Copy Writing

5 Quick Copywriting Rules for Blogs

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Nov 08, 2018
  • By Lori Soard
According to Salary.com, the average copywriter salary is roughly $49,000 a year with the highest paid copywriters bringing in six figures annually. And based on WHSR market study – freelance  w…

8 Methods To Speed Up Writing and Produce Quality Blog Posts

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Oct 25, 2018
  • By Luana Spinetti
Writing a blog post isn't easy, but writing a blog post that converts is even more difficult. You have audience data to dig through, experts to find and quote, data from case studies and reports to fi…

The Secrets of Writing Irresistible Blog Posts

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Jul 12, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
You can have an amazing website design, but content is ultimately what sells your website to the outside world. Writing irresistible blog posts is an important component of keeping content fresh and e…

A Blueprint for Writing How-To Guides for Your Site

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Apr 24, 2017
  • By Lori Soard
There are numerous articles on this site about how to increase your website traffic and tips for bringing new visitors to your website. However, one of the things that many new website owners overlook…

7 online tools that help you to write faster and better

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Jerry Low
Anyone can start a blog – but not everyone can start and maintain a quality blog that offers valuable insights and advice. Part of running a high quality blog is offering high quality content with hig…

Keep Your Readers Interested with Hooks and Hangers

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
More and more marketers are focusing on unique content to promote their websites. Social Media Examiner's 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report indicates that 58% of marketing professionals feel…

How to Write Blog Posts that Are Scannable for Hurried Readers

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
No matter how much you may wish otherwise, there are a mere 24 hours in each day and at least a few of those must be spent sleeping if you want to be even slightly coherent. Yet, there is so much that…

[Infographic] 20 Creative Writing Prompts to Start with in 2015

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Jerry Low
So are you planning out your content for your blog in 2015? In case you are looking for help – here's an infographic (prompts originally written by WHSR blogger Lori Soard) to jog your brain and…

Top Five Ways to Catch Typos and Errors in Your Own Writing

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
Pick up any bestselling novel, read any popular blog, or even look at a newspaper, and you'll find one thing in common. Each and every writer makes typos of some sort and it is really difficult to cat…

Insider Look at What Top Editors Do to Make Articles Shine

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
The Confederation of British Industry estimates that 42% of employers are unhappy with the writing and reading skills of young employees. They have to spend money to provide remedial training and get …

Checking How Readable Your Articles Are with Word’s Readability Statistics

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
One rule of thumb when writing to the masses is that most of them read at about a sixth to eighth grade reading level. While the majority of Americans and others developed countries are literate, the …

Top Editing Tips for Cutting a Lengthy Post Down to Size

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
One issue I see as an editor over and over are articles that are pretty lengthy and have a lot of redundant information. As a writer, you have something to say. That's why you write after all. Writers…

Capture Your Reader’s Interest Like a Hollywood Screenwriter

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
The goal of any good screenwriter, or any writer really, is to grab the reader's attention and keep it until the end. Your goal for your blog should be exactly the same. From the minute the site visit…

What Bloggers can Learn from The Bachelor about Content

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 13, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
The Bachelor, a reality series, first aired on ABC in March of 2002.  If you haven't seen or heard about the show, the basic premise is an eligible bachelor and 25 women. He dates the women in groups …

Learn to Write Excellent Blog Posts by Tearing Apart 3 Sample Blog Posts

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
Here at WHSR, we've often studied just what it is that makes for an excellent blog post. Surprisingly, it is easy to define what makes for an excellent blog post and also easy to define what makes for…

What You Can Learn from the Vampire Diaries about Keeping Readers Engaged

  • Copy Writing
  • Updated Dec 10, 2016
  • By Lori Soard
If you're a fan of the Vampire Diaries, then you understand the intricate twists and turns the script writers of this series made that kept fans on the edge of their seats. There are a lot of tricks t…