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PRINCE2 is based on seven principles, seven themes and seven processes

The seven principles are:

  1. Continued Business Justification
  2. Learn from Experience
  3. Defined Roles and Responsibilities
  4. Manage by stages
  5. Manage by Exception
  6. Focus on Products
  7. Tailor to Suit the Project Environment

The seven themes are:

  1. Business case
  2. Organization
  3. Quality
  4. Plans
  5. Risk
  6. Change
  7. Progress

The seven Processes are

  1. Starting up a Project
  2. Directing a Project
  3. Initiating a Project
  4. Controlling a Stage
  5. Managing Product Delivery
  6. Managing a Stage Boundary
  7. Closing a Project

Agile Strategy

Sensible point from Neil Perkin:

...it struck me as well how much of this is not only about enabling companies to be more agile and flexible, but about moving away from a number of the things that I suspect create a great deal of demoralising frustration amongst employees - the inflexible pursuit of legacy models, an episodic approach to innovation, narrow job roles, rigid planning processes, post strategic-review downsizing and so on.

Guy Kawasaki - The Only 10 Slides You Need in Your Pitch

I am evangelizing the 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint. It’s quite simple: a pitch should have ten slides, last no more than twenty minutes, and contain no font smaller than thirty points. This rule is applicable for any presentation to reach agreement: for example, raising capital, making a sale, forming a partnership, etc.

The Only 10 Slides You Need in a Pitch

From Visually.

The 10 Greatest Social Media Advertising Tips for Content Marketers

Another useful article from Larry Kim.

A better, more realistic process for content marketing would look like this:

  1. Create: Produce content and share it on social media.
  2. Amplify: Selectively promote your top content on social media.
  3. Tag: Build your remarketing audience by tagging site visitors with a cookie.
  4. Filter: Apply behavioral and demographic filters on your audience.
  5. Remarket: Remarket to your audience with display ads, social ads, and Remarketing Lists for Search Ads (RLSA) to promote offers.
  6. Convert: Capture qualified leads or sale.
  7. Repeat.

You can use the following 10 Twitter and Facebook advertising hacks as a catalyst to get more eyeballs on your content, or as an accelerant to create an even larger traffic explosion.

Use Mailgun to send wordpress emails

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If you have a Wordpress site and have not been receiving your admin emails, you should start using Mailgun to deliver your email. 

Mailgun is the email automation engine trusted by over 10,000 website and application developers for sending, receiving and tracking emails. By taking advantage of Mailgun's powerful email APIs, developers can spend more time building awesome websites and less time fighting with email servers. Mailgun supports all of the most popular languages including PHP, Ruby, Python, C# and Java.

One particularly useful feature of this plugin is that it provides you with a way to send email when the server you are on does not support SMTP or where outbound SMTP is restricted since the plug-in uses the Mailgun HTTP API for sending email by default. All you need to use the plugin is a Mailgun account. Mailgun has a free account that lets you send up to 200 emails per day, which is great for testing. Paid subscriptions are available for increased limits.

It's easy to setup, but use this wpbeginner guide to help you through it.

Trello Team Playbooks

A few useful trello templates:

We'll show you how easy it is to get your entire team up and running with Trello. Click on a team below for all of the boards and tools you need to succeed.

Trello Team Playbooks

This Is What Happens When Millions Of People Suddenly Get The Internet

Less than 1% of Myanmar had internet access until 2014. Now the country is getting online at an astonishing rate — but so is fake news and anti-Muslim sentiment. Sheera Frenkel finds out what happens when everyone you know joins Facebook at the same time.