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7 Hazards to Avoid While Moving

The wildly rugged activity known as “moving” can be quite an exciting, albeit frustrating, adventure. It’s made even more so if you’re trying to work a job while you move. You carry a box. You write a blog post. You …


Cross-Dressing

Cross-Dressing Characters can be Your Best Friend

Have you ever had something happen with a client or prospect you’d really like to share? Do you feel you can’t because you shouldn’t mention their name? Change it! In fact, change their gender all together. Nothing throws someone off …

written by Mikaela L. Cowles on February 20, 2017 in Tips with no comments

When and Why to Use Long Sentences

When and Why to Use Long Sentences

The sparing use of long sentences provides a hook that grabs your reader. The long sentence sets the scene. It’s the descriptive power bomb. When written well, it is poetic in its cadence with a song-like hook that grabs the …

written by Mikaela L. Cowles on November 11, 2016 in Tips with no comments

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10 Questions to Consider When Crafting a Bio

A great bio is a snapshot of who you are. It tells your customers and prospects why you’re qualified and why you rock. Yes. You read that correctly. Your bio should capture your personality. It should tell others exactly what …

written by Mikaela L. Cowles on October 20, 2016 in Bios with no comments

5 Skills Your Social Media Manager Needs

5 Skills Your Social Media Manager Needs

When was the last time you were on Facebook? When was the last time you liked a status that didn’t have a picture? Social media (this includes platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) is dominated by those who are able …



why blog

Why Blog?

Blogging lets you to create both bite-sized, sharable chunks of information and longer, more informative pieces so you can maximize the value you bring to your audience. That’s a bold statement. I know. But, it’s one by which I stand. …


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3 Apps That Actually Improve Your Life

Where is your phone right now? Most likely it’s within arm’s reach. Phones have become lifelines. I’ve heard grown men equate leaving their phone at home to walking out of the house in their birthday suit. It makes sense. Phones …


Getting Your Press Release Picked Up

Getting Your Press Release Picked Up

Distributing a well written, newsworthy press release to the appropriate outlets can give your business a huge marketing boost. There are a lot of ways to spread the word about your products and services. You could blog, send email newsletters …