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How to Cartoonize a Photo

Cartoonize photo

With the advent of graphic and photo design software such as Adobe’s Photoshop, it has become increasingly easier to create realistic looking (ie. more “hand-drawn”) cartoons and animations. We’re going to show you a couple techniques you can use to convert any photo into a cartoonized version. In other words, how to turn a photo into a cartoon…

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iStock Coupon Code

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iStock has to be one of the best stock photography providers out there. Operating as a subsidiary of Getty Images, iStock offers thousands of professional quality stock photography, at different resolutions, image formats, and more, at very affordable prices…

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Interview with Simon Grabowski, CEO/Founder of GetResponse

Simon Grabowski

GetResponse is one of our go-to email marketing platforms. In fact, it’s our number one pick! CEO Simon Grabowski founded the business in 1999 with only $200 while he was still in college. Flash forward 16 years and his company is now one of the largest email marketing services in the world. We’re so impressed with his entrepreneurial spirit and were thrilled when we got the opportunity to interview him for our “People Who Rock the Web” series. We ask Simon about how he get got his start in email marketing, what he’s learned over the years and how GetResopnse continues to strive to improve and focus on its customers. Read on to learn more about Mr. Grabowski and GetResponse…

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Email Marketing Tips: A Definitive Guide to An Email Marketing Campaign

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The first thing to consider in any email marketing campaign is knowing exactly what your product is and figuring out exactly how to reach out to find your audience. Before you go any further, you need to understand what you have and what you want to accomplish. The following guide will help you grow your business through producing valuable marketing content and getting your message out to as many people as possible…

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4 Components of a Killer Email

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This guest post from DJ Waldow gives great insight into 4 components that every killer email should have. DJ has nearly a decade of email marketing experience and currently lives in San Francisco where he consults on email marketing and social media. He does many speaking gigs at conferences around the country too so keep an eye out for him coming to a city near you! Thanks again DJ for your time and helping our readers make the most of the email marketing. Here we go…

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How to Clean PC and Other Devices

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Regardless of where you live, modern science has not yet found a way to keep the air dust free. That means with time, dust will accumulate inside your computer. The question is – will this dust affect its performance over the long run, and if so, how do you clean your computer? It’s easier than you might think…

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Standing Desk Benefits: Get Off Your Butt

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Without trying to break down the hundreds of articles that illustrate the benefits of standing desks, we want to ask you, the reader, to take part in a little study. Don’t worry, you don’t have to do much. If you’ve been sitting for 15 minutes, stand up and try to reach down and touch your toes; notice how you feel tightness in your lower back, maybe stiffness in your shoulders or legs? Now move around for 5 minutes and notice that that tightness loosened up a little bit? The point is, human beings were never meant to be locked into a seated position for hours at a time. Learn the benefits of changing to a standing desk…

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Interview with Stand Desk CEO, Steven Yu

Interview with Stand Desk CEO, Steven Yu

If and when you decide to take the entrepreneurial leap, you will need passion, lots of energy and a depth of market insight to make the business a success. STAND DESK’s CEO Steven Yu has all those characteristics and that is partially why his new product and company have been so successful. That along with determination and the willingness to take on a lot of risk. The reward: an affordable adjustable standing desk. In our latest “People Who Rock the Web” series interview, we had the chance to ask Steven about his journey and experience. Find out what sparked the idea, what benefits there are to standing desks, tips on how to adjust to using them and general business advice he’s learned through the development of STAND DESK…

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Affiliate Nexus Tax Laws: Will They Affect You?

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Legislation has been enacted in several states to tax the sale of affiliate products. The legislation, widely known as the Amazon Tax, or Affiliate Program Tax, or Sales and Use Tax, requires that an affiliate provider pay state sales tax on items sold by their affiliates, whether or not the directly operate in the state. Affiliate providers such as Amazon.com, instead of paying the sales tax, are terminating affiliate accounts in affected states, including those where the law is being considered. Read this article to find out how you can help prevent the law from going into effect in your state…

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How To Merge Facebook Pages

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Let’s say you create a Fan Page and your business merges with another one. Or let’s say one of your business locations closes and you want to transfer those fans over to your primary business page. You’ve spent years building up your fan base and the last thing you want to do is alienate the people who you worked so hard to earn the trust and loyalty of. A great tip that Facebook doesn’t really publicize that much is how to merge 2 or more Facebook pages with one another. Here you will find written step-by-step instructions and a video tutorial on how to merge Facebook Pages. Since Facebook is constantly changing their policies and procedures we don’t know how long this feature will last but let’s use it while we’ve got it…

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