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Short Sentences Make For Easy Blog Reading

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When writing content for your site, you want to make sure you write in an easy-to-read fashion. One key tip is to use short sentences. [Tweet This]

Long sentences are difficult to digest. When you deliberately try to keep sentences short, it forces you to write in more concise thoughts. After all, it’s easy to run multiple thoughts together into a long sentence. It takes real skill to shorten them up.

It’s not that you want to talk down to your audience, but rather make reading easy. There are many times when readers have more difficulty reading the style of writing than understanding the concepts that are being written about. But the style of writing can make those concepts clear or convoluted.

Your goal is to make your content disappear in the reader’s mind so they can focus on the message rather than the words or the delivery of the message. This will ensure that the reader gets what they need with as little effort as possible.

Stoney G deGeyter

Stoney deGeyter is the author of The Best Damn Web Marketing Checklist, Period!. He is the founder and CEO of Pole Position Marketing, a web presence optimization firm whose pit crew has been velocitizing websites since 1998. In his free time Stoney gets involved in community services and ministries with his “bride enjoy” and his children. Read Stoney’s full bio.

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