Blogging For Freelancer - Tips

One of the best ways to start a Freelancer business is through blogging. It is one of the easiest things to get going, this does not mean that it is the easiest to make money however. When you start a blog, don't expect to see money rolling in immediately. It will take time to build up your blog to a profit level. To let your blogging build to a more profitable level, it is a good thing to start while you are working on other Freelancer opportunities. Your blog (or blogs) will grow into a business with time and attention.
When you are blogging for profit, you'll want to pay close attention to how you present yourself in your blog. There are literally hundreds of thousands of blogs out there, and there may be several hundred blogs that are related to your topic. If your readers can't understand your blog and have trouble reading it, they'll just move on to the next one. The following tips can make your blog more user-friendly and help you gain consistent readers.
First, pay close attention to the format of your blog. Readers want to understand how your blog works right from the start. Most blogging platforms have similar formats, with links and tags on the left or right margin, and the most recent post on top. Make sure to use the links wisely. Only put links up for blogs or content that is truly related to your blog's topic. The point is to give your readers added information on your topic. Keep the list short and sweet. There is no reason to overwhelm them with links to other sites.
Background and font color is another thing you must take into careful consideration. Even though there are a lot of color choices that blogging programs offer, your best bet is to stick with dark text and a light background. A black background with white text may look more striking, but readers may not want to stay on your blog for very long. Studies have shown that the human brain processes the light background and dark text format better than with the light text and dark background. One other thing, use a solid background color instead of using a pattern or design.
Proofread your entries before you post them to your blog. There is nothing that decreases your authority in the eyes of your readers' more than bad spelling and grammar. The online world is a world of text, so take some time to learn commonly misspelled words and grammatical errors.
Keep your blog fresh and interesting by posting at least once per day. With so much information available on the Internet, your readers may go elsewhere if you aren't supplying daily content. If you aren't sure what to write about, try posting a poll, a link to another blog, comment on a news story or post of list of helpful tips. Not every post has to be long and complicated, but you do need to post something everyday.
Follow these tips to keep your blog readable to your visitors. Remember, the more visitors you get, the more your blog will grow in importance and profitability and in no time you're blog will profit you and then you can move on to create two or three more.

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