This is what you have to remember: your reader has hunkered down, intending never to move again. Unless of course you give him something to get worked up over.
Demian Farnworth delivers the essential writing advice you need to succeed online, in about four minutes a day, four days a week. If you're a pure writer, and you wonder how you'll be able to build your own online platform that actually gets seen, this show is your shortcut.
I’ve got a nice little treat for you today. My go-to formula whether I’m writing an article, landing page, email, or a LinkedIn profile summary.
Content syndication is sort of like guest posting on steroids. You get all the benefits of guest posting without the work because you are using one article to show up on on different websites.
This episode is for any one with limited time and limited proofreading skills. Like me.
Are you comfortable in your own skin? Or do you feel awkward and out of place? If the latter, then today’s episode is for you.
Today is a monumental moment in the history of Rough Draft because we are going to break — for the first time ever — the monologue mold of Rough Draft.
You don’t have too look far to find a list of the best books a writer should read. This is a benefit for new writers, no doubt.
If you’re like me, you like to read. And you like to read a lot.
What I’m about to say might make you grit your teeth. Clench your fist. Or even pick up a crow bar …
I don’t care who you are — blogger, freelance journalist, ghostwriter, ad copywriter — if you are writing on the web then you need to read these copywriting books.
No one wants to write dull, lifeless copy that lulls even the most hyper people to sleep. Certainly not you, right?
Here’s a million dollar question: is there a magical blog post length? In other words, should you aim for a word-count sweet spot?
Listen. You have control over inspiration. You run the show. Look at magicians, for examples. Curious bunch.
I am about to destroy the lie that suggests your first draft must be perfect. The illusion that great copy is born in a single moment of white hot inspiration.
The end of your article is one last final opportunity to catch and keep the attention of a reader. Don’t screw it up.
Why talk about dialogue in a podcast about online writing? Dialogue builds tension. Allows you to show instead of tell. And so much more.
So your visitor loved your headline. Will she read the rest of the article? One of the best ways to increase your chances is by using internal cliffhangers.
Good writing uses transitional words and phrases to help the reader smoothly work through what you wrote. It’s strange how simple, but powerful, these words can be.
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