Setting up a blog can be a very interesting hobby. A blog or as technically known, a weblog is simply an online journal, a place where you can write exactly what’s on your mind. There aren’t many bloggers which couldn’t care less if anyone reads their posts however many are trying to get more readers. There are some advertisers that will offer you money to promote a product if your readers seem to match the demographic of their product, so learning to blog better can be important. Have a look at these 6 helpful tips about better blogging.
Using a casual tone in your blog posts
Quite frequently, the most interesting blogs are actually not written using formal grammar rules. To the average person, a formal tone can be quite boring and people surfing the web don’t want to read boring text. If you are serious about your blog being popular and successful, make sure you write it in a more casual tone. The best way to achieve this is to write like you are having a conversation with a friend. Write exactly the way you would normally talk, not the way you think you should be talking. Make sure you use slang and other words that may not be considered formal and your blog will reach a wider audience. One essential key can be to use humour in your writing style and it will make people want to keep on coming back and read your newest posts.
Don’t write extremely long blog posts
Ensuring that you keep your blog posts reasonably short will also help you keep any interested viewers. Just like those jokes that you receive in your e-mail, people aren’t interested in spending massive amounts of time reading text. If people wanted to read a book they would do just that. In sure that you stick to your topic on hand and keep it nice and short. A good guide is to keep a blog post roughly under about 500 words. Make sure that you include pictures as they can speak 1 million words. If you find that you need to keep on writing about the topic, consider creating another blog posts that finishes your topic. Even though this is essentially creating one long post, the break in the text will in sure that readers will be less likely to lose attention.
This blog post will demonstrate how to keep your text at a reasonable level. We will continue this topic in the next post.
What do you think? Do you prefer to read short amounts of text or prefer to read the whole blog post as one?