Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Reading List

Industry checkup: Magazines Canada has released its new Consumer Magazine Factbook and Digital Magazine Factbook.

September 24th was National Punctuation Day. Learn more about your favourite punctuation marks (what do you mean, you don’t have one!?).

LinkedIn, the networking super-site for staffers and freelancers alike, has launched an “Endorsements” feature, which lets members endorse their contacts’ skills and expertise. It’s not yet available in Canada (so far, only people in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and India can use it), but it’s coming in the next few weeks. Let the mutual admiration begin!

Freelancers, is your tiny home office just not doing it for you? A co-working space might be the answer. Check out a few via Story Board.

The Language Portal of Canada is going mobile. The website turns three in October, and it’s celebrating with the launch of ourlanguages.gc.ca on the go!, the Canadian government’s first mobile linguistic application (free; available for iPhone and BlackBerry in English and French).

- Jaclyn Law
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Jaclyn Law

 
Jaclyn Law is a writer and an editor with more than 17 years’ experience. Formerly copy chief at Chatelaine and managing editor at Abilities, she has freelanced full-time since 2006. Her clients include magazines, websites, non-profits and corporations. Jaclyn is president of the Toronto Chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada and a member of the Editors’ Association of Canada.
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