I’ve said this many times before and I’ll say it again. It’s almost impossible to have a successful blog without the right priorities especially about writing great content to start off a new blog. Although it is sometimes very easy to write any type of content no matter what topic you’re talking about, there are still things to keep in mind. If you think about it, do you actually think that you’re readers are reading evey single word of every single post that you write? No, I don’t think so either.
To understand what I am talking about in terms of writing content the right way, first take a look at your blog. Are your posts easy to read? Can your readers scan it and know what you are talking about? If you plan to be a successful blogger, writing content (great content) is the first and main part of it. How to write them is another thing.
So let’s take a look at this list. If you apply these when you write your content, expect your readers to give positive feedback and comments. Also, it guarantees you that you’ll increase your blog traffic because the readers would want to come back for more.
- Let Your Titles Get the Point Across. The title of your posts should easily tell your readers what they are going to be reading about. Starting out with a great title is the first step to writing the rest of your posts.
- Make it scannable. This is pretty self-explanatory. Most of your readers don’t really read 100% of what you write. That’s why you have to make it scannable. To do this, you can apply bold format to important phrases and keywords; post at least a link or two somewhere on your post; and make sure that you get your point out as early as possible.
- Write multiple paragraphs. If you write a very long article and put it all in one paragraph, you’re repelling your readers away from reading it. Who would read a whole post that’s in one paragraph? It will actually discourage them to read it.
- Don’t Write Lengthy Posts. If it’s not necessary, don’t make your posts too long. Keep it as short as possible depending on what you are writing. Again, this also repels your readers.
After applying these tips, you are surely going to attract your readers to read your articles. Not only does writing great content bring more loyal readers, but also makes your time writing them worthwhile. As long as you provide what people came to your blog to see, you are doing you’re part as a blogger.