Home » Internet

Do You Know How To Blog

Jun 18, 2008
In recent years, blogging has become a new sort of art form. In the sense that all writing is art, blogging is just another branch of it.

Many people who have spending the time creating and maintaining a blog are those who choose to use the internet as their means of sharing their thoughts, feelings, hopes, dreams, and everything about life in between.

Many people use these blogs to share themselves with others all over the world. Those who choose to do so can easily set up an account with a blog provider and create their own personal journals. This is a great avenue of expression for many.

However, recently, trends have also shifted from personal blog towards to the use of business blogs. These are used to promote companies or products or its services.

For the business blog, bloggers generally post articles that are relevant to the company or product or service and are intended to draw attention from potential customers. This can help to increase sales, thus becoming a profitable venture.

For those that interested in creating a blog, consider the following tips to insure that your blog does exactly what you want it to do.

First of all, it is important to take into consideration the audience to whom you will be addressing.

No matter what your purpose, you have to generate a blog that will be interesting to them. A blog is your voice, but you have to "speak" in a way that others can understand and will want to return in order to be successful.

Secondly, remember the importance of pictures.

Often time, a good picture can say more than pages of writing. Not only does it say what you cannot many times, but it also helps to make your blog more entertaining to browse.

This does not mean you have to post personal pictures of yourself. You can post any photo that does not insult those who would be reading your blog. Just remember to be safe and also to protect the privacy of others.

Next, consider being constructive in your writing.

You blog can be on any topic, or lack thereof that you wish, but consider using that avenue to be of some benefit to others. Sure, you can write about anything you want, but it is often nice to include some articles that would be helpful to those reading your blog. Provide some useful information instead of just entertainment.

Along the lines of keeping the interest of your readers, do not make a blog that is too technical or too formal. Using complicated techniques or extremely highly-educated language may turn off readers instead of welcoming them. Remember that you can make quick factual statements and shorter blog comments instead of feeling that you have to make a lot of long entries. You are generally not writing to an audience made up solely of scholars.

In addition, remember that most people who read blogs typically enjoy the internet by scanning for information. You would be best advised to offer shorter statements and colorful pictures with article links than to offer long articles that readers may find too overwhelming. As I mentioned earlier - remember who your audience is.

Finally, if possible, add some sort of interactive function to your blog. You can include videos or audio segments. You can also have a guestbook or comments area where readers can post their own thoughts in relation to what you have said. You will be able to see how others react to your reactions about life.

Thus, whether you create a blog to sell a product or just sell your sense of humor to the rest of the world, or just create it for fun or for serve a purpose, a blog is a great avenue for creative writing.
About the Author
Ann Liu, a certified professional Internet marketer and author of Online Profiting. To learn how YOU too can succeed in Internet and affiliate marketing, please visit http://Marketingbyann.com
Please Rate:
(Average: Not rated)
Views: 148
Print Email Share
Article Categories