Freshly Picked: Weekly Link Roundup Apr 22, 2016

April 22, 2016


We round up the best links we’ve clicked on this week.

Newsy and Resourceful

LinkedIn: Introducing the LinkedIn Students App: Helping Soon-to-Be College Graduates Conquer Their Job Search
LinkedIn unveils the first-of-its-kind LinkedIn Students app available for iOS and Android, tailored specifically for soon-to-be college graduates (read)

Livechat: How to Use Twitter to Create Relationships For Business
“Whatever tone you will choose, stay yourself. If you’re authentic and feel good at what you do, customers will feel it and guess what, they more likely will communicate and follow you.” (read)

Skillshare: The Creative Entrepreneur’s Toolbox: Interviews that Inspire
Blogger Natalie Suarez sits down with some top creative entrepreneurs to go through their experience building their businesses. (watch)

Thought-Provoking

Contently: Are Personal Essays Dangerous for Freelancers?
“Beyond not netting the same paycheck, “the personal essay economy,” as Bennet calls it in her Slate piece, ‘can be a dangerous force for the people who participate in it,” and a “professional dead [end], journalistically speaking.'” (read)

Creative Pep Talk: Do What You Hate First
“I still feel on a day-to-day basis that answering e-mails, talking to clients… being part of the proposal process and talking about numbers when I would just rather be creating…. that’s still not stuff I love doing. And if you want to venture out on your own, you have to know how to do that and know where to segment your time and energy apart from living this ethereal dream [of creating]” – Kyle Steed (listen)

Srinivas Rao on Medium: Why Momentum is the Lifeblood of a Startup or Any Creative Endeavor
“Momentum is the rocket fuel of creative and entrepreneurial success. The loss of it is the nemesis of that success.” (read)

By or About FreshBooks

The Globe & Mail: FreshBooks passionate about maintaining unique culture amidst rapid growth
“Among its recent wins, FreshBooks topped the 2016 list of Canada’s Best Workplaces in the Top 50 medium organizations with fewer than 1,000 employees in Canada.” (read)

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Content Director, FreshBooks Jane Flanagan is the Content Director at FreshBooks.