Content Marketing’s New Writing Strategy: GEO

If you’ve been writing for the web for more than a week, you’ve heard of SEO, or search engine optimization. In a nutshell, it’s the…

3 Places to Use Hashtags (Beyond Twitter)

Hashtags use popular keywords and the pound symbol to help your online content get found through social media search functions. Hashtags look like this: #webwritingadvice…

Is Your Feedback Fluffy or Fruitful?

I read a lot. Each day I work my way through messages on email, social media, this here cool writing blog and my foodie blog.…

All Writers Need an Editorial Calendar

Whether you post to a blog regularly, write articles for clients or are trying to finish The Great American Novel, you need an editorial calendar.…

The DM Dilemma: Personal or Automated?

I love getting a personal note on email. Or, Facebook messaging. Even a short, sweet sentence on Twitter’s direct messaging (DM) makes me smile. But,…

Con Your Way Out of a Writing Rut

We all get writer’s block on occasion. Since I work at the keyboard daily, it’s not uncommon to find me stepping away for a bit…