Sean Everett

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  • Sean Everett created an article,

    Check the readability

    Review your idea's readability Look at the left Preview sidebar in the Editor or the idea view for the Idea you just created and read it as a member of your audience to see if it makes sense. If it...

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    Add detail to each idea

      Click on an Idea’s line to open its detail pane This is where you can choose the idea’s type, add a headline for when the idea exists on its own Article page, add an image or video with captions,...

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    If an idea has no support, then it cannot have a closure

    DO Closure is only used for when the Idea has supporting reasons or examples.   DON’T If an idea has no supporting reasons or examples, then do not include a closure statement. This validation is...

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    A conclusion cannot be used as the last reason

    DO Closure should be separated from reasons. The main point of every Article includes a closure field where the conclusion of the Idea should go:   DON’T A closure is not its own reason. It is a r...

  • Sean Everett created an article,

    A fact must include a baseline

    DO Use a baseline to support the Fact. The baselines come from a variety of different types of reasoning. Science for instance, should be selected if your fact is rooted in clinical research. You m...

  • Sean Everett created an article,

    The connection words (that go along with a baseline) must be written in the first person

    DO Use first person for the connection words.   DON’T Describe it using the third person.  

  • Sean Everett created an article,

    An opinion cannot include a baseline

      DO NOT Do not add a baseline for Opinions. The baseline option is located underneath the description. For opinions, simply ignore this option:     This validation is built into the Goodpoint Edi...

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    An idea can be supported with other ideas or a description (but not both)

    When supporting an idea, you can either use more ideas (the three different kinds are facts, opinions, or hyperlinks) or a description, but not both. Goodpoint research has found that information i...

  • Sean Everett created an article,

    An Idea Can Be Used Many Times

    The ability to re-use ideas is the most powerful feature on Goodpoint. We call this "idea leverage." Writers can leverage both their own and other writers' ideas. To leverage an existing idea, simp...

  • Sean Everett created an article,

    An opinion can support an opinion

      An Opinion can be used as support for another opinion. In the example below, both ideas are tagged as opinions.