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13 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself as a Writer

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 4, 2013


Life is not always straightforward. Ask yourself enough of the right questions to better understand yourself, your purpose and your career.

8 Quick Tips to Make Sure Your Mornings Count

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 24, 2013

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The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following hours, days and even the rest of your life! How do you make sure your every morning counts?

3 Effective Ways to Keep Yourself Accountable

by Christina Gillick | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 11, 2013


One of the perks of a freelance career is "being your own boss." But, this perk is also one of the most difficult things about freelancing. How do you keep yourself accountable?

30 Obnoxious Phrases to Expunge from Your Writing Today

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 4, 2013

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Want to write more forcefully and professionally without trading in puffery? Expunge these obnoxious words and phrases that add nothing to the meaning of your sentences.

How to Get Through Each Day as an Introvert Writer

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 25, 2013


Do people often think you are shy, antisocial or aloof? Many people are misunderstood in this way. Here's how to thrive as an introvert writer in an extrovert world that can't stop talking.

5 Ways to Detect Lying Clients by Reading Their Facial Cues [INFOGRAPHIC]

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

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Ever wondered  what a client's facial expression really means when talking to them? See this fun infographic that looks at how to read microexpressions and decode what they tell you about a client's real impressions.

David Ogilvy’s 10 Tips to Write Well

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 4, 2013

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Good writing is not a natural gift. You have to learn to write well. The "Father of Advertising" offers 10 snippets of advice on how to write well.

5 Tips to Stay Totally Committed to Your Goals

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

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Most of us know what we really want to do in life, but just haven’t pursued it because we are too attached to the comfort, safety and simplicity of our routines. However, if you truly want to grow and actualize your innermost dreams and capabilities, you must stay totally committed to your goals.

10 Reasons Why I Love Writing for the Internet (And Why You Should Too)

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

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Writing online is the next big frontier that is bolstering demand for writers and authors who have Web and multimedia skills. Here’s why I am excited about writing for the web and why you should too.

Ace Your Next Web Headline with a 'Power Hook'

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 4, 2013


What makes an article's headline captivating enough that people feel inclined to click the link and read the body of the article? It’s what we call a power hook. A power hook can make the difference between a wildly viral post (worth gold on the Internet) and a stale post worth little if anything online.

Content Marketing: 5 Best Content Creator Roles in Marketing

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 25, 2013

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Are you geared up for content creators’ roles in marketing? Content marketing is a new term that's reverberating across the Internet and taking companies and online professionals by storm. Quick-thinking content creators are establishing themselves as experts in the burgeoning industry. 

13 Steps to Write Better Web Content [Infographic]

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 27, 2013

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Do you want to write better content for your website? This fun infographic shows 13 basic steps (or checklists) to write better web content that gets your readers to respond—whether it is purchasing a product or service, signing up for a newsletter, downloading an e-book or simply leaving a comment? Enjoy!

Are You Creating Web Content that Resonates with Your Readers?

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 17, 2013

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If you have been writing regularly for some time, you know how important creating value-rich content that resonates with your readers is when it comes to marketing and scaling online. So, have you been creating content that strikes a chord with your readers?

One Little Word that Will Move You Forward in Business and Life

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 1, 2013

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What do you say when a client is wrong? What about when a client asks you to work for far below your normal rate—what do you say? You say NO, amiably. Saying no can be one of the most powerful habits you develop to move your professional and personal life forward.

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.