A catchy image that matches your content gives an altogether different dimension to online reading. Adding an appropriate image with a meaningful or even hilarious caption can help attract readers and improve the credibility of your content. An image successfully captures your reader’s interest too.
So why should images included in online content?
Adding an image increases the traffic to your website or blog.
Readers tend to prefer articles that have images in them, thanks to increased readability.
In short, if you are writing an article about how to bake mince pies, then adding the image of mince pies stacked neatly together will lure your readers to try out the recipe. Images add emphasis to words!
When you roll up your sleeves and do some research to gather content writing tips (through good ol’ Google), you’re sure to spot subtle references that talk about ‘timeless content’.
No, this doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to whip up a Silmarillion every time you open MS Word – all you need to do is make sure that the information you post can be understood, without time constraints standing in the way like a bad case of toothache.
Writing timeless and evergreen content is one of the main aspects of professional writing and this is a practice that can boost the credibility of your content up by a few notches.
Batman crash landed on a timeless article from the 80s on color trends – it said “Pink is the New Black.”
As a writer, you’ll have to pay attention to proper punctuation to keep your work sparkly clean – and this is where using commas correctly matters. Commas are commonly used to enclose parenthetical phrases, before quotes, between adjectives, in lists and after introductory clauses or elements.
For a start, let’s take a look at the relationship between commas and introductory clauses.
While it might not seem like too much of a big deal from the outside, learning how to use the right word when it comes to Which vs That is very important while writing for the web.
Some doubts are bound to hit you when you’re pressed for time and typing feverishly to meet your deadline, and being stumped between ‘which’ and ‘that’ during such situations can drive you up the wall, if you take pride in the quality of work that you’re sending out.
If you’re the ‘Meh, anything goes’ type, you better put your Groucho glasses on – we’re out to get you!
For the ones who were fast asleep during grammar classes in primary school, here’s a lowdown on how to deal with the words ‘that’ and ‘which’. Read more →
When it comes to common English errors that people make – this one takes the cake!
Call it the by-product of overtly excited typing or sheer negligence, but an error like this can paint a very bad picture of yours in the eyes of any Grammar Nazi. There’s no need to lose your sanity over how to use these words, it’s pretty simple actually.
Lose is a verb, while Loose is an adjective. Before you go medieval on me – wait, there’s more – Loose can be used as a verb as well (although it’s used rarely).