Your resume is thorough and professional . . . so why isn’t your phone ringing off the hook with job offers? You might need to give your resume a little sprucing up to really make it stand out. Find out how in this slideshow: [Read more…]
One fairly common concern we receive from writers is, “The editor said that my article contained too much surface-level information that isn’t helpful to the reader. My article is well-written and contains useful information that a reader would have found helpful.”
As an internet writer, you do not have the luxury of being the only or the easiest source of information. Wikipedia, eHow, WebMD, etc. will always outrank you in an online search. And then you have to compete with 100,000 other bloggers who wrote about your topic before you (not to mention everyone who will write about your topic after you). This is why coming up with a topic, clearly defining your audience, proofreading, and otherwise producing a “well-written” and helpful article does not always earn you five—or even three—stars at WritersDomain. If people can find your information elsewhere, they probably already have—and that’s not helpful to anyone. [Read more…]
Today, we can find and learn almost anything online. The internet has virtually changed the entire process of finding information and gaining knowledge. No longer do we have to spend hours at the library, searching academic tomes or dissertations. No longer do we have to meticulously save our sources on 3×5 notecards in order to substantiate our ideas or re-locate information.
Now, we have Wikipedia—the online encyclopedia that anyone can contribute to, so you know you’re always getting the best possible information.
Although that Wikipedia comment is made tongue-in-cheek, there is some truth to it. With some good judgment on our part, the information we seek for everyday purposes is accurately found online. Either out of the goodness of their hearts or for ad profit, people are willing to share their knowledge and expertise. [Read more…]