How can you ensure your growth as a writer? It’s all here.
Whether you’re trying to build your personal brand or create content for a client, it can feel like everything’s been said before, so what’s the point? Wrong! Here is a way to work around it…because everything HAS been said before.
Learn how to make your writing more concise and direct! We’ll even take a look at one of my very old blog posts and tear it apart…
Even as a content writer, it’s important to have a background in copywriting. I’ve been hired as a copywriter and was asked to write content and I’ve been hired as a general marketing writer and have had to write copy and content, so it never hurts to be familiar with both in case the need arises for you to write one or the other!
I’ve got some pretty awesome fellow writers in the Twitterverse who had some golden advice on how to stay motivated to write and I am going to break each of them down. They completely nailed it!
Punctuation is a crucial tool to use in your writing to clearly communicate your ideas. One area of punctuation that tends to trick many are the dashes—em dashes, en dashes, and hyphens specifically. Let’s talk about how using them correctly can take your writing up a notch! Read more.
Part of developing a good brand is to stay consistent with your style. Think about it: if McDonald’s all of a sudden changed their colors to purple and blue on the sign out front but the inside of the restaurant was still red and yellow, we’d be a little confused.
You write a paragraph and read it twice to make edits before moving on. You write another couple lines and stop to edit. Because it has to be perfect. After another couple of lines, you give up. It will never sound good enough. You walk away.
What’s the “About” section on LinkedIn all about anyway? Many professionals don’t take it seriously enough, but it can serve as a key differentiator from your competition if you do it right. It’s a small but powerful piece of your profile that could turn the heads of potential clients or employers.
You want to write and you want to make some money, so how is it all possible?