Using Color Secrets to Sell: 5 Call To Action Button Case Studies

    This post was written by guest blogger, Chintan Zalani of Mumbai, India. Chintan is also a student in my top-rated online Udemy course, Life Hack With Color Psychology: Increase Your Impact and offers high quality writing services at http://www.elitecopywriter.com/ —————- Five Call to Action Button Case Studies of E-Commerce...

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4 Ways Comedy Improv Can Make Life Easier: Lessons Learned

    I have funny friends. Not just funny peculiar, but also ha-ha funny. Yesterday my arguably funniest friend, Rome’s Comedy Club founder Marsha De Salvatore stopped by The American University of Rome where I work to give a Lunch and Learn Workshop for my Media, Art, and Social Activism class and students from AUR’s Film and Digital Media Program....

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Adventures in Online Teaching: An Old Fashioned Professor’s Tale

    Which hat would you like me to wear? I’ve just finished (sort of) a full day teaching two university classes, had a meeting to discuss institutional curriculum, met with a steady stream of students with questions about events, clubs, film equipment to sign out, student assistant pay slips, graduation request forms, and job and internship inquiries. I...

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To Be or Not to Be an Artist. A Letter To My 17 Year-Old Self

  This is a re-post of  something I wrote as a guest blogger for the website, Admitopia. They had asked me to advise teens who were considering going into the arts. In the end, I only felt comfortable advising myself. ___________________________________   Dear high school Senior self, It’s me, your thirty eight year old self. (Ancient right? Don’t...

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6 Ways to Make a Boring Day Extraordinary

  You have to admit that this time of year, when everyone starts to take their holiday lights down and January and February’s gray chill starts to set in, things can be a little less than festive. If you’ve been trying (and failing) for a while to break out of your humdrum daily routine and seize life by the cajones (thank you high school Spanish), you...

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Make an Impact With Monkeys on Your Back?

No less than five minutes ago I sent off the email below to an amazing man who has been in touch with me the last few months via my do-gooder website Aura’s House to try and collaborate on helping hundreds, possibly thousands of girls in Uganda receive better access to education. Without getting too long-winded or weepy, I felt like it captured the zeitgeist of the...

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