You can spot a mediocre writer from miles away ...
Let’s admit it: in a world where blogs and blog posts proliferate, it’s hard to be original. But it’s not impossible …
Some of you have already reached the level of "professional writer," which is cool....I'm looking for someone who loves to write and needs help getting beyond the hobby level or is desperately searching for a way to somehow climb out of the obscurity pit.
Doesn't matter what form of writing you love---poet, novelist, copywriter, biographer, screenwriter, blogger--my search for the right person to receive this scholarship only needs talent and passion.
If you're interested, click the link below to get all the details.
Please share this opportunity here on Google Plus and all over. If you are not an aspiring writer, there's a good chance you know one.
I hope you'll send them a link to the application page. If they do win, they will thank you for a long time.
New Writer Scholarship details:
Sometimes, we’ll pour our blood, sweat, and tears into a blog post. Other times? We’ll publish just for the sake of publishing.
The problem is most blog traffic comes from first-time visitors. We get one shot at them. Once chance to make an impression. One chance to impact their lives.
In my biggest post of 2015, I look at why it's so important we bloggers try our best every time we write. A truckload of amazing bloggers and entrepreneurs are referenced, including:
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I hope you like it. If you do, share it with a friend!
Read it here:
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Ooc, why? Did you guys adopt a more passive approach to G+ over the last couple of years?
This week we are talking about Writing & Blogging and will be offering insights and discussion from , and .
Demian Farnworth is the Chief Copywriter at . His main gig is to write web copy that conquers the web's two main problems: obscurity and neglect. When he says obscurity, he means web content that is buried beneath billions of web pages. By neglect, he means if someone actually finds your page, they'll more than likely ignore or abandon it. To overcome those two problems he writes web content that search engines can easily find and people can't resist.
Follow Demian: https://twitter.com/demianfarnworth
Wade Harman is a full time social media marketing blogger. He has a Psychology degree and he uses it to help people create action from their updates on social media. People these days have a twisted sense of how marketing is done and he’s here to set them straight. Become a Hero to one individual at a time and stop marketing to the masses!
Follow Wade: https://twitter.com/wadeharman
Kevan Lee is the Content Crafter at . This is where he shares his best, actionable advice on content marketing, his favorite writing tips, and his top time-saving tools.
Follow Kevan: https://twitter.com/kevanlee
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- Copyblogger MediaCopywriter, 2013 - present
- The CopyBotFreelance Copywriter, 2011 - 2012
- Fallen + FlawedBlogger, 2011 - 2012
- Joyce Meyer MinistriesManaging Editor, 2009 - 2010
- Joyce Meyer MinistriesSenior Web Copywriter, 2007 - 2009
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- Plussers...Are We Really as Smart as We Think We Are? Or Is It Just Me? (226 comments, 52 +1s, 7 reshares)
- Crash Course on Storytelling (22 comments, 432 +1s, 245 reshares)
- 13 Lessons Learned From 13 Years of Writing (22 comments, 130 +1s, 39 reshares)
- 17 Ways to Go from Insignificant to Significant on Google (41 comments, 51 +1s, 60 shares)
- A Cheat Sheet for People Afraid of Google+ (99 comments, 395 +1s, 174 reshares)
- The Year of Falling Apart (The Education of a Writer--Chapter 1) (11 comments, 30 +1s, 10 shares)
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- Trust Me--A Minus Sign Won't Keep Google+ from Becoming Trivial... (22 comments, 13 +1s, 2 shares)
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