Do You Have Style?

Last Update: July 30, 2018

No I'm not talking about your fashion sense or lack there of. I'm referring to your content and how it's laid out. I tend to babble off at the mouth when I write and it can get pretty lengthy! So to accommodate this verbal diarrhea, I've learned to break up my content into manageable and enticing chunks. Let me walk you through how I do it!


Yummy Bite Size Goodness.

I'm pretty certain when you sit down to a meal, you don't try to shove the whole plate down your throat. If you're like most Human beings, you're taking bite size portions of your meal. Well your content should be the same way!

Break up your content into small paragraphs of 4-6 short sentences and use some enticing subheadings that are bolded. You can find some great headlines reading magazines, newspapers or other news sites. Use some of this for the sub headlines in your content. Those headlines are written by experts and are designed to pull you in! So make them your own. Catchy Sub headlines and short paragraphs will help people easily scan the information and will likely to get them to read it more if you do a great job with your headlines.

Check this out Want To Attract More Readers? Check Your Headlines for more help about headlines.


A Picture is Worth...

Use images or videos when possible to break up your content. I never understood why grown up books had to lack images. But then again I'm a simple simon type of dude. That said I always felt images helped enhanced what I was reading. Chances are your audience feels the same way. Get in touch with your inner child and use images or videos to help tell your story.

Images can sometimes get your point across a lot faster than your words or it will pull people in because they want to know the context of the image. So it's a powerful way to enhance your writing. Cue my image now...


"Ain't Nobody Got Time For All That!"

Ironically the information age has actually led to a shorter attention span. Folks are so bombarded with emails and websites they try to quickly filter that information as quickly as possible. So what do you think happens when they see your huge jumbled wall of text? Do you really think they're going to stop and read all that?

In most cases the answer is "Hell to the nah!". Don't believe me? Think about your own surfing habits. How appealing is a big wall of text to you? Even if the information will help people most won't read it if you can't make it a bit more digestible. So be sure to format your content with the tips listed above so you increase your chances of keeping folks engaged!


Is it Time For A Makeover?

Hopefully now you'll look at the way your content is styled and give it a makeover based on what you've read here. If you need a little more guidance, just look at the way I've set up this article or my other blog posts here on WA or my blog: www.WorkAtHomeNoScams.com. I'm not only a client, I'm also the president of this when I write. LOL Okay maybe not the president but you get the picture.

Let me know what you guys think. Do you have style? Did your writing always have style? Are you turned off by articles that are just a huge block of text? Chime in below.

Until next time...

Eddy with a Y! (Is it really that hard to remember? LOL)

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Kylle Premium
Awesome!!!!
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EddySalomon Premium
I'm glad you liked it Kylle
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Kylle Premium
All your content is so good. Definitely going to learn to create content like you do.
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks.
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JuicyT Premium
It's time to give my blogs a facelift! Thanks Eddy with a "Y"!
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome.
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googs Premium
I definitely write walls of text. I think I have the diarrhea of the brain and keyboard as well. I will try adding the headers and breaking it up more.
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EddySalomon Premium
It happens to the best of us. Don't try, just do it. Make it a habit.
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hostelgirl Premium
Eddy, another great post. love em. You are one to keep coming back to. :)
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad you approve Julie.
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MsT Premium
Hi Eddy.
Your writing style came highly recommended by Christene9 so I ended up here. Much to my pleasure. Can't believe the wealth of cool reads to help us on our journey. I was supposed to be browsing all the sites with license free images and CCo classifications .. so that I can actually interrupt my sea of text. Oh it needs it bad. Thanks for the guidance. ADD kicking in. Silver lining is, I keep finding great stuff. Thanks
Teresa
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad you liked it Teresa. Stay focused.
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MsT Premium
Simply put. I shall s t a y focused...
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ShannonLJ Premium
Hey Eddy, I need your honesty? Am I boring? it's ok if the answer is yes. Can you take a quick look?
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Shannon,

Feel free to Private message me your site and question. Okay?
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Reggievan Premium
thanks Eddy i found my answer in formatting from this page
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EddySalomon Premium
Cool
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Liz1 Premium
Agree completely, definitely turned off by walls of text especially without paragraphs, uggh!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Liz.
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wealthmuse Premium
Great post Eddy. So insightful and helpful. Thanks for sharing!
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Judy
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cheripkr Premium
Great article! I personally like the drawing cartoons..even if i know that I don't need the product I still can't help watching the cartoon!
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EddySalomon Premium
Glad you like it Cheri! Drawing cartoon is definitely unique so I'm all for it!
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womanlu Premium
hallelujah, finally some good stuff. i guess i had to start somewhere and jump in. thanx my friend i needed this. :))
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EddySalomon Premium
No worries! Are you starting to see your blog differently now?
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talimont1 Premium
got time fo dis Eddy! LOL! Your spot on about the bombardment of emails....I'm trying to get through our WA emails faster as well!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Ken!
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georama Premium
Try to b on your style. Thanks.
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EddySalomon Premium
Sounds good!
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AntoniOom Premium
Hi Eddy. Like your style! and ... helpfull advice. Thanks for sharing. Regards Antonius
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Antonius! Glad you enjoyed it!
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Karyskis Premium
Thank you, Eddy with a Y. Good information for all of us here at WA writing content for our sites.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome. Glad you liked it!
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Eddie C Premium
Awesome post Eddy with a Y! Trust me I know the feeling.. ;)
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Ed!
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softwind Premium
Hi Eddy. I am a walking testimonial of your style. If it wasn't for your captivating words and making me feel that you were an authentic and trusted person - I would not be a member of WA.

Thank you for the links so that we can constantly improve our blogs, posts and pages. You're the best!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Sharon for proving my point and validating it! I'm happy folks like you appreciate my style of writing but more importantly that it leads folks to the right solutions. So thanks for chiming in and sharing that!
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SowAndReap Premium
Hey Eddy, Again thanks for the info. I'm working on my website and this article will help me a lot.
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Evelyn, I'm happy to hear that! Great to see you taking action!
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Trialynn Premium
great resources!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Terea!
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necopam Premium
To Eddy (with a Y) I agree with Steveo's comment 100%
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Neil! You're always so supportive my friend!
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steveo5770 Premium
You, my friend, have style :)
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EddySalomon Premium
LOL, Thats Steve. I try to do a little something something. LOL
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Crystal2010 Premium
Good info thanks Eddy
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Laura!
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bkcook Premium
Great post. so much information here at Wa. So many ideas flowing through my brain. I will be following your more closely. You have a lot to teach me. Thank you.
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Brenda, I'm happy you found value in it. That's the great thing about being part of this family. We all have a lot to offer and learn!
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annikaerbe Premium
Another great one! Very helpful stuff - that is fun to read too!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Annika!
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terryellen Premium
Thanks Eddy, you are right on, now I have to measure up!
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Terry! I'm just happy it gives you some insight to help you when writing your blog post!
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Anewcreature Premium
Thanks Eddy you seem to always provoke me to thinking.
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EddySalomon Premium
Thanks Rob! That's always the goal while entertaining you in the same breath. LOL
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nomda ploom Premium
well Eddy, you sure have style- seriously, this is a great summary, Andy
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EddySalomon Premium
Well thank you Andy! I appreciate that!
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ar20746 Premium
Thank you very much for the instruction. I totally agree with you. But it is the fact that only great minds can afford a simple style.
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EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Joze! I've never head that observation but now I don't feel as bad as being a simple simon. LOL
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BIS Premium
LoL - Eddy. Sound advice. And yes I have lots of style!
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EddySalomon Premium
Yes you do! Lol
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