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.

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.

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

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

Report: How Top Businesses Approach Content Creation

1 | Content 2018: How Top Businesses Approach Content Creation Survey Demographics A total of 253 content professionals participated in our survey, spanning a variety of industries and geographies, company. organizations create content. content creation.

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.

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.

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.

eBook: The 9 Ingredients Your Need to Create Better Content

Better Content It isn’t easy. In fact, producing great content that stands. Creating great content is a lot like cooking. creating better B2B content. into your content creation efforts enterprise-wide. If you use Acrolinx to ensure that your content contains.

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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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 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.

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.

Why You Should Write Quality Blog Content

Writing on the Web

While that may sound obvious – (“Of course, why would I write something ho-hum boring?”) Not everyone agrees on what quality content is. Quality content scores high with readers, your target clients, and with search engines. What is quality content?

How to to Double (Yes, We Mean Double) the Impact of Your Content Strategy

the Impact of Your Content Strategy The Global Content Impact Index 2ACROLINX · GOOD VS. GREAT APRIL 2016 Content is critical to your business. content and the impact it has on their business. clear finding: better content yields better business performance.

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.

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.

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

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.

Watch Your Tone! The Ultimate Guide to Developing Your Company’s Tone of Voice

their time and knowledge to help us write this eBook. multilingual content development and holds degrees in technical translation and linguistics, as well. 4 Liz Doig is owner and brand language consultant at Wordtree, a writing and brand language. crowded content world.

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.

How to write for social media

Biznology

This video with Paul Gillin is about the basics of writing engaging social media messages. Writing for social media is about finding angles, factoids and quotes that intrigue and provoke using words that no one expects you to use.

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.

Content On Steroids - Maximize the Value of Your B2B Content (Without Actually Writing More Content)

bizible

With around 27 million pieces of content being published online each day, there is no doubt that pushing your content to your target audience has become an uphill task. One has to devise creative ways of making their content stand out so it can give them positive ROI.

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? –

How to Write Headlines That Get Shared And Drive Traffic

Act-On

The most important words in any of your content are the ones in the headline. Content Marketing content headlines marketing content marketing headlinesLearn how to create great headlines that will generate traffic!

Speed up your sales with scientifically proven writing tips

Biznology

In this webinar with Heather Lloyd-Martin of SuccessWorks, she discusses tips for writing better sales copy. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a copywriting “cheat sheet” that would make writing top-notch sales pages a breeze?

How Sujan Patel Writes Six Top-Ranking Blogs Every Week

Influitive b2b

As a content marketer, everything you do revolves around producing the best content as quickly as possible. However, in a world where competition for views is high, how can you strike a balance between quality and quantity? Sujan Patel, author, blogger, public speaker and co-founder of multiple startups including Mailshake and Narrow, has an answer.

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 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 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?

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.

How to write the article people want to share

Marketing Insider Group

Writing articles for the corporate blog is a pain sometimes. Especially, when you write posts on the similar topic every day. Find a creative idea, write a compelling article, choose an appropriate image — your daily plan. The post How to write the article people want to share appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing Social Media Serpstat Shares SMM

Boston Write Now: Content Marketing Insight from Pros

Aberdeen

BOSTON – On February 22, a panel of marketing and content professionals spoke to marketers and copywriters about strategies, common experiences, and crushing the challenges that can make creative professionals feel as isolated as they feel overwhelmed. What is a content professional ?

Expert Ebooks: Relax and Write

Writing on the Web

If you want to write well, you’ve got to strip down and get real: write relaxed. Too many executives who want to write an expert ebook are in love with syllables, syntax and sycophants. When you write words to impress, you don’t write well.

5 Reasons to Write a Blog For Small Business

Marketing Insider Group

The post 5 Reasons to Write a Blog For Small Business appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content MarketingThese days, it seems like everyone has a blog site. In fact, WordPress blogs alone are read by over 400 million people every month, with users creating over 80 million new posts, 44 million comments and 23 billion page views each and every month. But despite that, many old school businessmen question whether they should […].

In Search of the Perfect Writing Process [Podcast]

Marketing Insider Group

What is your writing process? Like cats on catnip, us content marketers just can’t resist when someone answers that question. We positively obsess over each others’ writing processes, and the more known the marketer, the more we swoon and purr. Content Marketing

The Secret to Writing? Make it a Habit.

ANNUITAS

I am not an expert on writing, although I do have a journalism degree. However, I write a great deal and do actually enjoy it. So, what’s the secret to writing…and writing well? Writing and writing well takes practice. What to write?

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.