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* Use occasional exclamation mark (!) to get your readers attention.
* Make sure your article flows properly. Re-read and re-read.
* Try to be concise in your wording. Brevity is hall-mark of good writing...or so say many of teachers of writing!
* Be credible (big word, eh?) at all times. I try to write my articles in a "conversational style with dashes of my funny humour".
* Put some thought and effort into your heading - again to get your reader's immediate attention.
* Use bullets in your articles - its makes points easy to follow.
* Conclude with a strong message. The final paragraph should contain a message that summarises your article, or gets your reader to take further action.
* Offer a free report with your article - this is an easy way to collect a list of adresses for marketing your product(s). An instant target market.
* Finally, make sure your layout is good (not one of my strong points!), as this greatly enhances your prospects of getting published
Some prominent article writers say one should write differently to one's natural style , when writing for web . I say , DON'T .Just write what comes naturally...and BE YOURSELF. Though you may have to be briefer than usual, if you are a "waffler", like this writer. People want immediate information online and have limited time usually - it's "instant coffee, sorry generation.
The internet is such an amazing medium for communication. I've just submitted this article and it's been published almost instaneously (big word!) in a few places. So YOU TOO can write articles on your chosen subject in your internet marketing efforts. MORE TRAFFIC = INCREASED SALES
Writers and internet marketers - Grab this moment in history well.
"Carpe diem" (seize moment!).
Happy writing and... Just GO FOR IT
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