Web writing tip: Ask someone to read your draft

Writing tip: Read my draft.
When you're writing web content, don't try to be self-sufficient. Your web content has to make sense to other people, not yourself. (You already know what you mean!)

Visitors to the web site need to understand instantly what your content is about, what it's for, and how to use it.

Many chunks of web content are rather small, and every chunk of content needs to make sense in isolation.

So when you've done a first rough draft, show it to someone else.

It hardly matters who you show it to. What matters is whether they can instantly understand it: do they get it?

If not, don't explain. Say thanks, and start again.


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