Comm 231: September 14

5 ways to trim the fat from your writing 
10 Writing Tips to Help You “Sound Smart”
Content Chunking
Blog SEO for the Modern Marketer: How to Optimize Your Posts
Six Things You Can Learn From the Dark Underbelly of Your Site — a.k.a. The Comments Section


Stock photos

A Checklist Before You Publish

Assignment 2: Blog Post

Have an opinion about something and back it up with research. 

Your post must:

  • be between 500-750 words
  • include at least one picture
  • include at least one hyperlink (open in a new window/tab)
  • not have any grammar or spelling mistakes
  • follow the aesthetic structure we’ve talked about (short paragraphs—generally 1-3 sentences, no dead space, text wrap, visual is high in the post, etc.)
  • demonstrate good SEO practices
  • be put in a category


Email me the link to your blog post before the start of next class.