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JOURNALISM
— — Skift (Jul 12, 2016) : "Digital Payments in Travel 2016"

— — Skift (Apr 12, 2016) : "The Rise of Messaging Technology in Travel Booking: Pt. 2"

— — Skift (Feb 11, 2016) : "The Future of Messaging Technology in the Travel Industry: Pt. 1"

— — Skift (2016) : "Partnership Time for Hospitality in the On-Demand Economy"

— — Mashable (Nov 16, 2015) : "Breaking a different kind of language barrier: Sign language becomes sensor-based"

— — Skift (Aug 25, 2015) : "How the On-Demand Economy Is Reshaping the Travel Experience"

— — Skift (Jul 14, 2015) : "Search Marketing Strategies for Travel Brands"

— — Skift (May 12, 2015) : "Mobile First and the Silent Traveler in 2015"

— — Skift (Jan 26, 2015) : "Inbox Strategies: The State of E-Mail Marketing in the Travel Industry"

— — Skift (2015) : "Mobile Pay and Wearable Tech Move from Concept to Real-World Disruptor"

— — Mashable (Nov 21, 2014) : "How technology is changing the way we plan and experience events"

— — Mashable (Nov 1, 2014) : "You'll really hear it here first in music app for unsigned bands"

— — Skift (Oct 29, 2014) : "Understanding the Digital Habits of Business Travelers"

— — Mashable (Oct 14, 2014) : "A Workplace Snack That Feeds Hungry Children"

— — Mashable (Sep 23, 2014) : "7 Apps to Make You More Environmentally Friendly"

— — Mashable (Sep 17, 2014) : "12 Years on, Meetup Still Envisions Powerful Communities"

— — Mashable (Sep 17, 2014) : "Big Data Is Changing the Way We Get Well"

— — Mashable (Aug 25, 2014) : "5 Ways the Workforce Will Change in 5 Years"

— — Mashable (Aug 20, 2014) : "The Modern Classroom: Students, Teachers and Data-Driven Education"

— — Mashable (Aug 5, 2014) : "Aftermarket Add-Ons Will Make Any Car Smarter, for a Price"

— — Skift (Jul 28, 2014) : "Using Smart Ad Tech to Reach the New Silent Traveler"

— — Skift (Jul 17, 2014) : "How Smart Hotels Are Trying to Understand the New Silent Traveler"

— — Skift (Jul 11, 2014) : "The Mobile-First Silent Travelers: Why They Matter"

— — Skift (Jul 10, 2014) : "A New Model to Look at Mobile-First Consumers: The Rise of Silent Travelers"

— — Mashable (Jul 9, 2014) : "5 Ways Big Data Is Changing Real Estate"

— — Skift (Jul 8, 2014) : "The Rise of the Silent Traveler: Reaching Out to the Mobile-First Travel Consumer"

— — Mashable (Jul 7, 2014) : "The Driverless Car Tipping Point Is Coming Soon"

— — Mashable (Jun 17, 2014) : "Next Generation P2P: Measuring Growth in the Peer-to-Peer Industry"

— — Mashable (Jun 14, 2014) : "Startup Gamifies NYC Driving for DOT Pilot Program"

— — Mashable (Jun 12, 2014) : "The Brick-and-Mortar Business Evolution: Storefronts Now Act Like Startups"

— — Mashable (Jun 11, 2014) : "Big Data Is Changing the Game for Recruiters"

— — Mashable (Jun 10, 2014) : "Innovation by Necessity: 3 Non-Tech Businesses and the Technology They Created"

— — Skift (Jun 2, 2014) : "How Hotels Became Hip to Online Reputation Management"

— — Skift (Jun 2, 2014) : "5 Trends In Data-Driven Advertising That Affect Travel Booking"

— — Mashable (May 25, 2014) : "Take a Mobile Scavenger-Hunt Tour, Created by Locals"

— — Skift (May 13, 2014) : "The Next Phase of Online Reputation Management for Travel Brands"

— — Mashable (Apr 19, 2014) : "Turn the Family Car Into a Connected Fleet Vehicle"

— — Skift (Apr 14, 2014) : "Ad Tech Is Driving One-to-One Marketing in Travel Booking"

— — Skift (Apr 9, 2014) : "Ad Tech Is Changing Everything Marketers Know About Travel Booking"

— — Skift (Apr 7, 2014) : "Evolving Strategies in Travel Ad Tech and Bookings"

— — Mashable (Feb 25, 2014) : "U.S. Families Trying to Adopt Are Stuck in Kiev"

— — Mashable (Feb 21, 2014) : "New York Restaurant App Splits the Bill for You"

— — Mashable (Oct 9, 2013) : "Connected Cars: How Long Must We Wait?"

— — Mashable (Sep 5, 2013) : "High-Speed Rail: What's the Hold-Up?"

— — Mashable (Aug 29, 2013) : "8 Ways Tech Will Transform Airport Security"

— —Mashable (Aug 28, 2013) : "This Flying Car Could Soon Be Yours for $279,000"

— —Mashable (Aug 28, 2013) : "The Key Components of a Mobile App Strategy"

— —Mashable (Aug 17, 2013) : "Dash Is Like FuelBand for Your Car"

— — Mashable (Jun 23, 2013) : "Karma Wants To Make Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi a Thing"

— — Mashable (May 20, 2013) : "How to Identify a Wannabe Thought Leader"

— — Mashable (Mar 12, 2013) : "How AR Will Change the Way We Search"

— — Mashable (Feb 25, 2013) : "Exoskeletons: The Augmented Future of the Human Body"

— — Strategist by Contently (Spring 2013) : "How Red Bull Takes Content Marketing to the Extreme"

— — Mashable (Dec 19, 2012) : "How Red Bull Takes Content Marketing to the Extreme"

— — Mashable (Nov 28, 2012) : "10 Mobile Apps to Control Your Laptop"

— — Mashable (Nov 19, 2012) : "10 Mobile Apps to Control Your Laptop"

— — Mashable (Nov 19, 2012) : "10 Mobile Apps to Control Your TV"

— — Mashable (Nov 18, 2012) : "10 Excellent iPad Apps You Should Download Right Now"

— — Mashable (Nov 12, 2012) : "10 Weird Gadgets That Never Took Off"

— — The Boston Globe (May 6, 2012) : "Dry weather curbing need for mosquito control worf"

— — The Boston Globe (Jan 8, 2012) : "Watershed restoration proposed"

— — The Boston Globe (Dec 15, 2011) : "Suburban Occupy sees opportunity to reenergize"

— — The Boston Globe (Dec 11, 2011) : "Nature delays flooding repairs: Beaver, dragonflies complicate project"

— — The Boston Globe (Oct 27, 2011) : "Medfield owners are touched by house’s past, ghostly or not"

— — The Boston Globe (Oct 16, 2011) : "Deer hunt takes aim at Lyme disease"

— — The Boston Globe (Jul 7, 2011) : "Rethinking a hospital site: New ideas raised on how to reuse Medfield State as 80-acre cleanup nears end"

— — The Boston Globe (May 8, 2011) : "Town admits misstep in Plainville wetlands"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Apr 21, 2011) : "Auto Lender Imposed Illegally Required Warranties"

— — The Boston Globe (Apr 7, 2011) : "In a race to get their numbers’ worth: Some towns use Marathon entries to boost local causes"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Apr 6, 2011) : "Three Companies to Refund Consumers For Phone Bill 'Cramming'"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Apr 5, 2011) : "Thought Your Financial Info Was Safe In Restaurants? Think Again"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 31, 2011) : "Do U Owe? States Want Debt Collection Rules to Apply to Texts, Cell Phones"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 29, 2011) : "Beware Shady Mortgage 'Helpers' Claiming Affiliation With Your Bank"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 26, 2011) : "Bret Michaels' Canceled Concert Draws AG's Attention for Refunds"

— — The Boston Globe (Mar 17, 2011) : "Preserving Alcott’s home for future generations"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 8, 2011) : "AT&T Fined $745K for Customer Service Violations"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 8, 2011) : "http://www.dailyfinance.com/2011/03/08/new-warning-issued-about-grandparent-scam/"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 7, 2011) : "Health Discount Scams Targeting Those Seeking Low-Cost Insurance"

— — The Boston Globe (Mar 3, 2011) : "Loving Walden, but not to death: Pond’s popularity creates dilemma"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 3, 2011) : "Scam Calls: 'State Police' Demand Debt Payments"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Mar 2, 2011) : "Five Scams to Avoid When Traveling Abroad"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Feb 24, 2011) : "Don't Get Burned by a Bad Load of Firewood Bought Online"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Feb 23, 2011) : "New Horizon Milk Under Fire Over Synthetic Ingredient"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Feb 23, 2011) : "Student Financial Aid: Six Scams and Myths"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Feb 22, 2011) : "Debt Collectors Warned After Companies Target Military Personnel"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Feb 22, 2011) : "Scam Uses U.S. General's Name for Fake Solicitation on Facebook, Skype"

— — DailyFinance (Consumer Ally: Feb 11, 2011) : "Another Facebook Scam; Now an Inquiry by an Attorney General"

— — The Boston Globe (Aug 4, 2010) : "House cats, be warned: Fishers are back on prowl"

— — The Boston Globe (June 27, 2010) : "Accidents prompt plea for changes"

— — The Boston Globe (June 6, 2010) : "Coyote sightings raise fears in Brookline"

— — The Boston Globe (May 23, 2010) : "Anniversary highlights birthplace of ‘the pill’"

— — The Boston Globe (Oct 11, 2009) : "Walking or rolling, safety rules: State grants allow police to work overtime on enforcing crosswalk, bicycle traffic laws"

— — The Boston Globe (Sep 10, 2009) : "For the children: Local Boys & Girls Clubs ramp up money-raising efforts as funding drops and members request more financial aid"

— — The Boston Globe (Aug 27, 2009) : "Even with bumper crop, mosquitoes are tough targets: Patchwork limits on spraying reflect split on risks, benefits"

— — The Boston Globe (Jun 24, 2009) : "In MFA Wall, Clues to Build On"

— — The Boston Globe (May 31, 2009) : "'Green' jobs lining up on horizon"

— — The Boston Globe (May 3, 2009) : "Oysters survive winter in Charles: Success likely in project to clean river and harbor"

— — The Boston Globe (April 26, 2009) : "When the plant closes:
To keep jobs, some leave Bay State - and family - behind"


— — The Boston Globe (April 12, 2009) : "Putting the brakes on prom bills"

— — The Boston Globe (Jan 11, 2009) : "From street crimes to crime films"

— — The Boston Globe (Oct 26, 2008) : "Oysters should love that dirty water: Mollusks' return may help clean Charles River"

updated: 1 year ago

THE INDIE WRITER'S SURVIVAL GUIDE

THE INDIE WRITER039S SURVIVAL GUIDE
Announcing The Indie Writer's Survival Guide: DOs and DON'Ts of Full-Time Freelancing: Year One. Packed with practical information, this is a go-to resource for the new full-time independent professional writer, penned by a full-time indie with more than a decade of experience in journalism and research.

Links to Online Interviews:
  • ‚ÄčGotham Ghostwriters: The Manhattan-based ghostwriting network talked to me about the book and the work of the independent writer. Read the interview here.
  • Rhymes Against Humanity: A podcast interview with host Adam Brodsky. Listen to it here.
  • The Write Club: An interview with S.E. Sever. Read it here.

updated: 1 year ago