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3 Basic Rules to Follow When You Live With Someone Who Works From Home

by Leda Marritz | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 30, 2015


Working from home can be tricky. What do you do when it's your spouse or someone you live with who's working from home? How do you respect their space without being cut off completely? You should probably establish a few ground rules so that you don't drive each other crazy.

Standing While Working Isn't That Much Better Than Sitting, Studies Show

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 22, 2015


Many of us know sitting for hours a day when working is dangerous for our health. This might explain why there’s been a sharp rise in the use of standing desks. But, standing too much isn’t that great for people either. Is there a compromise for sitting (or standing) for hours a day? Yes there is.

40 Memorable Bill Gates Quotes to Inspire You In Business and Life

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 14, 2015


The world rarely sees someone who has had the tremendous impact Bill Gates has had, and continues to have. So, when Gates has something to say – it's worth listening. And Gates has plenty of useful things to say on different aspects of life and business.

Why It's Okay to Daydream As a Creative Person

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 9, 2015


It’s a familiar scenario. You are sitting at your desk and you realize you’ve been staring at the computer screen for five minutes without doing a thing. While daydreaming is considered akin to shirking, increasing the amount of daydreaming we do can be beneficial, especially for creative people.

10 Best Quotes from Ann Handley’s ‘Everybody Writes’

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 5, 2015

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Like driving, good writing is more habit than anything else. Ann Handley’s 'Everybody Writes' shows businesses of all sizes, and writers of all levels, how to create ridiculously good content. Read some of the best quotes from the book.

10 Times When it's Okay to Quit

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 16, 2015


You’ve probably heard the advice many times that you should never quit. But, there are instances where quitting is the best decision you can make to get closer to the "win" that matters—the one that’s worth the rough patches.

Why You Need To Make More Time For Yourself (And How To Do It)

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 8, 2015


Do you spend enough time with yourself? This fantastic infographic explains why cultivating the “art of solitude” and building in some "me" time is important, and how this is best achieved.

10 Reasons Why Some People Feel Like They Never Have Enough Time

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 27, 2015


Ever feel like you never have enough time? Like your schedule is ever growing and you're always busy? There are reasons why so many people today feel that way and constantly lament about a lack of time.

Henry Miller on the Creative Process of Writing a Book

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 24, 2015

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It is often said that we all have a book inside of us waiting to be written. But what does writing a book really entail? Henry Miller, a mystic who wrote the hugely influential Tropic of Cancer and other explosive books, shares his insights on the creative process of writing a book.

10 Little Clues That You Will Be Successful

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 12, 2015

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How is what you're doing working for you? Are you getting what you really want and need? Look out for these ten little clues that indicate you are actually on the right path and you’ll succeed—eventually.

13 Things Happy, Successful and Contented Writers Do on the Weekends

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 29, 2015


Many people work through their weekends. But, Saturdays and Sundays should be time to remind yourself of the forgotten little things—to keep your work-life balance in check and spoil yourself with some ‘me-time.’

How to Pitch and Get a Byline in The New York Times

by Jordan Teicher | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 8, 2015


Looking for advice about getting pitches accepted? There’s no better person to ask than the editor of the publication you want to write for. Dan Saltzstein, a travel editor for The New York Times, discusses what freelancers can do to improve their pitches.

10 Key Ingredients for Successful Blogging [Infographic]

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 4, 2015


Have you visited a blog and wondered how the owner(s) do it to increase their blog's exposure, brand loyalty and success within the blogger-sphere? Take note of this fantastic infographic and commentary if you want to learn the secret ingredients that lead to blogging success.

Business motivation: Greatest success stories from Steve Jobs, Oprah, Zig Ziglar and more

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How did Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey and Mark Zuckerberg manage to become so successful? This inspiring video pays homage to some of the greatest business leaders of our time and shows you how they started out and became so wealthy in all areas in life.

Does Writing By Hand Make You More Creative?

by Suchi Rudra | The Web Writer Spotlight: Mar 28, 2015


Writing by hand is laborious, and that is why typewriters were invented. But, does writing by hand make you more creative? Does the labor have virtue?