The 8 Most Effective Words to Use in Your Next Email

Sometimes you think you’ve done all you can to increase engagement in your emails, but it’s just not working. And you may ask yourself, “What more can I do?” Changing how you write your emails can be the key to increasing engagement. Using more effective and persuasive words, you can push your subscribers to take…

Featured Integrations: August 2017

Running a small business often requires tackling multiple tasks at once, and staying on top of everything you need to do—from marketing to order fulfillment—is enough to make any business owner’s head spin. Using a customer relationship management (CRM) tool is a great way to maintain relevant and personalized interactions with your customers. A CRM…

Holiday Email Design: How to Stay Festive Without Losing Your Brand

As heat rolls across the country in waves, there’s obviously one thing on every email marketer’s mind: the winter holidays! Grab your sunglasses and a glass of lemonade, sit back, and start thinking about bundling up and tossing some snowballs while jolly ol’ Saint Nick squeezes down your chimney. There is a freedom to your…

How to Start Your Career in Event Planning [INFOGRAPHIC]

To many, event planning sounds like a dream job with endless possibilities. You can execute someone’s vision for the most important day of their life as a wedding planner or help fundraise for a meaningful cause as a nonprofit event planner. You can plan meetings for corporations or organize conventions for cosplayers. The options are…

12 Hot Jobs in Washington, D.C.

If you’ve always wanted to work in our nation’s capital, or if you work there now and are looking for a change, now might be the perfect time to make your move. There are tons of media jobs in Washington, D.C. to be had and they’re all on our job board. Below, find a list of…

Aspiring Video Producers, Don’t Miss This Great Advice

We live in a golden age of TV and video content, with increasing jobs and opportunities in the world of production. But how do you prepare yourself to climb the video ladder? Meet Miriam Naggar, who did just that. Armed with a BA in Communication and Media Studies from American University, she started out working…

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…