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How Can I Get Better at Writing Blog Posts?

Discussion in 'Copywriting' started by FarrisFahad, Aug 11, 2021.

  1. #1
    Hello writers,

    I want to know how can I get better at writing? What do you recommend I do?
    I am currently an average writer but I would like to be an awesome writer. Are there any tips for new writers?
    SEMrush
    Of course I am talking about blog posts here :)
     
    FarrisFahad, Aug 11, 2021 IP
    SEMrush
  2. sarahk

    sarahk iTamer Staff

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    Look at blog posts that you think are good and work out what they do differently
    - are they formal? chatty? telling a story?
    - short sentences or long?
    - attention to keywords?

    then rate your own writing the same way.

    If you're not writing in your first language then it might just be that you have to become more proficient.

    Eventually, you'll need to decide if the effort involved in upskilling is worth it. You may make better use of your time and money by outsourcing and focussing on your strengths - or accept that your posts will be good but not awesome.
     
    sarahk, Aug 11, 2021 IP
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    Spoiltdiva Acclaimed Member

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    Always write as if you are talking to someone that you have known for a long time. Don't try to write in a style that was taught to you by someone else.
    If you write like you are writing to strangers, then nothing you write will work. But if you can get your reader to like you....you win.
     
    Spoiltdiva, Aug 12, 2021 IP
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    sarahk iTamer Staff

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    True!!!

    My husband failed his high school English exams but is a leader in his industry. Years ago he wrote a book that became the #1 national bestseller that year - beating a massively promoted book about our national sporting heroes. How did he do it? a combination of passion for the subject and writing how he talks.
     
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    My personal advice - read it! Just read everything you can. And it is desirable that these were not only books, but also articles, microblogs, notes, and so on. This will greatly expand your vocabulary and make your brain think. From books, I highly recommend A Writer's Coach. The Complete Guide to Writing Strategies That Work and Still Writing.
     
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    Practice, practice, practice.
    The more you practice, the better you will get.
    Start your own blog and post on it on a regular basis.
    Also, follow bloggers that you admire and read their posts
    and put into practice tips that they share on how they became better writers.

    For example, one of the tips I got from a blogger I follow is that if I want
    to be a better writer, I should learn how to touch type, as it would help
    me to write faster instead of typing with one finger. I followed that advice and
    even though it took me a long time, I am learning to touch type and my
    typing speed is increasing.
     
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    sarahk iTamer Staff

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    I forget that people don't all know how to type. It takes a couple of hours to get it but it's absolutely worth the effort. Combine it with tools like Grammarly that fix common typos and you can get your thoughts down quickly.
     
    sarahk, Aug 16, 2021 IP
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    czqyniuy21 Peon

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    It is best to determine in advance the punctuations that you are sanctifying.
    Divide the report into three sections, structure, start input, main page and end
     
    czqyniuy21, Sep 7, 2021 IP
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    Đặng Văn Bình Member

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    Try reading about SEO and CMM, they can figure out how to categorize and improve the quality and readability of your content.
     
    Đặng Văn Bình, Sep 14, 2021 IP
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    Read some modern books on internet content writing, it has a different style compared to general writing. Listen to audiobooks while driving if you don't have time to physically read a book.
     
    Chill Bill, Sep 15, 2021 IP
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    Obviously, this has both negative and positive aspects. But these platforms still dominate the global space.
     
    Đặng Văn Bình, Sep 16, 2021 IP
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    For getting a better writer at Blog Post, you have to identify a targeting audience, create keyword-rich headlines or write great sentences, use bulleted lists & know what your readers want.
     
    Brackwom, Sep 17, 2021 IP
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    Mainly, it is all about analising and practice. Look for the most successful posts and analyse them carefully in order to understand which factors make these posts successful. After it, implement your knowledge on practice.
     
    Shaktimi, Sep 30, 2021 IP
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    As for me, I think that the best writers are those who specialise in a certain sphere. It goes without saying that it is possible to wirte about everything, but you'll never be an expert, you'll be an average writer. Therefore, I think that you'd better choose certain area and analyse the posts from this area very attentively, paying attention to the style of the writings, to the vocabulary, connatations and so on. People tend to trust those who have some level of expertise in this or that subject and it is your expertise which will make you stand out from the crowd.
     
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    You can write your post convincingly first, then end it with an open-ended question so readers can respond and express their opinions. Everyone loves to tell their side of the story, so why not take a hot topic and let it do the trick?
     

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