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Finding Your Blog Writing Voice: Why You Need One & 5 Tips

One of the most important things you should do to your blog is establish your blog writing voice. I still remember the first time someone commented about my blog writing voice. They said it was positive, uplifting and it was like talking to a good friend. And I felt like I hit bingo, because that is exactly what I want my readers to feel when reading my blog.     So what is a blog writing voice exactly and why is it important? I’m so glad you ask. It’s the tone of your blog post. Your blog writing voice is the most organic way to establish your blog’s brand, because it’s a way to convey your personality as a blogger. Yes, yes. Your blog’s design is important for establishing a good blog brand. We’ve already established that. But, as we’ve also discussed in previous posts about branding, there is more to a blog’s brand than your chosen colors and logo and fonts. Think about it. The most recognizable bloggers out there aren’t just recognized by their colors and logo and fonts – the way they write is exclusively authentic. When I think of a blogger with an easily recognizable voice,…

Get to Know Your Blog Audience Personally With These Tips

How to get to know your blog audience personally: So, You write blog posts, you share the blog post, you count the likes. Repeat? If this is the simple process that you follow then I'm just going to take a moment today to reflect on the extra steps that it takes to build a following of readers. Viewers and followers that read your content, respond to that content, and consider it a credible and helpful resource to them, personally.
This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement Series

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Blog Improvement SeriesYou intend to get to know your blog audience personally, but your process goes something like this: You write blog posts, you share the blog post, you count the likes. Repeat? If this is the simple process that you follow then I’m just going to take a moment today to reflect on the extra steps that it takes to build a following of readers that you can get to know personally! Viewers and followers that read your content, respond to that content and consider it a credible and helpful resource to them.   That’s the keyword here personally, and you can do this by: Building an email list and writing a newsletter Replying to comments, direct messages, emails, and notifications regularly and personally Writing content directly to your Blog Avatar, and then reaching out to those people who are your Ideal Readers personally Networking with other common bloggers and groups, even becoming friends, in such a way that aligns you within the communities your readers will most likely engage with your content   Remember that it takes time and effort to build relationships, in real life and your…