Since Brent asked me to post 5 humorous blogging tips a while back, I’ve chosen to finally do so today, since he’s taking a break for a bit. Okay, he didn’t really ask me to submit these ideas. I asked him if I could, and he made fun of my pink shirt. Go ahead and look. It’s in the comments below his post, left at 20:29:55on July 11. Rat bastard.
After the tears dried, I picked myself up and wrote the following (below). And, I drew a flex capacitor.
Here is the wisdom I’ve gleaned from a whopping 3 months:
3) use pictures. If you’re short winded, it adds 1000 to your wordcount, and we all know Americans don’t read any more unless the book or newspaper has pictures. So if you want American readers, include pics.
4) try to use good grammar. Most of your audience will be bloggers. Most bloggers like to write. Most who like to write took several English classes and actually paid attention. If you get “it’s” and “its” confused, the blogger readers will remember you as the dumbass who confused a contraction and a possessive, not how great your content is.
5) be a team player. Join blogging communities. Read the posts. Get to know the writers. Leave some comments. Stephen King said in “On Writing” that if you don’t have time to read, you don’t have time to write. The same is true for blogging.
If you like unsolicited advice on blogging, give props to Muskrat on this funny blog!