Intended for studentsâ€”and everyone else who writes for online mediaâ€”Writing for the Internet: A Guide to Real Communication in Virtual Space is a landmark collection of grounded and practical applications about writing effectively and concisely. It covers just about everything one needs to know about a broad array of topics including online publishing, new media news writing, blogging, micro-blogging, Internet writing technologies, and social media/ownership. At the same time, it addresses theories, methods, and practices used by Internet writers and online journalists from a wide range of backgrounds.The book introduces students who will be writing onlineâ€”and this includes all disciplines of every possible majorâ€”to the basic tenets of good online writing habits and principles. It will help bloggers hone their thoughts and express them in writing that works in real-time media. And it will help those who wish to take advantage of the extraordinary profit-making potential the Internet represents.