One of the questions I am often asked is “What is your top tip for new bloggers?”.
I’m one of those people who finds it hard to choose one favourite anything. I do however have a favourite blogging tip …
While there are many things that will make a blog better, none of them work if you don’t write. Writing is what makes your blog, and writing makes you a better blogger.
Write top 10 lists.
Write to-do lists.
Write an apology to your significant other for spending so much time on the computer :)
… but make sure you write.
Blogging is like most activities, the more you do, the more practice you put in, the better you become and the more you get out of it. You might struggle at first, but at some point it “clicks” and you find it much easier.
By writing – anything – you unclench, you bring down your own mental barriers and the flow comes more naturally.
Another way writing will help you is by the feedback it generates. Without feedback you do not know if you are connecting with your audience, it’s impossible to know if your “voice” resonates with your readers, in fact you won’t have any readers until you write something.
So if you do just one thing for your blog today, make sure you write.
In fact, write me a comment in the form below! ;)