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7 Simple Ways to Get Into a Flow State When Writing

Don't let writer's block hold you back. Listen to your body and mind so you can perform at your best

Do you ever struggle to get into a “flow state” when writing? Unfortunately, it can happen to the best of us.When you need to meet deadlines, there’s no time to deal with writer's block. Try these seven tactics to get focused, enhance ...

by Dan Scalco  | December 31, 2017 08:00:00
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(Infographic) 19 Tips to Immediately Improve Your Writing

These quick fixes can elevate your communication skills to the next level

Communication is key when it comes to success in any field, but especially as an aspiring entrepreneur. Getting an idea up and running requires clear and concise writing skills, whether you’re composing emails or creating presentations.By honing business writing, entrepreneurs can boost ...

by Emily Conklin  | October 25, 2017 08:00:00
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Ditch These 28 Boring Words and Use These Instead (Infographic)

Make your writing more exciting by putting a little creativity into it

Whether you’re composing a cover letter or drafting an email, it’s important to keep it catchy and lively. Because who wants to read something boring? To make sure your readers don’t start yawning while reading your message, there are certain words you should avoid ...

by Rose Leadem  | September 13, 2017 04:00:00
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5 writing tactics for making more business

Sharpen your marketing approach to connect with readers in a meaningful way

Are you molding someone’s belief to serve your own self-interest?The question puzzles entrepreneurs. Once they start evaluating their marketing approach on ethical grounds, as well they should, they understand their messages must fall clearly on the side of persuasion, not manipulation. It all comes down to intention. Problems arise when ...

by Yatin Khulbe  | November 12, 2016 12:00:00
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Why keeping a journal will help you succeed

Write a journal in less than 30 minutes to help enhance memory, plus gain insight on yourself.

If you want to be rich, you better start a journal today.Keeping a journal enriches you because it helps you activate the vast storehouse of gifts deep within you are able to record your thoughts, motives, and intentions when you record your ...

by Daniel Ally  | April 06, 2016 08:00:00
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Learn to write, for God's sake

Now more than ever, your reputation is based mostly on what and how you write.

In our politically correct culture, words speak louder than actions. I can’t tell you just how screwed up I think that is, but, like it or not, it is the new normal. And for purposes of this post and this post only, ...

by Steve Tobak  | March 14, 2016 10:00:00
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Make more money blogging with these 6 tips

The more you know about your content, the more you should know about who would be interested.

Everyone who reads an article knows that there are good articles, and there are great articles—but what makes a great article great? Blogging or article writing serve multiple purposes including promotion and marketing as well as self-fulfillment, but the simple fact is that not all bloggers—and not ...

by Ken Dunn  | February 28, 2016 01:00:00
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4 apps that can make you a better writer

Start writing smarter with the help of these tech tools.

Let’s face it: Writing doesn’t come easy for everyone.If you need a little extra help in the writing department, there are some fantastic (free) writing apps that can improve your abilities instantly.GrammarlyThis writing tool can be used in both Microsoft Word and ...

by Kaleigh Moore  | September 14, 2015 03:00:00
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13 clever and inspiring quotes about writing

Beef up your writing skills and inspire yourself with these quotes from famous writers.

Writers often pride themselves on their limitless creativity, but even they occasionally need an inspirational push. Luckily, other writers and creative people can help.If you need a little inspiration this week, here are 13 witty and insightful quotes about writing.1. “A sentence ...

by Laura Hale Brockway  | July 26, 2015 06:00:00
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Misused words that make smart people look dumb

Don't let these commonly confused words throw you off.

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create much of an issue ...

by Travis Bradberry  | July 13, 2015 01:00:00
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6 grammatical errors that need to stop now

Here are six grammatical errors that are so simple, yet such common offenders.

Proper grammar seems to be a thing of the past—why stress about tiny technicalities, right? Wrong.You should be a grammar stickler for many reasons. Do you want to risk turning off potential clients, employers and connections because of grammatical mistakes?Many people are so concerned ...

by Jonathan Long  | July 12, 2015 07:00:00
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The 5 skills you need to become a successful content writer

Writing is an excellent way to express your creativity and earn while staying at home.

Writing is a dream job, but not for everyone. Some writers are hired to write product descriptions for catalogs, and some turn out to be J.K. Rowling. Unfortunately, however, most writers have a better chance of writing product descriptions than they do ...

by Sherry Gray  | July 07, 2015 11:00:00
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3 tips for writing unforgettable PR messages

Leave a lasting impression by adapting these three PR-writing techniques.

Want to handle media interviews with greater confidence? Want to deliver more persuasive presentations? Want to write more effective PR copy and social media posts?The following approaches will help you stay on point—whether you’re crafting a speech or drafting a news release:1. Persuade ...

by Brian Pittman  | June 05, 2015 02:00:00