Blogger Beware When You Guest Blog

Many freelance writers and bloggers want to get as much exposure as they can. Guest blogging is one way you can increase web traffic and introduce your work to many readers. Is writing for other websites (usually for free) worth it? Yes, it is. Writing for the right websites is the key. Before you guest […]

What Distracts Freelance Writers?

Freelance writers often work from home. Sometimes you will have to avoid distractions throughout the day such as emails, pets, kids, neighbors, condo or apartment maintenance crew, sirens, and anything else that can distract you from writing. Combating distractions is an art form! Working from home has it perks, but it takes discipline. Freelance writers […]

FTC Disclosure Affects Blogs

The new FTC Disclosures for bloggers can be confusing. The bottom line is…if you’re getting paid to write about a product, service, or destination, you must disclose that you’re being paid for it. The reason for this is people who write reviews may not give their honest assessment. Bloggers who mislead readers could face serious […]

What’s the Point of Commenting on Blogs?

Many people comment on blogs for different reasons. Readers comment to gain backlinks, others like to “spread spam” around the internet (spam is deleted), and some want to connect with the blogger and readers of the blog. Whatever your reason is for commenting, you have the option of leaving your website URL. Unfortunately, you may […]

Who Wants to be a Screenwriter?

Screenwriting appeals to people who are “visual” because you show and do not tell your story. The writing is precise and to the point. The key to becoming a successful screenwriter is to be passionate about your story. Writing without passion will ensure your story will be a flop. Some people believe being a screenwriter […]