Author Archives: Brad Vertrees

What Should Authors Blog About?

 “Every author should have a blog.” I see that statement on forums, articles, how-to-be-a-millionaire-author-overnight ebooks and even blogs by internet marketing gurus (who are usually authors themselves). The logic goes that if you have a website to promote your work, … Continue reading

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Are PLR Articles Really Worth The Money?

 For those of you not familiar with PLR, it stands for Private Label Rights. PLR articles are pre-written, usually on the shorter side (about 500-words) and can be range from high quality to barely readable crap. Once you buy a … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs A Freelance Writer

 Why should my company hire a freelance writer when all the writing can be done in-house? I see and hear this question constantly from small and large businesses alike. Many business owners and executives simply don’t see any benefit to … Continue reading

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5 Important Copyright Tips Every Writer Should Know

 I’m not a lawyer. That alone should give you pause to seek your own legal counsel if you need help with copyright law. Further, my basic understanding of how copyright works (in a limited capacity) only applies to the United States, … Continue reading

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One Easy Trick Will Help You Improve Your Writing

 I’ve written a lot of web content since I started writing professionally back in 2008. When I read some of those first few blog posts I wrote back in my rookie days, I cringe. The writing was all over the place. … Continue reading

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How Much Traffic Is Twitter Really Driving To Your Website?

 I’ve written about this before, but I feel like it needs to be discussed again. A lot of people retweet links without ever clicking on the link, much less reading the content on the page being linked to. I’ll admit, … Continue reading

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Article vs. Blog Post: What’s The Difference?

 Articles and blog posts are often used interchangeably. After all, the goal of both is to inform the reader, bring more visitors to your website and hopefully engage readers to interact with you in some way (i.e. buy your product/service, … Continue reading

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7 Ways To Help Your Blog Post Go Viral

 Anyone who creates written content for the Internet wants their posts and articles to go viral. A blog post that has gone viral is almost like free advertising – the creator writes it and it spreads throughout the Internet at … Continue reading

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Why I Deleted All My Old Tweets

 I’ve been off of Twitter for several months now and I’m getting ready to jump back into it. But before I start writing tweets again, I wanted to explain why I’ve been gone for so long and why I took … Continue reading

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What Should You Pay For Website Content?

 If you do a quick Google search for how much you should pay for website content, you’ll find prices that range from about $1 for a 500-word article, to $100 (or more) for an article of the same length. It … Continue reading

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