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Friday Jun 07, 2013

7 Ways to Snag a Legitimate Work-From-Home Gig

home.jpgGet the go-ahead on working remotely by proving that it's good for you and your bosses.

AvantGuildHow to Convince an Employer to Let You Work From Home

Friday May 17, 2013

7 Grammar and Copy Mistakes Almost Every Writer Makes

Make your stories red-pen proof by eliminating these common copy errors.

AvantGuild7 Grammar and Copy Mistakes Almost Every Writer Makes

Tuesday Apr 30, 2013

Take Your Personal Essay from Good to Great


Writers, teachers and magazine editors outline common errors that keep potentially wonderful essays from truly hitting their mark.

AvantGuildThe 7 Biggest Mistakes Personal Essay Writers Make

Tuesday Mar 26, 2013

So, Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

HR experts detail how to answer the questions that can trip up even the most prepared job candidate.

AvantGuild7 Tricky Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Sunday Mar 10, 2013

Pay It Forward With Unpaid Work

Find out the five (and only five) reasons to take a job without pay, so you can strategically move forward in your career.

AvantGuildThe 5 Situations Where It Pays to Work for Free

Saturday Mar 09, 2013

10 Ways to Make YouTube Work for Your Brand

Drive traffic to your company's channel by leveraging this video giant's newest creative features.

AvantGuildMaking YouTube Work for Your Brand

Friday Mar 08, 2013

The Real Deal on Taking Unpaid Gigs

Find out the five (and only five) reasons to take a job without pay, so you can strategically move forward in your career.

AvantGuildThe 5 Situations Where It Pays to Work for Free

Wednesday Apr 25, 2012

How to Write A Killer Book Proposal

Agents, editors and authors outline the seven surefire steps to query perfection.

AvantGuild7 Steps to a Winning Book Proposal

Wednesday Apr 18, 2012

5 Keys of a Successful Social Media Promotion

Build the right audience for your brand with these tried and true strategies.

AvantGuildThe Do's and Don'ts of Running Social Media Promotions

Saturday Mar 17, 2012

8 Steps to a Perfect SXSW Panel

Succeed in front of the Austin audience with these no-fail public speaking strategies.

AvantGuildHow to Be a Great Panelist at SXSW (or Any Other Conference)

Previously

Unleash The PR Power Of YouTube

How To Hit That Perfect Pitch

Tactical Interview Follow-Ups To Cinch The Job

5 Time Management Tips for Freelancers

Fatten Up Your Resume To Nab That Interview

How To Nab That Promotion

Score A 'Tweet' Social Media Gig

Be Your Own Publicist

Best of 2011: Surprise Even Your Accountant With These Financial Moves

Best of 2011: What Employers Really Want in a Cover Letter

Best of 2011: Meet Josh Elliott, The Newest Face of GMA

Best of 2011: Get a Resume Refresh

Best of 2011: Get the Real Deal on Freelancing

Engage Employers To Nab That Job

Best of 2011: 5 Google Tools Every Journalist Should Know

Add Star Power To Your Portfolio

Go On The Defensive With These PR Moves

Get Your Words' Worth

Google Your Stories

Style A Fashionista's Blog

Tweeting For A Byline

What Recruiters Want To See From Future Hires

Fool-Proof PR Tips For Freelancers

Hungry For A Byline?

Be A Professional Social Butterfly

Get Ahead of the Freelancing Pack

Do More Than Google To Get That Job

Help for an Unexpected Career Move

Adjust for the New Media World

Got Talent? Let People Know.

Resumes That Get Results

See Your Name In (Monitor) Lights

Brilliant Tips To Make Your Application Sparkle

Nail a Pitch for Niche Magazines

Get Your Foodie Career Cooking

Reinvention's Never Been Easier

Jump To The Front Of The Pack

Surprise Even Your Accountant With These Finance Tips

Bulk Up Your New Media Resume

Recuperate from Rejection for Career Success

Finance for Freelancers 101

Land a Job With the Right Resume

Escalate Your PR Efforts with Social Media

Go Local For PR Placement

Get Your Client The Cool Stamp Of Approval

Nab A Gig At New York Radio Stations

Find A Career In Food Media

Simplify Your Freelance Life

Improve Your PR Strategies

Master Mobile Platforms

Master Pitching Children's Mags

Forgo The Traditional Publishing Route

Realize Your Blog-to-Book Fantasy

Style A Career In Fashion

Get In The Sports Reporting Game

Boost Your Value With Web Skills

Create A Compelling Cover Letter

Rise Up The Ranks

Tweet With Care

Score A Star-Studded Assignment

Know Your Work's Worth

The Lowdown On Content Farms

Fuel Your Freelance Career

Dig Into DIY Book Publishing

Shoot To Online Video Stardom

Make The Big Career Move

Build A Better Blog

Elevate Your Career And Content With Social Media

Cultivate More Connections

Make The Grade Pitching Children's Mags

Power Up Your Networking Prowess

If You Build Community, Revenue Will Follow

Improve Your Freelance Life

Learn What It Takes To Launch A Digital Media Project

Conquer Your Quest for a Lit Agent

Be Seen on The Job Hunting Scene

Channel Your Media Skills into an Original Web Show

Craft Web Copy that Packs a Punch

Try a New Approach to Book Marketing

Learn the Business of Being Funny Online

Step Into a Fashion PR Career

Add Polish To Your Public Presence

Ace A Nonfiction Book Proposal

Quickly Master Multimedia Delivery

Change Up Your Career Path with these Pointers

Get a Primer on Pitching to Top Publications

Retool Your Job Search Approach

Refine Your Online Etiquette

Seeking a Fresh Start? Tips on Taking the Plunge

Make The Grade Pitching Children's Mags

Be Seen on the Job Hunting Scene

Home In On Untapped Freelance Markets

Conquer Your Quest for a Lit Agent

Rock The Local Beat with Regional and Niche Pitches

Keep Your Brand Perception In Check

Cultivate A Vibrant, Profitable Digital Community

Learn How to Create Your Own eBook

Navigate Networking Opportunities

Learn What It Takes To Launch A Digital Media Project

Learn How to Pen a Tell-All Tome

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