Of course writing is an art. Blogging is a legit form of that art. This is because people who are into blogging, like you and me, are the maestros, carefully choosing words that would best describe our feelings, sentiments, wishes, desires, and… stuff.
Basically, blogs, originally introduced as “weblogs,” refer to a “server’s log file.” It was created when web logging hit the virtual market. Since its inception in the mid-1990s, web logging gradually saturated the virtual community making the Internet a this massive source of greater information.
With blogging, you do not need any domain names or paid server, just an account with blog providers. In most cases, these kinds of blogs are free. You can always change to a modest pro account after you get the hang of it.
Personal journaling has been a common ground for people to get known all over the world.
Generally, these type blogs are created for personal use. Like a journal, people can write their daily adventures, sentiments, and whatever ideas they want to express online.
Nevertheless, blogs had gradually taken the limelight in providing businesses a chance to boost their productivity online. This is where the business blogs (biz blogs) have taken the limelight.
Business blogs are, basically, created to advertise the services or products of a certain web site or to increase online interactions, leading to eventual sales.
With blogs, entrepreneurs are able to establish a name in the virtual market through very useful articles.
So, if you are thinking of creating a blog, whether for business or for pleasure, you need to know some tips that could help you get through and make your blog one of the most interesting and unique blogs online.
1. Consider your audience
Even if your blog is generally personal, still, it would be better to consider the minds of your readers. You have to think of something that would interest them.
The reasons people write blogs are not confined to personal motives. Most of them would love to be known, in some way or another, even for just a minute. Hence, it is very important to come up with an article that everybody can understand and enjoy.
2. A picture speaks a thousand words
To make your blogging worth the visit for your readers, it would be extremely nice if you will put some lovely pictures in it. It does not necessarily mean you have to place a picture of yourself. Any photographs will do as long as you have permission to use them.
3. Make helpful blogs
Even if you are free to write anything you wan to say to the world, still, it would be better to create some blogs that would be beneficial to your readers. That’s what we seek to do here.
4. Avoid making jumbled and complicated blogs
In order to have an interesting blogs, try not to use some highly technical and highfalutin words. After all, it is not a thesis or a debate that you are creating, so better stick to simple facts and short blogs.
Bear in mind, people who use the Internet usually do more scanning than scrutinizing each site word for word. Therefore, it would be better to come with blogs that will not bore your readers with lengthy articles.
5. Make it interactive
As much as possible and if your capacity will allow it, make your blog interactive. You can do this by placing some video or audio clips in your blog. Some people throw in a nifty quiz or a fun GIF image.
You can even place an area for comments or for some feedbacks. WordPress does this automatically now. In this way, you can get some impressions or reactions of other people. Who knows, you might even gain some friends simply by interacting with them on your blog.
Indeed, blogs are not created just for the mere fun of it. It also has its own purpose in the world of the wide web.
Therefore, for people who wish to harness their craft, as far as writing is concerned, blogs are pretty much the best way to do it.
Blogging is our starter pack for both creative and commercial writing.
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