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Meryl @ pixelmagic is…
owner of www.pixelmagic.co.za; designer, pixel alchemist and equine lover.
The opinions expressed her are mostly her own 😉

But Facebook’s just for kids!

Client: “Everyone knows that Facebook’s just for kids. Only teenagers use it to play those stupid farm games and change their relationship status every day and write silly comments on each others’ photos.  Oh, and it’s quite nice for me to send photos of...

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How not to run an email competition

Competitions are an awesome way to promote your brand, get people talking about your products or services and get them to do some marketing on your behalf. It’s viral marketing at its sweetest. I got an email today with a 1Mb Word attachment advertising...

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How to Write a Good Blog Post

I read lots of blogs.  I read my clients’ blogs; I read blogs about animal welfare (my pet charity). I read design blogs x lots (in a bid to keep at the forefront of my craft) and I read horse riding blogs (my hobby). ...

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Who are you calling a twit?!

Twitter Explained by Tweeternet: Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that allows you answer the question, “What are you doing?” by sending short text messages 140 characters in length, called “tweets”, to your friends, or “followers.”

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Social Networking for the Business Owner

According to Digizen, Social Networking can be broadly defined as Internet- or mobile-device-based social spaces designed to facilitate communication, collaboration and content sharing across networks of contacts. Digizen goes on to say that social networking services are changing the ways in which people use...

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I don’t need a designer, I can do it myself

I got a call from a friend the other day – she works for her mom occasionally, and her mom wanted her to redo the company business cards for their boss, but she didn’t have the right programs to do it in. Her mom...

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