What Separates Good Writing From Bad Writing?

Contently

” Grant’s words reminded me of the time I discovered, to my horror, that I write at an 8th grade reading level. Turns out the most popular authors tend to write at a lower reading level than the typical person in her or his field. appeared first on The Content Strategist.

10 Great Writing Books & Tools For B2B Content Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Content marketing is more than just a knack for putting words on paper or coming up with the right budget and platform. Below are some great classes, books, and other resources for B2B content marketers who want to hone their writing skills. Content Marketing Books.

How to Write Top-Notch Content in 4 Simple Steps

Marketing Insider Group

From blog posts to original videos, your company’s branded content communicates your brand, solutions, and values to your audience. Good content doesn’t just showcase your product, it helps potential customers solve their problems and build brand trust. Content Marketing

Writing Smarter: 5 Hacks to Elevate Your B2B Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

When done successfully, B2B content writing can drive some impressive business results like increased search traffic, boosted social media engagement, and more importantly, conversions. There are numerous tips and strategies that can help B2B content writers be more effective and efficient. Here are a few hacks to help you start seeing better outcomes from your content marketing : 1. User intent should always be top of mind for B2B content writers.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

But following closely behind is the desire to improve content marketing efforts. Because content. The biggest challenges that B2B marketers are facing this year are related to content: creating. Content-related challenges. content marketing efforts.

Back to Basics: Writing Effective CTAs

Act-On

A call-to-action (CTA) is a critical component of marketing content. Content Marketing b2b content marketing call to action calls to action content marketing lessons content marketing strategy content writing CTA

Writing for SEO Is Writing for Humans

Content Standard

The same can hold true for writing SEO-optimized content. However, today’s search engines algorithms are much more sophisticated and will prioritize content that lines up with searchers’ intent. You’ve taken the time to write an informative and engaging piece.

Five Tips to Help You Write Outstanding Content For Your Blog

Webbiquity

Content is king, and blogs often make the best castles. Unfortunately, many people struggle to consistently write the type of high-quality content that attracts and holds readers, and stands out in search. Organize Your Content. Write A Catchy Title.

2 Sure-Fire Ways to Inspire Your Blog Writing

Writing on the Web

Does your blog writing lack inspiration? Is it hard to get really fired up when starting to write a post? Here are two ways you can side-step fear and doubt, and write frequent, consistent quality posts and develop a blogging habit that will grow your abilities over time.

How to Write Well: Tips from a Content Expert

BOP Design

When it comes to B2B content marketing , the act of writing such content can be harder than it seems. After all, most of us write something every day – e-mails, ideas, requests. So how hard could it be to write a blog post, or website, or white paper?

Act casual, and write your website content

Biznology

Just act casual , and write your website content. Writing in a casual conversational manner is crucial to the success of your website content. Aim to reach a position where your website content inspires meaningful dialogue.

A 5-Point Checklist for Writing SEO Content

KoMarketing Associates

Effective content marketing in today’s digital space should appease your audience as well as search engines. However, creating content that’s well-optimized for SEO will keep it in front of more eyes for a longer period of time. In this post, we will cover the following the following five points for writing SEO content that sticks : Identify a Keyphrase Target or Theme. Outline the Content. Write, Optimize, and Promote. Outline the Content.

Content Marketing Editorial and Writing Services: What to Look For

Marketing Insider Group

Good content writing is critical for the success of your content marketing strategy. 59 percent of web browsers say they would avoid doing business with an organization that publishes content with spelling or […]. Content Marketing

5 Simple Ways to Write Better Emails

Act-On

It might be a tough thing to consider, but, by some estimates, six percent of our total working time is wasted , simply because we have to wade through murky writing. We’ve written about how headlines can make or break a piece of content. Writing subject lines is, of course, an art.

Back to Basics: How to Write Effective Headlines

Act-On

In any article or blog post or other piece of marketing content, headlines are very likely the first thing people see, next to the images. Your heading (headline, title) is the single most important thing you write on the Web,” says Gerry McGovern in his book Killer Web Content.

Business Blog Writing: Must You Write It Yourself?

Writing on the Web

Do you do all your own blog writing? If you’re a lawyer, financial adviser, doctor or consultant, should you write your own blog ? They expect to read what you write to get familiar with you before they call or consider hiring you.

Is Your Content Writing Appealing to Thinkers AND Feelers?

Writing on the Web

Is your blog content writing appealing to both thinkers AND feelers ? When I’m blogging, I like to cite studies whenever I write about a concept, to prove my point. So when I write, I picture my reader. You are writing one regularly, aren’t you? –

4 tips to successful digital writing

Biznology

Along the way, I have learned a few secrets of successful writing. A lot of people get into writing because they need a creative outlet. If you do that, you will write stuff that people will want to read, and you will have a much better chance of success.

5 Writing Hacks to Resuscitate Your Content Marketing Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

It was, in fact, while watching doctors charge the defibrillation paddles and bring patients spluttering and coughing back to life that I came up with the idea for this blog post: breathing new life into an existing content marketing strategy. Leverage Free Eyeballs on Your Content.

1,097 Words to Change Your Mind About Content Writing

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing rocks today. Content writing rocks, too. Content marketers have their glory days now. However, only a few clients understand that content marketing doesn’t equal content writing.

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Writing Services & Quality Leadership Content for Coaches

Writing on the Web

If you’re a leadership coach or a consultant to leaders you know how time-consuming it is to write quality leadership articles and blogs. Here’s a professional writing service just for you providing leadership articles for your newsletters and blogs.

Mobile Myth Busting: How to Write Great Content for Mobile

ScribbleLive

It means thinking about how the vertical screen changes the way we write and structure content. Below we debunk 3 myths that mislead content marketers when writing for mobile so you create better content, regardless of the screen size.

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The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps

Webbiquity

The top challenge identified by marketers in the recent B2B Marketing Trends study was “producing better content.” And though video and other video content forms are growing in importance, text remains the dominant for of content for marketing and sales.

How to Write Blog Posts: Awesome Graphic

Writing on the Web

Do you know how to write blog posts so that they actually get read? Some people think blogging is easy : Write it and it will be read. About Blogs Content Marketing Getting Read How to.Tips blog content blog formatting blog writing infographics

How to Write SEO-Friendly Content for Inbound Success

Act-On

You’ve been tasked with writing a new page for your company’s website. Whatever it is, it needs to be SEO-friendly content for Google and the other search engines. The key is to never forget that what you’re writing is meant to be read by real people. With such statistics, it’s clear that you should strive to optimize your content on every page of your website, from product pages to landing pages to your blog.

Writing Web Content that Gets Results: Questions

Writing on the Web

The rules haven’t changed, but it’s surprising how many people start writing web content without regard for the basics. Content marketing is a buzz word not just because marketing people like new buzzes. I’ve been writing on the web for twelve years.

How Authentic is Your Blog Writing?… And,How Do You Write Authentically?

Writing on the Web

But how authentic is your blog writing? And, how do you write authentically, anyway? The problem is that when you try to write authentically, it’s difficult to know what exactly to do. What makes blog writing sound real, sound authentic?

12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts

Webbiquity

I’m not sure I craft “perfect” blog posts even after writing 1,000 of them—but I’ve certainly learned a few things. Here are a dozen things I’ve learned and observations I’ve drawn from writing 1,000 blog posts. Writing well is hard work.

Writing a Press Release? 8 Awesome Tools That Will Help

B2B PR Sense

Writing a press release isn't rocket science -- but when you don't do it on a regular basis, it can be a bit challenging. But with the right tools, you can avoid any pitfalls and make your press release writing a lot easier. The 4 Culprits of Sucky Press Release Writing.

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Great Blog Content:2 Reasons for Writing Stories

Writing on the Web

Are you writing stories with feeling on your business blog? As I mentioned in my last post , great blog content appeals to people who are both thinkers and feelers. So, how do you remain professional, and still write with emotion ? Emotional Writing.

Better Blog Writing: Getting Hooked by Your Own Hook

Writing on the Web

The client needed a post that day, and I needed to write and edit what she’d given me quickly. But a little caffeine and dopamine in the brain can fool you into thinking your writing’s great – and never mind it’s missing the point. It must have been the coffee.

Content Rules: Secrets of Writing Compelling Content

Writing on the Web

Marketing nowadays requires writing and publishing great content in multiple ways. That’s why there’s a tsunami of information online about content marketing. How can you make your writing interesting, more like a good movie or book?

9 Pieces of Advice To Write Catchy and User Generating Content

Marketing Insider Group

Content might not be king, but it sure is your kingdom. The post 9 Pieces of Advice To Write Catchy and User Generating Content appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing Blog Content content creation content strategy content writing

Bloggers: Brush Up on Your Writing Skills

Writing on the Web

Business bloggers: just how good are your writing skills? It’s not often they’ve studied English or creative writing. Yet it’s becoming expected that businesses have a well-written blog, as well as expertly-written content on their website. 3 Tips for Better Blog Writing.

7 Content Marketing Questions to Ask BEFORE You Write a Word

Writing on the Web

BEFORE You Write a Word" src="[link] width="300" height="300" title="7 Content Marketing Questions to Ask BEFORE You Write a Word" /> Here are some key marketing questions to ask and answer before you write a single word of content, if you want to get good content marketing results.

Easy to Make Ebook and Blog Writing Mistakes

Writing on the Web

Here’s why it’s so easy to make these common ebook and blog writing mistakes: Many small business professionals with a business blog are keenly interested in getting their message out there, and don’t care so much in writing “properly.”.

Simplify Your Blog Writing: Shortcuts to Publishing a Leadership Blog

Writing on the Web

Shortcuts to Publishing a Leadership Blog" width="300" height="199" title="Simplify Your Blog Writing: Shortcuts to Publishing a Leadership Blog" /> How’s your blog writing going? I don’t know what to write about.”. And sometimes, blog writing just fizzles out, altogether.

Please Don’t Mistake Blog Writing for Book Writing

Writing on the Web

Blog writing isn’t the same as book writing. An interesting post from Jane Friedman called “ Please Don’t Blog Your Book ,” gives four reasons why you shouldn’t use your blog to write a book. Here’s why.

Let’s Write a Blog

Heinz Marketing

We know that it’s time to write a blog. It’s not like blog-writing is some life-or-death situation. Yet, here I am, frantically trying to come up with a blog post as I’m writing this introduction. Writing a blog is a lot like being asked what your favorite song is. TIP 1: Start writing and see where it takes you. Sometimes you have a topic in mind, and as much as you may want to write about it, the words just don’t come out the way you want them to.

Quality Content: How to Write Great Blog Posts Every Time

Writing on the Web

How do you create quality content that attracts online readers and yet works to promote the growth of your business? Quality content stimulates reader/ customer engagement. Here’s what quality web content looks like: It’s short, sweet, smart, and funny.

The 4 Step Creative Process for Writing Blogs: (& Happy Birthday to WOW Blog)

Writing on the Web

Do you struggle with the creative process of writing blogs ? Over the past 11 years, I’ve written a ton of information about writing great blog posts and newsletters, as well as e-books, white papers and articles to increase your visibility.

Content Marketing with Blogs: 6 Steps to Writing Awesome Fresh Content

Writing on the Web

6 Steps to Writing Awesome Fresh Content" src="[link] width="256" height="170" title="Content Marketing with Blogs: 6 Steps to Writing Awesome Fresh Content" />What private Hell do you go through to write fresh blog content ?

Content Marketing with Visuals: Write Like an Egyptian

Writing on the Web

Write Like an Egyptian" src="[link] width="300" height="199" title="Content Marketing with Visuals: Write Like an Egyptian" /> Lately I find myself building pyramids. Content marketing with visuals makes your piece clearer, and more compelling to the readers.