Annika deGroot

Author, Copywriter, Blogger, Artist

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Book, Video Copy, and Blog Posts

Micro-Macrame: 30 Beaded Designs for Jewelry Using Crystals and Cords

Micro-Macrame: 30 Beaded Designs for Jewelry Using Crystals and Cords [Annika deGroot] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Macramé has reemerged with a gorgeous new twist. Evocative of the Victorian-era macramé lace that decorated fashionable women's shawls and purses this accessible new book updates the art of macramé lace with a range of stunning beaded jewelry designs.

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Personal finance-lessons learned from an online shop

Mastering personal finances can often start with something as simple as holding a garage sale or opening an online shop. Keeping track of what it takes to manage sales helps you figure out what's needed to make sure your own finances stay in order.

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Bridging the time gap with Skype | Skype Blogs

It isn't that they have an aversion to 21st century life, it's just that author Sarah Chrisman and her husband Gabriel prefer the Victorian lifestyle. They're aficionados of the late 19th century, so much so that they've devoted their lives to living it as closely as possible.

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Take control of your personal brand with Office - Office Blogs

These days-with so many social media channels competing for our attention-creating a personal brand is the best way to stand out from that vast crowd vying for attention online. According to Mel Carson of Seattle-based Delightful Communications, crafting your personal brand statement can help you take control of where you want your career to go.

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Event planning made easier with Office

If you've ever had to plan an event, you know how tricky getting all your ducks in a row can be. Chiara Adin of the NA Collective-a New York City-based event agency that creates memorable experiences for clients like H&M, The North Face, and Pandora-has some pointers to help you get everything done on time and on budget.

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When poetry meets technology: coaching poets over Skype | Skype Blogs

The Poetry Society, based in the UK, hosts hour-long mentoring sessions for poets in need of feedback and encouragement. These meetings have been dubbed " Poetry Surgeries." Poet Katrina Naomi had been running Poetry Surgeries for the Poetry Society face-to-face for a few years before she realized that Skype would be ideal for garnering more interest from poets in need of help from around the world.

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A Skype love story - Skype Blog

Holidays can be rough for military personnel serving overseas, and Valentine's Day is no exception. But if you thought this was hard enough, try having the love of your life halfway around the world getting a degree in the US. The story below has helped us all believe that true love is not bound to miles apart... This blog post got over a million views.

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Skype connects generations across the world - Skype Blogs

The LinguaLink of Generations project uses Skype to connect Russian retirees with language students from around the world. By using Skype video calling, the project successfully lets students learn the language as well as find out more about its culture. The idea originated from a competition for socially significant projects and is the brainchild of Read more...

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Becoming pitch perfect with PowerPoint - Office Blogs

Pitching ideas isn't nearly as nerve-wracking when you've got a powerful presentation to share. We recently spoke about presenting with Jon Hammond, chief strategy officer for Galvanized Media, the company responsible for the New York Times best-selling books "Eat This, Not That!," "Zero Belly Diet" and "Best Life."

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Happy "Skypesgiving" from our family to yours - Skype Blogs

If you're in the U.S., or have close relatives there, you might be on your way to Thanksgiving celebrations. Or you might be scrambling to find last-minute plane tickets to make it to your family dinner. Either way, we hope you have a great get together.

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Writing a book with Office-how Maxie McCoy does it - Office Blogs

We recently caught up with inspirational writer, speaker and millennial expert Maxie McCoy-a self-professed Office enthusiast ("I live in Office. Always. Period." )-to get her take on Researcher and Editor, two new cloud-powered services designed to help you do your best writing in Word. Both features are exclusive to Office 365.

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Skype delves into the multi-faceted world of Mark Diamond - Skype Blogs

Holographer Mark Diamond is the owner of Diamond Images 3D in the Wynwood section of Miami where he has a vast display of fine art holograms, 3D lenticular artworks, and photography. Three dimensional display created by Diamond Images 3D Studio in Miami, with 4 computer graphic artists at remote locations.

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Thinking beyond the limitations - A Skype Translator story - Skype Blogs

"Remember where you come from, harness it and leave it on the road," Coach Gudo Kramer advises Firas Warda, a young Syrian cyclist who's in the middle of trying out for a place on the Marco Polo Cycling Team, an elite amateur group of talented individuals that came to Europe as refugees.

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Keeping it fresh - a long distance romance thrives thanks to Skype - Skype Blogs

For Public Relations professional Erin Key, Skype video calling was something her family had been using for years. Her facility with it came in handy when she and her boyfriend Tyler, both from Kansas City, Missouri, became separated by school and work. They wanted a way to see and talk to each other on a ...

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Indie film company bridges time zones with Skype - Skype Blogs

Nigerian-American filmmaker Alexander "Lexx" Ore is the CEO of Lexxistalking Entertainment, a NYC-based film production powerhouse with satellite locations in Nigeria, West Africa. His latest production, The Dance Movie Project (TDMP), Africa's first Afrobeats dance movie, is set for global release later this year. Alexander "Lexx" Ore.

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The man behind the (studio) curtain - Skype Blogs

You may not know his face, or even his name, but we'll bet you've definitely heard his voice. Larry Hudson is a voice over artist who works out of his studio in Southern California, with clients all over the world. For Larry, Skype is the best way to connect to people who live in other ...

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Skype video calling and chess - a winning strategy - Skype Blogs

The mother of all abstract strategy games, chess continues to hold court as a perennial favorite pastime of amateur and professional players worldwide, in local and international tournaments, or just as a friendly match in the park enjoyed by two friends. But did you know chess players still make up one of the biggest gaming ...

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Shortening the distance between home and traveling abroad - Skype Blogs

Tara Cappel has a passion for travel. So much so that she started her own travel company called For The Love Of Travel to make it easier for busy, career-oriented young people to experience the mind-opening benefits of travel while still having a full-time job.

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