Good Article Writing Tips


Looking for the best tips on how to write an article? This article is a guide and ready reckoner to writing articles with proper paragraphs and sentence construction. You will learn how to present an article better and useful tips on how to improve the quality of an article.

Overview: What is writing?

You compose a letter to the school Principal explaining your kid's absence from school. You pen down romantic lines to your sweetheart, expressing your love.

The above activities are forms of writing. What you are essentially doing in each activity is communicating. Writing, though, is not just about communicating. You are, literally, connecting. That connection, of course, could be just a fleeting moment, but it is there.

Then there are other forms of writing. For example, you jot down points of a meeting to keep a record; or you carve out words on a wooden block to form your name.

Whatever the nature of the writing activity, you must keep in mind that your are trying to convey something. It could be general information, knowledge on something specific or a detailed explanation. Hence it is essential that you get your writing right. Put the facts, data and details together in a coherent manner and what you get is not just a piece of writing but a work of art!

This article will explain in simple words how to put words and sentences together to write in order to form a good article. While this article is aimed at those who blog or write for online sites, such as for IndiaStudyChannel.com, many of the tips are applicable to day-to-day writing as well. It is hoped that the tips provided here help to launch you as a proficient freelance writer!



A Simple Guide to Writing a Good Article

  1. Select a good title
  2. Always keep the title of your article short. It should not be such a long string of words which a search engine is unlikely to pick up. Even a single catchy word can sometimes be more effective than a title with multiple words.

  3. Decide on the aspects of the topic selected
  4. Will your article be general in nature or will it focus on certain specific aspects? For example, let us say you decide to write on Himachal Pradesh. Consider the following topics you can write on:
    1. Himachal Pradesh in general
    2. Himachal Pradesh’s tourist spots
    3. Himachal Pradesh’s educational institutes
    4. Skiing spots in Himachal Pradesh
    5. Travel tips for those visiting Himachal Pradesh
    6. One particular place in Himachal Pradesh, such as the Pin Valley National Park
    7. Types of accommodation in Himachal Pradesh
    8. Transportation in Himachal Pradesh; etc.

  5. Spread out the information
  6. Do not crowd sentences together. If you bunch a whole lot of information together, readers will lose interest. At the same time, do not go to the other extreme by writing one sentence on each line at a time, with space between one line and the next. This is where the use of paragraphs becomes important.

    For more information on paragraphs please read: Paragraph Writing Techniques.

  7. Use punctuations
  8. Commas, full stops (periods), semicolons, etc. all have a role to play in a sentence. Remember, though, not to utilize them in an extra free manner. You should not use punctuations in such a manner that they look like they have fallen like rain drops or snow flakes from the sky!

    Know more about punctuations here: Importance of Punctuation Marks and their usage
  9. Use capital letters properly

    Never type entire words in capital letters. It is as though you are shouting at the reader. A capital letter has its own place in a sentence, specifically at the very beginning.

    Find out all about capitals here: Correct Use of Capital Letters.
  10. Use sub-headings and/or bulleted points
  11. A sub-heading can be used if you are breaking up your text into different sections. You can also put points in a numbered or bulleted format, such as (1), (2), - , •, etc. That way, if a reader wishes to know about a particular aspect/feature, he can see it at a single glance and go directly to that part of the text.

    In the case of articles submitted here at ISC, please use HTML tags for sub-headings by using <h2> </h2> and <h3> </h3> tags and for points and bullets (for further information on tags see point #8 below).

  12. Use keywords
  13. Your text will attract high readership via search engines if you use good keywords and highlight these words in bold. However, note that you should not overdo it. Put only 2 or 3 words in bold for a lengthy article.

  14. Use HTML tags
  15. To highlight a word in bold or in italics or to underline a word, make use of the correct HTML tag. Similarly, make use of HTML tags for your sub-headings. If you are not familiar with the use of HTML tags, don't use them. Wrong usage of HTML tags can create a lot of havoc! Please see attachment for commonly used HTML tags. [Note: these HTML tags were provided by another ISC member and not prepared by me so full credit to that member for the list.]

    You can also refer: Basic HTML tags

  16. Use images
  17. This is an optional aspect of your article. You don't need to put in images for every text, but if, for example, you are writing on a travel topic, a mobile phone, etc; you could insert an image in-between the text to make your article look better.

    Please see the instructions to insert pictures here: Add pictures in resources.

    Please read rules about using images from other sites: Image posting guidelines & linking to images at other sites

  18. Check spellings and grammar
  19. This is the most important part of an article. Before you submit an article, you must double check the spellings and grammar of the text.

    Here's how to check:
    1. Type your article in a Word document on your computer
    2. Go to the starting point of your text
    3. Click on 'Review' at the top menu bar of your screen
    4. Go to Spelling and Grammar in the proofing tab of the Review Ribbon.

    Note: It is best to first set the language. This is available at review in the Menu bar and then in the Language tab of the Ribbon, select English (India).

Keep the above ten tips on writing a good quality article and you will soon be set for a career as a writer!

Additional Resource: Resource Posting Guidelines.


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    Comments

    Author: sweety09 Jan 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    thanks for putting up this resource, i will try to use your tips in my articles here after!

    Author: Vilas09 Jan 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Dear Vandana,
    Nice guidelines to write a proper Article. The way shown by you is applicable for all type of articles. Thanks for sharing good informations.

    Author: Sam10 Jan 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    We can even have some members who are ready to help in their leisure time to review and suggest english corrections on the article. I have come across a lot of articles whose title interested me and probably the content was even good. But due to bad language I end up ignoring to read it completely. Also such articles do not set a very good impression to outsiders who must be reading some article on ISC the first time. We do encourage people who write in their own words, but there is no harm if someone can correct their mistakes before the article is approved and goes live.
    Only such articles which editors while approving thik should be corrected can be passed for correction and the person can suggest improvements to the writer. This can also help where he editors reject the articles for poor English.

    Author: Kartik Patel11 Jan 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hi,
    Thank you for posting such kind of information. Other people can also know about that thing. It is more useful.kep posting resource. . .

    Author: Sandhya12 Jan 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Hi Vandana,

    This is a very good resource and also useful for most of the users, especially registered users of this site.You have provided excellent information on the tips and points we need to take care when posting any resource or articles.This would definitely help people in writing good articles.Appreciate you and kindly request yout to keep posting such useful resources.

    Author: m.v. subba raju13 Jan 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana,

    You have given excellent tips. Many people including myself know how to just write a article but not a good article. As you said a good article always makes a difference.

    Subba Raju MV

    Author: sanjay Nagpur16 Jan 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thanks for giving such a nice tips.It will really help newcomers like me to improve writting skill.One thing I want to mention is whatever you think,you write it in your own words using good English.Everyone is having writting ability only thing is that try to present it.

    Author: Vijay31 Jan 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana,
    This is indeed a nice informative article.Thanks for sharing the tips.Though these rules look familiar and the most repeated ones, still they are the basic principles to be followed to make your article look good and understandable.

    Author: Hafeezur Rahman P01 Feb 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    Hi Vanadana Ji,

    Really fantastic tips...

    Thanks,
    Hafeezur Rahman

    Author: Priyank01 Feb 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

    Thank you for posting such kind of information

    Author: fyyazkamal03 Feb 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    good tips to realise our mistakes and correct ourselves .
    kindly give such tips often for our benefits.suggest me the means
    to give colour to alphabets and headings, inseration of images in between articals

    Author: Vandana04 Feb 2010 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

    @fyyazkamal: You are not allowed to use colour for any section of the text, not even headings. The blue colour for headings & sub-headings automatically appears when you use the HTML tags. Please see the attachment in the above article for HTML tags.

    Secondly, with regard to inserting an image inbetween text, please see my Forum post: http://www.indiastudychannel.com/forum/45113-Inserting-image-between-text-an-article.aspx for Inserting an Image in Text

    Author: Amardeep Jain08 Feb 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Hi Vandana,

    This is to thank you for sharing such an useful article. Its really nice to see all the details on a single page.

    Moreover, you have beautifully explained the importance of each tip for writing an article such as selection of title, usage of paragraphs, headings, sub-headings, HTML tags, and grammar, etc.

    I believe it would help us to improve our article writing and communicating skills. Thanks once again for sharing this wonderful article.

    I hope this would inspire other members to share such kind of articles.Please keep on doing the good work.

    Wish you success in the coming days.

    Warm regards,
    Amardeep
    "Never Say Never"

    Author: Neelwanth09 Feb 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana
    Thank you for posting such kind of information, for reduction in mistakes & etc. well keep it up .

    Author: Mohamed Salim12 Feb 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    This is a well written and informative article.
    It is very helpful for the members to
    produce good articles.Thank you for sharing.

    Author: Mohammed Julfekar Haider13 Feb 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana Mam, Thank you for such a good article as this is really helping to make attractive articles. You can see my new posts on economics. I have used your tips in it and the resources were looking very attractive. Thank you once again.

    Mohammed.
    Silver.

    Author: Ramesh Ch Sahu14 Feb 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Where can I get good key words . Do articles having 'demanded key word ' attract traffic and adsense revnue.
    Thanks

    Author: Ayodele04 Mar 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Thanks Vandana for this posting. Honestly, you are doing a great job in ISC, keep it up please.
    You mentioned something about using keywords in our resources to attract more readers through search engines, but please I will like to know these keywords. I will be glad if such keywords can be listed for novice like us. Thanks.

    Olayode.

    Author: myname05 Mar 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Thanks Vandana madam. You are really a teacher and guide in ISC.You help will make all of others active members of ISC.

    Author: Abid T08 Mar 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    This is a very nice article.I have some doubts here.Regarding Use of Key words where we give this keyword when posting a resource? Is it that tag section refer keywords? Is it necessary to bold all keywords?If a word is not given in tags can it be made bold ?

    Author: SUBRAMANIAN,P.R.17 Mar 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Dear madam ,
    Your above guidelines must be helpful in guiding everyone to take interest in writing a resource on any subject .In my case ,I joined ISC on 18-01-10 and till date i have not taken any interest to prepare any resource.In the meanwhile , my application to open Google Adsense account has been turned down stating that i have not presented any resource , apart from other reasons.As such,i was interested to get some guidelines for preparing resources. My efforts yielded good results when i landed in your resource on "Good article writing tips".

    I wish all members must peruse the above guidelines before they venture themselvs to write an article.

    Author: namita19 Mar 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 2

    Hi Vandna
    Nice ,comprehensive article.Besides the content the presentation itself demonstrated eloquently what you wanted to convey.The sub-titles,underlining,usage of different color at right places,the overall neatness and style impressed me.
    I myself am quite impatient regarding incorporating these very necessary details.Hope to learn a lot here.

    Author: Rajan29 Mar 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    I am new user to ISC. I am sure this article on good writing tips will help me a lot to write new articles. Thanks!

    Author: Arvind Kuril29 Mar 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    A truly useful article on how to write an article. Keep up!

    Author: shyam28 Apr 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    You made a life for words! An extremely informative article. Thank you.

    Author: Deeptesh Sharma12 May 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Thanks for sharing this great information with others. After reading your post I will try to write a good article.

    Author: Deepti21 May 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    This article is very much informative. Thank you for sharing this with us.
    It would definitely help the new members of ISC. I got a clear picture from this article.

    Author: ATUL GAIROLA21 May 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 2

    The article contains everything an aspiring writer needs to know. To a great extent the queries regarding title selection, main body, selection of words are solved. It will help a lot of people in ISC to improve their language of the content they want to post & get approved.

    Thanks Vandana mam

    Author: Jayanta Datta Choudhury22 May 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    A good article is most vital and this is a knowledgeable resource contribution to ISC site for all the registered members.
    The author of this article has strictly followed her own guide lines as an example to the members.
    Good article writing style always attracts the readers.
    Good article writing is a technique following some simple rules and knowledge in English literature and grammar.

    Author: Mathi Barath23 May 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Many people have knowledge, but they don't know how to write their knowledge as an article. You have given a very informative tips about article writing.
    Thank you.

    Author: salma25 May 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Vandana mam, thank you. Once again you showed be how to become a good writer. I used your articles about how to write articles to improve my article so it become suitable for others to read and generate some good articles as well.

    Author: Radha Muralidhar07 Jun 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Hi Vandana,
    You writeup is very informative. I would like to add some more tips

    If we use the following words, articles can be more impressive:

    However, On the other hand, on the contrary, but, - when you contradict any statement.And, similarly, further, furthermore,In addition.These words help the essay or an article writer to express his/her view point clearly.

    Author: Subir Majumdar11 Jun 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Thank you Vandana,
    You went in to imeense details to help us know the correct manner of presenting our resources. It shall not only help us write better but also improve the quality of content at ISC.

    Author: gnanadeepan11 Jun 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    [Response deleted as copied content - Lead Editor Vandana]

    Author: Amar Nath Das11 Jun 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Hi Madam,
    Your article helped me a lot to write resources and all other things. Also I could understand how to use html. I became a member of this to learn something what I did not know. Really this article gave me lots of knowledge. If you have articles like this means regarding new things can you give the headlines to my maid id. Please this is my request as you wrote so many articles & finding new ones is quite difficult.

    Author: Richa Jha02 Jul 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 5

    Hi Vandana,
    Thanks for giving tips to improve writing skill. I love to write for two reasons: a) It gives me satisfaction, b) Get to know new things everyday.

    Personally I think if we are satisfied with our work and enjoy it then anybody can present a great piece of work. Another thing, if our work fulfill our requirement then we start caring about our work. Then we start committing less and lesser mistakes in our articles.

    Lesser mistakes lead to no mistake. So don't stop writing just because of committing mistakes. Just start correcting your mistakes. Just start exploring yourself as much as you can. At last just dedicate yourself for your work.


    Author: Arindam Hira06 Jul 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Madam Vandana,

    Your tips to write good article could be very helpful for people who are new in ISC. Your instructions in the article deserve appreciation.

    Author: Ashish Kumar16 Jul 2010 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 2

    Your article is meant for the beginners. The help mentioned are of vital importance for them. They will go very far if they follow the tips contained in your article. Alas,but not farther. Because there is a limit to following tips. One cannot develop the skill of writing unless one has the hunger for it. Rest comes automatically.

    Author: anwar shafeeq18 Jul 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    This article really guides us to better writing. Now indeed I can say ISC is not only meant for knowledge sharing and money making but for getting yourself trained as well.
    The above tips can be even used for college students for their essays and comprehensive writing skills to be improved.

    Thanks a lot for posting this.

    Author: Arjun R18 Jul 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thank you for the information. I will try to make it happen in my articles too.

    Author: Manjeet19 Jul 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Thanks dear to inform us about how to write an article. I will be careful next time.

    Author: Abhishek M Dhoriya21 Aug 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    This article writing information was very useful, especially the spell checking part. The level of detail provided is very nice and easy to understand.

    Author: Samsath banu28 Aug 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thank You mam. These article writing tips will be very useful for all the new users to ISC like me. It is very simple and easy to understand.

    Author: venkatesh janakiraman03 Sep 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi madam,
    Have a nice day. The topic you have written on is a much needed topic. It is very informative. Please continue writing on such topics.

    Author: Dr.Nikhil Ratna06 Sep 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Dear madam ! I have had got much help from your article on writing tips but the usage of html tags is still problematic in practice.

    When O try to underline a key word using the tag, I get the whole information following it underlined. I think this is a general problem with beginners. Also there is a problem in inserting a tag into other tag such that the selected word inside the sentence is not effected by the external tag.

    Try to help me please.

    Author: Vandana07 Sep 2010 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    Hello Nikhil,

    I will definitely help you out. I, too, was a beginner at one time, without any knowledge of HTML tags!

    I will include you in my Google Talk list so that I can give you proper guidance through chat.

    Author: Bajwa G08 Sep 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    It is really a good article for new joiners like me, Thanks for the post and i hope some more articles like this from you in future. Thanks once again.

    Author: Ajay19 Sep 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana,


    You have shown your professional writing skills, such a wonderful article, I have seen, I like this and will share with others...


    Thanks to share


    Ajay

    Author: Jawahar Lall26 Oct 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Dear Vandana ,
    This article has really shown path to me. That is why , I was
    astonished as to why I was not able to secure good points for
    Medal tally. More over I have to produce 10 good articles,
    achieve Gold Medal and recieve a Prize in order to get enabled
    for applying for Adsense Account.
    I am sure, in a reasonable span of time, I am going to acieve it.
    Thanks.

    Regards,
    Jawahar Lall

    Author: SUPARNA07 Nov 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana

    Thank you for putting up such a valuable article. It will be really helpful for all the ISC members. Continue the good job.

    With regards

    Sathya

    Author: Aditya17 Dec 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Dear Vandana,

    Thank you very much for your valuable suggestions. We expect similar entries from you in future too.

    Regards,
    Aditya

    Author: Aditi29 Dec 2010 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hiiii Vandana...

    This article contains everything an aspiring writer need to know.The content helps many of us to prepare a good article. Its really innovative and informative. In my opinion every body should follow this fromat to write an article...

    With Regards
    Aditi


    Author: Ajay15 Jan 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana,

    These tips are more useful to the user on ISC while posting the articles every point you have mentioned should be considered, thanx to share


    Author: Biswaranjan Chakraborty15 Jan 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi!
    This article is very much useful for writing purpose. You deal systematically how to write good articles & also remind how to use tips.

    I think it will be helpful to many. I am also enriched by this article.

    Author: inderjeet punn09 Feb 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Its really innovative and informative. In my opinion everybody should follow this format to write an article.

    Author: SDN17 Feb 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hello Madam, The article was really useful for new members like me, dealing with HTML tags and other aspects. Thank you for this post and we expect more from you.

    Author: Juana21 Feb 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 0

    A very well presented article Vandana. It covers all the aspects of writting a good article.

    Author: Sukhdev Singh24 Feb 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    Madam, You have given very nice tips on the subject of article writing.

    Author: Ankit Sharma10 Mar 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Thank you Madam for these valuable tips. These are really helpful to those who have keen interest in writing articles and posting them in India study channel and to earn points and cash credits.

    Author: sakthivel19 Mar 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thank you Vandana. It makes me jealous of your presenting skills. In one way or other you have become an ICON of ISC. I appreciate the hard work put by you.

    By reading your articles it makes many people to get fascinated and acquire your skills. Soon I will try to reach your level. I need your ideas and writings to continue as deep as the ocean.

    Author: VCB22 Mar 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hey Vandana,
    You have explained nicely. For new user like me it is really helpful & not only me, but it will be useful to all the users.

    Author: JOY24 Mar 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Nice guidelines to write a proper Article. The way shown by you is applicable for all type of articles. Thanks for sharing good information.

    Author: Yugal Patel26 Mar 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Thank you for these writing tips specially for HTML tags and keywords

    Author: Ranjith20 Apr 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Hi Vandana
    Thanks for the Suggestion on writing posts.
    I understood alot from your Article.

    Author: Dr.P.Ramachandran21 Apr 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thank you for your valuable information. Article was really use as i am a beginner. If in any occasion you happen to read my posts please make me aware of my mistakes.

    Thank you

    Author: Dr.P.Ramachandran22 Apr 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thank you. Thank you very much. I was really confused with HTML tags. Article was very useful for me. I have one more doubt. Can we give tags and headings in same line?

    Author: Vandana23 Apr 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    @Dr.P.Ramachandran: it is the HTML tag which will make your words into a heading.

    All members:
    * Make sure you do not use more than 4 keywords in bold in the entire article as this becomes keyword spamming and Google does not allow this.
    * Do not use many keywords in the title and summary box.
    * Do not use multiple keywords in the title separated by a comma or the symbol |

    Author: Omkar26 Apr 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thanks a lot for the information about writing a good article. I just joined ISC a couple of days back, and read this article. I have already written a couple of articles.
    Omkar

    Author: Harpreet Singh Saggu19 May 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana,
    Thank you for these tips of efficient article writing. I think that these tips must help me and other members to write good content with better presentation. It will help the people a lot who have no or little experience in writing articles or even blogs on various websites. Also, these tips are important for the persons who are working online like article writing jobs, blog writing jobs or other where efficient writing is important.

    Author: Venkiteswaran19 Jun 2011 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 1


    I have just joined today.Hence I felt it is necessary to read a basic article like this,giving fundamental guidelines for writing resources.It is better to know about the custom,system and tradition of a forum/site before submitting articles , to be in line with the system.

    Author: Freddy Thomson22 Jun 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hello Vanadana madam,
    I'm thanking you for this valuable information.guidelines like this is helping us very much to improve our skills and article writing quality.We ensure you that we would surely try to practice your guidelines.
    By,
    Freddy.

    Be good you can do good.

    Author: shyamal23 Jun 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi Vandana,

    You have given excellent tips.using this tips write a good article.'m thanking you for this valuable information

    -shyam
    Nothing is Imposible

    Author: Pritan Tiwari22 Jul 2011 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 1

    Hi all,

    The ma'm for the valuable article.This is very usefull for new joining people like me.

    Thank you.

    Author: Nupur Khalkho07 Aug 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Dear Vandana madam,

    Thanks for sharing your tips on writing.If we are sincere, hard working and have a little perseverence then we will be able to write good articles.

    ISC is indeed a knowledge sharing site.I am overwhelmed.

    Author: chetan markande22 Aug 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Dear madam I am Agree to you Article writing is an art as well as a science. For every article writer, it is a must to understand the norms of article writing. Article writing is done for various purposes: for newspapers, the web, magazines, etc. A writer needs to know how to write good articles depending on where the articles have to be published. Article writing tips that you studied in school are not really going to help you out here. Times have changed and so has the art of writing. Whether you are writing articles for a newspaper or a website, you don’t need to restrict yourself to being formal.

    Regards

    chetan

    Author: Ajai B Maliackal23 Aug 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hi vandhana,
    The topics about how to write a good article is helpful for members to improve their writing skills.The topics that have been discussed here is very informative and can be used as reference for other members.
    Keep update with new topics.
    With Regards
    Ajai B Maliackal

    Author: Vandana29 Aug 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    @ Dhairyakant: Like you, I too did not know at first how to use HTML tags. It was at ISC that I learnt how to do so. Don't worry about it - you will learn soon.

    Basically, the tag is put within these symbols: <>
    So for a sub-heading you put h2 between those 2 symbols at the beginning of the sub-heading & /h2 between those 2 symbols at the end of the sub-heading.
    Similarly, to put a word in bold you have to put the alphabet b between those 2 symbols at the beginning of a word and immediately at the end of the word put /b2.

    The / symbol is very important as it closes the HTML tag. Otherwise, if you don't put it the entire text will appear in bold.

    When you post in the resource section, what you can do is first save your article as a draft. Then, when you are sure you've got the HTML tags right you can submit it.

    Author: Dr.durga prasad raj18 Sep 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Respected Vandana madam;
    Your presentation about writing an article is a very helpful thing for the new members. It gives a clear knowledge for writing in resource section. I have also lake of knowledge to write a good article as per the regulation of ISC. I think I have got some ideas (besides html tags)to write an article as the ISC want. So thank you for this great job.

    Author: Praveen Kumar18 Sep 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thanks Vandana, it was really a very good post for the users who want to write their responses or articles effectively..

    Author: T.PradeepKumar26 Sep 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hello mam,
    Thank you for sharing such an useful article. Its really nice to see all the details on a single page.

    Moreover, you have explained all the importance of each tip for writing an article such as selection of title, usage of paragraphs, headings, sub-headings, HTML tags, and grammar, etc.

    I believe it would help us to improve our article writing and communicating skills.

    Author: Vandana26 Sep 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    @ Amit Kumar Saini:
    1. These sections are closed to all members: English, Projects, Practice Test, Classifieds, Business Directory.
    2. Universities can be posted only by the Webmasters.
    3. For schools & colleges posting permission, you need to post your request in the Forum in the thread provided by the Webmasters.
    4. You do have access to jobs and exam papers section & can post in these sections. Make sure that you do not give duplicate posts so use the Search tool before posting.
    5. For HTML tags: you simply have to put the requisite symbols between <>. So you put b for bold, i for italics, u for underline and h2 for sub-heading. You must remember to close the tag with /. So for bold it will be /b, for italics it will be /i, /u for underline and /h2 for sub-heading. Each of these should be put again at the end of the word or sentence between <>.

    Author: Vandana16 Oct 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    @ Sukhdevji: Whatever the size of the image you save on your computer, when you put it as an attachment it automatically gets re-sized as per ISC's system. Instead of selecting small image tag, maybe you could use the first option & check if it appears as a larger image. The pixels also get re-sized.

    Author: Phagu Mahato30 Oct 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 0

    Thanks
    This is a good article fro new members as well as the useful for all level members

    Author: aastha singh08 Nov 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

    Thankyou mam
    I am deeply thankful to you as i am naive on this site and this resource proves to be really helpful.
    Mam please help in getting as to how to display a table data in a resource?

    Author: Vandana08 Nov 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    @ Aastha Singh: ISC does not permit table format in a resource any more. It was allowed much earlier, when ISC was first launched. You will need to list in points or bullets form any comparisons between 2 or more things (such as mobile phones).

    Author: Rajani (Raji)12 Nov 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    It is really a good article to get knowledge in various fields such as html tag using, image posting etc.

    Author: Praveen Kumar13 Nov 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 2

    Thank you Vandhana for the article, I found it really useful. I have a doubt, hope you will clarify it. In some Telugu newspapers, every week we have a column in which articles written by very experienced journalists are being translated and published in paper. Those articles have a very deep analysis of national and international issues. Can I write articles by getting inspired with that one.?

    And one more thing, I watch documentaries, some of the documentaries really informative. Can I write articles based on those documentaries?

    Author: Vandana13 Nov 2011 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 6

    @ Praveen Kumar: You can write about any topic & be inspired by anything which you come across, whether it is in printed matter or on TV or in a film. The important point is that you must not write the same views/text. You must express yourself in your own words & develop your own style of writing.

    If you like watching documentaries, you should write reviews about them in an interesting manner. You can post these reviews in our resource section, entertainment category, reviews sub-category.

    Author: Praveen Kumar13 Nov 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Vandana,

    Thank you for the reply. Surely I will try to develop my style of writing.

    Author: jagadeeswar20 Nov 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    Dear Vandana, The article that you posted is found to be very useful to those who want to write articles. The tips and techniques you have provided are more useful for improving the skill of writing. Such guidelines are welcomed.

    Author: Pramod Dabholkar03 Dec 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    Hi, Thanks for sharing these tips with us. Certainly now these tips will make our writing more effective and qualitative.

    Author: Rajani11 Dec 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Hello Vandana madam,
    Thank you for the article. This article I haven't seen earlier, today only Ms.Kalyani has suggested to go through this article in response to one of my threads. Also the attachment is very useful for me as I don't know the html tags.

    Now I can refer your article to post some good articles in resource section as soon as I get permission from webmasters.

    Author: Veena Sharma03 Jan 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 5

    It is very appreciative that how nicely and clearly you have narrated the whole issue of various tips used in writing a very good article. This will obviously help out the new members for writing a very good post as well it will help out others who are interested in writing articles in any newspaper or magazine.

    By reading this article one can also improve his knowledge of English and composition also. This is a really very useful article for the students of any age for their examination time and also for development of good English skills too. Thank you for an amazing article, it is really very informative.

    Author: Jahan03 Jan 2012 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    This is a very resourceful article. I'll be sure to bookmark it and use it for future reference.

    Author: Ank Arya05 Jan 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 4

    Vandana Ma'am,
    I would like to express my thanks to you, for redirecting me this way. Your tips are really useful to all of us, mainly if one is new to article writing for the sites like ISC. Your tips and suggestions can really shower some positive light over them.

    I myself am new here and have no such experience in article writing for public. Your way of describing every aspect was really appreciable in the above article. You have used examples to clear your points to us, and that really helped me a lot.

    Before trying to write one by myself, I got so much golden tips.

    Author: Vandana05 Jan 2012 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    Members can also read this resource which I posted later: Common mistakes to avoid when submitting an article

    Author: Pritan Tiwari06 Jan 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi all, really ma'm this is very useful article for all. In this article you specify every aspect's solution. Thanks you very much for this.

    Author: kamlesh kumar08 Jan 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    It's a really very good article and you have put a lot effort to write it. Really it requires patience and hard work. If some one takes above mentioned points then the article will be really useful to them.

    Author: Saji Ganesh10 Jan 2012 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 1

    The article is exhaustive, informative, simple and well written. It will surely function as a guide to all those who want to write good and readable articles. Thank you.

    Author: SURAJ11 Jan 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Article writing is a skill. It is very important for attracting readers to our articles so these article writing tips are very useful for writers.

    Author: Poraniya Dipika27 Jun 2012 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

    Thanks Vandana for such a nice guidance on how to write an article.

    Author: madhu30 Jun 2012 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 5

    Dear Vandana,
    I have learnt so many tips from you by reading your articles and forum posts. So thanks for giving tips to improve writing skill. I love to write for two reasons: a) It gives me satisfaction, b) Get to know new things everyday.

    Personally I think if we are satisfied with our work and enjoy it then anybody can present a great piece of work. Another thing, if our work fulfill our requirement then we start caring about our work. Then we start committing less and lesser mistakes in our articles.

    Lesser mistakes lead to no mistake. So don't stop writing just because of committing mistakes. Just start correcting your mistakes. Just start exploring yourself as much as you can. At last just dedicate yourself for your work.

    Once again thanks Vandana.

    Regards
    Madhu

    Author: RAJAT TANDON24 Jul 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 2

    Dear Vandana, I feel no shame in confessing that I myself am one of those who are prone to committing petty grammatical errors or in the other cases end-up in writing a rather monotonous text. But spaeking heart-to-heart, elucidations like the one given by you restrengthen the dying spirit, of not only me but of the many who get demoralized in their quest for perfection. By not only re-inputting us with with the nuances of a good writing, the petty things that aid to grabbing the attention of the reader, your article truly helps a lot.

    Author: Reaz Ahmed24 Jul 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Yes. It's amazing and wonderful tips for create good articles. Thank you.

    Author: PRASHANT KUMAR04 Aug 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi,
    This is one of the best article tips that I have read. These tips are very useful and the articles written using the points mentioned above will definitely help in improving the article quality.

    Author: Shankar17 Aug 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Dear Vandana,

    I am very new to IndiaStudyChannel.com and was very confused about how to write articles and form titles which is appropriate and apt to my article. Your article has helped me a lot, thank you so much.

    Author: PRAVEEN KUMAR MAURYA22 Aug 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Hi,
    It is a quality resource. I am a new member of I.S.C. & I think it is a very informative resource for all new member of I.S.C.
    Thanks for such type of important knowledge.

    Author: sampranta12 Nov 2012 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

    I want to write good articles but problem with me is that my English is not good enough. I don't have command on any language. I have gone through a few websites on the same topic. Can anyone suggest any good book on this?

    Author: Vandana12 Nov 2012 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 5

    Sampranta,
    I suggest you be active in our forum. We allow members to discuss their views on a topic without bothering too much about the perfection of the language. Many ISC members have picked up good English skills from here only. The sentences you have used in your response are a reflection of the fact that your English is not bad at all. So don't hesitate to be active at our site. Once you are a little more confident, you can start writing articles too. You can use the spelling/grammar tool in a Word doc on your computer to rectify mistakes in your text.

    I have also posted 2 articles on how to improve your English during my early days at ISC. Maybe you will find them helpful.

    Author: Adesola Adeyeye29 Nov 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    This is a very good resource that one can never ignore if you want to succeed online. I will personally introduce my friends to this site because of this article. It is very clear and understandable.

    Author: Syed Musaddiq01 Dec 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Thanks for writing this article. It is going to be very much useful for me. I needed such instructions badly as I am a new member at ISC.

    Author: Muneer.police03 Dec 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Vandana ma'm, when I joined IndiaStudyChannel I did not know how to write an article. Now by reading your article I got a full clear idea on writing a good article.

    Thanks ma'm.

    Author: Haridas08 Dec 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

    This is a very good article on writing and improving our skills of writing an article. There are many people who do not no how to write a good and inspiring article and it will prove like sunlight to remove darkness from the path of our writing.

    I am very glad to read it and I have gained a lot of tips to write a good article. I will follow these tips in my life and try to write a good article. I will also tell about these tips to other persons so that may also develop there qualities of writing.

    Author: Ekta Raikwar10 Dec 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    I read it and find it very interesting. It throws light on how we can write a good article. By reading it I have got many ideas. But one thing that I have seen in it is that there is something talk about HTML tags. I don't know what are HTML tags?

    Author: Vandana10 Dec 2012 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 4

    Ekta,
    HTML tags are a combination of alphabets and symbols put to highlight some part of the text, such as a single word or a sub-heading of a paragraph, or to give a related link to another page in ISC. For articles, words put in bold letters are not allowed but you should definitely use tags to put a sub-heading in larger blue lettering. This gives it a better look and creates interest in the article as it gives an indication of what information will come up in the paragraph following the sub-heading.

    Please refer to this Help Topic: HTML usage.

    As you can see, to give a direct link to the help topic I have used HTML tags.

    Author: priyanka28 Dec 2012 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

    I am new to ISC. This article really helps for a new user and I got many ideas about how to write an article. Thank you so much.

    Author: T.M.Sankaran03 Jan 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Earlier I had read this article, but again I have gone through this, just because I had to clear some of my doubts. It helped me. So I consider Vandana, your article on this topic is wonderful and a ready reference. Thank you.

    Author: Dan03 Jan 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    Nice article. I had problems in writing the article before and not now. Thanks.

    Author: Paresh Gujarati09 Jan 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 4

    Thank you Vandana madam for sharing wonderful tips in terms of article writing. This article is nothing but a bunch of useful experiences of yours. We will try to implement the same for our next articles. Also this will be a ready reckoning guide for new members. Keep sharing such wonderful things. Use of html is most important part of any article on web and you explained it very well.

    Author: arjun babu19 Jan 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Thank you vandana madam for giving the article writing tips. It definitely helps the new members to write articles without any mistakes. Your article contains many valuable information. Keep up the good work. We expect this type of article in ISC.

    Author: sowmya04 Mar 2013 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 3

    Hi Vandana, I am new member of this site.It was so helpful for me to write articles in a correct format. The article was so clear to understand for new beginners. I am looking forward to you for different articles. As a beginner this type of articles will boost up our knowledge and we will learn new things. Keep it up Vandana.

    Author: Naveed Ahmed12 Mar 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    This article in itself is a complete guide to writing reader friendly and Search Engine friendly articles. The directives in this article could be and should be followed to produce valuable content and recognition.

    Author: Dinu Bhaskar14 Mar 2013 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Thanks Vandana for giving a useful guide. This is one of the articles which everyone should read.

    Author: Mathankumar K20 Mar 2013 Member Level: Silver   Points : 3

    Hi Vandana, your article is really good & useful. My earlier article was rejected due to some poor quality. But I was never disappointed for that. Your article makes it clear & how we should make our article so good. Thank you.

    I have a doubt about linking other resources in our website. Could you please clarify this?

    Author: Vandana20 Mar 2013 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 3

    Mathankumar K,
    You are allowed to inter-link your articles. That is, in one article you can give a link within the text to another article. You can also give relevant links to other posts. For example, if you are submitting an article on admissions to a school, you can give a link to the ISC page where the school has been posted.

    Author: Pawan Bahuguna20 Mar 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    Very good killer tips, thanks for sharing.

    Author: Mathankumar K20 Mar 2013 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Thank you Vandana. Could you give me an example how to link an article with my article using HTML tags?

    Author: Vandana20 Mar 2013 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 3

    Mathankumar,
    Please refer:
    1. Help Topic on HTML

    2. How to use HTML tags in articles

    Also, I would request you to post your queries in the forum rather than as a response each time here. You will get quicker guidance that way.

    Author: Mathankumar K20 Mar 2013 Member Level: Silver   Points : 3

    Thank you Vandana.
    Really useful points to learn as well as earn.

    Also I'm very happy about Indiastudychannel.com because the response from each and every member is awesome.
    Your rapport will help me to develop my skills in blog writing & article writing.
    The way to approach all members is entirely different & so easy compared to other websites.

    Also the quick response from editors/experts/members are so good.

    Author: rabindu27 Mar 2013 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

    Thanks a lot for telling proper way of writing a good article. It will be helpful.

    Author: sambhaji mane31 Mar 2013 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 5

    Hi Vandana,
    I am very happy to read your article regarding how to write a article in a professional manner with a simple and easy language.This will help me to develop a writer in me.Each and every person in the world have some good and bad experience,knowledge,integrity and writing habit,but what happens they cant write that thing in a proper or effective manner.sometimes there content is absolutely good but because of the writing ability they cant share there feeling,emotions and their opinion,but i think this problem is solved and people like me maintain the passion for writing with an effective manner.It will also help in life to write anything in simple and easy way so that the article is easy to understand everyone.
    Thank you once again and publish such good content in future.

    Author: Sanskriti Halder24 Jul 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

    Respected Madam,
    Thank you very much for your guidelines on how to write a good article. It is very useful and very easy to understand.My earlier article is pending because of using wrong HTML tag. So it is very much beneficial for me. Your article makes me aware of how to use HTML tag and it also gives me a clear idea about the charming paragraph writing. I learned really a lot of things from your article. Thanks once again for your article.

    Author: antony01 Aug 2013 Member Level: Silver   Points : 2

    Hi vandana,
    Really this is a nice post on how to write an arice. It is most helpful to new members like me and please provide more posts like this in future. You are doing a good job for the new members, & your articles are in a well-organised manner.

    Author: sundara moorthy.A06 Sep 2013 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Hi Vandana,
    Really its a nice article on how to write a good article. It will be helpful for new members in article section. Thanks a lot.

    Guest Author: Chayan Das20 Oct 2013

    A good article attracts more visitors towards your website and this article provides useful tips.

    Author: Anu K M27 Oct 2013 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

    "How to write an article?" This question is quite common among new comers in Indiastudychannel. Your article is wonderful to give apt solution for the above question. Hope you will post more useful resources.

    Thank you.

    Author: John Deo Stm06 Mar 2014 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    I would like to know more about Spellings and Grammar. I have written seven articles with no spellings and grammar errors but my articles were rejected.
    Can you please add more updates for the same?
    Thanks for sharing.

    Author: Vandana07 Mar 2014 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 5

    Edmin,
    To improve spellings it is a good idea to keep a dictionary at your side or use an online one. As for grammar, you can buy a basic English grammar book. There are also plenty of sites online where you can do some self-learning. Check out via Google which are the best ones & select those which are easy to understand.

    I would also suggest that you utilize our Improve English category in the forum. You can write a small paragraph, let's say on your favourite hobby, and submit it in that category. Request members to correct the English grammar/spellings with an explanation of why specifically some part is wrong. You can even do this regularly if you so wish, submitting small paragraphs & requesting fellow-ISCians to help out in improving your English.

    Author: John Deo Stm08 Mar 2014 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Thanks a ton for response. I regularly type from MS word and there are no grammar and spelling error. I was confused about quality of an article. I am checking some of your guides to improve my writing style.
    Thanks.

    Author: Gopi13 Apr 2014 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Dear Vandana,


    Thanks for your tips. I think you have given everything that can be followed while writing an article.

    The things you have given were clear and even layman can understand your language.

    Thanks again for helping everyone through this article.


    Best Regards,
    Gopi S

    Guest Author: Bateh06 May 2014

    Thanks for contributing. It helped me understand the issues.

    Author: Subbiah AR20 May 2014 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    Good article writing tips for a beginner like me.

    Author: Jeets23 May 2014 Member Level: Gold   Points : 4

    This is a nice piece of information /tips to get knowledge from it. But I have my own words to say about writing.

    Writing is an art and it should show your emotions on it. Instead of writing straight, one must try to talk to the readers. The readers should feel as if the writer is just in front of him/her talking. Try to leave the strong impression so that even after reading your article or blog, the reader must remember you. Above all write something which should touch the heart of a reader for a long, long time to come.

    Author: medha09 Jun 2014 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

    Thank you mam. Its our pleasure that we came to know about such good tips on writing articles from you. Its very inspiring and a helpful stuff. Please go on communicating with us and let us know some more good things to learn. Really you did a very good job. Keep on helping us.

    Guest Author: chandan22 Jun 2014

    I Hope with the help of this amazing article my desire to write an article of my own will be fulfilled.

    Thanks you are crisp in your article.

    Author: Ritesh Nishar05 Jul 2014 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

    Thanks for sharing this bunch of tips on how to write a good article. It will help me in improving my writing. We often miss out spelling and grammar while we are about share much of information through our article. Keeping these all tips in mind, one can become a professional writer. It is important to share different kinds of information through your article but one can not neglect these points too.

    Author: Shanmuganathan06 Jul 2014 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

    Hi Vandana Mam, It's really a great article to read. It really ignites the passion of my writing. I thought writing is an easy task. But this article made me to understand it is not. Waiting for more articles from you.

    Author: vivek09 Jul 2014 Member Level: Silver   Points : 3

    Hi,

    I would like to thanks to you for this great article. The is very important to learn how to write articles in a proper manner before starting to write on ISC article section, this will help to improve the writing skill as well as it will reduce the chances of rejection of the article posted on ISC.

    It's really great post for the new members of ISC they must have to learn all the above things to achieve the good position, points and earn good money by writing good articles.

    Guest Author: sushmita17 Sep 2014

    I really like your article, it is very much helpful for me.

    Author: Padmini18 Sep 2014 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 0

    Hi Vandana,
    Nice topic, specially for newcomers in this group. It has helped me a lot in guiding me while writing articles.
    So, thanks a lot for such contribution.

    Author: Nithya17 Oct 2014 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    A very informative article, especially for new members like me. It will definitely help me in improving my writing skills.

    Author: Vinod.R04 Nov 2014 Member Level: Silver   Points : 2

    Very informative article for new as well as old members. The article should have the title with few words. You also stated about using the correct punctuation and also about how to use the keywords. It will help me to improve my writing skills. Thanks for such information. Keep writing.

    Author: Ravi05 Nov 2014 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

    Very nice and descriptive article. I hadn't written any article till now. But, after reading this resource on article I learned a lot. Thanks a lot for sharing this resource. Keep posting such good articles on helpful topics.

    Author: Sharath perlampady28 Nov 2014 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Nice article, dear. Hope, you'll write such article more in future.

    Guest Author: Sameer pandey03 Dec 2014

    Thanks a lot mam for your suggestions. As I am preparing for UPSC, your points are a boon for me.

    Author: Balaganesh09 Dec 2014 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    Thank you so much for your valuable information Vandana. It has cleared my doubts.

    Author: Prabhati17 Dec 2014 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 4

    Hello Vandana Mam,
    You know that I am a newcomer in ISC family and really want to contribute some valuable articles in future. I won't to say that I am a good writer but under the guidance of mentors and experienced seniors like you for the first time I am happy to pen down something on internet. Even if I commit a mistake here, I feel like someone is observing me or my words behind the curtains, not to point out my silly mistakes but to explore myself or give birth to a good writer in me in the same way our parents does to rectify our mistakes and brings out the best in us.
    This article is not merely an article but for an intern like me. It's a complete guide to write in a systematic way.

    Author: Navneet05 Feb 2015 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Thanks for providing this information. This will help more for us and also for new members. I read all the details that you provide in above article. After reading these details, I think that it is so simple to publish an Article in ISC.
    Guide us time to time and again thanks for this good article.

    Author: Seema Mittal18 Feb 2015 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    Hello Mam,

    When I submit My article, some time it is rejected due to poor quality of English. What is the meaning of 'Poor English'. Is it not correct grammatically.

    Author: Vandana21 Feb 2015 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

    Yes Seema. Poor English means far too many grammar mistakes. There may be other errors too, such as wrong capitalization, incorrect placement of punctuation, etc. It is advisable that those whose English is not too good to make use of a some free online grammar tool. Note that a grammar checker site may correct only the grammar and not necessarily point out the correct sentence case.

    Author: Ravinder Singh Jasrotia23 Feb 2015 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

    Wow! What a great job. Really this is very helpful article. This article is really helpful for new-comers in ISC. As far as my point of view, this article is an eye-opener for me. It surely guide me on the right path while working in ISC. I would like to give heartiest thanks to the author of this article.

    Author: Rohith06 Apr 2015 Member Level: Silver   Points : 2

    This post you put about good article writing is very helpful, as apart from posting in ISC this is really the basic tips of article writing. This is helpfull for a new ISC user like me, and this will be useful for old members too. Those who are googling about good article writing can find your post very helpful. You have given proper directions for those who are weak in a particular skill.

    Author: Navnath Waghmare10 Apr 2015 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Best article for those who have recently started wrtting and also for those who are already writers. One should follow this article to create quality content as it is the important part of any article.

    Guest Author: Aishi Chakraborty04 May 2015

    This article in a very precise and lucid manner focuses on the major aspects of writing skill.Even people with good command over a particular language face problems and rejection while writing an article.The reason is some common small mistakes,if rectified can make a huge positive difference.I appreciate that these mistakes are not only pointed out but also proper solutions are provided.And nodoubt these suggestions are going to help a lot.Though the entire piece provides a lot of information but I specially appreciate point 2.It is very important to specify the content inorder to prevent a messy writing

    Author: Kailash Kumar23 May 2015 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

    I have read this article today and found it truly precise and succinct. Writing is an art of inter weaving of words like that of a Baya weaver bird. I recommend to all contributors particularly the newly joined one to read it and follow it.

    Author: Ravi Shankar Kumar G07 Jul 2015 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    You have given valuable information, it is very useful for each and everyone who wants to improve their writing and communicating skills. Specially, for people like me who have joined recently and don't know anything regarding writing proper article in ISC. Some articles like this have reduced our strain and made us easy to understand what to do and what not to do.

    Author: Shrey Srivastava29 Jul 2015 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

    Hi mam,
    I really appreciate the tips that you have given to write an article and this will also help the new members of ISC . Thanks.

    Author: sumita28 Sep 2015 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    Thanks ma'am for writing such a descriptive article. The information given by you especially related to grammar concerns and writing format fundamentals will be really helpful for young people like me who are aspiring to become an author. The introductory part of the article was really nice. Thanks again!

    Author: Ajay Vikram Singh08 Oct 2015 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

    I have got 5 out of my 5 articles approved . I am really happy about that. I read this article everytime before writing any of my articles. It always gives me an idea about how to write a good article.

    I believe those who are willing to write articles on new subjects, should not start writing straightaway. Take some time, study about that subject properly and then write with good details.

    Author: shashank bhooshan nigam12 Feb 2016 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

    Hi Vandana

    Thanks for your valuable inputs.
    Vandana , you have posted a nice article for the new comers to write a good quality article by taking care of grammar , punctuation . sentence formation etc.
    Your way of writing is understable to everyone .

    Author: Nikhil14 Mar 2016 Member Level: Silver   Points : 4

    Thanks for letting everyone know how to write good articles in this site. Initially, even I had problem in writing articles. Many times, they were rejected. Now, with good knowledge about keywords and html tags, I am able to post effective article which are worth for this site. Also, the traffic depends on the topic which you choose for your article. With appropriate knowledge about the SEO, you can find out the trending events happening through out the world. Accordingly, you can choose a topic upon which you want to write.

    Author: Vinay Jain16 Mar 2016 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thanks for such a nice article which details tips to write a good article. The article has been very well presented and covers all aspects of writing a good article. Thanks for all.

    Author: Krishna Teja Yeluripati17 Jun 2016 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    The author's work definitely needs appreciation. Now, one more member is added to the list of members appreciating this author. I wish I read this article when I became a member of India Study Channel. I submitted 6 articles till now and three of them are moved to 'Pending' state by editors as I didn't follow some of the tips mentioned above by the author. Now that I know these tips, I will try to submit articles which can be directly moved to 'Approved' state after submission.

    Author: Rachna sarswat26 Aug 2016 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

    Thanks for such nice tips on how to write articles. I am a new member of ISC and want to become a content writer. This article is very useful for me and I really appreciate the author. I will follow these useful tips whenever I write a article.

    Author: Sourav Mukherjee22 Jan 2017 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

    Article Writing is all about the content. The content of an article should be the primary focus for every writer and thus proper focus should be given on the quality of the article. The structure of your content, the intention of your article, a call to action, proper and attractive headline, enticing first few lines, using different highlights like bullet points and bold sentences, etc are all important determinants for an article to be considered of good quality.

    The above mentioned tips are carefully structured and will of great help to upcoming and emerging writers.

    Author: umesh23 Jan 2017 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    This is a very very comprehensive and precise way of telling how to write a good article. In fact if an article is brought out in well structured language and it is rich in its intended contents then it becomes a good article and functions as a bench mark for other writers. From this perspective I think this article has all those qualities.
    Thanks and I hope it will immensely help all the beginners in the writing arena.

    Author: neeru bhatt31 Jan 2017 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    Nice article. Very well explained the intricacies of writing. All the persons who are joining ISC should go through it as it is giving good guidelines to new writers.

    Author: Anosua M08 Feb 2017 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    Thank you ma'am, for such a good article. It is so helpful for me to write articles for online site.

    Author: K Mohan20 Mar 2017 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

    How to write good articles is always a million dollar question arises in every mind of the member of this great site whether he is experienced old member or even fresh new member. The author did gave elaborate tips and ideas as to how to create a good arresting article to bring instant readers to the same. Normally people like to discuss burning issues which are bothering them much. Articles on such issues would be more welcome. For example during demonetization period there were whole lots of activities going on, and alert members who go through the ordeals have created some best articles for the benefits of net users. Likewise the after effects of demonetization and now remonetization aspects can be brought in to the benefit of net users. Therefore what I mean to say that every regular members must be alert enough and create such articles which are general in nature and yet most connecting to the net users, so that it would benefit for the mankind.

    Author: Harshmani Uniyal29 Apr 2017 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    These tips can be adopted by all who are interested in article writing. Every one must have be able to provide a clear-cut massage for the points about the topic which is being discussed about. To write a good article is an impressive art by any individual who has special command over the particular topic.

    Author: Ank Arya06 May 2017 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

    This article deserves to be bookmarked and visited every now and then to keep core writing tips intact in our minds.

    You have excellently explained exactly what is to be considered while writing anything. Thank you so much.

    Author: Srimathi15 Jun 2017 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    "Article writing is an art". Everyone has their own style but what interests the readers makes the style successful. This article is not just considered to be tips but guidelines to write an article because it highlights what could interest the reader and what mistakes will make the reader to lose interest. Thank you Vandana for being a guide.

    Author: neeru bhatt11 Jul 2017 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

    A very good article for beginners in the writing field. There are many things which are explained in clear ways and useful tips are also there.
    I have gathered some good tips from this and I hope that I will be trying them in my attempt to article writing.

    Author: Pooja Srivastava01 Oct 2017 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    It is a very useful article on how to write articles. I needed this guidance and I was planning to ask the members. But when I checked, I already found it here. Thank you Vandana Ma'am for this. Very briefly explained by you.
    Now, I can start my way.

    Author: Shibin13 Oct 2017 Member Level: Silver   Points : 8

    The first step of becoming good at writing an article or any piece is consistency. If you write constantly for a week and leave it there for a month or two, you cannot become a good writer & not even a bad one. You need to challenge your potential with every piece of yours and write one or two every week. It will take lot of your time, but it is worth giving. I always wanted to write but did not write anything. We always say quantity does not matter, and need quality. But for newbies like me, quantity does matter. Never stop writing as your ideas are worth sharing - keep that in your mind. After writing something, leave that in there and concentrate on your next piece, let it age a little bit. We know there will be room for more embellishments in your article. Do not waste more time on one article.

    Thank you Vandana for this informative yet concise article .

    Author: Mithra04 Dec 2017 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

    Hi Vandana,
    I would like to compare writing with drinking water daily. It is because drinking water daily helps us to flush out the body wastes as well as it gives glowing skin similarly when we write continuously it help us to improve our language and reduce our grammatical errors . Writing is considered as the best way to express our feelings to others as how authors and poets express their feelings.

    You have given wonderful tips for writing article that too step by step . I personally read articles which have a good title so as you have mentioned ma"am deciding the title is the most important step that one has to take first. Then adding images , may be some people may not understand the writings but by seeing or viewing the images they are able to get the correct meaning of the writings.



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