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Jord Tury3 months ago
How to Write a Novel
Okay, so you want to write a novel? Well, I won’t lie to you it’ll be a long journey, and don’t be traumatized when I tell you it’ll tear your life away for years, even decades. You’ll feel perplexed ...
Mimo le Singe3 months ago
How to Get into Digital Marketing
The way we consume content has shifted a lot over the last decade. The Internet and mobile devices have been around since the 90s, and yet we've only just begun embracing their advantages. The days of...
Alice's Secrets3 months ago
How to Be Your Best Self at Work
I have anxiety. I am always worried that I am not doing enough, that people don't want me around, and I am definitely paranoid that people are going to get annoyed with me and fire me because I am not...
Thomas Johnson3 months ago
How to Express Feelings in Words
You are sitting in front of the laptop or in front of a piece of paper. You know what you want to say, there's that feeling, but you cannot find the right words to express what is in there. You know w...
Leigh Fisher3 months ago
7 Ways to Maximize the Time You Spend Commuting
When people ask when you're joining the rat race, it sounds like such a dark and unpleasant way to describe working life. If you don't make the most of the time you spend on unfortunately necessary ev...
D.C. Perry3 months ago
How to Start Blacksmithing for Under $50
Will Turner, from The Pirates of the Caribbean. Whenever I try to think of a blacksmith, he's the one who comes to mind. And man, does he have a nice shop. Hundreds of hammers, hundreds of tongs, a gi...
Lovelli Fuad3 months ago
How to Rock Your Freelance Portfolio When You Have Zero Experience
Let me start this by telling you that my entire "so-called career" was shaped by the oddly adequate relationship I have with the people I work with. I never had to show my portfolio to a stranger insi...
Joel Eisenberg3 months ago
How to Exponentially Maximize Your Vocal.media Income
Let me be honest here. I joined Vocal.media back in December of 2017. I wrote several articles over a period of three months during rehab from knee surgery. I am a writer-producer by profession. Howev...
Amanda Rose4 months 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 Glasgow4 months 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 Gayle4 months 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 Barrows4 months 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 Oneale4 months 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 Dvorakova5 months 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 Kivell5 months 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 Russell5 months 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 Goody5 months 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...