Alisia Compton, Analytics, Consulting, Freelance Writing Advice, Strategy, Writing Tips

Get A Job Writing For A Marketing Company

Everyone has to start somewhere, so if you’re writing for content companies you’re not doing yourself a disservice. I’ve made thousands of dollars writing for content companies. ContentWriters.com once paid me more than $400 to write a single blog post. They didn’t even publish it. Had they published it, they would have paid me an …

Alisia Compton, Consulting, Freelance Writing Advice, Strategy, Writing Tips

The Jobs That Actually Pay Writers A Livable Income

I learned a lot this year, and I want to share it with you would-be writers. If you’re dreaming of working at home, maybe you have kids like I do, this is probably among the best opportunities out there. You only need a desire to write stuff – if you’re someone who enjoys it, and …

Current events, News, Politics, Strategy

Fake News is an Epidemic. You’re the Cure.

(I wrote this article for my English class, but in light of the terrorfying Pizzagate shooting, I wanted to share it here. Fake news is dangerous, but together we can stop its widespread dissemination. Keep reading to learn why fake news is spread, and what you can do to stop it.) I to consider myself a …

DIY, Dog Food, Dogs, Feeding, Pet Care, Products

4 DIY Dog Feeder Projects

Do you want a stylish dog feeder that matches your established décor? I scoured the Internet to find the best instructions for building fancy dog feeders. The following are truly unique and lovely, but affordable DIY dog bowl projects. They outshine the traditional dog bowl, but that’s not reflected in the cost of material and …

Cats, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, vet care

What To Do When Your Kitten is Fainting or Falling (Video)

It’s scary when a pet is ill. Your kitten is precious to you, and fainting and falling is a serious condition. It can indicate something is wrong with her inner ear or nervous system. If your kitten is fainting and/or falling, you need to call your veterinarian. Only a vet can diagnose what’s wrong, and …

Hamsters, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Small animals

The Lifespan of Hamsters

Hamsters make great pets, but they have short lifespans. Their life span is dependent on breed, but it’s rare that any hamster survives beyond three years. You should keep this short lifespan in mind if you’re considering a hamster for a family pet. Mourning a hamster can be tough on kids, but they do make …

Dogs, Grooming, Pet Care, Product Reviews, Products, Skin infections, Westies

How to Bathe Your West Highland White Terrier (Westie)

You’d think with such perfect white coats, westies would require frequent bathing, but they don’t. In fact, it can be harmful to bath a westie too much. They’re prone to sensitive skin, and over-bathing can cause irritations. In general, you should only bathe your westie three to four times a year. If you prefer a …

DIY, Dogs, Pet Care, Pet housing, Products

A DIY Dog House Makes the Perfect Christmas Gift for Your Pampered Pooch

Thinking about what to get your dog for Christmas? Instead of shelling out the big bucks for a plastic shelter, why not build her a dog house? This cute dog house is easy to build and requires only a small monetary investment. *FYI: The Humane Society recommends that you place dog houses in a fenced …

Alabama, Dog, Dog Food, Dogs, Feeding, Pet Health, Products

Does Your Dog Roll in her Food?

Does your dog roll in her food? Mine does. Alabama purposefully spills the food from her dish, then rolls in it. Although funny, this behavior is pretty messy and dirties up her coat. I didn’t want her eating kibble that had fur stuck to it, so I did what any rational dog owner does, I …

animal cruelty, Dogs, Golden retriever, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Socialization

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks?

Emma adopted seven-year-old Shelby from a local pet shelter. “I went there looking for a puppy,” Emma said. “But, I fell in love with Shelby instead.” Shelby, a golden retriever, was slightly underweight and shelter volunteers worried that one of her owners maybe abused her. Despite her reluctance toward strangers, Shelby took to Emma immediately. …