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Chloe Walton11 days ago
How to Get More Instagram Followers
With more than 400 million active users, Instagram has become a great place for companies to advertise. However, Instagram is often seen as one of the hardest places to gain followers for some compani...
Madeline Zenk15 days ago
How To Write an Interview Thank-You Email
Now that you've made it through your job search and interview process, there's the selection process, which can go either way depending on how you respond. Some hiring managers will opt to select some...
Amanda Morgana month ago
How to Create a SWOT Analysis
First of all, what is a SWOT analysis? A SWOT analysis identifies internal STRENGTHS and WEAKNESSES and external OPPORTUNITIES and THREATS. Essentially, this makes a SWOT analysis a glorified pros and...
Nancy Da month ago
The Basics of Being a Waitress
First things first, from now on don't call the people you are serving customers ... call them guests. Make your guests feel at home and welcome. I usually do this by verbally saying they are always he...
Daija Stepneya month ago
Tips on How to Write
Hello Vocal writers! I am back and starting fresh. During my time away, I was doing a lot of thinking and coming up with ways to present my writing better. I previously had an account with Vocal and I...
Glenn Harriman2 months ago
The Art of Great Coaching
Many managers seem to cringe at the thought of coaching their employees when performance comes up short. I mean, after all, don’t they already know their jobs? Why in the world would they need coachin...
Nancy D2 months ago
How to Be an Amazing Server
This is a lot to take in at once, so I apologize in advance. Just try to take in what you need/want. First things first, they are guests in the restaurant, not just customers. Treat them like you woul...
Cathylouise Ablett2 months ago
How to Survive Life as a Freelance Writer – Part 3
So far, we have covered preparation for life as a freelance writer and how to find work. Just as important to your future success, however, is helping people find you and learn more about you – otherw...
Jason Anschutz2 months ago
How to Write a Professional Business Resume
You just heard about a job opening at a company you would like to work for. The job summary includes great potential and advancement with potential benefits. To apply, candidates must include three re...
Lady Red2 months ago
How To Manifest What You Want by Pushing Through Resistance
For many of us, finding a job is a challenge. Many factors that may be working against us in our search for employment is geographical location, the opportunities available that are within our experie...
Sarah Phillips3 months ago
Ten Successful Subject Line Formulas to Try on Your Next Marketing Email
Finding the right subject line for your amazing email series can be hard. I get it. You want to create a sense of urgency to encourage your email subscribers to open and take action, but you don't wan...
Iria Vasquez-Paez3 months ago
How to Write Fiction
When I write fiction, I make sure to thoroughly imagine the scene before me. This imaginative rendering happens in my head, first. Now, as a trance medium, I have applications that can allow me to use...
Auditioning: The Real Victory
Local, professional, and high school theatre are gearing up for auditions in the upcoming weeks/months. Some for the spring term/semester, others for the summer. Nerves are at an all time high. Some a...
Logan Baker3 months ago
Creative Investments for Young People
If you have read my previous articles at all then you will know that I advise to just “be creative” at least 20 times per article. There is a reason for this. I have found that the best and most lucra...
Hillari Hunter3 months ago
Here To Make Money, Not Friends
It’s been my experience that toxic workplaces don’t get better. Often it is not just the boss or a few catty co-workers who are the problems, but a whole culture of disrespect in the company that has ...
Hannah Petch3 months ago
How to Get Through Writer's Block
I think it's fair to say that every writer feels the panic of not being able to think up new and original ideas. Being a writer is hard. There are so many writers constantly having new and brilliant i...
Milica Markovic3 months ago
Useful Articles for Content Writers
A collection of How-To's I wrote to help other content writers with their skill-building and techniques.
Yazmine Howes4 months ago
How to Earn a Million
You are working that nine to five job somewhere mediocre, putting hours into making someone else rich. All you are rewarded with is just about enough money to keep the lights on and food on the table....