All posts by Erin Steiner

Erin Steiner is a freelance writer from Portland. She covers topics ranging from pop culture to entrepreneurship and civics.

9 Computer Skills Necessary to Get a Job in Today’s Day and Age

It's easy, with computers being so ubiquitous in our culture, to assume, depending on your comfort level with tech, that A) everybody already knows how to do all of the basic stuff or B) there will always be someone else...

Data Management Tips: Staying Organized with Thousands of Customers

Customer data management is the method by which you collect and manage a variety of information about your customers so you can analyze it. Companies use this data to figure out how to improve their businesses, better serve their customers,...

A Mission Statement: The Perfect Way to Communicate Your Brand’s Purpose

For most businesses, their mission statement is just as important as their business plans - if not more so. Both are used to help define a company, but unlike a business plan, the mission statement deals more with the philosophical...

Why All Freelancers Should Monitor Their Reputations

Every piece matters! When you work with a larger company, you can use that company’s reputation to build up your own. Surely, since that company is amazing, you must be amazing too, right? At the same time, when you contract...