Applications open for GiveCamp NWA 2019 (Press release)

This is a press release I wrote for GiveCamp NWA, which I’m on the board for. Applications open for GiveCamp NWA 2019 Event provides free tech solutions for local nonprofits NORTHWEST ARKANSAS—Local nonprofits can now apply for free tech solutions from GiveCamp NWA, a Northwest Arkansas organization that serves fellow nonprofits. Applications for GiveCamp NWA […]

GiveCampNWA opening applications for 2018 event (Press Release)

GiveCampNWA accepting applications for 2018 event Nonprofits that serve NWA can apply for free tech solutions   NORTHWEST ARKANSAS—Nonprofits that serve Northwest Arkansas have the opportunity to receive free technology solutions through GiveCampNWA 2018, which is scheduled for October 19-21. GiveCamp is a weekend-long event where technology and creative professionals including designers, developers, database administrators, […]

Simplifying the Art of Business Blogging available as an online course

I’ve been teaching about various online writing skills for at least six years and for the first time, one of my courses about online writing will be available … you guessed it … online. Simplifying the Art of Business Blogging is now available on my online writing school at I designed Simplifying the Art […]

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. […]

Press release: Jump start your business blog with this free webinar

For Immediate Release June 6, 2017 Free webinar to help jump start your business blog Understand the “why” of business blogging, how to get started   Companies and non-profit organizations that might be on the fence about whether or not to start a blog can get their answers during an upcoming free webinar called Why […]

Full-day class to feature various forms of online writing for small business

For more information   Alison Taylor-Brown Founder/Director, The Village Writing School 479.292.3665   Jamie Smith Owner, Jamie’s Notebook 479.531.1685       For Immediate Release May 23, 2017   Online platform writing focus of full-day course June 10 Village Writing School class geared to authors, small business and nonprofits ROGERS, ARK.— […]

Writing for the Internet-new series with The Village Writing School (press release)

Village Writing School offers online writing series School’s new Center for Nonprofits location will host the three-class series ROGERS, ARK.— The Village Writing School will host a three-part series educating writers about the art of writing for online audiences. The three classes will be taught by local blog and website copywriter Jamie Smith, owner of […]

Press release: Kyya doubling artisan chocolate manufacturing capacity

Did you know that soon there will literally be tons more chocolate in the four-state region? I’m a chocolate lover so I think this is a good thing. This is all happening because Kyya Chocolate, Arkansas’ first bean-to-bar chocolate maker, just doubled its manufacturing capacity with the purchase of additional space and machinery. This expansion […]

WordCamp Fayetteville 2016 Press release

I’ve been involved with WordCamp Fayetteville since it began seven years ago. Here’s a quick summary followed by a link to the PDF.   Quick look: WordCamp Fayetteville will be July 22-24 at the University of Arkansas. The July 23 workshop is designed to help people at all levels of knowledge develop websites — at […]