Becky Gaylord

Becky worked as a reporter for more than 15 years in Washington, D.C.; Sydney, Australia; and Cleveland, Ohio for major publications including the New York Times,, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, and was Associate Editor of the Plain Dealer's Editorial Page before she launched the consulting practice, Gaylord LLC. The company helps clients improve their external relations and communication and increase their influence and impact. Becky blogs about that (a few other things) at Framing What Works.

Becky Gaylord's Posts:

12 Most Blissful Reasons to Become More Mindful

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Blog, Family & Parenting, Fitness, Health, Inspiration, Lifestyle | 18 comments

  An annoyingly persistent inability to shake stress — and to summon focus — led me to seek new ways to become more mindful and,...

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12 Most Go-To Grammar Tips

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Blog, Media, Social Media & Blogging | 11 comments

  Most of us must communicate in writing — not necessarily with paper and a writing instrument anymore, yet digital media has...

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12 Most Basic Ways for Beginners to Rock Twitter

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Blog, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 8 comments

  Twitter can feel downright intimidating to beginners. “I don’t get it” is one of the most common things I hear from people who...

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12 Most Egregious Sales Mistakes

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Blog, Business, Entrepreneurship, Presenting, Sales & Marketing, Talent & Professional Development | 19 comments

  Many of us are in sales, whether it’s actually part of our job description or title. Even if you don’t sell products or...

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12 Most Winning Ways to Find Fabulous, Must-Share Content

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014 in Blog, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 21 comments

    Ideas to turn into wonderful content swirl all around us. The trick is to notice, seize and transform them… and then send...

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12 Most Powerhouse Habits of Social Media Pros

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Blog, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging | 72 comments

    What’s the secret sauce of social media? Well, it’s not just one recipe. After all, far too many apps, sites and tools...

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12 Most Crucial Rules for Content Sharing

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Blog, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 7 comments

Every day, a sea of content flows into our Twitter streams, RSS feeds, email inboxes and other electronic channels. Social media has made...

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12 Most Brainiac Benefits from Getting a Degree, Mid-Career

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Blog, Business, Character & Ethics, Education and training, Finance, Inspiration, Job search, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Talent & Professional Development | 2 comments

Weeks away from graduating with a Masters degree — and needing a suitable excuse to turn away, briefly, from my thesis project — I...

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12 Most Epiphanic Moments of a Decade on Social Media

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Blog, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 5 comments

Like the curious, geeky gal I am, when wading into social media, I caught some of the early waves. I joined LinkedIn in 2003, for instance....

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12 Most Confidence-Boosting Tips for Rocking a Big Project

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Home-based business, Inspiration, Sustainability, Talent & Professional Development | 18 comments

I faced a big deadline for a client project this week. Without realizing it, I’d allowed fear and doubt to seep into my brain. Not so...

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