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Cutcompcosts Articles Reach Unexpected Milestone

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Cutcompcosts Articles Reach 2,000 Milestone

One important event happened to this website and blog last week.  Yes, Cutcompcosts articles have reached 2,000 since it started in 2007.  I attended a conference in 2007 that said articles and newsletters were still a valid way to reach an audience and for marketing.

pic of seat 2,0000 Cutcompcosts articles
(c) Creative Commons – Cynthia Hudson

I never liked to brag or fill this website with self-promotion.  Do you notice how many pop-ups appear on this website?  None.

Many workers comp vendors have asked if they could purchase ad space on this website.  I said no, even when the funds would have helped the company expand over the years.

Three goals were established 17 years ago at the beginning and one was added later:

  1. No advertising and no pop-ups even for signing up for our weekly newsletter.
  2. An information source for Workers Comp that anyone can search and use with no paywall. All freebies.
  3. No negative articles. We did produce a few pre-2010.  A college intern said negative articles work in the short term.  Positive articles are timeless and work in the long term.  She was correct.
  4. All original content. No AI-written articles.  I asked one of the AI article producers to write an example article.  It was completely erroneous.

Why Was It Unexpected?

I had thought that I would stop writing articles years ago. My mother was a librarian in a small Oklahoma town and wrote historical articles for the local weekly newspaper until 2010.  I think I was genetically predisposed to publish articles.

Then, I started to meet readers when I attended conferences and meetings.  Compliments came from Workers Comp friends such as Mark Walls,  Bob Wilson, and fellow consultants that this was good content.

WorkCompCentral, WorkersCompensation.com, Google News, and many other publishing websites were very kind in referring to or republishing the articles. Many readers referred to the articles on LinkedIn and X.

As readers retired they would send out a thank you email to me for sharing my thoughts and analysis.  That meant the world to me.

Many articles were combined for readability and to keep Google happy.  Counting articles that I had written before I started the blog and the combination of articles, the true total is likely over 2,500.

I know that I have left out names or publications that I should have mentioned and thanked.

Well, onto another 2,000 articles from the Cutcompcosts.com website. This was Cutcompcosts article number 2,004. Only 1,996 more to go.

 

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Raleigh, NC, United States

About The Author...

James founded a Workers’ Compensation consulting firm, J&L Risk Management Consultants, Inc. in 1996. J&L’s mission is to reduce our clients’ Workers Compensation premiums by using time-tested techniques. J&L’s claims, premium, reserve and Experience Mod reviews have saved employers over $9.8 million in earned premiums over the last three years. J&L has saved numerous companies from bankruptcy proceedings as a result of insurance overpayments.

James has over 27 years of experience in insurance claims, audit, and underwriting, specializing in Workers’ Compensation. He has supervised, and managed the administration of Workers’ Compensation claims, and underwriting in over 45 states. His professional experience includes being the Director of Risk Management for the North Carolina School Boards Association. He created a very successful Workers’ Compensation Injury Rehabilitation Unit for school personnel.

James’s educational background, which centered on computer technology, culminated in earning a Masters of Business Administration (MBA); an Associate in Claims designation (AIC); and an Associate in Risk Management designation (ARM). He is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a licensed financial advisor. The NC Department of Insurance has certified him as an insurance instructor. He also possesses a Bachelors’ Degree in Actuarial Science.

LexisNexis has twice recognized his blog as one of the Top 25 Blogs on Workers’ Compensation. J&L has been listed in AM Best’s Preferred Providers Directory for Insurance Experts – Workers Compensation for over eight years. He recently won the prestigious Baucom Shine Lifetime Achievement Award for his volunteer contributions to the area of risk management and safety. James was recently named as an instructor for the prestigious Insurance Academy.

James is on the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the North Carolina Mid-State Safety Council. He has published two manuals on Workers’ Compensation and three different claims processing manuals. He has also written and has been quoted in numerous articles on reducing Workers’ Compensation costs for public and private employers. James publishes a weekly newsletter with 7,000 readers.

He currently possess press credentials and am invited to various national Workers Compensation conferences as a reporter.

James’s articles or interviews on Workers’ Compensation have appeared in the following publications or websites:

  • Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Bloomberg Business News
  • WorkCompCentral.com
  • Claims Magazine
  • Risk & Insurance Magazine
  • Insurance Journal
  • Workers Compensation.com
  • LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Various trade publications

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