Blogging


Social Media and Traditional News: There’s a Place for Both

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Aug 2012

Social Media and Traditional News: There’s a Place for Both

This summer, the USA Network is running a limited series event called Political Animals.  When I was in college I really enjoyed the television series The West Wing and this show reminds me of that witty, behind-the-scenes view of the White House. One of the main characters (or political animals) is a newspaper journalist for the Washington Globe, covering the female Secretary of State (played...

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Independence Day Has Personal Meaning: A Look Back at Two Years of Business

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Jul 2012

Independence Day Has Personal Meaning: A Look Back at Two Years of Business

By Rachel While our nation celebrates its independence, I’m having a “career freedom” celebration of my own.  Around this time two years ago, I took a leap of faith to be my own boss and start my business.  It was the one of the best decisions I’ve ever made and I’ve enjoyed sharing my experiences with my readers. To celebrate, I thought I would give...

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How to Write Good Content

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May 2012

How to Write Good Content

Writing is enjoyable when we’re inspired and motivated. It can also be a chore if we’re out of fresh ideas. I believe the love/hate relationship with writing exists because writing requires both inspiration and perspiration. I’ve found that it’s important to have a balance of both in order to create compelling content on a consistent basis. Here are a few tips to help with the...

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Business Blogging: Are you over-thinking it?

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Mar 2012

Business Blogging: Are you over-thinking it?

The thought of blogging terrifies many of my clients. Not too long ago, it terrified me too.  Just like anything new or different, it’s the fear of the unknown that often gets the best of us.  Some of the top blogging fears include: being unfamiliar with technology, having enough time, developing interesting content, and not knowing how to get started. These fears are conquerable. Here...

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Mar 2011

Made You Look! How to Increase Blog Readership and Interaction by Adding Visual Elements

The following is a guest spot by the fabulous, Cathy Jennings. There are a lot of blogs out there.  In fact, there’s a blog for just about everything and everyone that you can think of:  newshounds, entertainment junkies, hikers, dieters, foodies . . . even people who hate blogs (yep, it’s out there).  Your blog is just one of the 200 million blogs in existence trying...

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