The trend of blogging is not a new one. There are many bloggers who have made it exceptionally big over the last few years. This is the root cause why most of the people, today, want to start their own blogs. The reason behind creating a blog can vary. Some people prefer to create blogs to earn money; some just want to express their feelings by writing them down and some like to create a buzz in friends and colleagues. The essence of blogging is in its freshness and ability to attract more readers and creating an extended audience.
Many bloggers miss the shot even after blogging for years, similarly a newbie also needs to understand the do’s and don’ts of blogging. Following techniques and tips will definitely help in creating an interesting and impressive blog:
Aim and objective should be clear:
For a blogger, it is essential to have a crystal clear understanding of why he wants to start a blog. Is it just for the sake of earning money or is it about sharing quality information? Usually, bloggers don’t take writing seriously which is the reason why there is a lot of gap between their posts. Blogging should be on regular basis.
Focus on target readers and topic:
Before creating your blog always question yourself like;
For whom are you planning to write posts?
Do you have any distinction?
Would you be able to create engaging content on the basis of in-depth research?
Why would readers read your blog?
These and a few more questions will help you exercise your brain, which will benefit you to produce something of worth and interest.
Relevant blog title and blog name :
At times an amazing blog is overlooked by readers because of irrelevant or boring title. On the contrary, there are also some times when the title of the blog has nothing to do with the content of the blog post. Make sure both sync well and express things in details.
Equally important is the blog’s name and URL, this should give a complete understanding about the blog. It should be crisp, easily memorable and simple.
Nurture your blog:
Many bloggers don’t invest much time in nurturing their blogs which means that they don’t make it presentable. Uploading posts is not everything. There are many things that can be done by a blogger to increase and enhance the interest of the readers. Like adding about page, using proper tags, creating multiple pages for different topics and niches. Keeping one’s blog interesting and presentable is very most important.
Keep readers in mind:
Always be target oriented. Don’t write randomly on permanent basis. If you will keep readers in mind, chances are high that they will appreciate your posts and even discuss their point of views with you or at least share or like your blogs. Consider yourself an artiste while writing; this will help you in understanding the psyche of your readers.
Blog Focus on keywords:
Keywords are keys of wonder results. Use words that can be associated to your blog. Use them smartly and on regular basis. Different search engines will help your blog to appear in search results if you will use interesting, unique and likable keywords.
Keep your topics interested and search friendly:
Don’t confuse things. A good blogger always makes mystifying things simple for his readers. The crispier the content, higher will be the chances of getting it liked by the readers.
Blogs are not always about texts:
These days blogging is not only about content – there is no second thought on the fact that “Content is the King” but there are a few other things which catch the attention of the readers. These can be info-graphics, images, videos, audios and PDFs and multiple other things. Use them smartly in order to gain readers’ attention.
Promote your blog on continuous basis:
Without promoting your blog it is hard to find new audience for your blog. Use of social networks, social media and blog commenting are among the most powerful tools to increase the visibility and hits on your blog. Social book marking should also be done on regular basis.
With the help of these tips bloggers can easily create an impressive blog as well as audience. Try these and share your experiences and tips.