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Creative Slump? Overcome Writers Block through the Outdoors

by Elliot Caleira | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 16, 2017

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Whether you’re a creative professional, or just a simple hobbyist, droughts of inspiration and productivity inevitably face writers. The outdoors hold a cure.

5 Keys to Offset Your Tendency to Procrastinate

by Clara Freeman | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 14, 2017

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Procrastination can be a huge productivity challenge. Fortunately, there are simple ways to nip it in the bud and manage your time better.

Why You Should Continue to Grind It Out

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 11, 2017

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Sometimes the decision to quit is the right one. However, when it comes to achieving success, it’s the grind that’s ultimately going to make the difference.


Like YouTube, Snapchat Wants to Start Paying Its Top Content Creators

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 8, 2017

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Snapchat wants to start paying its top creators as it seeks to give users a financial incentive to broaden the way they use the app.

15 Ways Technology can Improve Your Creativity

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 5, 2017

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The world is becoming more technological. As it becomes more technological, you need to start thinking of technology more like a paintbrush.

Audible Lets You ‘Skip to the Good Part’ in Narrated Romance Novels

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 2, 2017

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Fans of romantic novels may have something new to celebrate. A new feature in Audible Romance lets you jump straight to the action in romance audiobooks where things get, uh, steamy.

10 Ways Resourceful People Build Resilience, Turn Failure into Success

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 30, 2017

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Steve Maraboli is quoted as saying “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” But how can you become more resilient? You can learn from the most resourceful people.

16 Word Substitutions to Improve Boring Writing

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 27, 2017

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A good way to improve your writing and grammar expression is to choose words carefully. Check out a handy resource for substituting some of the most boring words in texts of all sorts to strengthen your writing.

Facebook News Feed Essentials You Should Know to Insulate Yourself from Impending Algorithm Change

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 25, 2017

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Facebook is testing a change to its News Feed where it is moving non-promoted posts to a secondary “Explore” feed. You need to prepare for it.

7 Digital Marketing Trends that’ll Skyrocket Your Business

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 23, 2017

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In order to grow your business in the digital age, you need to keep up with the latest marketing trends, especially these seven trends.

People Who Let Go of Being Liked Have Better Careers. Want to Know Why?

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 19, 2017

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It can be tough to let go of the desire to please everyone, but people who let go of being liked by everyone ultimately have better careers than those who don’t let go. And there are good reasons why.

Amazon Allows Teens to Independently Shop, Stream Content on Its Site

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 17, 2017

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Teenagers can now create their own Amazon accounts and independently shop on the site as long as they want—with caveats, of course.

New York Times Tough, New Social Media Guidelines Warn Writers against Expressing ‘Partisan Opinions’

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 14, 2017

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The Times’ is warning its journalists to take extra care to avoid expressing “partisan opinions,” prompting questions on the role of writers in speaking their truth on social media.

How to Develop a Digital Marketing Strategy that Grows Your Business Fast

by Alycia Gordan | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 11, 2017

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Digital marketing is ever-evolving, but some things remain essential for an effective strategy that grows your business.

YouTube Rumps Up Efforts to Take on Netflix and Hulu

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 9, 2017

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YouTube is ramping up efforts to gain streaming rights of movies and television shows as it strives to compete with Netflix and Hulu.

15 Timeless Steve Jobs Quotes on Success, 6 Years after His Death

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 6, 2017

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Despite passing away in 2011, Steve Jobs continues to influence our lives today. Here are incredible quotes from the Apple Inc. founder and former CEO on how to succeed in life and business.

Google Lays Out Plan to Boost Publishers’ Subscriptions Revenues

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 4, 2017

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Google has laid out a new focus to help publishers drive subscription revenue. The company said it plans to ramp investment in this area.

Harvard’s Steven Pinker on How to Be a Great Writer

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 2, 2017

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You wouldn't ordinarily take writing advice from a neuroscientist—but this Harvard psycholinguist and neuroscientist has helpful writing tips for you.

How Some Websites Secretly Hijack Your PC to Generate Revenue Online

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 29, 2017

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As website properties continue to struggle to survive on revenue from online ads and paid subscriptions, some are turning to hidden code that hijacks unsuspecting users’ PCs to mint virtual cash.

Twitter Is Increasing Its Charater Limit for Tweets to 280 Characters

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 27, 2017

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The micro-blogging site is expanding beyond its 140-character limit for the first time in select languages, including English.

Ev Williams Is Sourcing Writers to Produce Original Content for Medium 3.0

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 24, 2017

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Evan Williams wants to pivot writers and editors to grow Medium 3.0, his latest iteration of Medium.com’s “partners” program.

5 Tips for Leveraging Online Influencers for More Sales on Your eBook Store

by Wendy Dessler | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 21, 2017

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Authors and other creative entrepreneurs are making part of a living on the sale of eBooks. They are publishing eBooks directly to their own eBook download stores and using influencer marketing to drive sales.

How Nature Fosters Personal Growth and Development for Creative Types

by Elliot Caleira | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 18, 2017

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For centuries poets and other creative types have celebrated the invigorating rush that comes with time spent in nature. Now scientists are unraveling answers to how nature drives personal growth and development.

The Benefits of Using Facebook Live for Business: Why You Should Try It

by Catherine vanVonno | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 15, 2017

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Did you know that compared to images and textual content, videos on popular social networking sites pull up to a 1,200% higher engagement? That’s what you get with Facebook Live.

Facebook Is Testing a New Feature Enabling You to Find a Mentor or Mentee

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 13, 2017

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Facebook is continuing its move into LinkedIn’s territory with a new feature facilitating mentoring relationships between its users.

7 Inspirational Quotes from Barnes & Noble to Uplift You [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 11, 2017

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We all feel down from time to time. Here’s some uplifting quotes from Barnes and Noble to inspire you right here.

This Is the Best Posture for Reading Books

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 8, 2017

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These five things will help you maintain the correct reading posture so you can safely and comfortably read longer.

The Secret to Achieving Success is Who You Marry, Study Shows

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 4, 2017

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You’ve probably suspected it all along. Now there is scientific evidence that backs up the notion that the secret to success is the person you marry.

Elon Musk Wants You to Read This Book to Prepare for How AI Will Affect You

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 30, 2017

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Elon Musk is recommending a new book by MIT professor Max Tegmark that looks at issues of how artificial intelligence will affect all aspects of our society.

Facebook Is Removing the Ability to Boost These 17 Post Types in Pages

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 28, 2017

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Facebook is removing the ability to boost some posts types in business Pages as of September 15, 2017.

5 Things That Matter Most When Planning Your Digital Marketing Strategy

by Ella Rich | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 25, 2017

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Everyone in businesses today needs to consider these key things when designing their digital marketing strategy.

10 Personality Traits of Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs [Infographic]

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 21, 2017

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These are the personality traits successful entrepreneurs have that help them create the environment for success.

AP Launches Listing of Viral Fake News Headlines of the Week

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 18, 2017

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Coming on the heels of Donald Trump launching a new so-called 'real news' online TV network, the AP has launched a weekly listing of fake news stories that have gone viral in the week.

5 Scientific Ways Nature Improves Creativity

by Elliot Caleira | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 15, 2017

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As the world whizzes by, science is telling us nature is a wonderful way for us to slow down, think, and let our brains focus and be more creative.

5 Reasons Why You Need Video Marketing to Survive in the Digital World Today

by Conor Grant | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 12, 2017

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Video marketing is becoming vital in today’s digital world. These are some of the reasons why you need to incorporate it in your business now.

Google’s Project Fi Wireless Option – Can It Really Save You Money?

by Johny Kershwas | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 9, 2017

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How would you like a cheaper wireless option? Google Project Fi is touted as a great alternative to conventional phone carriers for an inexpensive wireless plan—for good reasons.

15 Positively Inspiring Quotes to Help You See the Amazing Potential Life Offers

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 7, 2017

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Sometimes we forget what an amazing gift life really is. These quotes will remind you the amazing potential that life has to offer.

LinkedIn Is Rolling Out a Free Service Connecting Users to Mentors

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 4, 2017

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If you have ever wanted to have a mentor to guide you in your career, you may be in luck. LinkedIn has begun rolling out a new service that matches potential mentors and mentees on its platform.

Are You Selecting the Best Music for Your Inspiration While Writing?

by Kaya Johnson | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 1, 2017

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The work of a writer is often a lonesome one if you think about it. But with the right music playing in the background, you can create the right mood and lock out all elements of distractions while writing.

10 Tips for Writing Compelling B2B Marketing Content

by Jennifer Scott | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 30, 2017

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Business to business (B2B) marketing is one of the most niche marketing industries. There are rules and guidelines to abide by in B2B marketing.

How to Tap Nature for Creative Inspiration: 3 Ways Nature Induces Creativity

by Elliot Caleira | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 27, 2017

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You probably want to be the best you can be in life and business—we all do. Develop and improve your well-being and creativity using one of the most unlikely tools: nature.

Google Still Dominates Digital and Mobile Ad Revenue, Facebook Trailing Behind

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 25, 2017

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Google has been a leader in digital ad revenue for years. But is Google still the world leader today with the rise of soaring digital advertising competitors like Facebook? The simple answer is, yes.

How to Increase Your Optimism in Life and Business, as Per Psychology

by Sahiba Sadana | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 21, 2017

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Most of us find negativity easy to attract than positivity, and yet we never give it much thought. But, if you have an off-putting mindset, you could end up in places that you never wished for. Fortunately, there are ways to increase your optimism with minimal effort.

Do You Use Wikipedia for Personal Branding?

by Santhej Kallada | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 19, 2017

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Today, the idea of Wikipedia for personal branding is growing in popularity among professionals looking to differentiate themselves, become a known name and increase their brand visibility online.

Why Writing Is Both a Science and An Art

by Erica Silva | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 17, 2017

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You have probably heard that writing is both a science and an art. That may be true for the artistic endeavors, but how does that play out in actually writing a meaningful story?

Quick Tips for Cold-Pitching Big Publishers

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 14, 2017

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Want to pitch editors successfully, and get published on large publishers like HuffPost, The Next Web and Entrepreneur? One thing editors are going to look for is whether you can actually write.

Posting More than 50 Times on Facebook Could Get You Labeled as Fake News

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 12, 2017

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Facebook recently updated its News Feed algorithm to limit the reach of people who frequently blast low quality links to the social network. Now if you post more than 50 links, you may by flagged as “Fake News.”

5 Tips for Building Your Own Remote Digital Marketing Team

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 10, 2017

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A key goal of many businesses is to build a strong online presence. If your blog or company website is fully optimized and you're looking to build authority, it may be time to scale things and boost your online presence using a remote marketing team.

Snapchat Finally Lets Users Add Links to External Websites in Snaps

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 6, 2017

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Snapchat has unveiled a new feature that allows users to link out to external websites through their Snaps. The new feature called Paperclip is one that many have been asking for from the social networking platform.

Interested in Getting into Podcasting? Here’s a Quick Checklist for Starting a Successful Podcast

by Alexis Davis | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 3, 2017

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Podcasting is hot right now. It seems everyone is dipping a toe into the digital audio waters – and for good reasons too. Podcasting is a powerful marketing weapon. It can help you build a great relationship with your listeners, if you know how to execute it properly.

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