Jordan Klassen is a web designer for J. Klassen Inc., a Vancouver BC Web Design and Development company. He has been designing and developing websites for over 10 years, working on 250+ websites. He has his BBA from the University of Toronto.
If you need help producing or editing the content for your website contact us and we will recommend and work with an appropriate copy writer.
Writing Content for the Web
Writing content for the web involves copy editing for internet users who scan (mostly headlines and the left side of the page) rather than reading in detail.
The following articles (15 minutes of total reading) will help you write or edit your content for web use. They are written by Jakob Nielsen, the foremost expert on online user behavior and usability.
Especially read the first 4 paragraphs, about 250 words or 1 minute of reading.
Goes into a bit more detail on how to write short, scannable, structured content. About 600 words or 3 minutes of reading.
The most important article. About 700 words for 4 minutes of reading, plus examples.
How to structure and order the ideas in your content. About 600 words or 3 minutes of reading.
Here is a summary of all of Jakob Neilson's writing and resources on writing for the web:
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