Articles by: Susan Melony
I am a professional blogger, writer, and researcher.

The 4 Big Things You Need to Know Before Working with Contractors

The 4 Big Things You Need to Know Before Working with Contractors

Whether you’re working in a physical space or online, the boom of contract work is a win-win for employers and contractors alike. It’s no secret why hiring contractors has become so popular, especially when you consider the benefits such as… Being able to bring on and release talent on as […]

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6 Business Ideas for Full Time Travelers

6 Business Ideas for Full Time Travelers

Picture yourself traveling the countryside in an RV, waking up to different breath-taking views, and basking in the glory that is the traveler’s life. Think that can’t be you? Think again. In a world made infinitely smaller by the internet, including access to unlimited knowledge, there has never been a […]

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How Technology Affects the Cost of Hiring a Private Investigator

How Technology Affects the Cost of Hiring a Private Investigator

When you think of a private investigator, you might think of someone in disguise, peering through binoculars hiding out in a car. Yet, the evolution of technology has transformed the way investigative work is being executed. Today’s private investigators are specialized, licensed and trained in high-tech surveillance methods to ensure […]

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Making Work-Life Balance a Reality: 5 Strategies for Stressed Out Professionals

Making Work-Life Balance a Reality: 5 Strategies for Stressed Out Professionals

Whether you feel like you’re losing hours of your life to the office or are simply working too hard, work-life balance is seemingly impossible to come by if you’re in a stressful profession. From lawyers and surgeons to teachers and small business owners, there’s no denying the potential dangers of […]

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3 Compelling Reasons to Start a Cybersecurity Business

3 Compelling Reasons to Start a Cybersecurity Business

Now is the time when more people need to start taking cybersecurity seriously. In worst case scenarios, the power of hacking means tapping into airliner computer systems and interfering with navigation. Or it could mean altering the programming of an operating power plant. These are circumstances where peoples’ lives are […]

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6 Tips for Freelancing Parents Looking to Protect their Family’s Health and Wealth

6 Tips for Freelancing Parents Looking to Protect their Family’s Health and Wealth

Whether you’ve taken the leap into the freelance lifestyle or you’re simply toying with the idea, you probably have a lot on your mind in regard to your family’s finances. Due to the uncertain nature of the economy, walking away from a steady nine-to-five gig can be an incredibly daunting. […]

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How to Master the Art of Packing Light for Your Next Family Trip

How to Master the Art of Packing Light for Your Next Family Trip

The concepts of packing light and family trips don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand, particularly if you have young children. Regardless of where you’re going or how long you’ll be gone for, you probably feel like you bring your entire home along when you go on a family trip. It can be […]

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What Small Businesses Should Know About Digital Marketing This Year

What Small Businesses Should Know About Digital Marketing This Year

Small businesses already face plenty of challenges. Small businesses tend to be the first to feel the effects of a struggling economy or even just slight headwinds, and they have to remain competitive with not only other small businesses but also large companies. Many times the founders and owners of […]

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How To Appear More Professional If You’re Self-Employed

How To Appear More Professional If You’re Self-Employed

Being self-employed is becoming an increasingly common scenario for many people, whether they’re new graduates freshly out of college, they’re in their 30s and wanting more professional freedom, or they’re older and want to explore new ventures. This day in age, the concept of being self-employed is unique and often […]

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3 Tips for Balancing Family, Happiness and Your Bottom Line While Working from Home

3 Tips for Balancing Family, Happiness and Your Bottom Line While Working from Home

There’s nothing than being your own boss, right? Despite many nine-to-fivers out there wishing to leave the daily grind behind, being your own boss can be a delicate balancing act that’s difficult to master. In fact, many new stay-at-home solopreneurs find themselves struggling in the early years of running their […]

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3 Bold Strategies for Digging Deep into Your Competitors

3 Bold Strategies for Digging Deep into Your Competitors

Today, I want to talk about a sometimes forgotten piece of owning a business – knowing your competition. Running your own business can be a wonderful thing: be your own boss, make your own hours, do things your way. While there are certainly many upsides to running the show, it’s […]

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The Four Do-or-Die Design Elements That Could Make or Break Your Blog

The Four Do-or-Die Design Elements That Could Make or Break Your Blog

Despite popular belief, blogging isn’t all about your chops as a writer. In fact, the elements of design are incredibly important when ensuring that your blog drives traffic and revenue. Despite being so often overlooked, consider the impact that design has the following elements of your blog: Metrics such as […]

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