- Member Since: July 20, 2020
Lorelei has been a blogger since 2006. And, she strongly believes that creating your blog is the essential step towards success.
To stay ahead of your competitors in any niche, you need to actively grow and improve your blog.
Many factors contribute to building a successful blog. Using the right dataset, choosing the best tools, and applying the best strategy all affect your blog.
There's no denying that good, well-written content is important if you want to engage your audience. But simply getting traffic to your site is not enough.
You need to create content that your target audience wants to read the most.
How do you know what they want to read?
Which topics seem most popular with your readers? Can you add more information to the message? Be creative - interview an industry expert, add some new diagrams, create a video tutorial, etc. The key is to focus on winners and make the most of them.
Improve your blog visually.
It takes the average person 0.05 seconds to judge your website. That translates to 50 milliseconds to Lorelei make a good first impression on your visitor. In 50 milliseconds, it's doubtful that the person will have time to read much of your text. What does that mean? That means most people's first impression of your website is made based on the design and graphics, which the brain processes faster than text.
Overall, this is what I suggest for your blog's visual elements:
Use relevant, clear screenshots and diagrams to add value to your message.
Use an infographic to summarize your points
Use irrelevant, ugly stock photos that do nothing to make your brand stand out
Use photos with poorly posed models
Here are three ways to find; you don't need to hire a photographer and crew to take beautiful photos.