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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Free download-Income Tracking Form for webwriters

In case you’re new here,I need to clarify that I am extremely obsessed with tracking my statistics. I probably spend as much time analyzing numbers as I do writing. Maybe even more. I actually had to put myself on a stat-checking diet.

Why a Stat-Checking Diet?

I was checking my adsense income hourly,checking [...]

Lead Times for Print Publication vs Web Writing

For writing web content,2-3 months is generally a decent lead time for seasonal articles. It gives your article enough time to grow authority via incoming links and can help your SERP rankings through the peak of the season.

However- this is the web and a good (SEO good) article will do well year after [...]

Pay Yourself First

write for your own websites

I always get annoyed when I find myself devoting a lot of time writing for other people’s websites. The pay isn’t fantastic,but I research my keywords and make sure that the job is well done. I know that the people paying me will end up making more in [...]