17 Simple Tips on How to Become a Better Blogger

17 Simple Tips on How to Become a Better BloggerBlogging is truly an interesting hobby that more and more individuals have discovered, especially considering that the internet has grown to become common in your everyday living. Starting your own blog can be easy and fun, in addition to a fantastic way to earn some cash. Check out this article for recommendations on how to become a better blogger.

1. Consistency is the key

Make sure that you consistently post when running a blog. If you don’t post content regularly, then your site traffic will diminish fairly quickly. Have a guestbook or contact information posted as well, so your audience can interact and provide feedback. If your readers are happy with your response, they are more likely to come back.

2. Tweet, Tweet, Tweet

Utilize Twitterfeed in order to increase the interest of your most current posts in Twitter. Having said that, you should ensure that you don’t simply use Twitterfeed. Being an actual person on Twitter is the first thing that you should do above all else. Otherwise, Twitterfeed will not help you.

3. Head, shoulder, knees and toes

Whenever possible, utilize header tags in order to separate particular sections of your blog posts. All the different tags that you should use are H1, H2, and H3 tags. In addition, you should ensure that you are using excellent search engine keywords whenever you can in all these different headers.

4. Relationship building

Have your blog feel friendly and warm to visitors. Reply to comments that people leave, and this means more than just thanking them, try to have real conversations. If you can develop a relationship with your readers, they will tend to be more loyal to you, and keep coming back.

5. Separate yourself with the pack

If you can, you should make use of a custom WordPress theme. In today’s time, readers have the ability to recognize themes that are very generic in nature. Using these generic themes are just fine as long as you change up your header design so that it is more unique.

6. Versatility and uniqueness

Make alternative content. Your blog may have much more than just text. Try using multimedia. You can use video content, make podcasts, or just use alternative creative application on your posts, like PDF booklets, mind maps, or templates. Even something like a simple download page for your blog can make for many more visits to your blog.

7. A lesson from journalism

Use the first sentence in each paragraph to make the main point of that paragraph. This is an old trick in journalism, a trick from back in time when the point of an article was to actually provide information. Using this approach in your blog will facilitate the needs of those that like to skim a page for the most important content.

8. Stick-to-one

Don’t ramble on with your content when creating your blog entries. Find a topic that suits your blog, and research it carefully. Writing about all the wrong subjects will never lead to success. Always remember that your content is key to success.

9. Proofreading for professionalism

When you are managing your own blog, it is absolutely necessary that you properly edit and proofread each post you write. Nothing looks worse than misspelled words, awkward wording, or grammatical mistakes when you are trying to make your blog look professional. Be sure to use spell-check or even have someone proofread for you. Your reputation depends on it!

10. Don’t forget about this blog features

Try using features or excerpts on the homepage of your blog. If you made a different home page for the blog, you are not required to only list posts. Try using a single or double full posts on the page. This can help your reader remained focused. This can also help with clutter on your blog.

11. It’s not up for debate

Use WordPress as a platform for your blog. There is no other platform around that works so good with plug-ins. This is what many bloggers use and there is a good reason for that. You will find that if you use WordPress, you will be very happy that you made that choice.

12. Do not leave me hanging

Ask open-ended questions in your blog. This will invite people to comment often, and will encourage more back and forth conversations with your visitors. Just make sure that you respond to the comments that are left, and if they ask questions to you, be sure to take the time to answer them.

13. Going for an extra mile

If you have a talent with graphics, create a regular cartoon that depicts something related to your content. No matter what you blog about, people enjoy laughing and looking at the lighter side of things. If you don’t have the skills, perhaps you have someone in your social circle who would work with you.

14. How to brainstorm for topics

An easy way to come up with new blog content when you are having writer’s block is to look back through old posts. Many posts that are old or outdated can be brought back to life with fresh, up-to-date information. Or you may find a piece of an older post that you can expand into a full post. Check your archives! You never know what you’ll find!

15. Congruence and relevance

One thing to incorporate into your blog is current events. Try to locate news stories which are relevant to your blog’s niche. For instance, if your blog deals with dog obedience, include news items featuring area dog shows. This is information your readers will probably be interested in knowing.

16. No to piracy

Don’t resort to plagiarism. Aside from the ethics of using copied content, resorting to plagiarism will only hurt your blog. While it may seem convenient to simply “borrow’ a bit of text to pad your blog posts, search engines have become wise to this practice and will punish you for it. Instead of seeing your site rank grow, it will plummet faster than you can blink.

17. Don’t forget about my favorite

Incorporate a link-building feature as part of your blog. Link building is a great way to bring more relevant traffic to your site and can also represent another source of revenue.

Sticking with a subject you are very interested in, or passionate about, is optimal if you’d like to start blogging. Always vary the content and be consistent with posts to retain visitors. Include contact information to be more accessible, as well. Remember the tips in this article and start a unique blog!

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15 comments on “17 Simple Tips on How to Become a Better Blogger

  1. Awesome post Christian, you are right about going the extra mile, if you don’t there isn’t anyone who is going to do it for you! All your blogging tips are the ones I use on my blog.
    Thank You for Sharing! :-)


  3. I love your blogging tips Christian! Proofreading is a BIGGIE, I always get my Husband to read my posts, and he almost always sees things with fresh eyes that I have missed. The revamping old posts is also a great one, I have used old posts to create a free offer by going back and making them better.

    Thanks for the awesomeness – Blog ON!

  4. Very nice post,sir christian!wala pa po akong alam sa level ng blog pero it guides sa kgaya ko.especially i am not really fluent in english,😊malaking adjustment,especially in conversations with high IQ’d people?anyway thanks for sharing ur knoledge about blogging,sir! Good morning!

  5. Very nice post,sir christian!wala pa po akong alam sa level ng blog pero it guides sa kgaya ko.especially i am not really fluent in english,😊malaking adjustment,especially in conversations with high IQ’d people?anyway thanks for sharing ur knowledge about blogging,sir! Good morning!

  6. Awesome tips Christian, a lot of good ideas in your post. Couldn’t agree more with your points about WordPress, we have just switched from Kalatu because WP it offers way more options if you are serious and don’t mind putting in the extra learning, thanks for sharing!

    • Mistakes are good because without it there’s no progress. Thanks again Sheena for dropping by and leaving a comment. Would love to hear from you again.

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