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Are You Using Micro-Influencers for Your Online Marketing Efforts?

by Shane Barker | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 12, 2017


If you’re familiar with influencer marketing, you’ve probably heard of micro-influencers. Micro-influencers do not have millions of followers like their top-tier counterparts, but their impact is significant enough to make a difference in your brand’s performance.

6 Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Have an Active Business Blog

by Audrey Throne | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 10, 2017


Blogging is one of the most crucial weapons in every marketer’s arsenal. And having an active blog for your business can help to deploy both straight forward as well as subtle tactics to boost your bottom line.

Famous Writers, Activists Plan “Literary Protest” Ahead of Donald J. Trump’s Inauguration as U.S. President

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 8, 2017


Famous writers and activists plan to gather on January 15 under the banner of WRITERS RESIST for a “literary protest,” just days before Donald J. Trump is sworn in as president on January 20.

The Washington Post is Hiring “Dozens” of Journalists in the New Year

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 4, 2017

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The Washington Post is increasing its newsroom staff. The paper wants to seize the opportunities enabled by technology to deliver content, and connect with readers on a larger scale and at a faster pace.

15 Hotly-Anticipated Books of 2017

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 2, 2017


A new year is upon us. To help make 2017 a prosperous year all round, we’ve highlighted some of the most hotly-anticipated books of the year.

10 Awesome Reminders for Writers to Stay Effective and Inspired in 2017

by Charles Hampton | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 30, 2016


Being a writer seems like a pretty awesome job. But, there are times when you lose all inspiration. For those moments when you feel like all is lost, we have some tips, reminders to help you stay effective and inspired.

How Writing Can Help You Avoid Stress and Enjoy a Healthier Life

by Jessica Freeman | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 26, 2016

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Writing can be stressful sometimes, especially when you write for a living and measure success by the way other people perceive your work. But writing doesn’t have to be stressful. You can transform your writing into a stress treatment.

New York Times Launches Confidential Tips Website for Sources

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 22, 2016


Got a confidential news tip? ... Want to share it with The New York Times? The Times recently launched a confidential tips website with secure communication channels for sources.

New York-based Nonprofit Expands Free Tool to Archive Digital Content

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 20, 2016


Rhizome, a New York-based digital arts nonprofit organization, recently received a $200,000 grant to expand its free Webrecorder tool. The free Webrecorder tool can help digital professionals reduce the risk of losing important information and materials stored online.

44 Percent of Writers Dissatisfied or Extremely Dissatisfied with Not Getting Bylines for Their Writing, Study Finds

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 16, 2016


How would you feel if you didn’t get a byline for your writings? A sizeable number of freelance web writers said they were dissatisfied or extremely dissatisfied that they weren’t getting bylines for their writing.