Tag Archive: A Day in the Life

Jan 14

Fourteen Days into the Venture

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Toward the end of 2015, I decided to try again in 2016 to start my own venture and to forge my own path. Originally, I planned to write a blog post each day (or every other day) chronicling the long, hard and lonely road, especially since information about the beginning of the journey is hard …

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Mar 19

Content Marketing Tech Tool of the Week: Dreamstime

This week’s Tech Tool of the Week is especially crucial if you do a lot of business blogging It’s no secret that pictures make your blog posts more attractive, and pulling your pics from Google searches can get you into trouble. The best way to avoid the copyright hassle is to use stock photos, and …

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Feb 06

Content Marketing Tech Tool of the Week: Google Calendar

Getting all those deadlines straight can be tough. Even tougher may be setting your own deadlines to weekly or reoccurring work. Either way, it all needs to be organized, remembered, and stuck to like a diet regimen. There are many ways to do it, but this week’s Tech Tool of the Week is the method …

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Feb 02

How to Blog: Always Do Good Work. No Matter What

I rode the bus home from my meeting last night. It was a cold, wet night, standing 20 minutes in the rain after missing the earlier bus by seconds. I was tired. I wanted to go home. The next bus couldn’t come soon enough. While waiting, I noticed someone familiar waiting for the bus as …

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Jan 25

Funniest “Writer Wanted” Ads, Part 2

Here’s another round of funny “Writer Wanted” ads. Okay, maybe there’s one or two that aren’t specifically for writers, but are still funny anyway. I wasn’t actually planning to do a part two, until a friend sent me the first one and suggested that I keep going. So, enjoy! Compile a Hilarious Collection of Jokes …

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Jan 13

Knowing What You Don’t Do in Content Marketing Services

The DISC Assessment is a personal assessment tool that determines who you are by determining what you aren’t. Many companies use this assessment to learn more about their employees and how to improve productivity, teamwork, and communication among each other in the office. I took this assessment almost a year ago when I was with …

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Dec 29

Non-Tech Tips and Tricks to Improving Productivity

If you are aware of my work on Smallbiztechnology.com, you may have noticed that I’ve written about office productivity more than once. Since it is a tech blog, I tend to cover different types of software that improve productivity, or ways to use technology to improve productivity. As cool and helpful as technology is, let’s …

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Dec 28

Treating Every Minute Like the Last Minute

Just last week, I finally finished a project proposal, one that I’ve been putting off for almost two weeks. I put it off because I’d never completed a project proposal before, and didn’t look forward to the idea of finding a template and rewriting words to fit my purposes. However, once I got it in, …

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Dec 27

Content Marketing: What it Is and Why It’s Important

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Content marketing is defined as a marketing format that involves “the creation or sharing of content for the purpose of engaging current and potential consumer base.” With more and more publications moving online, or developing an online presence, and with more and more businesses publishing content for marketing purposes (whether it’s in the form of a blog, …

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Dec 22

When It’s Time to Let Go: Dropping a Content Marketing Client.

Clients come and go. That’s just the nature of the beast of freelance writing, and business in general. The client runs out of work, or runs out of money, or decides to switch gears with its business or marketing plan. But, there are times when you simply have to let a client go. I don’t …

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