What millennials are looking for in a job (and why you should care)

Millennials. What do you think of when you hear that word? Is it negative? That’s understandable. We are different than past generations. But the stigma behind millennials only accounts for a small percentage of us. Because of this stigma, there’s an unfair bias when applying to jobs. I worked extremely hard to graduate with a […]

Four tips for making your online writing successful

4 components of professional online writing

By Wayne Hahne, writing intern Several aspects go into making a blog successful, from developing the idea to sharing of the final product. Each part of the process must be thoroughly planned out to the letter. However, arguably the most important of a successful blog is the writing. Professional writing is an ability that not […]

Education writing vs business writing: the similarities and differences

By Shannon Farr, staff writer For the past year, I have been working for Jamie’s Notebook, writing various business blogs and newsletters. In contrast, for the past three years, I have been a full-time college student; before that, I was a full-time high school student. As you can imagine, I have had to write numerous […]

3 lessons for young or new writers

By Wayne C. Hahne, Staff Writer at Jamie’s Notebook Pursuing a career in writing for those attending college or those freshly graduated can be difficult. On top of persistence and character, professional writers must have the ability to adapt through any hurdles their ever-changing environment is capable of throwing at them. As a senior at the […]

A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Social Media

A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Social Media

by Claudia Young, Staff Writer at Jamie’s Notebook If you’re breathing, you most likely know what Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are. While there are many different social media sites, these are the three pillars. And if you run a business, you know how important they are. Advertising and branding used to be simple. Run an […]

Introducing the Jamie’s Notebook team

About a year ago, I had a client who would need up to 10 blogs a week and I knew I would need help with that big of a project. Instead of outsourcing to other freelancers, I decided to build a team within Jamie’s Notebook. I researched different ways to accomplish this and realized that […]

4 ways to integrate your company blog into your overall marketing

We’ve all heard that quote by William Davis, “the road to success runs uphill” but in the case of promoting a business of any size, it does not have to be. Yes, it’s hard work, but careful and strategic planning makes the small business marketing process much easier, efficient and affordable. The key to any […]

Jamie’s Notebook joining with NTI Business & Industry for classes (press release)

New courses at NTI Business & Industry to address website, corporate blogging needs NTI partnering with NWA-based writing services company Jamie’s Notebook   SPRINGDALE, Ark.—Two new classes being offered in July at the Northwest Arkansas Technical Institute Business & Industry in Springdale will address a different kind of skill from their usual small business-oriented offerings. […]

Do you have an effective author website?

I was honored recently to guest post over at MoreThanAReview.com, which owned and operated by my friend Donna Feyen. She is also one of my clients as I help her with her newsletters. In this sponsored post, I talked about what makes an effective author website. It used to be that authors could rely entirely […]

How online writing differs from traditional print (and how it’s the same)

I think the first time I knew I wanted to write for a living was sometime around second grade, which for me was in the early to mid-1980s. If you would have told me then that instead of writing for newspapers and other printed materials that I would be writing on something called “the internet,” […]