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booksbywomen.org - Women Writers Women Books - How to Build Financial Stability as a Freelance Writer
How to Build Financial Stability as a Freelance Writer
Women Writers, Women's Books

July 23, 2021 | By Women Writers Women Books More How to build financial stability as a freelance writer by Fiona Thomas Do you find yourself refreshing your bank balance hourly? Hoping that some long-forgotten invoice will be paid just in time? Or…

businessinsider.com - Aaron Holmes - TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
Business Insider

Erin Bond Erin Bond took an unorthodox path to the software engineering field. A former elementary school teacher, Bond learned to code five years ago through a one-year course at the Ada Developers Academy. Now, as an engineer at Code.org, Bond is…

forbes.com - Holly Eve - For A Winning Digital Marketing Strategy, Do These Five Things
For A Winning Digital Marketing Strategy, Do These Five Things
Forbes

Growing an e-commerce business can be summed up in two words—digital marketing. Companies are placing their ads where eyeballs are: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest and other platforms. Brands that have effective social media…

itsnicethat.com - Creative freelancers hit hardest by pandemic, new study reveals
Creative freelancers hit hardest by pandemic, new study reveals
It's Nice That

According to the Creative UK group, freelancers have been hit more than five times as hard as those on payroll. But the report also notes the creative industries' potential for helping the economy bounce back. — Date Reading Time 2 minute…

nikkei.com - Andy Wong - The institutional failures behind Singapore's latest COVID outbreak
The institutional failures behind Singapore's latest COVID outbreak
日本経済新聞

Andy Wong is a political and business intelligence analyst based in Singapore. Singapore is currently in the midst of its largest domestic COVID surge, with 192 cases directly linked to an outbreak centered around the country's karaoke lounges…

cnbc.com - Morgan Smith - 4 steps to take before making your side hustle your full-time job, according to experts
4 steps to take before making your side hustle your full-time job, according to experts
CNBC

During the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of Americans faced layoffs, pay cuts and reduced hours, leading them to search for new, creative ways to make money. For some, that meant turning to a new, lucrative source of income: the side hustle. To start…

forbes.com - Bobby Marhamat - Council Post: Five Predictions For The Future Of In-Office Work
Council Post: Five Predictions For The Future Of In-Office Work
Forbes

CEO at Raydiant ; Creating a market-leading offering that brings brick & mortar locations to life. No one could've prepared for the way things changed in 2020. Every aspect of life was impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, and especially work, where…

theaviationist.com - David Cenciotti - Let's Have A Look At All The Latest Claims About 'Checkmate', Russia's New Light Tactical Fighter
Let's Have A Look At All The Latest Claims About 'Checkmate', Russia's New Light Tactical Fighter
The Aviationist

As already reported in detail, the Sukhoi “ Checkmate “, Russia's new 5th generation fighter aircraft design, was officially unveiled at MAKS 2021 airshow in Zhukovsky, near Moscow on Jul. 20, 2021. The fifth-generation lightweight…

eater.com - Jeremy Glass - The Arch Deluxe Was a Hell of a Burger. It Was Also McDonald's Most Expensive Flop.
The Arch Deluxe Was a Hell of a Burger. It Was Also McDonald's Most Expensive Flop.
Eater

The year is 1996. Charles and Diana are divorcing, Jerry Maguire tops the box office, a Finn Dorset sheep named Dolly makes a friend made from her own mammary gland, and America's favorite sitcom is a show about nothing in which four neurotic New…

cbc.ca - Mike Crawley - Ontario's COVID-19 paid sick day program getting little uptake
Ontario's COVID-19 paid sick day program getting little uptake
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Ontario's long-awaited paid sick day program — created to protect vulnerable workers from COVID-19 — has seen far less uptake than anticipated, new figures reveal. Premier Doug Ford's…

economist.com - Intellectual magazines are flourishing in Africa
Intellectual magazines are flourishing in Africa
The Economist

LAST OCTOBER young Nigerians took to the streets to protest against police brutality. At first “none of the traditional media companies were covering it,” recallsWale Lawal. A few years earlier he had started the Republic, a quarterly…

variety.com - K.J. Yossman - U.K. Film Industry Welcomes #MeToo-Inspired Legislation Tackling Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
U.K. Film Industry Welcomes #MeToo-Inspired Legislation Tackling Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Variety

Britain's leading entertainment industry unions have welcomed a government proposal introducing new legislation tackling sexual harassment in the workplace. Described by women's rights campaigner Deeba Syed as “one of the first key statutory…

indiewire.com - Eric Kohn - American Film Festivals Have a Future If They're Willing to Change (Almost) Everything
American Film Festivals Have a Future If They're Willing to Change (Almost) Everything
IndieWire

IndieWire turns 25 this year. To mark the occasion, we're running a series of essays about the future of everything we cover. Halfway through the Cannes Film Festival, the streets erupted with activity. Drunken revelers crammed the streets just…

poynter.org - John Loeppky - How HuffPost Canada's digital impact and untimely demise changed Canadian news media - Poynter
How HuffPost Canada's digital impact and untimely demise changed Canadian news media - Poynter
The Poynter Institute

Mel Woods found out they no longer had a job from a group chat. The Vancouver-based journalist was working as HuffPost Canada's only worker in the western region of the country, covering viral and trending stories as an associate editor, up until…

niemanlab.org - Taylor Lorenz - Journalists will learn influencing isn't easy
Journalists will learn influencing isn't easy
Nieman Lab

“Successful independent journalists will realize how difficult it can be to strike the right balance between cultivating enough of an audience to effectively monetize and becoming beholden to their whims.” In 2020, we saw the lines…

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