Category Archives: Content

Don’t underestimate the power of social media

          The New York Times recently published findings from a Common Sense Media study where the watchdog group found the following: “While 22 percent of teenagers check social networks more than 10 times a day, only … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about writing for the web

The best piece of advice anyone ever gave me about writing for the web was to write as if I’m talking to a person. Because my background is in fiction, this came as life-changing news. We all want to give … Continue reading

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Adverbs: underused and abused

I did a lot of TV watching this past weekend, and I can’t tell you how many times I had to correct an on-screen adverb disaster. Just a little lesson on the part of speech: Adverbs describe verbs. They answer … Continue reading

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Journalists and social media

            There’s a huge debate over how journalists should toe the fine line between their personal activities and professional obligations. A good dose of journalistic judiciousness should suffice, but a handy list always helps. Pull … Continue reading

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Building content and traffic for your new blog

Focus on blog content first, traffic second. This is the advice I read in a recent post by Michael Hyatt, CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers. While I largely agree with his five recommendations for producing posts, a content-only focus—even in … Continue reading

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