You do not need to be a professional writer to be an effective blogger. In fact, I think that “professional” writing can actually inhibit the conversational style of blogging. I recommend blogging more like you are actually talking to someone.
However, there are definitely ways to IMPROVE your writing/blogging skills (beyond spell check) … ways to make your readers coming back for more, more, more.
Have you been reading ProBlogger? I hope so. If not, go do it now. And put it in your RSS or Google feed reader.
ProBlogger is one of my all-time favorite Blog Toolboxes. Every time I open up my feed reader, I find a new little gem from Darren Rowse. Darren is an excellent blogger, packed full of excellent advice. How he has all that information in his head is something I will never figure out…
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Anyway, Darren of ProBlogger just posted a “killer” post on how to improve your writing skills:
5 Killer Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills Right Now
Like everything else he writes, this is a Must Read, for anyone in any stage of blogging.
Also … Check Out Pro Bloggers Blogging for Beginners series.
Posted By: Mariana Wagner – Keller Williams Colorado Springs Real Estate Agent – Coach – Trainer – Realtor®