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Stella Morrison

Introduction
About Me

Stella Morrison is an award-winning small business owner who has founded multiple businesses. She leads operations for two companies, overseeing staffing, financing and day-to-day responsibilities. Her wide range of expertise also includes brand management, marketing and web development. As a thought leader, Morrison provides consultative services to other companies on a diverse group of business topics. 

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Morrison produced community affairs programming and trained aspiring broadcast journalists in radio communication. She was also a columnist for the Chicago Tribune‘s TribLocal product and reported for Greater Media Newspapers. Today she also lends her skills to the American Marketing Association.

Experience
Founder & Content Strategist at CannaContent
July 2017 - Present
Founder at SCS Creative
April 2014 - Present
Copywriter & Brand Manager at Southern Telecom Inc.
April 2014 - May 2016
Reporter/Staff Writer at Greater Media, Inc.
August 2012 - April 2014
Q&A Beat Writer at TribLocal (Chicago Tribune)
July 2012 - August 2012
Stella's Activity
Life’s Too Short: 4 Reasons to Do What You Love for a Living - thumbnail
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Life’s Too Short: 4 Reasons to Do What You Love for a Living
Money is important, but it isn’t everything. Studies show people who do what they love for a living are much happier.
Updated October 24, 2023
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How to Expand Your Business to Another State
If your business is growing quickly, you may want to take your operations beyond your state's borders. Learn how to expand successfully.
Updated October 20, 2023
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How to Create a Landing Page That Converts
Landing pages offer relevant information and serve your most important CTAs. Here's how to ensure your landing page is optimized to drive conversions.
Updated October 23, 2023
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Communication Is Key to Genuine Employee Engagement
Employees need clear communication to be fully engaged. Learn what comprises effective communication and how to improve communication with your team.
Updated October 27, 2023
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Setting Clear Expectations for Employees
You should clearly and simply let your employees know what you expect of them. Here is how you can set clear expectations for your employees.
Updated October 24, 2023
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What Is a Compressed Work Schedule and Should You Offer It?
A compressed work schedule lets employees work a 40-hour week in fewer days than the usual five, possibly increasing productivity. Learn how it works.
Updated November 20, 2023
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12 Cool Careers for History Buffs
Here are unique, history-inspired career paths you can take instead of going into teaching or academia. Many intersect with the business world.
Updated December 20, 2023
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10 Great Ideas for Your Next Side Hustle
Whether your second job is a passion or a necessity, here are 10 ideas on how to earn more money.
Updated October 20, 2023
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Why Troublemaker Kids Make Great Entrepreneurs
Many entrepreneurs were childhood mischief-makers who showed determination and willpower. Learn how entrepreneurs can channel risk-taking to find success.
Updated October 27, 2023
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Office Rivals? Keeping Workplace Competition Friendly
Competition is an essential way to enhance innovation and performance in an organization. However, it's crucial to keep workplace competition friendly.
Updated November 20, 2023
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11 Things to Do Before Starting a Business
Before jumping right into launching a new business, spend time getting everything prepared. Here are the steps to take.
Updated October 20, 2023
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Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers
A manager's leadership qualities can make or break a team's effectiveness. Learn the characteristics of good leaders to find success in your position.
Updated October 24, 2023
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Money Is the Top Motivator for Employees Who Quit Their Jobs
Being underpaid is the top factor motivating employees to leave their jobs. Learn the data behind this trend and suggestions for keeping your team happy.
Updated October 23, 2023
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Can Your Alma Mater Help You Land a Job?
Your alma mater's alumni network may be a great job-hunting resource. Learn to connect with alumni services and resources to set yourself up for success.
Updated October 24, 2023
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The Benefits of Having Friends at Work
Work friendships can improve mental health across your workforce. Learn the benefits of work friendships and how to encourage them in your company.
Updated February 21, 2023
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What Is ROI (Return on Investment)?
Here's everything you should know about return on investment and how to use it to ensure your business spending is increasing your earnings.
Updated October 23, 2023
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What Is Amazon Stores?
Amazon Stores offers small and midsized businesses a platform for selling products directly through Amazon.
Updated January 16, 2024
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5 Best Free Secure Messaging Apps for Business
These apps are faster than email and more secure than texting.
Updated April 11, 2024
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Apple’s Credit Card: What Small Businesses Need to Know
Though Apple Card is for consumers, small business owners can take advantage of some of its perks. See its benefits and uses.
Updated October 20, 2023
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How to Create an Auto-Playing PowerPoint Presentation
Self-running presentations work great at conferences and conventions. Here's how to set one up.
Updated October 20, 2023