Skill Building: Writing for the Web

Writing for the Web

Research shows that writing on the Web is most effectively understood when it is "Scanable, Consise and Objective." This means using the active voice, one topic paragraphs, clear headers of different sizes, and bullet and numbered lists more than you would in narrative writing for print or ebook reading.

Activity
  1. Read: Applying Writing Guidelines to Web Pages.
  2. Read: Writing in the active voice
  3. Check the writing on your site and rewrite with these lessons in mind.
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