The Art of Blogging is just like any other art. With no clearly defined rules or boundaries. You have to create your own art by your own passion. It’s said that blogging in and on itself is an art. There are no pre-defined rules for blogging, just few conventions. Perhaps one of the most important aspects of blogging is Fresh content. It’s the oxygen that keeps your blog alive and kicking.
But then a more important question comes it mind. What to write about? Well, if you have chosen a passionate topic for your blog, you need not worry. The words will flow out on their own. And since it’s a topic of your liking your emotions will pour through the content of your article. Readers can always notice the personality of the author by the content of the article. So if you force yourself to write an article just for the sake of posting, its better to refrain from doing so.
Once you have decided your theme for your blog start posting to your blog and try to get into the habit of doing that at least once every day. It is absolutely not necessary that you post a long article. Even leaving behind a comment about a news segment from the newspaper or TV is enough. Consider yourself like airplane. First you move slowly, then you gradually pick up speed and then in no time, you are flying!
Nonetheless, regardless of how well you know your topic, you will surely need some content ideas as sooner or later you’re going to run out of fresh input at some point.
- Feedback from other bloggers is a good way to build up strong and healthy relationship. Check what other bloggers say about your field of discussion. You can find related blogs by visiting Google Blog Search or Technorati. Check out the current state of affairs. Comment on what you have to say about your blog to others. This way you will learn a lot and possibly never dry up of content articles.
- Searching for your niche in your local newspaper or online is also a great way to come up with new contents. Although you’ll have an almost inexhaustible input to keep you going for a while from your co-bloggers but it’s still better to have a back-up….isn’t it?
- Make sure that you join some forums related to your niche. You might come across someone with similar interest as yours. It’s a good way to build interesting discussion topics to write about. Also your forum posts will quite handily generate traffic for your blog.
So that’s it. Three simple and basic pointers for posting content articles. After all major search engines love fresh content and they are more likely to spider your blog frequently. Undoubtedly that would give you more traffic to your blog, and some profit to go with it as well!