9 Ways to Grow Your Social Media Following (Guest Post)

By Terence Murray, journalist and editor

Social networks have become an integral part of our lives. They entertain us, inform us, keep us in touch with our friends and family, and can even help us find new business opportunities.

With so many users, social media is a powerful platform for reaching your blog or business goals — but first, you need to develop a loyal fan base.

Here’s how.

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5 Must-Have Tools for Your First Apartment (Guest Post)

By Alyssa Winters, blogger and writer

When you move into your first apartment, you’re suddenly on your own. There are so many things you must take care of by yourself. With all these new responsibilities and chores, you may be wondering: how can I make them easier?

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The College Girl’s Ultimate (Last-Minute!) Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again! Christmas, Hanukkah, and all those other December holidays are here, and that means gifts galore! If you’re looking for the perfect present for all of your loved ones—from roommates to long-time boyfriends—that you can get NOW (before it’s too late), you’re in the right place.

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Book Review: “From Receptionist To Boss” by Nicole Smartt

“The chapters in this book are a blueprint of how I went from receptionist to business owner in less than seven years and how you can too. Read it. Own it. Take action.”
Nicole Smartt, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work

With cute, quirky headings and a blog-esque writing style, it’s no wonder this memoir-slash-career prep book became an Amazon bestseller. It’s a quick read (it only took me about an hour to get through the whole thing), but it’s full of information and an inspirational story. It’s kind of like reading all of the pins on your Career-Prep Pinterest board all at once—it’s full of real-life advice, and Nicole’s story is total motivation to get out there and start working on your career ASAP!

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How to Bounce Back When You’re on the Verge of Burnout—Balancing School, Work, & Relationships

If you’re feeling mentally (and physically) exhausted, your stress and anxiety levels are through the roof, and you feel like you have nowhere to turn, you’re probably on the verge of burnout—and before you completely lose your passion, it’s time to take a step back and figure out what you can do to balance everything you have going on. Continue reading “How to Bounce Back When You’re on the Verge of Burnout—Balancing School, Work, & Relationships”

20 Relaxing, Acoustic Songs for Autumn

20 Relaxing Songs for Autumn | Michelle Adams Blog autumn fall playlist music season halloween september october november spotifyThe leaves are changing colors and the clothes are getting a lot cuter—it must be Autumn! If you’re looking to get in the mood for the season, you just want a relaxing study playlist to jam to, or you’re in the mood for acoustic songs, check out my playlist of songs for Fall!

Many of these are covers, but I love the unique sound of them!

1. Free Fallin’ (Live at the Nokia Theater) by John Mayer

2. Cool Kids / Rip Tide by Less Is More, The Queen & King

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