Have you ever dreamed of becoming a better writer? If so, you’re just like me!
I’ve been writing different pieces of papers for many years. However, I always know that improving writing skills is a must, no matter how many years you write. Thus, one day I woke up with a brilliant idea to make a one-week experiment of honing these writing skills.
One thing I’ve learned during this experiment is that you need to do your best to succeed.
If you want to master your blog writing skills in a week, read the following information and try to get the most out of it.
Start your week with one important thing – learning the art of a perfect blog writing.
Obviously, to write a high-quality blog post, you should understand its core elements. You can surf the Internet to find this information or take a look at this handy manual about blog writing by OmniPapers.
In a nutshell, there are five basic elements every blog post should have:
Obviously, there are many other elements that every blog post should have (relevant quotes and links, tips and pieces of advice, a well-written conclusion, a call to action, and social media buttons).
Next time you write your text, check whether it has all above-mentioned elements.
If you know how to write a logical and informative blog post, that’s great. If you know how to make your content interesting, that’s even better! Dedicate your Tuesday to this question: learn how to make your texts more interesting.
Let’s call a spade a spade:
Writers try to look savvy on the web, so they use complex sentences, theoretical definitions and, therefore, their texts are too boring to read.
Unfortunately, if your readers are not scientists, they probably won’t understand your texts well.
There are 5 typical mistakes writers make:
Living in the digital era, you need to learn how to get the most out of it. Modern writers don’t know what a handwriting is (in the same way our colleagues did) as they use gadgets daily: laptops, mobile phones, and tablets. However, if you want to hone your writing skills, you need to start using helpful tools, too.
Here’s the list of the best tools for writers:
Once Eleanor Roosevelt said, “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”
If you’re good at blog writing, that’s great. However, you can always draw inspiration from other writing gurus who succeed. Thus, don’t hesitate to spend a day surfing the Internet to find the best blogs.
In fact, building relations with other blogging gurus can be beneficial to them and you. You can not only read their articles to get insights but write guest posts and ask for feedback.
Today I’m going to share my inspirational gurus with you. If you have yours, share with us!
This blogger runs his website where he shares useful tips and SEO techniques with his readers. Reading this blog, you might understand how to increase traffic to your website, find interesting content strategies, and learn the art of copywriting.
Being a professional marketer, Neil Patel helps people grow their revenue. His writing skills are high evaluated by such huge brands as Amazon, NBC, HP, and others. However, Neil shares his knowledge with readers, providing them with interesting and useful articles on content marketing from time to time.
If you read different blogs, you might notice this author. Kristi Hines loves writing so much that she helps different blogs create an outstanding content that grabs audience’s attention. Her writing style is so great that you can spend hours reading her blog posts. So, if you are ready to get inspired, you need to follow Kristi and track her works.
When it comes to boosting well-being, people crave actionable examples. Leo Babauta knows it and gives his readers catchy content only. If you want to learn something new and improve your writing style, start reading Leo’s blog.
Do you know what effective copywriting is? If no, ask James as she has been writing interesting articles for many years. As soon as you click on her blog, you can’t stop reading it. Insightful ideas, brilliant solutions, and actionable examples – that’s what you can get with James!
In short, by collaborating with great bloggers, you can learn their tricks and implement their writing style where it is possible and needed.
How many times per day do you check your social media accounts? 10, 20, or 100?
Most people use social media networks daily as it is one of the easiest ways to keep in touch with friends and relatives, share thoughts, and entertain. Nowadays social media marketing is an important marketing tool, so you’d better start using social networks for your business, too.
Here’s the kicker:
If you want to improve your writing skills, you need to get feedback. If you want to get feedback, you need to attract readers.
So, once you create social media accounts to keep in touch with your readers, you can promote your texts easily.
Top 5 ways to get the most out of using SMM (social media marketing):
When it comes to the writing process, forming writing habits is a must. Obviously, you should do your best to achieve success. If you’re ready to become a better writer, take a look at the habits listed below to understand their importance once and for all. Plus, don’t hesitate to form them.
If you think that forming writing habits is a wrong thing to do, learn from well-known writers who succeed:
As you can see, forming habits is a good thing to do. It helps you organize the writing process and, therefore, write better papers.
Well, you’re welcome to the last day of our experiment. It’s Sunday, and it’s high time to start writing your masterpiece. First of all, you’d better look through all above-mentioned tips and get ready for the writing process.
Here’s a step-by-step guide how to start writing:
Remember: if you want to hone your writing skills, you should keep all your drafts and notes. Read them from time to time, write down useful insights, and try to use them later.
When I made this experiment, my writing changed forever. I have been writing many articles since then, and now I keep on doing it with a big pleasure. Obviously, all writers need an individual approach, but some of these tips might be useful for all people who are keen on writing.
If you have your own tricks and tips about improving blog writing skills, don’t be greedy to share your ideas with us. Let’s rock the blogging world!
Emily Johnson is an academic writing expert and a blogger behind OmniPapers, a website about writing life of students and everyone who creates content for the Web. You can always find more works of hers on G+.