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Why You Should Smile More if You Work from Home Despite Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's Hurtful Sentiments

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Mar 20, 2013

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“Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home,” read an executive memo circulated at Yahoo! explaining the ban on telecommuting at the company. Here's why you should still smile despite Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's apparent cold war on working from home.

9 Things Exceptional Writers Habitually Do So Well

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 28, 2013

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Have you ever wondered why some writers tend to write standout web copy effortlessly, while others strain and struggle? It's not that highly successful writers are necessarily more talented. It's just that highly successful writers consciously and methodically create a set of habits that give them an edge.

How to Build a Strong Reputation Online as a Writer

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 10, 2013

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Can your clients and business prospects trust you? Trust is critical to the success of any business. Clients need to feel confident that they are hiring the right person for the job and buying the right product from the right seller. A way to cultivate trust and credibility with clients is to build a solid, authoritative reputation online.

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly [Infographic]

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 9, 2013

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Who doesn't make grammatical errors at least once in a while? The guys over at Copyblogger have assembled 15 of the most egregious grammar goofs into one helpful infographic that we feel will benefit all of us. So, here it is - 15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly. Enjoy.

7 Steps to Cure “Cobbler’s Children Syndrome”

by Michele Peterson | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 5, 2013


Ever heard of “cobbler’s children syndrome”? Many professionals suffer “cobbler’s children syndrome” and take care of other peoples’ needs at the expense of their own needs. However, as an online professional, you need to take steps to cure the syndrome and advance your own career as well.

15 Timeless Pieces of Advice and Inspiration About Writing

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 20, 2012


Whether you are a fiction or non-fiction writer, you will benefit from these top tips and tricks about writing and getting published by some of history’s all-time best authors.

Writers, Let’s Embrace the New Era—The Era of Entrepreneurs!

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 12, 2012

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The world is not what it was only a few decades ago. It has gone digital and information technology has taken over. Unfortunately, more than 200 million people are still unemployed worldwide. It's time writer embraced a new era — the era of entrepreneurs!

22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue [Infographic]

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 2, 2012

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Content marketing infographic that demonstrates how to create compelling content in a different media format, get more bang from your content archives, and reach new and different audiences in the process.

7 Golden Formats for Writing Web Content that People Crave

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 24, 2012

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Writing web articles that people want to read doesn’t just involve coming up with ideas, thoughts and suggestions, pulling a chair behind your desk and sitting down to write. It entails much more than that. Here are some golden formats for writing web content that people crave you should know about.

6 Creative, Tried-and-True Ideas to Score Freelance Writing Clients

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 9, 2012

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How do you land freelance writing gigs besides applying for advertised jobs? There are a number of ways to do this. Try these six creative, tried-and-true ideas to score freelance writing clients today.

Why You Should Seriously Consider Starting a Copywriting Business (And How to Actually Start)

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 26, 2012


Copywriting is one of the most competitive writing fields, but also one of the most lucrative for those at the top their game. Here's why you should consider starting a copywriting business although it is competitive.

8 Quick Tips to Write a Good Product Review

by Lena Paul | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 18, 2012

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Want to write quality and helpful product reviews? Be honest, balanced and knowledgeable. Here are more tips to help you write good quality product reviews.

5 Secrets of Successful Copywriting

by David Garfinkel | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 29, 2012


Would you like your sales to go through the roof? Of course you would. Who wouldn't? I have found five secret "keys" that dramatically improve the money-making ability of just about ANY sales message.

What’s Your Writing Style? Do You Even Have One?

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 21, 2012

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Do you have style—writing style? Writing style is the distinctive manner in which a writer organizes words or puts words together. It gives you a distinctive “voice” that sets your writing apart. So, do you have style? Why do you need style anyway?

6 Common Mistakes that Doom Writing Careers

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 19, 2012

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The path toward a successful writing career is fraught with many challenges and hidden horizons. As a writer trotting along this path, you need to avoid common mistakes that doom writing careers .