I spent yesterday in the company of several hundred delightful Jewish ladies who love to write. It was the first time I went to the annual Jerusalem Writer’s Seminar for women just for fun (I was there twice before as a speaker). And what fun it was. Organizers Tamar Ansh and Esther Heller are already pros […]
Writing for Parnasa
There’s been a lot of discussion on the web lately about writing for free. Even top-tier successful publications now sometimes expect professional writers to provide their content for free. A writer submitting to Jewish Publications faces this issue just as much as anyone else. I invited Rebecca Klempner, an accomplished writer who’s by-line I seem […]
A magical true story that will leave you awed at the power of blogging. How one unknown blogger went from zero to overtaking CNN in 698 words.
Looking for a job? Seeking new clients? Here’s a tip that’s a little out-of-the-box, but it really works. Next time you see a woman you know who’s expecting a baby, see a potential career opportunity. Go over to her and ask if she has someone to replace her in her job or business during her […]
Can you make a good living from blogging? Last week I shared the inside scoop on How Much Money I Make from Blogging. This week, I’m showing a different perspective. Please welcome Mara Strom, the blogger behind Kosher on a Budget. Over the past 2.5 years, Mara has built up one of the most popular […]
Are you running a web business on a budget? Are you struggling to get Exposure? Traffic? Customers? Sales? It sounds like you are stuck in the old small-business Catch 22 – without advertising you can’t grow but if you don’t grow, you can’t afford advertising. Yet consider the words of Robert Stephens, founder of GeekSquad: […]
The Jewish people have long been called the People of the Book. Apparently that was referring to the Book of Books, but nowadays it also brings to mind the burgeoning Jewish publishing industry. Mainstream publishers are in major crisis, due to the impact of emerging technologies on our reading habits. Yet in the Jewish world, the print […]