Starting a blog has never been easier and here is where to start a blog: Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Medium. Now, I know what you’re saying — “Those aren’t blogs”. Actually, they are. Any social media platform can be treated like a blog because that is where people are listening. Currently, many “marketing gurus” will preach that blogging is dead, that it’s over, and that the personal blog has failed. I want to point out just how wrong they are.

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Sometimes in the office it can be difficult to get everything done, due to the small inconveniences and time consuming tasks that are frustrating, but important. It can often leave you struggling for time –undoubtedly you would take an extra hour as a no brainer to allow you to finish your tasks in good time. This article aims to do just that, with tips and tricks to enhance your time saving and productivity in the office. Meaning less late nights and more work completed.

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Everyone at some point in their life has been nervous about public speaking . It can be one of the most terrifying things to encounter. Getting up on that stage, suddenly you have flashbacks to that fifth grade book report that you definitely didn’t prepare for.

But I have some tips to become a better public speaker. You can increase your public speaking skills, and give presentations without fear. It takes time, but I hope by the end of this you’ll have a better idea about how to speak in public.

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EFactor spoke to the writer of ‘100 Most Iconic Wine Estates‘, Matthew Jukes. Regarded as one of the world’s leading wine experts, Matthew has been working in the wine trade since 1987. He found a way to turn his passion for wines and spirits into profit, and today he hosts corporate and consumer wine tastings all over the world as well as writing a weekly column for MoneyWeek and the Daily Mail:

The proudest moment in my life was the day I was made Honorary Australian of the Year in the UK in 2012. It was very odd and exciting to be added to this heavyweight list. Since 2012, Borris Johnson and Howard Jacobson have joined this group – I wear my pin with pride.

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Uber ‘micropreneurs’ signal the end of work as we know it

If you are a driver for Uber or ride-sharing platform Lyft, a host on AirBnB, or a “tasker” doing odd jobs on TaskRabbit, you may consider yourself what has been recently labelled a “micropreneur”. Making money from your idle capacity – be that time and skills, or assets such as your spare room, car, or driveway – is made easy by firms offering platforms to connect supply and demand in the collaborative economy.

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