7 tips for a Better Blog
Do you like to write? Do you have many ideas zooming around in your head? Well, perhaps you’d like to start a blog. A blog is a website with entries posted on a regular basis. Normally, it is arranged in reverse chronological order from the most recent ‘post’ at the top to the older posts towards the bottom.
Today, I bring you 7 of the many tips available to help you build a better blog.
Blog Tip 1
Give quality content. Aim to blog at least once a week. Twice if possible. Depending on your lifestyle and your commitments, you may choose to blog more often than that. But don’t blog for the sake of it. people like to learn things so you need to give them something to take away from reading your post
Blog Tip 2
Don’t know what to blog about?
– Look at all the notes you have taken at seminars or from webinars. Use these as a basis for your writing.
– Invest time in educating yourself. Learn about something. Teach people about what you have learned.
Blog Tip 3
Publish – don’t worry about your piece being absolutely perfect. Just start writing. Things will improve as you go along. Remember the saying – ‘Practice makes perfect’. Just have a go. it is amazing how much support is out there in the ranks for people who are trying a new skill.
Blog Tip 4
Add great visuals to attract attention. An eye-catching picture will work wonders.
Build relationships with other bloggers. Join groups of bloggers on social media. Join in conversations. Learn from them. Look at what they are writing about. Pick up clues – even if their niche is not the same as yours. Frequently comment on their blogs. You will soon have a steady number of people commenting on your blog also.
Blog Tip 5
Start building relationships with other bloggers. Join groups of bloggers on social media. Join conversations. Learn from what they do. Look at what they are writing about. Pick up clues – even if their niche is not the same as yours. Comment on their blogs. You will soon have regular visitors commenting on your blog as well.
Blog Tip 6
Be organised. Take time at the start/ end of the week to plan what you will do on a daily basis. This includes time for research. Maybe you could even consider writing all your blogs on the one day – depends on your lifestyle. I think the term for this is ‘batching’.
Blog Tip 7
Focus on building your community. Don’t worry about the money side of things. Be patient. This is a long process, but it will gain you many followers who will come to trust a respect you.
If these simple tips have helped in any way, please share so others,too, may benefit.
I plan to bring you extra tips for your blog on a regular basis. Do you already incorporate these tips? Please comment below with extra thoughts on these tips I have brought to you today.
PS. Contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like help with setting up your blog.