10 tips for creating an engaging social presence

August 12, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Rawpixel.com As of this year, about 81% of the United States population uses at least one social media platform. That number is growing by roughly 5% per year. At this rate, 100% of the United States will have a social media profile on at least one platform by 2021. Businesspeople searching for the ideal marketing channel to engage prospects should look no further than social networks. Social…


50 business ideas you can launch for cheap (or even free)

July 12, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Sergey Nivens Its no longer taboo for people to ditch the daily 9-to-5 grind and start their own business. In fact, its beyond easy starting a business for almost nothing these days. But, what businesses are guaranteed to make a million dollars? Heres 50 cheap, or even free, business ideas that will accomplish that goal. 1. Consulting Do you already have knowledge or experience in a specific…


Carry a watermelon if you want to be Instagram trendy this summer

July 9, 2017

Flamingos are old hat. For this summer’s most coveted accessory, you need not look any further than your fruit bowl. The watermelon trend is exploding all over Instagram right now, and it’s a refreshing if not slightly odd change from the tired old unicorns in our feed. SEE ALSO: Watermelon dresses are the only hot new summer fad that won’t annoy you Fashion journalist Ana Kinsella spotted the proliferation of…


Lady Gaga wore a ballgown and heels on a hike to show the world that she DGAF

June 24, 2017

Lady Gaga never fails to flaw us with her exquisite style. But her latest outfit, worn while on a hike in Montauk, New York, is perhaps her most diva-esque outfit to date. SEE ALSO: Lady Gaga pens touching note for her late best friend While most of us don leggings, hoodies, trainers, or hiking boots, when out for a hike with her boyfriend Christian Carino Gaga opted for something a…


How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 23, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / lOvE lOvE “How to get a job at:” is a series of interviews with hiring managers at companies in order to provide specific and useful insight into… well, how to get a job. Read the first installment here. Imagine standing on the red carpet of the Met Gala, photographing Rihannas ensemble and immortalizing this moment for years to come. Thats just another day in the life for…


How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 22, 2017

Image:  Vasylyna Halun/shutterstock Five years ago, I was one year into a salary writing job at a luxury fashion brand when it hit me: I was being grossly overpaid. You read right. I was overpaid. As a writer. In fashion. You can imagine my boss face whenat our monthly review I marched into his office, diligently listed out my responsibilitiesand informed him that I was being overpaid. Through the most…