We are continuing our blog post series about our guidebook – Business Blogging for Beginners which has many tips regarding blog content and writing a blog. This post is regarding Lesson 15 and is the final post in the series. Before you begin though, make sure you read lesson 14 first. Now, let’s proceed.
Welcome to another post about Business Blogging for Beginners. Here we will talk about tools that you can use to become a better writer. We have added links to the tools wherever possible. You might want to read the thirteenth lesson before you continue. With that said, it’s time for lesson fourteen. Tools to Write […]
How to Improve Your Writing “When I can’t write I read. When I can’t read I sleep. And when I can’t sleep I write.” – Jarod Kintz, Blogger Writing Critique Checklist Grammar Use a strong verb Junk Adverbs Avoid repetition of Pronouns Word choice Over used words or repetition Wrong word choice Clichés Writing Style […]
How to Avoid the Plagiarism Trap “An act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author’s work as one’s own […].” – Definition of plagiarism from Dictionary.com Why you should avoid plagiarism You could possibly harm your personal and/or company’s reputation. […]
Punctuation Take the sentence – A woman without her man is nothing. Now see the difference punctuation makes: A woman, without her man, is nothing. A woman: without her, man is nothing. “Punctuation is one of the most important aspects of written English, and yet it is one that is taken the most lightly.” – […]
Synonym Abuse A synonym is a word or phrase that means nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language. Words that are synonyms are said to be synonymous, and the state of being a synonym is called synonymy. Synonyms can be any part of speech such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs or prepositions, as long […]
GRAMMAR & PLAGIARISM Writing is a series of choices. As you work on a paper, you choose your topic, your approach, your sources, and your thesis; when it’s time to write, you have to choose the words you will use to express your ideas and decide how you will arrange those words into sentences and […]
Analyzing the Blogger – The 3 Key Metrics Blogger Vicki Teinaki says that we need to track 3 metrics in order to be a productive writer. She calls it, ‘the triangle of writing metrics‘. I analyzed this further and arrived at three possible scenarios to evaluate your blogging team if they are not performing to […]
Step 4: Pick the Right Topic “If you have a passion about the topic, then you’ll be more likely to succeed in your blogging. Don’t blog about something you don’t care about! It will only frustrate you and it will quickly die.” – Anon Focus on what you know Easy blogging – less text + […]
We continue to dissect the anatomy of a blog post.