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|Turn Your Passion into a Profitable Business |
Angel Coleman, BellaOnline's Business Coach Editor
Do you desire to do what you love? Are you struggling to get your business off the ground? Discover the secrets to turning your hobby into a profitable business you love.
|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.
|What to Bring On Your First Day of Work|
Dianne Walker, BellaOnline's Career Training Editor
First day on the new job? The first day is scary enough without unnecessary worry. Take the worry out of the first day jitters with this list of “must-haves”.
|Why Readers Hate the Generic City|
Val Kovalin, BellaOnline's Fiction Writing Editor
The “Generic City” is a much-hated writing mistake that results when writers are too lazy, rushed, or intimidated to fill in an actual setting for their fiction. So they keep the setting vague and unnamed to avoid spending much time on it.
|How to Handle Finance Questions During Interview|
Dianne Walker, BellaOnline's Job Search Editor
Is my financial information important in my job search? Even if the position doesn’t require cash handling or accounting, a poor credit score can hurt your chances of getting the job. Learn how to deal with those sticky financial questions during the interview process.
|Getting to Yes|
Christine Sharbrough, BellaOnline's Library Sciences Editor
In any business, customer service is the key to retaining customers. In a library, it is even more so.
|Band Promo Videos On A Budget|
Sabira Woolley, BellaOnline's Musician Editor
With creativity and these tips, you can make great promo videos for your band at very little expense.
|Setting Putting it all Together|
Bluedolphin Crow, BellaOnline's Nonfiction Writing Editor
Learn how to bring the different setting techniques to life in your writing.
|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.
|Weathering the Dreaded Rejection Letter|
Corlia Logsdon, BellaOnline's Unemployment Editor
Rejection letters sting. After all, you invest so much of yourself in the process that rejection feels personal. Learn how to weather the dreaded rejection letter.
|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.