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Amanda Rose2 days ago
Have You Always Wanted to Write a Book?
Has writing a book been on your bucket list? Helping people get their books written, published, and most importantly marketed so that they sell, is a passion for me! I spent way too long in the quagmi...
Yvonne Glasgow10 days ago
How to Sell Your Self-Published Book When Nobody Knows Who You Are
So, you wrote a book, and you decided to use one of the few outlets that are out there that let you do all of the publishing on your own (which includes Lulu.com and Kindle Direct Publishing). Now you...
Suzanne Gayle21 days ago
Surviving Working Retail During the Holiday Season
I've been working part time in retail for two years now at a local mall that is relatively busy year round. The store I work at is pretty popular, so things tend to get busy after Halloween. I remembe...
Jackie Barrows25 days ago
It Happens to the Best of Us
We all know that people make mistakes; many of us make mistakes on a daily basis. Because of this little fact of life, this makes it hard to receive negative feedback (especially at work) when one or ...
Sabrina Onealea month ago
6 Ideas to Make Your Boring Job Fun Again
Repetitive meetings, never-ending emails, and coworkers who do not pull their own weight. The salary is paying your bills and health insurance is keeping you just alive enough to keep going back to wo...
Anna Dvorakovaa month ago
Fantastic Resumes and How to Send Them—5 Tips
Just to give a little bit of a credibility, I used to work in an HR company as a talent acquisition associate, and later as a recruiter. So I've seen a good deal of CVs. Some of them were good, some o...
Charlotte Kivella month ago
How to Successfully Apply for Medicine (or the Next Step if it Doesn't Happen the First Time)
First of all, I'm going to start by congratulating you—this is most definitely not a career for the lighthearted. Being a doctor takes passion, motivation... you've probably heard all this before! But...
Sarah Russella month ago
Blogging Planner - What It Is and How to Use It!
So, you're a blogger, right? You have a million ideas running around in your head at any given moment, right? How do you keep it all organized? You've (maybe) heard of a blogging planner and thought i...
Let's Get Prepared to Work from Home
Many people would love to work from home. Working from home can be the most rewarding way to earn income to take care of your family. There are two ways to work from home: You can work as an employee/...
Maddie Goodya month ago
I Made $4000 Working 16 Days
Do you have a knack for the Theater? Do you like making money? The seriously, work at the Renaissance Festival. Not everyone who works at the Renaissance Festival travels. If you've ever gone, there's...
Jacob Browna month ago
How to Plan Your Novel or Story
(To skip the intro go to paragraph three) When writing a creative piece, whether its fantasy, sci-fi, realistic fiction or any other genre, the planning phase can be an absolute mess. Many new authors...
Dan McGinnis2 months ago
Branding Your Business on Facebook - Using Hashtags
Every business and organization needs to have a presence on Facebook, but the content needs to reach your target audience. Here are a few tips to expand the reach of your posts. Creating rich content ...
Paisley Hansen2 months ago
How to Start Your Career in Finance
Do you feel stuck in a dead end career? Don't settle! There are other options that will help you live a comfortable life and grow as a person. When you are looking for a new career option, there are m...
Celine Dior2 months ago
Making a Living Online (and Offline)
If you're reading this, then you are most likely fall into one of two categories: You are either curious and want to learn how to slowly start to make a living using social media; or you just want to ...
Jessica Nova2 months ago
How to Stay Creative
Creativity is what makes the human mind. We are constantly finding new inspirations, be it on our way to work or school or even sitting in McDonald's, eating a big mac and staring out of the window. F...
StephanieCristi 2 months ago
Take Your Ideas for Blog Posts to the Next Level with This 10 Minute Technique
Do you struggle with ideas for blog posts? I know I do sometimes! Some days the titles and topics come pouring in faster than I can even write them down and I create 10+ drafts on my Evernote account....
Dominic Monaghan2 months ago
5 Tips for a More Successful CV
1. Keep it simple Far too many people still believe that a CV is where you need to impress your prospective employer. It is not. Now we are in the age of digital everything, your CV plays a different ...
Miranda Shepard3 months ago
Writing Better Romance
Writing romance and erotica may seem like something that everyone can do, but the truth is that it's a very unique skill. In fact, it's a set of individual unique skill's; both romance and erotica req...