Free eBook Introduction to WebWriting

One of my favorite people in the webwriting business is Felicia from No Job for Mom. She has a professional yet friendly voice and shares her experiences so generously in her website. I love that she’s a mom who has made this business work and I’ve learned so much from her over the years.

She’s [...]

Suite101 earnings,revisited

Almost a year ago,I wrote about my Suite101 earnings,because one writer made $5000 in a month and they finally told us we were allowed to discuss our income.

I’m revisiting that topic this year because the industry has changed a little,so have my earnings and my writing habits and Suite101′s best practices

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10 signs that the Internet hates you

What- did I really just say that? The entire internet itself can’t hate someone,and why would it pick on little old me? Please,say it ain’t so.

It might be…If you’re not ‘feeling the love”from the energy you put into your niche blogs,there might be a reason.

Over the past 3 [...]

Writing Process for webwriters

On writer’s message boards,occasionally someone new will ask seasoned writers about our process. What steps do we go through in the writing process,to write fast web copy that (hopefully) doesn’t suck?

The process that works for me is so different from what I’m being asked to do in school (did I mention I’m [...]

Right place at the right time- SWEET

I know you skim over marketing emails,too. 90% of them are just spam- designed to remind you that you once thought something was interesting enough to add yourself to an email list. But the fact is,for me anyhow,that if I don’t buy it right away,chances are that I won’t even open [...]

Awesome free widget from Facebook

I absolutely love Facebook’s Activity Feed for web developers. it creates a sidebar widget that you can use to see which of your blog posts are being “shared”most often on Facebook.

I created one for a client’s website and it was so easy,I decided to do a few for some of my own [...]

OMG I’m writing for DS again

So,much to my surprise,I’m currently registered as a writer at Demand Studios.

Again.

If you don’t know the back story,here’s a link to the drama:OMG I got fired from DS

When Eve originally informed me of their decision,I sent a response,stating my side of the story. I sent a [...]

Design Your Writing Career

Everyone in my “real life”doesn’t know what I do for a living. It’s not that I’m secretive,it’s just that people assume a homeschooling mom of six is plenty busy enough,right? In fact,about 6 months into this business,when I was working several hours a day to build up my body of [...]

Dirty Tricks are Not Cool

OK- I have a lot of mom writer friends on my Facebook friends list. I’m here today to talk some well-deserved SMACK about one of them. I don’t have professional contact with this woman,she writes for a few revenue sharing sites. As far as I can tell,it’s a hobby.

She posted a [...]

SEO browser plugins for Chrome

I use a mini laptop,so I don’t have a lot of screen space. In exchange,I get to take my computer everywhere my busy lifestyle needs me. I have six kids who are always wanting to go to a friend’s house,to tap dancing classes,jazz,singing,drama,the library,girl scouts,science club,[...]