That’s the reaction most people give me when I tell them that I’m a web writer.
Granted, I enjoy that reaction. But what I enjoy most is the reaction I get when I elaborate. [Read more…]
Essential web writing advice
Julian Assange is a wanted man. On like an international scale.
Among the nations that publicly want him are the United States and Australia.
Who knows who’s after him behind the scenes.
But how could a pale, skinny, white-haired programmer and activist from Australia possibly get himself in so much trouble?
Easy. [Read more…]
You’ve been on my mind a lot lately.
When I’m out cutting the lawn. Or running on the shoulder of the country road near my house. Or when I look at my daughter and the long strand of pink hair weaved into her hair. [Read more…]
Lists are a dime a dozen. There’s a reason for that.
Backpacker. Cosmopolitan. Oprah. Men’s Health. Good. Consumer Reports. Wired. You name it, magazines employ lists.
And there are no shortage of lists on the web on how to become a better writer. From Brian Clark’s short but elegant 10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer to James Altucher’s 33 Unusual Tips to Being a Better Writer.
So why another list on becoming a stronger writer? Good question. [Read more…]
Okay. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that if you’re a entrepreneur, copywriter, freelancer or business owner, you probably have a website or blog.
No surprise there.
But let me go even further out on that limb and say you’re probably not sure if it’s a good website or not…
First of all, you’re not sure if people are actually making it to your site. Second, you’re not sure if the people who are finding your website or blog are actually finding what they need.
Am I right?
To make matters worse, it costs money to host your website or blog. [Not a lot. But if you’re not making money, even a little money is hard to lose, right?]
You’ve got two options, really. [Read more…]