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[Updated December 6, 2014]
Getting teens and others to be the writers of online content is an ideal way to help them talk to their peers about the issues that matter to them.
How can teen ambassadors, peer educators, students, college students, and other youth write shareable, engaging content that can help nonprofits, good causes, and other organizations?
This presentation was given as a training for TeenSource's Peer Educators. TeenSource improves the health and well being of young people in California by providing non-judgmental, accurate, and reliable sexual and reproductive health information and resources.
The training shows teens how to be awesome and engaging when writing for online audiences, in a way that ramps up their professionalism while encouraging their personalities to shine. The presentation explores the difference between content creation and content curation. It includes ideas for engaging topics that can also educate. It also includes top tips on how to create titles that people will be more likely to click on and then share on social media. It also reviews how to structure online writing into scannable chunks that are more likely to engage younger readers using tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices.
The slideshare includes plenty of examples show the best practices and tips in action, primarily taken from those working on sexual and reproductive health issues and rights.