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Turn Your Knowledge of Startups Into a Columnist Gig at Inc.com

Inc.com

Just like its print counterpart, the Web incarnation of Inc hopes to provide the startup world with useful advice. “It’s a resource for business owners, fast-growing companies, entrepreneurs and people with an entrepreneurial spirit,” said Nicole Richardson, the site’s executive editor of special projects. Despite their similar missions, however, Inc.com’s content is decidedly more Web-friendly with short, service pieces.

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How One Man Used WordPress to Launch a Site Covering Hurricane Sandy

BrigantineNow

When Mel Taylor saw Hurricane Sandy coming, he saw an opportunity to launch BrigantineNow.com, a website that aggregates news focused on covering the Jersey Shore community of Brigantine, which sits north of Atlantic City. “I covered that horrible storm from a Dunkin’ Donuts and my house in Philadelphia. Nobody knew that,” said Taylor, founder of Mel Taylor Media, at America East 2013.

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