Category Archive: Tips for Writing for the Web

Mar
07

If you want a successful marketing campaign then stick to the point!

One of the worst offenses that you can commit while writing your marketing material is to bury the lead. Most campaigns have a primary point that you want to get across e.g. We cook tasty chicken or Our cars are the fastest. So you should focus in on that instead of talking about all of …

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Jan
31

To Wiki or not to Wiki – better known as Should I create a Wikipedia entry for my business?

The short answer is a resounding…Maybe. Putting an entry into Wikipedia about your business is possible and beneficial but it is not as easy as it sounds. There are a few things that you need to know before you try your hand at writing for Wikipedia.

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Jan
13

A few quick tips to improve the quality of your business marketing materials

Everyone wants to produce the best marketing materials possible because you want your company to be seen in the best light but it can be easy to make a mistake. See if this sounds familiar: In your mind, you carefully craft what you want to say in your next blog post, report, press release or …

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Jan
04

Learn how to write an effective press release for digital distribution

I hope everyone had a relaxing holiday season but it is time to get back into the harness and talk about business. I have been writing a lot of press releases in the last few months both for my clients and for myself and it got me to thinking. A lot of you may not know …

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Dec
06

The customer is always right…NOT!

Not if you want to be a successful consultant. I have heard this saying since I was a teenager working in K-Mart and I am sure that you have too. It has been deeply embedded in all of our psyches and both sides would be better off if we forgot it.

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Dec
02

A few of the best plugins to use on a WordPress blog

Build a better blog!

I am always looking for new WordPress plugins to make my life easier. Over the years I have tested out quite a few and slowly built a list of the ones that I use on every website I create. Recently, I wrote a guest post for the Diary of a Mad Freelancer about how to …

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Nov
15

Dont you take that tone with me!

Make your business stand out from the rest

I learned very early that tone is important when trying to communicate with other people. If I took the wrong tone when talking to my mom, she would have me out looking for a switch of the correct length and heft. For you non-southerners that do not know what a switch is, I envy you. …

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Nov
08

Is honesty the best policy for writing web content?

How to create page turning marketing materials

The way that we interact as a community and do business with each other is always shifting and I find the process fascinating. Not too long ago, if you wanted to be taken seriously as a business person, you had to have a brick and mortar building. It gave your clients a sense of stability …

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Nov
05

It turns out that writing for article directories can help your website

If you have read much about SEO then you know what a complex subject that it can be. One of the most difficult things to do in my opinion is to build quality backlinks. Sure, you can go to junk sites and get a bunch of low quality links but quantity isnt quality. You want …

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Nov
04

Want to know how to get clients that need writing for the web?

Question 1

I have been working on an article about how freelance writers can go about getting new clients and exposure for their website. The more I write the bigger the topic seems to get so, unfortunately, it is not finished yet. I noticed today that Carson Brackney wrote an article on the same subject and his article …

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