Archive for February, 2016


How to Talk with Publishers and Agents

@ 7:39 PM on February 29, 2016

Many writers feel self-conscious when sitting down with a publisher or literary agent. In any social situation, the key to reducing butterflies is to take the focus off yourself. Don’t worry about what they think of your ideas, whether or not they like you, just focus on the other person. The easiest way to do this is to ask people about themselves, about their writing, about how their day is going.  If you are genuinely interested in them, you will become interesting to them.

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How to Conduct an Interview: Actionable Questions and Strategies

@ 5:09 PM on February 29, 2016

Actionable audience development steps on how to conduct an interview with questions to make your next interview article filled with engaging content.
Tags: Entrepreneur Leadership Startup


User-Friendly Soundtrack App Easily Helps You ‘Score’

@ 5:02 PM on February 29, 2016

Filmstro’s got your back with a super easy-to-use Mac app that will let you create powerful, custom soundtracks simply and easily without needing to know how to compose or write music.


Type Foundries Today & the Typographica Census

@ 4:27 PM on February 29, 2016

That last one might raise an eyebrow or two. Even if it feels right, what does it mean, exactly? What is an independent foundry? How do independent foundries affect the industry as a whole? Is font making and selling actually an industry anyway? What is it like to run a foundry today? How are type designers affected by changes in the market?

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Type Foundries Today & the Typographica Census

@ 4:27 PM on February 29, 2016

That last one might raise an eyebrow or two. Even if it feels right, what does it mean, exactly? What is an independent foundry? How do independent foundries affect the industry as a whole? Is font making and selling actually an industry anyway? What is it like to run a foundry today? How are type designers affected by changes in the market?

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B&N & Amazon Take Steps to Reinvent the Bookstore

@ 4:23 PM on February 29, 2016

And if B&N and Amazon are truly diligent, they’ll create something I can’t even imagine that makes book buying more enjoyable and easier than its ever been before. Here’s hoping.

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B&N & Amazon Take Steps to Reinvent the Bookstore

@ 4:23 PM on February 29, 2016

And if B&N and Amazon are truly diligent, they’ll create something I can’t even imagine that makes book buying more enjoyable and easier than its ever been before. Here’s hoping.

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B&N & Amazon Take Steps to Reinvent the Bookstore

@ 3:23 PM on February 29, 2016

And if B&N and Amazon are truly diligent, they’ll create something I can’t even imagine that makes book buying more enjoyable and easier than its ever been before. Here’s hoping.

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8 Insights on the State of Black Entrepreneurship

@ 2:08 PM on February 29, 2016

From opportunities to financing to partnerships, what is the current state of black entrepreneurship? These small-business owners weigh in on the good and the bad.Tags: Entrepreneur Leadership Startup


How to Boost Your Online Dating Game According to Science

@ 1:11 PM on February 29, 2016

We’ve scoured the psychological research to help give you the best chance to meet someone online.Tags: Tinder