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Is Writing for the Web Different from Print?

A 15-minute crash course for editors and writers making the switch from print to online

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    * Two Major Differences from Print to Online User trends and web analytics shape the shift from print to pixels. Habits of Highly Effective Web Writers: Web writing is a lot like regular writing, but there are key differences. Real World Examples: From editors at,, and

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Now that the Web has had a decade to evolve, we know a lot about what works online, what doesn't, and how users interact with Web sites. This is all crucial in understanding how to write online. In this Crash Course, journalist Manoush Zomorodi presents our exploration of how writing online varies from traditional writing in the print world.

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