The Need Of The Hour! 6 Essential Tips For Bloggers
April 23rd, 2014 | by Philip Verghese 'Ariel' || 22 Comments |
Bloggers Need to Check These Tips! The Need of The Hour! Few Blog Tips.
Yes, unless there is no viewers, readers or visitors, what is the use of creating blogs!
This may be one of the reason why many do not enter into this field, the fear of not getting enough audience or visitors.
Even the professional bloggers too faced this fear in their initial time of blogging.
Here are some important tips a new blogger to look into or follow to get more visitors to his blog space.
Just by creating something for the page and press the Publish button will not do any miracle of getting more page views of visitors to your page.
The first and foremost part is that you need to make your blog more attractive to an audience.
When I say attractive it does not mean the look or beauty of the blog, instead it should be adorable by the readers. Even if the look of the page is not that attractive it does not matter in the initial stage, the crux of the fact is that readers could get some valuable or useful information by visiting your page.
Make it a point to create quality contents, in a way that is to get something to the readers who visits your page.
Select a good subject to discuss with, that is, by discussing one may get some valuable points out of it. Controversial current subjects always attracts more visitors, for example, now when the elections are going to conduct in different states of India, already some states voting is finished and by 30th of this month other states too will complete the election process, writing something on it which people like to hear or discuss with. So think of some controversy between politicians on different political issues.
Though politics is not a new subject and tons of things are writing on it day in and day out, but you can think of some unique idea with the existing issues that will surely get attracted by the readers, though some may not like to read about politics or political issues your unique presentation will get attention.
Next need of the hour is Speed:
If our blog page is filled with number of gadgets with all kinds of moving objects your page will take lot of time to open. Notice 6 essential tips for bloggers. Some practical tips necessary for all bloggersthat our computer and its speed may not be like other persons’. They may be having a low speed system or an old system. If our page is filled with many graphic pics and other gadgets it takes lot of time to open. Of course this is applicable to our blog banner too.
In the initial stage I used to embed all kinds of stuff in my blog’s side bar and I received many personal mails and phone calls from my well-wishers and readers saying: “your page is taking lot of time to open, I got surprised at it, since I do not know anything of it’s technical side, then I contacted one of my blog friends and mentor, he said, ‘uncle one of the reason may be these gadgets you keep in your side bar, immediately I removed most of them and kept only very few which is very necessary. Indeed that increased my system speed as well my readers’ problem also solved. Opening my page on their computer is fixed. So make sure to remove all unwanted stuffs from the side bar of your page.
Another need of the hour is an eye capturing headline:
Create an attractive and eye capturing headline for your post.
A recent survey says that only one out of the five will read beyond the headline. So think on this while make a caption/headline to your post.
Though I mentioned in the initial stage quality of the content is important than its look, I still hold on to that but at the same time if you have a catchy eye capturing design it is well and good and most people look for those attractive look. No doubt these days’ people are more visual. So make it attractive, for a beginner it may be a difficult task but you can seek help from your fellow bloggers. Though all are busy in their own field your request may attended by someone somewhere and sometimes you need to shell out few bugs for this purpose, in my opinion that may not be a loss in the long run.
Next Need of the hour is another eye capturing Picture.
A lovely picture along with your post is a great attraction to many. A recent research or finding says that “a good picture is seen by everyone, it is said that people see images sixty thousand times faster than a text. There are plenty of free pictures available in the ocean of World Wide Web. You can download it and with a due credit line you can use it in your blog post. Shutterstock is one of the top most free picture providers in this field. Notice that there are some pictures even in shutterstock which are not for free use, such pictures are marked with a watermark in the picture and one should not download such pics and use it. Only when you pay for it they will remove the watermark and give it to you for use. This is very important to note, when you use pictures from the net, otherwise it will be punishable under the copyright acts. You can also use your online friend’s photographs if they give permission to use it. You can give a credit line like Picture Courtesy, or Picture Credit: so and so, like the one I posted here. If you can give a backlink to their blog or web pages, it is much appreciated. If they do not have a blog or web you can use their fb or twitter or any other social sites links with their permission.
Next Need of the hour is to pay a visit to other fellow bloggers pages:
We want others to visit our page and comment, but are you visiting others pages? Please ask yourself, if you are not doing it for others how can you expect the same from others! That is the secret and need of the hour. In this busy world, we all are busy in our own respective areas, and do not find time to visit others’ page! In such situation how can we expect others to visit our page? Whatever it is, the ultimate solution is “Give and take” policy, even in the midst of our hectic schedule set apart some time to visit other fellow bloggers’ pages read and air a constructive opinion, suggestion etc in the form of a comment, I am sure it will surely work and you get a pay back visit and a comment . 🙂
Next Need of the hour is to Post Constructive Comments:
Make sure that your comment box should be free from hassles. Make it easy for others to post their comments without much difficulty. Some bloggers’ comment box if we see, it’s very difficult to post comments since it is protected by some verification codes etc. sometimes these codes are very tough to recognize and type as it is so sometimes we need to try several times, and in such case your readers will not take patience to post again or visit again.
Try to respond to each comments you receive in your inbox, and if possible pay a visit to their page and post a feedback. This will surely increase your status and people get a feeling that you care.
A must need of the hour is visit prominent bloggers pages:
Select such personalities’ page, read and study their strategy and air your views doubts etc., Most probably you may get a reply comment. I am sure though they are very busy people, if your comments, doubts are on a positive and on a constructive way they will find time to answer to your comments.
Here I can suggest two names and their pages: (though there are many bloggers to suggest, at this time I am mentioning only two) Adrienne Smith and Harleena Singh: These two bloggers are professionals in their area and of course they are busy people too, but still they find time to attend to your comments and doubts. Their pages are very educative ones and a must read to any blogger (A newbie or even a veteran). You can pick up lot of lessons from their blogging!!
Yes, if you are a blogger these are a must visit pages.
I would like to hear from you, your opinion, suggestions, Your likes, dislikes if any in the comment box.
May you all have a wonderful time of blogging interactions ahead!
Thanks for visiting this page and for your valuable time.
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