5 ways to improve your content writing

Do your homework. Employ smart SEO practices. Start strong. Find your voice—without prattling on incessantly.

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Writers worldwide publish millions of articles every day. Do yours stand out?

If you’re a content creator, making a few simple changes will help you become the kind of writer whose posts are readable, relatable and shareable.

Here are five things that will make you better at content writing and help your posts shine like a beacon in a sea of words:

1. Studying other writers.

To create solid content, be aware of what other writers are doing. Read widely. Keep a clip file of articles that hook you. The bonus? When you’re short on inspiration, you can browse your clip file to discover topics you’re excited to write about.

Use social media to follow writers whose work informs and entertains you—or subscribe to their email updates. Study their articles analytically; what are they doing that’s so appealing? Is there something about their technique that you could learn from?

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