Tag Archives: social media

Shortening a link in Microsoft Word

You don’t have to show the entire hyperlink in your blog or promotion. Most software programs allow you to shorten the amount of text in your sentence, but the link to the website will still work. Why type: http://fanson.net/writingpublishing/9-types-of-social-media-posts-guaranteed-to-attract-readers/ When … Continue reading

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9 types of social media posts guaranteed to attract readers

A list post is where you are listing items one after each other. 7 types of social media posts. People are attracted to list posts. They are easy to read and skim through. List posts generate twice as many shares … Continue reading

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39 ways to get noticed on Facebook

When you’re looking at the newsfeed on Facebook, which posts do you notice first? If you’re like most people, you notice the photos first. Photos are the most engaging type of content on Facebook, with a whopping 87% interaction rate … Continue reading

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Do photos make a difference in social media?

What do you think? Which of these 5 Facebook posts gets your attention first and which one are you likely to read?

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Content ideas for print and email newsletters

As a writer, you want to make each newsletter interesting, both visually and by varying the writing styles of articles.Test yourself. How many different writing styles and techniques have you used in the past year?” asks Barbara Fanson, author of … Continue reading

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Infographics attract 12% more traffic than email promotions that don’t have any graphics.

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Getting started with social media

It seems like social media is everywhere, and businesses are clamouring to catch up. Even me. I’ve been so busy creating email promotions and Facebook posts for other businesses, that I didn’t get to design my own. In the last … Continue reading

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