Gamescom in Cologne and PAX Prime in Seattle are coming up quickly. Gamescom starts next week, and PAX Prime hits at the end of the month. Although I’ve never traveled to Germany to attend... by Larry Everett1 month ago
Writing the news isn’t particularly difficult, but it does take practice and discipline. While the label of ‘journalist’ can seem like a lofty title, you can write effective news without much fuss... by Jay Ricciardi3 months ago
Reviews matter. While it's easy to brush off a review as being "just someone's opinion," a well-written review can be a lot more than that. Critical opinions, both positive and negative, have some... by Auverin Morrow3 months ago
Here is a collection of some of our successful Journalist Training Program veterans and what that have to say about the program and their time with GameSkinny!
Want to learn more about the... by Jay Ricciardi5 months ago
You're a writer, a creator, and you write some pretty excellent content! Your work looks great on your blog, or even here on GameSkinny... Just, not enough people are actually reading or linking... by Jay Ricciardi5 months ago
It’s been said that the internet primarily consists of two things: porn and lists. While the former may only appeal to certain demographics, it seems everyone loves lists. Why? Because in the... by Rob Thubron5 months ago
Long-form writing is tough. Even if you have a lot of ideas, it can be daunting to try and put all of them down into one cohesive product. And it can be difficult to sustain a longer article... by Auverin Morrow7 months ago
Writing isn't easy. Stacks upon stacks of books and essays have been penned on how to write well.
This is great in one sense, because it means that there are lots of resources for writers to fall... by Auverin Morrow8 months ago
Good writing can go far in creating content people will be looking for, and the use of search engine optimization (SEO) techniques can help them find it.
SEO is a complicated subject, so we won't... by Ashley SSS8 months ago
The ultimate goal of many freelance gaming writers is to earn a position in the world of video game journalism. Games journalism has many different tracts, from writing guides for games to... by Amanda Wallace8 months ago
There are some errors that our editors see over and over again. From newbies to veterans, lots of writers make these mistakes. And frankly, it's exhausting for us to continuously correct them.... by Auverin Morrow8 months ago
In the plant world, an evergreen is a tree that has leaves or pines throughout the year, and so is always green.
Evergreen content, in its most basic sense, is content that stays relevant for an... by Jay Ricciardi8 months ago
Fun fact: your reader didn't make that, you did. But your reader is the one looking at it and sharing it... hopefully.
When you write, and when you decide what to write, ask yourself this one... by Jay Ricciardi8 months ago
With the combination of all the possible hiccups and productivity potholes of writing from home, ‘perfect’ work conditions are hard to come by in the best of times. There are a lot, and I mean a... by Jay Ricciardi8 months ago
These days, publishing great content online is not hard.. being heard is!
There is so much content online now that personal blogs, YouTube videos, in-depth forum posts.. they're getting lost,... by Jay Ricciardi9 months ago
The key to a successful Kickstarter campaign is getting enough backers to meet your goal. Unless you already have an audience, reaching potential backers can be hard work. If you've got a great... by Ste Grainer2 years ago
Ashley made some great points in her article about using tags to enhance your SEO. I wanted to touch on some of the ways you can use tags to enhance your articles for readers as well.
Help your... by Ste Grainer2 years ago
When you picture an editor, you probably imagine the red pen poised over a document, marking every spelling or grammatical mistake. While that is part of an editor's job, the real meat of their... by Ste Grainer2 years ago
You're a unique snowflake. You like a unique blend of games, platforms, and genres. Why not let that work for you? Follow stuff on GameSkinny and get the news you want about the games, platforms,... by Ste Grainer2 years ago