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15 Things Mentally Strong Writers Don't Care For

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 9, 2014

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Mentally strong writers are not bothered by mundane things that many of us are hung up on. They are focused, confident, content and just don’t care for certain things, which gives them a marked edge to succeed.

6 Ways Sitting in Front of Your Computer All Day is Killing You (And What to Do About It)

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 23, 2014


Are you sitting comfortably in front of a computer reading this? Bad news, sitting down all day in front of your computer is really, really bad for you. It is slowly killing you and you may not even notice.

200+ Proven Ways to Make Money Online [Infographic]

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 12, 2014


Have you always wanted to make money selling on the internet? How about starting your own website to make money? This fantastic infographic shows you 200 plus different ways to do just that.

Scott Dinsmore: How To Find And Do Work You Love


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In this 18-minute lecturer, life coach Scott Dinsmore devotes time to helping you avoid a malaise that has affected many people: hating your job. He reminds us all we need to find and do work we love. As he quotes, "Taking up jobs to build your resume is the same as saving sex for old age."

12 Web Writing Myths That Make Online Success Harder

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 4, 2014

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What do you believe when it comes to writing for the web and building successful businesses online? Some things you believe may be keeping you from reaching your goals and hindering your dream of online success.

5 Ways You Are Wasting Productive Time Online (And How to Stop)

by Scott Huntington | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 10, 2014


Have you ever gone online to look up some piece of information and before you know it, it’s three hours later and you haven’t written a single word? The internet is a great resource for writers, but it can also be a great source of distraction and time-waster if you let it.

10 Fun Tips on Writing by Joyce Carol Oates

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 1, 2014

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Critics have called Joyce Carol Oates "a word machine."  This prolific literary stateswoman offers earnest, yet entertaining tips on writing.

10 Golden Types of Web Content to Specialize In

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 26, 2014


Looking to make the leap into web writing? Maybe you are a seasoned content writer and just want to take your writing career in a different direction. Specializing in a few types of web content can sharpen your skills and quickly establish you as an authority in the niche.

7 Signs You’re Not Yet Ready to Quit Your Day Job

by Leah Rutherford | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 18, 2014

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Do you wish you had more time to fit in your independent work? So much that you're thinking of quitting your day job to pursue your true passion? Before you jump the gun, pay attention to these warning signs that suggest you may not yet be ready to quit your job. 

9 Things to Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 10, 2014


Making a living from your creative abilities or talent is hard, particularly for those of us who depend on writing and publishing web content for a living. What do you do when you're feeling like giving up?

How to Pitch Articles to Major Web Publications

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 6, 2014


How would you like to score major coverage on iconic media outlets like The Washington Post or popular blogs in your niche? Crafting a winning pitch can get you published on big publications and boost your visibility and authority.

Where Web Content Writers and Publishers Find Free Images Online

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 25, 2014

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As an online content creator and/or publisher, you know the value of including images in your content. Where do you find free images to use online if you can’t afford to pay for premium stock photos?

How Do You Tackle Chronic Writer’s Block?


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Grammy Award-winning musician Sting speaks about facing a blank page in this lyrical, confessional TED talk and the inspiration he found in the shipyard workers he knew from his youth.

20 Highest Paying Media Sites for Freelance Journalists

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 10, 2014


There has been debate about the pay and power gap in the media industry with some advocating for salary transparency for media workers, especially since the ouster of former executive editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson. So, who pays writers and how much?

15 Memorable Quotes by Maya Angelou, the People's Poet

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 31, 2014


What's your favorite Maya Angelou quote? It might seem shallow to remember anyone by listing their quotes, but it’s important not to forget the wisdom and inspiration those who have passed on shared while alive, including the wise words of a prolific writer, poet and activist like Angelou.