Human attention spans are short. Shorter than a goldfish, in fact. To grab your readers’ attention (and keep it), you need to get to the point, and fast.
Emails. Slack popups. Push notifications. Texts. FaceTime requests. With so many distractions, it’s a wonder anything ever gets done. I’m not quite sure how this post got written, actually.
As a writer, it’s hard to be more famous than Stephen King. With over 50 terrifying novels written and 350 million copies sold, Mr. King is one of the most financially successful novelists of all time.
Here at MailPoet, we’re an international bunch. Our managers, developers, support staff, and pet monkeys come from over 6 countries, 3 continents, and 2 operating systems (!) What keeps us all working together smoothly? A solid grasp of the English language.
Here at MailPoet, we love email (naturally!) We eat bounces for breakfast, lists for lunch, and DomainKeys for dinner. We even name our kids after email technologies (no, not really…yet.) As you can imagine, we’re interested in the history of email, too. As a MailPoet user, you’re no doubt familiar with the ins-and-outs of email. […]
Do you struggle to write the first sentence of a new blog post? I certainly do. Oftentimes, I will easily write an entire article then struggle for hours on that first sentence. Writing a simple introductory line can be maddeningly difficult.