Are you a Blogger or planning to became a blogger? Before getting into blogging, you should be aware of the common mistakes which can block you blogging carrier. Avoiding the mistake can lead toward success. So, better to leave the mistake back and walk toward success.
The following are some of the most common blogging mistakes that you should avoid.
Using Hard-to-Understand Navigation
If your readers have to consult a manual before navigating your website successfully, then something is not right. People don’t want to waste time learning how to navigate your site. Therefore, you should make it intuitive and user friendly. Easy navigation was a key consideration when building my blog.
Using More Advertising than Content
If the advertising in your blog exceeds your content, you are making a big mistake. When your readers realize this, they might not stick around for long.
Failing to Update your Site Regularly
If your website contains information which is erroneous or outdated, it will be seen as a site which no one cares about. If you don’t care about your own website, why should your readers care about it?
Asking Readers for Too Much Information
If you require readers to give personal information before accessing your information, they might lose the motivation to stay on your site to read your content.
Attempting to be too ‘Tech-Savvy’
While it is okay to embrace innovative and new technologies, these can end up causing problems for readers of your blog. If your pages are too technology or image intensive, they might put off readers instead of attracting them.
Using Automatically Loading Videos and Sounds
If you want your site to be taken seriously, you also need to take it seriously. If you want to create a positive impression with your readers, sounds and videos that play automatically should be avoided.
Using too Many Images
Images will cause your pages to load more slowly. If you want to have many images in your site, compress them into smaller sizes.
Not Paying Attention to Your Readers
You need to be aware of your reader’s needs and find ways of providing solutions. This will cause your blog to find credibility with the readers. If you are ignoring what your readers are saying, then there is no point of blogging in the first place.
Embedding Frames or too Many Tables
These things are not only messy, but they also slow down browsers. In addition, they are completely unnecessary. There are much better ways of setting up a blog.