Writing about what you know

Published May 14, 2014 by Syllable

That’s the advice that’s always given to aspiring writers, right? So last November I wrote three articles about the thing I’ve come to know a lot about: debt. How I got into it, trying to deal with it, and 10 ways to embrace being poor (and fabulous).

My sequestration was signed off by the court on 27 March. The next day I shaved all my hair of at a client’s Shavathon drive, and the day after that I was in an accident in which my car was completely written off. I get through days by repeating my mantra: What doesn’t kill me, makes me stranger 😉

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Why your company needs to be on Google+

Published November 6, 2013 by Syllable

The step-child of social media: Google Plus. You’ve probably heard the joke by now that the only people who use Google+ (particularly in South Africa), are employed by Google. Apparently this is a huge misconception – according to our source at Google there are 2,2 million active* Google+ users in South Africa alone. But there are benefits to using this platform. Read more on the That’s It blog.

Keen on a Corporate Sponsorship? Here Are Some Free Tips!

Published July 3, 2013 by Syllable

Social media community managers will all be able to relate to the somewhat illiterate request for sponsorships they receive on Facebook. Out of frustration I wrote a blog post with some pointers for those who would like their requests to be taken seriously. Read it on the That’s It blog here.

Very Pinteresting

Published May 22, 2013 by Syllable

Pinterest is making life easier, by connecting with popular sites to provide you all the information you want when clicking on a pin, whether it is a couch you’d love to own, the recipe of that amazing three-tier chocolate cake, or a synopsis of a movie with a kick-ass cast. Read more about their latest effort to creating more useful pins.