Journalism: How to Pitch Your Story to the News

By Erin L / February 26, 2013 / 1 Comment

So why does some news get covered and some doesn’t? That’s a whole blog post in and of itself.  But I can say with certainty that getting a story–any story–covered starts with a good pitch. Got a big event happening and want to invite the news?  Grandparents celebrating their 60th Anniversary and you think it…

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Why that package you ordered to Canada costs so much – Saving Yourself Money on Shipping/Brokerage

By Erin L / February 8, 2013 / 6 Comments

If you LIKE paying more than you should for things, stop reading now.  If you think brokerage fees are a terribly blatant overcharge, carry on. For those of you who receive packages from the US particularly:  did you know you can save a lot of money on your shipments relatively easily? Major shipping companies like…

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