It seems like blogs have been around since the dawn of the internet. In its infancy blogs gave people an outlet to express creativity and things that they are interested in. Nowadays there seems to be a blog about almost anything you can imagine. For the most part however blogs are more of a personal endeavor where people utilize it to share events within their lives such as vacations, parties, and even the everyday mundane. With so many blog writers in the world it would seem that the task would be easy but in reality it is harder than it seems. Below are 3 secrets to writing the perfect blog.
One thing that any social media influencer will tell you is that consistency is key. While posting on a regular basis will definitely get you closer to achieving the perfect blog, the main way in which you should be consistent is through style and length. The human mind loves consistency and being able to look at a blog that is consistently in the same format and that blends together makes the whole thing more attractive to more people. An easy way to ensure your blog lengths are the same length is by utilizing a character count tool. The reason you should utilize a character count tool instead of word count is that many words vary in length quite significantly while characters do not vary quite as much in size. Another way to stay consistent is by ensuring that photos that are added to the blog have either similar colors to them or have a similar look to them. Utilizing the same filters or presets on every photo is a secret way of achieving this.
Grammar / Spell Check Tools
Writing about something that is passionate is an easy task to take on however many people overlook grammar and spelling when they are writing about something they enjoy. The next secret to writing the perfect blog is to always check grammar and spelling utilizing a grammar and spelling tool. These tools utilize a software that scans the piece of writing and will tell you if there are any grammar mistakes such as verb agreements and others. The tools will also ensure that the words are all spelled correctly and that the correct form of the word was utilized in the context it is being utilized. These two tools allow a blog post to be read easily and seamlessly.
A great blog is hugely dependent on the excitement of the writer about the subject. If the blog writer is unenthused about the topic it will be apparent in the writing and the blog post will not seem as well put together. This secret is to only write about the things that matter to you and that you are either excited about or excited to share. Part of this secret is also that it is okay to scrap a blog post if it is not exciting or enjoyable for the writer. Blog posts are meant to be fun, and enjoyable and when those criteria are not met it is time to go back to the drawing board and perhaps think of another angle to come from that one can get excited about,
Being a blog writer is a very rewarding thing to do. Whether it is for a job or for fun, blog writing is meant to be fun and engaging. The secrets described above will allow a blog writer to come closer to writing and creating the perfect blog. By staying consistent, utilizing proofing tools, and staying excited one is able to create the perfect blog on any subject they want.