Posts From Susan Johnston Taylor

Covering the Business of Independent Booksellers

With Amazon opening more physical bookstores and Barnes & Noble recently announcing a round of layoffs, how

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Lessons in Journalism Innovation from SXSW 2018

South by Southwest may be best known for its movie screenings, raucous parties with live music

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New Twist on Earth Day: Ideas for Covering Food Waste

Earth Day is April 22, and it’s not too early to start planning fresh angles for

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New Story Angles You’ll Find at Local Coffee Shops

Specialty coffee consumption continues to rise and nearly half of coffee consumed in 2017 (46 percent)

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Covering the Business of Menstruation

Menstruation may be a taboo topic in some circles, but the companies selling tampons, pads and now

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Covering the Wacky World of Pet Services

Pets are big business. The American Pet Products Association estimates that U.S. pet owners spent $69.36

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How Businesses Are Using Augmented Reality

Augmented reality uses technology to superimpose a computer-generated image on the user’s view of the real

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Planning Your New Years’ Fitness Coverage

January is when many people resolve to lose weight or get active, so this is a

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Covering Your Local Startup Scene

Startups aren’t just a coastal phenomenon. While Silicon Valley is often considered the country’s startup mecca, smaller

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Story Ideas and Experts for Holiday Budget Stories

Whether they’re strapped for cash or are trying to squeeze all the value they can out

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