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Active writing is more powerful.

A sentence in active voice focuses on the subject performing an action, buta passive sentence focuses on the receiver of the action.

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Keep Sentences and Paragraphs Short

The attention span of internet users has dropped from 12 seconds to 8 seconds. That means you’ve got to grab your readers and convince them to stay. Or, at the very least, quickly give them something they can take away.

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Passive writing is written by zombies.

One of the most popular ways to identify passive voice is by adding “by zombies” after the action. If the sentence still makes sense, it’s passive. Here...

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Say it with social

There are a lot of ways you can encourage sharing of your content, including:

  • Adding images — posts with relevant images get 94% more views than those without images and h...

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Use Headings

Use Headings

Subheadings can act as signposts, ensuring that distracted readers stay engaged with your content.

Google also finds headings helpful. The search engine uses heading tags to understand the structure of a webpage and ...

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Use active sentences

They are direct, bold and more interesting than passive ones. In an active sentence, the subject performs the action of the verb. In a passive sentence, the subject is letting the action happen to them.

Example: The golfer hit the ball Vs. The ball was hit by the gol...

Passive writing is written by zombies.

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Active vs Passive Readers

Active vs Passive Readers

Passive readers forget things almost as quickly as they read them. Active readers, on the other hand, retain the bulk of what they read.

The more that active readers read, the better they get. They develop a latticework of mental models to hang ideas on, further increasing ...

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