About Quick and Dirty Tips

Quick and Dirty Tips creates and distributes digital content that offers short, actionable advice from friendly and informed authorities that will help you succeed at work and in life.

Whether you want to manage your time and money better, communicate more effectively, observe the correct rules of etiquette, or improve your performance in other home and workplace endeavors, Quick and Dirty Tips is here to show you that education and entertainment can go hand in hand, and that learning can happen no matter what stage of life you’re in.

If you’ll just invest five minutes of your time. Quick and Dirty Tips content is available in the following formats:

QDT Staff

Kathy Doyle is the senior director of Quick and Dirty Tips. She is responsible for the network’s overall business strategy and development. She started her career in digital publishing as a member of the original team that built and launched The Wall Street Journal Online. She held several other product-marketing roles at WSJ.com’s parent company, Dow Jones, over a 20-year period. She has also led product marketing teams at American Lawyer Media, publisher of the New York Law Journal and SourceMedia, publisher of American Banker. You can reach her at kathy@quickanddirtytips.com.

Mignon Fogarty (aka, Grammar Girl) is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and remains active in guiding the direction of the network. She has written seven books, including the New York Times bestseller Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, and has developed an iOS game called Grammar Pop. People tell her she should always mention that she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She loves the word "kerfuffle" and hates the phrase "Grammar Nazi." You can reach her at mignon@quickanddirtytips.com.

Alyssa Martino is the editor of Quick and Dirty Tips, overseeing all digital content. Previously, she worked on the American College of Radiology's award-winning magazine and scholarly journal. She earned her MFA in Nonfiction from the University of New Hampshire, where she also taught undergraduate writing classes. Her freelance writing has been featured in VICE, Narratively, CommonWealth Magazine, Boston's Weekly Dig, and elsewhere. You can reach her at alyssa@quickanddirtytips.com.

Tracy Lum is the associate manager of web production and marketing at Quick and Dirty Tips. She handles the day-to-day operations of the website, newsletters, and podcasts, including managing ad ops, coordinating sales, and troubleshooting technical issues. She has previously worked at several startups developing their business and marketing strategy. Tracy graduated from Bucknell University with a BA in Economics and English. You can reach her at tracy@quickanddirtytips.com.


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