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Are You Blogging Yet?

by Alice Coaxum Author

A blog can be likened to an online journal where you can write about any and everything for the whole world to see. There are many topics you can write about as a blogger, from weight loss to celebrities, hair care, recipes and cats.

Whatever you are passionate about you can blog about. You can blog about your personal life. You can blog your reviews of different movies, songs, games and products. You can even blog about why others should blog and what they can blog about, provided quality information to help other bloggers along their way.

What can a blog do? A blog can help other get to know you from your writing style. With blogging you are catering to a specific group of people. Every blog doesn’t appeal to everyone even if the blog is random and not just about one particular topic.

Take a moment to think about where your passion is, what can you easily and consistently talk about that will cause others to visit your blog more than once and on a regular basis. It’s not always hard to bring a visitor to your site one time but it can be harder to keep them coming back.

How many blogs have you visited, never to return again? Why is that? Either it didn’t catch you attention and keep you interested or it wasn’t important enough to visit if you didn’t have much time and so you chose other websites to view instead.

Blog with the reader in mind. Make sure your blog posts are readable and sound like you are fluent in whatever language it is you are writing in. Check for spelling errors and other errors to make it as easy as possible for the reader. If your blog post looks like gibberish you can count on many people clicking the X on the upper right hand side of their browser. Spend a little time working at it and you will get the hang of it.

But what if you aren’t good at writing? You can either hire a ghost writer to pen your work for you which can be quite expensive or you can purchase PLR material that you can edit as you please. This comes in handy with blogs that are very niche, examples: blogs just about recipes, blogs just about dogs, blogs just about skin care. PLR material can help you avoid the frustration of running out of material. After all that is what keeps a reader coming back.

You can gain faithful readers who may want to join your mailing list, purchase your products or follow you on various social networking and bookmarking sites if you keep them interested and provide quality content.

© Alice Coaxum, All rights reserved.

Alice Coaxum is a happily married homeschooling mother of four and PLR writer at http://shopforplr.com

Submitted on July 30, 2011