Freelance writers can write more than just articles. I was able to take an entire year of car technology and turn it into awards with live online voting. The writing embodied trends in the industry while the voting application required a few HTML CSS tweaks. So far, the news of the awards and the voting have increased web traffic by 20%. I’ll let you how it helps with web traffic and notoriety on Freelancewriternow.com Electric Car Insider co-sponsored the awards and embed links for the voting are offered to the media. Continue reading
A few months ago, I read about DSRC being used to warn bicyclists and cars of the potential danger of them crashing into each other. I watched an interesting video on YouTube from Honda. I pitched an article on DSRC to a publication which accepted the idea.
It took a week of emails and phone calls to Honda PR and finally they informed me that they would not give an interview. I don’t know if the PR department put a stop on the interview or if the publication was not big enough for them. Continue reading
I enjoyed writing an article about the Safety Alert Seat in GM cars such as the Cadillac and several models. Continue reading
The way writing is published and read changed greatly over the past twenty years. Some changes have been for the good and some changes are shameful. In this article for Freelancewriternow.com, I’ll explain guidelines for writing for new formats.
The medium we use for reading and the purpose for content determines the style of writing. Continue reading
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
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