Sunday, January 2, 2011

New Freelancer Tool

I just found an awesome tool for freelance writers, web designers and anybody else who does freelance work, on the web or elsewhere.

GoalLancer is a tool that allows you to set goals and track your earnings and expenses all in one place. GoalLancer was developed by a freelancer, so it has everything you need to manage your workflow and make more money.

The best part? It's only $9.99 for the full version!

Also, by purchasing GoalLancer, you're also contributing to making it better. The developer is planning great things for GoalLancer, and you can help make that happen by purchasing the pro version.

Support a fellow freelancer and manage your workflow today!

Friday, December 31, 2010

History of Handmade Quilts

The sewing technique called quilting refers to stitching together layers of fabric with padding of wool or down so that the stitching will keep the padding in place. Quilting was used in ancient times to make carpets and padded clothing. While quilting has been around for thousands of years, dating to ancient Egypt and China, the bedding known as a quilt is more recent.

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Community Colleges & Workforce Development

The term "workforce development" refers to the efforts of both private and governmental agencies to help individuals improve their earning potential and train for gainful employment. As an integral part of workforce development, community colleges often offer classes in job skills and training programs for professional certificates. In addition to providing job training, many community colleges serve as one-stop training centers that refer individuals to other agencies involved in workforce development. Because they are attuned to local needs, community colleges are ideally suited to promote workforce development.

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Difference Between Expository Essays & Business Communications

Expository essays are essays in which a student explains and analyzes an idea in a concise and logical manner to show that the student understands writing concepts. While conciseness is also valued in business communication, workplace writing is focused on meeting the needs of the reader.

Read more: Difference Between Expository Essays & Business Communications |

Thursday, December 30, 2010

WiseGEEK: How Do I Become a Pain Management Consultant?

"Medical professionals who have experience and training in pain management are valuable members of medical teams in hospitals and clinics all over the world, and becoming a pain specialist can lead to a lucrative career as a pain management consultant. To become a pain management consultant, individuals must have some education and experience in the medical field. Further education in pain management allows nurses, physician’s assistants and other medical professionals to specialize in helping patients reduce pain. Professional certification programs in pain management are available from technical colleges, community colleges, universities and medical professional organizations."

WiseGEEK: How Do I Choose the Best Business Intelligence Courses?

"Choosing from among the many business intelligence (BI) courses available can seem like an overwhelming task, but an individual interested in becoming a business intelligence analyst can find business intelligencetraining from community colleges, universities or online. Your needs as a student will determine the best business intelligence courses for you. If you learn best in a classroom setting, attending a business intelligenceclass at a college might be the best choice. If you’re a busy professional, online business intelligence classes might be a better option. When choosing the best business intelligence training, you also need to take into account your current level of schooling and your current job."