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|How to Craft a Dynamic 30 Second Elevator Pitch|
Angel Coleman, BellaOnline's Business Coach Editor
Are you struggling to craft your elevator pitch? Discover the 4 simple steps to crafting an elevator pitch that will quickly let people know who you are and what you offer...
|Start-Up Mentor Alex Genadinik|
Jordan Mercedes, BellaOnline's Business Owners Editor
What does it really take to launch a start up? What can you learn from others who have done it? Jordan Mercedes launches a Start-Up Mentors series with interviews from business owners across various industries. They share their best advice on what they learned while starting their businesses.
|Customer Service Mistakes That Hurt Your Career|
Dianne Walker, BellaOnline's Career Training Editor
Whether it’s internal or external, customer service mistakes can end even the most promising career. Take a moment to review four important tips to help you not make a customer service nightmare mistake!
|What is a Fiction Blurb?|
Val Kovalin, BellaOnline's Fiction Writing Editor
A fiction book blurb is a short document, maybe only about 200 words, that hints at the book’s contents while making the reader curious to read more. Typically, your blurb should introduce your main character and his biggest problem, but not reveal any important plot points.
|How to Handle the Relocation Question|
Dianne Walker, BellaOnline's Job Search Editor
With thousands of applicants in the job market, how do you make yourself more marketable? If an employer has multiple locations – relocation may be the answer. Learn how to go about letting them know you’re interested.
|Graphic Novels for Adults and Reluctant Readers|
Christine Sharbrough, BellaOnline's Library Sciences Editor
Of all adult collections, graphic novels are often the most misunderstood and frowned upon. However, they can be tremendously helpful in a variety of ways for your adult population.
|Musicians Deserve Respect, And Regular Meals|
Sabira Woolley, BellaOnline's Musician Editor
Have you ever had a gig where you felt unappreciated and were not treated right? Do your shows ever leave you famished and run down? You are not alone! Here are some solutions. Read on!
|How to Find the Best Publisher for Your Book|
Bluedolphin Crow, BellaOnline's Nonfiction Writing Editor
Finding the "right" publisher for your book is key to your success. Here are some quick tips to help you narrow down the huge array of publishing companies today, and find the best publisher for your book.
|Insightly CRM Improvements|
Violette DeSantis, BellaOnline's Small Office/Home Office Editor
Insightly continues to enrich their CRM system. If you were waiting for them to go mobile, they have. If you were waiting for an iOS app, they got it. If you wanted to learn how to fully utilize your CRM, they created videos to help. It’s time to get started.
|Unemployment Insurance Overview|
Corlia Logsdon, BellaOnline's Unemployment Editor
Learn about unemployment insurance - your lifeline if you become unexpectedly unemployed. Learn what it is, how it works, and how to apply.
|Finding Creative Ideas|
Annamaria Farbizio, BellaOnline's Writing for Children Editor
Here are some ideas on how to jump start your creativity after a slump.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
The Chicago Manual of Style
All writers need this whether they write fiction or nonfiction. Every editor I have worked with uses this book like a Bible to settle formatting, punctuation, and word usage issues for overall consistency within their publishing catalog.
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Best historical novel ever, and I don´t even like most historical novels. Epic and unforgettably intense! Among other things, reading this will teach you how to hook your readers through writing strong character emotion.
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
A funny, unpretentious, sympathetic look at the writing life. The section on allowing yourself to write a crappy rough draft (so you can get it done in the first place) is worth the price of the book alone.