This article is a summary of some of the things we think helps to make a great Scrimba article.


Start your post with a hook and reel ‘em in 🐟!

The average attention span decreased almost 4 seconds from 2000 to 2015 (we’re looking at you TikTok!)

With attention spans at an all time low, you need to capture the reader’s attention before something else does.

Instead of plainly introducing your post, ask “what will really entice the reader to read on?” It could be:

Remember to describe the outcome up front so readers feel confident they’re reading content that will answer their question.

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For each post, consider your audience’s background, goal, and current mood. Ask these questions: