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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.

10 Lame Excuses You Probably Use to Procrastinate

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 15, 2014


As writers, bloggers and business owners we often struggle with procrastination. Some things we tell ourselves when we put off a task, however, are excuses you should call out and stop today.

How to Optimize Your Attention: 11 Lessons in Mindfulness

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 30, 2014


Often you will find you need to focus your complete attention on the task at hand to do it well. Mindfulness, more important today than ever before, can help improve your attention and productivity.

Are You Using Getty Images’ 35 Million+ Free Images on Your Blog?

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 15, 2014

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Where do you get images to use on your blog? Getty Images, the world's largest stock photo service, made more than 35 million of its stock images freely available to anyone for non-commercial usage. This is great news for web writers, bloggers and everyone else who publishes content on the web.