A web author/editor is responsible for the content and images used on a website. They plan, research, write copy and edit the content of a website.
Web authors/editors may also take on the role of webmaster and be responsible for dealing with enquiries emailed from the site and overseeing any message boards. They may also get involved in analysing statistics to determine the popularity of the site and how many hits/visits it receives. In larger organisations the webmaster may be a separate role.
A web author/editor may work within an editorial team or alone. They work closely with a range of individuals, from web designers/developers and project/account managers to photographers and marketing professionals. It is essential that they understand their site's target audience and requirements.
This is a non-technical role requiring creative writing skills, although some technical understanding is useful and will help career progression.
A number of factors affect the role of a web author/editor. These include:
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