Blogging has bridged all the impossibilities over the river of whys and proved the whole world of what it can do. Almost all people regardless of age, work and gender use blog, be it for personal usage or for business. In so many ways, blog made peoples’ lives convenient. Businesses alike moved a little further. People got more aware. All in all, blog is another great leap for mankind.
A Blog is a personal mini website that lets people to organize digitally. No need for you to bring an organizer, blog can do that for you. By a blog, you can house enormous information. You can as well save notes, recipes, important documents, etc.
Having your own blog is like driving your own car. You must choose whether what type and color of car that can attract people. You also must think of the interior that is visibly attractive to others. Blogs are more or less, personal but intended to be viewed by many. Like a car, owned by one person but intended to carry many passengers to different places. Your blog determines who you are, just like cars determine the personality of the driver. In short, a blog is a part of your life.
Acquiring a blog will cost you big responsibility. It is not a onetime experience that is made only to reside in the memory. It is a daily thing to remember and to check.
For those personal bloggers here are some no-nos in blogging:
The very first thing that comes to your mind when acquiring a blog is that, your blog will be open for public for viewing. Because of that, you must be aware of the details in your blog that might provoke your audience. You must take for consideration the layout or the appearance of your blog. Remember that freedom of expression is not absolute; it must be strongly supported by respect.
The contents of your blog are very essential. It will determine as to whether the people will continue to view your blog or will just leave undone. Words that are not good have no place in your blog. It will just create if not chaos to you or you might hurt your reader.
You must always consider what audience you intend your blog to be viewed by. You must not also forget that the internet cannot filter users.
To those who are planning to use blog in business, take the following as pointers:
The first three points above apply to you.
Remember that the customer is your priority. Do not in any way offend your customer by unpleasant words from your articles.
Do not use unfamiliar words to your articles. Be sure that whatever you put in your blog can easily be understood.
Never presuppose that your customer knows all about you and your business. Approach them by means of articles that are detailed.
Do not over design your blogs. Simple blogs will never be considered ugly. The color that youj will be using is a determinant of what your blog is all about. Do not hesitate to refer yourself to sources for good layout and other matters needed for your blog.
Keep your font readable, the articles you post in your blog are meant to be read.
Do not let your blog stay for days not updated. If you want to expect more readers, your blogs must always be updated.
Do not hate variations. Every now and then you can change the appearance of your blog. This will help your reader look for forward to the next to come.
Put a place for feedbacks. Do not depend on your own insight on how to make your blog appear beautiful. You reader knows best. Their reaction and suggestions will surely help you in making your blog attractive to your readers.
All these are things that must be considered in blogging. There are no other intensive things to be remembered when just starting to blog since all instruction is given on the spot. Blogging is not difficult to do.
Last word, planning is important. Think before you proceed with blogging.