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Jan'17

Writing the Perfect Headline [infographic]

Whether your writing a blog post, an email subject, or a freelance piece, your headline is your first point of contact with readers. The headline is your chance to say, “Hey, this is interesting. This has merit. And this is something you need to read!”

That’s a lot of pressure on a few simple words. Thankfully, Squirrly created this infographic to simplify things and help you write attention-grabbing headlines. ...

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05

Oct'16

Top 3 Tools for Building a Readership



Most of us write with the intention of being read. That’s not always the primary goal. Perhaps we want to simply write the stories burning inside us. Perhaps writing is cathartic or even (dare I say) fun. But in our core, we are storytellers. We want to reach humanity with our words. And to do that, we’ve got to find a way to put our words and stories in front of those who will read them and be moved by them.

Thankfully, we live in an age of constant communication. The Internet provides infinite outlets to reach potential readers. But it’s easy to get lost in the chaos of websites and forums. It’s best to focus our attention on a few effective tools to meet and engage readers, remembering that the goal isn’t to reach as many people as possible, but to get to know people and to earn their trust through honest engagement. No one will take the time to read your writing if they don’t trust that you have something to say. ...

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18

Sep'15

Now You Can Hide that Little Blue SumoMe Button on Your Website—for Free

Rejoice, SumoMe users; you asked for it, and it’s finally here! That dingleberry dangling from the edge of every page …

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17

Feb'15

5 fast, easy and free infographic templates you can use today

Do you like well-done infographics? Here at Stuff Writers Like, we love infographics—they catch readers’ eyes, and if done right, …

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11

Feb'15

The science behind the best time to write and think creatively may surprise you

Are you a morning person? Maybe you should save all of your problem solving for late at night. Do you come up with all of your best ideas when everyone else is sleeping? Maybe you should jot them down and wait to write about them the next morning. Does this all sound counter intuitive to you? Then you need to check out this infographic ...

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30

Jan'15

20 questions and a selfie: A day in the life of food fabulist Eric Johnson

For this installment of “20 Questions and a Selfie,” we catch up with Eric Johnson, author of the funnest food …

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