Where’s The Web Content?

I spoke with a web designer the other day – also a friend and colleague.  After some idle chit chat, it turns out he needed help with a client: as the story goes, the client’s site design was finished and almost ready to launch, replete with Flash and other bells & whistles; the only thing missing?  Web Content… As is the case with many web design projects, my friend had been waiting for the client’s content for weeks.  The design looked great, but with [...]

Web Writing Blues

I’ve been writing web content & copy for years and have built a career around it.  Like most web ventures, the barrier to entry is low and web writing is no different. Anyone that’s blogged or been published online can claim to be a web writer.  Really, all you need is an Internet connection, basic grasp of language, publishing credit and voila!  You’re a web writer. In similar fashion, anyone with knowledge of HTML or (dare I say it) FrontPage, can claim to [...]