Tips on Using Your Own Photos

We say again and again that using original photos in your online articles does wonderful things for your Hubs by adding credibility, a personal touch, additional information, and visual appeal. But what if you’re not a good photographer? Don’t worry- there are some very simple things you can do to make your photos- be they…

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Responsible Research Tips

While many Hubbers pull exclusively from areas of personal expertise when writing Hubs, most Hubbers utilize information from external sources. But… are those sources legitimate? In this week’s podcast (Responsible Research Tips), we outline some basic tips on finding trustworthy sources when doing research for Hubs and other online articles, as requested by the ever…

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How to Effectively Update Your Hubs

Did you know that online articles should be updated from time to time? Aside from the obvious benefits that come with revisiting and improving one’s older work (which include catching old typos, updating outdated information, and adding new, relevant information), you may be surprised to learn that Google pays attention to the last time an…

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Tips on Managing Literary Influences

Are you nervous about letting your favorite authors color your writing? Don’t be! In this Online Writing Insider podcast (Tips on Managing Literary Influences), Pia Chatterjee and I discuss the issues surrounding literary influences- from plagiarism and intimidation and inspiration and progress. You’ll quickly find that there’s nothing to fear! This podcast is inspired by one…

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