Tag: freelancing

To Pin or Not to Pin

This is something I struggle with. I often forget to pin things to Pinterest, even when it’s in my interests to do so. It’s often said that pinning items on Pinterest attracts more viewers, readers, or customers. It’s also said that pinned articles have a longer shelf life than those that don’t. I haven’t noticed […]

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Choosing Pictures for Blog Posts

I thought I would share a little peek behind the scenes and talk about how I choose pictures for blog posts. First, I start with the topic of the blog post. If it’s a general post, I might just use a picture of me. If it’s about something specific, like this one, I know I […]

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Tips for Effective Interviews

In previous posts, I’ve mentioned that I’m working with the local newspaper on some articles. I’ve been doing several interviews because of that. In the process, I’ve learned — or rediscovered — some things. Have at least 10 questions ready. I have discovered that if I go in with fewer than 10 questions, I don’t […]

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Grinding Gears

There’s a saying about people who are new to driving a standard and have trouble finding their gears. “If you can’t find ’em, grind ’em.” I feel like that’s happening to my mind today. Earlier I said I’m stretching my skill set. My grandpa said, “You’re expanding your skill set.” He’s right. It’s a matter […]

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