A couple of years back it was just merely important to create content for online presence, but now as the search engine’s standards have risen for unique and quality content, the job of word crafters has gotten a little challenging. The google is now having its ranking criteria based on the online information which is more likely to be targeted on the user. Creativity is the quality factor that will be driving the wordsmiths to be best in their profession which will be booming up the traffic of visitors. Today we will be digging furthermore in this field to get an idea what are the basic elements that will be making you a great wordsmith.
Now to be a one, you must understand what a copywriter does? Ranging from diversified content used to mass mail the audience, write a blog post or publish a case study and even an article, framing eye-catchy web-pages and whatever that includes pieces of creative words are written by copywriters. This way a copywriter can make easy money through freelancing and delivering their best in class service to the required clients. There is a high demand for these skills in the market and when most of the population around the world are relying on the English language for communication, every content writer needs to master this language.
Why Copywriter Field is in the Boom?
Have you seen the count of the newspaper is more as compared to a few years before? No. Then what caused such a drastic demand for these skilled content writers? With the world being shifting it relying on the information from books and records to the internet, the need for building websites and webpages has made this field of content creation a great scope of the profession. Working only half a month a knowledgeable content writer can make five to six-digit salary easily and enjoy the rest of the time with their personal life. Without further ado, lets hit the points which will be the milestones in being a great content creator.
Requirements to be One
1. Being a Grammar Nazi
This is the most obvious requirement for being the responsible person to narrate the service offering online or explaining a piece of information in a fashion which is more easy to understand and at the same time edible for the reader. There are books which are full of easy concept explained in a hard way and there are web pages which are sorted on the basis of complex structure explained in the easiest way possible, which lets the trending culture of googling everything makes feasible to find the solution. Making sentence formation grammatically correct is the primary requirement and also represents a good impression of the website.
2. Be Curative in Every Sense
If you ever listened to a motivational speaker, you will notice that they all say the same thing but in a different creative way of aspectual representation. Here the level of understanding your audience comes into role-playing, if you are addressing the entrepreneurs you will have a language of business communication and if you are addressing the common working-class than you might want your content to get in a relationship with their surrounding experiences and way of communication. This will help you in building a relationship with your readers and having a great fan base which will be appreciating your work.
3. In-depth Research Skills
Not only the client who will undertake the work of has the responsibility of researching the topic you are allotted with, but you also have the skill to dig out relevant information. This is possible by studying and observing the same domain business competitors and later draughting out finished content which is not seen anywhere else. The exclusive information along with the statistics which you will be providing the audiences with will receive great applause. No matter the content is out of your field of interest you must be developing a higher level of curiosity within yourself for every job you undertake.
4. Draughting in New Fashion or Style
Setting a trend line in writing skills is not a joke nor an easy job, you have to try out different ways of expressing things on multiple platforms to understand the response from the readers and later accommodate those pieces in building a master sculpture of formatted writing. This includes examples you give, visual formatting you adopt, the inclusion of images, videos and other info-graphics which are original, having some case studies and the real-life event will be building a punch in the content and makes it heart touching. Some writers also target the emotional corner of the readers and receive an unexpected response from the viewers.
5. Having a Different Viewpoint to Each Event
If you are a regular web surfer from around a couple of years you have concluded that the internet is full of data and information which are old and outdated. But the information is crucial, it only needs to be refurbished and updated with new statistics. This is a challenging job and comparatively harder than writing an article from scratch. When writing on such a debatable topic or a petition you must be aware of many factors considering the political influence, social effects and impact on the mentality of your readers. When you keep the interest of all the viewpoints, a legendary content writer is born within yourself.
6. Understand the Reader’s Requirements
Every field of information has its depth level, which might not be touched in every article you create. Rather you must understand the job title and provide necessary information with the timeline in which it is written. Search engines bomb the searchers with a whole lot of results among which your content must stand out to be most likely viewed by the users. The block of information which you are working on must comply and justify the need for information depth and must not prolong the continuation. Precise, to the point and realistic information is what demanded in this era of the internet-driven world.
7. Have Emotion, Realistic Scenario and Logic
While writing this article, you have noted that my points are facing towards a singular objective of defining the crucial facts that a content writer must consider, this is what every wordsmith must develop in itself. Having logic side by side that you write in practical implementation has a beneficial impact on society. The starting of clean and reliable information is what everyone must be motivated towards and when this ideology is accepted in the veins of writing skills, the internet will be a better place where there will be no need to bounce from one article to another.
8. Trending Titles and Topics Searching
The most searched platform used to dig the internet is Google, and this search engine loves trending things that are ranked higher in the search as well as the news section. The cream is on which copywriter can focus on is the relatable curative writing inclined towards trending events going on a regional basis. Anything which you draught must be according to the trends which will get comparatively high traffic than an ordinary draughted article that will be deprived of disruption going around.
10. Always Adding a Derivative Conclusion:
Readers always pogo-sticking from one paragraph to another and always looking at the bottom conclusion and introduction which must have your objective clearly stated for which you have draughted the entire piece of information. An actionable conclusion can benefit the business or goal for in which the efforts are being made.
An article without a proper conclusion can be considered amputated and is of no use as the visitor have no clue what they got form investing the time on reading your information. So far we have concluded what all points must be kept in mind of a wordsmith and making it a better profession in every possible sense of contribution made for a centralized reliable source of information.
About the Guest Author
Shy Lee is an Associate Digital Marketing Manager at factoHR, an India based hr, and payroll software solution providers. She is a creative marketing strategist with over 8 years of experience developing digital marketing strategies and guiding business development.