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Snapchat Finally Lets Users Add Links to External Websites in Snaps

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 6, 2017


Snapchat has unveiled a new feature that allows users to link out to external websites through their Snaps. The new feature called Paperclip is one that many have been asking for from the social networking platform.

Interested in Getting into Podcasting? Here’s a Quick Checklist for Starting a Successful Podcast

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 3, 2017


Podcasting is hot right now. It seems everyone is dipping a toe into the digital audio waters – and for good reasons too. Podcasting is a powerful marketing weapon. It can help you build a great relationship with your listeners, if you know how to execute it properly.

European Union Fines Google $2.7 Billion for Skewing Search Results

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 27, 2017


The EU has slapped Google with a record $2.7 billion fine after the online search company was found guilty of skewing search results by demoting rivals and favoring its own shopping search service over competitors.

Facebook Is Launching a Standalone App for Video Creators

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 24, 2017


Facebook announced it is working on a standalone app for video creators to be released later this year. The video creation app will be exclusive for people with verified accounts like journalists, celebrities and other online influencers.

Fake News Economy Is Booming. Online Entrepreneurs Charging $2,600 to Create Fake Internet Celebrities

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 22, 2017


In our interconnected world where speed often takes precedence over truth, a false story or purposely misleading information can spread like wildfire on the internet. Some online entrepreneurs are taking advantage of this to offer lucrative services and campaigns, such as creating fake celebrities.

Feeling a Little Down? One Creative Act a Day Can Lift Your Spirit and Make You Happier

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 19, 2017


Feeling a little down lately? Researchers have found doing just one creative activity each day aside from work makes you happier, brings more enthusiasm and higher “flourishing” than usual.

Sheryl Sandberg: You Don’t Need a Personal Brand, This is What You Need Instead

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 16, 2017


Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, recently said she thinks the trend of personal branding that’s all the rage today is not only overblown, but also exaggerated. Sandberg thinks people are doing it the wrong way by packaging themselves, and should instead approach it differently.

These Women Write Your Favorite Internet Influencer’s Content

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 13, 2017


You might have marveled at how your favorite internet celebrities and influencers are able to produce such large quantities of content and maintain their online presence seemingly effortlessly. Well, your favorite influencers aren't writing their own content. These female ghostwriters are.

How to Write a Memorable and Impactful Slogan or Tagline

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 10, 2017


A slogan or tagline defines your brand identity and helps shape its positioning. But for every memorable slogan that works, there are countless others people just don’t seem able to remember. What factors separate the successful slogans from the unsuccessful ones, and how can you make sure yours will not only be memorable, but long-running too?

Google’s New Literacy Program Is Helping Kids “Be Internet Awesome”

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 7, 2017

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Google has a new literacy program for children to help them have positive experiences online. The program is encouraging digital safety and citizenship, with specific resources for kids, parents and educators.

7 Simple Hacks to Develop a Morning Routine That Will Set the Mood for a Productive Day

by Evelyn Kail | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 5, 2017


Starting your day off on the right foot is extremely important because the first hour or two of your morning generally defines the rest of your day. These simple hacks will help you create a healthy morning routine that sets the right mood for a truly productive and positive day.

6 Ideas for Writing a Blog Post that Acts Like a Sales Copy

by Kamil Riaz Kara | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 1, 2017

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If you want to produce excellence blog content and are committed to succeed in the digital world, you need to make sure you put in maximum efforts in your blog post to create content that is not only compelling, but also sells.

Consistency is Key for Success: 7 Ways to Stay Consistent in Your Creative Projects

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 29, 2017

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If you want to accomplish your goals and be successful when it comes to your creative projects, it all starts with being consistent. Consistency allows for practice; practice makes perfect and ultimately brings success.

Love Facebook? Beware Facebook Addiction Is Similar to Cocaine Addiction

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 26, 2017


Facebook has become so prevalent in modern society today that addiction to the world's largest social network is a pandemic that academics say affects our brain in a similar way to taking cocaine. Fortunately, research suggests it is much easier to quit Facebook addiction.

Medium Introduces Audio Stories of Its Best Content for Paid Subscribers

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 24, 2017


Medium is making available audio recordings of its top stories to subscribers. This foray into audio content, a realm adjacent to podcasts, opens interesting possibilities for future content goals on the online publishing platform.