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Marketing Thoughts – An Argument Against Social Media

The best marketing for a writer is their own writing, showcased at an ad-free website kept current by frequent blogging. I don’t see any value in Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. Maybe a LinkedIn presence if you want a social media … Continue reading

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Newsmastering for Illinois

I’m now newsmastering (internal link) about Illinois roadway accidents. This through my Vancouver employer. When an accident report comes in matching our criteria, I hurriedly rewrite the story, post it to our client’s blog, then add the URL to Google. (internal … Continue reading

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The Dark Art of Newsmastering

My main paid work involves writing blog posts by rewriting original content, usually accident reports from different online newspapers.  It’s the same thing a newspaper does when they take copy from the Associated Press or other press syndicates and turn it into … Continue reading

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Crafting a proposal to a Freelance site

On rare occasion I get invited to bid on a job at one of the freelance sites (internal link). I hesitate to put much time in responding because one rarely gets work through these venues, never-the-less, an invitation means that the employer is already interested. So, … Continue reading

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