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What is a good readability score?

What is a good readability score?

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So what readability techniques can you steal?

  • Paragraph length average a slender 34 words.
    • Long paragraphs reduce reading. Shorter paragraphs are easier to read.
  • Sentence length average  is 20 words.
    • Short sentences promote comprehension. What’s the average number of words per sentence in your message?
  • Word length averages a little over 6 characters per word.
    • Plain English reduces reading effort and increases reading.
    • How many syllables per word do you average in your messages?
  • Flesch Reading Ease score averages about 50 on The Flesch Reading Ease test.
    • This readability formula measures how easy to read a piece of text is. The higher, the better, on this scale of 0 to 100.
  • Flesch Kincaid Grade Level averages 11.4 on The Flesch-Kincaid grade level score.
    • It measures the reading level required to process your information. The lower the number, the better.
  • Passive voice.The Huffington Post averages 0% passive voice.
    • That’s a good target for your message, too.

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