10/13/12: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.

This week I’m pointing you to posts about self-editing, 7 habits of highly ineffective bloggers, and five things that could change the digital landscape.

From Linda Jay Geldens:  A Professional Editor Takes on Self-Editing
“Linda Jay is a very experienced book editor and member of the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA). Her last contribution to the blog was 6 Ways Copyeditors Make Your Book Better. Today she gives us her take on the practice known as self-editing.'”

From Karol K: The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Bloggers
“The advice on how to be ‘the effective guy’ is just so common online that it starts to get boring … You know, reading yet another article on how to be a great blogger and all… So why not take a different approach and consider the seven habits of highly ineffective bloggers instead?”

From Futurebook: 5 things that could change the digital landscape as we know it…
“I’m putting my professional reputation on the line but here are 5 things that could significantly alter the digital landscape as we know it. And yes, that is a video for Myspace.”

Tools and Such
From Matt Beswick: The Top 6 SEO Resources for Bloggers

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Anna DeStefano’s Paper.li Newspapers

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