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Old 06-18-2012, 07:17 AM
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11 Ways to Bore the Boots Off Your Readers

You want to bore your readers? lol

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Eh? What was that you were saying? Of course you donít ramble on like that boring old history teacher in high school.

Youíre likeable. You tell stories. You keep it short.

But somehow, itís not working.

Your content doesnít get the tweets, shares, and comments it deserves. Sometimes you wonderÖ

Does your content not captivate your readers?

Are they clicking away?

Letís be honest, itís difficult to know for sure. You canít see the doodling, the fidgeting, the yawns.

But there are warning signs.

Iíve collected the 11 most common mistakes bloggers make that bore the hell out of their readers. And of course, if you prefer to....
Continued at: http://www.copyblogger.com/boring-writing/

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Old 06-18-2012, 07:53 AM
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I think I have some content that manages to break all eleven rules at the same time.
Thanks for the post...Bookmarked for future reference.
 
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That was an excellent article, saved for future reference.
 
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I am new to all of this. Thank you very much. Now to try and use it!
 
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I am new to all of this. Thank you very much. Now to try and use it!
Keep an eye on the stuff snakeair posts. He finds some awesome tips!
 
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Keep an eye on the stuff snakeair posts. He finds some awesome tips!
Will do...Thanks!
 
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they wear boots? I am going to have to make a mental note to un"spock" some of my posts..

Great find snakeair
 
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I agree with every one else - great read. A lot of those I am good at being bad at .

I tend to make long sentences and this readability calculators helps me make sure it is "chopped up". There are a few out there but this is the one I use a lot.


http://www.readabilityformulas.com/f...mula-tests.php
 
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