140 Characters: A Style Guide for the Short Form by Dom Sagolla PDF

By Dom Sagolla

ISBN-10: 0470556137

ISBN-13: 9780470556139

Utilize your messages on Twitter, fb, and different social networking sites
The introduction of Twitter and different social networking websites, in addition to the recognition of textual content messaging, have made short-form verbal exchange a daily truth. yet expressing your self sincerely briefly bursts-particularly within the 140-character restrict of Twitter-takes unique writing skill.

In 140 Characters, Twitter co-creator Dom Sagolla covers all of the fundamentals of significant short-form writing, together with the significance of speaking with simplicity, honesty, and humor. For dealers and enterprise vendors, social media is an more and more vital road for selling a business-this is the 1st writing consultant particularly devoted to speaking with the succinctness and readability that the net age demands.

* Covers simple grammar principles for short-form writing
* The similar of Strunk and White's Elements of Style for today's social media-driven advertising messages
* is helping you increase your personal detailed short-form writing style
140 Characters is a much-needed advisor to the type of communique that could make or holiday a name online.

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Play with Perspective Think of every tweet as an epitaph. How does your personality shine through? Start at a far point and travel inexorably toward the conclusion. Discover an entirely different experience of writing: the slow crawl. 140 Characters 12 Living each day like it’s my last, because I live near a fault line (@sfquake). com/dom/status/1416507887 Just felt that earthquake. No one else here did. com/jack/status/15884 Twichter scale; fraction of Bay Area residents who tweet they felt an earthquake.

Com/ev/status/212 Describe 13 Lead with Action Leadership is doing. Describe what you are doing. You are inventing. You are being original; you are being real. What is the detail that no one else would notice? What is the one word that makes your situation unique? Define it. Define the moment. ” Don’t just tell us your story; show it to us. Observe. Choose an object and give it the full treatment. Have an opinion about it. Make this part of your process, but don’t let it end there. Pure description in 140 characters or less is a technique on its own.

You are being original; you are being real. What is the detail that no one else would notice? What is the one word that makes your situation unique? Define it. Define the moment. ” Don’t just tell us your story; show it to us. Observe. Choose an object and give it the full treatment. Have an opinion about it. Make this part of your process, but don’t let it end there. Pure description in 140 characters or less is a technique on its own. Long, low waves. Sunny water. Guy on a paddleboard. Pelicans.

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