5 Top tips for writing a blog

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Starting a blog is a brilliant way of creating a website about about any topic you want for example your favorite pet, a hobby of interest, what you are going through in life or even to make money online, the list goes on!

However to be a successful blogger you cant just be typing about everything and anything, you must keep your posts interesting and different.

Here are some top tips on writing a successful and interesting blog

Define Your Goals

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About.com express that it is essential that before you start a blog you must know what you want to accomplish, are you an expert in a field? are you trying to promote your business? or are you simply just blogging for fun. Think ahead to what you would like to gain from your blog and simply design and write to achieve these goals.

Know Your Audience

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The content of your blog should reflect the expectations of your audience. For example if you intend to target teenagers, the design and content would be different to a blog targeting corporate professionals. Your audience will inherent expectations from your blog so be sure to not disappoint!

Encourage Interaction

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The Guardian encourages bloggers to get people talking on your blog. Ask them to add their comments on various articles, like I’ve done with this post. Encourage interaction wherever possible. Ask for feedback, respond to people’s contributions, build a community and be nice. People love to interact, so make sure you’re friendly and welcoming.

Write For Yourself First

Don’t forget that this your own blog content, Buffer App reminds us to write for yourself first & foremost. Ignore the fact that anyone else will read what you write; just focus on your thoughts, ideas, opinions and figure out how to put those into words. Write it and they will come.

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Consider Your Writing Style

Wiki How tells us that blog writing is more conversational than academic, mostly content is filled with opinions and should meet eye to eye with the readers rather than superior to them, expect to be humble and humorous in order to be a good blogger

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So your ready to get started on your blogging, hopefully these tips will kick start you off to a successful website, now the rest is up to you best of luck!!

 

 

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