A guide for copywriters, UX writers, and anyone else writing for the web or a product This article is a companion to The secret to giving good writing feedback: How to work with writers to make sure your product and web copy is the absolute best it can be. There is no such thing as good writing, only good rewriting. –Poet Robert Graves Writing is … Continue reading The secret to receiving writing feedback
How to work with writers to make sure your product and web copy is the absolute best it can be This article is a companion to The secret to receiving writing feedback: A guide for copywriters, UX writers, and anyone else writing for the web. For writers If you’re a copywriter, UX writer, or anyone else writing for the web or a product, you can … Continue reading The secret to giving good writing feedback
A list for copywriters, UX writers, and anyone else who writes for the web or a business Define your audience before writing anything It’s impossible to write to an audience of “everyone.” If your brief or project doc doesn’t define the audience, you need to dig and find the answer. If you need to define the audience on your own, create a persona and write … Continue reading 10 ways to improve your writing today
You need to read. That’s it. That’s the post. Actually, there’s much more to it (for instance, you also need to write), but if you remember one thing today, that’s it. If you want to write, first you need to read. What are you reading, and what do you want to write? A few years ago, I was talking with someone I consider a fantastic … Continue reading Want to be a writer? You need to do this one thing.
For many writers who work in-house in tech or tech-adjacent fields, the ability to prioritize projects is a skill that doesn’t necessarily come naturally. It’s something you need to learn. Knowing which projects will need the most brainpower, time, and effort is not by default built in to your day-to-day life, and it can be very different working at an agency or as a freelancer. … Continue reading How to prioritize your writing projects