Writing Tips

Want to refine your writing skills? We've got you covered! With handy guides to writing tools and techniques, and tips on creating engaging, high-quality content, our blog will guide you through!

  • Can Google Detect AI Content?

    Can Google Detect AI Content?

    Apr 12, 2024

    • AI
    • Writing Tips

    Can Google detect AI content? Artificial intelligence (AI) can be a useful tool for content writers. It can conduct research, generate ideas, and create outlines. However, many writers are hesitant to use it – and understandably so. The worry is that Google will detect and penalize AI-generated content, causing it to rank poorly in the […]

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  • Choosing Blog Post Images: The Dos and the Don’ts

    Choosing Blog Post Images: The Dos and the Don’ts

    Apr 03, 2024

    • Writing Tips

    As a freelance content writer, your main focus is crafting engaging, compelling blog copy that hooks your readers – but the blog post images you choose can be just as important as what you write. How do you select the best images to go with your content? In this post, we’ll take you through the dos […]

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A Content Writer’s Guide to Google YMYL

  • How to Write Effective Thought Leadership Content

    Mar 18, 2024

    • Writing Tips

    If you’re a freelance writer (or aspire to become one), writing compelling thought leadership content is a great way to build your credibility and establish your niche. However, it takes time to craft this type of in-depth, expert content, even for experienced writers. So if you’re new to the freelance writing world, it can be […]

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  • A Step-By-Step Guide to Competitor Content Analysis

    Mar 15, 2024

    • Writing Tips

    The phrase competitor content analysis may conjure up images of spies, but you don’t need to put on a disguise to do it (although you could if dressing up is your thing). Checking out what works for your successful competitors is a great way to learn how to improve your own content. In this blog […]

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  • 8 Best Writing Exercises to Improve Your Skills

    Mar 11, 2024

    • Writing Tips

    Writing exercises work like any other exercises. They test your creative muscles, strengthen your ability, and wire your brain to think like the great content writer we know you can become! In this post, we’ll look at eight top writing exercises to help you practice producing great content. Read on to find out more! Why […]

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  • What Is Keyword Stuffing? (And How to Avoid It)

    Mar 09, 2024

    • Writing Tips

    Keywords are an essential part of a successful search engine optimization (SEO) strategy – but trying to force too many into a single piece of content can cross the line into keyword stuffing. Although smoothly incorporating keywords is a proven way to boost your ranking on search engine results pages, stuffing as many keywords as possible […]

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  • 7 Tips for Tackling Generative AI Hallucinations

    Mar 06, 2024

    • AI
    • Editing Tips
    • Writing Tips

    Generative AI hallucinations have become such a hot topic that they gave rise to Dictionary.com’s 2023 Word of the Year. In this post, we’ll take a look at what AI hallucinations are, what causes them, the dangers they pose, and share a few examples so that you can spot them. And then we’ll share our […]

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  • What Is Fluff in Writing? (And How to Avoid It)

    Mar 04, 2024

    • Writing Tips

    There are several potential drawbacks to including fluff in writing. Eliminating fluff can elevate the quality of your content and make it much more enjoyable to read. This blog post will provide an in-depth description of what fluff is, explain why it is wise to avoid it, and show you how you can remove it […]

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  • How to Write a Meta Description Using AI

    How to Write a Meta Description Using AI

    Mar 03, 2024

    • AI
    • Writing Tips

    Learning how to write a meta description is an essential part of becoming a freelance writer. Good meta descriptions help content rank higher on search engine results pages (SERPs) and boost your client’s overall website traffic. But you don’t need to spend hours crafting the perfect meta description. AI writing tools can help you write […]

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  • What Are Featured Snippets? (And How to Get Them)

    What Are Featured Snippets? (And How to Get Them)

    Mar 02, 2024

    • Writing Tips

    For freelance writers, securing the top spot in Google’s search results – also known as position zero or the featured snippet – is one of the best ways to get results for your clients. According to one study on Google click-through rates, featured snippets get about 35% of all total clicks for a given search […]

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