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140+ Tweet Feed: June 6-12

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Job Opportunities & Resources

Recommended Viewing

Tools & Resources

  • Web Writing Style Guide: This style guide was created as a crowdsourcing project by college writing teachers. Originally written for students in undergraduate writing classes, it is also a suitable resource for other writers interested in learning more about writing for the web.
  • Comprehensive Website Planning Guide: Smashing Magazine has put together an overview of the website development process, from the initial needs assessment through the launch, maintenance, and follow-up.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: May 30-June 5

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • Looking for a way to combine your interest in American history with your web development skills? The Jefferson Monticello has an opening for a Web and New Media Content Specialist. If interested, be sure to send in your resume and salary requirements by June 10.
  • Quirk Books is looking for a Philadelphia-based Publicity Manager. Applicants should have book publicity and marketing experience, including knowledge of social media.
  • Is an iPad app the new resume? João Dornellas, a Portuguese art director, transformed his resume into an app to stand out from the crowd. For other examples of creative resumes, check out this collection of social media resumes from Mashable.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: May 16-22

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Tools & Resources

  • How to Set Smart Daily Goals: If you want to take control of your workday schedules and priorities, you need to relentlessly question how you’re spending your time. Contributors and conference speakers from The 99 Percent share their insights on daily energy and task management.
  • LinkedIn Groups for Publishing Professionals: If you’re looking for a way to increase your publishing network, check out this list from Galley Cat. It’s a handy introduction to LinkedIn with 45 groups for authors, publishers, and readers.
  • The Resume is Dead, the Bio is King: Ready to tell your story? Learn how to craft your bio with these tips.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: May 9-15

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • Smuckers is looking for an Assistant Manager of Digital Communications. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least two years of communications experience.
  • The George Lucas Educational Foundation is seeking a Research Analyst with a mix of strong analytical, research, writing, editing, and communication skills. This position is based in northern San Rafael, CA.
  • Seesmic is looking for a UX/web designer who can help create and implement visual guidelines across the company’s products. Knowledge of social websites is a must.
  • Cargo has an opening on their Los Angeles team for a web developer who is comfortable with PHP, MySQL, and jQuery.
  • Heroku is looking for a front end developer to join their web team. You must be a natural collaborator and able to work closely with Ruby developers and visual and UX designers.
  • It’s Nice That is now hiring an online editor who is passionate about digital media — someone who is not only able to manage, edit, and contribute content, but can also direct the platform into the digital future.
  • Do you love type and the people who create type? Typekit has openings for a developer and a foundry development manager.
  • LUSH is looking for a web graphics designer to join its team in Vancouver. If you love to love LUSH, email your resume and cover letter.
  • Do you dream of working at Wired? They’re now accepting applications for editorial interns. The full-time internships will run from July 6 to December 30 and focus on the Play section, gadgets research, fact-checking, and the Start section. All four positions involve working closely with senior editors.
  • The Ford Digital Marketing team is looking for a Digital In-Market Manager and a Car/Cross-Brand Digital Communications Manager. Both positions are based in Dearborn, MI.
  • Ideum is looking a few more amazing developers to join their team in Corrales, New Mexico. There are currently openings for a PHP developer, a Rails developer, and an ActionScript programmer.
  • Looking for a summer internship for web/app work? Hit up the smart folks over at Milk for a chance to contribute to real projects being developed. This is a paid internship in San Francisco, and applicants must submit a portfolio of their work.
  • Apartment Therapy is hiring an Assistant Editor with blogging experience, strong creative writing and editing skills, and photography skills. Submit your application by May 22.

Recommended Reading

Tools & Resources

  • LinkedIn Resume Builder: No time to update your resume? Let LinkedIn help with their templates that format your profile with a few clicks.
  • Sparked: If you’re looking for a way to build your portfolio, check out this microvolunteering network that connects volunteers with nonprofits that need design, branding, and copy writing help.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: May 1-8

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • Author Susan Orlean is looking for a webmaster/designer. You should be comfortable with editing HTML, CSS, Movable Type, etc. and have the design sense to help promote her upcoming book.
  • Dart Container in Mason, MI is hiring a Communications Manager. Interested candidates should have at least three years of experience with electronic, print, broadcast, and platform presentations.
  • Do you have an appetite for programming? Food52, a NYC startup 100% dedicated to supporting, connecting, and celebrating home cooks, is looking for a developer.
  • Volt Workforce Solution is hiring a technical writer with experience in the automotive manufacturing industry.
  • The Fox Is Black is looking for new writers who want to write every weekday about art, design, food, film, and culture. Check out the blog to see if you’re a good fit.
  • Love social media? Radian6 is hiring a Social Strategist who can help shape the vision and direction for how customers can adopt the group’s social media monitoring software platform.
  • Digitas is looking for a community manager to be the social voice for the brand’s interactions with the public.
  • Poke is looking for a new copywriter to join their team. The digital agency describes its people as smart, creative, nerdy, and nice—and this job ad speaks to that perfectly.
  • Can your CV talk?: Check out the creative way an intern used a QR code on a resume.

Recommended Reading

  • How I…: Author (and former literary agent) Nathan Bransford shares his writing and editing processes.
  • Your GPA Doesn’t (Really) Matter: Stressing out about how you’ll be graded by employers? Becky Johns shares what matters when it comes to professional success.

Tools & Resources

  • Don’t Fear the Internet: Jessica Hische and Russ Maschmeyer have teamed up on this site for non-web designers. If you want to learn basic HTML and CSS, their short tutorial videos can help.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: February 26-March 6

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • Media Molecule is looking for an experienced Graphics Programmer. If interested, please send a showreel or demo of your recent work; those who just supply a CV will not be considered.
  • Want to work for Skype? Join the Communications team as PR Manager. Applicants should be experienced in all aspects of media relations and have exceptionally strong writing skills.
  • Ragan Communications is looking for a copy editor to join their team in Chicago. Experience with both online content and print publications is required, along with an understanding of social media.
  • Hobie Cat Company, designer and manufacturer of sailboats, kayaks, and other watersports products, is bringing their design activities in-house and need a web designer to join the team. Advanced design skills are required, and a personal interest in watersports or other outdoor activities is a plus.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: February 6-12

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • Two Paperdolls, a letterpress and design house in Pennsylvania, is hiring a part-time web designer. CSS and XHTML knowledge are a must.
  • User Interface Engineering is looking for a copywriter. If interested, send your resume with a half-page write-up of your most significant copywriting accomplishment.
  • Twitter is hiring a Communications Coordinator. Candidates should have excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills along with a deep understanding of Twitter and the social media landscape.
  • Amazon has several openings of interest to professional writers, including software development engineer (Seattle), editorial operations manager (Kentucky), and style editor (New York City). Search all positions here.

Tools & Resources



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: January 29-February 5

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • Looking for an internship in PR? Livio Radio in Detroit is looking for two Public Relations and Social Media interns. Responsibilities include pitching press, distributing news, and tracking coverage.
  • Fix Congress First! is hiring a web developer to help build new online tools. This is a two-month contract with the potential for future project work.
  • Portland marketing communications agency Koopman Ostbo, Inc. is seeking an accomplished Public Relations Account Manager. Candidates should be passionate about the natural, organic, and sustainable marketplace.
  • Twitter is looking for someone who loves both the conceptual side and the implementation side of design projects to join the team as a UI Designer. This is a full-time position in San Francisco.
  • Love marketing and free coffee? Biggby, a Michigan-based company, is hiring a PR assistant (PDF). For more details, download the job description (PDF).
  • Disney Book Group seeks a senior digital editor. Candidates should have at least five years of children’s book editorial and/or children’s digital product development experience.

Recommended Viewing

Tools & Resources

  • Slipstream: Overwhelmed by too many tweets? Slipstream works directly with the Twitter API to hide tweets based on search criteria.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: January 22-28

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • The Los Angeles Times is taking applications for summer visual journalism internships. These are 10-week, paid internships for students interested in pursuing journalism careers in news or features design and/or as graphic artists.
  • Southern California Presbyterian Homes is now hiring a senior writer and a web manager. The senior writer will be responsible for both print and web content development. The web manager should have 3-5 years of web development/webmaster experience.
  • Identity Marketing & Public Relations is hiring account executives and account assistants. Both positions require experience in marketing, communications or a related field with excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Want to work for Marvel? They’re now hiring a web software architect. Duties include helping to create the architectural framework that guides Marvel’s interactive digital products.
  • Block by Block is looking for a community manager to help connect entrepreneurial local news publishers across the country, primarily through social media. This is a virtual, part-time position.
  • TimeOut Chicago Magazine has several jobs and internships available, including account manager, editorial intern, and film writer.
  • SOZO / PIVOTAL is looking for entrepreneurial-minded writers and designers. Instead of the traditional cover letter and resume, applicants should email a one-sentence description of their passion and unique ability; a link to their portfolio; a sentence explaining why they want to work with a company like SOZO / PIVOTAL; and a brief example of their entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Tips and Tricks for Resumes and Cover Letters: How can you format your credentials to make the best possible first impression? Ex Libris shares some formatting and style tips.

Recommended Reading

Tools & Resources

  • Magnt: If you’re looking for a “business card” style website, check out Magnt. The service provides free themes, along with Pro account extras like analytics and your own domain.
  • Wirify: Turn any web page into a wireframe in one click using this bookmarklet by Volkside.
  • How Writers Can Use Dropbox Apps: GalleyCat shares five Dropbox apps that writers can use to turn their mobile device into a writing machine.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.

140+ Tweet Feed: November 27-December 3

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Job Opportunities & Resources

  • Strategic Staffing Solutions in Detroit, MI is looking for a Web Editor. Applicants must have knowledge of AP Style and 2-3 years of web editing experience.
  • Brain Traffic has two open positions for Lead Content Strategists. If leading complex, long-term content projects is what you do best, email your cover letter, resume, and three deliverables today.
  • Lansing Entertainment & Public Facilities Authority is looking for a Sponsorship & Marketing Coordinator This position involves coordinating marketing efforts for all LEPFA produced/co-produced events. The deadline to apply is December 15.
  • Are you a maker who knows MySQL? Svpply wants to hire a Senior Developer in Boston.
  • What are you worth?: IUser experience designer Whitney Hess shares her insights on how to value yourself and—the tricky part—communicate that value to others.
  • Why work doesn’t happen at work: In this TED talk, Jason Fried, co-founder of 37signals, explains why the office isn’t a good place to do work.

Recommended Reading

  • What we talk about when we say design: Designer Margaret Kimball looks at the way design is shifting towards collaboration across disciplines and why this makes it an exciting time for the field.

Tools & Resources

  • 24 ways: The advent calendar for web geeks is back with daily articles and tutorials on web design and development.
  • PopSlice: If you’re looking for a way to showcase your work without spending a lot of time coding, check out PopSlice to get a site up and running in minutes.



What is 140+ Tweet Feed? It’s where we share our top tweets every week — news, tips, resources, and articles about professional writing, editing, and design — in more than 140 characters. Let us know about other great links on Twitter or in the comments.