Write a Book Proposal

If you’re looking to get published, learning to write a book proposal is essential. Many literary agents won’t entertain your idea without one. A book proposal consists of presenting your goals, your book’s purpose, and sample content from the book to an agent so he or she can get a better idea of your writing […]

10 Ways to Create Great Presentations

Dietitians are increasingly giving presentations to a variety of audiences. Whether developing presentations for work, dietetics conferences or other professional health care meetings, dietetic practice groups, webinars, clients, growing one’s business, or students, being a better presenter is something we’re all interested in. In my predietitian life as an English major, I was notorious for […]

The Best RD-Run Podcasts

Podcasts are all the rage. And with good reason. They’re perfect for a long bike ride, road trip, walk in the park, or house cleaning session. With so much conflicting nutrition advice in the podcast space, it’s reassuring to find an abundance of exceptional RD-run podcasts. Here are a few picks for you to recommend […]

Podcasting: Steps to Getting Started

An estimated 57 million Americans listen to podcasts every month, according to predictions by Advertising Age. Where people once read blogs by the hour, they now listen to podcasts by the audio minute. A decade in the making, podcasts may quickly become consumers’ go-to choice for information. Dietitians who have already started their own podcasts […]

5 Ways to Break Into Freelance Writing

Before I became a dietitian, I had been as a longtime magazine and web editor. I assigned and edited health and nutrition content at publications, including Prevention, Health, Parents, Weight Watchers Magazine, and WeightWatchers.com. Throughout most of my editorial career, I also went to school at night to become a dietitian. Finally, I made the […]

Who Cares About What RDs Say? Everybody!

’Tis the season for predicting what’s to come. Identifying what will be on trend for the New Year excites consumers, business owners, marketers, and media alike. And when it comes to food and nutrition, there’s a surplus of forecasts and a ton of interest. Despite the copycat surveys of influencer insights, the standout, the gold […]