How to Increase Productivity in 30 Minutes a Day

It’s easy to click over to Facebook and waste the last half hour of your day. Funny memes. Cute cat pictures. Spicy status updates. They…

From Newsroom to Home Office: A Journalist’s Take on Full-Time Freelancing (Video)

A few summers ago, I was honored with the Writer of the Year award from Skyword, a content marketing company based in Boston. During my…

Content Strategy: What Writing Clients Want in 2015

I can’t help but reflect on writing trends as the new year gets underway. There’s one major shift I’ve noticed across the board with my…

10 Apps Every Content Creator Needs

Whether you’re a blogger, author, journalist, marketer or a content creator of all types, apps on mobile devices make life easier. They save time. Streamline…

How to Write a Pitch that Won’t Get Ignored

You have an idea burning in your head. It’s so good, you have to pitch it to a favorite publication or two so the public…

These Words Make or Break Your Blogging Popularity

What are the first few words every reader sees, scans and synthesizes before reading on? The headline. The title. The name of your blog post.…