August 12, 2011 @ 04:20 PM
In the last few months, Google has majorly cracked down on websites with poorly managed content. This Panda update brought about a lot of panic among web developers worldwide who thought they had "beat the system" with their so-called SEO tricks. Old black hat methods of keyword stuffing, hidden links, scraped content, and poorly written copy just don't work anymore. This caused the worst of the websites out there to fall off the search results like yesterday's newspaper.
So what are these new content requirements and how can you avoid getting penalized by Google with your website? A recent post from SEOptimize breaks it down into plain and simple English.
How to Avoid Getting Penalized by Google with Your Copy .........
July 25, 2011 @ 03:51 PM
Hello and welcome to the brand new blog for Taylor Resources Writing! As many of my wonderful clients and colleagues have pointed out to me, by hosting my blog "A Journey of Words" the last few years directly on Wordpress.com, I have been doing my website a disservice. Well I admit it that you are 100% correct. The story behind all of that is that I actually started blogging a long time before I started my website, and just didn't have the heart to take it down. It just so happens that I fell in love with blogging in a big way, so I didn't want to lose my time spent over at Wordpress. Well, the time has finally come and I have taken the time to build a blog here! So consider me a "blogging graduate" and enjoy ...
July 25, 2011 @ 02:46 PM
The best web developers understand that a critical part of every website design is the actual web content on every page. This content is what drives viewers to the website, and it is what keeps viewers interested in what the website has to offer. Additionally, web content compels website viewers to take action and either buy something or want to learn more. In order to write excellent web content, it is important to understand the basic fundamentals of writing search engine optimized copy. Here are some guidelines for writing web content that sells.
Web Content Research
Expert web content writers understand that before one word is every written for a website, research must be done first. This research consists of learning more ...
July 24, 2011 @ 07:13 PM
If you are starting out as a freelance writer looking for opportunities to earn a little cash, you may find that there are many jobs posted on Craigslist. These jobs can vary from one-time projects to ongoing work with content companies, web development firms and private people who just need some articles or blog posts. Pay rates also vary widely depending on the scope of work and what hiring companies deem as “fair” wages for freelance writing.
While Craigslist can be a great source of custom writing work, it’s always better to err on the side of caution when applying for work there. Why? Because oftentimes scammers use this free advertising website as a place to steal information from job seekers. Craigslist is...
July 24, 2011 @ 06:48 PM
Facebook has opened up a bright new online community of socially conscious people who are using this website as a platform for sharing information, making new acquaintances and marketing businesses online. While this is a great way to build a following of loyal fans and readers, there is still some etiquette that needs to stay in place when communicating using social media.
A new relatively phenomena has emerged in which copy writers are communicating almost exclusively with clients on facebook, as opposed to traditional telephone or email methods. Writers (and other freelancers) are searching for potential clients on facebook, befriending them, followed by sending introductory messages. On the other side, businesses, web content ...