Blogging

Blogging – bringing it all together

In this Creative Words blog series, we’ve covered a variety of topics relating to blogging. In case you missed any of it, I’m wrapping up the series with a quick recap of some of the highlights. When to blog In this article we covered the role of blogging even in this fast moving world of

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Sharing your content wider – how do you get eyes on your blog?

At its most simple, blogging is creating content with which an audience can engage. If you think of it that way, it’s no different to a news site, a Youtube channel or even a Twitter post. Each of them is simply a platform for your content. The difficulty with sharing a blog, rather than a tweet,

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Think ‘pyramid’ when planning your blog

So many people say “I can’t write” as a reason not to blog. One of the great things about blogging is that it is a personal expression, so it doesn’t need to be ‘perfect.’  That said, it does need to be easy to read and follow by your audience, so this article will share with

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Think before you blog….

Okay. So you’ve decided that you want to blog. You’ve figured out what to write about. Let’s get blogging – yes? Not quite! There are a few questions that you should ask yourself. Who is your audience? Work out who would be interested in what you have to say and tailor your blog to them.

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The many and varied styles for a blog

So you are contemplating a blog and now you are seeking inspiration to get you going. Before we delve into ‘How’ (coming up in later articles) I though it would help to give you some types of blog which you might like to consider. This is, by no means, an exhaustive list, but a few

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To blog or not to blog

In the world of fast paced social media, you could be forgiven for thinking that blogging is out-dated. Almost everyone, from your grandmother to your potential business partner, is on Facebook – and anybody who is anybody is tweeting on a daily basis (including Presidents and Prime Ministers) Social media is now so dominant that