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Over the summer months, students can lose up to 3 months of maths learning; more than any other academic skill. This includes reading, a skill which kids are more likely to naturally nourish over summer than maths. As such, paying particular attention to activities that help to improve maths skills over the summer is a good idea, and will help your child return to school with a stronger foundation than the other students. Here are some activities for you to consider: Read Maths Stories How about ticking two boxes at the same time by reading...

A corporate logo is an identifier of the quality and standard of a business house. A business logo should leave a long-standing mark in the target audiences’ mind. A logo helps to develop a corporate identity, which should be redefined from time to time. A brand logo plays a significant role in building the corporate identity of a company, whereas a corporate identity reflects the corporate image to the public. In marketing terminology the corporate identity is the persona of the corporation that is visually manifested in its branding...

In order for a blog to be successful, you must have traffic on your site. There are many ways to increase the traffic to your blog. One important factor to increasing traffic is where you rank on Google Search results. By using specific keywords and designing your site to show up well in search engines you can increase your Google Page Rank. On your mission to increase traffic to your blog there is a fine line between what is allowed and what will get you banned from Google? It is important to follow the rules to avoid being banned or...

There’s a great deal of competition out there; if you want to be a successful web designer, you’ll need to be equipped with an effective portfolio. With an effective portfolio, you can get to work with the kind of clients, budgets and deadlines you want. Here’s how it goes. 1. Base It On Your Target Audience Design your entire portfolio based on your target audience. For example, if you’re targeting corporate clients, you want to keep your portfolio a little formal, but very creative, presentable and sophisticated. If your audience...

Smartphones can convey the information about their owners to mobile operators, marketing companies and developers. Why do they want to know where we are, what we search and buy in the Internet, and do we have to worry about our privacy? Most of the personal information users reveal by themselves. Facebook posts, photos in Instagram or check-ins in Foursquare. If privacy settings are wrong all this can tell almost everything about us and not only to our friends, but to the employers, bank clerks and others who can be interested in us. Analysing...

When purchasing a car for business use, it’s important to look at the big picture to determine whether a particular model is a worthy investment. Naturally, you’ll need to first look at the sticker price and the features included as part of the package. However, there is a multitude of factors that also contribute to a car’s overall value. Fuel economy, maintenance costs, insurance, and resale value are all important issues to consider. Of these, depreciation may be the most important. According to Consumer Reports,...

The job of a sales leader is probably the toughest in today’s business world. This is because it involves a lot of responsibilities. You need to be a supper seller first, a great strategist, and last but not least, a businessman.  The following key features are meant to coach people about the true definition of leadership. Creating functional success metrics meant to spot progress, not just deliver results Most jobs related to leadership demand a number of metrics that point out achieved results. Profit contributions and revenue are...

Lottery is a form of a betting practice in which people can win monetary prizes or all kinds of goods. The practice is available in some countries, and most have specific regulations. Most of the time individuals can bet from the comfort of their homes (online), but in some cases they have to be bought in person. Tickets need to be purchased for people to become eligible and enter a drawing. From all ticket holders, one or more persons are chosen randomly as winners, and they get a specific predetermined prize. All the cash collected...

If you’re considering buying a new car one of the most important decisions you will make is how you will finance your purchase. There are now a number of innovative and cheap car leasing and personal contract hire schemes available and these car lease deals are becoming ever more popular with new car buyers. New figures have revealed that more and more consumers are buying new cars using leasing arrangements. We look at this new data and then tell you everything you need to know about three of the most common types of new car finance. Over...

It’s always tough when you’ve been out of work for a while, since you tend to be completely out of practice when it comes to your old work routines. Some people end up feeling at a loss about what they should do with all of their free time during periods where they don’t have work. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do. Create a Professional Blog Using professional blogs to get new work is all the rage these days. If you can demonstrate your abilities, knowledge, and expertise through a professional looking blog, it...