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Step-by-Step Edits for the Perfect Profile Picture!

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Learn to Use Your Smartphone’s Photo Editing Features for a Perfect Profile Pic!

In my last blog on creating the perfect profile picture, I linked to a few free photo editing options and suggested the best way to create a flattering, natural photo was to adjust brilliance, highlights, shadows, and color temperature. It’s incredibly easy to over-edit a photo and to walk away from it looking like a caricature of yourself. That ease has only extrapolated with the prevalence of filter presets. I firmly believe caricatures should be reserved for carnivals (funnel cake should be an all-the-time availability, but caricatures not-so-much), so, with that, here are my best tips for ensuring a perfect edit on your profile picture.

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Professional Tips For The Perfect Headshot

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Learn to Take a Beautiful DIY Profile Picture Every Time!

With the ease and access of smartphone cameras (not to mention the ever-increasing quality of them) it’s easy to believe everyone a photographer. When an employer wants a current headshot, though, that pretense can splinter! Here are some of the best ways to guarantee a gorgeous headshot.

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Why You Should Start Planning For The Holidays Now

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Get Ahead of the Season and Drive Your Holiday Sales

It might seem like the holiday season is far off, but with the 4th of July officially in the rearview mirror, there’s no better time to start planning. Let’s take a look at major themes you can focus on with your holiday campaigns...

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The Importance of Process and Why It Matters

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Embracing Process

For some people, especially creatives, the word process conjures up mental pictures of onerous and creativity-stifling hurdles. These are likely the same people that see household budgeting as a hassle. In both cases, nothing could be further from the truth. Just as budgeting can be the gateway to financial freedom, process must be embraced as a creative enabler...

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How to Engage the Nashville Creative Community

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MojoMediaPros Events Calendar – Your Guide to Connecting with Creatives in Nashville

Boasting a reputation as a hub to tech startups and creatives, Nashville is buzzing with many supportive meetups and networking opportunities. On any given week, you can find pockets of cross-discipline creatives gathering all across the city. So many in fact, it’s hard to keep up! No worries, Mojo has you covered! Check out our NEW Mojo Event calendar!

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Write Better Content Now with These 3 Quick Tips

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3 Quick Copywriting Tips for the Novice Content Writer

From time to time, your business may require experts from your team to create content such as blog articles, email or website copy. Here, we’ve put together 3 quick tips for novice content writers on your team to seamlessly align with brand standards.

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How To Check If Your Website Is Responsive

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Find Out What Your Website Will Look Like on Different Screen Sizes.

Back in the early days of the world-wide-web, long before the release of the first smartphones, websites were designed strictly for desktop computer screens and the HTML structure was fairly simple. Today, things are radically different...

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Connecting the Dots – What You Need To Know About PWAs

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PWA Primer: The Promise and The Emerging Reality

Recently, I spoke at Craft Content 2019. My topic was "Progressive Web Apps commonly referred to as PWAs.”

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Is Easy to Learn the Enemy of Easy to Use?

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Good user interface (UI) design will often favor one over the other to meet the needs of the intended user.

Designing a good user interface (UI) is key to the success of any software application. While people may expect products to be easy-to-learn and easy-to-use, this isn’t always the goal of an effective UI. In fact, the two concepts are more often than not in direct opposition to one another.

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How to curate your digital footprint — and why it matters!

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While interests and trends change, your digital footprint is a legacy that will remain for years to come.

Whether you’re a student, entrepreneur, community leader, politician, or anyone in-between, it’s important to be intentional about understanding and curating a positive digital footprint.

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HUMOR: 10 Secrets for How to Save Money on a New Website

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Secret Strategies for Savvy Website Deal‑Seekers

Everyone wants a deal and website shoppers are no exception. And deals can be had IF you are committed to the process.

Here are the top 10 strategies to save you money on a new website...

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The 7 Hard Lessons of Digital Innovation

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Digital media lessons that have withstood the test of time.

This article is inspired by a talk I gave nearly three decades ago in the early days of interactive media. It was February of 1992 and I was leading a team of designers and programmers at a think tank imaginatively named GTE Imagitrek...

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How to Boost High-Converting Email Sign-ups

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Grow Your Email Marketing With Our Landing Page Best Practices

Email can be the hardest working tool in the digital marketer’s toolbox. When done right, it can also be the most effective. After all, a monthly email newsletter is a great way to stay connected with your customers, and it doesn’t have to be a lot of work...

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How to Improve Your Website With These Simple CSS Ideas

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Our CSS Expert Shares 7 Use-cases to Raise Your CSS I.Q.

Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, as it is commonly referred to, is the coding language we website developers use to create the look and feel of your website. I've been using CSS for the better part of two decades. During that time there have been dramatic changes and improvements in how CSS works within websites. At MojoMediaPros, we value quality CSS to improve visual interest and usability across all devices...

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Top 5 Social Media Best Practices for Business

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A Digital Marketing Pro Breaks Down Social Media Best Practices For Entrepreneurs

Social media has become so ingrained in our society, we might be tempted to assume it’s a “fun” tool to utilize when time allows – especially when it comes to marketing your business. However, taking your business digital will require a significant investment of forethought and planning if your social media strategy is to be effective...

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Your Startup: How to Plan a Marketing Budget

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FREE Download: Practical Tips On How to Plan Your Startup Marketing Budget

One of the fun things I get to do is mentor at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Over the course of several years mentoring many founders, I’ve come to understand how little practical understanding many first-time founders possess when it comes to establishing a marketing budget for their startup...

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Still the 'It' City: Nashvillians Reflect on Music City's Growth and Greatness

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Local entrepreneurs, officials, and thought leaders tell us what makes Nashville special.

We at MojoMediaPros love the fact that we live and work in Nashville!  

The city has been growing by more than 100 people a day, thanks in part to its affordable cost of living and that strong sense of community. Nashville is well-established in the health care and music industries. Its tourism sector is booming...

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Report Affirms MojoMediaPros’ On-demand Team Model

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Nation1099 Report Highlights the Challenges of Freelancing

It’s no secret that MojoMediaPros supports the greater freelance community. Nearly all of our Pros are independent contractors. So we were intrigued to see a recent report that shines a light on the growing gig economy.

According to The Career Freelancer Status Report 2018, many full-time freelancers say they’re satisfied with their career...

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MyCSAuto.com Keeps Winning Customers and Awards

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Strategic Marketing Investment Continues to Pays Dividends

Stop us if you’ve heard this before — an investment in a well-designed website is money well spent.

We know, we know. We do web design. So, of course, it’s in our self-interest to say this to our clients. But, what if we told you that a website we designed five years ago just received an industry top honor for best in website design? Yes, really ...

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Collision Trip Report

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#CollisionConf, @CollisionHQ

The fifth annual Collision conference was held April 30 - May 3, in New Orleans, LA., The event is one of the fastest growing tech conferences in North America, including more than 25,000 attendees and 500 global media. I was in attendance this year and I thought I’d share my trip report for those of you who are curious about the event and were not able to attend.

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