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Try Eliminating “Was” and “Is”

“Was” and “is” are easy to write but they deaden sentences. A quick first draft: Elko County is in northeastern Nevada. It was founded on March 5, 1869. It was created out of Lander County. Elko County’s population is 48, 818. … Continue reading

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Unique Content and Unique Value

When I’m writing newspaper or magazine articles I don’t worry about SEO ideas like unique content and unique value. My research and writing is original and I have no worry that I will be ranked lower due to repetitive content. But because … Continue reading

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