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The Freelancer’s Guide to Back-to-School Shopping + TMNT Giveaway!

Welcome social media followers, readers, friends, and family! Before I dive into the freelance shopping guide, let’s get this giveaway business out of the way first. I’ve partnered with the kind folks over at TV Store Online to give away a brand-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack to one of my lucky readers! All you[…]

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The Top 6 Nerds You Should Know and What You Can Learn From Them About Business

There are lessons we can learn from successful nerds. After all, they’re successful because they’re doing something right. For nerds it’s more than fame – it’s business practices that stem from their passions. In this article I want to take a look at some important nerds and see just what we can learn from them[…]

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2 Essential Things You MUST HAVE to Launch a Freelance Writing Business

Getting a freelance writing business off the ground can be all-consuming. There are a lot of things you need to account for like building a portfolio of solid clips, sending out applications to freelance gigs, and maintaining a blog. You have to spend time doing your own accounting and marketing, your taxes and client research.[…]

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The Best Nerdy WordPress Themes to Satisfy Your Inner Geek

Superheroes, comic books, space, computers, video games, elves, and all things geek are everywhere! Makes sense then that you can bring all that awesome geekiness into your very own WordPress website and show the world that you’re a nerd and you’re proud of it. So why not geekify your WordPress website with a nice nerdy[…]

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The Ornament Issue by Barbara Tomporowski

I have something exciting to share with you all today! I’m participating in Rhonda Parrish’s Giftmas Blog Tour. We’re all exchanging blog posts and whatnot about the holidays and today is mine turn to host. Woo-hoo! I’m so excited to bring to you a piece of writing from Barbara Tomporowski about holiday traditions. Be sure[…]

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Is Your Social Media Management Utility Belt Equipped, Batman?

Having the right tools on your side as a social media manager is essential. How else can you expect to handle all of your clients’ social accounts? But more importantly, how can you expect to do a good job of this whole managing thing? A major part of this is having the ability to remain[…]

Why Businesses Need Case Studies

7 Awesome Reasons Your Company Needs Case Studies Right Now

I’ve read a lot of writing blogs, people. And on those blogs, there’s information about writing all sorts of things from blog posts to web content to business plans. But you know what I don’t see get a lot of coverage? Case studies. And I can’t figure out why. I mean, these are a marketing[…]

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L.A. Times Festival of Books – April 2014

Sometimes days don’t go as planned. And that’s perfectly okay. For instance, my husband and I went to the L.A. Times Festival of Books on Sunday and had planned to attend three panel discussions. But since we didn’t eat breakfast and the first panel ended at 11:30 and the second one started at noon, we[…]