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How writers can help create a fairer, more inclusive society

How writers can help create a fairer, more inclusive society

Imagine someone in a wheelchair not being able to go to the local public library, because there were no access ramps at the entrance. You would be outraged, right? In a modern, inclusive society, we have come to expect entrance ramps (or a viable alternative) enabling access to public buildings. Now we must expect the same when it comes to public information. Creating accessible content is the digital equivalent of adding ramps, disability toilets and good signage to physical buildings to improve access for all.

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How to write answers or instruction steps for Google’s Featured Snippets

How to write answers or instruction steps for Google’s Featured Snippets

When people are searching online, they want short, concise, crystal clear content.

Screens and attention spans have got smaller and so must your digital content.

Searchers on a mission want answers and fast. Nothing else will do!

Google knows this and rewards content editors who know this too.

As a digital content writer, your job is to find out your audience’s burning questions. And answer them!

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Small is mighty: the power of short sentences

Small is mighty: the power of short sentences As Winston Churchill said, ‘the essential structure of the ordinary British sentence... is a noble thing.’ Short sentences communicate powerfully. Writing short sentences is a very good plain language trick. Plain language uses short sentences. If you write short sentences, your meaning is usually clear and your grammar is usually correct.

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