10 Tips to Make Your Content Unique, Fresh & Attractive!

Anyone can write, but not everyone can write for the web! Although this seems to be a given, you can still find web content which is weak, repetitive and even dull.

Writing for the Web

Writing for the Web

Whatever your website is, I believe that there is always a way to keep your content fresh, unique and attractive and through research and experience, I will summarize to you how to do so using 10 simple tips.

1. Specialize:

When writing for the web, try to choose a theme and stick to it in order to attract the right audience and gain their loyalty. This also helps you get a reputation for the things you do best. Specialization on the web is very crucial for your success. Look at what Mashable is doing!

2. Read & Research:

It is important to be knowledgeable about your field of work, however, it is also important to know what has been written about what in general. This can be especially helpful when you plan to write a post on your blog since it helps you avoid repetition and bring a new twist to the topic at hand.

3. Provide Proof:

Whenever possible, try to provide proof when you are attempting to convince your audience with something. Links and referrals can positively influence your content since they help support your point of view and make your content more credible.

4. Focus on Structure:

According to Google’s advice, it is very important to use an average of 10 words per sentence, 1-4 sentence paragraphs as well as lists and bullets within the post you are writing and whenever it is possible. This is important because it helps with SEO and your overall website ranking.

10 Content Crimes You Should Avoid Committing!

“What is written without effort is, in general, read without pleasure.” Samuel Johnson

First and foremost, allow me to thank Chris Spooner, designer and writer, for motivating me to write this post as, what I would like to call it, a follow up to his recent post: 10 Usability Crimes You Shouldn’t Commit. I highly appreciate the unintentional inspiration!

Content is the Key by www.all-sorts.biz

Content is the Key by www.all-sorts.biz

There are millions of posts out there that provide you with tips and know-how’s for appealing content; stressing how the post should be long sometimes while, at other times, advising you to keep it short. Telling you that you need to have clear headings yet highlighting that they should not be different.

For this post, we will spice it up a bit for you! We will address the 10 content crimes you should avoid committing in efforts to answer the following questions: What kind of content has the power to drive people away from your site? What content related flaws might cause visitors to disregard the mere thought of reading your posts? What are the most annoying mistakes you can do in content writing?

10 Content Crimes You Should Avoid Committing:

1. Avoid Cluttering!

Although you might feel the need to write long posts to convey and explain a certain idea or concept, and despite having to write pages of factual content as times, make sure that your page has a clean clutter-free look!

Cluttered Text!

Cluttered Text!

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50 Top Noise-Free Twitter Tips in Social Media, Marketing, SEO & Design! Part 4

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50 Top Noise-Free Twitter Tips & Links in Social Media, Marketing, SEO, Design & More! Part 3

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50 Top Noise-free Twitter Tips & Links in Social Media, Marketing, SEO, Design & More! Part 2

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20,000 visitors in 3 hours – The Ashton Kutcher Effect @aplusk ! [video]

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Ashton Kutcher's Tweet linking to Thoughtpick

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50 Top Noise-free Twitter Tips & Links in Marketing, SEO, Design & Writing!

50 Top Noise-free Twitter Tips & Links in Marketing, SEO, Design & Writing!

Award Winning Tips & Links

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