After working for a variety of different Internet Marketing firms, I've decided to start my own little company on the side called Blue Stripe Content.
Check out that link and email me and I can direct you to literally thousands of articles and blogs I've written. I've worked and continue to work as a content writer for some large Internet advertisers.
If you like what you see and want professionally optimized copy that will increase your Google rankings,get in touch and we'll get busy. (firstname.lastname@example.org or through the contact page on my website)
Friday, August 28, 2009
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
There are all kinds of people that want to be called content writers but the best of these professionals have some prior experience that they bring to the job of freelance content writing.
And more and more the ones that seem to shine as content writers have a previous life as a journalist. There are many theories as to why these writers seem to be better than others at writing seo articles and such, but one of the most obvious arguments centers around their ability to meet deadlines under the same kind of pressure that the web instills to produce.
It seems that ex journalists are able to keep up with the incessant demands of the web in much the same way they mastered the newsroom.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
There are several different things that you need to understand before you can start writing seo articles successfully, and at the top of the list is the ability to place keywords in the right locations.
There's real need for the kind of professionals that can write well on the web, and a big part of that is blending those keywords. There are still far too many people writing seo articles on the web that don't flow properly and no matter what manner of content you finally choose for your site, visitors will only click away if you jumble the keywords in for the sake of rankings. All the best content writers know how to balance the words in the content.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
There might be other places to skimp when you're putting together a website, but hiring a cheap content writer isn't one of them. Remember that you can have all the attractive bells and whistles built into the site and even hire the best Internet Marketing firm to drive traffic to the URL, but there must be something of substance to waiting once the prospective clients show up. If you're able to get them to the site, but they find nothing a value to read once they arrive, even the most promising visitor will click away.
And the best freelance content writer should be affordable but not ridiculously cheap. Remember that if you're getting an actual blog for $1, you'll only be saving money in the interim before the bad sales start to effect your business. Granted, there people out there who think that an accomplished content writer is worth a King's ransom, but those people generally have dry spells between jobs where their talents get rusty.
On the other hand, the affordable content writer is motivated by a decent wage and the client feels they're getting a reasonable bargain in the deal. Make no mistake, you get what you pay for, but that's not to say that with the volume of work that's available, even a professional content writer should be greedy.
Sunday, March 8, 2009
While are many people who call themselves a content writer, few of those actually know what they need to about seo content writing. There's more to it than first meets the eye and freelance content writing on the web is a skill that demands a body of knowledge and talent. Anyone with a serious Internet based business should be wary of the person who call themselves a content writer without a verifiable portfolio.
Content Writing Jobs
And while there are any content writing jobs to be had on the web, not all are being filled by people who know what they're doing. Remember that you get what you pay for and getting something cheap is not the best route to take. However, that's not to say the even the best content writer with lots of experience can demand exorbitant sums. The best of these seo content writing professionals will have a background in a craft like journalism so that they can produce high quality product for a reasonable price.
Friday, February 20, 2009
Everyone keeps on saying that content writing will be the next big thing on the Internet and while they are no doubt right ( the search engines have along been sick of keyword stuffed content that's almost indecipherable) we all need to understand that it's not enough to be to just write well. You need to be able to juggle the demands of seo content writing as well.
There's an insatiable appetite for good content and that's evidenced by the number of content writing jobs that come up on any search. Still, you need to remember that as a content writer, you have a client that has specific demands as to what they want in the copy, and although you may know a better way to say something, it's up to you as a content writer to follow their directions and implement the right amount of links and keywords into a seamless melt that will give them the best exposure.
All too often content writers can be either too sloppy or deep, and while they may like what they've produced, the rankings and traffic the client receives will leave them unhappy.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Being a good content writer demands that you do several things well and one of the least favorite jobs of anyone in the business is proofing their work. Still any good craftsman would never let anything they do go by without a final check and that goes double for people working on the Internet.
Too much work passes with grievous errors in spelling and grammar, and while the occasional typo can be excused, there's no excuse for some for some of the bigger faux pas that get by unchecked.
There are some simple techniques that will ensure that fewer of these errors get by and one of the things that you can do is read aloud when you're proofing. Remember that the content writer that makes a name for himself is the one that is thorough about his work.
Sunday, January 11, 2009
I was just discussing the future for web content writers with a friend of mine the other day and he suggested what while really good content writers will always be able to find work, they'll need to be flexible.
"Look at the way video promotion is coming along," he said. "Lots of business will follow this trend."
I agreed with him, but the videos you see on people's websites can't take away from what a good content writer does. Look at it this way. Even the most professionally produced videos will leave any visitor to the site wanting more,and a more detailed explanation of any product or service will always be the domain of the content writer. At least that's the way I see it, but feel free to post your own comments.