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Making your journal entries more visible!

TJ's picture


(I hope my title works hehehe)

No it's not a popularity contest - I was just trying to find out how some more of our stories can become more visible to the rest of World Pulse community. We all don't have endless amounts of time online and maybe our personal filters make us miss amazing stories and opportunities.

I started a thread titled "...what makes you read a post?" and based on my personal preferences and information from other sisters under the post I'd just like to summarize for your benefit:

- Have a catchy title - something that tells your story and will attract readers
- Your opening lines are important - your title drew us in so keep us there with some great opening lines that will make us WANT to continue reading.
- Watch your layout - one big bulky post is not nice; break it up into paragraphs and skip lines between paragraphs. This makes for easier reading and at first glance, the better layout will encourage us to read.
- It's online journalism but it's also your personal stories you're sharing so let the emotion flow - don't try to make it read like a news piece :)

I hope these hints help :)



ola.mahadi's picture

The title worked for me

Me using mobile so i cant make use of alot of filtering so the hints you just summrized are great thank you for your post and using others feedback on this on keep the good work
Thanks again

It is never too late to try make your way to your dream and left up your expectation.
Sudanes Women Building Peace

TJ's picture

glad it did :)

Ola, you are most welcome. I'm happy our combined knowledge was able to assist! :)


estelle's picture

thanks for sharing

thanks for sharing

TJ's picture

no problem :)

no problem :)

mai's picture

Thank you for these very

Thank you for these very helpful advices

Aysha Ibrahim's picture

good job

thanks for summarizing it

Vweta's picture

Dear dear TJ, i thank you so

Dear dear TJ, i thank you so much for sharing this.

I have found these tips very insightful.

Keep up the good work.


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