MODELING IN MINNESOTA // A GUY WALKS UP TO ME ON A BRIDGE

A few weeks back my son and I decided to go for a walk on the Stone Arch Bridge after we dropped my daughter off at her guitar lesson. I remember it was a blustery afternoon and even though the sun was shining, the wind stung our cheeks and more than once it threatened to blow my fedora straight into the river. It wasn’t so much a walk as it was a desperate scurry to make it across the Stone Arch Bridge before we were sucked up into the air like Mary… Read More

CONTENT MARKETING // MINNEAPOLIS INDUSTRY EXPERTS DISCLOSE THEIR SECRETS FOR SUCCESS // CLAIRE DEBERG’S INTERVIEW WITH SNAP AGENCY

I was honored to be the only woman interviewed (even though I fall last in the line-up…at least there was ONE woman, right?!) in the Snap Agency column on Content Marketing. Snap decided to get details of how other professional marketing experts handle, work with and manage content for their clients. It is a wonderfully in-depth piece which I encourage you to read if you have time and an affinity for all things marketing. The author, Mike Frahm, also created a nice little SlideShare with the highlights from each expert which I’ll post… Read More

7 TIPS ON WORKING FROM HOME WITH KIDS (or PROJECTS BETWEEN PEANUT BUTTER)

I get this question a lot: How do you balance work and mothering? So this blog post is about being a mama and working but I think it applies to papas, too, who choose to work from home and parent at the same time. Check out my tips and pics from the trenches of Mothering and Working… Tip #1: Be honest When I first launched my career as a freelance writer I was very shy about sharing with clients that I worked from home. I didn’t lie about how I chose to create… Read More

THE BRILLIANCE OF WORKING REMOTELY

claire deberg minneapolis freelance writer

Here’s a story: I had my bags packed for a week of staff retreat and board meetings for an organization I work for. I purchased the right adapter for my Mac so I could project my presentation to the board of directors. I organized my home visits and wrote my docket report. Mother-in-law was booked to serve as Super Grandma during both my work trip and while my husband was away for work, too. Schedules were printed. Doctor notes were signed. And then it came: The Great Undoing of Claire DeBerg (veiled as a… Read More