Archive for August, 2018

Unless Designers Intercede, Augmented Reality Could Become the Super Creepy Dating Tool of Tomorrow

@ 5:05 PM on August 27, 2018

“How could designers intervene, helping us meet, greet, and potentially fall in love with a little bit less of a 10 out of 10 predatory vibe? Let’s consider some possibilities around that moment in the video where the two future lovers meet:”

How to Request Permission for a Quote or Song Lyrics to Use In Your Book

@ 4:37 PM on August 20, 2018

Before an author can include song lyrics or a quote from a film in her book, she needs to get permission from the rights holder. Writing AmWriting

How to Talk with Publishers and Agents

@ 4:46 AM on August 12, 2018

Many writers feel self-conscious when sitting down with a publisher or literary agent. In any social situation, the key to reducing butterflies is to take the focus off yourself. Don’t worry about what they think of your ideas, whether or not they lik…

No Blog Traffic? Here’s a Simple Strategy to Seduce Readers and Win Clients

@ 3:11 PM on August 11, 2018

Is your blog still not converting readers into buyers? Henneke outlines a new strategy that helps you create an intimate relationship with your audience. Writing AmWriting copywriting

9 Ways to Get Out of Your Rut and Create a Blast of Writing Energy

@ 4:06 AM on August 10, 2018

Habits and routines are good. Ruts are not. A routine is all about established habits. A rut is about feeling stuck or bored. People can be creatures of habit. Routines are comforting and comfortable. I used to work with a designer who ate the same lu…

3 Resources to Help You Publish the Content Your Audience Wants

@ 3:41 PM on August 7, 2018

Are you delivering the right type of content to your audience? This week’s Copyblogger Collection offers guidance for meticulous content creators. Writing AmWriting copywriting

How to Write Blog Posts That Actually Attract New Clients

@ 7:36 PM on August 6, 2018

First: Remember, Blogging is Another Piece of Marketing. And… Writing AmWriting copywriting

Why Every Writer Needs a Purpose — and How to Discover Yours

@ 11:11 PM on August 5, 2018

If sitting down to write has ever felt like you were exhausting yourself trying to unlodge an immovable object, your solution is simple. And here it is…. Writing AmWriting

When Good Clients Go Bad: Signs Your Working Relationship is No Longer Working

@ 11:41 AM on August 4, 2018

#5: Financial Red Flags – If your always-pays-on-time client is suddenly misplacing invoices or paying late, consider this the ultimate relationship red flag. As a contractor, you are not always privy to the financial updates, but take it as a sign th…