Article Writing Tips to Retweet: March 2012

Every month @EzineArticles provides well over 100 useful tidbits of information, and training – We’ve gathered some of the best ones from March right here. Retweet any of them to enhance your article writing efforts.

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EzineArticles Tips and Training Snippets

  • Expert Authors: “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” – Benjamin Franklin. :)
     
  • Make a difference! Build your reader’s trust and earn loyalty by writing a quality, informative article for them.
     
  • Looking for a new writing topic? Look, absorb, and listen. Ideas are everywhere!
     
  • Are you confusing readers? “They’re putting the chicken before the cart.” Avoid local analogies unless you 100% know them.
     
  • Brainstorm with a voice recorder! Sometimes talking about something is easier than writing. You may unlock greatness!
     
  • Help your articles go viral with plain-text formatting! Complex formatting/coding tends to get mixed up when reproduced.
     
  • 2012 ends in approx. 9 months. Invest in your article’s future by making it timeless by skipping the date in your titles.
     
  • Time Saving Tip: Delegate! Find, hire, ask a friend nicely – but find someone else to proofread your articles :)
     
  • Word on the street is you are an awesome Expert Author! Keep it up by submitting your next quality article today.
     
  • Looking for an instant credibility boost? Be transparent; sign each article with your name and upload an author photo.
     

Article Writing and Ideas

  • Activate your article with active voice by focusing on the reader. Less “I” and “me”, more “you” and “yours”.
     
  • Quick Writing Tip: Write everything you NEED to say first; then ADD the necessary transitions and images!
     
  • Punctuation Tip: Match opening and closing quotation marks; “these” are a matched pair, but ‘these” are not.
     
  • Don’t be a bore! Attract and engage your reader with a confident, assertive hook in the first 1-3 lines of your article.
     
  • Punctuation Tip: Quotation marks are flush against the words they enclose; so “this” is correct, but ” this ” is not.
     

EzineArticles Inside Information

  • Your mind is the engine that drives your productivity. Use tools to amplify your writing productivity ow.ly/9ssG1
     
  • By popular demand, we compiled the most misused words of the English Language! Discover the top 5 – ow.ly/9oycv
     
  • Discover how you can use the art of storytelling to hook, captivate, and acquire a loyal readership – ow.ly/9t5wH
     
  • Find out how to become passionate about what you do, write about it, and monetize it – ow.ly/9EHrZ
     
  • Looking for your next great idea? Check out our article templates for a root topic and easy structure ow.ly/9hf1b
     

Motivational Moments

What’s your favorite Tweet from March? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Russ writes:

Wow good stuff. Just checked out the article templates. Good stuff I think you used to charge for the templates but now you’re giving them away for free and they are really nice. (under EzineArticles inside information)

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Robert Bridge writes:

Genius, break it down, add some red then suggest a buffer, well done. Well done because I could not resist sharing original genius.

Comment provided March 31, 2012 at 4:04 AM

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John writes:

Wow, I found both 1. Tips and Training Snippets 2. Article Writing and Ideas useful one. I have also re-tweeted few to my twitter a/c. Cheers!

Comment provided April 1, 2012 at 10:19 AM

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Jon writes:

Hi Penny, all tips are nice. Specially that motivational moments :P. Thanks for sharing.

Comment provided April 2, 2012 at 6:35 AM

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Sslihu S Dikko writes:

These tips given to the Authors are very good, and very helpful in no small ways. They are narrowing down the hardships most of us or most of us are encountering every now and then.
All one needs at this stage is to bundle these tips together to be used from time to time or when ever the need arises.
Having said that, I will appreciate to have them bundle together in due time as a reference point. Because I fore see easiness and simplification in the writing arena.

Comment provided April 3, 2012 at 7:09 AM

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Albert writes:

Hi Penny, quite good stuff. Specially EzineArticles Inside Information and Motivational moments are awesome and promotable. Cheers!

Comment provided April 6, 2012 at 12:39 AM

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claim back ppi writes:

Wow Good stuff I think you used to charge for the templates but now you’re giving them away for free and they are really nice.

lisa

Comment provided April 11, 2012 at 7:17 AM

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Lisa –

I’m glad to hear you like the templates – we think they’re extremely valuable. For that reason, we give them away AND sell them. If you’re looking for just one or two ideas, you can find the templates on our blog. If you’re looking for the whole collection, and PDF’s and/or a deck of cards to go with them, you can purchase them instead.

– Marc

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