The Definitive Guide to the EU VAT Rules

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!If you are starting a new online business, or maybe haven’t yet assessed how the EU VAT Rules implemented on January 1st, 2015 can impact your Business Model, then this is a brilliant MUST READ summary: The Definitive Guide to the New EU VAT Rules To summarize, here is an at-a-glance guide to the current rules and how they changed on January 1st, 2015 Table Of Contents: What is VAT? Who Is Affected by the VAT Changes? What Exactly Is an Electronically Delivered Service? Comply with the new rules and handle all the red tape yourself. Comply with the new rules using third-party solutions. (i.e., hand over payment processing/product delivery to a business that handles everything on your behalf). Change the nature of your business so that you no longer sell “electronically delivered services”. Keep going as you are but block EU countries from purchasing. Ignore everything and carry on regardless.


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Gimp – How to download and edit EPS format images

  Doing some of my digital images edition on my own, using Gimp as my free Photoshop alternative, I suddenly faced the problem I couldn’t edit EPS images. EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript information and is the format often provided when downloading digital images. So I decided to search a tutorial showing me the way to enable Gimp to edit EPS images. After going through a few ones which were a bit to techie for me, I finally stumbled upon an easy strait forward step by step procedure. The whole process was easy and completely hassle free. I can now edit EPS format images using Gimp. You’ll find it at       Now even though Gimp remains one of my preferred alternative to PhotoShop, I just discovered and grabbed a copy of the brand new version of Youzign. I tested it out and must state it is so much easier to use that it will replace Gimp in my daily job. Gimp will remain in my toolbox, but only as a backup solution. In fact what brought me to make this change was the design features (see below or the product demo).       It perfectly fits […]


YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning (and teaching…)

Today I would like to share with you a very interesting article listing about 197 learning channels referenced on YouTube. By clicking on the following link You’ll access a full list segmented by learning topics: (The listed channels are based on views, subscription and quality of content) – Learning a foreign language (Spanish, English, French, Chinese,  etc.) – General (Common Craft, YouTube EDU, Ted & Tedx, etc.) – Physical sciences – Engineering and Technology (Gizmodo,  Wired, This Week in Tech,  The Computer History Museum, etc.) – Mathematics – Politics history and current events – Arts – University channels   The content of this article makes it a really useful resource, both for self-development and for informational content purposes. Full article @  

Still Unsure Facebook Must Be Part Of Your Mobile Marketing Strategy?

If you still doubt Mobile Marketing is the right way to go, and about the ever growing role Facebook plays in the Mobile users life, then this chart by Statista might do the trick. Aside generating most of its revenue from Mobile devices, Facebook owns three of the most popular Mobile apps in the world. In the fourth quarter 2015 Facbook had more than 1.4 billion users. Than there’s Instagram, which has more than 400 million users and is immensely popular with tech-savvy Millennials. And finally, there’s Facebook’s most expensive acquisition: WhatsApp, which is quickly closing in on one billion users. With a mobile line-up like this, Facebook appears to be in a position that all but guarantees sustained success in the mobile landscape, which makes it the place to be when deploying your Mobile Marketing strategy. You will find more statistics at Statista