Writing in the digital age…via @armano

Friday, July 16th, 2010

div class=Amp_Commentary_Wrapdiv class=Amp_Post_TextpWhen I first started writing, I was under the mistaken notion that every thought needed to be fully explained. My posts were longer than necessary. Like a sermon that goes longer than 25 minutes, a blog post better have good reason to go past 800 words and really should be around 250 to 400 words./p/div/divdiv class=Amp_Content_Outerdiv class=Amp_Top_Wrapdiv class=Amp_Source_FirstspanAmplifyrsquo;d from a rel=clipsource target=_blank title=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/# href=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/#edelmandigital.com/a/span/div/divdiv class=Amp_Middle_Wrapblockquote class=Amp_Content_Item cite=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/#table cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0trtdh2 id=AutoGeneratedID-0a rel=nofollow href=#Friday Five: Writing Tips for the Digital Age/a/h2/td/tr/table/blockquotediv class=Amp_Content_Hr/divblockquote class=Amp_Content_Item cite=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/#table cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0trtdp id=AutoGeneratedID-1Even in spaces where speech is not limited to 140 characters or less, there are benefits to keeping your thoughts concise. Studies have shown that entries that are 150 words or less are more likely to generate conversation./p/td/tr/table/blockquotediv class=Amp_Content_Hr/divblockquote class=Amp_Content_Item cite=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/#table cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0trtdp id=AutoGeneratedID-2If Twitter is the intended medium and the author would like a tweet to be passed on, care should be taken to ensure that enough characters are still available for his or her user name to be included in the event of a retweet, without any additional editing necessary./p/td/tr/table/blockquotediv class=Amp_Content_Hr/divblockquote class=Amp_Content_Item cite=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/#table cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0trtdh5 id=AutoGeneratedID-3Keep it Brief/h5span class=Amp_Source_Buttona rel=clipsource target=_blank title=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/# href=http://edelmandigital.com/2010/07/16/friday-five-writing-tips-for-the-digital-age/#Read more at edelmandigital.com/a/span/td/tr/table/blockquote/divdiv class=Amp_Bottom_Wrapnbsp;/div/divdiv class=Amp_LinkSee this Amp at a href=http://bit.ly/bcP5eohttp://bit.ly/bcP5eo/a/divbr/