How Content Writing and Programming Are Similar and Why I Do Both

content writing , freelance , programming , web developer , writer

Web Musings

You stare at a blank page and you have to fill this blank page with words.  The page can be for a blog post or it can be for a website.  On this page, I have to create something valuable.

Content writing and programming are very similar in that you have to make something out of thin air that will encourage someone to act, whether it’s through obtaining something that resonates with them on a deep level or they just want to be entertained or learn something new.  These two aspects of allowing a customer to do something is why I do what I do.

Here are two examples:

A visitor to a website enters the website not knowing what to do and through great user experience and coding, they intuitively know what to do.  Whether it’s to sign up then log in become a member of a website that…

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Why Businesses Need a Blog

writing, blog, writer, keyword, business

Allie Noble

Today, it’s crucial for your business website to have an exceptional blog. Producing fresh and relevant content amounts to building a greater online presence, establishing brand awareness, gaining more customers and so much more.

adult article assortment background#1 – Ensures online visibility – by using keywords in your blog search engines will rate your site higher in the search rankings. This means if you’re a company selling hiking gear in Colorado the more times you have the words “hiking”, “gear” and “Colorado” as keywords listed into your entire website, the search engine will pull up your listing higher when a user searches for those words. This ultimately means you’ll rank higher and gain more visibility than a competitor who does not have those words in their blog.

selective focus photography of woman using smartphone beside bookshelfAlthough, the overuse of the keyword and an un-natural sounding blog can do huge damage.

If you’re trying too hard and sound unnatural, your online readers…

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