Amanda Elliott

Freelance: Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations

Amanda Elliott handles the personal side of business. She is a business-savvy, personable writer. Nearly a decade ago, Amanda published her first article. Since then, she has covered political and environmental issues, business ethics, career development, and events for PR and marketing agencies, magazines, and community organizations.

Portfolio

Entrepreneurs and Career

Logan Square Resident Combines Yoga and Wine | LoganSquarist
Although yoga provides most people with a sense of release, Rebecca Delott, Logan Square resident and yoga instructor, saw the opportunity to make it a more social experience....
The Art of Doing
It's happening again. It's almost noon and I feel like I have nothing done. People love to offer advice. They love to share their ideas and we love to hear them, which is why we...
6 Ways You Can Build Skills Without Asking Anyone for Help
At some companies, your boss will actively suggest that you attend conferences or provide opportunities for on-the-job training. But, there are also many jobs that rely on you...
Facebook is a Lame Dinner Party: Where Are The Cool Kids?
I can't think of a worst way to spend the past weekend than deleting pictures on Facebook from 2008. But that's what Justin Romano, co-founder of Backspace, a new social app,...
Meet Charlie, Your New Personal Assistant
What if I could tell you that the morning of your interview, you had a full report of all the company links, latest news, and insight into the hiring manager? As an added bonus,...
Saying No to Brunch and Uber: How to Be Single and Save For a Home
As a single, city girl I am starting to think of my future and that means saving for a condo in Chicago and investing in my career - two things that are harder to do when I...
Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market Opens in Bucktown with a Donation to FAB-U-WISH and Breast Cancer...
"As a young woman, my struggles were different," said breast cancer survivor, Mary Gustafson, who was diagnosed at the age of 29. "I am not thinking about how I will tell my...
10 Blogging Tips: What I Have Learned From One Year as a Chicago Blogger
Windy City Cosmo turned one this January! Thank you for reading this blog and for walking through city life with me. It's been quite a journey, but a fabulous one filled with...

Interviews

Meet Amanda Elliott of the Blog Windy City Cosmo - Bloggers Meet Startups
A little background about Amanda Elliot and Windy City Cosmo Amanda Elliot was a featured speaker at February's Bloggers Meet Startups Event. Windy City Cosmo is a lifestyle...
13 Bloggers on what mistakes to avoid when starting a blog
Hey it's Maddy of ChicagoCheapAss.com , and I'm back for round 2 of asking bloggers about their blogs! This time, I'm wondering, "What have you learned from blogging that you...
A Private Place in the Public Eye?
This is a trend piece written for my Feature Writing class. I examined the trend of the finstagram account through online research and interviews. A Private Place in the Public...

Technical Writing and Business Trends

Honda's New Strategy: Open Innovation - Answers to Corporate Challenges & Innovation | PreScouter
There's a new trend for the automotive industry - and it's not autonomous. It's collaborative. Honda is a company notorious for internal R&D spending. In fact, they outspent...
PreScouter Discusses the Emerging Technology IBM and Puma Are Using
An extensive number of new applications, such as temporal-spatial control of drug release...have been developed and are currently either under phase trials or have entered...
CPG Brands Struggle as Consumers Demand 'Supply Chain' Transparency
by Amanda Elliott Understanding consumer needs and demands and then adapting to them often requires companies to change their processes and innovate. In a recent podcast,...
How WOW Air Disrupted The Airline Industry
by Amanda Elliott A remote, often misunderstood country, Iceland has become one of the hottest tourist destinations. So, how did one airline company disrupt the airline industry...

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