Advice and answers from the Presto Media Team

Writer best practice guides

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

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

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