Writing For The Web: More Places To Get Ideas

Written by Richard Lowe

There are many places all overrepparttar place to get article ideas. Part 1 of this series explored some ofrepparttar 129765 locations onrepparttar 129766 internet. This part goes into some ofrepparttar 129767 places you can find ideas outside ofrepparttar 129768 web.

Libraries - Believe it or not, libraries still exist and are going string. In fact, there are dozens of libraries in just about every major cities, and most towns have at least one. Evenrepparttar 129769 town where I grew up, Lake Arrowhead, California, had a small public library.

Libraries are great places to get ideas for articles. I like to just visit and wander up and downrepparttar 129770 isles, looking at titles, occasionally opening a book and flipping throughrepparttar 129771 pages. It's rare that I don't walk away with at least one or two ideas which turn directly into articles.

Botanical Gardens - A few miles from my house is one ofrepparttar 129772 best places onrepparttar 129773 planet -repparttar 129774 Huntington Library. This is an awesome collection of art museums and displays which is not equaled anywhere inrepparttar 129775 world (at least in my humble opinion). One ofrepparttar 129776 things that makes this magical place even more enjoyable isrepparttar 129777 surrounding botanical gardens.

The library gardens are divided up into different habitats, duplicating most ofrepparttar 129778 major environments ofrepparttar 129779 planet. I've spent many enjoyable hours wandering throughrepparttar 129780 place, just looking atrepparttar 129781 plants and environments, getting dozens and dozens of article ideas.

Something aboutrepparttar 129782 gardens relaxes my mind and causesrepparttar 129783 thinking process to become calmer and more organized. Ideas just seem to float up torepparttar 129784 surface, waiting for me to just pluck them up and convert them into articles.

Museums - Of course, museums are excellent places to get article ideas. I haverepparttar 129785 pleasure of living just a few miles from a number of excellent museums including La Brea tar pits (dinosaur and extinct animal articles),repparttar 129786 Air And Space Museum (obvious), Museum of Science and Industry (technology articles),repparttar 129787 Natural History Museum (thousands of article ideas just waiting to be found) and art museums galore.

7 Tips For Killer Headlines!

Written by /"Wild Bill/" Montgomery

As with good ad copy, all successful headlines are written by following and using specific formulas. Where do you get these formulas you ask? I'll get to that in a moment. First you must haverepparttar information you need to apply to these formulas. This knowledge base isrepparttar 129763 result of passing information compiled and researched from past advertising campaigns, and correctly applying this information torepparttar 129764 following formulas in future headlines. This "passing of information" is a continual process, passed on from campaign to campaign. Each time extracting what you learned fromrepparttar 129765 campaign before. If you fail to document past successes and failures, you would be writing your headlines on nothing more than a "trial and error" basis.

Since you asrepparttar 129766 reader and marketer can be from any one of a million different business categories, I will list several different possible formulas and hopefully findingrepparttar 129767 one that applies to you. If you cannot find one that applies directly to your business, they may still help in your "Headline Writing Skills".

Although having a successful headline is 75% of your goal, you still must have good copy to go with it. But today we are focusing onrepparttar 129768 headline portion. If you don't have a killer headline, your copy, no matter how good or bad, will never be seen.

Headlines are used to get a direct response from your reader. You are trying to invoke a "snake bite" like reaction. You either grab them or you don't. In writing direct response Headlines you are not trying to build a relationship or bond with your reader. You want their attention no matter how much their brain is saying to their eyes, "don't stop", you must beatrepparttar 129769 brain at it's own game. You must say it that much louder and be that much more convincing, "STOP", "LOOK AT ME"!

Ok, I'm going to give you some well known "eye stopping" headline techniques.

1) Power Words

For a reference list ofrepparttar 129770 best Power Words check

Power Words are your most important factor in writing Headlines. Without "Power Words" and "Power Phrases" you have little chance of headline survival.

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