As a freelancer it's very easy to fall into bad habits - working from home, lots of different projects and being my own boss means long days of low productivity, and no clear division between work time and free time.
Since I left my "proper" job in 2009 I've been trying a host of ways to get things done - these are the things I've learnt work for me. Read more [...]
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I am very interested to see the variety of different ways companies use social media.
Some use their Facebook pages to promote their Friday snacks, others use Twitter to talk up their company products and values.
Both of these uses have their place, but should form part of a wider social media personality. Think of the social media forum as a party - don't be a wallflower whispering in the corner, but don't be the Read more [...]
After jumping into the iPhone apps world with both feet, I thought I'd run through my favourites. Watch our for more posts in this series.
Google (free) (Itunes link)
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I am a big fan of the Google app. Not only can you search by typing, but there is an incredibly clever and effective Voice Search tool, which has never let me down. Tell it what you want to find, and it will do it (useful if you are browsing on the move and can't quite get those words Read more [...]
"This is the best course I have been to in terms of keeping everyone engaged. I found the examples of other data visualisation to be very interesting as I had never seen them before and know now to avoid certain styles! There were also different data visualisers whose works were explored - it all opened up a new way to look at the data and tell the story; a philosophy I believe Caroline delivers very well. She kept things simple as they should be (not patronising mind)" Infographics training course attendee, Warwickshire County Council