Advice on how to write effective online copy urges you to engage your readers by using their language; knowing their pain points; appealing to their emotions and so on. But in terms of the actual writing, what does all this really mean? This post offers 4 concrete ways to increase reader engagement in your online copy, with ‘before editing’ and ‘after editing’ examples to show you how.
Good editing improves your writing so it’s accurate, brief, clear and easy to read. This post helps explain how effective editing does this, using examples from a real-life project. Use my ‘before editing’, ‘after editing’, tips and commentary to brush up your editing skills.
Proofreading requires time and effort and skill, and it’s not something you can effectively do last thing at night, or on the way to a meeting. Here are examples of the 3 most common errors I come across as a proofreader. Check for them in your next piece of writing. Once you know what you’re looking for, you’re more likely to find it.
Today’s post is for you if you struggle with paragraphs, particularly if you find it difficult to link your paragraphs together smoothly and logically, so that your writing makes sense and your meaning is clear.