Writer best practice guides

The best tips, tricks, and hacks to succeed as a Presto Media Writer.

17 articles in this collection
Written by Dusten Carlson and Dave Polykoff

Content Creator Rewards Program

Recognizing and rewarding our content creators for exceptional work each week
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Writer Auto-Unassign Policy

What happens if you are auto-unassigned an article after 24 hours?
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

How To Write An Advertorial

Don’t overthink it. There’s a pretty easy formula you can follow.
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Fair Use Image Overview

Answering the age-old question: “what kinds of photos can I use?”
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Best Practices For All Assignments

Or, how to write an article Presto-style, become a 5-star writer, rule the Earth
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Basic Image Editing

This guide will make sure you never wind up with a revision request for bad photos
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

House Style Guide

Best Practices For Writing Premium Content
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Project Listicle Best Practices

How to write an engaging listicle with a DIY theme
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Narrative Listicle Best Practices

How to write an engaging story-based listicle
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

General News Best Practices

How to write an engaging single-page article
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Gallery Listicle Best Practices

How to write an engaging image-based listicle
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

Facts Listicle Best Practices

How to write an engaging fact-based listicle
Written by Dusten Carlson
Updated over a week ago

How to best avoid plagiarism.

What "plagiarism" is and how to avoid it.
Written by Dave Polykoff
Updated over a week ago

Providing “call to actions” in your articles.

What "call to actions" are and how to use them.
Written by Dave Polykoff
Updated over a week ago

How to give proper credit for the images you use.

Written by Dave Polykoff
Updated over a week ago

How to determine if an image is fair use.

The best way to determine fair use images.
Written by Dave Polykoff
Updated over a week ago

How do I write a really good article?

The best way to write a quality article at Presto Media.
Written by Dave Polykoff
Updated over a week ago