6 Awesome Careers for Writers

When people hear “writing career,” they tend to think of novelists and essayists. But those who love to write have more options beyond becoming the next Dave Eggers or Dorothy Parker. The following six jobs span a variety of industries and specialties—read on to find which role would suit you best. 1. Technical Writer If…

Hot Jobs in PR

Are you a good writer, a strong communicator, relationship builder, detail and goal oriented, and have the gift for gab? If so, a career in PR could be just right for you! Whether you’re looking to start your career off with an entry-level assistant position, mid-level account manager position or an senior-level role, our job…

What to Do Before You Go On Vacation

Scroll through the instagram feed of your favorite travel influencer, and you’ll see just how much folks love a good vacation—in theory at least. But while scenic views of ancient cities and exotic foods served on remote beaches can generate hundreds of thousands of likes and comments, the reality is that half of all American…

How to Get Your Start in Fitness Writing

You love writing, and you love to exercise. So you thought, “Why not combine the two?” Fitness writers are in fact a lucky bunch. Few things are better than learning more about an interest or hobby—and getting paid for it. And no, you don’t even need a personal training certification or a degree in exercise…

10 Hot Jobs in NYC

“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” -Tom Wolfe Ever dreamed of working in the Big Apple? Whether you’re a writer, photographer, marketer or publicist, the city that never sleeps is sure to have something for you. Check out these cool positions that…

Why You Don’t Feel Confident (& How to Fix it) FS224

How can we decrease the volume of fear in our head and increase our feeling of confidence? Because, for many of us, if we can do that, won’t our work have a better chance of succeeding? “I got this!” That’s the feeling we want. “I got this. I can do it.” You know what I…

5 Reasons To Consider Starting Your Career at an Agency

For a young professional just entering the business world, an advertising agency can be an attractive fit. They are commonly known for having great culture, cool office spaces and exciting work, but also come with frequent late nights and a lot of hard work. While the hours could be better, they’re an incredible place to…

Think Video Content is Optional? Think Again

With something as seemingly fickle and ever-changing as social media marketing, you’re bound to see certain trends and tactics come and go. But, there’s one thing that’s sure to remain constant over the next several years: the use of video. That’s right—if video isn’t already a core piece of your social media strategy, it should…

Q&A with Social Media Strategist Molly Stark Dean

From New York City to China, Molly Stark Dean has been a thought leader in the emerging social media industry for over ten years. As a social media strategist and guest lecturer at the University of Missouri in China, Dean shares her knowledge of social media growth strategies with international editors, reporters, producers, webmasters, developers…

How to Craft an Outstanding Guest Post

Last week, I explained why guest posting is so valuable (and not just for link juice). Then, one of our regular contributors, Ali Luke, wrote about how to find opportunities and pitch your post. Today I want to dig further into coming up with an idea and writing your post itself. As a guest poster,…