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. Storytelling tips Writing

Writing for SEO Is Writing for Humans

Content Standard

The same can hold true for writing SEO-optimized content. You’ve taken the time to write an informative and engaging piece. In writing SEO-optimized content, have you taken into account the cerebral budget of your readers?

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. Writing subject lines is, of course, an art. Want to get better at writing shorter emails?

Back to Basics: Writing Effective CTAs

Act-On

Content Marketing b2b content marketing call to action calls to action content marketing lessons content marketing strategy content writing CTAA call-to-action (CTA) is a critical component of marketing content. It incites people to do something – to take action. What do you want them to do?

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

it’s going to events, hosting webinars, or writing content and sharing it on our site and. We write blog posts, we. 1How B2B Marketing. is Changing in 2018 Insights on Priorities, Tactics, and Challenges.

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.

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.

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.

10 Great Writing Books & Tools For B2B Content Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Below are some great classes, books, and other resources for B2B content marketers who want to hone their writing skills. Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content, by Ann Handley. Yes, this is a creative writing book , but hear me out.

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.

The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps

Webbiquity

The upshot of all this is that content marketing success relies on great writing. Here are two dozen tools to assist with everything from improving grammar and avoiding cliches to writing better headlines and more readable text. 11) Slick Write.

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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Five Tips to Help You Write Outstanding Content For Your Blog

Webbiquity

Unfortunately, many people struggle to consistently write the type of high-quality content that attracts and holds readers, and stands out in search. These five tips can help you more dependably write outstanding content for your blog. Write A Catchy Title.

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?

6 Tips for Writing Compelling Bullet Points

Hubspot

They break up your writing, making it easier to digest. 6 Tips for Writing Compelling Bullet Points. Concise writing is lean. To sharpen your bullet points, follow the three writing tips below: Avoid linking verb phrases like, “Justin was writing about his cross-country trip.”

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

Writing is very Lonely Work

Ambal's Amusings

Writing is very lonely work. You write to heal yourself. You … Continue reading "Writing is very Lonely Work". Books/Writing Life/Experiences bleeding writingYou sit at your laptop and bleed your heart out.

How to Write Top-Notch Content in 4 Simple Steps

Marketing Insider Group

The post How to Write Top-Notch Content in 4 Simple Steps appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. From blog posts to original videos, your company’s branded content communicates your brand, solutions, and values to your audience.

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?”) If you want to get found, get known and get clients online, you need to write and publish quality blog posts that resonate with your readers.

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. So how can you brush up on your writing skills in order to maintain a professional blog and website for your company? 3 Tips for Better Blog 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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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. When it comes to writing in the B2B space, it’s especially important to understand your audience including their role and daily responsibilities, the common challenges they face, their understanding of the topics you’re writing about, how they find information and read content, etc.

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.

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. Writing in second-person point of view or “you” or “your” is often recommended. Do things get awkward when people visit your website?

Success Secrets of a Writing Career: WOOT & WOOF

Writing on the Web

WOOT & WOOF" src="[link] width="226" height="300" title="Success Secrets of a Writing Career: WOOT & WOOF" /> Some say success for a writing career is a question of attitude. There is no secret ‘law of attraction’ for achieving a writing career.

How to write good

The Content Factor

Humor

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.

How to Write an Expert Ebook

Writing on the Web

They ask me for help, to ghost write either for or with them. I thought I’d put my best steps for writing an expert ebook into a blog post here, and create an ebook later. If I were to write an ebook about how to write an expert ebook … how would I do that?

My shortcuts for writing a B2B Marketing Plan

Sales Lead Insights

Write the executive summary last. The post My shortcuts for writing a B2B Marketing Plan appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. Schedule appointments with yourself in your calendar in block out the time you need to work on your marketing plan. Start planning with an outline. Goals.

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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?

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? –

Bloggers Block? How to Get Your Creative Writing Mojo Back

Writing on the Web

Fingers just lay there on the keyboard like wet noodles… How can you get your creative writing going again? Writer’s and blogger’s block is a completely natural event experienced by writers , usually as a side-effect of writing for a deadline. Writing Exercises.

How to write a Marketing Plan (with some tips)

Sales Lead Insights

The post How to write a Marketing Plan (with some tips) appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. The “Marketing-for-leads” approach Let me show you how I walk through developing a marketing plan.

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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? Write for Scanning.

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. Myth 1: Write for the Golden Triangle.

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5 Steps to Quality Business Blog Writing

Writing on the Web

One of the most frequent question small business owners and coaches ask me is “What should I write about on my business blog ?” These five steps will help you master business blog writing with quality content that attracts readers every time.

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.

Creative Work, Blogging, Writing and Resistance

Writing on the Web

Everyone encounters resistance when it comes to blogging, writing, and creative work. Write about it. Write. About Blogs Content Marketing On Writing Better Online Marketing Writing for the Web blog writing business blogging content marketing with blogs creative work resistance