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Mikal Belicove

Las Vegas, NV
Freelance Business Journalist — Entrepreneur Magazine, Freelance
Covers:  business, entrepreneurship, facebook, gadgets, business strategy, tech, social media, media, nlrb, labor issues

Freelance business journalist, book author & ghost writer whose credits include Entrepreneur magazine, Forbes, and SUCCESS. Active area of interest is strategy.

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I am an Entrepreneur magazine columnist and a Forbes Magazine contributing writer and blogger who specializing in articles about entrepreneurship, marketing (including social), emerging technologies, legal issues and more. The third edition of my co-authored book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fa...

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@Belicove — 3,451 followers, 736 tweets

May 22, 2017

If u'r writ㏌g a strategy book (I am) #CSOSF is nirvana! If u work ㏌ strategy & r will㏌g 2 participate ㏌ a study,please follow me 4 follow up

May 17, 2017

Anyone else attending the #SPISanFran Summit next week? Looking forward to networking with other professionals!  http://bit.ly/2lSZKU2 

May 08, 2017

Looking forward to attending the Chief Strategy Officer Summit in #SanFran later this month - great agenda #CSOSF  http://bit.ly/2lT5g93 

Apr 18, 2017

@dervishsoftware I've used your Contact Us form three times now to request a fix to a Mail Hub license issue. Do u ever check your messages?

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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email, and after reading the following: I tend to write "newsy how-tos" — a combination of something that's in the news now, should be news now, or was in the news of late and is still top of mind — concluding this with a "what this means to your business or career" angle. As a result of this approach, I focus on what the individual CEO, subject matter expert or business owner knows and is willing to impart to others. That knowledge can help entrepreneurs, merchants, small business owners, global CEOs, business managers and employees better run their businesses, solve problems, or grow revenues by lifting leads, sales and market share, or improving operations, ethics and even moral. As a result, for the writing I do, it's not about a founder's age, their belief that they are a "visionary" or a "guru," or how much money s/he has made, their gender, the struggles they've had to overcome, how successful they are at a specific age, what awards they've won, etc. Those stories -- which all have their place -- have been written a million times over and will continue to receive coverage… just not from me (said nicely).

What's your favorite social network?

Facebook, because the level of engagement one can experience with such little effort is unmatched.