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Do find writing new articles hard? Contrary to what most people think, it actually is hard.
Over the past five years, I’ve written nearly 400 articles and reached millions of readers. While some articles got more views than others, that’s not the way I measure myself.
I look at engagement: How many readers take the time to share, comment, or even email you their thoughts about the article? That’s how I know my article and topic made a real impact.
Here are 10 writing rules I always apply to do that.
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