• Content and Copywriting

    What is a Writer’s Platform?

    With the competitiveness of web writing, a writer needs to really stick out from the pack. This is where a platform comes in handy. What is a platform? Well, it’s your branding, your signature style, your niche. When people say, “Gee, I need a XYZ writer,” the XYZ is the writer’s platform. It’s their specialty. This is created by selling yourself with a certain label. This is going from writing about everything to something very specific. Wait, doesn’t limiting yourself give you less job opportunities? Well, yes, but you also make more money. For example, I used to sell myself as a writer that could write anything. As I started to slowly…

  • Content and Copywriting

    Light Bulb Moment- Making All of My Writing Work Together

    Okay, I’ve heard for a long time that I should be making all of my writing work together for the maximum profit. I never really got what all of those writers meant until now. Here’s what I’ve learned: Write articles for clients that pay well Use that research to write articles (on a different slant, of course) for residual income sites like Suite 101(the best in my opinion)  Write blogs on subjects that complement the articles and link to the articles to increase the article’s traffic Write blogs that complement the subject of the previous blogs to raise the traffic of the blog Write forum posts that complement your blogs and articles and…