By now, it is no surprise that blogging is one of the easiest ways to start earning money on the internet. But as easy as it may sound, there is a right way and a wrong way to write a blog. Do it right, and you’re fine; Do it wrong, and you’re in some serious trouble.
When I started blogging professionally back in May, I didn’t know what a good blog looked like. To be honest, I still don’t know. There’s still a lot that I have to learn about blogging.
Fortunately for you and myself, there are a number of experts who I respect highly. The folks have been blogging for a long time, and they are authorities on the subject. So, Instead of trying to act like I know everything, I’m going to share these expert resources with you. Below are the articles that will help you.
5. Blogging Tips to Help You Build a Better Blog – by Bamidele Onibalusi
Get Your Head Straight
Before you begin writing a blog post, there are a few things you need to do. One of them is to get your head in the right place. It is important that you clear your mind and focus on what it is that you’re going to be writing about.
Another thing you need to do is plan your content. I call it you talking points.
What messages or lessons do you want to pass on to your readers. Remember, your visitors come to your blog because they have a problem that they need solved.
Write like you speak
Another important lesson I want to share with you is about they way you write. When you want to write a successful blog, you must be able to write just the same way you talk.
Write you post like you were talking to a friend standing right in front of you. I believe that every blog post must be so simple that even an 8th grade student would understand what I’m talking bout.
If you really want to be a successful blogger, then you have to learn be yourself. Don’t try to be any body else. We are all wired differently, and have our unique talents. teh moment we start trying to be like other people, that is when we start to fail.
Now, i don’t necessarily agree with the idea that you must only blog about a topic you know best. No. I believe you can blog about just any topic once you’re will to put in the time to research and become as expert. Whatever you decided that you want to blog about, you just need to make sure that it is something you can get to be passionate about.
When you’re passionate about the work you’re doing, it does not apear like work at all.
As a discover other valuable articles on how to write a blog, I will be posting it here. In the meantime, if you find a great piece that you’d like me on include on this list, just share it in the comments below.