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How to Write For the Way Your Coworkers Actually Read

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The interface designers at Amazon are experts in providing an intuitive, often exciting digital experience. They start with the end goal in mind and ask the following questions:

  1. Wh...

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If we aren’t talking about the important stuff from the word go, people stop paying attention, usually in about 10 seconds.

Newspaper headline stories follow the ‘invert...

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Eye-tracking software shows that the brightly coloured, large button often is the most noticed one. We can utilize this trick to showcase the important information in a clear, non-cluttered for...

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The more tools, options or details a reader has, the less likely they are to use the same. More stuff only adds clutter and reduces clarity.

As people only read about 20 percent of t...

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Most of us read in an F pattern over the computer screen or mobile, where we skim information and read less and less as we scroll down the page. Professional writers use eye-catching headers, w...

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The human brain has only a small amount of short-term memory, with the average brain holding only about seven chunks of information at a time, for about 20 seconds.

One can ...

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Just like various accessibility features like auto-complete and voice control, initially made for the disabled, are now widely used by all, it is good to provide information in a simple man...

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Describing or showing is often better than telling. Visual stories have a high impact value in this attention-deficit age.

One can use visual aids like screenshots(annotated...

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We all see product and service makers ask for ratings, feedback and check-ins in order to improve their service better.

A business writing can also follow the same user-experience feedback ...

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