The Survivor


Yesterday's Tomorrow by Cathy West 
Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant

Publicity - Everyone Needs It

Location-Based Social Networks Benefit Your Business

What is social location marketing? (Also known as LBSN—location-based social network) Simply put, social location marketing is a small but powerful mobile social media tool that can convert check-ins into cash. Although statistics show that only 4 percent of surveyed Americans admitted to using...

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Cara Putman

ACFW Happenings

Key Items to Bring to the ACFW Conference

Maybe you’re getting ready to attend the ACFW conference in St. Louis later this month, or maybe you’ll attend another conference later this year or next. There are some critical things you need to bring, items you may...

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Track Changes - One Editor's POV

Ramona Richards

Fill My Senses

In the lyrics of his iconic “Annie’s Song,” John Denver tells his love that she fills his senses, then compares her love to experiencing different but lovely landscapes—a mountain, a seashore, a walk through a rain shower. Romantic . . . but what exactly does any of that really mean? How can love be like a forest, a storm, or an ocean?

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Terry Burns

Heard It Thru Hartline

Are You an Effective Communicator?

Most of us use the written word, probably more than we realize. But it seems it has four primary uses. For information: newspapers, magazines, nonfiction books, warranties and instruction sheets, etc. For entertainment: books, short stories, some types of blogs To convey a message or inspiration: articles, devotionals, blogs, again nonfiction books, and even inspirational fiction.

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Janice Hanna Thompson

Supplementing Your Habit

A People Who Finish Well

Welcome to a new month, friends. I hope you’re writing, writing, writing; and selling, selling, selling. In spite of the tough economy, there is money to be made in the writing biz, and you’re the one to make it—if you persevere. This month’s article comes on the heels of a tough month for me. I’m literally drowning in work. That’s not a complaint, mind you. Oh, no! I’m far too grateful to complain about God’s many blessings. 

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