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Writer Rant: 10 Ways Being a Freelance Website Writer is Like Being a Zombie

Posted on by Tracy S
Sometimes being a freelance website writer is a lot of fun, such as when I can sleep in on a rainy Monday morning when all my friends are sitting in the brutal Atlanta traffic. However, there are negatives too. In fact, while I was talking about my job to my fiancé, I realized—there are days that I feel more like

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Weekly Round-Up (Weirder Than a Blood Moon)

Hello and welcome back to the Round-Up! Did you see the blood moon this week? Folks west of the Mississippi reported a good view, while everyone to the east reported the presence of too many clouds. Personally, I saw it the same way I see most things in nature– on the internet. (I wish I could blame that on the

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From Brainstorm to Content Order – Organizing Your Thoughts When You Use Freelance Writing Services

Posted on by Tracy S
Chances are you use freelance writing services because you are extremely busy and perhaps you are not comfortable putting your thoughts into words. This is a great solution for many busy people because you can obtain the benefits of content marketing, without spending time and effort to write blog posts and other content yourself—and likely the results are even better.

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Looking to Jump Start Your Creativity? Stop Writing!

Professional content writing is a great career. Your opportunities are endless. You can make as much or as little money as you want. You can work from home or anywhere else in the world that is convenient for you. Your schedule is also flexible so you can spend time with family or take off on a day trip or week-long

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Micromessages: Conveying your message in limited space

Twitter, Facebook and Google+ are all great platforms for social media marketing, but how do you get your message across in such a short space? When content writers needed to write social media posts, they know a little secret. In two words: be concise. What this means is keep this short and to the point. Here’s how to get your

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4 Simple Organizational Tips for the Ultimate Writing Procrastinator

If nothing else, formal education trained me to procrastinate. I systematically operated under my own half-crazed, caffeine-powered writing sprints, both in timed journalism labs and when working on any other homework project. I generally wrote everything I turned in either the night (or, to be quite honest, the hour) before papers were due. That doesn’t work ...

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Writer Spotlight: Tracy S

This week, meet writer Tracy S from Dallas, GA.  Check out our blog every Wednesday for a new interview with our super talented and always interesting WriterAccess writers! If you had a catchphrase, what would it be? “Awesome!” — I guess it’s from being an 80′s kid, but I WAY overuse the word awesome. What’s your day job super power?

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Find Freelance Writers for Your Blog: Niche Writers to Match Your Unique Voice

“I think I can! I think I can! I think I can!” Keep telling yourself you can, but in reality blogging is hard work! Creating constant posts, facing a volatile audience who might not even check in on a regular basis and competing for attention in a sea of competitors — blog writing is no walk in the park. Still,

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Keyword Gymnastics for Professional Writers

Posted on by Tracy S
Professional writers do more than just put words on a page. This is especially true when writing for the web. One of the most difficult parts of the job today is dealing with the balancing act of using keywords and keyword phrases to help the content accomplish a client’s SEO goals, but also creating content that is easy-to-read for the

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Semantic SEO: Not Just a New Ballgame, a Whole New Ballpark

Posted on by Paula A
Google is building a new ballpark, and one of the building blocks is semantic search. In the old days, content writers were required to embed blatant signals within content in order to have it rank for specific search terms. These signals were keywords, headers and alt tags, to name a few. Searchers typed in a search term, and if you

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Playing the Game of Thrones

“Oh, my sweet summer child,” Old Nan said quietly, “what do you know of fear? Fear is for the winter, my little lord, when the snows fall a hundred feet deep and the ice wind comes howling out of the north. Fear is for the long night, when the sun hides its face for years at a time, and little

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Weekly Stats (Alternate Title: And the Gold Stars Go To…)

Welcome back to Weekly Stats. Do you know how many links to your WA profile are out there on the internet? Well, we do! Behold the five writers with the most links to their profiles: 1. Rebecca M (1281 links)     2. Vince F (427 links)     3. Brenda T (378 links)     4. Catherine C (270 links)     5. Susan B (219

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