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Article Writing – Why Did The Article Marketer Cross The Road?

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Perhaps it was to sell something to the chicken. But that’s not as important as another question. Why are you reading this article? Based on the fact that you probably clicked the title, something made you decide that this article was worth looking at. That’s significant. Why? Because the title implied that this article would in some way be humorous. So far you may be disappointed but stay with me – I’m not done yet.

Are you starting to ...

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Article Writing – Are You A Shopping Channel Presenter Or A Teacher?

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What is the difference between a shopping channel and a schoolteacher? If you don’t know, then perhaps you don’t watch enough shopping channels, which is entirely understandable. Personally I find any more than five minutes of viewing and my brain starts trying to crawl out of my ears.

However, the difference between the way that presenters work on the shopping channels and your teachers attempted to impart essential knowledge about oxbow lakes and differential equations is of great relevance when thinking ...

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Article Writers – How to Find New Content to Write About

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So you’ve been writing about clockwork cheesegraters for the last three years, writing ten articles a day every day. Are you starting to find you’re running out of ideas?

This is a common problem, and whether you’ve written a dozen or a hundred articles on any particular topic it can prove to be quite a challenge coming up with fresh content day in day out.

I have faced this exact challenge myself (note I say challenge, not problem) having been requested by ...

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How to Make an Outline For an Article

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Having an outline for an article helps give it structure, and structure means focus. This in turn means a tighter, more readable article, and of course a more readable article means a more read article, which is what you’ll be after. But how do you create a tight article structure in the first place?

One of the traditional ways of thinking about article structures is to work on the basis of having a beginning a middle and an end. Certainly this ...

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5 Tips to Speed Up Your Article Writing

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Writing articles for article marketing can sometimes feel as though it’s a time consuming business. Perhaps you have even reached the point where you don’t even think about it anymore – you simply accept that writing articles takes a fair chunk of time.

But does it have to? If you’re finding that writing articles seems to take you longer than it used to, or you’re writing fewer articles, or you simply have a feeling that you could probably increase your output ...

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Article Marketing 2.0 – The Future of Article Marketing

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Do you remember pop-ups, pop-unders, FFA (free-for-all) websites and the many other online marketing and promotion fads which came and went? What then of the future of article marketing? Is it likely to fade away in time, stay the same, or is there an Article 2.0 waiting in the wings that we should be preparing for?

Back in the 80′s when most of us were experiencing personal computers for the first time computer technology was referred to as information technology, and ...

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English Writing Tips For Beginner Article Marketers

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For those writers and marketers just beginning to explore the possibilities of article marketing, writing articles in good English can be more of a challenge than might at first be expected. It’s all very well writing letters to your family, a report for work or even a CV, but article marketing is different, and for two good reasons.

Firstly, you have a much wider audience.
Whereas your personal letters and notes might only be read by one or two ...

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Article Writing – Why Correct Sentence Grammar is Essential

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When it comes to article writing, do you think that correct grammar is important, or not? Let me ask the question a different way.

“When you is wrote articles does you thought grammar ain’t not important?”

All right, I confess, I almost felt physical pain writing that last sentence, although 12 years as an English teacher in secondary schools provided me with plenty of material from which to work when crafting ugly, ungrammatical writing such as that. Forgive me.

However, the point is ...

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Article Writing – 5 Tips to Improve Your Articles

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There are many ways in which all of us can improve our articles, but let’s look at 5 elements of every article, and identify one way in which we can aim to improve each element.

1. The Title – The article title is almost always the way in which we attract readers to our article. Whether it’s in the search engine results or a list of articles within an article directory, it is the title which is most likely to grab attention. ...

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10 Ways to Improve Your Article Writing Skills

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There is no quick fix short cut way to either writing articles or improving your article writing skill, but the following 10 suggestions will help you to improve your writing skills and may help to make the process of writing articles a little easier and more successful.

1. Read other articles – One of the best ways of improving the quality of your own writing, whether it’s writing articles, copy or fiction, is to read other people’s writing. If you only ever ...

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