5 Steps to a Social Media Strategy

By Claudia Young, Writing Intern   If you feel constantly overwhelmed keeping up with your company’s social media or don’t even know where to start, you’re not alone. Having a specific plan in mind to reach your goals is hard. What exactly is going to bring your business, and what social media is going to […]

3 lessons from scouting that should be applied to business

By Wayne C. Hahne, Writing Intern Effective leadership is known to be the source of success in society, but a question rarely asked is, what does it take to be an effective leader? The answer to that is different depending on whom you ask, but from the experience of an Eagle Scout, my personal answer […]

Does the millennial generation have leaders among them? (Yes!)

By Shannon Farr, Writing Intern There have been many things said about millennials. They are often categorized as entitled, narcissistic, pushy, etc. I may not consider myself a typical millennial, but technically I am one. Born in 1996, I am at the heart of Generation Y, aka the Millennials. And while we may be entitled […]

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 […]