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Writing Effective Titles

How to Write Your Best Title Ever

I've written literally thousands of articles and blog posts since I first started blogging in 2008. Believe it or not, learning how to write good titles that are eye-catching, attention-grabbing and curiosity-invoking was never high on my list of priorities.

5 Things To Do Before Publishing a Blog Post

Whether you’re a new or experienced blogger (problogger!), you’ll find these five things to do before publishing a blog post helpful. These tips are from freelance writer and blogger Susan Johnston, of The Urban Muse — one of my most regular guest bloggers.

Before her tips, a quip:

“Put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.” – Colette

This writing advice doesn’t just apply to works of fiction, short stories, or print articles for magazines, it applies to blogging, too! Cull your writing, fellow scribes…for that is what your editors and readers need. Click on The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging for more tips – it’s one of my favorite books on blogging – and read on for Johnston’s five things to do before publishing a blog post…Read More »5 Things To Do Before Publishing a Blog Post