If you run a blog, there is a good chance you want to know how to make your blog better. Even if you’re seeing success and traffic right now, it can’t hurt to have more, right? Well, sometimes advice and help come from places you least expect it. There are many unlikely sources for blogging that you probably overlook every day. Here are six awesome tips for blogging from unlikely sources.
6 Awesome Tips for Blogging from Unlikely Sources
Your Children: If you write in a parenting niche then perhaps you’ve thought about using your kids as inspiration for your blog but otherwise, the idea may not have occurred to you. The thing is, your children can be more than just an inspiration; they can offer valuable tips for blogging that you may never have thought of before.
Family Wisdom: Along the same vein of taking lessons from your children, old family wisdom can also be a great tool in helping you become a better blogger. What is something your grandmother always used to say or a lesson your family has passed down for generations? How might you apply this lesson to your blog to make it better or to the act of blogging to make that better?
Clients: Your own clients and customers can be a very helpful took at improving your blogging. You could do a poll and ask them specific questions which can help you create blog topics they will enjoy. You can watch their activity and interests to help you build blog ideas. There are many different ways you can use your current clients to give you more tips on better blogging.
Your Blog Stats: Okay, maybe this one isn’t so unlikely since you expect to use blog stats to help you learn valuable information about your blog. There is a lot of info in that analytics, so much so that if you’re not really in the know about such things, you might not even be able to sort it all out. That said, one statistic you should be looking at is your traffic source. When you see where people are finding you online and how you are getting readers to your blog, it will be very valuable to continuing to get more readers and keep those same readers interested in what you have to say.
Motivational Quotes: Why do people respond so well to motivational quotes? What is it about a quote that really reaches in and touches a person? If you can understand this, you can see the true power of the written word and you can also apply this to your blog posts. Maybe you never realized it before but those motivational quotes are a major tip on how to improve your blog.
Your Haters: So maybe “haters” is a strong word. Maybe you don’t really blog about anything controversial enough to elicit hate but there is a high chance you’ve gotten some negative feedback at some point. You might be channeling your inner T. Swift and trying to shake it off but there is actually some valuable lessons to be learned.
Are there any tips for blogging you would add to this list? What is your most unexpected source for a blogging tip?