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Mark Atkinson – Content Writer

Category Archives: Business general

A freelancer’s guide to earning a living

I recently interviewed a high-flying marketing VP who had for a short period in the past tried her hand at freelancing. “I couldn’t even hack it for a year,” she … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fair exchange – back to the basics of bartering

A few years ago, CBC news in Canada reported the story of a Montreal man who bartered his way via the Internet from a paperclip to a house in just … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The upside to cold calling

I was recently involved in a breakfast networking initiative. Part of the process was a 10-minute slot from the designated training member of the group – each session looking at … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Escaping the ‘what’s in it for me’ syndrome

When writing editorial copy, getting industry sources to contribute their viewpoints can have its trials and tribulations. Some can be relied upon to send through their comments on time. Others … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment