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Repeating history: yellow journalism and fake news

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The time in which I studied journalism feels like ages ago. At this point, my career has been so wholly consumed by the production of written and visual content across a variety of media that the principles underlying that creation are simply innate. In realizing that, as a content creator, I make a ton of assumptions daily about what our …

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Holiday DIY product photos for small business makers

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The holidays present huge opportunities for small businesses to show of their wares and boost sales. However, it’s perfectly reasonable that not all makers have a photography budget that allows for seasonal photography of the product. Worry not! I have a few quick tips for capturing DIY product photos that will inspire orders without breaking the bank. While I do …

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Ideas that launch a thousand blog posts

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Aaron and I have the conversation often. A: “We need to write something for the blog. Have any good ideas?” Within minutes, I’ve typically rattled off about two dozen writing prompts and he’s overwhelmed with options. Then proceeds: A: “Well where do I even start? How do you do that? This is so easy for you.” The truth – it’s …

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New ReachMobi Promo Video Launches

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On the day of hearts and love and flower and glitter, there’s nothing much better than just doing what we love. So, we launched one of our favorite latest projects for ReachMobi: a brand spanking new promo video! Check it out: The ReachMobi crew needed a new long-format clip to feature on video screens around the office, at trade shows …

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Kansas City Classics: Watermelon Habanero Margarita Recipe

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Around here, the start of September brings with it cooler weather, warmer fire pits and friendly gatherings that usually involve a cocktail or two. We’ve found the perfect balance of refreshing flavor with a bite of pepper to really heat things up in the latest Watermelon Habanero Shrub from Kansas City Canning Co. Naturally, we had to put it to …

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Take Your Clean Dog To-Go

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Not much beats finding exactly what you need at exactly the moment you need it. Such is the case in how I discovered Bubbles Mobile Dog Wash — and my life will never be the same. Ogilvy, my Great Dane, is a big fan of wandering the Shawnee Mission Park off-leash area. And by “wandering,” I mean that all 135 …

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KC Local Week: Wear Your City on Your Sleeve

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One day of celebrating our local businesses simply isn’t enough. Thankfully, for KC Local Week, we have 7. Like any school spirit week should have taught you, what you wear can be an exciting way to show your pride. And while we aren’t quite ready for a KC Pajama Day, the crew at Prettyography came up with a few tips …

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KC Local Week: Frankly Basic

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KC Local Week is raging on with T-shirt Tuesday — but as any fashionista will tell you, those basics need some balance. When I need a fresh look in KC, I turned to my absolute favorite local boutique: Leawood’s Frankly Basic. For three years running, I’ve loved visiting Frankly Basic. Not only is the team absolutely amazing and a joy …

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KC Local Week: 5 Coffee Shops Off the Beaten Path

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KC Local Week has arrived and in true Monday fashion, we’ve got the coffee line up you need to get it going on the right foot. In the true spirit of local week, we took a step off the beaten path to discover 5 Kansas City coffee shops that are a must-try whether you catch them this week or save …