networking

How To Balance Freelance & Fun In The Summertime

By |July 23rd, 2013|

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, it seems like the summer is just flying by. A month has passed since the longest day of the year and the heat doesn’t look like it will ease up anytime soon. It’s been easy to forget the grind and […]

What's In My Bag?

By |April 10th, 2013|

I have a confession to make. I like fashion.

That’s it. Nothing shocking, I know. Well, it may be shocking to those who’ve met me and wouldn’t think to call me fashion forward or trendsetting.

And they wouldn’t be wrong. What I like about fashion is how […]

Pinterest: You're Not Doing It Wrong!

By |April 23rd, 2012|

If you’ve only led a cursory existence in social media circles lately, you’ve still probably heard about the newest kid on the block, Pinterest. And it’s no wonder. The meteoric rise of Pinterest in the first quarter of 2012 is enough to make any startup-wannabe […]

Open Forum: Do You Keep Two Twitter Accounts?

By |April 8th, 2012|

I know some freelancers who prefer to separate business from personal at all times. They never discuss non-work related information on their blogs. They wouldn’t think of using their personal Gmail account to contact potential clients. And they make sure that their social networking accounts […]

Look Ma! I'm Famous: Guest Post for Twago Magazine

By |February 27th, 2012|

Once again, I’ve ventured outside of my comfort zone here on Incandescere to pen a guest blog post. “Make Procrastination Work For You” is today’s guest post on twago magazine.

twago is an online resource for freelancers of all shapes and sizes. As one of Europe’s […]

In the World of … Summertime Edition

By |June 30th, 2011|

Today marks the last day of June, but in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re only into the first full week of summer. And I don’t know about you, but it’s already been a roller coaster ride. Whether it’s technology, education, social media or the arts, it looks like […]

Why Twitter?

By |January 22nd, 2011|

“Why Twitter?” I’ve had that question put to me so many times in the last six months, I was starting to think it was 2009 all over again. I don’t mean to snark, ladies and gents. It’s not really my style, but it does seem […]

Lessons in Long-Term Networking

By |December 7th, 2010|

I used to be easily frustrated by the prospect of networking. It always seemed like a horribly insincere way to convince people to give you money or a job. The images of preening sycophants declaring their false devotion to your every need filled my mind […]