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Avoiding a Rubbish Introduction

Posted on Sep 29 2007

The introduction module is one of the first things your visitors will read. So don’t mess it up!

Here are some tips from Lensmaster Randy Smythe on his lens ‘What I Look For In A Lens!‘.

1. Avoid including requests for feedback. While this is a valid request it should be made at the end of your lens with the Guestbook module.

2. Avoid requests that your readers bookmark, rank, lensroll, stumble or bless your lens. Again, these are valid requests but should be made after the reader has had an opportunity to read your lens.

3. Avoid placing product links, blog links, website links or affiliate links in the introduction unless they expand on what you write in your introduction. These need to be placed discreetly throughout your lens.

Good advice. Check out Randy’s lens for loads more cool info.
– Lewis 🙂

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  1. Dang! I’ve got all three in my introductions. I guess I’ve got some work to do this weekend…

  2. stacydfry says:

    Phew, at least I have avoided one mistake…now to work on the rest…hehe!

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