Chapter 2. Best Practices for Writing for the Web

Because reading on the Web is such a different experience than reading printed literature, it only makes sense that your techniques for Web writing will also be different. If you are one of the lucky students who have had a good writing teacher at some point in your schooling, you probably already have some fantastic skills and techniques that work well for your writing. However, you might need to rethink and revamp some of your methods. Sometimes learning a new skill set involves forgetting knowledge and skills that you learned in the past, because they no longer serve your needs.

Of course, some advice for good writing applies to both printed and electronic media—for example, using precise language, ...

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