80% Original Content Needed for the Best SEO Writing

After testing thoriginalousands of articles, we found that in order for any article to get over fifteen thousand page views, it has to be at least 80% original.  If Google or Bing can find the original source and the article is only 40% original or less, the search engines will send traffic to the source, most of the time.

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How to Hirer a Freelance Writer: Freelance Writer Wanted, Now?

howtohireragreatwriterThe way companies are hiring freelance writers is not very efficient.  Posting an ad on craigslist is inexpensive but also costly in work hours.  Posting ads to journalism websites will give you journalism school graduates, who may or may not be great writers. What is the best way to find a great freelance writer?

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How to Write an Infographic

zabiscoinfographicsInformation and numbers are hard for the human mind to grasp without pictures or icons. In the early days of computers, charting could be done in spreadsheet programs such as Excel. Now there are whole new crop of websites dedicated to art of creating infographics such a Visual.ly and Infogr.am.

Typically a company makes an infographic and allows websites and media outlets to publish the infographic for a credit and a link back.

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Not All Technical Writing is Good: How I Taught iPad to My 96-Year-Old Neighbor

facetimesWhen I tell people that I write about technology, they think that I am a technical writer for Wireless and Mobile News, for which I am editor and a technology writer or journalist. I cover breaking technology. Part of my talent is figuring out what people want to read and then giving them the information in a format that they can understand. When I wrote “Computers Made Plain” articles for Investor’s Business Daily, I wrote for the audience of intelligent investors who needed to know how computers worked.

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How to Create Unforgettable Product Trademarkable Names

When you name a product you should be sure to check for certain qualities and be as creative as possible.

In 2006, I wrote the following article under the title “How to Create Product Names that Sell and Tell.”

If you search the title today, you will find uncreative people who copied the article verbatim, some of whom put their own name on the article. These are not the kind of people you would to name your product, because if they can’t write an article about product naming, then they obviously can’t name a product!

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Why is Location, Location, Location Important to Los Angeles Writers?

Los Angeles City WriterAt one time Freelancewriternow.com showed on the first page of Google results for “freelance writer, Los Angeles” or “freelance writer L.A.”  Then I stopped updating the website on a regular basis and stopped paying attention to what people where looking for when they wanted a writer in Los Angeles.

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