Brief, Helpful, Entertaining!

Last Update: November 29, 2018

Brief

typically when I approach my site I like to begin building content in a way that I personally would like to see it if I was the visitor. When it's a subject I am quite fond of, I obsess about specifics to the extent of being OCD, I also love to ramble or to hear someone ramble about it. In this day and age and with the way that people process information it is safe to say that this is not your typical reader or visitor. In fact, it has become quite apparent that people want as much info with as little words as possible!

I'm learning to cut to the chase, to keep it brief, and to make content as rich as possible because the audience's attention is fleeting and honestly, it's simply more beneficial. I believe that once you become more of a trusted and respected source people may pay more heed to content that would have otherwise been disregarded as "rambling"

Helpful

As an affiliate, if you are not helpful, you are not an affiliate. Keywords is our communication line to those who need answers, it's an absolute must to target their need and answer their call with our solid info, honest recommendation, and open door to our advertisers.

One thing I find absolutely imperative to a successful site is navigation and I am still trying to refine my site to be as seamless as possible. I believe Itemizing is crucial so that the visitor can narrow in on their inquiry and I believe that a clean site shows professional, trustworthy, and not another landmine of links. This is a business, not a car dealership :P

Entertaining

Last but not least. Something I find myself drifting into from time to time, is a form of monotone typing (yes it doesn't make sense) basically I mean a dry dusty manual form of delivering my content.

I believe that it is important to respect the way that people, especially now-a-days have a terrible tendency of boredom and if you don't engage them with a good hint (at least) of entertainment through jokes, sarcasm, exaggerations, and personal perspective they are going to have a hard time digesting even topics that they have a lot of interest in. so loosen up and give each post your own spice and twist and you'll be surprised how that labels your work and sets you apart from your competition in a unique sort of way that no one can even compete with.

I am far from being good in any of these areas that I write of, they are simply what I learned in my time creating my site and what I am striving to get better in.

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sfortson Premium
Anthony,
This is a great post!
What is your typical post length? I am averaging just over 1200 words. Sometimes I feel like I get a bit wordy, and hoping that I am not boring as well.
Thanks for the wonderful read. Just remember, you are your toughest critic!
Stacie
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A2A Premium
thanks for that, true, true. suppose self criticism is what make you strive for more as long as you don't beat yourself up too bad lol! good point tho. yeah I am all over the place with my post length really from 400 to 3000 and everywhere in between but I find it easy to exhaust a subject regardless instead of making it a little more short and sweet and reader friendly haha. It has a lot to do with what you're writing about too i suppose, don't wanna chew on a snack topic for 2000 words whereas some subjects can be gnawed on for 3000 words and still scrap the service haha!! thanks for the feedback, i appreciate it!
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Cass51 Premium
A well written post Anthony. It is important to find your own unique style that connects you with your audience and helps them to return to your site. All the best on your journey. Cass
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A2A Premium
agreed, thanks!
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NewLaurie Premium
Terrific post! I always remind myself of these points, too (plus, not going off on a tangent - even if it's an interesting one!).
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A2A Premium
It's nice having someone who can relate with that haha, thanks for the feedback!
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joebhoy Premium
True that, good luck in the future
Joe
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A2A Premium
right back at you
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Marley2016 Premium
Anthony,
Good ideas, great post, thank you for sharing,
Susan
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A2A Premium
thanks!!
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