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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Tweet It will be tweeted 130 characters at a time on Twitter. Matt Stewart is tweeting an entire novel on the French Revolution. A pretty cool thing to start on Bastille Day. He says the book has been shopped to several publishers already, but none bit on it. So why not publish it on Twitter? […]

Micropayments Revisted

Tweet Les Jones weighs in at his site and at No Silence here. I predict that journalists who lose their newspaper jobs are likely to continue practicing journalism to the extent their personal finances allow. People go into journalism because they want their voices heard. Being paid to have their voices heard was just a […]

Web Users Are Mission Minded

Tweet One issue that is sometimes forgotten about the web is that, in many cases, it’s not a leisurely affair that an audience has when they get their google-fu on. People want what they want right NOW! Web users are mission minded. Cramped for attention. Bent on standards. And uninterested in learning new navigation methods. […]

Discipline

Tweet Openzine has seven things writers should do everyday. Do you have a routine?

Headlines and Titles–Writing for Reader AND Search Engines

Tweet In this quick SEO (search engine optimization) discussion, I want to talk about how the headlines of your posts and articles relate to search engines along with the URLs of your posts and the Title tag.  As far as SEO goes, we’ll keep it simple and only address these three subjects in this post, […]

Selling Out Or Profiting From One’s Passion?

Tweet From one of the first bloggers I can remember reading, an overview of why he’s monetizing in a response to this post. If anything, Ernie is telling it like it is regarding ads online with transparency. What killed this?  Jealousy.  Jealousy in that you see other people around you doing similar stuff, and then […]

Voice Freedom

Tweet Newscoma and I are only a few days into this project, but I’m already having a blast working on it.  One of the things we decided before we even bought a domain name was that we’d maintain our individual voices when writing for this site.  I’m talking about our real writing voices–the ones we […]

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