I was browsing the web today, as I often do, with my i Phone on the can. The introduction of i OS 6 also introduced "smart app banners" as a way to let users know that your site has an associated app.(Yeah, you do it too, don't front.) A link to an interesting Q&A on Quora came along, so I clicked. The site author just adds a META tag and mobile safari handles the rest. Figure out why a reader might want to read your piece, not just why you would. It's easy as a freelancer to over think money - in good times and in bad. I've freelanced for the likes of e Bay and Motley Crue before. On the flipside of that, if you get a lot of work, you can burn out quickly and lose the humanity in your work. You could very easily turn into him: looking to step over whoever to get what you want.We see companies who might actually be doing something naughty with our privacy – say Google, Amazon or Facebook – get away with nothing more than a cookie privacy link. We also see users don't give a flying monkey cluck.The idea of this law is a noble one, it's just a shame it was drafted by a team of technically illiterate octogenarians who couldn't find a button on a mouse.(Though, let's be real here, the GPS location services of many apps are sketchy at best.) There are apps for all kinds of sexualities ranging from casual hookups to specific fetishes. Go for it — heck, why not do it anonymously while you're at it; app, you can smile proudly to yourself knowing you've found love (or lust) in a rather not-hopeless place.
Fixing a broken cookie law If you were to raise a genuine complaint with us, and explain what we're doing wrong we'll listen. Otherwise we're now assuming this law belongs in the same pile as other British classics; it's still illegal to die in the houses of Parliament or to eat a mince pie on Christmas. If you're reading this then, you are - in some misguided way - just enough of a narcissist and juuuust enough of a masochist to want to pursue this line of work. I've also lived off of couches and food stamps when it got real bad. 1) You should try and reach out to a lower rung site that will run your work. Lower rung sites are popping up all over the place these days. Another challenge of freelancing - or writing in general - is finding a good editor. I've been able to travel all over the world and have some incredible experiences doing what I do. My jobs is to be curious and to learn and to teach other people. The Catch 22 about starting this kind of career is that you need to have done work in order to get work. One of those ways involves a duffel bag full of unmarked dollar bills. You have to learn to kill those things you love in your writing for the sake of the greater good. But you have to learn and you have to adapt and you have to pivot and you have to stay in the moment and not stay in your head long enough to let failure affect you. Learn how to get back to yourself but don't stay inside yourself too long otherwise you'll never learn about the outside world and how connected the human experience is. They say there's plenty of fish in the sea, but for whatever reason, the sea of dating apps appears to be lacking plenty.With the meteoric rise and virality of apps like Tinder, Grindr, and the ever-popular Ok Cupid, it would appear the pool of smartphone dating is a small one. The pool of prospective dates and bed buddies is larger than a five-block radius. You want to casually drop a line (and a wink) to a Facebook "friend"?Bolstered by stolen images, aggressive ads, and images of security certificates from places like Pay Pal and Norton Security, the sites regularly sucker consumers into buying clothing straight from China — and it often bears little resemblance to pictures they saw online.If and when the garments finally arrive, shoppers say they're frequently small enough to fit children, their color is off, and they are made from flimsy materials. Customer service, typically located in China, is barely reachable, especially when it comes to returns and refunds. There's a trend right now about being VERY hyperbolic for the (largely Facebook) audience. 3) When you email an editor, send them a couple of clips of your work. Constantly selling yourself and believing in yourself. If you find yourself being hyperbolic, ask yourself why. No fucking editor wants to read a 3-page dissertation on how great you think you are. 4) Make yourself aware of payment, payment policies, and how hands-on your editor is. You kinda have to be a combination of Ratso Rizzo and Arturo Bandini. The page posts links to its website every few hours, accompanied by pictures of women in stylish outfits.But you’re unlikely to end up with anything close to what the pictures promise.