Create Articles People Will Actually Read

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When you start a blog, it can be a really painful experience putting lots of time and effort into writing blog posts and articles all the while knowing that no-one is paying them any attention. While you slave away over an article, unless you already have a dedicated audience, there’s a good chance that only a couple of people will ever read it.

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But, if you want to assure that people start reading as quickly as possible, it’s important not to simply keep posting the same old stuff. You need to think about the content that people actually like to read and what will hold their attention long enough to make an impact.

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7 Reasons You Should Should Ignore High School English

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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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Four Tips You Can Use to Improve Your Online Writing

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If what you want is to be a respected writer, there are guidelines you should follow to make yourself more in demand to potential clients. In this article, I highlight a few ideas that should boost your career as a freelance writer.

I’ve been writing professionally — at least writing has been a major tool in my toolkit — for more than four decades. I hope these tips help get your writing career started.

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