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How To Write For Your Audience

Updated on December 26, 2013

Making your Articles Interesting- How to Write for your Audience

One of the best ways to get the desired response from your readers is to make your articles interesting . The ensuing article will provide some useful tips on how to engage your reading audience and to make your article interesting .

Know your Audience and write for your Audience

In order to make your article interesting to read , always remember to write for your audience . You cannot write a material for all to read . Every content that you put out should be for a particular group of readers . Writing for all would mean to generalize your ideas for everyone to understand . This would make your content one way and boring to read . Articles of such nature is not able to speak directly to it's reader . Your ideas and description would sound vague and also lack substance .

It is always necessary to study your target readers and their background knowledge in order to for you to know the kind of material that they would enjoy reading . That way you can design a content that is able to speak directly to it's target reader . Your content should allow reader to be able to imaging you speaking directly to him or her . Readers must be able to hear the imaginary voice withing the content saying " You ... Yes you " .

Choose Appropriate Examples To support your Ideas .

You should also make your articles interesting to read by using the appropriate examples that your reading audience can relate to and understand better . This also involves studying the background knowledge and experience of your target readers to help you choose the appropriate examples suitable to their reading levels to support your ideas . The examples that you use in your writing should be able to connect with the background knowledge of the reader to help create images in their mind so they can make meaning from the content .

You could interview people to know their own experiences related to the topic and cite these in your writings as examples to support your ideas . Your readers will be able to relate more to examples that relates to their own situation . Using the appropriate examples in your article also helps to confirm the thoughts of your reader . on particular issues . It makes the article exciting to read as well as make the target reader feel a part of the content.

Content should carry a rather Subtle Selling Voice

Writing on a particular product for sale will depend on how well you compose the content . People mostly read to gain knowledge and they are put off ** soon as they discover a particular content is only meant to target and exploit them .- in simple words , the content is only designed to push a particular product on them to buy . They would quickly click away and continue the search for the actual information they needed .

The best way is for you to just write on an informative topic that relates to the product and then you can put links or ads of the product close to the article .

When you want to write about a product and still make your article interesting to the reader , make sure that the product itself in some ways connects to the life style of the target reader or something that the target readers would find interesting . When writing to sell a product , you must make the content carry a rather subtle selling voice than over hyping the product for the reader . Focus on making the contents informative and be objective in your description . Your readers must feel that they are respected . Designing a content that is informative and indirectly communicates to your readers that you respect them and the choices they make is the best ways to convince a reader and get the desired response for your article .

Please feel free to give your comment and suggestions below. You can also contact me if you want to write articles for your blogs, website or for any proof reading service. Contact me for also advice and tutorials on SEO or how you can upgrade your website in order to gain more traffic.


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    • Prophecy Image profile image

      Prophecy Image 5 years ago from Chicago

      I think most of my problem is I try to appeal to all readers when I should be tying to target one select audience. Thank you, very informative.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      We have to write what we know best, but we also must try to make it interesting. Your tips are very useful.

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      mljdgulley354 5 years ago

      Thank you for sharing this information. I really liked the part about writing about a product and making it useful to the audience life style.

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      KrystalD 5 years ago from Los Angeles

      I found this useful as a new user. Thanks!