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11 Actually Useful Skills You Learn Creating On Odyssey

You're a CMS wizard, Haley.

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11 Actually Useful Skills You Learn Creating On Odyssey
Haley Holden

Now that my time is coming to an end, I've been reflecting on some of the things I've learned from being a contributor to the Odyssey during my time at school. It's a great opportunity to get experience while you're still in school and earn a few bucks if you can crack the code like some creators.

1. How to make a bomb listicle

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You can list almost anything in a clever way after a little bit of experience.

2. You can properly attribute any photo

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Even the ones that you take yourself.

3. You can meet a weekly deadline

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Without anyone breathing down your neck about it, you manage just fine.

4. You can make any need for an extension sound professional

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You're hungover, but you can't say that. So let's talk about how you are 'currently unable' to write.

5. You can brainstorm like nobody's business

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Your own articles, helping other people, rewriting, and all.

6. You can flip a headline around

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Restaurant lists become "places for amazing eats."

7. You can self-edit anything

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But you still appreciate all of the people behind you.

8. You can put CMS expert on your resume

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Because you're basically a wizard by now.

9. You have a .GIF for everything

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Because you never know which one you'll need.

10. A little team spirit over email

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It's always nice to see one of your team members being in the top shared article of the week.

11. You have random tid bits of expertise

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Listicles of odd numbers do better. Personal photos do better. Just things to think about.

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