Resources for Writers of the Web
Updated on: by Jess Weaver
Written By: Jessica Weaver
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Writers need resources. A lot of complaints I hear are from writers not knowing where to look for resources. A lot of us write for Textbroker and Merchant Circle and we need some awesome resources to help guide our writing. The better researched our writing is and the more informative our information, the happier our clients are.
1. Proper Resources>> Some of you are completely new to writing and may not know of the proper resources to use. All information posted on the internet is not correct. Some sites are just opinions and are not great writing resources. The information you need is dependent on the topic at hand. A lot of us write about product reviews, and I would suggest using a reputable review site-not just a random one. The wrong information can get a writer into trouble.
2. Wikipedia>> Although this resource has a bad wrap on occasions. I personally
use it a lot for my own writing resources. However, I have noticed that the wording can be hard to interpret. I try to just get a general idea about my topic from there, because Wikipedia has just about every topic imaginable to research. A quick look at this page will give you a general idea of the topic being written about.
3. eHow.com>> This is my ultimate place to research information. Generally they have information about every topic and it is an easy search engine. Also, they have additional resources at the bottom of their articles, which means more access to resources to me.
4. An Online Library or Journal>> If you are a research writer you will need academic resources for your articles. Several colleges offer online library resources for free. However, if you research the topic well enough, you will find several awesome resources that are reputable.
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