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Weekly Round-Up: Better than Hollywood gossip, because we won’t mention Justin Bieber

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Hey folks! Welcome back to Weekly Round-Up, where we try to be that friend who always knows everything about everyone’s business, and tells you about it. Except in this case, what we know is the actual business of writing and content marketing. So, it’s all of the intrigue, none of the cattiness. Forbes has a really interesting article this week ...

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10 Reasons to Date a Writer

Maybe it’s because I’m single, yet again, for Valentine’s Day. Maybe the taste of spring time we experienced this week caused the birds and the bees to stir. Whatever the reason, I found myself wondering what a writer has to offer in a relationship that, say, a waitress or a window cleaner does not. Consider these 10 reasons why dating a writer, ...

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If You’re an Agency, How Do You Pick the Best Writer for Your Job?

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Agencies are regularly faced with the difficult task of finding the correct, quality writer for each new writing job. This is a job unto itself, as there are many writers who are good at some types of writing and not so good at others. For example, feature article writing requires a certain set of writing skills while web copywriting requires an entirely ...

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WriterAccess Pricing Guide

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Download the Guide Here! The following Pricing Guide is currently being reviewed by several hundred writers and customers at WriterAccess. Leave your questions and comments below!

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Tips for Business Communication

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6 Tips for Business Communication This video comes from Steven R. Van Hook PhD and outlines six important tips for effective business writing. In this video, Van Hook provides his tips along with specific examples for use and phrasing to most clearly convey your business message to your readers. Van Hook also includes examples of good vs. bad writing throughout ...

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Five Books Every Writer Should Have on Their Desk… And Why

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It doesn’t take long for a writer’s desk to morph into some sort of untamed beast, overflowing with drafts, letters, writing utensils, unpaid bills, and probably even half a pizza under there somewhere. With all this junk assuming so much space, it leaves precious little room for some of a freelance Web copywriter’s best assets—books! Of course, most writers are ...

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Cloud Storage: Bringing Personal Media Out of the Box

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One of the great draws of writing is its sea of possibilities. No limits. There’s always a way to raise the bar and challenge yourself. Personally, I like how the discipline of writing manages to strike a balance between cooperative and competitive with an excellent support system even amongst professional writers. Of course, the kind of writer I am today, ...

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Most Influential Commercial Jingles and How Writers Can Make an Impact

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It may seem simply, and even slightly silly, but some of the most influential words in our lives are the commercial jingles we hear day in and day out on the TV, radio and computer. These catchy, short phrases set to a fun tune become embedded in our heads, allowing us to relate a song to a brand to a product—and ultimately impacting the overall success of an ...

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Remember Ferris When You Write

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Whenever I catch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on TV, I have to watch it. No longer would it matter what I was watching before, or what I was doing, or what I planned on doing. No longer did any of it matter, because Ferris Bueller was on TV, and when Ferris Bueller is on TV, you watch it. But I digress. Last night, while exploring the wonders of the internet, I ...

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Writing Tips I’ve Learned from Classic Superbowl Commercials

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Being an advertising writer means you have to be a jack of all trades. You’re a teacher, getting information across to your audience. You’re a novelist, creating emotion where it didn’t exist. You’re a content writer, hooking in the reader with interesting phrases. Most of all, you do it in fewer words than anyone else does. Whether ...

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Why to Focus on Developing Writing Skills in One Industry

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Writing work is available in every industry from technical manuals to food blogging and developing marketing materials. Not many writers can do all of that, and those who try are generally not as good as someone who specializes in that industry. As a writer, there are many advantages to focusing your time and effort on developing writing skills in one particular ...

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The Six Best Blogs of 2011

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With all of the blogs out there—more than 150 million as of 2010—you may have to slog through quite a few clunkers to reach the best of the blogosphere. Of course, the concept of “best” is subjective; after all, there must be at least a few people that consider “Battlefield Earth” among the best films ever created. Like choosing the “best” movie, deciding ...

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