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The Daily Find: A Quick Guide to Singlish

In The Daily Find on February 13, 2008 at 2:10 pm

The Article: A Quick Guide to Singlish

The Author: icepricessa

Why It’s Worth a Read: You need to brush up on a few Asian slang words. Besides, you’re tired of learning Japanese on the way to work.

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AC Nuggets: Finding Images for Articles

In AC Nuggets on February 12, 2008 at 6:00 am

Adding images to your AC content simply increases the value of your piece. Pictures make the article just a little more fun to read, eye-catching on your profile page, and they’re also good for SEO when you use the right words in your description.

As long as you comply with AC’s copyright guidelines and get permission to use the picture from the author, you can post some great images with your article.

Without further ado, here’s how to track down some pictures for your next article – I present to you, TEN websites to find high quality, copyright-free, and free-to-use image galleries.

Keep in mind, however that only SIX are considered acceptable use by AC (see below).  Still, you can use these galleries for blogs or other online projects of choosing:
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The Daily Find: How is Popcorn Made?

In The Daily Find on February 11, 2008 at 2:00 pm

The Article: How is Popcorn Made?

The Author: Pauline Abreu

Why It’s Worth a Read: Because you still don’t really know… and it’s not from the popcorn tree.

The Daily Find: 10 Good Actors Cast in Bad Movies

In The Daily Find on February 10, 2008 at 2:00 pm

The Article: 10 Good Actors Cast in Bad Movies

The Author: Robert Dougherty

Why It’s Worth a Read:  You’re ready to hit the video store but want to make sure you pick just the right movie this time.  Read up on the movies that put some of the world’s top talent in poor roles.

The Daily Find: Grand Folks – for AC’s Top 1000 of 2007

In The Daily Find on February 9, 2008 at 2:00 pm

The Article: Grand Folks – for AC’s Top 1000 of 2007

The Author:  Linda Ann Nickerson

Why It’s Worth a Read:  You’re still searching for the perfect theme song to honor your recent Top 1000 award.  Sing this one along to the melody of ‘My Country ‘Tis of Thee‘.

The Daily Find: Book Review – Web Marketing for Dummies

In The Daily Find on February 7, 2008 at 2:00 pm

The Article: Book Review – Web Marketing for Dummies
The Author: Jay Hamilton
Why It’s Worth a Read:  Find out if this ‘For Dummies’ book is worthy of adding to your collection; this review offers a  breakdown on what to expect.

The Daily Find: Mocha Oatmeal Cookies

In The Daily Find on February 6, 2008 at 2:00 pm

The Article:  Mocha Oatmeal Cookies

The Author:  Carine Nadel

Why It’s Worth a Read:  You need a tasty new recipe to impress coworkers at the office with.  Take a chance with these coffee-infused oatmeal treats that are sure to get a few nods of approval.  Yum.

The Daily Find: The Academy Awards – The 80th Anniversary Edition

In The Daily Find on February 5, 2008 at 2:00 pm

The Article:  The Academy Awards – The 80th Anniversary Edition

The Author: Luke M.

Why It’s Worth a Read: Now that your Super Bowl obsession is starting to disappear, it’s time to catch up on some movie history.  This well-researched article is a detailed list of the movie Greats since the 1920s.

AC Nuggets: Seven Deadly Mistakes of Writing for AC

In AC Nuggets on January 28, 2008 at 6:00 am

Struggling with developing just the right article?

When you’re searching for topics, crafting your story, and filling your masterpiece with just enough keywords, make sure your hard work will pay off. Many new CPs are turned off writing for AC when they start stocking up more declines than attractive offers, and it definitely can lower the motivation to keep writing.

Still, there are ways to avoid the ‘we cannot accept this…’ message by avoiding the top seven deadly mistakes. Here’s how:

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