The way companies are hiring freelance writers is not very efficient. Posting an ad on craigslist is inexpensive but also costly in work hours. Posting ads to journalism websites will give you journalism school graduates, who may or may not be great writers. What is the best way to find a great freelance writer? Continue reading
Information and numbers are hard for the human mind to grasp without pictures or icons. In the early days of computers, charting could be done in spreadsheet programs such as Excel. Now there are whole new crop of websites dedicated to art of creating infographics such a Visual.ly and Infogr.am.
Typically, a company makes an infographic and allows websites and media outlets to publish the infographic for a credit and a link back. Continue reading
There is trend to make difficult things easier to see to turn them into infographics. Here is an infographic of some of my skills. Continue reading
When I tell people that I write about technology, they think that I am a technical writer for Wireless and Mobile News, for which I am editor and a technology writer or journalist. I cover breaking technology. Part of my talent is figuring out what people want to read and then giving them the information in a format that they can understand. When I wrote “Computers Made Plain” articles for Investor’s Business Daily, I wrote for the audience of intelligent investors who needed to know how computers worked. Continue reading