Today, every content writer wants to get featured on popular niche blogs. But how do you get your post published on top-notch websites that are bombarded with hundreds of guest posting pitches daily? Guest blogger Val Razo offers advice on effective pitching.
As search engine optimization evolves, writers need to focus on the language real people use when they are trying to find an answer online. Discover how to create articles and webpages that answer questions and boost SEO with Answer The Public.
Before Jeff Goins started Goinswriter.com, he tried and failed at starting many other different blogs. In this article, he synthesizes everything he's learned into one master post about starting a successful blog.
Blogging can be a true springboard to the career and life you want. But its benefits are only possible if you blog intelligently and really wow your readers. Bad articles won’t help you reach your goals. In fact, writing them can be a huge waste of time. In this article, Dave Chesson looks at 5 of the most common mistakes he sees newbie bloggers making and tells how to avoid them.
Have you heard of Doug the Pug or Grumpy Cat? Here’s how to start your own pet blog.
One of the biggest problems that creative people face is how to take their imagined ideas and communicate them clearly and effectively in writing. I dread to think how many incredible adventures, concepts, and viewpoints are locked up in the brains of people who struggle with the technical elements of writing. The part of the brain that we use for imaginative thinking is quite different from the part that actually crafts the sentences. And the quickest way to lose a reader’s confidence—even if your ideas are water-tight—is to present them with clumsy, awkward, error-filled writing.
You’ve been blogging for a while now and the posts are starting to pile up. What's the next step? Turning your blog into a book. We explain how and why.
The words you use in your content can strengthen or weaken your prose. In this article, we teach you how to boost the power of your content by eliminating non-words and weak phrases that take up space but dilute your statements.
Words, said at the right time, in the right way, by the right person, have changed the world. In this article, we take a look at the power of personal writing.
Artificial intelligence is coming to all kinds of industries. Is it coming to writing? Writer Jennifer Xue examines how this new technology might affect our craft.
Our brains are overstimulated. As writers, we need to let our mind rest so new ideas will grow. Find ways that allow you space to pause, slow down, and let go of unproductive thoughts.
Business writing is such an fascinating application of writing. It’s very pragmatic. Strong business writing can propel both careers and businesses. It’s the channel that transmits nearly all business work and insight and interaction. It flows up, down, laterally, internally, and externally to customers. It’s the foundation of business. Why then, is it so bad? Business writing is notorious for bloated, business-speak nonsense. Despite its off-putting name, I highly recommend the book Why Business People Speak Like Idiots. It was originally published in 2005, yet it sadly still captures the epidemic of business-speak so well.
While affiliate links are commonly used online, their proper and *legal* usage is not widely understood. After a little research, I’ve come up with a few questions and answers.
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In this article, we explore the benefits of concept-based content for writers, readers, and search engines. Find out how to start using concept-based content for better search results.