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"Learn more" isn't a good solution for a couple reasons...it makes the page
harder to scan when there are lots of links with the same label, and it
doesn't work well from an ADA standpoint (e.g., if someone is using adaptive
technology to browse the web and their equipment reads the links to them).

I suggest making the title of the article or the beginning of the first
sentence the link.  If you browse any of the most popular news sites you can
see samples of this.  (http://cnn.com, for example)

c

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Date:    Wed, 13 Jun 2007 13:03:44 -0400
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Subject: Learn more, Read more, More

You're designing a Web page, and there's a list of articles, each 
with the first sentence of the article as a tease. That sentence ends 
with a link to get to the full article. What should that link text be?

I recall reading that "Learn more" isn't good, because people don't 
always want to be taught something. (I tried a search on that, but 
"learn" is a common word and I didn't have luck.)

Anyone have any advice, data or good guesses?

thanks				-- hs

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