I recently shared a post about the Lockerbie Bombings 25th anniversary and received dozens of emails in response. One of them, Lauren D’Angelo, shared with me an essay that she wrote about “Dark Elegy,” a memorial sculpture created by the mother of one of the students killed in the bombings.
By now, you’ve heard about the Philadelphia food blogger who wrote an exclamation point-filled email to several restaurants offering them an “exciting opportunity” to be a “host restaurant” for a “VERY innovative and effective way” to promote their establishments, on a “first come, first serve” basis. There is SO SO SO MUCH BAD here that it would be easy to write off all bloggers as moochers…but I think there is a lesson to be learned, if you can just get through the aforementioned SO SO SO MUCH BAD.
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I’m always so excited to see how other people fit fitness into busy lives — that’s one of the reasons I call my site “Healthy Living in a Hectic World.” I’m thrilled to have had a chance to interview to Kim Coon, one of three women who work as Miss Sprint Cup in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and ask her how she keeps up with an incredibly crazy travel schedule, a job that literally has her running around and what she wishes people really knew about the action that happens off-camera.
A common question I get is: “Once I book a client or campaign, how do I invoice/report/settle up?” Here are some of the key things to keep in mind to not only be a good partner on one project, but to develop a good reputation (because a lot of these projects come from agencies that oversee multiple brands!) and get more and more jobs.