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20 Bad Business Jargon Terms You Should Remove from Your Vocabulary

  • March 15 2016
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When writing for someone or your own business blog, it is tempting to use buzzwords or clichés to get your point across. However, overusing these phrases and words can hurt your blog’s credibility and will more often than not turn people away from reading it. Not only are they often confusing and annoying, but they can also be meaningless. Instead, avoid business jargon and try to be as clear as possible so that you can get your point across. Here are 20-overused business jargons and ways to avoid using them in your business blog.   1.   Limited Bandwidth Don’t use this technical computing term to mean ‘at capacity’ or ‘too busy’, instead, simply write what Read More

6 Free WordPress Plugins That Will Add Cool Features to Your Website

  • February 23 2016
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If you are on the prowl for some of the coolest WordPress plugins of 2016 to give your website a unique feel, then look no further. WordPress is an extremely customizable platform that allows you to create any website that you desire. By using some of these cool plugins on your WordPress site, you can not only make your life easier by increasing the efficiency and functionality of it, but you will also create a better user experience for your visitors so that they come back for more. Let’s take a look at the six free WordPress plugin that will add cool features to your website.   1.  Floating Social Bar The majority of social media plugins weigh down your WordPress website, as they tend Read More

Protecting your Online Security as a Freelance Writer

  • January 26 2016
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As a freelance writer, your smartphone and computer are your livelihood and the primary tools you use for your craft. They are also where you save your work and where you do your work, and so it is likely an accurate statement to say that they are some of the most valuable of your possessions. This is why it is critical that you protect them. As a freelancer, a breach in security could cause you to lose out on several days of work at the very least and could even taint your reputation as a writer for years down the line. The good news is there are some things you can do to protect yourself.   Keep Your Clients’ Information Safe When a client hires you, they are trusting you with some task, Read More

4 Easy Writing Exercises to get the Creative Juices Flowing

  • June 23 2015
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Freelance writing can be an incredibly rewarding career. It lets you be the crafter of something that other people will find useful and enjoyable. Additionally, the entire process of writing can be therapeutic by unlocking hidden feelings and emotions. If you’re having a hard time getting your creative juices flowing and tend to clamp up the second your fingers touch the keyboard then try these four writing exercises that will get you on the path to creating a beautiful piece of writing. If you’re new to writing than these exercises will help get you started and if you’re seasoned then they will help sharpen your skills.   1.  Non-Verbal Writing In this writing exercise, you are to Read More

Cause and Cures for Writer’s Block

  • June 8 2015
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Writer’s block is a huge bummer when you’re trying to get your creative juices flowing. Every writer has run into it at one point in time. Unfortunately, writers block can sometimes last for weeks or even months. It’s important to avoid utilizing writer’s block as a sort of crutch in order to excuse every obstacle that gets in your way as a writer. However, when you truly do have writers block it can seem like the end of the road as far as your writing goes. However, essentially writer’s block is fear, and the thing about fear is that it can be overcome. Here are some causes of writer’s block, as well as how to overcome them.   Analysis Paralysis When you constantly scrutinize Read More

Producing Creative Content That is Hard to Replicate

  • May 18 2015
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As a content creator it’s not enough to be unique on the Internet, as there are over 3.3 billion indexed pages and counting. Instead, you must be able to write content that is hard to replicate. There are several ways that you can ensure that your writing has not been replicated anywhere on the Internet, and that readers will head to your page to read the content that you wrote and not someone else’s.     Get an Expert Opinion In order to jazz up your content try to add some expert advice other than your own. It’s important that you find someone who is actually knowledgeable on the topic that you are writing about rather than just someone who has a passing or casual interest. Read More