Writing

Learn more about writing. Copywriting, writing for blogs, books, magazine articles, keeping track of article ideas - anything that is related to the writing process.

The dilemma of comments

Allowing comments is a great way to get reader feedback, but because of frequent abuse managing comments takes a lot of time that could be spent on better things.

Posted on September 20, 2007

5 blogs that make me think

Five bloggers whose writings tend to make me think.

Posted on June 12, 2007

Comment posting guidelines

A few simple guidelines for improving the quality of comments you post on this and other blogs.

Posted on November 20, 2006

Making your headlines work for you and for your readers

Make your headlines work for you by bringing in new readers, and for your readers by helping them understand what your articles are about.

Posted on April 27, 2006

Which blogging style do you use?

There are several different styles of blogging that will generate traffic to a site.

Posted on December 3, 2005

Typography, semantics and document structure

A good introduction to semantics and document structure for anyone who hasn’t already started thinking structurally when marking up documents.

Posted on November 26, 2005

Measuring text readability

How to check and improve the readability of your texts.

Posted on September 27, 2005

A Rant (Mostly) About Web Content

Many people don’t realise that a website needs good content to work.

Posted on February 11, 2005

The writing process

A description of my workflow for researching and writing articles, followed by a discussion containing great tips from my readers.

Posted on January 26, 2005

How to properly format dates

Learn how to format dates so that everybody can understand them.

Posted on August 10, 2004

Writing effective link text

Six guidelines for writing better link text.

Posted on August 7, 2004

Articles on Search Engine Positioning

Twelve articles and a glossary on SEO.

Posted on June 29, 2004

Writing Resources

I’m always on the lookout for helpful online writing resources, and recently I’ve found a couple of good ones. Even…

Posted on March 6, 2004

Back from nowhere

I’m sort of back from a much needed break, but it will be another couple of weeks before I resume…

Posted on February 4, 2004

Things to read

I’ve come across some recent articles that are worth reading. A List Apart 162 contains three articles. In A Fairy,…

Posted on November 8, 2003

Link flood again

Whoops. Looks like it’s time to clean out my folder of links. I may come back to one or two…

Posted on August 22, 2003

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