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Email Etiquette: 27 Rules to Make a Perfect Impression on Anyone
Learn proper email etiquette for business with rules and examples that will help you communicate better, maintain professionalism, and prevent costly mistakes.

20 Less Annoying Synonyms and Alternatives to “Please Find Attached”
Tired of using the phrase ‘please find attached’? Avoid sounding stuffy and overly formal — use these alternatives instead.


Inflation Is Causing Gen X to Cut Back — but Not on Saving for
Generation X is boosting its savings and prospects for a comfortable retirement after years of lagging other generations.

Podcast Monetization Tools

Increase your podcast income with these tools, curated by


8 Tips for Growing Your Podcast With
Instagram might be a visually-driven platform, but don’t discredit its uses for podcasters.

20 Effective Social Media Tips for Podcast
If you’re a podcast host looking for ways to grow your podcast via social media, this post is for you. We’ve got 20 tips to set you up for success!

The Web’s Favorite Online Graphic Design Tool

Stencil is a fantastically easy-to-use online graphic design tool and image editor built for business owners, social media marketers, and podcasters.


8 Common Problems Beginner Podcasters Face and How to Tackle
Podcasting is a journey with many hurdles. The tips will make it easier.

Five insights to help grow your subscription — Apple Podcasts for
Discover helpful ways to convert listeners to subscribers.

The data to help you grow your
Spotify podcast listening data and trends, plus insights to help creators grow their show — from completion rates to most popular genres.

Podcasting Tools

Find every tool you need to support your podcasting needs, all on one page.


Best microphone 2022: Superior audio for music recording, podcasts and vlogs
How to choose the best microphone for you

How To Soundscape And Sound Design For Any Podcast (branded Or Otherwise)
Though often an afterthought, soundscaping and sound design can make or break your relationship with podcast listeners. In this piece, Emma Spellacy (Acast creative designer for the Americas) shares four things creators and brands alike should keep in mind as they look to enhance their storytelling through sound.

Podcast Audio Tools

Recording your podcast can be daunting WITHOUT the proper tools.


The Test of
Are the classic movies of our childhood really as great as we remember them? Hosts Alan Noah and James Brief take a fresh look at our favorite films to see if they have stood The Test of Time.

Huntington Tri-State Time Machine — Toys of The Triple H: Hill’s, Heck’s & Hart’

W.G. and special guest Allison Enslow Neal remember what made each store unique. Did Barbie have a secret crush on G.I. Joe? Are American Girl Dolls weird or wonderful? How does layaway work exactly?


How do I grow my business faster? What’s the secret to success? How can design a business that serves me, not the other way around? Your host, Steph Taylor, asked all of these questions right before she built a million-dollar online business from the ground up in just a few short years.

Empowering Entrepreneurs The Harper+ Way — Michael Flinner and Jack Tucker from Seamless

We welcome Michael Flinner and Jack Tucker, co-owners of Seamless Logistics. The lightbulb of a business idea happens anywhere, so pay attention and act on it.

I read Reddit stories with emotion and with funny voices. My most popular subreddits are r/Prorevenge, r/Entitledparents, and r/Choosingbeggars

Looking Forward Our Way — Women In The Military — Veterans and Military Family

During this Veterans and Military Family Month, we focus on the challenges for women in the military, and as they gain veterans status.

The Problem With Jon

The issues we tackle on The Problem With Jon Stewart are Too Big for TV™ — so they spill over into the brilliantly titled The Problem With Jon Stewart podcast. Jon is joined by the staff and expert guests for nuanced discussions, updates on action items, and airing of grievances from writers over jokes that didn’t make the show.

Spirit of EQ — Spiritual and Emotional

This episode is a continuing conversation from an earlier episode and was spurred on by a comment made by a Spirit of EQ client.

Dollar Saving Divas & More — That Cost That Much Now?

From bananas to Levi’s, from eggs to TV’s, prices aren’t what they used to be when we look back in the 1980's.

Business Inspires — CityScene

Since starting its flagship publication, CityScene Magazine, in 1999, CityScene Media Group has been dedicated to producing high-quality publications with compelling content.

Please Review My Podcast

Why should you ask for a rating and review for your podcast? Because they are valuable in so many ways…



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