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How to Beat Writing Roadblock Blue

After a hiatus of more than a year, I am back to blog writing and I am having cold feet. I stared a blank screen for some time, wrote a few words, deleted them, wrote again just to delete and caught myself in a monotonous cycle of writing and deleting. In between, I checked my mails, made some phone calls and by mere accident heard the clock ticking. Dang! This…

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Writing Exercises that will Help You Court Your Readers

There are days when words flow like a beautiful painting on an easel. And then there are those days when all you can think of is that mind-numbing deadline around the corner. Regardless of whether you feel like a painter or a handyman, the fact is that you have to keep your reader interested in what you have to say. I know that the title for this article reminds you…

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4 Bad Habits That Affect Your Content Writing

It is a myth that only highly intelligent people can create exceptionally creative content. Anyone can write and anyone can write creative copies, if they abstain from a few bad habits. The following are the 4 bad habits every content writer should stay away from in order to develop a successful writing career: 1)   Conceptualizing And Evaluating If you conceptualize, write and evaluate at the same time, you are killing…

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Four Types Of Content Writers We Hate the Most

As a content writer turned copywriter turned entrepreneur, I have come across content writers who fall into various categories. Since I am associated with the day-to-day operations of a content writing company based in Bangalore, I get to review quite a few  writing samples or web content from diverse job aspirants. Of the fifty or so applications that we have received in our inbox in the last two months, my…

What on Earth is A Web Content Writer?

By Ambika Indira

Three strangers coming from various writing industries met at a party and they were trying to strike a conversation. Let’s eavesdrop:

A: “I am a copywriter. ”

B: “ Oh! You must be a creative genius. ”

B: “ I am a technical writer. ”

A: “ Wow! You must be earning in thousands!”

C: “ I am a web content writer. ”

A & B: “ What on earth is that?”

The Ultimate Web Content Writer – You

Great title? Check Bullets? Check Precise? Check Links? Check Language? Check Photos? Uh-oh Humor? Huh? Perplexed? These are just some of the things you would need to pay attention to – to become the ultimate web content writer. So what is the first and foremost thing you need to focus on? A great title! A predictable and clichéd title? You content is not going to grab the attention of the…

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Content Writing Resolutions for 2014

Resolution! How many of us approach resolutions without thinking of failure in the back of the mind? While we ask each other about resolutions for the New Year, most of us already expect failure. Despite all the negativity and the failed expectations, achieving your goals in 2014 is not at all a Herculean task. Here’s a simple guide to focusing on and achieving your resolution for writing. Setting realistic content…

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Lessons from Winnie the Pooh to the Content Writer in You

We love Winnie the Pooh. Pooh bear is one of the most adorable cartoon characters concocted by the writers at Disney studios. Do you realize that Winnie the Pooh possess many traits that are valuable to a content writer? 1. Calm acceptance of life Nothing fazes Pooh, ever. Unlike, Rabbit who is obsessive compulsive about his plot of land, his parties and keeping to his time schedule; Pooh takes it…

Content Writing Tips: 3 Ways to Write an Arresting First Paragraph

By now, we have made it very clear that the online reader has zero tolerance to bluffing. In addition, the online reader’s attention span is very low when it comes to reading lengthy passages. Unless and until you get your opening sentences right, the reader will quickly click on the favorite shoes advertisements or the diaper sale available on the webpage. You can only sit and wonder why there is…

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How to Get Past the Writer’s Block

Writers often complain about sitting and staring into a blank page or a computer screen, not being able to write a single word. This situation of extreme unproductiveness has been lovingly nicknamed as ‘the writer’s block’. But there have always been prolific writers all the time. Earnest Hemingway used to sit next to a typewriter and bleed words, apparently. What does it takes to sit and bleed words? Is it…