Monthly Archives: December 2009

New Year’s Writing Competition

To get the New Year started off with a bang, Complete Writing Solutions is sponsoring our first-ever New Year’s Writing Competition. There will be three prizes offered to contestants. First Prize: $30.00 and a guest-blog spot featuring your post. Second

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To be, or not to be.

Christmas is past, but we are still on semi-hiatus until the 4th of January. Next week we will be revealing one of the many projects we have planned for the first few months of the new year. For now, a

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Happy Holidays

Regardless of how you term your festivities around this time of the year, Evy and I want to wish you the best. Take the time to enjoy the holidays with your family. Switch off the cell phones, turn off the

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Global communication

Communication is one of the most powerful tools that humanity has at its disposal. It allows the transfer of information, the sharing of knowledge, and builds bridges that span the gaps between social differences, erasing the lines which separate us

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The niches you didn’t even know you had

The easiest way to be a profitable writer in the content world is to have a niche or two (or three, or four, etc.) in which you are qualified to write. This is a commonly-known fact about writing on the

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Knowledge is power

July 18th, 1866. The dawn of the Information Age. For centuries mankind had been reliant upon the physical transportation of information from one place to another, and while innovations such as steam engines and ships had allowed faster and faster

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What is success, and how do I achieve it?

What is success? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, success is any sort of favorable or desired outcome, or the attainment of wealth, favor, and eminence. Success is a tricky beast. Taking a look at a past example I’ve used, let’s

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E-envy

A common theme you will see discussed on this site (and a common theme from my old blog, for those of you who followed from there) is global awareness. That is, understanding how global access to the Internet has changed

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Driving a Porsche…from your eHow earnings.

Everyone likes nice things. Some people enjoy leather furniture. Others crave an expensive kitchen with a professional oven. Some might want a personal wine cellar, while others might want to drive a fancy car, like a Porsche, or an Aston

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