It is no doubt that an effective writing is a blessing for every blogger and people will love to read your content if they like your writing style, so here’s the complete guide on how to improve writing skills for you.
I had a long conversation in my interview with aspiring writer Ali Luke on writing and learned a lot of strategies that I want to share with you.
If you have a freelance writing job or if you are a blogger like me, you’re taking it seriously and want to be followed by more readers than you must improve your writing skills first.
If you are going to say that everyone else is saying, don’t bother saying it, because you will sound stale and trite.
How To Improve Writing Skills:
You may already know that great content matters so much and every new visitors to your website will subscribe if they see your content useful. So here I’m sharing some great tips to improve your writing skills.
1. Read About Writing:
As many others already said that a good readers is a good writer. If you want to improve your writing skills then first you need to read about it.
Read books, blogs, magazines, newspapers because reading will not only improve your writing but will also give you some facts which you can use in your writing. Try to read something that you can put into practice and straight away.
2. Write Everyday:
You need to write everyday in order to improve your writing skills because the more you write, the easier your writing will become.
It isn’t easy to write blog posts in regular basis, so you don’t need to make a new post to your blog daily but joining other forums and groups with other bloggers will really help you improve.
3. Recheck and edit your writing:
Always recheck your post after finishing it instead of just clicking on publish button because rechecking and editing your finished post will make a huge difference in your post and by editing your post you will be spot more mistakes in your writing.
4. Use Compelling headlines:
You need to write strong headlines in order to get your audience to read your article. Using headlines that promises a benefit to readers has always been an effective technique among Bloggers wanting to gain peoples attention.
List posts and “How to” posts is a great example of strong headline. Below are some examples of strong headlines which can give you ideas on killer headlines.
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5. Use short paragraphs:
Make things easier for your reader by writing in short sentences and paragraphs on your blog. It is will easy to scan and read by readers if you use short paragraphs.
Short paragraphs has a lot of benefits and makes your readers enjoy reading your posts and makes them love your blog.
6. Add Images:
Your post will be more better and easy scannable if you use images to your posts. No matter what you are writing about standards of specifications, an image worth thousands words, so remember to add an image to each of your blog posts.
Images can get you more traffic from Google images If you optimize it well, I have seen a lot of bloggers getting good number of traffic from Google images.
7. Print out great posts:
Whenever you read any good posts, Give it your time and try to find out the importance of writing skills of the author and also print it out.
It also give you ideas for your blog posts and this is what I’ve been doing since I read it from an eBook.
Take a look at writing style and try to find the thing which you can use in your own posts as a result of what you’ve discovered.
Over to you:
So, did you get something new from this article to improve your writing skills or do you have other tips for us? Do share it with us by comment. Comments are free, you know!
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