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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.

Words of Wisdom: Thomas Edison on Failure

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 6, 2014

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"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." - Thomas Edison

What Your Handwriting Says About You [Infographic]

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 4, 2014


What does your handwriting say about you? Perhaps it says you are outgoing, skeptical, arrogant, people pleaser or maybe practical? Apparently more than 5,000 personality traits are linked to how we write.

8 Tips to Nail Your Online Research

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Mar 27, 2014

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Whether you are a blogger, technical writer or journalist, learning how to use the Internet for research is critical to your success. Online research gives credence to your writing. But, how do you use the Internet for research?

Best Online Jobs: Who are the Biggest Beneficiaries of the World Wide Web?

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


The World Wide Web turned 25 years old, March 2014. In its quarter century of existence, the Web has shaken traditional business models in film, news, publishing, writing and more. There has never been anything quite like it.

8 Time Management Skills to Master Today

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Mar 7, 2014


Time is precious. It is the one thing you only have a set amount of. How do you manage your time and make the best use of it?

10 Best Books on Content Strategy You Should Read

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 28, 2014

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Do you want to unleash powerful content on the World Wide Web? Awesome! What kind of content are you planning to unleash exactly? To What end? The best books on content strategy teach you how to plan and create compelling content that influences thought and action.

5 Ways You Are Thwarting Your Own Happiness And Success (Without Knowing It)

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 18, 2014


Are you happy in your personal and professional life? Look out for common ways you may be thwarting your own success without even knowing it.

20 Profound Quotes by Black Writers to Celebrate Black History Month

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 11, 2014

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February is Black History Month in the U.S and Canada. In honor of this great month, we shine the spotlight on prominent black writers who gave us profound words of wisdom and inspiration for life.