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Sarita Harbour
Works at Harbour Online Writing Services
Attended University of Guelph
Lives in Yellowknife, NWT
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Wondering how to live off the grid? Give it a practice run by trying these activities in your own home. #offgrid   #offthegrid   #livingwithless   #greenlivingtips   #greenlivingideas  
Wondering if you have what it takes to live without public utilities? Learn how to live like you're off the grid before you actually are.
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What can small businesses and startups learn from the way a big bank uses big data? A lot. #marketing   #bigdata  #analytics #smallbiz 
A growing Utah-based bank is finding new customers and new business opportunities using public records,  big data and analytics. According to an American Banker article, Zions Bank studies its own transactional data and customer records to find underbanked customer sectors.  By combing through daily transactions, the combination of  analytics and big data help the bank  discover usage...
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These museums really understand how to use Instagram to get their message across. How cool! 
Here are 14 museums that have follow-worthy Instagram accounts.
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Banks that tweet can teach small business owners a thing or two about how to use Twitter to engage customers. #banking   #Twitter   #twittertips   #socialmediamarketing  
Celebrities aren't the only ones who tweet. Twitter gets results in the form of social media followers for banks and financial services. How?  They  use it to launch products, enhance communications, and improve customer service. When it comes to social media, financial services are often accused of missing the boat...
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I seriously never thought I'd say some of the things I do now!   #offthegrid   #offgridliving  
Moving off the grid to a remote cabin in the Northwest Territories has changed more than my lifestyle - it's changed my vocabulary.
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My first post on the LinkedIN publishing platform! #marketing   #startups   #entrepreneurship   #mktg  
It may seem strange for someone whose livelihood depends on delivering services online to suggest looking to the "real world" for your next client. The truth is that when you communicate with clients
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Wow, great article on distributing content. Bookmarking this one!
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Thinking of moving off the grid?  Preparation can start long before you actually make the leap to life without municipal heat, electricity, and water. Here are five things to do to start getting ready. #offgrid #offthegrid
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Freelance writer, b2b copywriter, b2c copywriter, tech blogger, finance blogger
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online writing services, business blogging, tech blogging, branded content, business journalism, personal finance blogging
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  • Harbour Online Writing Services
    Owner, present
    Freelance marketing, tech, personal finance, and real estate blogger and copywriter. I write blog posts and website copy for B2B and B2C sites. My work appears at sites like Yahoo! Homes, Bob Vila, Yahoo! Education, IBM Midsize Insider, Iron Mountain, Webdesignerdepot, and Storagecraft.
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Yellowknife, NWT
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Burlington, Ontario - Fort McMurray, AB - Toronto, Ontario - Erin, Ontario - Guelph, Ontario - Sudbury, Ontario
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Web content that works!
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Welcome! I'm Sarita, the owner of Harbour Online Writing Services.

I’m a Canadian freelance writer, B2B copywriter, and blogger specializing in digital marketing and technology for business, personal finance, and real estate.

I enjoy explaining technology to business and marketing types and business and marketing to technology folks. That degree in Psychology and Computer Science is finally coming in handy.

As a former financial advisor with over a decade of experience in banking, I also write about mortgages, money management, investments, and retirement planning for Canadian and American audiences.

I run the website Avamum, and have written two e-books released by Hyperink Publishing: Build Your Brand With Pinterest and Instagram: How a Photo-Sharing App Achieved a $1 Billion Facebook Buyout in 18 Months.

I graduated from the University of Guelph where I studied Psychology and Computer Science, and I hold the Personal Financial Planning designation from the Institute of Canadian Bankers.


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Currently based in Yellowknife, NWT, I am the mother and step-mother of seven awesome kids!
Education
  • University of Guelph
    Psychology & Computer Science, 1997 - 2001
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Moving off the grid to a remote cabin in the Northwest Territories has changed more than my lifestyle - it's changed my vocabulary.

A Digital Marketer's Guide to Finding Your Next Client....Offline
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Bank's Use of Big Data & Analytics Holds Lessons For Entrepreneurs
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Learn how this bank harnessed publics records, big data and analytics to uncover new customer segments and business opportunities.

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Email Marketing's 10 Most Important Questions, Answered
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Blog Marketing and Blogging Tips for Business and Professional Bloggers

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