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Think You’re An Expert In Content Writing? Check this article

Do you think you’re an expert in content writing? Check this article. You are not alone in thinking that. 

With so many people being hired for content related positions, it’s easy to believe that these jobs are highly knowledgeable skills.

 However, there are plenty of authors out there believing they have the ability to write well without taking the time to actually develop these skills.

If you think you’re an expert in content writing, chances are you’ve been told so often that you can do no wrong.

 But don’t be so quick to accept the compliment–you may actually be heading down a road to mediocrity.

There’s no shame in admitting that there’s a lot of room for improvement in any area of your life. Writing is no different. 

There is brilliance and then there is mediocre writing. The more writing experience you have, the more critical it should be of what you’re creating. 

Not all great content is going to be written by an “expert,” but there’s a difference between a novice and a true expert.

Here will help you  know what are the important points to be kept in mind while checking a content :

1. The article doesn’t know the difference between a noun and a verb-

You don’t need to read every sentence in the article for this one, but it’s highly likely that you’ll find yourself confused or completely lost when reading through the finished product.

 This is true for all writers, not just content writers. The difference can be found in the sentence structure and in sentence words.

2. Word choice and structure is incorrect –

When there are mistakes or weird constructions, it usually means that there was no thought behind everything that went into your work (or very little). 

This is very true of content writing. The content should always be based off facts, but it also needs to be easy to read.

3. There are missing words or phrases-

Are you really aware of what you’re writing? Or are you just relying on the fact that your readers are going to get it?

 If they don’t, then where was your focus? Is your article actually targeted for a specific audience? If so, why do they not understand what you’re trying to say? Are there too many words in the article for anyone to read in one sitting?

4. The language used in the article is incorrect or ungrammatical-

For example: I don’t see any difference between “are” and “is. If you’re writing, “I don’t see any difference between are and is,” you might want to find out what you mean when you write that (if that was even your point in the first place).

5. Error while no experience in writing at all –

As an experienced author, it’s easy to spot these kinds of errors. If you see them, it means that you’re more than likely not experienced in content writing. 

However, these types of articles are more common than the rest (and the people who write them certainly don’t see what’s wrong with their writing).

6. The article does not use an authoritative tone-

The tone is absolutely crucial in most forms of communication–but especially in content related work where there are so many sources trying to convince someone to look at one thing or another.

 It can be easy for people to feel overwhelmed when there are so many things being said, but if your article doesn’t have an authoritative tone, it’s not going to be persuasive in the slightest.

7. The article doesn’t use enough content.

This is another one that’s very easy to spot. If you’re not using enough content, then there’s no need to continue writing because your article will always be too long to read. 

To avoid this, keep the navigation simple so that people don’t get lost and your information is not too lengthy for them to go through. 

You need something that will interest readers so they’ll want to click through and read more. However, there needs to be an ending point–without an ending point, your article will just go on forever (and who wants that?).

8. The article doesn’t engage readers.

Is your article so boring that if someone is reading it, they want to die? They may not actually want to die, but they definitely don’t want to continue reading. 

Make sure you’re interesting! When you can engage your readers, then they’ll actually want to read more.

9. The article’s headline is click-bait or gimmicky.

Click-bait headlines are not used for informative content. Your headline is the first thing people are going to see–and if it’s not interesting enough for them to click through, then you’ve lost them completely (and there goes your rankings).

Aaron Finch
There are many labels that could be given to describe me, but one thing’s for certain: I am an entrepreneur with passion. Whether it's building websites and social media campaigns for new businesses or traveling the world on business trips - being entrepreneurs means constantly looking at yourself in a different light so as not get bored of your own success!