Recently, I finished a big, huge, gigantic writing project… well, a big, huge, gigantic portion of an even bigger project. I got to write 16 pages about content marketing. YAY! Go, me! I love my job! #ragingnerd Anyway, as I wrote those 16 pages, I kept thinking about how many myths I encountered about content marketing as…… Continue reading 5 Content Marketing Myths Debunked
You’ve seen this person on Instagram: a perfectly-styled shot of big, dry-shampooed hair parked at a cafe table sipping a foamy latte, while rocking a perfectly casual pair of joggers, strappy sandals, and a tank. The caption is always something like, “Dirty hair, don’t care! Not every day can be styled. Some days it’s all…… Continue reading Authenticity Does Not Equal Dirty Hair, Joggers, & a Latte
Have you heard versions of this? September is the new January! Fall is a fresh start! It makes perfect sense to me because, let’s be honest here, January is all about intention and often no action. Sure, we have big dreams. We set big goals. But, who wants to work on their beach body when…… Continue reading Is September the New January?
Earlier this summer, I covered the environmental impact of working online. But what if you don’t run your career on the internet and simply use it like normal people everyone else. Here are three ways to make your time online more eco-friendly: Shop online. IF you have to drive to stores to do your shopping…… Continue reading 3 Ways to Make Your Online Presence Eco-Friendly
I recently listened to a motivating, inspiring podcast where the guest shared this advice: Be OK with B- work. B MINUS. That stopped me in my tracks. I’m not a B- person. I suspect you’re not either. We strive for that A every time, right? After my initial shock wore off, I thought it through.…… Continue reading The Perfection Paradox
Have I ever mentioned how much I love my work? I write about pets! For a living! I couldn’t love a job more! So, what have I been working on? A colleague and I are writing a book to help other pet writers. This project is a deep passion and something we’ve wanted to tackle…… Continue reading What I’m Working On…
Yes. Of course, grammar matters online. Why? As a self-professed grammar nerd, I say that not only because I adore the structure of grammar (I desperately need creative constraints when I’m writing, and the rules of grammar provide that… but that’s another post for another day) but because grammar helps your readers, well, read. I’m not…… Continue reading Does grammar matter anymore? Does it matter online?
My TBR (to be read) pile towers over the reading lamp on my bedside table. I always want to read more than there is time in the day. That said, I keep growing the pile, while reading a bit before bed every single night. What’s on my current TBR pile? Well, here goes, and I’m…… Continue reading My Current TBR Pile