Attention Fellow Writers: Get Your Picture Game Tight

Readers eat with their eyes

Jenay Zapp
SYNERGY

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Indeed, a picture is worth a thousand words

Each & every time you publish a new article, you have the opportunity to make a first impression. You introduce yourself to the pool of thirsty readers with your image & headline. Believe it or not… that sneaky little seemingly innocent first impression goes a long way. Your headline backed by the image is the doorway to your article. Is that doorway sporting a ripped, creepy screen door with weeds… or a marbled archway with vines?

Fresh images that are bright, sharp, clear & interesting do wonders to persuade the passerby to lean in. Your image rolls out the red carpet for the article that you’re deeply invested in. Your headline & image represent all your hard work, so give them the gravitas they deserve.

People eat with their eyes

Back when I was a culinary student, our chef instructor used to pace back & forth in our kitchen classroom & shout things like a military Sergeant. He was a little guy with a crew cut & a loud mouth who ran a pretty tight ship. Nothing got past those hawk eyes, not even the swigs of liquor we pinched off the dessert cart. Two things he would say every single day for an entire year straight…

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Jenay Zapp
SYNERGY

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