On any given day, I wake up to an inbox overflowing with emails that come my way as a result of having subscriptions to 60 or so blogs.
Am I crazy? Have I lost my marbles?
The reason is simple. I am a writer, and a blogger – and I am forever looking for quality writing on the internet. Writing that inspires me, or makes me laugh. Something that makes me stop reading for a minute, and sigh with pure bliss, something that actually gets up and walking around, so that I can savour my Aha moment.
This, to me, makes great content.
Something that makes me wanna read every single word – although I’d much rather prefer scanning. Remember the remaining 59 emails that need attending to?
Most people know instantly if something is indeed worthy of being called great content, yet they are hard pressed to define it.
Ask them if they are producing quality writing and they’d start scratching their heads.
Ask them to define quality content and you would lose them so fast you’d never know if they were even there in the first place.
Ask me and I will launch into a lengthy explanation…
You Had Me at Hello
‘You can’t ignore me’, shouts the first line of a well written piece. It’s something that will drag you in, even if you had about 30 seconds on you, before you log off and feed your kids.
It starts with something that entices you, it makes you curious. It pulls you in.
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