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Blurbs: Writing Previews of Web Pages


Blurbs: Writing Previews of Web Pages

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Blurbs are brief summaries of what a reader will find on the other end of a hyperlink. Good blurbs don't harangue ("Click here!") or tease ("Learn ten great tips."); instead, they provide a useful sample of the target page, so that a user can make an informed decision about whether to click.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: April 05, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 11, 2013
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Submitter: Dennis Jerz


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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