Speakers: Fairy Dharawat

  • Fairy Dharawat: Translating content in local languages

    WordCamp India 2021Speaker: Fairy Dharawat

    March 18, 2021 — Learn how diversifying your content portfolio in regional languages can expand your business, increase your customer base, and improve organic traffic.

  • Fairy Dharawat: Content Strategy Basics

    WordCamp Mumbai 2019Speaker: Fairy Dharawat

    January 21, 2020 — Writing is like that you know. There is just so much out there to learn. If one thing she wants to tell you, then it is to read. Read good books. Thought provoking books that challenge you. That’s how she has grown over the years. And that’s how you can grow too.

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  • Fairy Dharawat: Humor As A Content Writing Tool

    WordCamp Mumbai 2016Speaker: Fairy Dharawat

    June 30, 2017 — Humor often gives us perspective. A lot of things that are difficult to convey can be done through humor. WordPress professional and fans all over write a lot. You could be a blogger, working on support, a developer or a CEO. Many of you will acknowledge that using humor is very important in your writing.

  • Fairy Dharawat: How To Engage Your Readers By Using Stories

    WordCamp Nashik 2016Speaker: Fairy Dharawat

    June 15, 2017 — Why do we write blogs? So that it can be shared with the world. If not then you would choose it to be anonymous. As a blogger / writer it becomes important you have readers. So, how to write blogs which connect with your reader? It’s by storifying your blogs. Which means adding stories to your blogs.

    Human latch up on stories. Stories are not only engaging but also help in consuming the information easily. Stories help in retaining vital information for a considerable time. It helps your reader stay with your blog, by personalizing it making it easy for them to connect with you. Stories make up most of our lives. Every day is a new story, it’s the treatment which is different. So the talk is going to focus on;

    1) How to write a story.
    A brief on stories. A beginning a middle and an end. A formulaic approach, and follow the rule. Understand the rule thoroughly and then break the rule by knowing about characters, story arc, plot, conflict, and resolution.

    2) How to write a blog.
    The topic of your blog. Writing posts related to your blog. Topics for your posts. How to choose image/s. Tools to use for your images. Url. Seo

    3) How to add a story into your blog.
    Narrate it in the first person. Add anecdotes. Tie it up together.

    4) How to make your story more engaging.
    Using action words. Experimenting with chronology. More moments. Character back stories. Conflict and resolution.

    5) Which important questions you need to ask?

    6) E.G. Technical stories

    5 ways GA rescued my blog

    *Your blog wasn’t getting more hits
    *Then you googled something one late afternoon after eating two-day-old vadapav.
    *You found an app which shows how your blog is doing is bad.
    *Then you install it.
    *It showed where you were losing your readers, eg using jargon, unfriendly interface, complicated blog design, high bounce rate.
    *You corrected the mistakes.
    *In a month’s times, you find the growth.
    *You write how it changed your life.

    7) In highly technical posts, it’s important to find one central idea and flesh it out as clearly as possible.

    8) How to find important words?
    Dictionary, fascination for words and reading.

  • Fairy Dharawat: How to improve your readability quotient

    WordCamp Pune 2017Speaker: Fairy Dharawat

    May 4, 2017 — Writers carry with them an immodest streak, this beauty to put words into thoughts is no doubt a wonderful skill, but it’s not magic, it’s nothing extraordinary. And that’s what this session is going to be, equipping you with tools to read and write better. It’s going to be about improving your readability quotient. It’s only after reading well is when can you write well for your blog. So if you’re looking to improve your writing, come! Here some handy tools will shared which can drastically affect your writing. It will also cover how to improve your reading speed which is important if you want to become a better writer.