• 00:30

    The Freelance Writer Show: Press Release Tips

    in Writing

    Need Press Release Tips? Freelance Writer Brandon De Hoyos Illustrates the Top Reasons Why Your Press Release is Never Read by a Journalist or Editor! Get free press release tips and more on the Freelance Writer Show.

  • 00:17

    More About BlogMutt-Freelance writing opportunities

    in Entrepreneur

    We will be starting at 2:10 p.m. Please stay tuned. In the previous episode, Deb talked about the Blogmutt.com opportunity for beginning your work at home freelance writing career. Tune in today to hear more about that opportunity for work at home writing jobs, and how you can use it as a stepping stone to better, higher-paying opportunities for working at home. Also find out the average pay rate for a work at home writer in today's real market.


    This is part of a continuing series for work at home opportunities that Deb is hosting for people who want to make a full or part-time income working at home. Set your own hours, work at your own pace, and fund YOUR dream...not someone else's. Here the link to Deb's ebook  about this topic if you want to learn even more about how you can make your dream of working at home a reality.


    Remember, it's never too late to steer your own ship. But you have to start with a small boat.


     

  • 00:26

    How to Become Wealthy (Over Time) with a Freelance Writing Career Part II

    in Entrepreneur

    In a previous episode, Deb talked about how to increase your level of wealth with your freelance writing career using a variety of strategies involving choosing your clientele, the type of jobs you take on, and so forth. Listen to this second installment about how to build wealth with writing as we delve deeper into the methods you can use to increase your writing income through a career in freelance content writing.


    Deb makes around $40,000/year with her freelance writing career on average, due to the fact that she divides her time between her freelance writing business and her technology/media production business.


    But one writer, Kelly James-Enger, makes 6 figures doing the same thing because she does it full-time and focuses on niche areas and goes after the highest-paying clients that fit her writing style and expertise.


    Check out these resources when you have time, from successful freelance writer, Kelly James-Enger, who turned a $40,000/year income into a $100,000 one using a variety of techniques:


    WEBINAR/INTERVIEW:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avrY4q1WXr8


    Kelly's ebook on Amazon Kindle:


    http://www.amazon.com/Six-Figure-Freelancing-Writers-Making-Second-ebook/dp/B00BOVQ6NE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1426274099&sr=8-1&keywords=6+figure+freelancing


     


     

  • 00:25

    Simone Da Costa-Canadian Author, Freelance Writer, & Publisher

    in Books

    Simone Da Costa is a writer, author, publisher, and freelance magazine writer from the province of Ontario, Canada.  She has written for many North American publications such as Africulture, Planet Africa, Mudd Magazine, and The Caribbean Current, to name a few.  Simone was a nominee in the media category for the Women on Fire Award in 2014.


    Simone has published a devotional day planner, Remember to Pray, a 2013 Day Planner, as well as two children's books.  A Silly Rhyming Alphabet Book About Animals from A to Z, Emily-Rose's Day at the Farm, and a coloring book; Coloring and Activity Book:  Based on A Silly Rhyming Alphabet Book About Animals from A to Z. Simone's fourth children's book is called I Am Beautiful: When I Look at Me, I See...is set to launch on February 28, 2015 at the Toronto Urban Book Expo.  This inspirational book, created for middle school aged Black girls, aims to empower and liberate them to believe that they are beautiful, despite society's notion of what "beauty" is.


    In an era where the popular idealistic images of beauty are based on the western world's realism of beauty, it illustrates that beauty begins with knowing who you are, believing it, and accepting yourself as you are.


     


    Simone Da Costa

  • 01:32

    Chewing The Fat w/ Big & Beefy | Holiday Catering | Freelance Chefs | XMas Food

    in Entertainment

    In this episode Big and Beefy will be Chewing The Fat about everything from upcoming holiday catering , freelancing as a chef and different holiday foods and how the price goes up with the demand. Chef Rob Burmeister and Chef Clemenza Caserta Jr are always available for your catering needs. How great would it be if Big and Beefy were cooking in your house for you and your guests.


    Also Rob will be talking about his Celebrity Death Pool Draft on Sunday.


    Freelancing as a chef is a great way to work in different enviroments and events without the high cost of a salary for those who need to hire such talent.


    Our new weather girl Jackie will be calling in and giving us the low down on how it really is outside.


    Follow us on Twitter @CTFBBPodcast


    Call in and join in on the fun of the show at 347-215-7771


    Find us on facebook.com/ctfwithbigandbeefy

  • 00:30

    Writer/Social Media Strategist Deborah A. Culp stops by Good Deeds w/Dr. Sunday

    in Motivation

    Deborah A. Culp is a Freelance: with years of hard won experience. She is a professional Writer/ Photographer/Social Media Strategist with years of earned experience in this fascinating and ever changing Industry. 


    This includes Print & Broadcast and On-Line Media. She is a Correspondent to; The Tennessee Tribune Newspaper, DIVINE Magazine, The History of Jazz Music, Divine Caroline, Trinity Gal, Travel & Review Writer for The Divine Voice Magazine& Broadcast Media Outlets. "The Streets Don't Love You Back"- 


    Guest Blogger and her Blogs: “Debbie’s World” and “Recovery Via God’s Grace & Mercy” and formerly with the Michigan Black Press Association, the Detroit News: “On Detroit” Wilmington Star News Online.  


    She is a staunch Freelance Copy Writer, Photographer and Social Media Strategist too. Deborah was formerly the Parent & Family Expert for the Examiner.com, Wilmington/Fayetteville, "The Streets Don't Love You Back"- Guest Blogger, “Amazing Woman Network”, and Wilmington FAVS (Faith And Values) Life Transitions Writer & Gospel Music Contributor. “Deborah Can write just about anything there is to write!” Including but not limited to; Book Editing, Plays,Talent Coaching Scripts, Letters, (Some) Proposals and more. 


    Affectionately deemed “God’s Writer Girl”, it’s no secret that Writing is a blessing and a natural, therapeutic passion. A new resident of “Music City USA”. DAC is working on her first book; "Then there was laughter" and has a few business endeavor irons in the fire. She is a staunch volunteer and loves her family & friends

  • 00:30

    At Home Career: Freelance Writing

    in Jobs

    Join me every Wednesday at 10am Eastern time, when I'll tell you about a new work from home business or job. Learn what is required to do it, how to do the job, and how to market yourself.
    This Wednesday
    Freelance writing is one of the most popular online careers, for people who want to make a bit of extra money. With the amount of content that is put out everyday, it's little wonder people think this work from home job is easy to do.
    However, it is easy to get caught in scams, low paying jobs, and a perpetual scramble trying to find clients. This episode will teach you how to get started, finding customers and other details.
    Here is an example of a portfolio page for a writing website.
    And be sure to check out this post about working with Elance and other bidding sites.
    If you like this, visit my website, Be Happy Working at Home.
     
    Have a great day, Dan
     

  • 00:57

    Poet and Author Marc Lacy and Playwright Jeanette Hill

    in Entertainment

    Huntsville’s own Marc Lacy, a graduate of Alabama A&M University is a nationally renowned, award winning poet/author and a lecturer. He has performed all over the country at many national literary events and spoken word venues. Marc is also a seasoned freelance writer and a blogger for The Man-Ologist Blogs. Along with writing and performance, Marc utilizes his wordsmith talent and poetic flair as he facilitates lectures, conducts workshops, and delivers motivational speeches concerning writing, communication, and self - development. Additionally, Lacy is a cast member of the new hit webisode, The Men’s Room. Marc credits his faith in God and love of family forproviding energy he needs to succeed.


    Award winning playwright/director/producer Jeanette W. Hill is the founder and executive director of JWHill Productions and Sight Ain’t Seeing Productions (SASP), a non-profit creative arts organization thatprovides original and educational programs for under-represented and under-served urban areas. Her passion is creating works that represent African Americans as a vibrant and resilient community.

  • 01:42

    With guest Kim Baker, Animal Communicator and Author

    in Spirituality

    Come, sit within the sacred circle with Spiritual Coach, Cinnamon Moon, Author of A Medicine Woman Speaks. Tonight's guest is Kim Baker, freelance writer and photographer, animal communicator, author, speaker, and natural horse clinician. She is also the host of her own radio show "The Kim Baker Show ~ the amazing connection between horses, animals, and humans." She is also a Certified Reiki Master Teacher and Equine Craniosacral Therapist. We live in a time of transition, of raised awareness and heightened senses all flowing within the shifting dimensional energies so prevalent in life today. For further study, visit: www.spiritlodge.info to utilize resources and services available.

  • 02:04

    WTR: Rob Lewis, John Hurth (TYR Group) & Rob DuBois (SEAL of Peace)

    in Military

    WTR with GI Jenn & Guest Co-Host Lance Taylor will be welcoming Rob Lewis, John Hurth (TRY Group) and Rob DuBois (SEAL of Peace)!


    Lance served in the Army as a comms specialist, forward observer and RTO for the SAPPER platoon of a CE co. Transferring to the Navy, he served on USS Reuben James on the VBSS (vessel boarding) and anti-piracy teams. Lance then became a PS contractor on the Texas/Mexico border conducting counter-cartel ISR an in Iraq at both DOD & DOS as a QRF team lead.  Lance works for TAB Gear doing R/D, owns Texas Star Cigar Co and does freelance intel analysis.


    Rob Lewis, served in 10th SFG as an 18D (SF Medic) and best selling author of “Love Me When I’m Gone: the true story of life, love and loss for a Green Beret in post-9/11 war” and “The Pact."  We will be talking about current events.


    John retired from Army SF, served in 1st SF and had multiple deployments, with 2 combat tours in support of the GWOT. John also served with Special Operations Training Detachment at the JRTC.  After retiring John put to use his years of tracking knowledge and experience working as the program lead and head instructor for the U.S. Army’s Combat Tracker Course. He managed and oversaw the conduct and resourcing of the Army’s Combat Tracker Course.


    Rob is a speaker, coach, and Ret. Navy SEAL. He worked in more than 30 countries, helping to manage complex threat situations and cross-cultural comms. He worked for the NSA. Rob’s “Think Like the Adversary" workshop has edified military units, Fortune 500 companies, and intel agencies. He served as director of ops for the DOD Red Team and is the author of "Powerful Peace; A Navy SEAL’s Lessons on Peace from a Lifetime at War."

  • 00:46

    Ms.P And Phoenix Rising Chat With Tiq Milan

    in LGBT

    "Tiq Milan is the Senior Media Strategist of National News at GLAAD. Before joining GLAAD, Tiq was a mentor and teacher at the Hetrick-Martin Institute, an LGBT youth service organization. He was featured in a national media campaign for Live Out Loud's Homecoming Project, is a contributing author to the anthology Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, and is the Co-Chair for the LGBT taskforce of the National Association of Black Journalists. He has done on-air interviews for CNN, BlackEnterprise.com , Al Jazeera America, MTV,  Huff Post Live and MSNBC. He has penned articles for  BET.com ,  Rolling Stone ,  The New York Times,   The Source,  Vibe and others on issues facing the LGBT movement. He has been featured as a Black LGBT leader on Ebony.com and BET.com. Tiq is the former editor-in-chief of IKONS magazine, an LGBT pop culture magazine, and has been a freelance pop culture journalist for several years, interviewing people from  like Jay-Z to Cicely Tyson. He documented his transition in the films U People and Realness."


    For an extended bio please visit tiqmilan.com

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