Why Freelance Writers Should Avoid Job Boards Like the Plague

Why Freelance Writers Should Avoid Job Boards Like the Plague

Every freelancer starts in the exact same place: job boards. Job boards are the easiest place to get started, picking up a few jobs when no one, nowhere, knows who you are or what you do. But there's a problem. Stick with them too long, and you risk jeopardizing your freelancing future. Here's why, and what to do instead.

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Why You Need Plagiarism Checks to Keep Search Engines Happy

Why You Need Plagiarism Checks to Keep Search Engines Happy

As a writer, the worst thing you can do (both ethically and in terms of content promotion) is copy someone else’s work. Sometimes, though, writers accidentally get a little too close. That’s when the plagiarism check at ProWritingAid comes in handy.

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Free Online Grammar Checker

Free Online Grammar Checker

Nothing makes a reader lose faith in a writer faster than a grammar error! The ProWritingAid Editing Tool is one of the world’s best grammar-checkers, but it also looks at elements of style and structure that help you make your writing as strong and clear as possible. Here's a quick guide to how it works.

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An Author's Voice and How to Find It

An Author's Voice and How to Find It

Every writer has a "voice." It's a unique signature that combines the use of diction, punctuation, and syntax. Is this "voice" identical with writing style? How can a new writer cultivate his or her own unique voice? If you already have an author's voice, what can you do to polish it and take it to the next level? Read this article to find out!

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Write Without Adverbs

Write Without Adverbs

The correct use of adverbs can make your prose shine. Learn how to decide which adverbs to keep and which to eliminate.

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Use the Inverted Pyramid to Make Your Point

Use the Inverted Pyramid to Make Your Point

Use the inverted pyramid to increase engagement, boost SEO, and escalate your social media presence. This is a time-tested writing style that gets to the point.

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3 Ways to Trim Your Online Content

3 Ways to Trim Your Online Content

Economy is essential to writing good online content. Yet sometimes, especially with complex topics, it’s tempting to carry on. If you need to trim your content, here are a few ways to do it.

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Why You Should Be Using ProWritingAid’s Google Chrome Extension

Why You Should Be Using ProWritingAid’s Google Chrome Extension

If you’ve been copying and pasting your email or social media content into ProWritingAid’s online editor, that’s wonderful… but there’s an easier way. You should be using ProWritingAid’s Chrome extension.

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Tips for Increasing Blog Readability

Tips for Increasing Blog Readability

Your blog doesn't have to be complicated! The more readable and entertaining your content, the better. We show you how to accomplish this.

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The Writer’s Life: Why It’s Either Feast or Famine

The Writer’s Life: Why It’s Either Feast or Famine

Ever had down days in your writing career? In this post, we'll show you how to establish a consistent revenue stream.

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