Blogging Tips – Keep Your Blog Posts Short
If you have a blog then you want to make sure that you are doing the correct things in order to attract visitors and keep them reading what you have to say. There are a number of things that you can do in order to maximize your impact on your visitors.
Keep your blog posts short.
Most of your readers will be busy people who are skimming through a number of different stories on the Internet in any one particular day. They are interested in finding good, informative and useful content which will help them either solve the problem or to stimulate their interest in a particular topic or subject. When they find such content they will read everything that you have to say provided you can keep them captivated.
Even the most ardent of reader is unlikely to wish to Wade through verbose and lengthy blog posts. Therefore you should try to keep your content short and to the point. You can do this in a number of ways. First, you can ensure that your topic stays restricted simply to that which is in the heading. Don’t stray onto another topic or keep introducing new opinions or issues.
Keep your words, sentences and paragraphs short where possible. It sometimes helps to break up the paragraphs into either bulleted lists or into numbered paragraphs. This helps to break up the content and is easier on the eye. Readers will will be more likely to want to read posts like this.
You can break up your topics into headings and sub-headings. The subheadings should have impact so that the reader is drawn to them. Sometimes using bold lettering can influence the reader.
Make sure you have something interesting to say otherwise even short blog posts will become boring and make the reader less likely to want to engage. What exactly is the reader visiting your blog for? What you have to offer that entertains and attracts your readership?
By keeping your blog posts short you are able to attract more visitors and keep them stimulated and wanting to read your posts. In this way they are more likely to enjoy all you have written, return for further helpings and tell others.