To be a successful blogger you have to keep up with the many different aspects of blogging and accept that it is a constantly evolving genre. But central to any change in the way to deliver a blog is the ability to write compelling, fresh and engaging content consistently and continuously over time.
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How each blogger does this varies and each blogger has their own style and uniqueness. Individual style aside – there are some basic principles of writing great blog content that should be kept in mind.
Tips and Techniques for Bloggers
- Make Your Writing Scannable – can a reader scan your article and get the gist of it and quickly find and click on any links.
- Length of a Blog Post – Keep blogs shorter rather than longer, if you have a topic that will run long – break it up into a series of articles.
- Effective Titles on Blogs – one of the most important elements of a blog post is it’s title – a title should grab attention and entice the reader, the title should clearly reflect the content.
- Motivation – once you have been blogging for a while it is easy to lose drive. Try inviting guest bloggers to keep the blogs moving.
- Good Design – While the look of your site won’t neccassirely attract readers – a poor layout and design may well put off potential readers.
- Use Social media – Facebook, Digg, Delicious, Reddit, Stumbleupon and Netscape are all sites that can help traffic readers through to your blog, and also hopefully comment on your article – which will then be shared with their contacts. Using blogs as a Social Media Marketing NZ tool is an effective way to draw potential clients into clicking through to your online assets
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