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The Unpaid Contributor Network Model for Online Publishing Is Dying

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Mar 8, 2017


In today’s world where ‘fake news’ is a real problem, demand for credible news and information is greater than ever. This demand is hurting the widespread contributor network model that many online publishers adopted  as a shortcut to cheaply scale their publishing efforts.

Google Retires its AdSense Plugin for WordPress

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Mar 6, 2017


Google has officially announced it is ending support or access to its AdSense Plugin for WordPress, but has reassured it can better support WordPress publishers through “new innovative features.”

New Tool for More Easily Moving Your Medium Posts to Announced

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Mar 3, 2017


As requests from users on how to move their content from online publishing platform Medium to a site increases, has introduced a new import tool to help you do just that in a few clicks.

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Health Issues as a Freelance Writer

by Kevin Nelson | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 28, 2017


Freelancer writers often struggle to maintain the right work-rest balance, especially when a deadline is near. But, it is important for freelancers to take care of their own health. These tips can help you better take care of yourself and avoid health issues when you work as a freelancer.

Facebook’s New Job Board Ushers in a New Era of Job Recruiting Online

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 26, 2017


On Feb. 16 Facebook debuted its long-awaited job board, a recruiting feature that leverages social media to connect great jobs with great candidates. The job board is ushering in a new era in online recruiting, especially for people seeking hourly or part-time jobs.

6 Essential Tips to Help You Make Money When Your Blog is Brand New

by Vincent Hill | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 23, 2017

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Blogging is one of the most attractive ways to make money online, but there are a few key things you need to keep in mind to succeed with a new blog and make good money out of it.

Facebook User Engagement, Posting Behavior Has Declined, Report Says

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 20, 2017


Mavrck, a micro-influencer marketing platform, last week published a report that compared how Facebook engagement levels with user-generated posts and brand-generated posts changed over the course of 2016. The study established that average engagement per post decreased, indicating marketers and brands need to adapt their Facebook marketing tactics.

YouTube Will Stop Serving 30-Second Unskippable Video Ads

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 18, 2017


As competition from rising video sharing platforms like Facebook and Snapchat increases, YouTube announced it will axe its 30-second unskippable video ads to provide a better advertising experience for online users.

Self-made Millionaire: Founder & CEO of The Penny Hoarder Reveals Secrets for His Success

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 15, 2017


Like many Millennials in college, Kyle Taylor was struggling with massive student loans and debt when he started Today the site is a fully fledged media company, ranked 32 on Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies. How did Taylor do it, and turn his life around?

Flipboard Introduces ‘Smart Magazines’ for Quick Access to Stories You Care About

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 13, 2017


Flipboard recently unveiled a newly re-imagined version 4.0 of the news aggregator app that will reportedly focus on people’s passions and empower you to get to the stories that matter most to you.

Why More People Are Returning to Nature for Creative Inspiration and Inner Healing

by Elliot Caleira | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 9, 2017


The importance of a return to nature for therapy, inner healing and creative inspiration is not a new idea. Henry David Thoreau wrote about it in his classic book "On Walden Pond," now considered a therapeutic manual.

Words are Loaded: Why The Wall Street Journal Editor Limited Use of ‘Majority Muslim’ Country

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 6, 2017


The Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerard Baker recently defended his decision to ban use of the words “majority-Muslim countries” in coverage of President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban, saying “words are loaded.”

Apple’s New App Store Search Ads Paying Off for Publishers

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 3, 2017


In October 2016, Apple Inc. launched it’s highly anticipated App Store Search Ads product that started showing ads in the iOS App Store for U.S. users. Publishers and marketers are already reporting excellent results with the search ads in increasing audiences for their mobile apps.

30 Easy Ways to Increase Your Amazon Affiliate Earnings [Infographic]

by Jenny Holt | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 1, 2017


Would you like to build a profitable Amazon affiliate business? Check out some effective ways an entrepreneur can increase their Amazon affiliate earnings and make their business more profitable.

Trump May Reverse Net Neutrality Rules, Online Entrepreneurs “Freaking Out.”

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jan 30, 2017

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President Donald Trump’s administration has signaled a new policy approach that could completely remake the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and reverse “net neutrality rules” intended to help keep the playing field level for online entrepreneurs and businesses.  





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