Top 20 blogging tips for beginners (that actually work)

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Top 20 blogging tips for beginners (that actually work)

Do you know? 

There are about 5 million blog post publish every single day. so, to Rank your blog in several keywords, you need a solid strategy. 

First of all, treat your blog as a brand and give your 100% effort on it.

When you start a blog as a beginner, you tend to make lots of mistakes that why to read this post to avoid such mistakes. 

I will share you with the common mistake that many bloggers do and what is the solution for that.

let's start.

Blogging is constituted of 6 main elements. That are.

  • Good writing skills
  • SEO
  • Social signals
  • Promotion
  • Marketing
  • Monetization

You need to remember that you can make you living by doing as a full-time blogger and there are lots of ways from which you can earn money.

1. create a solid foundation  

To become a successful blogger, you need to work on learning the basics of blogging. Don't rush for traffic. 

Give your first 6 months on learning about SEO, social media marketing, good writing skills, affiliate marketing. This will help you in the long run.

If you want to start your blogging then you can check the below article.

How to start a blog on the Blogger platform for free in just 5 minutes.

2. Be Honest  

"Be the change you want to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

Give some value to your reader and be honest with them. This will help you grow your audience base and followings and eventually brings you recurring traffic.

Staying Honest will improve your quality of thinking and makes your blog more interesting. 

Everyone will love your content as it is authentic and genuine and your chances of the social share will increase.

3. Post content regularly  

Always try to post your content regularly and maintain your frequency. 

Post content regularly, top 20 blogging tips

The more you write, the better writer you will become. so try to divide your blog post into different segments and complete those in 2 to 3 days. In this way, you will maintain your frequency.

Google loves fresh content, so it is better to update your content regularly.


4. Build your website on a targeted topic.  

When we start a blog, we make some common mistakes by covering a wide range of topics. Instead of doing that you should focus on a single topic which will help you get targeted subscriber. 

It will also better define your blog by the search engine and you will get more page views and your bounce rate will decrease.


5. Don't copy others content  

Always try to write your own unique piece of content and avoid copying others. 

Google also doesn't promote duplicate content. You can copy any other's ideas and re-write it in your own way. It will help you to be unique and your blog post will rank higher in the search results. Because our ultimate goal should be to gain more organic traffic.


6. Avoid grammatical mistakes  

Grammatical mistakes will create a bad impression on the readers and it is bad for your on-page SEO. 

Google considers content readability and grammar as a factor for higher search ranking.

If you are not that expert in English then you can take the help of Grammarly which is a free tool to use. You can install Grammarly keyboard in your smartphone or chrome extension on your computer.

7. Keep your website design simple

Website design really matters as it is which hook your readers for a longer time on your site. Website design is important for an SEO perspective. Google bot check your website structure and markup data and rank your site according to that.

Keep your website design simple

Keep the fonts of your website easy to readable and clean. Create the same pattern of features images and make it easy for readers to navigate the different sections of your site easily.

Make sure to check your website loading speed across different platforms like desktop, mobile, and tablets and different browsers. Fast loading is another SEO factor of better ranking in search engines.


8. Mobile friendly

Website design is very much important in SEO perspective. Always makes your blog mobile friendly as most of the users on the internet use mobile devices to read blogs and articles.

Google always prefer mobile-optimized pages for better ranking in the search result.

Here are the top 10 premium mobile-friendly template for Blogger

9. create some internal and external linking.

If you want to decrease your bounce rate and give your readers some valuable reference, you should link out to other posts of your site and you can also link out to other website's articles.

Don't be scared to link out to other websites as it will increase the trust factor of your post and in addition to that, it will help in SEO.

Make sure to give external links that open in a new tab as it will not increase your bounce rate.


10. Build a perfect strategy

"A vision without a strategy remains an illusion" - Lee Bolman

If you want to achieve long term success in your blogging carrier then you should prepare a good strategy and stick to it.

For example, you want to write a blog post about any topic, create a checklist of step by step process of doing keyword research, create a proper heading and key points, create some feature image and so on and then follow it every time you publish new content.

This will help you minimize your mistake and your efficiency will increase gradually.

Here are a few things you can include in your strategy.

  1. List of topics for your upcoming posts
  2. create a content calendar like the Number of articles you will post in upcoming months
  3. List of social media platforms like Quora, Twitter, Facebook, medium, etc which you are using to promote your content.
  4. List of the Email address for Email marketing


11. Create your own blogging community

You have to create your blogging community by providing valuable content regularly. 

when someone visits your site, he should feel like your website as a community and become a part of it.

you can ask your reader to subscribe to your newsletter or join your telegram group for extra benefits. In this way, you will get recurring traffic for your blog and build a good trust among them.

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12. Always reply to comments

You can interact with your readers by replying to their content. By taking queries and feedback from readers will help you improvise your overall blogging experience.

Readers will also take interest and it will send good signals to the search engine. Most of the readers love it when their comment is replied and they will come back again to your site.

Always reply to comments

13. Take advantage of social media  

As a beginner, you will not get much traffic from search engines. You have to target social media platforms for traffic on your site.

Many bloggers do the same mistake by posting the link on different social media and do nothing. You have to target two to three social media platforms and build an audience by making good valuable content.

I prefer 3 social media platforms for getting traffic that is YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. You can also share your post on LinkedIn as it will generate more organic traffic for your site.

Also, social media traffic helps in improving your website ranking. It will give you an initial boost to your site.


14. Email marketing

Email marketing is one of the best ways to get recurring traffic from your existing subscriber base.

You can encourage your readers to subscriber to join your weekly newsletter for more valuable content like an exclusive e-book, coupon code, and other promotional offers. 

You can use several free Email marketing tools for this. I prefer convertkit for my email marketing where you get an auto broadcast, custom email, and more.


15. Ask the reader for their feedback

Always ask your reader to give their feedback in the comment section. It will build conversations and more interaction. You can also take feedback about your post or website on social media. You can also use the poll feature of telegram and twitter for taking feedback.

Try to reply to all the comments you get and keep the conversation going on. It will also send a good SEO signal to the search engine.


16. Use effective title

The title of your article plays an important role in your SEO performance. So, make your article both Reader and SEO friendly and place your important keyword in it.

Keep your title short and sweet and according to Google, it should not be more than 70 characters. So that it will display correctly in the search results and encourage your reader to click on it.

Here is an example is given below.

"How to speak in public...Even if you hate public speaking."


17. Choose the right topic  

Finding the right keyword and topic for your blog is important. The right topic depends on what your target audience is looking for.

Keyword research is essential for writing an SEO friendly blog. Because blogging is not about educating others, it is also about learning new things.

You can use tools like Ubersuggest, ahrefs, Moz, SEMRush keyword everywhere, etc for your keyword research.


18. Use the Guest posting

Use Guest posting

Guest posting is a good strategy to get Backlink from other sites. Backlink helps you increase your Site authority and you will get a good amount of referral traffic.

Make sure to write at least one guest post for other blogs in a week. High-quality backlinks send good signals to search engines and you will get the benefit over a long period of time.

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19. Review

Always review your blog post before posting. It will help you understand if the writing is reader-friendly and identify the common mistakes. 

It is better to review your post with two to three friends and take their feedback.

You can also review your post by yourself but make sure to take some gap after writing the content. If you review it in a fresh mind the probability of finding error will increase.


20. Update older content  

As you progress in blogging career your writing skills and thought process will improve.

You can optimize your older content by adding more valuable information in it. It will give you SEO benefits and help increase your website authority. 

Everyone is fighting to get their article rank in the top spot so Google will give priority to the fresh content and lower the ranking of outdated content.

So, always keep your content fresh and updated. In some cases, you need to do a full re-write of the older article.


Final thought  

Blogging is all about hard work and consistent effort will give you success. 

All the successful bloggers have gone through the ups and downs and face the challenge patiently.

All you have to follow the above blogging tips and apply them to your blog.

If you have any questions let me know in the comment section.

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