30-Day Query Challenge for Freelance Writers

Posted by on Sep 24, 2016 in Business, Writing | No Comments
30-Day Query Challenge for Freelance Writers

Submitting a new query each day to a magazine or other publication for 30 days is a great way to boost your freelance writing career.

Four Ways to Avoid Technology-Related Health Risks

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Business, Health, Technology | No Comments
Four Ways to Avoid Technology-Related Health Risks

Americans use electronic media 11 or more hours a day, according to Nielsen’s Total Audience Report. This puts them at risk of many technology-related health problems. The bulk of this time is taken up by traditional activities like watching TV and listening to the radio. But it also includes time glued to smartphones, computers and […]

High Cost of Hepatitis Drug May Delay End of Epidemic

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Business, Medicine | No Comments
High Cost of Hepatitis Drug May Delay End of Epidemic

A new medication for hepatitis C offers a simpler and more effective treatment, but the cost of the daily pill could put added strain on healthcare programs.

Your Boss Is Insane, But Don’t Let It Stress You Out

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in Business, Health | No Comments
Your Boss Is Insane, But Don’t Let It Stress You Out

A new infographic by LearnStuff shows that your boss may really be insane. This could be damaging your health, but you don’t have to let it stress you out.

It’s a Free, Free, Free World: Why Content Marketing Equals Great Content

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
It’s a Free, Free, Free World: Why Content Marketing Equals Great Content

Content marketing is more than just giving away FREE content. It will help you stop thinking about links and start providing valuable content.

Why Creating Content Is Once Again King!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
Why Creating Content Is Once Again King!

The tide is changing with Internet marketing. Creating content that is valuable is once again a desired activity, thanks in part to Google’s Penguin update.

Create Content That’s Compelling: Finding Your Story’s Spine

Posted by on Aug 14, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
Create Content That’s Compelling: Finding Your Story’s Spine

There are many ways to create content that’s compelling, but using storytelling can help you educate, inform, and entertain your audience at the same time. My father is a professional storyteller, a fact that I’m sometimes reluctant to admit. “You mean, he likes to lie about his fishing trips,” my friends ask. No, he tells […]

30 Freelance Writer Tips–Creating a Strong Job Application

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
30 Freelance Writer Tips–Creating a Strong Job Application

Earning a living as a freelance writer is easier said (written about?) than done. These 30 tips will get you moving in the right direction by helping you create a strong job application.

How to Organize Your Website Content: A Quick and Dirty Guide

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Business, Writing | One Comment
How to Organize Your Website Content: A Quick and Dirty Guide

Organizing your website content is one of the most important steps in creating a useful website. When readers (such as customers, clients, followers, or random people in search of funny cat pictures) land on your website, they need to be able to find what they are looking for in the shortest amount of time. Or, […]

How to Create Content That’s Compelling–Storytelling for the Web and Beyond

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in Business, Writing | No Comments
How to Create Content That’s Compelling–Storytelling for the Web and Beyond

There are many ways to create content that’s compelling, but storytelling can help you educate, inform, and entertain your audience at the same time. The last time I brought a friend home to meet my father, he charged across the living room at her. Caught completely by surprise, she almost fell off the arm of […]