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Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn: Here’s What it Means for Both Companies — And for You

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 17, 2016


Microsoft recently created an online media shockwave when it announced that it is purchasing LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. But, what does this all mean for the two companies, and for you?

How to Overcome Writing Plateau Just by Tweaking Your Mindset

by Sarah Williams | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 13, 2016


Our minds can be our best friends or our greatest enemies. And when we hit a writing plateau, they are often the latter. This is why it’s so important to make the mental adjustments necessary for moving forward with your work.

New Study Says Solutions Headlines Attract More Website Traffic

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jun 6, 2016


There’s no substitute to writing valuable headlines. However, a new study has found that solution-oriented headlines outperform non-solutions headlines in generating more clicks for stories.

How Much Time Do You Allocate to Rewriting?

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 30, 2016


Writing is a skill that is quite common these days. But, not everybody can legitimately claim to be a skilled writer. The main difference between everyday writing that everybody does and serious writing that professionals do is the proportion that is re-writing.

Why This Reporter Quit Her Job at Business Insider After Only 10 Months

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 19, 2016


For many writers, journalists and reporters, working for established digital news organizations like Business Insider would be a dream come true. But, do you know what working for such digital news organizations entails? Are you aware of the challenges you are likely to encounter working there?

Why Being Genuine Is Essential to Success – Even More Than Having High EQ

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 9, 2016


Some of the most successful individuals in history are celebrated because of their great emotional intelligence (EQ). But, upon closer examination you soon realize that being genuine is essential; it is what qualifies high EQ on the road to success.

How I Earn Over $100,000 a Year as a Freelance Writer

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 26, 2016


Wouldn’t it be great—to earn $100,000 or more each year as a freelance writer? If you have dreamt of getting paid to write, but have had no idea where to start, Danny Margulies, founder of FreelanceToWin, offers some handy tips on how he, and many others, do it.

37 Quotes to Inspire You to Keep Pushing Forward Towards Your Dreams

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 18, 2016


Turn to these quotes whenever you feel you need some inspiration and words of encouragement on your way toward the future and success you desire.

AP Style Update: "Internet" and "Web" No Longer Capitalized

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 12, 2016

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The Associated Press has announced that in the 2016 edition of its AP Stylebook guide to English grammar and usage, the words "internet" and "web" will no longer be capitalized.

People Who Point Out Typos are Jerks, Study Finds

by Sophie Kleeman | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 8, 2016


Apparently, people who are more sensitive to written typos and constantly point out grammatical errors are the kinds of Type A jerks everyone already suspects them to be.