In Defense of Listicles: 5 Reasons to Create List Posts

In Defense of Listicles: 5 Reasons to Create List Posts

As a writer, I began to despise listicles, the popular internet article organized through numbered lists. Websites like Buzzfeed published clickbait lists about worthless trivia facts that garnered page views and social media shares. Meanwhile, many substantial...
Fake News Spreads Fast, But Why?

Fake News Spreads Fast, But Why?

In 1855, Charles Spurgeon quoted what he called an “old proverb” about the truth and falsehoods: “A lie will go round the world while the truth is pulling its boots on.” That has never been more true than it is today in the digital world. A new study published in...
Which Social Media Platforms Do We Love Most?

Which Social Media Platforms Do We Love Most?

As the world celebrates Valentine’s Day, here are the 11 most beloved social media networks. 1. Facebook (2.129 billion monthly active users) If you’re talking about social media, there’s only one place to start: Facebook. Despite its mammoth size, it continues to...
16 Ways to Climb Over Writer’s Block

16 Ways to Climb Over Writer’s Block

Everyone who’s ever written for any length of time has encountered writer’s block. It’s the inevitable consequence of placing words on a page (or screen). For those trying to develop consistent content for their blog or website, this can be frustrating and even...
6 Ways to Be More Charitable Online

6 Ways to Be More Charitable Online

As Christmas approaches, most people look for ways to show kindness and charity. We may slip some change in the Salvation Army bucket outside the grocery store, buy gifts for a needy child, or bake cookies for a lonely neighbor. But have you put thought into how you...