People just can’t seem to get enough of blogging nowadays. There are some crazy hysterical blogs out there that you can really enjoy reading, however there are some where you just can’t get past the first line. This is the reason why it is important to know ‘how to blog’ so that you can keep your audience interested and engaged. It is vital that you keep on blogging but make sure your blog is about things that your audience would want to read. For instance if your blog is about food recipes, your target audience would read your blog in order to get amazing recipes. However, if they find information about how your oven wouldn’t work, people will feel frustrated and never return to your posts and blog. Target your audience with the information you promised to provide them and keep that information engaging, for instance let’s suppose again that your blog is about food recipes and everybody loves chocolate so why not go for a good dessert recipe related to chocolate. Thus the first step is to stick to your blogging genre and the second step is to make the information interesting.
The two steps above are vital but they are not the only steps you need to follow when blogging. Many people just start writing blogs with little or no knowledge at all. Take account of the following pointers in order to enrich your understanding of blogging.
Research well about what you’re going to write. You need to make your blog distinct and interesting so that it stands out. The content of the blog has to be intriguing. You should provide your audience with the latest information rather than assuming that 10 years down the lane everything would still be the same. There are millions of blogs out there so if you think that giving 5minutes to your blog and writing about something that you’re struggling to keep your attention on is enough, you are kindly advised to dump that blog immediately. If you yourself can’t focus on your writing or pay any attention to it, expect the same reaction from your audiences. Induce pictures that are related to your blog topic regularly. It is a fact that whatever can be seen with the naked eye is worth much more than what can only be imagined. In addition, you can also include many videos relating to your blog niche, but make sure you have the permission to do so. It will not only look good but will also keep your audience entertained.
Also keep in mind that blogging regularly is vital. If you’ve nailed the step of keeping your audience engrossed in your blog, the next step will be to keep blogging as frequently as possible. Since now your followers will be waiting for you eagerly and if you don’t respond, they will just lose interest and move on to another blog. So after every 2 to 3 days you need to blog and keep your audience intrigued. If you take longer than this then it will increase the risk of losing your valuable audience, which you really don’t want. The more qualitative blogs you give, the better. The real power bloggers post blogs 3 to 7 times a day. This not only keeps the audiences intact and gives them a reason to keep coming back for more but also elevates your blog when it comes to “search engine optimization”. Every new blog is an entry point and each entry point will gain you more chances of finding a new reader so don’t wait and get going!
Whether it’s’ business, TV shows, movie or anything else, promotion plays a huge role in success. The same goes for blogging. Promotion can be the real key factor to take your blog to the next level! In order to achieve an ample amount of readers and multiple links to your blog, promote all you can. There are some typical ways to promote your blog such as, traditional directories, search engines, website linking, etc. and some contemporary ones i.e. via social media, advertising, viral content, guest posting and networking. You’ll have a huge number of readers in no time, if you follow one or more of the techniques mentioned above.
You also need to have your blogs optimized and you can do that by focusing on keywords throughout blogging. Any title or topic you undertake should be related to the overall content theme and field of your blog. The optimization of Meta description and the title tags will play a vital role in making your blogs visible.
The last, but the most vital step to know is ‘Passion’. You need to have the passion for writing in order to continue blogging in the long run. You need to write your own opinions and your own point of view, as this will make your blogs personal and interesting.