5 Things that Your Blog Must Have

Since I work in a content writing agency, I come across several blog posts during my research that are well-written and interesting, along with an engaging narrative. I think I won’t be wrong in saying that every blogger aims to write intriguing content for their audience. And for that to happen, a blogger must write as well read religiously. Along with regular writing, you need to understand certain technicalities and popular practices associated with content writing. All successful blogs have some standard elements that can make blog posts consistent and captivating. You can include these essential elements in your blog posts too.

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Silly Homophonic Mistakes Writers Make

I have already talked about those countless mistakes that even veteran or expert writers make in this post on grammatical mistakes and this post on some more grammatical mistakes post. In this article, I am going to bring a very interesting kind of error to light. These aren't "grammatical" errors. But when they are made, they cause blunders. Colloquially, these mistakes are called "mixing up homophones."

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How Many Keywords Should You Use for a Page?

Sometimes, search engine optimization (SEO) may seem very complicated. You need to think about your marketing strategy, backlinks, web page design, metadata, HTML, and more importantly- keywords density! Keywords are one of the only ways for search engines like Google to understand the relevance of your website. These search engines have gotten smarter by using hundreds of signals to rank the relevance of your website. So how can you use those keywords on your website? How many should you target? Should you just use multiple pages for every single keyword? Or do you just stuff the keywords all over the website? Let’s talk about the proper keyword usage and how to target them in your content to help you provide the right answers to such questions.

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The Importance of Having a Content Calendar

Content marketing can be a highly potent tool for you as a business owner to gain recognition among your target audience and build a following of leads and customers. However, you should realize that it isn't just a one-time project but a continuous, sustained process. You must ensure that regardless of the type of content you decide to use — social media posts, email newsletters, or blogs — you must frequently and continuously communicate and engage with your audiences. However, unless you happen to run a content marketing services firm yourself, creating and publishing content would only be at the periphery of your core business operations, as most of your time, attention, and resources would be directed towards delivering quality products and services. Thus, like any other non-core function, you must plan and try to automate your content marketing activities. And a content calendar should form the foundation for your content marketing plan.

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Videos are in Trend but Written Content Stays!

Video marketing is a trend that is quickly catching up with the masses thanks to different types of video making apps and video sharing platforms. Videos are quite easier for a viewer to quickly understand the information than reading a lengthy blog. Also, there are one of the best ways to engage with your audience, especially on social media. Therefore, from large businesses to social influencers, everyone is making video content and sharing them on YouTube and social media platforms. But this trend has also given rise to a major misconception that video content is enough and written content is not needed. Despite the popularity of video content, you still need written content. We have listed a few reasons why your business requires written content.

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Content Marketing is the New ‘IT’ Thing and here’s why!

As a content writer, I have come across this one phrase over and over again! The phrase that I am referring to is very common in the digital marketing industry and that is- “content is the king”. You can actually do a Google search for this phrase and find thousands of other bloggers using the very phrase time and again. But do you know why this phrase is still in vogue? BECAUSE IT’S TRUE! Content is, in fact, the ruling king and seems like it is going to be ruling for a long time until something really ground shaking comes along and de-thrones it. But do you know what makes it the king? Well, here are some stats that explain what makes content the king.

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How can businesses benefit from content marketing?

Content marketing has been around for years now. A majority of businesses are already using it to capture the much-needed attention of their audience. But there are still some businesses that are cynical about the idea of using content to sell products and promote services. This is because they are still unaware of the amazing benefits that content marketing can have on their business. Well, we plan to bridge this knowledge gap by sharing some of the amazing benefits of content marketing for your business.

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Things to consider when writing technical articles

I work as a technical writer for an organization that specializes in content marketing in India. Based on my experience of writing multiple tech and non-tech articles, I can confidently say that there are key differences between the tech and non-tech articles. One of the most significant things I learned after becoming a technical writer is that I needed to be well informed about various technologies, how these technologies work, and their applications. To write an effective technical article, you must also do what I did religiously - reading and analyzing various technical articles published by popular sources such as Techcrunch, Forbes, Business Insider, Medium, and Digital Journal. In addition to reading, you should also consider the following tips for writing interesting technical articles:

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5 things every content writer goes through

As writers, we tend to continuously go through a series of phases that impact the way we pen down our thoughts. While this may be okay when you have to simply write for yourself, but in the world of professional writing, you seldom get the chance to put down free-flowing thoughts. Most of the times, you work with a client brief and are forced to channelise your thoughts in a particular direction. And it is during such times that every content writer goes through different challenges and experiences. Here are some of the things every content writer goes through:

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Web content you need on your website

“Whether you are launching a startup or leading an established company, you must start establishing your social media presence if you haven’t already”. This quote by Richard Branson, an English business magnate, philanthropist, investor and author, clearly describes how important social media presence is in this era. Almost all the businesses are leveraging social media to help their business grow. So it is safe to assume that if you aren’t visible on the internet, you are invisible to the world.

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