That Will Get Teens Interested In Investing

While teenagers aren’t usually interested in such things, there are some companies they get excited about. You can find a list of 4 of their favorites below. Using these companies is a great way to get them interested in investing. You won’t find any ETFs or mutual funds on the list however. These things don’t excite teens the way the stocks on this list do. The object is to make investing something they can relate to. Teens are the investors and the consumers of the future. They already outnumber seniors in this country. Because stock prices are constantly changing...

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Choosing The Perfect Shoes For Your Wedding

Nothing can ruin your wedding day faster than sore, tired feet. Choosing the right shoes for your wedding is essential. Here are some tips that will help you find the perfect pair:   Go Low Avoid buying ultra high heels for your wedding. Although there are a lot of amazing shoes out there that have heel heights over 4 inches, they are generally a lot harder on your feet than shoes with shorter heels. As a general rule of thumb, try not to choose heels higher than 3 inches. Sometimes taller brides balk at the idea of wearing heels,...

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The Role Of A Social Worker

You know social workers, perhaps you even want to become one – but what do they do? Well, let’s take a closer look at the role of a social worker.   What Does A Social Worker Do? The role of a social worker involves helping people to cope with their everyday life and to solve problems which they encounter. The specific type of employment for a social worker will determine in which capacities they provide assistance. Social workers who come from a clinical background may even be involved in diagnosing disorders which fall into emotional, mental or behavioral categories,...

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Tips for Internet Safety for Kids

The rules mentioned in this post are aimed at younger kids and pre-teens at oldest. Ideal online rules tend to vary by age, family values as well the maturity of the child. Here is an overview of the 10, updated rules for online safety: I won’t give out personal information like phone number, address, parents’ phone numbers and work addresses without the parents’ consent. I will notify the parents immediately if I see or hear something that makes me uneasy. I will discuss with the parents or guardians about uploading photos online of myself and others and won’t post...

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Looking For Foot Care Tips When You Have Diabetes? Use These!

The time of year is coming when you or those you know are going to start pulling out the flip-flops and swimwear, gearing up for time by the pool or the sea. However, if you have diabetes, you need to take a few moments to think about the safety of your feet before you put your toes into that sand and surf. As someone diagnosed with diabetes, you’re likely to be at a heightened risk of infection or injury to your feet, given the reduction in blood flow and any present nerve damage. The ADA, or American Diabetes Association,...

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