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How Writing Can Help You Avoid Stress and Enjoy a Healthier Life

by Jessica Freeman | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 26, 2016

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Writing can be stressful sometimes, especially when you write for a living and measure success by the way other people perceive your work. But writing doesn’t have to be stressful. You can transform your writing into a stress treatment.

New York Times Launches Confidential Tips Website for Sources

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 22, 2016

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Got a confidential news tip? ... Want to share it with The New York Times? The Times recently launched a confidential tips website with secure communication channels for sources.

New York-based Nonprofit Expands Free Tool to Archive Digital Content

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 20, 2016

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Rhizome, a New York-based digital arts nonprofit organization, recently received a $200,000 grant to expand its free Webrecorder tool. The free Webrecorder tool can help digital professionals reduce the risk of losing important information and materials stored online.

44 Percent of Writers Dissatisfied or Extremely Dissatisfied with Not Getting Bylines for Their Writing, Study Finds

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 16, 2016

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How would you feel if you didn’t get a byline for your writings? A sizeable number of freelance web writers said they were dissatisfied or extremely dissatisfied that they weren’t getting bylines for their writing.

How to Get Blog Posts to Rank High in Search Engines

by Christelle Macri | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 12, 2016

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Want your blog posts to rank higher in search engine results pages (SERPs)? You do not need to be an SEO expert to employ some basic optimization principles to get your blog posts to rank higher in SERPs.

5 Essential Tools That Will Boost Your Business Writing Skills

by Lori Wade | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 9, 2016

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Today’s business world is heavily reliant on written information, from business plans to reports and proposals. These writing tools help with business writing and general language mastery.

Business Execs, Social Influencers Share Favorite Books of 2016

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 7, 2016

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Facebook is running a social media campaign throughout this week in which well-known "business leaders and social influencers" are sharing their favorite books of 2016. The titles are being posted with the #ReadtoLead.

7 Highly Effective Content Development Ideas to Skyrocket Reader Engagement

by Sam Wheeler | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 5, 2016

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Information overload is a common occurrence these days. And as the quantity of content produced has increased, the quality has diluted. Fortunately, there are strategic things writers and content producers can do to improve their content creation and increase reader engagement.

CNN Acquires Video Messaging App Beme, Plans to Launch New Media Brand

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 30, 2016

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CNN announced Monday that it has acquired social video messaging app Beme, with plans to invest in the startup and launch a new media brand focused on storytelling for a younger audience.

Forbes Partners with Advantage Media Group to Launch Its First-ever Book Publishing Imprint

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 28, 2016

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Forbes Media (Forbes), the global media company that operates Forbes.com, has partnered with book publisher Advantage Media Group (Advantage) to launch its first ever book publishing imprint named ForbesBooks.

7 Ways Not to Lose Your Motivation to Write

by Alice Jones | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 25, 2016

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Motivation is very important in our day-to-day lives. For writers, it is almost equal to inspiration. And if inspiration is brought to you by a Muse, you can definitely get motivated on your own.

Fake News is the News Right Now. Here's How to Spot a Hoax Story on Facebook

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 23, 2016

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The proliferation of false story headlines on Facebook and other social networks is misleading scores of people, causing them to believe news that isn't true. Fake news is a growing menace across the world. But, how can you identify a hoax story on social networks and avoid being duped?

4 Ways to Convert Your Writing Hobby into a Successful Business

by Mary Kleim | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 21, 2016

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As modern technology continues to improve and customer’s needs and problems are satisfied in innovative new ways, so too is the digital business landscape progressing. Writers today have a huge opportunity to turn their craft into a successful online business.

Did You Know Happiness Can Make You Less Creative, Competitive?

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 17, 2016

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If you’ve been skeptical about the recent obsession with being happy and widespread works of positive psychology today, there are scientific reasons that may actually justify your skepticism.

16 Empowering Thoughts to Help Us Stand Strong, Get Through Trying Times

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

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For many Americans, the recently concluded Presidential election has taken a massive emotional toll on them. But, as difficult as it may be, life has to go on through the good and bad times; sunny and rainy days. Check out empowering thoughts about acceptance and moving on to help us stand strong and get through inevitable trying times in business and life.

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