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Make Your Resume Work Harder For You (15 minutes)
Posted Jan 4, 2011
  Enhance Your Career: The Power of Groups (17 minutes)
Posted Oct 28, 2010
Forget most of what you know about resumes. We'll teach you the latest strategies so that your CV will stand out and get noticed.  more details

Job Search, Intro, Crash Course, Resumes
  When people work together, incredible things can happen. We'll show you how forming or joining a group can help you get a job, become a better writer, and have a happier, more productive life.  more details

For Authors, Intro, Crash Course, Personal Development
 
Enhance Your Career: The Informational Interview (17 minutes)
Posted Oct 27, 2010
  Twitter for Writers (15 minutes)
Posted
The most important meeting of your career might not be a job interview. Sitting down with the right person can lead to new opportunities, better relationships, and greater successes. We'll show you how.  more details

Job Search, Intro, Crash Course
  If you're a writer, you need this platform. We'll show you how Twitter can help you promote your work, get new fans, and share your thoughts with the world.  more details

Public Relations, Promotion, Twitter, Blogging, Social Media, Intro, Crash Course
 
Writing and Selling FOBS (10 minutes)
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  Write the Perfect Bio (10 minutes)
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Breaking into magazines can be tough, but editors always need short, sharp pieces for the front of the book. We'll show you how to come up with saleable FOB ideas, and give you tips from top editors.  more details

Freelancing, Pitching, Intro, Crash Course
  The bio is the new resume! Learn how to summarize your life in just a few words to promote your work and your career.  more details

Writing & Publishing, Promotion, Blogging, Social Media, Intro, Crash Course
 
How to Create and Maintain an Author Website (20 minutes)
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  Tweeting the Media: Leaders to Follow on Twitter (27 minutes)
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Your online presence starts with your personal site. Learn what to post and how to keep readers coming back.  more details

Writing & Publishing, Promotion, Blogging, Social Media, For Authors, Intro, Crash Course
  When's the last time you interacted with a truly new medium? It's time to start following journalists, authors, and other thinkers on Twitter. We'll show you how to find the best tweeters in media right now.  more details

Editorial/Journalism, Twitter, Social Media, Intro, Crash Course
 
Writing Restaurant Reviews: Secrets from the Pros (16 minutes)
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  Media Life Skills: Tame Your In-Box (10 minutes)
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Reviewing restaurants is great fun, and hard work. We'll show you how to take notes, write a strong review, and break into the business of food criticism.  more details

Writing & Publishing, Blogging, Food Writing, Intro, Crash Course, Reviewing
  We'll teach you the best practices for handling your email inbox so you can work more efficiently and enhance your digital life.  more details

New Media, Email, Intro, Crash Course, Communications, Personal Development
 
Media Life Skills: Write Better Email (10 minutes)
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  Travel Writing Basics: Embrace the Locals (12 minutes)
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Email is a great way to correspond, when it works. We'll show you the best tips and strategies for clear, concise communications, and how to make the most of your time on email.  more details

New Media, Email, Intro, Crash Course, Communications, Personal Development
  A successful travel piece begins with the people you meet. We'll show you how local contacts can enhance every aspect of your pitch, and help you write a vibrant, saleable article.  more details

Editorial/Journalism, Writing & Publishing, Travel Writing, Pitching, Social Media, Intro, Crash Courses
 
Is Writing for the Web Different from Print? (15 minutes)
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  Writing for the Web: Understanding How Readers Use the Web (15 minutes)
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Find out what works online, what doesn't, and how to make a smooth transition from print to online.  more details

Editorial/Journalism, Writing, New Media, Blogging, Intro, Crash Course, Seo
  What is "usability" and what does it mean for writers? Find out how to keep people on your site, and coming back for more.  more details

Editorial/Journalism, Writing, New Media, Blogging, Intro, Crash Course, Seo
 
How to Write an Arts and Culture Review (15 minutes)
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  Web 2.0 Terms Every Media Professional Should Know (21 minutes)
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Learn everything you need to know to write a smart, publishable review of music, film, books, theater or any other arts and culture topic.  more details

Writing & Publishing, Arts, Pitching, Intro, Crash Course, Reviewing
  Behind the latest buzzwords are business strategies you can use. With Columbia Journalism dean Sree Sreenivasan.  more details

Business, New Media, Social Media, Intro, Crash Course
 
How to Promote Yourself on Facebook (36 minutes)
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  Writing Cover Letters That Will Get You in the Door (33 minutes)
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Want to reach a few million people without spending a cent? Whether you're publicizing your blog, book, business, or just your own cool self, Facebook can be your new best friend.  more details

Marketing, Promotion, New Media, Social Media, For Authors, Intro, Crash Course
  Looking for a job? First, take a good look at your cover letter. These days, the letter is more important than ever, and we've got tons of tips that will make hiring managers notice you. Welcome to the Yes pile.  more details

Job Search, Intro, Crash Course
 
Get a New Job: Career Blogs Show You How (15 minutes)
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  Get the Gig: Clips That Work (20 minutes)
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Looking for a new media career? There's tons of free expert advice available on the web. Check out these five great career blogs for the latest job search tips.  more details

Blogging, Job Search, Intro, Crash Course
  Editors always tell us: the clips get you the job. But how do you know which ones to send? You'll learn how to choose the right piece to enhance your pitch or resume, and how to build your own clip database.  more details

Writing & Publishing, Freelancing, Pitching, Job Search, Intro, Crash Course
 
Get a New Job: Thank-You Notes That Work (11 minutes)
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  Get a New Job: Storytelling for Job Interviews (17 minutes)
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Nailed the interview? We'll show you how to write a thank-you note that will seal the deal and get you the job.  more details

Job Search, Intro, Crash Course, Communications
  Interviews can be tough. We'll show you how to use your life experience to your advantage. Telling the right story can make the difference between an okay meeting and a job offer.  more details

Job Search, Intro, Crash Course