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REYES: Farm schools benefit regional food systems

In New Jersey, early fall is a time of great bounty with more than 30 varieties of fruits and vegetables in season, ripe for the picking (and eating). This colourful harvest is happening across the country and is celebrated every October as National Farm to School Month, designated by Congress in 2010. For many adults who were out of secondary school before the most recent child nutrition program changes, school...

2 Productivity Tips From 2 Superfast Writers

I am a writer. I write slowly. This is a problem, because I am a writer. About a year ago, I tracked my productivity and learned that I write on average 500 words per hour. Most professional writers produce at least twice that amount.   So in order to make better progress on my books, my natural inclination was to “time manage” my writing. I could make a list of all the things I needed to write. I could...

Announcements for Aug. 31 through Sept. 6

Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP holds an election of the nominating committee following the presentation “Special Education and Parents Rights” during its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Mary Williams Center at the Jefferson City School Center at 233 Fourth St. NW. (434) 220-1493. » Albemarle County Public Schools has an information meeting on the plans to modernise and expand Woodbrook Elementary...

MAP YOUR TRAIL

Recent surveys map the travel preferences of Indians describing them as the most adventurous travellers. Team Viva reports Bus travel is back for weekender trips among smart Indians if the journey involves manageable hours. And when it comes to the Asia-Pacific region, Indians appear to be the most adventurous. These findings are part of two surveys which were released as part of World Tourism Day yesterday. Published...

Join Us – Become A Writer

What Is Pundit Arena? Pundit Arena is one of Europe’s fastest growing sports media websites with over 2.6 million monthly users at present. A massive part of this incessant growth has been down to Pundit Arena’s remote writer base, which accounts for a huge chunk of the above figure. Pundit Arena prides itself on being a platform that not only delivers up-to-date news but also opinion that will challenge...

How To Get Old Content Ranking Better

Do you ever look at a piece of content and feel a sad swell of nostalgia? It did so well back then, when it was first published. Maybe it even hit viral status. But the ravages of time did their dirty work, and before you know it the traffic has dropped off to nothing. The online community has moved on to the next big thing, leaving your content lonely and gathering digital dust. How to Revive Old Content Re-Packaging...

Six Tips For A Small Business To Avoid HIPAA Security Breach Headaches

Last week, I blogged about a recent U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announcement on its push to investigate smaller breaches (those involving fewer than 500 individuals). The week before that, my partner and fellow blogger Michael Kline wrote about OCR’s guidance on responding to cyber security incidents. Today, TechRepublic Staff Writer Alison DeNisco addresses...

Councilmember Herbold to pursue Seattle legacy business preservation

Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) welcomed today’s announcement that Seattle Legacy Business Preservation was recommended by the Commercial Affordability Advisory Committee, and announced that she intends to pursue funding in the City budget to develop a small business preservation program in Seattle. “Independent small businesses often define a neighbourhood,...

Five tips on how to make your children’s story fizz

Writing a story is a strange process. It’s a bit like fitting a jigsaw together. Except that you’ve got to paint each piece as you go along. And, as you’re building it, you find out that some of the pieces are from a different puzzle. Then when you finish you notice that half of it is missing and the rest of it doesn’t make any sense so you need to start all over again. But, like a jigsaw, the feeling...

5 Tips To Write SEO Friendly Content That Ranks Well In Google Searching

If you’re in the business of content marketing, then one the main goals is to use content to draw more visitors to your site. Now, social media is obviously a good way to do this, particularly if you’re starting out. What you should always be thinking about as well, however, is Search Engine Optimization. For, if you can make certain that your page ranks well in some of the keywords that are important to...