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6 04, 2016

Hook Your Readers: Write Attention-Grabbing Blog Introductions

Getting someone to read and understand your article should always be your goal. A critical part of this is to write strong introductions. A great opening paragraph makes a great first impression. Just like first impressions when you’re on a job interview or on a blind date, where you have to make a small talk and create a connection, your introduction must be catchy and […]

14 03, 2016

Should You Write that Topic? 3 Questions to Ask

A good article starts with a good topic, and a good topic is what turns an average user into a reader. No matter how smart you think you are about grammar and punctuation, nobody would want to read your writing if it doesn’t show promise right from the start.

Topics are similar to light bulbs. You need to switch them on for them to work. While […]

8 03, 2016

What is Right in Writing? Common Mistakes You Need to Avoid

“Stop trying to be a grammar Nazi!”

This is what people would tell us whenever we see posts on social media full of grammatical mistakes. We’re not suffering from pedantry syndrome; we just find it disturbing to see an error and not do anything about it. We find it disturbing. Seriously.

For any writer, it’s a great embarrassment to have errors on your blog. Wrong use […]

29 10, 2015

No More Writing Mistakes with Grammarly

Our webdev team is currently putting the final touches on our Beta Portal. The latest addition will enable the PayPerContent writers to create the article on the Portal itself. You won’t have to upload anything either when you’re done writing. Just click send and grab another task!

As you won’t be using MSWord eventually, we found a way to help you ensure that your article is grammar-error […]

16 09, 2015

Some Notes on Self-Editing

Whether you’re  posting a status update on Facebook or publishing on a leading syndication website, trivial grammatical and factual errors can cost you your reputation. These lapses can easily make you look unprofessional. It affects you the same way a strand of hair affects the impression and integrity of a seemingly well-cooked dish.

Although editors will go through your copy for polishing one last time, it […]

14 09, 2015

The Adjective Addiction

A writer can do several horrible things to a reader. There’s confusion, boredom, and outright deceit as some of the most prolific tools of literary torture every writer has at their disposal. The worst part is that most readers have very little idea it’s going on, all because of the cunning use of adjectives.

The story of the adjective is a tragic one, as it always […]

13 08, 2015

Bringing Words to Life: Talk When You Write

The beauty of “Lost in Translation” is that it shows how people can intuitively connect on a fundamental level. The medium through which the message is relayed doesn’t matter as long as its spirit remains intact. Delivering that spirit is one of the more difficult aspects to master in writing, and doom the writers who can’t grasp it to creating bland pieces forever.

Multiple Translations
What most […]

9 07, 2015

Powerfully Minimalist: Writing Effective Sentences

Consider this sentence: “Baby shoes: for sale, never worn.”

The power of a sentence is legendary. In fact, the opening line in a novel is so important, Stephen King reportedly invests months and years constructing that first sentence. And it paid off: 33 years later, the line that launched The Dark Tower series, “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed”, is […]

29 06, 2015

Making the Most Out of Your Downtime

Let’s face it–with the cost of living getting higher and higher, it’s becoming impossible to live on just your regular paycheck. To save more, you may have already given up your nights out with friends and made your home the new weekend hot spot.

Staying in doesn’t have be about binge watching TV shows and downing a couple of glasses on your own, however. You can […]

24 06, 2015

3 Biggest Reasons to Have a Company Blog

A good blog is perhaps the most underrated marketing tool in any company’s arsenal. It is an extremely low cost channel, yet it reaches everyone who visits your website. With great writing and a little work, you will see an excellent return on the invested time and resources.

What are the major selling points of having a blog?
Generating Leads and Sales

The biggest and most attractive benefit […]