Over the past few years, many people have jumped on the “blog-wagon” and set up their own blogs. Blogging is incredibly fun and exciting, especially if you have a passion for writing. However, many people struggle to become a successful blogger. This article will provide a few tips on how to become a blogging superhero.
Be yourself – successful bloggers are authentic
When it comes to becoming a successful blogger, you need to be yourself and write in your own unique style. Let your own personality shine through and let your readers know what you’re all about.
It’s also important to have a real passion for the subject you are writing about (if you don’t, you may never become a successful blogger). It’s a long and tough road to building an audience and following, so without a true passion, you will find it an uphill battle.
Be a headline master – create catchy titles
Very few readers will bother to read a blog that has a headline that doesn’t lure them. Create headlines that grab the attention of readers and make them want to find out more. Include keyword phrases for SEO purposes, but also make sure that your headline is magnetic enough to lure readers in.
For example, if you’re writing about dieting tips, then a title like ‘7 easy dieting tips’ would sound catchy. Additionally, try to use descriptive words like useful, shocking, fast, easy, etc. where appropriate to attract readers. Also, don’t forget to include an irresistible benefit like ‘7 easy dieting tips for fewer cravings’ or if you are writing about blogging ‘ Top 5 blogging tips for increased web traffic’.
Don’t bore your readers
Blogging is more than just writing a post, publishing and forgetting about it. You cannot just use text as your source to deliver information. Consider mixing up your blog content by including SlideShares, videos, infographics, graphs and images. This will keep your readers interested, and increasing your click-through rates and eventually increasing your conversions.
Your readers are different from search crawlers
This is perhaps one of the most common mistakes that all bloggers get wrapped up in. They try to fill their blogs with keywords and phrases so that the search engines will find them. But, oftentimes these keywords and phrases are out of context to the blog itself. Keep in mind that your search engine rankings will increase through more web traffic and that can be achieved by writing for humans and the search engines together.
Publish your best work
Blogging is like a superhero saving the world time and time again. You need to give it your best every time, otherwise the end result could be a disaster. Every time you publish new content, ensure it’s the best you can come up with. It is equally important to take your time to perfect each blog.
It’s always better to put in extra effort and give additional time to create a quality post that will keep your reader interested and eventually become a hit.
We hope you have blogging success and you can become the blogging superhero you always wanted to be.
What are your most common blogging struggles?