Anyone can start a blog but not everyone can write a good blog that people can enjoy reading. To attract new readers and also maintain your current readers, you must be able to have good writing skills that can make readers to keep coming back for more and more. People will return to your blog if they like what you write about a specific subject and also if they like your writing style. With that in mind, your blog should be written in tone that is appropriate to your blog topic. Below are tips on how to write a blog.
1. Choose appropriate tone
When writing a blog, you must first identify your target audience and know if they are seeking professional information, discussion, fun or laughter. You must clearly identify the goals for your blog and also those of your audience expectations. Then come up with a tone that is most appropriate for your blog and readers be consistent.
2. Be honest
Blogs that are written in an honest voice always show the personality of the writer are often very popular. Always remember that critical success component to a successful blog is the community that develops around it. When you present yourself and your content honestly, then reader loyalty will start growing.
3. Provide attribution
Nowadays, most bloggers violates copyrights and steal content from other websites or blog. If you find information from other sites or blogs and you feel like discussing it on your blog, it is very important to always provide link back to the original source.
4. Write short paragraphs
The visual appeal to your blogs content is important as the content itself. Writing in short paragraphs not only make your content appealing but also indicates that you actually know what you are doing. Most reader will try to avoid or skim a blog post that have very long paragraphs.
5. Have facts at hand
People will only visit and read your blog if they know that the information that they are going to read is reliable and informative. Nowadays most bloggers post information that is not well researched just for the purpose of ensuring that their site remains relevant. Readers will try as much as possible to avoid visiting your site or reading your bogs if they come to realize that your content is full of propaganda and information that is not well researched.
6. Read and research widely
You will only have good writing skills if you have a reading culture. Read what other bloggers have written and also spend time researching on information before you start writing. By reading and researching widely, you will able to have more additional information that will make reader to always visit your site.