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  • Chelsea B. Kendrick
    Published 3 years ago
    What It's Like to Be: Influencer Marketer Taylor Mobley

    What It's Like to Be: Influencer Marketer Taylor Mobley

    Taylor Mobley is just like you—but she lives under the microscope of 27,000 passionate Instagram followers. Taylor, the sole head and curator of Blonde and Ambitious, is a blogger and influencer marketer. Her job is to sell you on her Insta-perfect lifestyle, while also maintaining a sense of realness and authenticity.
  • Natasha Sydor
    Published 3 years ago
    Are Social Media Influencers the New Actors?

    Are Social Media Influencers the New Actors?

    Once upon a time, movie stars used to rule Hollywood. When a film needed promotion, they'd appear in newspaper articles, magazine spreads, talk shows, etc. Although not much was really known about their personal lives (thanks to a team of crafty publicists), their fans still went to see each new film. Tom Cruise, Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Sandra Bullock—the list goes on and on.
  • Ben W
    Published 3 years ago
    Managing Your IT Services Effectively

    Managing Your IT Services Effectively

    IT Services is an extremely important part of any online business or company. While the average customer is not aware of this fact, it takes a lot of money, effort, and manpower in order to devise an IT service that is effective and responsive to a variety of queries, questions, and trouble shooting. If you’re choosing to run an online website for a company, you need to make sure that you’re willing to invest in top-level talent that you’re going to pay well. The systems you’re using should be up to date as well and you should make sure that your website will never be forced to go down or suffer from a lack of servers. Without effective IT services, your website and your business won’t be as successful or profitable as you would like it to be.
  • Maruf Hossain
    Published 3 years ago
    Standardized Testing

    Standardized Testing

    "I Just Sued The School System" in many ways has emphasized the overall core issue in the U.S. Education System. The one size fits all, cookie cutter issue. It has also explained a major issue within standardized testing.
  • Casey Parker
    Published 3 years ago
    Success Comes to Those Not Seeking Success

    Success Comes to Those Not Seeking Success

    "Luck Favors the Brave" In early 2003, I read an article titled "Be Lucky — it’s an easy skill to learn" Richard Wiseman, a psychologist at the University of Hertfordshire. The title, I disagree with. The concept, however, is solid. The success rate of a person who tries stuff is clearly better than one who does not.
  • Matt Cates
    Published 4 years ago
    "How Did You Want to Spend Your Life?": Fight Club Philosophy Meets Overseas English Teaching

    "How Did You Want to Spend Your Life?": Fight Club Philosophy Meets Overseas English Teaching

    "I don't want to change your life," I wrote to her via Facebook Messenger. And that was true...because what I wanted was for her to change her own life. My role was only to act as catalyst...
  • Journal Staff
    Published 4 years ago
    What It's Like To Be A: Beauty Broker

    What It's Like To Be A: Beauty Broker

    Melinda Farina has a nose for beauty, and incidentally, she knows what makes a beautiful nose better than most. Known as The Beauty Broker in her industry – the Industry – she works as liaison between those wanting to make a physical change, and the change-makers themselves. In this way, Farina does good for both parties – she keeps a meticulously curated list of the best cosmetic surgeons, and sends clients their way by virtue only of the specific procedures they're most skilled at.
  • Rick Schwartz
    Published 4 years ago
    What It's Like To Be: An Art Adviser

    What It's Like To Be: An Art Adviser

    Joyce Varvatos knows a lot about art. She's studied it endlessly, and been around artists, galleries and fairs for much of her adult life. Based in New York and married to famed menswear designer John Varvatos, Joyce has been at the epicenter of the art scene for many years. But that doesn't mean being a top art adviser is easy, even for her.
  • Rick Schwartz
    Published 4 years ago
    What It's Like To Be: An Independent Artist

    What It's Like To Be: An Independent Artist

    Elizabeth Sutton isn't your typical artist. Whip smart, with a degree in business, the beautiful mother of two started creating art just over a year ago. Working out of a studio in Long Island City, Sutton has made a name for herself in New York with her colorful collection of butterflies, bold geometric shapes and original take on pop icons photography.
  • Journal Staff
    Published 4 years ago
    What It’s Like To Be: An Escort

    What It’s Like To Be: An Escort

    It’s Nadia’s first time in New York. In fact, it’s her first time outside of her small town in Russia. After this, she heads to Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, then back home. A month long journey to some of America’s best cities – a dream for anyone, let alone a 21 year old from a small town in Eastern Europe.
  • Matt Cates
    Published 4 years ago
    Work, Kids, College, Rotate

    Work, Kids, College, Rotate

    Hard to type an essay on Gothic literaturebouncing a baby on your knee. But with each bound of the red-headed binky sucker, I reminded myself: “This is what you wanted, man.”