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Trying to unplug in a plugged-in world, day one

On January 1, I decided to unplug from social media for January (aside from the social media work I do). No more checking in on Facebook or Twitter or anywhere else. Just use the Internet as a tool rather than as a distraction. On the first day, I put together a rough mix for a lengthy music recording session I did over the holidays that may or may not turn into an m2 project, cobbled together rough but quite serviceable fan “movies” pieced together from Star Wars Rebels episodes, among other odds and ends. And obviously, I worked that whole time as well. It wasn’t groundbreaking stuff, but it was exactly what I had been missing: a chance to just sit down and be creative…
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Three Valuables You Need to Protect

Contributed Post Image Credit The key theme throughout this article is that of protecting your valuables, in particular your car, electronic devices, and your home.  In addition to having adequate insurance there are a number of practical things you can do to protect yourself from damage or theft, and that’s what this article covers – but before we go into that let’s touch on insurance. If you’re taking out insurance it’s a good idea to purchase multiple insurance products with one insurer, as in the event of a claim, insurance companies often look to negotiate with other insurance providers to settle the claim – and having everything under one roof, so to speak, will make the processing of your claim much more streamlined. Some insurance…
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Software Solutions That Make Running Your Business A Breeze

https://www.pexels.com/photo/computer-desk-electronics-indoors-374074/ Running a business can come with its fair share of hardships. When you first start out on your own, you can be excited to get started. But you’ll soon realize that things can get real tough, real quick. Because as you start to do well, and you start to earn more, you can get a lot busier. And being busier can put a strain on your time and your resources. So, it’s at times like these that you can realize you need a little more help to get things done. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to hire some staff. Instead, you could find that some simple software solutions are all you need to stay on track. Finance First up, finance can…
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What are the top 7 best selling items every DJ needs?

Contributed Post A good DJ is not short on equipment. With new technology providing advancement in electronics on a regular basis, it can be a challenge to decipher what is new and noteworthy and what modifications to equipment are just gimmicks or features that entice one to make a purchase but are not all that useful. In this article, we will share some of the top best selling items that every DJ needs in their repertoire. While this article only provides a brief snapshot of each item, you can learn more in depth information on BestDJStuff.com.   1) Pioneer DJ DDJ-SB2 Controller, $240. This controller is highly coveted by experienced and beginner DJs alike as it offers great, lightweight portability and easy to use jog…
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The Incredible Effects of Tech on the Music Industry

Contributed Post Photo Credit   There is no doubt that technology has impacted almost every area of your life that you can think of. And one of the main industries that has been affected is the music industry. In just a few years, vinyl collections became tapes, which then became CDs, moving on to become MP3 files, and for some, became vinyl all over again! So, in this article, we will take a closer look at some of the main technological advances which have affected the music industry over the years. Digital Devices Arguably the biggest impact has been made by digital devices. Music is more accessible for more people than ever before. Everyone can walk around with thousands of songs in their pockets at…
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