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Writing About Live Events

Writing about live events like meetings, forums and speeches can be tricky for newbie reporters. Such events are often unstructured and even a bit chaotic, so it’s up to the

8 Ways To Manage Your Time Efficiently In The Workplace

It seems that being “Time Poor” is an almost universal condition among the modern workforce. The pressure of increased productivity and its demands upon our time has resulted in some

Ten ideas for news outlets using Pinterest

Ideas sparked by the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post UK and other news organisations using visual bookmarking tool Pinterest

Online pinboard Pinterest has been gathering a lot of

Tips for Writing Productivity

Productivity is extremely important to a writer, especially if they are responsible for producing a certain amount of content per day. Like other professions, writers can also go through a

10 Ways to Be More Productive When Using Your Laptop

Feeling Great Means Better Production Quality

The following are 10 ways to be more productive when using your laptop in an ergonomic way. With just a few simple changes

Create a 100% complete LinkedIn profile (Video)

LinkedIn will not have secret anymore for you having watched the video below!

Five tools for the journalist’s toolbox has asked five tech-savvy journalists about their favourite tools. Here are their answers in no particular order.
1. Delicious
Nominated by Paul Bradshaw, a visiting professor at City University,

Run a hyperlocal website with WordPress

The core of any hyperlocal website is its content management system, or CMS. With many hyperlocals looking for the cheapest methods of getting off the ground, PHP-based blogging software WordPress

13 of the Best YouTube Channels on Freelancing

I was surprised to find very few channels dedicated to freelancing and freelancers. However, after much searching and investigating, I did manage to find 13 YouTube channels, which may be

How to Dial Down the Digital Distraction When You Work

Freelancers spend a lot of time online. We search, surf, and even add our own marks to the vast World Wide Web by generating content of our own.


How to Survive in the Crowded Freelance Writing Marketplace

There’s no question that there are a lot of freelancers out there. Some people even wonder if there are too many freelancers.
In particular, there seems to be an awful

Why Your Freelancing Business Must Have a Brand

Too many freelancers operate as just another nameless, faceless resource in crowded market. They don’t stand for anything and they haven’t distinguished themselves from the thousands of other freelancers who

Greplin, a new app for journalists

What is it? An app that allows you to search personal files, calendars, tweets and more.

How is it of use to journalists? Greplin

State of the News Media 2012: Tech companies control the future of news

Technology companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple “now control the future of news.”
That’s one of the take-aways from the 2012 State of the News Media report, released yesterday 

The Building Blocks Of A Successful Freelancing Career

As a freelancer, entrepreneur or business owner, your main goal is to convert each client into a returning client. It’s much easier to keep your clients than always having

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