Tag Archives: writing

From Writing to Writing for the Web

Writing, as it is, requires a very specific set of skills from the person involved in said activity. This set of skills, though, needs to be adjusted if said skills are to be applied to the creation of online content. The main reasons for the need of such transition are due to the following: Reader’s […]

Stop the Negatives! Writing with a Positive Attitude

In this case, speaking about writing, it not only involves web copy, but project documentation and user manuals (for web tools and internal company applications) too. Let’s get things clear first. Saying negatives mean speaking about what your product “can’t do or doesn’t cover”. Let’s face it, this is never a good way to sell […]

Language on the web: What international websites have to consider

I have read a lot of articles and even attended conferences on how to write for the web, like last weeks webinar on Writing Vibrant, Compelling Copy by Ginny Redish. All of them are great, I have learned a lot and I would summarize their highlights in the following checklist: Don’t disregard grammar Speak like […]

Somewhere Out Of The Web: Writing Skills

You may be wondering about my title selection. I placed Writing outside the web because we don’t just have to learn to write for the web. It’s very important that, no matter what our field is, we learn how to write properly. Writing has always been a great passion for me. I used to be […]