Why do people like to blog?
People blog for various reasons. It can be a useful resource to reference back on things for business or personal use. Blogging allows you to create your own portfolio and is a way to establish yourself within the global community. It also can be used as a reflection for your life as a takeaway for your future self.
What are some features of the Hemingway app and Grammarly?
The Hemingway app shows you your word count and the reading level. The premium version of Grammarly checks for consistency of your grammar and post. They both offer wonderful features for writers, and are great sources for those who are not native English speakers wishing to start a blog.
When does a blog post receive the most traction?
One of the hosts read that the most active blog posts are between a 3-5 minute read time will receive the most views because people do tend to have a short attention span. Another states that, technically, posts with more keywords are the ones to receive more traction.
How do you gain a blogging audience?
It’s important to diversify your audience due to the ever-changing search engine algorithms. This is why it’s important to focus on SEO keywords and social media. Good content is critical if you want people to start reading and enjoying your blog.
How do you handle negative comments on your blog?
Bloggers can create their own strategies to handle negativity. One host writes out her responses, screenshots them, then deletes them so she doesn’t have to experience the fallout. When responding, educate for the audience, not the one who leaves the negative response. Having a support system is one of the best things for bloggers to have as well.
What is a tip for casual bloggers?
Kelly says that unless you are going into a blogging career, blogging will not hinder you from having a successful career. If it isn’t something you like, then simply don’t do it. It will not prevent you from moving forward in your career. Write at your own pace and do whatever you want since it’s your own project if you’re doing it for fun.
How do you gain confidence to start blogging?
A lot of things have been written already, but that shouldn’t prevent you from sharing your own unique experience with your voice. At some point, you have to feel confident enough to go for it and publish your own post. Certain readers will be able to relate to your own personal experience.
What are canonical urls?
It is a setting you use whenever you crosspost so that all the search engines will go to your original blog instead of the place you are crossposting to. In this case, crossposting will be beneficial for your SEO use and become a good start to gain traffic, even if you have a new blog.