7 Reasons You Should Should Ignore High School English

Typwriter with typed word "copywriting"

The word "grammar" in a dictionaryOne of the things most frequently said about copywriting is that you should “write like a real people speak.” More plainly, you should write in a conversational tone – like you are chatting with someone, or writing an email to a friend.

That means there are grammatical rules that should go out the window to make your copy read and perform better. (Isn’t that great).

Some of the no-nos from your high school English class that work particularly well when writing copy include:

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Developing a Can Do Mindset as an Older Entrepreneur

Quote "People Don't Quit Working Because They Get old"

It’s a pretty easy task for Baby Boomers to develop a negative mindset that keeps them from being part of the world, getting things done and generally enjoying life. They think they’re too tired, too old or just don’t have what it takes to have an active life.

Brain Lifting DumbbellsSometimes it’s easier for Boomers to just veg out rather than making a difference. They’re afraid to try. True, it’s a fast-changing world and new skills are often necessary to do almost anything. But, that’s as true for young people as well as old.

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Finding Your Perfect Niche in Five Simple Steps

Hands Holding Up Sign Saying "Find Your Niche"

Keyboard with Key Reading Earn MoneyGet rich quick schemes are exactly that—schemes. Do you really believe you can expect to be earning five-figures within a couple of weeks just because some self-proclaimed Internet guru says you will if you simply buy the ebook he’s selling? Earning a successful place on the Internet takes time and effort. There are no shortcuts. If you want to make it online, you’ll have to go through the hardships.

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You Can Easily Boost Your Social Media Shares

Man Holding Smartphone with Social Media Logos

No doubt, social media is a cheap and easy way to get your products or services out there, while building your brand.

Gone are the days when a small business had to have a monstrous advertising budget for the newspaper, the Yellow Pages, leaflets, and radio. Now, an article or video posted to your Facebook or Pinterest page provides almost everything you need. Online is the future, so make it your present.

The key to all of this online success is the number of shares a post gets. Large companies with a large following may get hundreds of thousands of shares and comments, others aren’t always so lucky.

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