Why Blogging Should be the Hub of Your Social Media Efforts January 21, 2010 Will Davis [email_address] 410.925.6626 twitter.com/willdavis / Mike Sweeney [email_address] 703.935.1496 twitter.com/mjsweeney /
Common Blogging Objections “ This is going to require a lot of time and resources.” “ Our legal department has hangups with blogging.” “ We don’t have enough to say.” “ We don’t want to take away valuable employees from their primary roles.” “ We’re afraid of opening ourselves up to complaints and criticism.” “ We’re not great at conversational marketing.” “ It’s going to be hard to measure.”
How To Write a Good Blog Post #1 Put your audience (the reader) first. #2 Organize your thoughts before writing. #3 Use short paragraphs. #4 Use short sentences. #5 Use simple words.
How To Write a Good Blog Post #6 Be specific. #7 Write in a conversational style. #8 Tell stories. #9 Be clear. #10 Write well. Be interesting.