How to Pack Power into Your Writing with this Tip

Writing tip

💡Writing tip #8—Use short paragraphs, sentences, and words to pack punch to your copy.

Writing is analogous to the flow of a football game.

Think of the headline as the kickoff. It gets your the attention of your audience.

The first sentence leads to the second.

Keep your sentences short to keep your readers’ attention.

Don’t get me wrong. Sometimes you need to have a longer sentence—especially when you want to provide facts or evidence for a claim.

Use those short punchy sentences to your advantage.

🏈 Short punchy sentences are like tossing the touchdown. Immediate impact.

🏈 Longer sentences are similar to that sustained drive when a team goes the length of a field to score.

🏈 Both are required to keep the attention of your reader. Change the sentence length. Keep the pace moving for your readers.

Short. Short. Long.

Thoughts?

Let me know in the comments. 🙂


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How to Grow Your Business When You Lack Time— Hire a Social Media Manager!

Looking for help to grow your business

💡💡💡Fun fact: 81% of marketers found that increased traffic occurred with as little as 6 hours per week invested in social media marketing.
The average attention span in 2000 was 12 seconds, this year the average attention span is just 8 seconds. That is less than the 9 second attention span of your average goldfish.

❓How can you grab someone’s attention with so much other competing content?

✅ Invest in making relevant, consistent, and valuable content for your audience or customers.

🕒 Don’t have time or you don’t have the skills?

That’s okay! One option is to enlist the help of a social media manager—someone in charge of developing, curating, and sharing your message on your business page.

❓Do you know that I manage social media accounts for small businesses and entrepreneurs?

✅ Currently, I am managing and creating content for Biblical Principles for Growth’s social media pages and have updated websites for other small businesses.

Why Do I Love Helping  Small Businesses?

I enjoy and find fulfillment in this work because it satisfies my creative and intellectual sides.

  • But most of all I love being able to use my God given talent of writing to help build others up.
  • Owning a small business takes a lot of dedication. I know because my mom has her own cleaning business. I recall countless times my siblings and I helped her with her work.
  • If you know of any small business or entrepreneur who is interested in building their brand and attracting more leads and clients please pass my information on to them.

I am looking to acquire new clients and would appreciate any referrals. 😊

What’s next for your business?

If you are interested in growing your personal brand’s presence on social media email me at chicoine.matt@live.com for more information. I would love to discuss setting up a tailored plan to fit your business needs.

📊 I specialize in LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

🙏 Thank you for any help you can give and hope you have a blessed week! 🙂

 

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Why I Became a Writer

Why, How, What

 

 

 

 

 

 

🔷 Everything we do in life is a process or a journey. It takes time, patience, understanding, willingness, collaboration, humility, and gratitude.

🔶 Writing has been my passion forever. Made me a better person

    —a more patient parent,
    —an empathetic employee,
    • —a forgiving friend

the more I write and share with the world.

🔷 Our world is impatient, angry, assuming, unforgiving, and divided. I imagine a world where more people know how to communicate with both TRUTH and CHARITY.

🔶 I believe it is my purpose in life to provide content that provides real unity that goes beyond the screen of our phones.

🔷 As a Catholic, my Church has been scandalous. This resulted in the world and many members of the Body of Christ losing trust in an institution that is meant to lead to Truth!

🔶 I am here to help earn that trust back—not for any personal gain, but because I need to share my gift as a means to thank God for every blessing in my life!

❓Do you have any genuine questions or concerns about Catholicism you want me to address in future posts/articles.

Tell me in the comments ⤵️

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Tip to Be a Better Father AND Improve Family Life

💡Dad hack #43—Use playtime with your kids as a way to get in exercise time as well

Ex: The kids were playing school this morning and it was time for “gym class”.

💡They used my arms as a pull-up/monkey bar (I supported my arm in a doorway).

💡Next my older kids climbed over me like a jungle gym. My triceps, quads, and laterals got a pretty decent workout in.

💡Lastly, my older kids completed some gymnastic workouts as I acted as a pommel horse.

💡 Laughter, smiles, and andrealine resulted as my kids and I had fun indoors.

Bonus benefits— Have your spouse or significant other exercise simultaneously (at a gym, outdoors weather permitting, or in another room) to make the most of your time.

This way you wont have to feel rushed later in the day! 🙂

💪What creative things have you done to get in exercise while spending quality time with your kids?

Share your experiences in the comments ⤵️

#Dadhack #Parenthood #parentingtips #fatherhood #dadlife

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Why You Should Have a Purpose in 2020

2020 vision or hindsight is 2020?!

🌐 Start with your “why” and keep the end in mind to know the start.

🌐 I officially started my career as a freelance writer in the middle of 2019.

🌐 That journey already has included peaks, valleys, and plateaus.

❓Why do I write? Why deal with the anxiety of entrepreneurship? The loneliness? The stress?

2020 Vision

One word—PROCESS

Everything we do in life is a process or a journey. It takes time, patience, understanding, willingness, collaboration, humility, and gratitude.

🖋Writing has been my passion forever and I am made a better person—a more patient parent, an empathetic employee, and forgiving friend—the more I write and share with the world.

Our world is impatient, angry, assuming, unforgiving, and divided. I imagine a world where more people know how to #communicate with both TRUTH and CHARITY.

💫I believe it is my purpose in life to provide content that provides real unity that goes beyond the screen of our phones.

As a Catholic, my Church has been scandalous and lost the trust of the world and many of her members.

🙏I am here to help earn that trust back—not for any personal gain, but because I need to share my gift as a means to thank God for every blessing in my life!

❓What word would capture your goals for 2020?

Catholicism 2020 vision

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💡Seek to be among the best, but you don’t have to be the best!

This mindset was something I found quite foreign & counter-intuitive.

That is until I stopping focusing on the short-term.

Being among the top in your respective fields has the following benefits:

Consistency

Simon Simek speaks of the infinite vs. the finite game.

The finite game centers on winning the game itself while the infinite games involves staying around to continue playing.

Steel sharpens steel. Find individuals who are better than you. Learn from them. Let them challenge you. Challenge you to grow your strengths (and weaknesses).

When you focus on being among the best you will always be successful, just not necessarily the top in you field.

Removes harmful pressures

Pressure is good to an extant. If you focus on ONLY being the best, when you end up in second place 🥈 you will only see the negative.

“I did not win” the pessimist says.

“I ran the race well and finished among the best!” is what the optimist says.

Is it better to finish #1 once in a while, but perform mediocrely the other times

OR

Consistently be in the top 10% year in & year out even if you never finish first?

Let me know your thoughts in the comments!

#Consistency #Excellence #Success #Competition

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