On the Internet, there is no shortage of answers to the question: “What is a paragraph?” You’ll find answers from prestigious universities and on popular forums. Unfortunately, they are all wrong.
The Writing Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill defines a paragraph as “the building blocks of papers.”
Fair enough. What else would you expect from a college? But that won’t do for us. Us, web writers.
The best answer Rough Draft host Demian Farnworth could find on the Yahoo! Answers forum was: “Usually consists of more than one sentence on the same topic.”
Again. Fair enough. But here’s the web writer’s version of what a paragraph is …
Copyblogger loves writers. We always have.
For more than nine years now, the writer has been the most important person we write for. Week in, week out.
I’ve written about making a living as a professional writer.
And I elaborated a bit on that, unpacking some of what it takes to move from “good writer” to “smart, well-paid content marketer.”
It’s why we created our list of Certified Content Marketers.
And it’s why we open that program periodically to new writer applicants.
It’s a good thing your mom taught you everything you need to know to become a well-respected, successful blogger, isn’t it?
Your mom never taught you anything about blogs? Because blogs didn’t exist when you were growing up?
I beg to differ.
I’m going to bet that she really did teach you everything you need to know. She just may have forgotten to say “when blogging.”
Let’s take a look.
So … what exactly is a “showrunner” anyway? And what does it take to be a successful one?
The Showrunner hosts Jerod Morris and Jon Nastor define the term and explain what separates successful Showrunners from all the rest.
As an online entrepreneur, No Sidebar host Brian Gardner is learning just how crucial being agile is to running a successful business.
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with being involved in a personal project — especially when you’re passionate about it — but continually keeping your audience in mind is always a good thing.
Over the last couple months of running No Sidebar, Brian has identified three types of people he wants to specifically cater to …