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Erik Neilson

Erik Neilson

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Erik Neilson is a professional freelance writer based in Portland, ME. With over six years of industry experience, Erik has covered a wide range of topics that includes business, energy efficiency, fashion, finance, food/drink, language translation, law, men's lifestyle, music/entertainment, real estate, software/technology, and more. In addition to being a professional writer, Erik is a critically acclaimed musician and has released multiple albums under a variety of different projects. Please reach out to The Manual editorial staff with any questions or comments about Erik’s work.

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WTF to Do with an Eggplant?

Eggplant is one of those vegetables that many people just don't know how to approach. Here are a few tips to help you wrap your head around the nightshade.
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Session Ales and Why You Need to be Drinking Them

Session ales are not only back in style, but they're perfect for the summer season. Here are a few reasons why it's time to get acquainted with them.

Online Banking Tips and Tricks

Online banking is becoming more popular with each passing year. Here are a few tips and tricks to make sure you're banking safely and effectively online.
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Summer Apps for Your Phone

Summer apps are perfect for helping you to get outside and enjoy the season to its fullest. Here are just a few that you can't afford to live without.
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Shape Up for Summer!

Summer is here, and it's time to shape up. Here are a few tips that will help you to get the beach body you've been looking for.
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How Many Bank Accounts Do You Really Need?

There are so many different options out there when it comes to choosing bank accounts that it can be head-spinning. Here are some tips to keep you on track.
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3 Productivity Apps You “Appsolutely” Need

Productivity apps come in all different shapes and sizes. Here are just a few that you simply can't afford to live without.
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Date Night Grooming Tips You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Date night is no time to be lax about grooming. Here are 5 tips that will help to ensure your date goes off without a hitch, no matter how nervous you are.