Every blog post has a target audience it's written for.
Before you start writing your blog entry, think about it.
How will they best understand your message?
What do I want them to do with what I post? How do I expect them to react?
Will they have to post a comment? Do they know how to?
Remember the golden rule:
Don´t take anything for granted!!
If you don´t write it they will not infer!!!
Don´t Just List Links
Don't fall into the trap of just throwing things in for no reason.
If a certain link or video is in your blog, for sure there is a good
reason. Let your readers know why this deserves to appear in your
The material can be extremely important / interesting but if you don´t
tell your audience what to do with it, they will disregard it.
The visual appeal of your blog's content can be just as important
as the content itself.
Write your blog posts in short paragraphs (no more than 2-3
sentences is a safe rule). Use attractive images to provide
visual relief from heavy text and call your readers attention.
Most readers will skim a blog post or web page before
committing to read it.
Calling to action.
The best way to check whether your audience is there is to
call them to action.
The secret is to call them to do something that will account
for their “visit”.
The most common way is to ask them to leave a comment.
Make sure they know how to and insist they sign in with their
If you post a Padlet they can participate directly in the blog
+ Getting organized
Blog entry checklist
2. Write blog post.
3. Will I include any links?
4. Add photos, videos.
5. Check what it will look like in Preview. Make any necessary
6. Remember tags (words which help you and your audience
find posts quickly)
7. Happy with what you see? Now you can hit Publish!!!
Internet is a whole world in your computer.
If you are having any type of problems and things are not working
as you´d like them to (mind you: I´m still talking about blog
entries!) for sure someone else in this wide world has been in the
same situation, and if you are lucky and this happens to
many, some nice guy somewhere has uploaded a video or
comment explaining how to solve it.
Yes, what I´m telling you is to Google
what is going wrong.
Try to use simple words to ask the
question and most probably you´ll
get an answer!! E.g: how do I ……..?
If this doesn´t work just wait until
Tuesday and you´ll find me at York to
give you a hand!!