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How Depression And Anxiety Could Be Affecting Your Relationships

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Depression and anxiety can cause all kinds of problems between you and the people that are in your life. It’s not just going to affect you and your romantic partner, it can also affect relationships with friends, family members, and even co-workers. When it comes to mental illnesses, the person with the diagnosis doesn’t really have any say over who is affected by their illness.

The most important thing you can do to help all of your relationships is to be open and honest with people about your illness. While some people still look at mental illnesses in a bad way, there are also people that will be sympathetic to your illness and want to help you out in any way they can. Once you share your truth with them they will be more understanding should the following things occur. (more…)

10 Simple Steps for Being a Better Guitarist

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Learning to play the guitar isn’t difficult. With a few hours of practice, you can learn a few chords and several songs without a lot of natural skill. However, if you want to become a guitar master, you’ll need to develop some practical habits that will naturally improve your skills over time.

Great guitar players are disciplined and dedicated. Though some may be naturally talented, most spend hours each week practicing to obtain master status. If you really want to become a better guitar player, here are some things you should do. (more…)

A Simple Guide to Making Your Customers Feel Cared For

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Businesses have a lot of goals. Poll a dozen business owners on their biggest focal point and you’ll get a different answer from each one. But if you were to really drill down and poll them on some of the things that they believe are most critical to their long-term success, you’d find that customer satisfaction ranks near the top every single time.

The problem with customer satisfaction is that it’s elusive. Very few businesses are able to consistently make customers feel special and cared for. If you can do this, you’re light-years ahead of the competition. (more…)

Why You Should Invest in a Premium Web Host for Your Site

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Businesses must ensure that their websites are speedy and secure, in addition to being appealing to the consumer. Speed and security of sites mainly depend on the type of web hosting package you choose. Most web hosting companies offer encryption, password protection and other aspects of keeping sites secure. But speed depends on the type of package you purchase.

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How to Make Your Instagram Marketing Matter

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Instagram has proven to be an effective marketing tool for almost all brands. All brands, in general, enjoy a 4 percent engagement level with users on Instagram. This is remarkable compared to platforms like Facebook, where engagement tends to be less than 0.1 percent. According to market data, as many as 70 percent of Instagram users say they have looked up a brand they have seen on the platform. A higher number of Instagram users, over 60 percent, also follow brand profiles on the social network. So, Instagram offers ample opportunities for B2C companies to promote products and services. Here are several tips on how to boost your company’s existing marketing efforts on the popular photo sharing site: (more…)