The Candy Girl's Guide to Blogging
Blogging can be a great pastime but starting without a clear plan can get you nowhere fast, here are some basic points to mull over to get you started.
Naming your blog maybe as simple as combining your passion with your name, but a lot of factors like being concise, spelling and even not being too trendy that can really help you in the long run, check out what we mean in the pin.
These tips can help you pick out the design that your future readers will get to know and love. So adding cute animal photos may not be the best element to keep your look timeless.
This is one of the basics that get easily overlooked. An about page can be angled professionally or more personal depending on your blog, you may want to look into this more especially if you plan to attract partners.
Today, a blog post isn't complete without the complementary photos to support your theme and point. Learn to shoot and style your own pics so you don't depend heavily on stock photos. Note: an expensive cam isn't necessary, check out another pin here.
To save some time and effort, this pin lists down several sites offering free stock photos with new ones added daily.
So you're facing a blank document on your laptop, ready to write your first blog post. It's an intimidating hurdle but this pin explains how you can overcome the fear of producing a great first post.
Like a normal class schedule, a blog calendar will you organize your work, when to post, what to post on time. tI'll save you the struggle of thinking about what to write next in the future.
Promote your blog post on several platforms, and not just social media. Consider emails, newsletters and other blogger communities to maximize your reach.
Great tip, before you go live with your blog, have five posts ready rather than with just one so your readers stay longer and can browse more from your site.
Or Search Engine Optimization is basically like tagging your post with relevant keywords so people can find you easier. Get more in-depth information from the site!
Simple things like adding a Back-to-top button or customizing newsletters are great to have in your tool belt.
You might encounter a writer’s block, keep yourself inspired by reading this pin for helpful tips on where and what to check.
Before hitting publish, make sure to tick off the reminders in this list but it shouldn’t end there, double-checking your grammar and more is also essential after your blog post goes live.
You may have a before and after checklist but this one keeps everything from your site to content to growing connections in line.