Never Underestimate the Power of White Space

When you are blogging, your readers likely are not reading everything that you are writing. Sorry to say! Most of us online readers are skimming the page. It’s just what we all do. Usually we are looking for pieces of information and just want to be able to find the answers and then move on. So in order to help our readers out, we create a lot of white space.

Accepting Feedback as a Freelance Writer

While I was getting my undergrad degree in English, in all my writing courses we would have numerous peer review days. This was when you would give a draft of your story to another classmate and have them review and edit it. I dreaded these days. Not another peer review day! At first, it’s a … Continue reading Accepting Feedback as a Freelance Writer

Bloggers: Write Like You Talk

No one enjoys reading a research paper. Even if it’s the most interesting topic you can imagine, putting it in a research theme type of paper, can quickly become snoozefest. If your blog is too formal it can feel like a monotone robot spewing out information. Which, people in academics seem to love but the rest of us searching online need a little bit more fun and engagement.

Tips for Writer’s Block

At some point in all writers’ careers, it’s going to happen. The inevitable writers block. It could last for a few minutes, a few days or even longer. I know that sometimes, it can take me a few days to find the right words or the right way to deliver the message I’m trying to … Continue reading Tips for Writer’s Block

What is SEO?

SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimization. SEO is a method of creating and organizing your website so that it ranks in the top section of a search result.

Because let’s face it…we don’t tend to scroll down or let alone click onto the second page, when looking for google search results. We typically will click on the top sites that are shown to us