Writing is powerful. Even more so when it’s kept simple.
The average attention span is at an all time low, so your goal should be to communicate your message in the quickest time possible.
That’s why we’ve come up with a guide to help you write better.
It will come in handy any time you’re writing up documentation, case studies, emails, social media posts or even securing that Tinder date.
More importantly, we need to find a cohesive way of communicating amongst ourselves and to outsiders.
You see, when our messaging and communication is cohesive, we develop a strong brand identity. This builds trust with the public, establishes credibility and improves outside awareness.
So to improve your writing, even if it’s just by a little, go through this quick guide. Use it as a reminder to write simpler, clearer, and without all the unnecessary fluff:
Assuming that you’ve read through everything, here’s a quick reminder of a few key takeaways:
- Keep it Simple. Write so that it’s quick and easy to understand. Don’t overcomplicate your word choices.
- Avoid Repeating Yourself. Don’t over-explain. Cut back on talking about the same thing over and over again.
- Writing is Re-Writing. Go back and read it out again. Cut out unnecessary words. Shorten paragraphs and sentences. Reduce and refine.
Don’t Forget To Use The Hemingway Editor!
The Hemingway Editor is a useful tool that you can use to evaluate your writing. It will give you suggestions on areas to improve for better material. Best of all, it’s free!
(Quick Access to The Hemingway Editor)
And Remember to always keep your readability score as low as possible.
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