Why Simple Language Sells
How many times have you been baffled by a piece of marketing because it wasn't written in plain English? Big, complex words and marketing-speak will result in poor sales. This article looks at why that is and what you can do about it....
Performing Stand Up Comedy - Hecklers
Sometimes when performing stand up comedy, you will be heckled by people who do not realize that they are acting like jerks and destroying your show. When you come across one of these hecklers who just will not shut up, you need to a have decent comeback that will get them to stop. If that doesn't work, try working it into your show to let the audience know that you can still find the humor....
Copywriting: Why A Hieneken Might Be the Most Important Part of A Copywriter's Toolkit
Find out how drinking an alcoholic beverage could be the best thing you do when writing copy. Counter intuitive, but the fact is, this works....
4 Rules For Making Your Next Speech Funny
Dr. Jim Anderson
The goal of any speech that we give is to connect with our audience. That's what the importance of public speaking is all about. In order to make this happen, we need to find a way to shake them out of their everyday life and cause them to wake up and listen to what we are saying. There are a lot of different ways to go about doing this, but one of the most effective is to make your audience laugh. Judy Carter has spent most of her life making this happen and teaching other people how to make it happen. She's got some tips for us......
What Is Climax in a Unique Article?
It is a very well-known and effective figure. In this figure, ideas (or thoughts) or terms (or words or phrases) are placed in an ascending order according to their importance. As a result, the most important thought or term occurs at the last place, the second most important one occurs before it, the third most important one before the second, and so on. This figure is normally used where there are more than one results or cause or incident coming one after another in a hierarchical manner. Since, in this figure, the most important term or idea occurs at the last position, our thought and emotion flows through the end of the sentence gaining intensity little by little. Just consider the following example....
What's writing? Writing is an art. Writing is a science. ... Writing is life....
Golden Rules for Writing Fiction: 3 Writing Tips to Be a Better Writer
An article every aspiring writer/author should read. If you want to be a writer, you need to follow these 3 rules....
4 Easy Steps to Write Good Web Content Articles
Aaron Matthew Ang
Writing may not be as easy as ABC. But with persistence and taking one step at a time, everyone can write something informative and useful to the reader....
The Right to Write
Words have tremendous power. We all have the right to write, but this carries with it the responsibility to use our words with care and consideration....
Stand OUT! Speaking Tip: Is This Myth Harming Your Credibility?
M Roger Davis
One of the biggest challenges for speakers is establishing credibility. Learn why a common myth about how people listen to presentations can hurt your credibility, and the impact you have on others....
Promoting Your Free eBook on Facebook
Alasdair C Shaw
Trying to promote your eBook? Find out how I used Facebook to get my story into the top five in its Amazon category....
The Importance of Linking Words and Phrases While Writing a Unique Article
We use language to express our thoughts, opinions, observations, beliefs etc. One kind of thought or idea may be, and in most of the cases is, followed by another kind of thought or idea, which may or may not be closely related to the former. Hence when we express various kinds of thoughts in sentences or phrases, we have to ensure that one kind of thought flows smoothly and logically into another. This, consequently, necessitates the use of some words/phrases which link one kind of thought with another. These may be called linkers. We need to use linkers not only to write effectively, logically, smoothly, and lucidly, but also to facilitate easy and comfortable reading. We need such linkers for various purposes, the most important of which are, as learnt from experience, as follows:...
4 Things to Avoid When Using Article Marketing to Grow Your Business
Article marketing is one of the most powerful ways you can market your business. It gives your target market the ability to learn from you and to know you have knowledge in your field....
Online Books: Create a Relationship With Your Audience
Writing online books is absolutely doable provided that emotional connection is established to capture your target audience's attention. If you don't find a way to do this, you will have a tough time penetrating the digital book world. It's easy - recognize how to speak to them, understand how to market them and discover how to capture their undivided attention....
This Tip From Stand-Up Will Transform Your Impact As A Speaker
At the stand-up comedy course I attended this year, one of the group was trying out her 5 minute set in front of the rest of us. She was telling a story about a friend of hers. "One night I was with Ian, my friend from Edinburgh, who is an accountant, and we went to a club....
Play with words to excite your thinking and your writing. The platypus/platitudes comparison is designed to pique your imagination....
Self Publishing Companies - How They Can Help You
Anyone who has ever tried it will tell you that achieving success with self publishing is not quite as easy as some would make it out to be. If it was, there would be no need for self publishing companies to assist people who want to self publish their own work....
The Advantages of Self Publishing
Self publishing may not be for everyone. For many writers, however, it is an option that makes perfect sense. While not always plain sailing or a walk in the park, the advantages of self publishing are significant and hard to ignore....
3 Ridiculously Easy Steps to Writing More
If you're not getting as much writing done as you'd like to, then I have a simple three-part strategy that, if used consistently, is guaranteed to boost your writing output. Not by writing longer, but by increasing your productivity....