How To Give Your Money-Making Blog A Personal Touch
Aside from delivering high quality content, a money making blog must also be appealing to the reader. For example, if you are interested in selling
electronic gadgets, you may be inclined to create a drab little blog that simply gives a list of features for each product. Unfortunately, if readers were
going to be swayed by these lits, they would already have made their purchase at a local department store. As a general rule of thumb, the advantage
of a wider selection of merchandise online is often counteracted by poor presentation. That said, if you want to make a good impression with your
money making blog, there is nothing quite like introducing a personal element to your posts.
1) "I" is an Important Word
Many people that attend college are often told that "I" is a dirty word when it comes to academic writing. In a similar way, news journalists will seldom
write in the first person. While this may be of some use in these fields, passive voice and third person writing styles are virtually useless when it comes
to making money with a blog. When people come to your blog, they expect the following:
a). Visitors expect to be reading about the thoughts, opinions, values, and experiences of a real person.
b). Readers do not want to know about the same information that can be found in other locations. They are coming to your blog to gain a different
angle or perspective.
c). Blog readers expect you to define yourself and talk from personal experience. This is virtually impossible to accomplish if you use a passive voice.
2) Expressing Your Personality
No matter how shy or quiet you may be in real life, it is very important to let people know that you are a thinking, feeling, and rational human being. As
a blogger, you can only convey elements of your personality via content, images, and videos. If you are able to get your reader to resonate with you
emotionally, you will have a much better chance of selling the product. Even though you may have to work at presenting