Five Blogging Mistakes to Avoid

By: Zain Nabi  |   September 10th, 2013   |   Social Media

Writing a blog has never been a difficult task. All you need to do is to avoid the five basic mistakes that are given in this article in order to increase the traffic on your blog post.


A boring headline


There are many bloggers who treat the headline of the article as an afterthought and give only few minutes for writing it. A blogger needs to always keep in mind that more than 80% of the people after reading the title make their mind to read the entire content of the article. No matter how brilliant your article is you might accidently hide it behind a boring headline. A good writer spends about 20% of their time on thinking a compelling title that will attract the reader to read the full content. It’s better to write 10 possible versions before you decide to finalize.


Not promoting your post


No matter how good your article is you must promote it on different platforms. You can spread the word about your blog post by posting it on some social media networks or can also consider emailing the content to your suppliers.


Not interacting with readers


If some of your readers comment on your blog make sure to reply them. It shows that you are respecting their comments and always present to listen to them. It’s always nice to say thanks to your readers who like your articles and post them to some social media network.


Inconsistent updates and postings


Blogging needs a consistent updates and postings. If you do not post for a long time you will start losing the traffic on your blog, the readers will start feeling that either you have neglected your blog and have walked around to other undertakings. If you don’t have time to post daily, try to post something twice or thrice in a week so that your reader can always get the new stuff when they visit your blog.


Not inspiring interaction


As a blogger you are not writing for yourself but for your audience. Thus it is always good to add some thoughts and ideas of your readers into your articles. This is the best way to encourage them to discuss the content.


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