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ProfNet Experts Available on Financial Planning, Crowd Funding Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate edition. 

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EXPERT ALERTS

  • Do's and Don'ts of Online Financial Planning
  • Capitalizing on Crowd Funding

MEDIA JOBS

  • Editor – Santa Fe Reporter (NM)
  • Enterprising Reporter - The Madison-St. Clair Record (IL)
  • Contributors – GALO Magazine (NY)

OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES

  • Pitch Perfect: How to Write an Awesome Query Letter
  • Caterpillar Career Consultants Spreads its Wings in Times Square
  • Grammar Hammer: Shall We Dance?

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EXPERT ALERTS:

Do's and Don'ts of Online Financial Planning
Brent Brodeski
CEO and Principal
Savant Capital Management
"The growth of online financial planning services has taken off in the last decade, and while some services offer solid, personal financial advice, others are a waste of money and time." Brodeski can provide his expertise and objective opinion on the do's and don'ts of online financial planning, as well as what investors should look for in an online financial planning service, the growth of the Internet and tech-savvy investors, and the outlook for online financial planning
Media Contact: Katryna Kirby, kkirby@pretc.net

Capitalizing on Crowd Funding
Holt Foster
Attorney
Thompson & Knight of Dallas
"The use of crowd funding websites such as Kickstarter and RocketHub grew by more than 80 percent last year as small businesses and entrepreneurs increasingly look online to raise money, and with the Securities and Exchange Commission poised to exempt qualified transactions from securities registration, the $2.7 billion crowd funding market is expected to grow even more dramatically. The federal JOBS Act is a potential game changer, allowing businesses to sell up to $1 million in securities annually to individuals who don't meet the current regulatory requirements for income and net worth. These changes will allow small investors to actually gain equity in companies with good concepts and, if certain reporting obligations are met, allow companies to avoid the expense and time needed to comply with existing securities laws."
Media Contact: Barry Pound, barry@androvett.com

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MEDIA JOBS:

Following are links to job listings for staff and freelance writers, editors and producers. You can view these and more job listings on our Job Board: http://bit.ly/pncjobboard

See more listings here.

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OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES:

Following are links to other news and resources we think you might find useful. If you have an item you think other reporters would be interested in and would like us to include in a future alert, please drop us a line at profnetalerts@prnewswire.com

  • PITCH PERFECT: HOW TO WRITE AN AWESOME QUERY LETTER: Pitching an editor is an important task for every writer, but knowing how to do it successfully enough to capture the attention of an editor is even more important. Read on as we recap the ASJA panel on the do's and don'ts of query writing: http://bit.ly/193ndTG
  • CATERPILLAR CAREER CONSULTANTS SPREADS ITS WINGS IN TIMES SQUARE: Congratulations to ProfNet member Jennifer Takacs-O'Shea, president of Caterpillar Career Consultants, who was featured in Times Square as part of our Facebook promotion! Want a chance to be featured? Here's how: http://bit.ly/ZUlnUC
  • GRAMMAR HAMMER: SHALL WE DANCE?: Trying to decide when to use "shall" or "will" in a sentence? Cathy Spicer, aka the Grammar Hammer, breaks it down in this week's installment: http://bit.ly/15Vcezo

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