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Archive | July 2, 2009

Paperclipping Newsbreak #7 is available!

Episode #7 of Paperclipping Newsbreak with Noell Hyman and I discussing the scrapbook news of the past week–along with forecasts for CHA–is now available for listening or download on the Paperclipping website or through the links below. Don’t miss it!

(Show notes for the episode are available on the Paperclipping website at the link above.)

The audio recording for the show got cut off slightly prematurely, but to hear (and see) the whole show, visit the Paperclipping website and view the video embed of the show’s recording.

Download Episode 7 of Paperclipping Newsbreak (Right click and select “save as…”, then you can listen on your computer)

Subscribe to the Paperclipping Newsbreak feed (via iTunes or a feedreader)

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Scrapbook Update Editor Joins WebWorkerDaily

The concept (or rather the reality) of web work is what makes it possible for Scrapbook Update to exist. The site is created and run from my home office, using the power of the internet to do research, communicate with sources and deliver my work.  Thanks to the power of the internet, I am able to do a job I love and maintain a full-time workload while still being flexible in my schedule.

In the past week, that job has gotten somewhat bigger. I am happy to announce that I have accepted a position as a contributing writer on the GigaOM Network website WebWorkerDaily. My first article, Must-Have iPhone Apps for Surviving Air Travel, was published July 1st on the the site (and also syndicated to Salon.com). In the future, my work will probably appear a few times a week on WWD.

Scrapbook Update will continue as usual. WebWorkerDaily is simply an addition to my work schedule.

Many others in the scrapbook industry are able, like me, to work at home thanks to the power of the internet.  Much of the design, marketing and public relations in this industry is done by freelancers or telecommuters working from home offices. I was an avid fan of WebWorkerDaily for the invaluable information they provided to me as a web worker long before I joined them as a contributor. I encourage you to try visiting the site if you are a home office worker in the scrapbook industry too.

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