Is your pitch newsworthy?

In the past I have written about ways to revamp your style when it comes to pitching. However, it might also be helpful to clarify how to write a pitch that is actually newsworthy  for journalists to consider. In the article 11 Things that Journalists Consider Newsworthy, written by Brad Phillips, he explains what topics are newsworthy enough to catch a reporter’s eye. Read the rest of this entry »

Body Language and Business: Six Tips To Connecting With Your Audience

A lot of professionals spend time diligently improving their written/verbal and organizational work abilities and sometimes overlook or fail to realize the importance of one’s body language. A person’s body language speaks volumes about his or her character, confidence, personality and even communication skills. In  “6 Things You Need To Know About Body Language,”  Brad Phillips lists tips that individuals should be aware of when interacting with others. Read the rest of this entry »

New Year’s Writing Resolution

With the New Year underway, many individuals are still making resolutions for their personal and professional lives. One thing everyone can stand to work on is improving fundamental skills such as writing. In the article 3 Unusual Exercises to Improve Your Writing in 2012, author Laura Hale Brockway gives a few examples on how to change up your process and improve your writing. Read the rest of this entry »

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