TERRIfic Things

I can’t have a blog called TERRIfic Words without having a few words about some TERRIfic things that I use in everyday life. Here you’ll find links, suggestions, and resources that have proven to be heaven sent for several aspects of life. So have a click and feel free to let me know if and how my suggestions have helped make your life just a little easier.

Writing

- Media Bistro  Get information about job openings, pitching publications, editor email address, and industry trends

- Help A Reporter In a bind because you can’t find a source for a story? Create a free account on Help A Reporter and have queries sent to thousands of potential sources via email. 

- Six Figure Freelancing Learn how to start a writing business from the ground up and make money doing it. 

- Writer’s Market  The bible for all things writing. Get advice on making it as a professional poet, magazine writer, newspaper reporter and author. And learn where and how to sell your work

Freelance Switch  Tips on making the switch to a freelance career and how to run the business. 

- Make a Living Writing  The name speaks for itself. A blog full of advice on how to make a living writing. 

- Blogarama  - Sure, Terrific Words is a great blog  if I do say so myself, but what if you were in the mood to locate others? This directory allows you to search for blogs by content, topic, location etc. 

Health

Earth Clinic Thanks to my mom who is a natural cures freak, I’ve been using this website for years. Get tons of natural remedy suggestions for everything from colds, to hair loss and rosacea.

Non-Profit/Charity Work

Jersey Cares Make a difference in the Garden State by volunteering.

Big Brothers Big Sisters I can’t even begin to tell you how rewarding my experience as a Big Sister has been. Nothing compares to bonding with a child and knowing that you are truly making a difference in his/her life. I highly recommend signing up.

Beauty

Long Hair Care Forum Are you an African American woman struggling with haircare? This forum is filled with information about growing long and healthy hair. Sign up for free to view posts. However, there is a fee of $6.50 per year to comment and create threads.

Naturally Curly In case you didn’t know, curly girls rule the world. Get tips on everything from product selection to detangling tricks. You can even get a frizz forecast for all weather situations. 

Fashion

Shop It To Me Consider this site your own personal shopper. Create an account specifying your favorite brands, sizes, and price ranges and wait for your fashion selections to be sent directly to your inbox. It’s a big help for those who wear hard-to-find sizes

Bargains

Entertainment Book Confession: I used to think spending 30 bucks for a coupon book was just a waste of money. That was until I got my hands on one. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I’ve saved using this book. I highly recommend it!

Living Social In case you didn’t know, Living Social is a daily deal site that sends newsletters filled with discounted services in your area. I absolutely love that if you get three people purchase a deal from your link, you get the deal free! 

TripAlertz Similiar to Living Social, but focuses entirely on travel and exotic vacations. Get deals for anywhere in the world including NYC, Costa Rica, Aruba and more. 

Business

FatCow Every website needs a home and FatCow is the perfect one. I’ve been using FatCow for nearly two years and have yet to experience a problem. Their hosting is affordable and customer service is available around the clock. I also love that the user control panel is extremely easy to use. 

My Own Business This is the go-t0 site for those, looking for help with their start-up. Take the free 15-class course to learn the basics of business plans, franchising, and home based businesses. 

MailChimp -  Creating campaigns and getting into email marketing is a breeze. Best part is that using this is absolutely free for the first 2,000 subscribers. Note: Even if you don’t send email campaigns, start collecting email addresses now so you are super prepared for the day you start. – A lesson I learned the hard way

Weddings

Top Wedding Sites  Check out this site and get advice on vendors, etiquette, deals and more. 

NJ Wedding My fellow Jersey brides can find out about all things weddings Jersey style including bridal showcases, vendors, destination weddings, and local contests

100 Things You Should Never SayOf course, I had to put something of my own on this list! My ebook, discusses those innocent and not so innocent things you should never say to an engaged couple. Check it out for a few laughs and some advice!

Earn

My Points Earn points from shopping online. Points can be redeemed for gift cards for Target, JC Penney, Sally Beauty Supply and more. I can’t even begin to tell you how many gift cards I’ve gotten from this site. It’s truly awesome!

People String Stay organized on the net and get paid to do it. Earn points by logging into you online portal filled with your favorite sites and earn points that determine what portion of the company’s revenue you earn.

Daily Worth Subscribe to this blog if you are a woman looking to regain control of finances and capitalize on your earning potential. Trust me, you can’t live without this advice any longer. 

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