Blogging just might be the hardest thing you’ll ever do. There are tons of blueprints available at your disposable but it’s really easy to get confused and just say forget this crap. Being a blogger means late nights and early mornings, but if you work hard it also means free clothes and trips around the world. Here are six things I’ve learned in the past six years about successful blogging. And I promise you, if you are not doing these things…your blog probably sucks!
[tps_title]Create content in your original voice[/tps_title]
Is creating content in your original voice that easy? YES! Remember that your reader is a person. Not some imaginary unicorn baby on the Internet. She (or he) is super smart. They’ve probably been reading the Internet just as long as you have. They might even be fellow writers and bloggers.
The easiest way to create content in your original voice is to have a conversation with your readers. Here’s the perfect post – whatever you have to say, say it bluntly (Ex Headline: Why Some People Will Never Get Out Of Debt), bring in your reader (use phrases like “imagine this” “it’s 1987 and you’re…) and then give your testimony, show lots of emotions and be truthful. My readers know who I am because I tell them. Tip: Use contractions (they’re, don’t, you’ll). Speaking of headlines…