How To Design Headlines and Subheadings

Headlines draw people into your copy and they help strengthen information scent. Subheadings create a hierarchy and allow you to communicate messages to those who scan. How should we visually design these very important parts our pages?
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Keep People On Your Site With A Strong Information Scent

A few weeks ago while listening to the CopyBlogger podcast I was reminded of information scent (it came up in passing about 12 minutes in). It’s a subject that doesn’t always get covered in design circles. However it’s an important concept and one we should be thinking about at every stage of the design process.
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How To Develop Using HTML5: Demo Part 2

The new semantic elements in html5 are fairly easy to understand, but to really become comfortable using them you need to actually use them in documents. To get myself started I created a demo page representing a typical blog post and developed it using html5.
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How To Develop Using HTML5: Demo Part 1

To really understand the new html5 semantic elements you need to use them in practice. To do that I’ve created a demo of a typical blog post page. I want to share that demo and do my best to explain why I chose to structure the page as I have.
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Understanding HTML5 Content Models

Earlier this week we looked at the new text-level and structural semantic elements html5 provides. Today I want to continue and talk about content models in html5, specifically the new outline algorithm for creating hierarchy.
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