Drab and boring content can be a bummer. Make your content work for you!
This is a great post on how to write an article in under 30 minutes. Yes, you read that correctly. I know I tend to over think the articles I am hired to write and when I overthink, it takes more time to write. I always appreciate a post with great tips and this one is worth the read.
As a freelancer, I get paid for my time. Therefore, it makes sense to use that time efficiently. Whether I am writing an article for a client who has given me the topic or writing one on spec, I don’t want to spend hours penning thousands of words. With a business to run, along with daily life, I try to keep an article or blog post to under 30 minutes including research. There’s no reason to sacrifice quality either. Following these tips will ensure you produce excellent content in as brief time as possible.
- Keep it short
Around 500 words is best. There are millions of articles and blog posts on the Internet and no matter how interesting the subject, it’s best to keep it brief. I recently wrote a 1,500-word piece for a client about Mountain Bike Tyres and believe me, even the most dedicated cyclist would have struggled to…
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