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Pamela Shows


Freelance Writer at Copywriter Today

About Me

I have been writing professionally for over 10 years. I create engaging, beautifully written content. I received my Inbound Marketing and Content Marketing Certifications from HubSpot and am currently enrolled in the prestigious CopyBlogger Certified Inbound program. I have a strong background in healthcare, however, I love writing all B2B and B2C content. If you are a business looking to improve your authority or striving to reach trusted advisor status, connect with me today.

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My Writing Samples

Artificial Intelligence: From Here to Utopia?

The idea of artificial intelligence is polarizing. It either repulses or excites people in equal measure. Will it bring a type of paradise or a technological hell? No matter your personal feelings or beliefs surrounding AI, there’s no going back. Our lives are already influenced by artificially intelligent machines, daily. New technology is continuously being brainstormed, designed, developed, and brought to market.There are bold theories involving two distinctly different futures. To understand



Traditionally, medical services have been provided on a fee-for-service (FFS) basis. Clinicians provide services from a super simple consult to a more involved treatment and, each action is charged for and billed separately. As is each and every item used, down to the tiniest bandage or piece of tape. The result: waste. Services and supplies, often overprescribed, are misused; with the patient, their insurance company, and often even the provider or healthcare organization absorbing the unnecess


OSHA After Trump: An Expert's Perspective

OSHA is one of the agencies that fall under the Department of Labor, who’s future, under a Trump presidency, has been the target of much debate. Recently, former Assist. Secretary of Labor, Edwin G. Foulke Jr., shared his perspective on the transition and offered insight on the expected changes to OSHA under President-elect Trump.


The True Cost of a Bad Hire: A Business Case for Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Many HR duties can now be outsourced, this includes the recruitment through onboarding process. This 1000 word article makes a business case for using RPO to avoid a costly bad hire.


Industry to Innovation: A Brief Economic Timeline

American economist Milton Friedman once told the New York Times that a business’ sole purpose should be to generate profits for the shareholders and described an economy in which companies that chose to pursue other missions would, in the end, be less competitive. This would result in fewer benefits to owners, employees, and society. That was in 1970; just one year later Microsoft would invent the first microprocessor. This would change everything.



Case studies are in-depth testimonials of your past or present customer’s success. Similar in nature to testimonials; however, they go much deeper. Here are the six undeniable reasons you need to include case studies, regularly, in your business blog. 1. Case Studies Provide Ultimate Social Proof. You can load your content with promises and statistics. You can give the best practices and advice. You can issue press releases for every new accomplishment. But what you cannot do is prove that your


5 Reasons the Federal Government Went Cloud and the Lessons Enterprise Can Learn from the Experience

Over the past decade, the cloud has gone from being a risky proposition to a “sure thing,” regarding thinking in federal IT circles. Federal mandates, originating in the previous administration were driven hard by high-profile events like federal website launch failures and data breaches, making a move to cloud computing a top priority.


Are You Worried About Your Memory?

Perhaps you have noticed more lapses in your memory. There are many reasons for changes in memory and thinking. Not all of them are serious. However, significant changes in your ability to remember or process thoughts, at any age, is a reason for concern. It is essential that you plan a visit to your doctor right away if you are experiencing these types of concerns.


Are Your Feet Behind Your Back Pain?

Back pain affects more than 50% of all Americans, and it can start with, of all things -- your feet. Many sufferers are unaware of the connection between back pain and footwear. If you're like 90% of women in the US, the shoes you wear do not fit.


3 Undeniable Clues it’s Time to Breakup — With Your Retail Job

“We need to talk.” Those words can be some of the most difficult to say when it is time to end a relationship, that at one time, was important to you. Sometimes it’s hard to decide when it is time to move on and other times you are so ready to be done; it is difficult putting emotions aside in order to be kind and sensitive. This article is designed to help you decide when it is time to have that talk, cut ties, and avoid burning bridges when breaking up with your job.


What Exactly is Inbound? And How to Make it Work for You

I am always surprised when people —business owners and even marketers— do not know what inbound is or are, at the very least, unsure. The good news is, it prompted me to really think about a few things, that to be honest, I hadn’t thought about in a while; things like what my definition of inbound marketing is, how it began, who is leading this ship, and where is it headed?


Employee or Contractor? The Costly Consequence of Employment Misclassification

Many legal issues can arise from the nuances of business and employment law. It is common for companies just starting out to have more contractor relationships since it means you do not need to provide benefits like vacation, holiday, or sick pay. It is also true that you are not required to pay certain taxes and insurances associated with regular employees nor are you responsible for overtime pay rates.


Why Influencer Campaigns Work and How to Build an Influencer Persona

Research has shown that 87 percent of businesses plan to execute at least one influencer marketing campaign this year. If you aren’t quite sure whether this type of marketing is right for your business or if you aren’t even sure what it is, we encourage you to continue reading. What is Influencer Marketing and Why Does it Work?


3 Resources to Help You Find Top-Quality Guest Bloggers

You have optimized your website for SEO, you have an active social media presence are growing your audience, but you still need increased exposure your business, then perhaps guest blogging the next avenue to explore. By connecting with thought leadership, experts, and bloggers in your industry, you not only improve your reach through new alliances but you have the opportunity to build more authority with your own readership. The important thing is not to have all the answers but finding someone


7 Delayed Symptoms You Should Never Ignore After a Car Accident

Car accidents are traumatic, even when there is minimal damage. Since some people experience a mental fog after a car crash — making it difficult to focus, they may not be aware of injury right away. Also, some injuries are not immediately evident. The fact of their delayed onset does not mean they are not serious or related to the accident. Here are seven deferred injury symptoms that you should not ignore when you have been the victim of a motor vehicle accident (MVA)


Can you Make Money Blogging? How to Succeed Plus What to Avoid

Turning your passion or hobby into a business is for many the epitome of the American Dream. But what if you don’t have the funds or desire to start a brick and mortar business? Many have found a way to offer their expertise as a service —through blogging. According to industry expert, Jeff Bullas, 14 percent of all bloggers make a salary from their blogs. However, to operate a successful blog, you’ll need to have a business mindset.



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Company: Copywriter Today

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Content I Write

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X Ways the Internet of Things is Disrupting Healthcare

It encompasses virtually all emerging technologies and will impact our daily lives in ways it is difficult to comprehend. Only in its infancy, the Internet of Things, it is already impacting healthcare and will continue to do so as more devices become connected and more alliances are formed between companies and machines. This article will discuss several areas of healthcare that are being disrupted and innovated due to the IoT.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: IoT, Internet of Things, Innovation in Healthcare, Disruption, Medical billing, coding, practice management


Value-Based Care: A Return to Patient Centricity

The healthcare system is broken. Somewhere along the way providers stopped putting the patient's needs first and began, instead, focusing on reimbursement, risk, and regulation. As a result, patients experienced poorer outcomes. Value-based care (VBC) is necessary to bring patients to the center again. This article will discuss the traditional fee-for-service model, VBC models, potential impact on consumers/providers, and how VBC empowers patients to take an active role in their own care.

Content type: Article

Keywords: value based care,healthcare,patient centricity,preventative healthcare,payment models,bundled services


5 Keys to Attracting and Keeping Gen Y (Millennial) Nurses

This article will cover 1. Work/life balance and flexibility 2. Perception of fairness 3. Innovation and collaboration - 4. Honest and frequent feedback 5. Offering career development skills that improve life skills as well

Content type: Article

Keywords: millennial nurses,millennial retention,millennial recruitment,work life balance


How to APN Can Attract Top Talent Through a Superior Hiring Experience

Helping the candidate stand out from the crowd (engagement) Speeding up the hiring process (convenience) Catering to the candidate’s schedule (engagement and convenience) Creating a fresh interview process (engagement)

Content type: Article

Keywords: employee engagement,candidate engagement


New Staffing Models in Healthcare to Address Baby Boomer Retirement

Overview of proposed staffing model changes and relevant stats. Impact of staffing model changes on the bottom line. how to leverage supplementary staffing to meet additional needs.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Staffing models,baby boomer retirement,healthcare staffing models,multigenerational staffing,supplemental staffing benefits


Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis Impact on Healthcare

Discussion of the crisis - reasons why -stats. Multigenerational workforce- discuss the differences between the generations working in healthcare together - benefits of this mixed workforce. Advice or tips for a cohesive workplace. How to attract a multigenerational work via the APN platform

Content type: Article

Keywords: multigenerational workforce,nursing retirement crisis,APN


How to Use Supplemental Staffing to Scale Your Home Health Business

Customized solutions - supplemental staffing solutions can be customized to meet a client’s specific needs. Instantly scale- gives even a relatively small provider a much greater reach. Flexibility- the ability to scale up or down depending on the broader business strategy and economic fluctuations. Access - reach highly skilled healthcare providers - in the most effective way. How APN delivers on all these points.

Content type: Article


Healthcare Recruiter’s Guide to Attract and Retain a Millennial Workforce

This would be an in-depth discussion that could be developed as premium downloadable content, such as a white paper or eBook. Discussion of the Millennial skill set. Millennial traits - purpose over pay, work/life balance, career goals, personal goals, trends. Statistics on what Millennials value in a workplace - what they want from management. Social media strategy. How to partner with APN- how APN leverages their understanding of millennials to aid in recruitment.

Content type: Whitepaper


Travel Nurses Guide to Surviving the Holidays

This will be a top 10 listicle type article that includes helpful information and tips gleaned from my personal experience as well as those of my friends to help travel nurses deal with being away from home during the holidays.

Content type: Article


Making the Best of Night Shift

Supplemental nurses often end-up working night shift to meet staffing needs. For a nurse that hasn't worked nights, the transition can be difficult. This will be a general article about working the overnight shift with practical tips to make it enjoyable.

Content type: Article


6 Tips for Solo Adventures While on Contract

Travel nursing sounds like the perfect opportunity for adventure. When you sign your first contract, your mind soars with all of the sights you will see. The reality sometimes is quite different. You are in an unfamiliar place, likely alone, and working long hours. This article will teach travel nurses how to make time for the adventures they first imagined. Tips will be similar to those found on Lonely Planet, helping solo-travelers make the most of their experiences.

Content type: Article


Making the Most of Your Job 13 Weeks at a Time

This would be geared for travel nurses on 13-week (or however many weeks you suggest) contracts. It would include advice on day-one assimilation into the new work environment, tips on staying focused on the job, how to avoid politics and drama, dealing with isolation, depression, homesickness. This could easily be a series of articles.

Content type: Article


6 Tips for Connecting with your Crew While on Assignment

Making real connections in just 13 weeks can be challenging. Most nurses on a short contract don't even try. This can lead to isolation and depression, as well as cause unnecessary drama at work. This article will offer the rookie travel nurse helpful advice on making the connections needed to enjoy a cohesive workplace and improve their travel experience.

Content type: Article


The Dark Side of Spa Dentistry

Where can you get a paraffin wax, a massage, and have your smile brightened? A dental spa of course. But are these so-called dental spas practicing sound dentistry? This article will showcase the pros and cons of spa dentistry. It will highlight warning signs and lead the reader to the opinion that concierge dentistry is a best-of-both-worlds choice.

Content type: Blog Post


6 Surprising Foods that are Harming Your Smile

Prosecco has been in the news recently as being a culprit of enamel erosion. But what are some other foods (and drinks) that contribute to acid erosion? The article will also include signs and symptoms of enamel loss, as well as helpful tips to combat acid erosion.

Content type: Blog Post


How Social Media is Disrupting Chronic Care Management

Research suggests there is a dynamic relationship between use of social media in chronic care management and the participating patients' states of health. This article will discuss the research and provide thought leadership as to how those within CCM can better utilize social media to reach their patients. It will include best practices, as well as helpful tips on implementation.

Content type: Article

Keywords: CCM,Social media,thought leadership,research-based