Blogging, blogging, blogging. Everybody’s talking about this blog or that blog. Everyone has a blog these days. So, what is there to know about blogging? You just get online and start writing, right?
There’s no need for me to redefine an already more than covered topic, rules for blog writing, but I wanted to share some of those that I found most illuminating. Many of the tips and guides may seem obvious in hindsight, but it’s good to keep them in mind when writing. What most of it boils down to is making your blog easy to read. How do we do that?
Now, we’re not covering topics of blogs here. I’m not about to suggest which blog topics will make someone successful and I wouldn’t want to stifle anyone’s creativity by telling them their blog topic is a failure of their imagination. Anybody out there really feel that they have their fingers on the pulse of the the world’s population? So, whatever your blog may be about, here’s some things to think about:
Successful Blogging has some great rules for writing blogs;
Huffington Post, a blog in itself, has some good dos and don’ts on blog writing; as does
Writer’s Digest in their article “The 12 Dos and Don’ts of Writing a Blog“.
I find the don’ts particularly helpful.
Take a moment to peruse over the links and give me your breakdown. What do you think is important concerning blog writing? I asked that question on Twitter recently and really liked one response in particular: