Newbie Blogger Blunders to Avoid
You're a new blogger, bursting with energy and excitement. You're sure your new blog will inspire myriad comments and countless social shares. But even though you've published a few posts, your blog isn't getting any comments or shares at all. What are you doing wrong?
Perhaps you're making some of the typical newbie blogger blunders that Danny Brown writes about on his blog in a post titled "12 Common Mistakes New Bloggers Make."
Copying a rock star blogger's style. Inspired by popular bloggers, many rookies end up imitating their heroes—and doing a poor job of it. "Perhaps the biggest mistake new bloggers make is to want to be someone else," laments Brown. "But the other bloggers you want to be like already have that audience—so be you..."
Neglecting to create a logo. Your logo is like a welcome sign. It gives visitors a glimpse of who you are or what your business is about. But newbie bloggers often forgo a logo or don't go beyond generic ones that the blog platforms provide. Take the time to create a custom logo to make yourself stand out.
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