Writing for the web: 8 must-read articles

Writing for the web: 8 must-read articles

2 minute read

Writing for the web: 8 must-read articles

2 minute read

Writing for the web: 8 must-read articles

Robert Mills

Head of Content, GatherContent

You've determined what content you need, who is going to write it and when. Yay workflow! But now it's actually time to write. For some this can be a breeze, for others more of a challenge, especially when you're creating content that needs to suit both business needs and user goals. Add on top of that the brand style, authentic voice and tone and perhaps even SEO and translation requirements, and it can quickly become an intimidating and stressful task that gets pushed further down the to-do list.Panic not. We've published several articles with advice to help you write better content for your websites (and audience!). I've gathered 8 of those here and between them they cover SEO, micro-copy, UX, plain English, translations and more. There's even a bonus article about proof reading your content once you get through the production stage.

Getting started:

Other writing considerations:

Bonus: Proof reading your content:

By digging into these articles and putting the advice into practice, you'll be able to ensure your content is top-notch, and hopefully they'll make it easier to get it written in the first place too

You've determined what content you need, who is going to write it and when. Yay workflow! But now it's actually time to write. For some this can be a breeze, for others more of a challenge, especially when you're creating content that needs to suit both business needs and user goals. Add on top of that the brand style, authentic voice and tone and perhaps even SEO and translation requirements, and it can quickly become an intimidating and stressful task that gets pushed further down the to-do list.Panic not. We've published several articles with advice to help you write better content for your websites (and audience!). I've gathered 8 of those here and between them they cover SEO, micro-copy, UX, plain English, translations and more. There's even a bonus article about proof reading your content once you get through the production stage.

Getting started:

Other writing considerations:

Bonus: Proof reading your content:

By digging into these articles and putting the advice into practice, you'll be able to ensure your content is top-notch, and hopefully they'll make it easier to get it written in the first place too

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About the author

Robert Mills

Rob is Head of Content at GatherContent. He is a journalism graduate and has previously worked as Studio Manager and Head of Content for a design agency and as an Audience Research Executive for the BBC. He’s a published author and regular contributor to industry publications including Net Magazine, Smashing Magazine, 24 Ways,WebTuts+, UX Matters , UX Booth and Content Marketing Institute. On occasion Rob speaks about content strategy and ContentOps at leading industry events.

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