With the alarming number of bloggers out there today, the only way you're going to stand out from the crowd is by constantly engaging your readers with blog articles that are relevant to their needs. But to do this, you must first understand what kind of people your readers are — Who are they? What… Continue reading How to Find Topics to Write About
Writing on Paper VS Writing Digitally — Which is More Productive?
Writing any type of content (a novel, academic essay, blog post, etc) requires a great deal of concentration and discipline. In fact, when you're writing, the slightest distraction or inconvenience can adversely affect your productivity and workflow. So it's no wonder that the writing medium you use is very important, especially when you consider that… Continue reading Writing on Paper VS Writing Digitally — Which is More Productive?
Blogging Etiquette 101: the Dos and Don’ts of Blogging
Almost every blogging advice on the internet today is geared towards helping you become a successful blogger. But very few of them talk about the need to be a courteous blogger of some repute. I know I've emphasised this a million times but permit me to stress it again — your relationships with other bloggers… Continue reading Blogging Etiquette 101: the Dos and Don’ts of Blogging
5 Challenges You Might Face as a Student Blogger in Nigeria
As a blogger, your success depends ultimately on two factors: the amount of time and effort you put into your blog and how deep your connections are with fellow bloggers. Blogging is a fascinating hobby as much as it's an exhausting chore. It becomes exhausting (and frustrating) when you're forced to face the most discouraging… Continue reading 5 Challenges You Might Face as a Student Blogger in Nigeria
The Easiest Ways to Support Other Bloggers
I have been blogging for nearly two years now, and one essential lesson I have learnt from experience is that in order to become a successful blogger, you must establish close relationships with other bloggers and support them. When it comes to blogging, reciprocity is fundamental and greatly encouraged. Simply put, if you wish for… Continue reading The Easiest Ways to Support Other Bloggers
7 Simple Tips to Write Catchy Headlines That Will Attract More Readers
Riddle me this: I am something. If you dress me up fine and make me as attractive as ever, I would bring you all the blog readers that you desire. But if you dress me up terribly or pay no attention to my physical appearance, I just might steal from you the blog readers that… Continue reading 7 Simple Tips to Write Catchy Headlines That Will Attract More Readers
Nine Reasons You’re Not Getting Comments on Your Blog Posts
So, you've got the perfect idea for your next blog post, and you've done some extensive research on the topic you want to write about. What's next on your to-do list is the most important aspect of the writing process — writing the blog post. Fortunately for you, writing the blog post doesn't prove to… Continue reading Nine Reasons You’re Not Getting Comments on Your Blog Posts
5 Bad Blogging Habits That’s Ruining Your Blog
Five bad blogging habits that's ruining your blog – I'm guilty of the first habit.
How Often Should You Blog?
One of the many things that puzzle newbie bloggers is how often they should blog. Is it best to blog once a week? Or will blogging every day be more effective? Frankly, there is no right or wrong answer to how frequently you should blog. It solely depends on how consistent you are and how… Continue reading How Often Should You Blog?
My Blogging Process
Today, I'll tell you the story behind every blog post I write, the process involved in turning my ideas into scribbles, then drafts, and finally, blog posts! There's a blog post in everyone, every place, and every moment shared, and it seems I see this blog post shortly after midnight every day. LOL. I have… Continue reading My Blogging Process
Things to Do Before Hitting The “Publish” Button
In a blog post I published five months ago, I described how my blogging process starts from seeking inspiration and ideas, to developing the ideas, then writing the blog post, and adding some final touches to it before finally hitting the “publish” button. Every blogger has a blogging process of his own and yours may… Continue reading Things to Do Before Hitting The “Publish” Button
How Your Choice of Adjectives Make or Break Your Writing
Adjectives are words that qualify a noun or a pronoun – we use them to describe people, animals, places or objects. As such, adjectives make our writing clearer and much easier to understand. However, articles filled with weak adjectives are regarded as weak writing because they fail to give readers much information about the nouns… Continue reading How Your Choice of Adjectives Make or Break Your Writing