Digital can be good news for print publishers.
#6 The hardest copy to proofread is copy we have written ourselves. Why? Because it’s hard to look at your own work with a critical, impartial eye. Where possible, ask a colleague to read your work instead. See more top tips here.
If everyone wants to do things more quickly, why are slow e-readers gaining in popularity?
…even, apparently, when you’re not doing anything! Google had just been granted a patent – which they filed back in 2005 – which allows them to track the mouse movements and the cursor positions of our computer screens , even (and especially) when we are not clicking anything. This will no doubt prove a useful addition to Google’s
#5 Ask yourself what your reader wants to know about the product you are reviewing. Do this EVERY TIME you sit down to write a review. See more top tips here.
#4 Take time to learn how Google works. Make sure any website decisions maximise SEO potential. See more top tips here.
Demand Media, a content farm as it is called, is about to go public and make its founders a pile of money. They have built a content farm which pulls together content from other sites and serves it up as How To lists and even full articles. USA Today is already using it to generate
#3 News writing – look for change to find your news angle… See more top tips here.
Business processes can be patented, the US Supreme Court has ruled in a landmark decision. This should open the way for companies to protect their business processes by applying for patents in the USA. And it will put pressure on other countries to follow suit. The Supreme Court has swept away the notion that a
#2 Don’t forget how much looser US LIBEL is. Things on US sites may not trigger a libel in the US but could trigger a libel in England and Wales… See more top tips here.