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ThurstonTalk Seeks PT Bookkeeper

ThurstonTalk.com is expanding. We’re looking for a part-time bookkeeper to join our team. If you are a talented individual who has previous experience managing the...

ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories of July

Summer is a time of food, fun and family. And, the most-read stories of July reflect all of these things. Our most-read stories this...
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ThurstonTalk Invites Applications for 2017-2018 High School Internship

ThurstonTalk.com has opened a limited internship opportunity to Thurston County high school students interested in writing for our community social network. A special thank...
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Reader’s Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in May

Spring has fully sprung in Thurston County and our readers are itching to get outside after a soggy winter. This month's most-read stories from...
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Readers’ Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in April

April showers were certainly plentiful and they did bring some May flowers, although they also brought many days cozy inside with plenty of time...

ThurstonTalk Expands with Community Staff Writer Job Opening

Join the fastest growing digital media company in Western Washington as ThurstonTalk's new full-time Community Staff Writer.  Land this full-time job and share positive stories...

ThurstonTalk Seeks Temporary Associate Editor for Special Assignment

Join the fastest growing digital media company in Western Washington as our new Associate Editor.  This is a temporary, 6-month assignment. We are looking for...

Reader’s Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in March

March came "in like a lion" and, well, the lion is still hanging around a bit. However, ThurstonTalk continued to share a bit of...

Community Event Photographer Wanted!

Snap photos of popular community events and share your images with ThurstonTalk's community social network. We're looking for a photographer who can commit to attending...

Reader’s Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in February

This month brought it's fair share of crazy weather and unpredictable days. But one thing we can predict is our fantastic readers turning to...

Coming Soon! Announce Life Events on ThurstonTalk

Arriving Spring 2017 - Social Pages Share Your News with the Community ThurstonTalk is developing our Social Pages to give readers a cost-effective way to share their family's...
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Reader’s Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in January

As the calendar rolls into February, take a moment to look back at our most popular stories in January 2017 along with an Editor...
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Fastest Growing Media Company Seeks Business Writer

Mission - Be the fastest growing media brand in a community. ThurstonTalk is expanding our writing team to include another business writer. Join our 25 paid, professional...

Writers Meeting – February 8, 2017

Hello Writing Team We're excited to pull everyone together to give an update on the Talk family of community social networks.  We'll talk about what's happening...
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ThurstonTalk’s 2016 Year In Review

As the calendar rolls into 2017, the ThurstonTalk team is excited about the future.  We will continue to bring you over 1,600 positive stories about...

ThurstonTalk Writers Pick Favorite Stories from 2016

At the conclusion of each calendar year, ThurstonTalk writers have formed a tradition of looking back on our published stories.  Each writer picks a favorite article...

ThurstonTalk Seeks Freelance Business Writer to Join Team

ThurstonTalk is expanding our writing team to include another business writer. Join our 25 paid, professional writers as a freelance business writer on our growing...

Readers’ Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in November

The holidays are upon us and our three most-read stories from November reflect our reader's shift in thinking from fall leaves to decked out...

Readers’ Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in October

October has come and gone in a cloud of pumpkin spice, pumpkin patches and a whole lot of rain. ThurstonTalk followers, however, have been...

ThurstonTalk’s Office Dog Gets Media Attention

Thanks Pet Connection Magazine for featuring Otis, ThurstonTalk's Office Dog, in your recent edition. Otis was adopted three years ago by our editor, Amy Rowley, and...
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Readers’ Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Articles in September

September came and went in a blink of an eye. The kids returned to school, the weather - and the leaves - turned and...
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ThurstonTalk Publishes 9,000th Article

Greetings ThurstonTalk readers!  Today marks the 9,000th article that we have published about what it's like to live, work, and play in Thurston County. "Our...
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Do You Know Who Your Audience Is? We Do

  Great stories are everywhere, but what one person considers great, another could find uninteresting. Knowing who your audience is and addressing that audience appropriately...
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In Their Own Words: 7 ThurstonTalk Customers Share Their Advertising Results

With more than 46,000 followers on ThurstonTalk’s Facebook page and reaching about 300,000 people monthly, ThurstonTalk has quickly become a valuable community source of information...
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Wanted! Social Media Coordinator for ThurstonTalk

Wanted: Part-Time Savvy Social Media Expert You will be responsible for posting unique content on a regular basis to our social media pages. You will also be...

ThurstonTalk Uses Insights and Analytics to Guide Customers’ Marketing Decisions

There are countless ways to advertise your business. Businesses have lots of options when it comes to reaching their audiences, including sponsoring events and...
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What is Content Marketing?

Marketing efforts are the cornerstone of every business, and yet in a world filled with information and ads around every corner, consumers have never...

ThurstonTalk Job Opening for Experienced Account Manager

ThurstonTalk is a digital media company based in Olympia seeking an experienced Account Manager to join our growing sales team.  We specialize in targeted marketing using...
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Reader’s Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most Read Articles in July

It appears that ThurstonTalk readers were hungry in July. Our top three most-read stories for the month all revolve around food. And, with our...

Get to Know ThurstonTalk’s Four Sister Sites Across Western Washington

  For more than five years, ThurstonTalk has provided Olympia and Thurston County residents with positive news and information about the people, businesses and organizations...
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ThurstonTalk Recognized as a Google News Provider

When you type a question into a search engine, you expect to get the most relevant information from a reliable source. Google’s answer to...

5 Tips on How to Use ThurstonTalk’s LocalTalk Section

ThurstonTalk publishes articles daily, sharing what it’s like to live, work and play in Thurston County. Each article is categorized on our homepage into...

Kate Scriven Approaches 4-Year Anniversary with ThurstonTalk

Kate Scriven’s first ThurstonTalk article was about creating a leaf journal. I remember it well because I was impressed that a working mom could...
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Edit, Email, Engage – Publishing Team Works Remotely across Washington

ThurstonTalk’s team chooses Olympia as our home base. Even as the company has expanded, the leadership team continues to work out of a small office...
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Readers’ Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in June

Summer is in full swing and ThurstonTalk readers are diving into stories about fun things to do in town and in the great outdoors....

Promote Your Business through Mobile Advertising on ThurstonTalk

In 2014, we reached the tipping point where more users accessed the Internet from their mobile phones than from desktop computers. While, statistically, mobile users...

ThurstonTalk’s Community Social Network Creates Community Conversation

Social media sites aren’t just a great way to connect friends and family, they are also a great tool for linking neighbors to other...

5 Tips to Create Powerful Events Calendar Entries on ThurstonTalk

The ThurstonTalk Events Calendar is a powerful tool for sharing your organization’s local events. Our Events Calendar tab is consistently in the top five...
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Readers’ Choice: ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories in May

Summer is just around the corner and ThurstonTalk is looking back at our reader's favorite articles from the past month. Our first story has...
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Thurston County Sports Writers Share Stories about Student Athletes

Two ThurstonTalk sports writers capture the essence of a high school student athlete’s accomplishments. They actively seek out stories from coaches, athletic directors, administrators...