Writing for the Web [Resources]


Writing for the web can present some challenges, even for experienced writers. We’ve gathered some articles to explain the basics of writing web copy, point out some potential pitfalls, and help you understand how you can successfully write content for the web.

Best Practices for Writing for Online Readers
“Writing effectively online doesn’t mean that every reader reads every single word that you write ”

8 Common Mistakes when Writing for the Web – and What to Do About Them
“The more links your work contains, the more value it holds for users – it’s just good online journalism.”

10 Principles of Writing for the Web
“The best way to attract visitors to your site is to provide them with high-quality content. It may not get them there, but it will keep them coming back.”

6 Steps to Better Writing for the Web
“But the most common mistake people make is they write for online platforms in the same way they write for printed platforms.”

The 10 Commandments of Internet Writing
“Make the writing compelling, personal and energetic.”

How to Write for the Web: 3 Essential Tips
“Learning how to write for the online environment is critical. And it’s also important that you realize that people may be accessing your site from a variety of different devices, such as mobile.”