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Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Written Content [PODCAST]

Should your company outsource written content?  Let’s talk about it!

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Photoshop Tutorial: Change Image Background [VIDEO]


In a previous blog post, I talked about free websites to find stock images.  In this post, I’m going to take it a step further and teach you how to customise your image by changing the background.

This is a beginner-friendly tutorial, but it helps if you already know how to navigate around Photoshop.


Download the image here.

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6 Tech Networking Events to Check Out

To all my instagram followers, welcome to my blog!  If you are not yet following me, feel free to add @ellenyoungsite.

As mentioned in a previous post, the tech industry is huge in Victoria.  If you have an interest in tech, here are some networking events I recommend checking out to get to know the people who work in the industry.  I personally don’t like to take myself too seriously, so when it comes to networking, the more casual and informal, the better!

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Appreciating Vancouver Island

I just want to take a moment to give Vancouver Island a quick plug.  This beautiful video demonstrates the natural beauty that we are privileged to live in.  In addition to our great outdoors, did you know that Greater Victoria also has a booming technology industry?  Most people might think that tourism is our number one economic contributor, but in reality it’s our technology sector!  Our high-tech industry generates $4 billion annually, and is expected to increase to $10 billion in revenue by 2030.

So if you’re a tech-lover like me, I recommend coming over to work and play on the island.  As I always say, come for the hikes, stay for the bytes (okay I’ve never said that before, but that might just be my new catch phrase!).