44 Shares This past Monday, we debuted two reader surveys as part of our continuing efforts to make Lifehack.org the best that it can be. You guys maxxed out the number of responses the long form survey could handle in under two hours, and it wasn’t much longer after that when you maxxed out the short form survey as well. You guys had a lot to say, and we’ve spent the last couple of days tabulating data, reading over your comments, and planning a revamped editorial calendar. We wanted your feedback because we want... More »
23 Shares UPDATE: Wow, you guys are amazing! In under two hours, you maxed out the number of responses the long form survey could support! The long form survey is now closed, but please keep responding to the short form version of the survey. And thanks again for all your help! Hey Lifehack Fans! We need your help! As part of our continuing efforts to make Lifehack.org the best that it can be, we’re conducting a survey of our readers. We want your feedback because we want to tailor the site to your needs,... More »
27 Shares Lifehack.org readers, as you can see we have quite a change on the blog. We want to welcome 2011 by revamping our blog! The new design gives a clean, crisp, content focused look and feel. The sidebar content has been reduced a lot to show the most essential site information. Most main area is tailored for a better content reading and social interactions. The speed of the page loading is improved a lot. Comment here if you like the design and let us know on issues you have spotted so that we... More »
50 Shares Suffer from plain or boring photos? Taking photos on your cellphone is easy & convenient, but how many times have you taken a picture and thought “This looks a bit plain” or “This looks boring compared to other photos I’ve seen”. Phototreats is a free photo enhancing app that adds vibrancy, mood and flavor transforming your photo into something memorable. It is the latest FREE photo app released by Stepcase adding to the popular Actioncam, and Darkroom apps (which have exceeded 1.5 million downloads!). The idea behind Phototreats is to give your... More »
23 Shares Every successful company has to start somewhere– at the bottom, to be more precise. And when the company is yours, climbing that ladder of success can feel awfully daunting at times. Luckily, there are tools available to help entrepreneurs advance their businesses. We have partnered with AppSumo to bundle five of the best ones out there together at a great price. The Startup Bundle costs $55, but in exchange, you get 100 MOO Mini Cards, plus premium accounts for Batchbooks (social CRM tool), MailChimp (e-mail list management), Freshbooks (invoicing) and Formstack (online... More »
We have released a new application called Actioncam, which joins our popular Darkroom app (which just exceeded 1M downloads!) Actioncam captures multiple shots in one go and combines those photos into a beautiful collage. Our design focus is to simplify the multiple photo taking experience. You can control their shooting parameters on the camera canva just like Darkroom. We also have some nice tuned filters for you to beautify your collages. Best of all, Actioncam can still access the same Stepcase photo community in Darkroom! It means that you can upload, tag... More »
Congratulations to KO, the winner of our Book Launch Giveaway. KO has won her choice of Veronica London fashion laptop bags from CareerBags.com. I want to thank everyone who entered for all the great job-hunting advice you gave with your entires — I’ll try to round up the best of it in a post in the next week or so. And I especially want to thank Ellen Hart at CareerBags.com for her generosity and support. Ellen founded CareerBags to fill a gap in the laptop bag market that desperately needed filling —... More »
The coupon code DREAMJOB for $2 off Thursday Bram’s new ebook Discover Your New Job Online expires tomorrow night (Wednesday, 1/20) at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time (-8 UTC). If you haven’t bought a copy yet, not is your last chance to do so at a discount from the already low cover price of $8.99 US.
To celebrate the launch of Thursday Bram’s new ebook, Discover Your New Job Online, we are launching a contest! The grand prize is your choice of Veronica London bag from CareerBags. About the prize Veronica London bags come in 3 different styles, each in two colors, all of them classically elegant. With several compartments for all your necessities plus a removable laptop sleeve to hold laptops up to 15”, these are perfect for just about any office environment – or for the worker on the move. Imagine showing up to your next... More »
Today, we announce the launch of our second ebook, Thursday Bram’s Discover Your New Job Online: Everything You Need to Know to Land a Great Job in the Digital Age. This all-original book is your map to the increasingly complex resources available to today’s job-hunter. Former employment agency staffer and ex-Lifehack writer Thursday Bram guides you through the process of building up your personal and professional brand, putting your best face forward on your resume and other application materials, and leveraging hundreds of Internet resources to find the perfect openings to advance... More »
On behalf of the entire Lifehack crew and everyone at our parent company, Stepcase, I want to wish all our readers who celebrate Christmas a very merry one indeed. And to them and everyone else, here’s looking forward to a new year filled with peace, love, and joy around the world.
UPDATE: Sorry, the coupon code has expired. Today is the last day you can get $2 US off the cover price of our first ebook, Back to Basics Productivity.Order from our ebook store and use the coupon code “B2BLAUNCH“ (without the quotes) at checkout. In case you missed the announcement last week, Back to Basics Productivity offers down-to-earth, nuts-and-bolts advice on how to make your work and your life better organized, less stressful, and more productive. Collecting in one place some of Lifehack’s most popular posts – each one expanded and revised... More »
This is an important day for me – after months of preparation, I can finally announce the launch of our new ebook store and our first title, Back to Basics Productivity! Back to Basics Productivity The easy way to get more done in less time so you can concentrate on living your life If you’re looking for down-to-earth, nuts-and-bolts advice on how to make your work and your life better organized, less stressful, and more productive, Back to Basics Productivity is for you. Collecting in one place some of Lifehack’s most popular... More »
Darkroom Premium, the camera app that snaps a picture automatically when your hand is steady is now back in the iTunes App Store. After a prolonged approval process by Apple, Darkroom is now available for you to download and update. Darkroom Premium will require your iPhone to be on the latest OS, 3.1 in order for it to work. OS 3.0 users will continue to experience the app crashing, so it’s best to update to the latest OS if you want to use Darkroom. Darkroom Standard version users will need to continue... More »