“Do Not Make Silly Spelling Mistakes” writes a blogger at Honkiad.com. She might have written it for me? Her article and also the following info graphic show how easily one can slip into it. And no, currently not writing in the mother language is not an excuse : )
She advises to be sensitive to spelling mistakes, such as there and their, it’s and its, form and from. The occasional slip is not going to lose you a lot of readers, but making the same mistakes repeatedly is going to annoy people.
Darren Rose, professional blogger, who founded Problogger has lots of tips for authors how to create successful articles for your readers.
- Be Useful – if your post isn’t informing, inspiring, entertaining or making someone’s life better – don’t publish it until it does.
- Share your Opinion – opinions are often what sets bloggers apart from the pack.
- Cut out the Fluff – before you hit publish, revise your post and remove anything that doesn’t add value.
- Visualise Your Reader – writing with a reader in mind personalises your writing.
- Make Your Posts Scannable – only 16% of people read every word online. Format your posts so that your main points stand out.
- Work and Rework You Headlines – a good headline can be the difference between a blog post being read, or ignored.
Read many more tips on his website how you too can write compelling blog posts: http://www.problogger.net/archives/2013/05/30/11-quick-tips-for-writing-compelling-posts-on-your-blog/
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