17 Things you must understand when writing for the web.

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Recorded: August 17th, 2011 Nick Usborne shares fundamental skills you must have to succeed as a web writer, including key differences between writing online and offline and how to generate a response among your online audience. Read more »

The Reality Blog: Building A Website This Week? Here’s What You MUST Do To Succeed.

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One of Mindy's early bosses was an inspiration to productivity. She managed a demanding career, a beautiful family and marathon training without missing a beat. Take note of her secret, and if you’re one of the web writers planning to build your professional website this week, make sure your effort is “fail-proof” by taking the essential step Mindy shares in her blog. Read more »

The Reality Blog: How To Put Together Winning Submissions For Spec Assignments And Competitions

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Find out how to make yourself stand out as a professional when you submit to spec assignments, competitions, or job announcements. Mindy shares a few key guidelines that will help make sure your copy lands on the right desk every time ... eventually landing you a possible job! Read more »

The Reality Blog: What Starts In The Mind, Ends With A Paycheck

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What can heavy adjectives and catering to the senses do for you? All kinds of things, according to autoresponder heavyweight Jay White. Mindy examines the gems of his essay today and points out how his special technique can actually make writing a simpler and more agreeable process for you, especially when you’re pulled down by a tough project. Read more »

The Reality Blog: Stamp Out Writer’s Anxiety Forever: Do More Y.O.G.A.

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We all know The Writer’s Life is GREAT for a ton of reasons — but then why do so many of us struggle with anxiety about our chosen career? Mindy shares her own struggles today and reveals how she deals with them. Find out how her approach to Y.O.G.A. might help you. Plus, get details about the new WWW Challenge! Read more »

The Reality Blog: Understanding “Prospect Awareness” Means Easier, More Effective Writing

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No matter how many projects you’ve got under your belt, it’s always wise to revisit some of the core writing principles that make good copy great. In today’s blog Mindy gives you a crash course in writing to the levels of prospect awareness and explains how that will improve your copy. ALSO — take note of the newest WWW Challenge! Read more »

The Reality Blog: The 4 Stages Of Marketing Awareness For Web Writers

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What stage of marketing awareness are you in? As web writers, we all need to know about the vital marketing strategies that make a difference between sinking or swimming in the freelancing world. Find out which stage you should strive for and which marketing tool will make the single biggest difference in your financial success. Read more »