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How to: make great reference citations when editing Wikipedia

I don’t edit (or create) Wikipedia articles every day, so I never remember the syntax for writing a great reference citation. Not “how to cite a Wikipedia article” but “how to cite your source in a Wikipedia article”. So I’m making a cheat sheet that, maybe, I’ll be able to find easily. If it helps […]

How do you make headlines click friendly (and avoid link bait)?

If you want more people to read your online stuff (who doesn’t?), you’ve got a needle in the haystack problem. Good headlines can turn that needle into a golden goose, bringing traffic in the short- and long-term. Here’s how to write great headlines that won’t make your readers feel like you’re all sizzle, no steak.* […]