These are short but important points to keep in mind while writing a blog post.
1.Tell your story– it is one of the key things that will make your content stand out of the crowd.
2.Share how you feel – it will take your readers to a deeper place and make it more relatable.
3.You’ll never please everyone – the sooner you make peace with this reality, the better!
4.Write about things that matter to you – passion is infectious and your readers will catch ahold of it. Tell the world something important.
5.Inform, inspire and interact – aim to do these things every week.
6.Experiment with different styles of writing – it will help you find your voice.
7.Mix up the length of your posts – short can be sweet but long can be epic!
8.When an idea strikes – drop everything and capture it!
9.Do everything you can to understand who is reading your blog – it will make you much more useful to them.
10.Before you publish – ask what you want your reader to do after reading your post – and edit accordingly. Calls to action are important!
11.Become hyper aware of problems – and obsessively write posts that solve them.
12.Put aside time to create quality content – it doesn’t just appear.
13.Put aside time to edit and your posts – it will take them to the next level.
14.Ask your readers questions – it will make them feel like they belong and you’ll learn a lot from their answers!
15.Take your readers on a journey – posts that build from one to another can be powerful. Build momentum and create anticipation and you’ll hook readers for the long term.
16.Brainstorm regularly – generating ideas for future posts now can save a lot of pain later and help you keep things rolling.
17.Not every post needs to go viral – shareable content will help you grow but it may not serve your current readers best.
18.Write, Write and Write – the more you practice, the better you will get.
19.Publish selectively – you don’t need to publish everything you write.
20.Never take credit for content written by someone else. You will lose credibility.