David Perell

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"The Writing Guy". He tweet about business, online learning, and Internet writing.

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Long-form writing is my single favorite medium. Most people don’t read long-form writing, but the most curious readers — the ones you want to have — absolutely love it. It’s a classic example of aggregate statistics misleading people. Write for the extremes, not the averages.

2

Evergreen writing advice: Be more precise. • Back up your claims with statistics. • Use colorful adjectives. • Support your main point with specific stories and examples. Great writing is as sharp as a sword.

3

Survey data is very useful but people don’t like taking surveys. Business opportunity.

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