“Be a Better Writer”

episode #451 – February 25,2020

GUEST: Erik Deckers | Pro Blog Service

If you want to be a better writer, read more, practice more and stop using adverbs!

the episode

In an effort to dominate on social media and in SEO businesses are churning out lots of content. Unfortunately most of it is crap.  

So if you want to attract people, not just search engines, you need to be a better writer than your competitors.  

How do you do that?  Our guest, author Erik Deckers explains you need to read more and practicing more.  

KEY TAKEAWAY: Don’t read business blogs!  If you want to be a better writer, read great writing! 

our guest

Erik is the president and owner of Professional Blog Service. Erik co-authored Branding Yourself (3rd. ed. Que Publishing), No Bullshit Social Media, and The Owned Media Doctrine. He also helped write Twitter Marketing for Dummies.

Erik has been a newspaper humor columnist since 1994 and is published in 10 newspapers around Indiana and Canada. He is also an award-winning playwright, both for stage and radio theater.

Erik was the Spring 2016 writer-in-residence at the Kerouac House in Orlando and now serves on their board of directors.

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