5 Habits of More Effective Writers

Contributed by Kenneth Waldman

There are two types of successful writers out there – the ones blessed with an innate talent and perpetual inspiration, and the ones who work hard every day. The latter ones have no choice but to technically grow by constant practice. You will be surprised, but most famous writers achieved their recognition through routine.

If you want to be a remarkable online writer, waiting for the inspiration to come is not an option. In the online environment only constant contributors survive. So let’s see how you can improve those skills and why not, cash in more money.

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The Skinny on Focus: 3 Tips to Stay More Focused through the Work Day

Focus is a big deal these days, mostly because it seems so hard to come by (thanks a lot, social media!). There’s always something else that will demand your attention, whether it’s the laundry, a phone call from your sister, your cat, someone texting you… or even realizing that you really need to file your nails (guilty!).

Anything can be a distraction if you let it. But the good news is that focus can be honed. It’s a skill and a muscle that develops just like our ability to remember names and faces. And don’t tell me you’re just “bad at names.” I worked a job for four years that required I remember the names and faces of hundreds of clients, and believe me, when you practice, you get better.

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So, how exactly can you increase your ability to focus? Here are three steps that I have personally used to become more efficient, productive, and yes, better focused.

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How to Write Something They Actually Care About

Today I read that there are an estimated 45 billion webpages live on the Internet as of April, 2016. Even a week from now, a month or a year from now, can you imagine how that number will have exploded?

Talk about a crowded market!

With so much happening on the Internet, how can you craft something that actually stands out to your market? That people will care about, and that will be helpful to them?

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