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What to Expect When You or Your Child Work as a Movie or TV Extra

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Working as an extra — or background artist — on a movie or television show is fun. It’s a great way for retirees, students, homemakers, and kids to earn some money — or for aspiring actors and actresses of any … Continue reading

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Can AI Improve Targeting for PR Pros and Marketers? Yes!

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A friend of mine, Miranda Tan, is launching what she calls the world’s first marketing product that maximizes reach by intelligently analyzing & understanding which journalists and influencers best fit your campaign. The product, Robin8, is a smart content platform … Continue reading

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Jail Time for Social Media Posts? It DOES Happen!

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One of the most common fallacies surrounding the Internet and social media is that “anything goes” in the online world. People — especially kids and teenagers — tend to think that the rules of civil society don’t apply online. Because … Continue reading

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How to Stop Your Kids from Making In-App Purchases

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A few weeks ago, a British 7-year-old nearly drained his parent’s bank account by memorizing his dad’s iPad and Apple ID passwords, and then buying over £4000 (about $5,900) in Dino Bucks used for upgrades in the iTunes game Jurassic … Continue reading

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How to Spot Toxic Employees Before They Ruin Your Business

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Recently an entrepreneur I’ve been mentoring asked me to have dinner with him instead of meeting in the office for our regular monthly update. And instead of the usual outgoing, gregarious CEO I’ve come to enjoy very much over the … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance? Or Work-Life Integration?

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Michael O’Hara, COO of Leadnomics, published a blog post titled “Stop using work-life balance and start using work-life integration.”   In it, O’Hara says that your professional life and your personal life will inevitably collide. So, he says, stop trying to … Continue reading

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Dinesh D’Souza’s Lesson on the First Amendment & Hate Speech

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Let me begin by saying that my political opinions couldn’t possibly be farther from Dinesh D’Souza’s unless he suddenly abandoned the Republican Party in favor of the Nazis.  Not that I’m accusing the arch-conservative of being a Nazi. He’s not. … Continue reading

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What Do We Do About Workplace Liars?

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At the “pitch day” event held by a local start-up accelerator, I  ran into someone I used to work with. We were never friends, but I held no grudge towards her. During her pitch, she made several statements that I … Continue reading

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What To Do If You Are The Victim Of Revenge Porn

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By Jonathan Bailey, Plagiarism Today Revenge and non-consensual pornography is a growing problem online. Leaked private photos, either through acts of malice or simple accidents means that more and more people, mostly women, are finding their personal photos on the … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Phone Scams & Report Scammers

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I don’t often publish content from other writers. But this article on the 8 most common phone scams targeting American families is too good not to share. Some of them — like the “free” vacation scam — target low-income families … Continue reading

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