Dear Qoorio-ers hope you all enjoy some sunny holidays or working summer rythm.
Found following article on medium what a better social network would look like - and I was thinking maybe there could be some taughts for Qoorio ?
Any suggestions you like in this article?
Enjoy the 🌞☀️☀️🌞
“What a Better Social Network Would Look Like” by Will Oremus
Lately, when being on the buying-side of business, I realized something of profound impact regarding Digital Marketing - many businesses, selling clothes, are now labeling their products in ways to spark specific interests, actively associating to our current era of self-help, plant-based nutrition and other fancy, popular facets to improving oneself. When set to purchase, there’s this underlying believe we’ll become better human beings from this one particular product. Marketing strategies put this to work in many ways, including labeling knits and sweaters’ colors which would otherwise, point-blank, be called ‘beige’, ‘oat’ or ‘oatmeal’. I’m positive this field has been researched upon extensively as of today, however, I’m just speaking from a place of curiosity. I want to learn more about mediapsychology, amongst other fields within Communication Sciences. I’m still a student, and thus I feel like it’s important to state the fact I don’t claim to know anything. I’m not an expert. What are your thoughts on this? How are you cultivating more awareness regarding marketing and its way to impact our day-to-day purchases?
To all fellow translators out there: how do you do the networking? Mainly by using platforms like LinkedIn, or through virtual meetings?
How did you find your first translation job?
I'm curious to know your opinions about it!
5 tips to planning your perfect holiday
A) Use the help of aggregator sites such as skyscanner for airlines and Trivago for hotels but always make your purchases from the airline / hotel itself because sometimes going through a 3rd party site causes problems like bookings being lost
B) Get a translator app if you're going to a foreign country. The kind that helps you type in your chosen language and is translated in written foreign language or spoken foreign language for locals in that country to understand and help you. This is because not every country speak English as a native language esp Korea. So you're gonna have to get creative
C) Get cost savings by using sites like Klook which is famous for asian countries deals and discounts. I got my Korea Rail pass, portable wifi and sim card as well as theme park tickets to Lotte World on Klook and I saved quite a bit vs buying it on the spot
D) Use tools like google streetview to help you gauge the neighbourhood and surrounding area of a particular place you're interested in. This will help you have an idea if you like the neighbourhood before you decide to book it / is it safe for a solo traveller / too many slopes for older travellers or people with bad knees.
E) Research, Research and Research
Its the only full proof method to a well planned trip without any unplanned surprises. This also helps you maximise your number of days at that particular location and making sure you visit everything that tickles your fancy without any unforeseen circumstances
I love planning full-proof trips and I spend months planning them. If you would like any advise or help planning your trips for you, happy to do so.