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What Applications Work Best for Writing Website Content?

July 29th, 2013 by admin

If you run a website where you are constantly making an effort to provide updated written content, whether it be for SEO purposes or simply to keep your visitors coming back, the fact remains that having a good application for writing and publishing written website content can make this process a lot easier. Of course, with so many different applications on the market these days, it can sometimes be difficult to know which app is best for you. Fortunately, there are a few options that you cannot go wrong with that you may want Read the rest of this entry »

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Top 5 Applications for Enhancing Novel Writing

June 6th, 2013 by admin

Writing a novel is a huge undertaking and the amount of effort required explains why so many novels go uncompleted and so many would-be authors go unpublished. With the self-publishing movement in full swing, authors no longer face the daunting task of getting a publishing company to accept their work. The only barrier that remains is getting the work done.

Here are the top 5 applications for enhancing the novel writing experience.

1. Scrivener
This tool was tailor-made for authors. It helps authors lay out the entire structure of the novel, including character profiles, scenes, chapters, notes, illustrations and research. Read the rest of this entry »

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Three Applications to Assist In Your Writing

April 16th, 2013 by admin

While some writers still prefer to write down their stories on an old typewriter or even manually, most are using computers and word processing software. There are even more helpful computer applications out there that are designed specifically to help writers. These are three of the most helpful ones.

1. Write or Die

Initially created to help with National Novel Writer’s Month participants, Write or Die forces you to keep writing or face a penalty: a loud, obnoxious noise coming from your computer. It’s based on the premise that first drafts don’t have to be good, you just have Read the rest of this entry »

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Google Docs, WriteItNow best writing applications out there

January 5th, 2013 by admin

True, we can get by with a pen and pad, but now in 2012, there are many more options for writing tools, especially on the Web.

One important element of writing is sharing. Do you want to share your work with others, on, before publishing it to a blog or submitting to your editor? Probably the best means for this is by Google Docs, especially for free applications.

Just open a Google account if you don’t have one. You’ll have access to suites for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and data collection/forms. Not to mention the email, calendar, photo-sharing and Web site hosting Google offers. Google docs also allows you to share your work with others who might edit or collaborate at you, all in a Web-based application.

WriteItNow 4 (69.95) has a solid reputation as the best writing software out there money can buy.

WriteItNow is especially good for those writing novels. It features character tabs on the user interface, to help you keep track of everyone in your story. In this tab, you can even assign numerical value to the character’s traits, such as intelligence, imagination and determination.

It’s well-organized, and sleekly-structured. A sidebar tracker makes it possible to outline chapters, events, characters, locations, notes, and ideas.

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Video Editing Techniques to Help You Monetize Your Videos

October 13th, 2012 by admin

Sites like Youtube have gotten all sorts of amateur video makers excited about the possibilities of earning money on the Internet. However, just because you can point a camera doesn’t mean you’re the next Spielberg. Here are just a few tips for editing videos professionally:

Get Plenty of Footage
When you’re in the editing phase, it’s essential that you have plenty of footage to choose from. Cutaways are shots of a subject’s hands, background scenery or exteriors. Make sure you have plenty of cutaway material to choose from in case you’ve made a mistake Read the rest of this entry »

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What Applications Work Best With Your Video Camera

October 9th, 2012 by admin

More cell phones are being made with digital video cameras included in their design. These cameras can be enhanced with certain video camera applications. Some applications are designed to make it easy to upload your photos to social websites. Most applications are made for specific devices so you might need to go to the product’s website to find the applications that are available for your phone. Among the more popular applications are those designed to create special effects. Special effects can be made by using a filter app to change Read the rest of this entry »

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Making Quality Videos for Social Websites

October 6th, 2012 by admin

The great thing about social media is that people can make quality videos and post them online. This has become quite a challenge in the world of technology, but consumers are getting their demands met.

Many of the newer smartphones are come equipped with better cameras. People are able to do so much more with these devices. There are more megapixels on cameras now. More people are capable of taking much better quality videos with a smart phone, but this is only the beginning.

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More than Home Movies: Social Media Video Methods

October 4th, 2012 by admin

People are using social websites for more than just connecting with family and friends. These sites have become the fastest growing sites for marketing products and services. To help businesses market what they have, a number of social websites provide free tools for creating video advertisements. These ads are designed as shorter versions of actual television ads. The videos can also be made by hiring a professional video service or by the business owner. The Read the rest of this entry »

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Three Video Editing Programs to Make You a Star

October 1st, 2012 by admin

When it comes to video editing you have to get the right program. There is no doubt about this. That is what makes the professionals look professional and the others look like low budget videos.

Adobe Premiere is top of the line software for video editors. This is editing at its finest and everyone that has tried this program will agree. At 150 is is quite a pricey software program, but many people will say that this is worth every penny. It is hard to go wrong with a program that so many people trust.Want more? Click < Read the rest of this entry »

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