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New look, New Year!

I am really digging Dragonmount's new look.  Well done, Jason!  I hope to post more this year.  I continue my belated re-read of the series.   Something has been bugging me...How many myrddraal are there running around Randland during The Great Hunt?  Hope more information is revealed in the later books.  How RJ used the use of rumor to spread information was really outstanding.  The frustration the Amyrlin seat must have felt trying to decipher rumor from truth would be immense.

heathfodor

heathfodor

 

What Values a Democratic Society in Students

We all want to live in a democratic society. The value of this society is given by its citizens and their behavior. Students are a main part of a democratic society, being the ones who are preparing to be our leaders someday. Let’s see what values a democratic society wants to see in students.   Responsibility
Maybe one of the most important values is responsibility. You have to be responsible for your own actions and behaviors. Take care of the environment, resolve opinion differences in a nonviolent way and support your fellow citizens.   This actions starts with every one of us. Especially, with college students who have a great ambition and power to attract good actions and people.   Respect
From a democratic point of view, it’s crucial to respect every opinion. Although you agree with it or not, respect also the person that had it. Don’t judge only by the cover, try and find something good in every point of view.   We all know that the college life is full of conflicts and different opinions. Promote a respectful life among your colleagues and don’t judge ideas that come from a different culture.   Integrity
We might sometimes be tempted to use non ethical ways to fulfill our dreams. In a democratic society are very much appreciated the moral and ethical ways of helping yourself and your loved ones.   This value should be grown starting with your college life, where you have many ways to cheat and get better grades. Treat like you would like to be treated and value the moral and ethical acts.   Tolerance
A democratic society encourages diversity among its citizens. It all goes with respect and tolerance. Especially if you’re a student, you most probably have some international colleagues that study with you. They have been raised in another culture and having different traditions.   If they have different points of view, it doesn’t mean they are necessarily bad. Be tolerant to your colleagues. You can surely learn something new from them.   Do Your Best
Set goals. Face challenges. Seek the truth. Try and accomplish something admirable. The worth of a goal lies in your actions to achieve that goal. Explore. Learn. You’re the future, so you should start being greater and greater. Be fair. This is how people in a democratic society should be.   Conclusion
It depends on all of us to work for a democratic society where equal rights and opinions are not a myth. All students have the power to change something and to come with fresh ideas that contribute to the growth of a democratic society. You can work at transforming an utopia into reality!   Author Bio: Jack Willson studies English Literature. His hobbies are reading historical books and skiing. He also works for a company that offers dissertation proofreading services to all college students in need.

Jack007

Jack007

 

NaNoWriMo...New Spring

National Novel Writing Month has arrived! I tried, oh Light, I tried to do it again this year. But, I decided I am not a novelist. I think I can conjure up some decent imagery when I get running, but the long form escapes me. Investigative reporting is more my bag. I dig interviews and anecdotes on the creation of things. I have thought of writing a book about Robert Jordan. Daunting.   I am giving a New Spring a go. I am supposed to be reading The Great Hunt, it is a small diversion.   Back to writing. I think I have to write about something I am passionate about. That is the only way for me.   National Novel Writing Month may be just what you need to get your creativity jump-started. go to NaNoWriMo.org for more info.

heathfodor

heathfodor

 

Top 10 Most Useful Tips For Writing a Dissertation Or Thesis

Writing a dissertation is not easy. Why? Because it is known to be the most time-consuming and complex paper student can choose to write. And it is known to be the must-have for successful people. Ones who managed to complete dissertations can get a better job, known to be smart and usually hired. And if you chose to write a dissertation we probably know how hard it is.
For your comfort TopReviewStars prepared top ten most useful tips for writing a dissertation or thesis paper.
Here you go:
1. Objectives research
You need to consider all the aspects of your paper assessment, think of strengths of your research what will be the obstacles. You need to formulate original, manageable and relevant research objectives. This is needed to showcase that your paper is serious and you are touching an important part of your area of study.
2. Critical Review
You need to show that you clearly articulated research goals are not coming out of thin air, but became an important topic you came to after critical review of current researchers and literature. Your ability to critically analyze a huge volume of data and materials should be combined with an attention to the relevancy of your own research materials.
3. Focus on the area deficiencies
Develop your confidence to transform your analytical thinking about current research. You need to find gaps in the chosen field. You need to find deficiencies in the area of your study to develop the direction of your research and contribute a valuable novel to the field.
4. Scope of work
Of course, it is not enough to find novel, you need also to define a scope of work and its position in broader academic context. Demonstrate your knowledge and mastery of the subject and clearly show how your dissertation paper fits in it.
5. Originality of paper
Think of original contribution to the knowledge associated with your research and subject area.
6. Methodology selected
Clearly share how you collected data and obtained results, so your research can be reproduced by others.
7. Analysis
The quality statistical analysis is an evidence of performed work.
8. Findings and conclusions
The final stage of your dissertation is a detailed discussion of what you found and the conclusions you did. All the conclusions should sound reasoning. A summary of results and conclusions should be included in the abstract as well.
9. Work significance in conclusion
Include materials from your critical review of the literature and present your findings in a wider context to showcase the academic significance of your paper.
10. Don’t forget about academic conventions
Your paper is formatted in accordance with standard academic conventions, it should have title pages, in-text referencing, abstracts, bibliographies, and footnotes.
These 10 tips will help you to stay focused on your dissertation writing and prepare quality dissertation paper.

barry3674

barry3674

 

Hurricane Harvey

Hope you all are safe and sound. If you live in Houston, my prayers are with you. Please donate to the Red Cross if you can. Here are some more ways to help. https://www.yahoo.com/news/help-victims-tropical-storm-harvey-212340221.html   I hope that everyone stranded can be rescued in the next few hours and not days. I listen to a Legion of Superheroes comic book podcast called Legion of Substitute Podcasters and the guest host was saying that they have only received half of the rain expected. The other half is coming over the course of this whole week. My heart breaks for Houston as I sit here. I wish that there was more that I could do. Be safe.

heathfodor

heathfodor

 

There is sanctuary in books....

There are times when we have no choices. In these times, whether it is a job, or a location or a crazy relationship I find sanctuary in books. The pressure and stress can make me feel like a bear with its leg caught in a trap. I would not be able to write in this blog without books. Robert Jordan brought us together. I hope someone can find solace in his words. He writes much clearer and finer than I ever will. The limitations of talent are something I have come to terms with. There ma never be a full novel within me. That's o.k.. I have other avenues to pursue.   Have you ever been so wrapped up in the stories that having to stop is gut wrenching? They help us get by. They help me get by.   I will look around my workplace during break time or at a coffee shop and I will see everyone absorbed in their phones. I do the same with books. But every time I start reading someone usually has to comment or ask about it. The best thing I can do is just promote the Wot or whatever I am reading.   More on my re-read of Great Hunt. Life is better and keeps on getting better.

heathfodor

heathfodor

 

Trying not to get crushed

This summer has been pretty rough. Long long hours at work. Lately, I have felt crushed under the weight of it all. My reading has stalled. It is my own fault. I can't seem to focus on things for very long. Can't wait until the autumn is here. Pumpkins and cider. The crispness in the air and that aura of mystery that seems to fall upon even the most familiar places.   Have you found your strength in these stories? I know that I have. I look at Lan and feel inspired. Take the ordeals that the man has gone through and glean inspiration from the character.

heathfodor

heathfodor

 

My Name and About Me

Hello, I am Nyx. Well, that is my wolf name. Sorry but I refuse to leak out my actual name, so just call me that for now... Anyway I realized I was a demon wolfkin is when I started drawing the demon symbol on my hand and I started to howl at random times during the night. I got Nyx Eclipse for my name because, first, I love solar eclipses. They happen so fast for me. And so I made the connection that I am a fast runner, and solar eclipses are fast, so I got Eclipse for my last name. For Nyx, if you add the ``O`` in front it is Onyx. And in Spanish, which I am half Spanish, Onyx in English means Onix in Spanish. And that is my car's name.  
That is it. I guess. Thanks for reading this if you did!   Lovely Howls From,   *~Nyx~*

*~Nyx Eclipse~*

*~Nyx Eclipse~*

 

Importance of web design in marketing campaigns

Corporate websites have become a mandatory need for every business, irrespective of its size and industry niche they belong. Still business executives from old school of thought overlook the importance of creating company website. Despite possessing all the experience, somehow they overlook the importance of web design in marketing and branding. They mistakenly assume that they can target their audience only relying over the traditional and physical marketing tactics. In reality, ignoring to develop a business website can ruin effectiveness of their marketing campaigns.   Below I am sharing few points to show importance of designing website to run successful marketing campaigns.
When it comes to estimating credibility of any business, 75% of users prefer to check corporate website instead of visiting brick & mortar websites. To portray a reliable and credible image, enterprises should focus to develop a good looking functional website with simple navigation. If design of website is user friendly and facilitate visitors to reach their destinations in minimum clicks, will significantly increase their stay on a website and eventually end up becoming the customer. In contrast to that if a company website is experiencing high bounce rate and lose customers, it has to think about revamping its business website. Number of professional web designers and California web development companies are offering complete website deigning and revamping services. They ensure that every business website they design must convey right message to it audience and help it to develop a legitimate image in the industry.

Web design can directly impact total number of conversions. If current lay out of your website fails to deliver expected number of business leads even after running paid advertisement campaigns, simply change the design elements to escalate conversions. Even small rise in conversion can give you an edge over your competitors. When you make more profits you can purchase more ads to further market your brand.

When you improve design of your business website, you are also enhancing its user interface, usability and architecture of site. All these things have collective impact on website performance. Whether you are improving design and UI to improve aesthetic or for better performance; it end up increasing profits of online marketing campaigns.

eriklolo

eriklolo

 

How mobile apps are vital in greater customer retention?

Customer retention is one of the biggest and influential concern for businesses all around the world. While looking around what businesses consider in effectively capturing and sustaining their target market segments reflects greater emphasis on successful customer retention. Following such a huge interest in retaining customers, businesses have started targeting the online market segments with a newer and smarter approach that focuses on mobile apps. Let us now get to know how mobile apps have become beneficial for businesses in improvising their customer retention rates.   Expert app developers from a renowned mobile app development company in Singapore provided their expert opinion upon businesses growing demand for having professionally designed and developed mobile apps for their brands by accepting that brands now consider their mobile apps as one of the strongest sources for reaching out not just newer but their existing target audience as well. In addition to that they said, famous businesses have started delicately looking into the various aspects of their mobile apps where the majority of brands now emphasize upon gaining stronger app store ranking and app reviews based on the various performance and experience factors.   It is undeniably true that a huge population of the internet users have suddenly shifted on mobile platforms due to their greater dependability over mobile devices and availability of the favorite web browser apps on their smart devices. Following such a noticeable change and the existence of the fact that now there are greater number of potential customers available over the internet via mobile devices compared to other mediums, businesses have not just considered mobile apps as a great tool for customer retention but have experienced significant growth in terms of achieving their set targets.
Expert developers from the mobile app development company in Singapore said that their clients are now less brand centric and more customer centric. They want to bring unique and intelligent features based on which their mobile apps become more famous and reach out their existing customers who have just moved on to other brands in the absence.

susan4589

susan4589

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