Melissa Alam

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Review: Choosing the Right Platform for Your Blogging Needs

Posted in Reviews on November 27th, 2013 by

More and more blogs are being created each day from individuals hoping to start a new hobby, create a new business, or share their opinion on fashion, politics, pop culture, etc. The list goes on and on as to why people want to start blogging, but one thing remains the same – choosing the right…

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3 Tips Before You Advertise on Facebook

Posted in Facebook, How To, Social Media Advertising on September 2nd, 2013 by

Facebook advertising needs to become your new best friend. Whether you’re a larger corporation or an entrepreneur trying to get your business up and going, Facebook advertising allows you to reach your target audience and helps you build up a fan base relevant to your product or service. Below are three tips before you start…

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How To Go Viral With Your Company

Posted in How To on May 24th, 2013 by
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Earlier this year, a commercial promoting a monthly razor company called “Dollar Shave Club” went extremely viral. Before I begin my social preaching, sit back and watch the commercial below: Now, tell me you didn’t chuckle here and there from this video! Starring Dollar Shave Club’s founder and CEO himself, Michael Dubin, this video hit…

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Three Resources to Help You Develop Your Creativity

Posted in Reviews on April 1st, 2013 by
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So you want to get creative with your blog, get better at the Adobe Creative Suite, or maybe even start branding your business a little better? And what about that old website of yours that you’ve been putting on the back-burner to update? As entrepreneurs, bloggers or small business owners, a lot of the overall marketing needs…

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3 Chrome Extensions to Increase Your Browsing Experience

Posted in Reviews on March 1st, 2013 by

For those of you not reading this article on Google Chrome right now, please pause your normal routine and download this browser ASAP! Known for its high speed performance, extremely intuitive and efficient browsing and its easy-to-use approach, Google Chrome is a win when it comes to your internet experience. However, to increase your time searching…

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Top WordPress Plugins for Beginners

Posted in How To on January 29th, 2013 by

If you have a website or blog on WordPress, you’ll notice a section in your dashboard that says “Plugins.” This section is crucial for your website, as plugins can add extra capabilities and features to your site. If you have a self-hosted WordPress (i.e. on, not a free site on, then you have…

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3 Tips Before You Go Freelance

Posted in How To on December 28th, 2012 by

Adding freelancing work to one’s resume is becoming more and more common these days, but for some, becoming self-employed is a risk not worth taking in this economy. For those of you that do decide to use your skills and talents to start your own business, there are a few things you need to make…

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How to Be Your Own PR Agent (And Build a Reputation For Your Blog)

Posted in How To on November 30th, 2012 by

We all want to be successful, whether as established companies or freelance bloggers. The online competition is tough, but there a few common tricks out there that you can utilize to stay ahead of the trend. Just act like your own PR agent and watch the reputation of you and your blog grow! Here are…

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Oh, You Fancy!

Posted in Reviews on October 24th, 2012 by
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Sayonara, Pinterest! Hello, The Fancy. Described as “part store, part blog, part magazine and part bookmarking tool,” The Fancy claims to be “a place to share and discover great stuff, to curate a collection of things that define your style, to create a museum of Me.” How could you not fall in love with an…

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Top 3 Free Project Management Platforms

Posted in Reviews on September 26th, 2012 by

For freelancers like myself, or even students and professionals bogged down by a million different group projects, extracurricular tasks and/or client responsibilities, sometimes we need a little help with organization. The sticky note on a desktop or wall can only do so much, so why not try investing in a project management application? Not only…

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