The Write Blog

23 Nov 2011

SECRETS FOR A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGER OUTREACH CAMPAIGN

by Isabella Woods The internet is packed with information on a whole host of topics, much of which comes from the countless bloggers across the world. Blogging has now become a genuine source of news, information and entertainment, and there is an almost limitless supply of blogs out there. But with this saturation comes a […]

23 Nov 2011

EXAMPLE OF A SUCCESSFUL BLOGGER OUTREACH CAMPAIGN

A couple of months ago, I received an email from a writer looking to promote her client. It started something like this: Hope you’re keeping well. I’m just getting in touch to ask if you’re open to accepting content from freelance writers at The Writers For Hire – if so, I’d love to put together […]

26 Aug 2011

IS YOUR COMPANY MAKING THIS MISTAKE ON FACEBOOK?

If you’re reading this, you probably already know that your company should have a Facebook page. This isn’t another post about why you should use social media marketing. Instead, I want you to try something: Take a second, go to your Facebook business page, and stare at the Wall. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Here’s what […]

28 Jan 2011

HELP FOR NEW WIKIPEDIA ARTICLES

Image via Wikipedia Thinking about starting a new Wikipedia article for yourself or your business – but you just don’t know where to start?  As we’ve mentioned before, not every article idea or subject is appropriate for Wikipedia (go here for a few pointers). So your first step is to determine if your personal/business/product/other Wikipedia […]

22 Nov 2010

STOP BRANDJACKING: HELP WITH ONLINE BRAND & IDENTITY MANAGEMENT

Part of protecting your brand, your business, and even your personal online reputation is making sure that others don’t claim your name or try to impersonate you.  So here’s a hint:  sign up your name, brand, and business on every social media site – even if you don’t use it, even if you don’t have […]

15 Nov 2010

GRAMMAR-FAIL TIEBREAKER: THE VOTES ARE IN!

Thanks to everyone who voted for a second-place winner. The votes are in, and we’d like to congratulate Charlotte P. for taking second place (and for scoring a $25 Amazon.com gift card)! Charlotte submitted this photo of a wearable grammar fail (“Free hugs for qualifed candidates”): So, this brings our first-ever grammar-fail photo contest to […]

04 Nov 2010

CAST YOUR VOTE . . . AGAIN!

First of all, we’d like to congratulate Chris for taking first place! We’ve emailed him his $50 Amazon.com gift certificate! Also, be sure to check out Chris’ website, Part Time Writer. We’d also like to congratulate Ms. Very Married and Charlotte P. They’re tied for second place ($25 gift certificate). We’re kicking off a tiebreaker […]

03 Nov 2010

5 COPYWRITING RULES THAT HAVEN’T CHANGED

How to Write Web Copy that Sells Stuff and Engages People #4: 5 Copywriting Rules that Haven’t Changed It’s our last installment of our blog series on web writing, and we’re ending it by revisiting classic copywriting rules that still apply to creating great online content. 1. Be concise. Snip unnecessary items. To quote the […]

21 Oct 2010

CAST YOUR VOTE!

Our grammar-fail photo contest is officially closed, and we’ve selected our five finalists.  Thanks to everyone who submitted photos!  Voting will close on Thursday, October 28, and we’ll notify first and second-prize winners on our blog and via email.   The five finalists are: 1. “Your Sexy”: College grammar fail from Kevin: 2. “Grils” wallet […]

20 Sep 2010

HOW TO WRITE WEB COPY THAT SELLS STUFF AND ENGAGES PEOPLE #3: 5 WEB WRITING MISTAKES THAT CAN KILL CONVERSION RATES

In this third installment on writing web copy, we’re touching on some of the most important topics:  the most common mistakes we see (often) that kill websites.  Here’s what to look for (and what to avoid) to boost conversion rates and inspire readers to act. Let’s get started. 1.  Not realizing that the navigation and […]