1/25/13: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

Jan 25, 2013 | Better Writing

You’re a businessperson and you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. So you’re a serious writer, but no a professional one. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on social media updates, book launch tips, writing traffic-building headlines, and secrets of professional writers.

From Michael Hyatt: 10 Types of Social Media Updates—How Many Are You Using?
“So, here is a list of ten types of social media posts, along with examples from my own Twitter account.”

From Becky Robinson: Best Book Launch Tips: Make It Visual
“Once you have drawn a list of quotes from your book, work with a graphic designer to bring those tweets to life visually, creating share images to use on Pinterest and Facebook. You can also add images to any slide decks you create for speaking to make your presentations really shine, and include them in book related blog posts.”

From Garrett Moon: Are You Following these 5 Headline Writing Tips for Better SEO Traffic?
“How do we write headlines that win big for both readers and robots? Here are a five things that you can do to improve your headlines right now.”

From Jeff Bullas: 10 Secrets of Professional Writers Every Blogger Should Know
“We all know good writing when we see it and we cringe when we see terrible writing.  The worst thing is that the harder people try to write well, the worse their writing usually becomes. Here are 10 secrets of professional writers are guaranteed to improve your writing.”

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Digital Book World

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