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Self-Publishing in the Digital Age: The Rise of Kickstarter as a Force in Publishing

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 21, 2016

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Kickstarter has emerged as a significant force in publishing. The popular funding platform for creative projects is now launching more books than all but the very largest publishers.

Print Books Still More Popular than eBooks or Audio Books, Study Finds

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 19, 2016

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A growing number of people are reading ebooks on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books in digital formats, such as ebooks and audio books.

The Huffington Post South African Edition Launches, Breaks Ground in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 17, 2016

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The Huffington Post and South African publisher Media24 have announced a new partnership that will see a local version of the site launch in South Africa. HuffPost South Africa will go live in November.

The Secret to Share-Worthy Content: 3 More Tips for Awesome Content Creation

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 15, 2016

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Google AdSense’s Audience Development Specialist, Jay Castro, recently shared three great tips for creating share-worthy content. See three more.

Facebook, Twitter and 30 Other News and Tech Organizations Partner to Fight Spread of Fake News

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 14, 2016

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Facebook, Twitter and over 30 news and technology organizations have partnered with First Draft, a Google-backed organization, to stop the spread of fake stories sourced from social media.

Your Health and Fitness are Essential for Success. Here’s Why…

by Evelyn Kail | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 13, 2016

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Whether it’s easy for us or not, taking care of our health should always come first because if you are not healthy, it's difficult to be successful – at work or home. But what are the top factors that influence your health and fitness?

21 Mind-Opening Quotes by Alan Watts That Will Stir Up the Thinker in You

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 12, 2016

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British philosopher, writer and speaker Alan Watts offered astonishing insights on a wide range of subjects ranging from personal identity, the true nature of reality and higher consciousness, to the meaning of life, love, death and concepts and images of God and the non-material pursuit of happiness.

Book of the Month, Aug. 2016: Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 9, 2016

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This is a story chronicling a young, orphaned slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom — in the antebellum South. The ambitious reach and cool embrace of irony in this novel will strike a chord of recognition.

How to Steal Like a Creative Genius: 7 Insights for the Beginning Creator

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 6, 2016

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If you are like most creative people who want to create something great, you probably wrestle with the fear of not being good enough or original enough. Well, this problem can be solved easily by stealing the best ideas like an artist—a genius creative artist.

Twitter Will Pay You to Post Videos on Its Platform, Up to 70 Percent of Ad Revenue

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 2, 2016

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Twitter has announced it is going to start splitting ad revenue with individual content creators who post videos on its platform. It will give about 70% of ad revenue to content creators, making it an even better deal than YouTube.

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