Thursday, November 1, 2007

Make Your Blog Interesting And Attractive

Not everyone is articulate and sometimes it is hard to convey your message in an interesting and expressive way. Below are a few tips to make your blog posts more effective and acceptable to a global audience.

1. Practice - To become a successful blogger you must practice, and then practice some more. Over time your posts will become more of a reflection of your attitude and style and offer a more cohesive message to your readers. The old adage "practice makes perfect" is especially true when you are trying to hone your craft of being a blogger. After awhile you can look back on your earlier posts and see the spiral of your amateur blogging posts consistently becoming more of your own self-development and growth as an interesting and articulate writer. Write often, write daily, practice, practice, practice.

2. Good Vocabulary - Not everyone is skilled in using correct vocabulary but it is a necessary skill when aspiring to become a blogger respected by the blogging community and by your readers. You do not have to use big words or saturate your writing with obscure and too technical terms but you need to show that you are articulate and can talk about your subject with not only your expertise but also using correct terminology. You can connect with your audience while still using good vocabulary skills and gaining respect overall for your ability to communicate effectively.

3. Spelling and Grammar Skills - A lot of people do not realize how important these two skills are when trying to establish your name on the internet. There are a lot of ebooks, reports, and even sales pages that are riddled with spelling and grammar mistakes. A lot of blogs are also full of these errors. Even if your blog is more of a personal journal just for family and friends, you need to show your respect for your audience by trying to make your posts as correct as possible and to keep them as error free as possible. People tend to take a person's writing as a reflection of the person and you want your reflection to shine, to stand out, to be reprinted on other people's sites and to garner respect for your abilities as a writer and blogger.

You may consider yourself just a blogger but you are on your way to becoming a writer. A lot of practice, good vocabulary and good spelling and grammar skills are qualities you want to strive for as you continue to grow as a blogger and a writer.

Marilyn Roberts

7 comments:

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Digital Buzz said...

Very good article. keep up the good work.

Edwin Joseph said...

Like what the old saying says, Practice Makes Perfect. It holds true with blogging. There is no one born as a good blogger. Its takes time to develop the skill in this field.

Just keep posting and the creativity in doing this will soon arises!

Richard Butler said...

Properly vocabulary is a must! Every blogger normally targets the most people. Whether you may be a pro with regards to trends but if you don't have good vocabulary or grammar, it will somehow makes you less as a credible blogger.

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Bachrum said...

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jhenz said...

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