5 Tips For Writing A Better White Paper

Whether you’re seasoned at creating white papers, or getting started on your first one, it doesn’t hurt to step back and think about some of the basics of what you need to do to make a white paper work. With…

Althea Gibson Honored With Google Doodle On Birthday

Althea Gibson is the subject of a new Google Doodle currently gracing the search engine’s homepage in the U.S. The tennis legend was born on this day in 1927. Gibson was the first black athlete to play international tennis, and…

Victoria Azarenka’s Injured Foot Will Keep Her Out Of 2014 French Open

Belarusian professional tennis player, Victoria Azarenka, will be missing the action at the 2014 French Open due to a foot injury. Her foot injury, which she has been nursing since March, has already forced her to pull out of several…

Google Launches Add-Ons For Docs And Sheets

Google announced the launch of add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets. These are third-party apps that add features to the programs. You’ll find an “add-ons” menu at the top of your screen when you have a document or spreadsheet open.…

Here’s How You Get A Job In Writing Video Games

Not everybody is cut out to be a programmer, game designer, artist or audio engineer. It’s the unfortunate truth that keeps a lot of people out of the games industry despite wanting to be involved in some way or the…

Amazon Wants To Help You Write The Next Great Film With Storybuilder

Earlier this year, Amazon launched a new tool called Storyteller that aimed to help aspiring screenwriters turn their scripts into storyboards. Now the retailer is launching a new tool to help those who need a little extra help during the…

Modern Seinfeld Twitter Parody Lands Writer Job on New Fox Sitcom

Who says being funny on Twitter won’t get you anywhere. Comedian and writer Jack Moore has just landed a job writing on a new Fox sitcom, and he did so based partially on the strength of his Twitter side-project, Modern…

Twitter to Hold Its Own Fiction Festival, a “Virtual Storytelling Celebration”

Twitter has changed a lot of things when it comes to how the world receives information. It’s most definitely turned journalism on its head by making everyone an amateur reporter, and it’s also affected the way people communicate in real…

The Most Important Rule In Press for Your Business

One of the most mishandled, misunderstood and mis-constructed tools in the hands of businesses today is the press release. Business owners have a dizzying variety of opinions about how a release should be written, what the release should do and…

Infographic Helps You Avoid Looking Stupid Online

Recently, we talked about three things that could make you look like an idiot online. One of those things was committing egregious grammar errors, especially if you have a business or are expected to present in a professional manner. We…

Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Is Looking At More Languages

Have you read about Narrative Science? This is a company that is creating web articles using computers. We’ve referenced them on more than one occasion as a “robotic content farm”. It makes you wonder where we’re headed in terms of…

The One Thing You Absolutely Need To Know About Writing For The Web

Titles are incredibly important when you’re writing for the web. Startup Stats CEO Nick O’Neill wrote an interesting blog post discussing the importance of titling articles on the Internet in which he looks at an example of a New York…

Joe Lansdale On The E-Book Revolution And The Future Of Books [Exclusive Q&A]

Last week, we reported that author (and “Champion Mojo Storyteller”) Joe Lansdale was considering e-book as the exclusive format for his next “Hap and Leonard” book. He indicated as much in a Facebook update, but in a later update he…

Australian Open Breaks Time Record With Novak Djokovic Win, Twitter Ecstatic

The Australian Open Final just ended, with a match won by Serbia’s Novak Djokovic. It was the longest in history. The match lasted 5 hours, 53 minutes. Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5. Nadal lost his…

Writing Funny Content To Help Your Blog Get More Shares

It’s good to include humorous content once in awhile. This was the advice given by Jordan Cooper, who was speaking during the Blogging with Humor Workshop at the Blogworld Expo. WebProNews’ Chris Crum sat in on the session and was…

eHow Getting Serious About Quality

Demand Media is getting serious about increasing the quality of eHow content. This has become clear after talks we’ve had with the company, as well as various presentations and interviews they’ve given. They also launched a major redesign last month,…