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The Panda God

In the world of the web content writer, Google is god. It’s simple: when Google sneezes, we jump. We sweat, we worry, we pace, we lose sleep, and we re-evaluateĀ our entire portfolio to appease the newest algorithm changes. If Bing, … Continue reading

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Putting news together | Part two: Determining what’s news

This is a mini-series looking at the process of putting together news articles on Examiner. See Part One if you haven’t read it yet. It may seem simple to go from finding the news to reporting it. However, a large … Continue reading

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Writing fiction for profit – a mercenary perspective

Image by TW Collins via Flickr This morning while browsing through my regular alerts, I came across a wonderful piece by writer and artist “OokamiKasumi,” entitled “Writing for PROFIT.” Ookami writes several fantastic tricks and tips for writers, but this … Continue reading

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Writing job scams: a quick guide on what to avoid

If you’ve ever looked for a writing job on the Internet, chances are you’ve seen a little tag line like the one pictured here. You very likely even recognize the very site this image was taken from. It’s a glorious … Continue reading

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Freelancers, have you checked your voice mail lately?

Image by Imagine24 via Flickr I’m not asking if you’ve looked to see if you’ve missed any calls recently. I’m asking if you’ve listened to your own voice mail recording recently. After all, with our habits of “set and forget,” … Continue reading

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