I was a bit skeptical in the beginning. I wanted to become a writer! So it made sense for me to take up a bachelors course in Fine arts and pursue my writing career. Intuition drives my art, whatever it is I do – Music, Poetry, writing; I just let my muse do the work. So, it made sense for me to wonder about how a degree in literature could ever help me in writing, and I was thinking about this Calvin and Hobbes comic I once came across – But I was proved wrong! I did however had a knack for Electronics, Robotics and Computers since I was a kid, building DIY robots in my spare time, and I went on to do a Bachelors in Electronics. But I had to come back to honing my writing skills sooner rather than later. This just happened during the vacations of my previous semester when I gathered some courage and looked up colleges offering free creative writing courses online! So here’s what I did to step up my writing abilities – I signed up for a few of those courses … [Read more...] about 10 Things Creative Writing Can Teach You About Blogging Better
Reasons in writing
Many bloggers quit blogging within six months because they either can’t maintain the consistency or they realize it’s not the get-rich-quick-scheme they thought it was. One of the major reasons for failure is because these bloggers didn’t select the right niche for their blog. They can’t drum up enough motivation to continue. They don’t have traffic, they don’t have fans, and they don’t have money. So, what do we need to get these things? What do we need to establish the usefulness of our blog? Let’s look at some essential blog features that will help you establish your authority and build a base of highly engaged readers. Blog For Adding Value Firstly, you need to blog because you love blogging. Money can be a factor, but why blog if you don’t love it? You might as well get a “traditional” job. When you enjoy what you do, you won’t have any motivation issues. You’ll love what you do, and you’ll have … [Read more...] about How To Establish Quality And Usefulness In A Blog
I’m going to share one Blog post writing tip which I usually follow when writing about any topic, reviewing any tool or when it’s not a news post. This one tip will not only make your article interesting and meaningful but will also make it actionable/doable. Not to mention, these are three important attributes of a quality article, which Google likes. One of the most common way people start writing an article/Blog post is, directly talk about the topic. For example, if you are reviewing one antivirus tool, you will start with details, description, and features. Now, this approach is not bad but again what’s the harm in making your article as desirable as your personality. Increasing the curiosity of your readers and later point them to the topic. That’s where this rule of Why, What and how comes into the picture. It triggers the action mechanism of readers, and they would love to read and follow your article. Let’s consider three simple scenarios: A … [Read more...] about Why? What? How? Rule in Writing Blog Post?
Many people say that writing articles are an easy task, and anyone can write articles. I do agree that anyone can write articles, but not everyone can write quality articles and that’s the reason few bloggers get more traffic and regular readers and few don’t. The main reason for the difference in quality articles in the way in presenting the articles and your articles must have a substance that can show your confidence about the knowledge you are sharing. Of course, no writer is perfect but while presenting article in front of your reader, you must be confident enough that your article is worth sharing. If you lack confidence while writing article, here are quick working tips to get your confidence back: Know what you are writing: Writing do need proper planning; you just can’t start writing for fun. To get confidence in what you are writing make sure you find a nice topic for your article, get knowledge about that topic, make outline of points which you want to … [Read more...] about Lacking Confidence in Writing Articles? Overcome it Now
So you have decided to take the leap and start your own business. What is your plan to execute your business idea? Few days back, I had shared some of the basics for starting your own basics. I continue taking you to the basics, because the new ways have also evolved from these. I mentioned documentation is like your oxygen mask. Whenever you feel out of breath, meaning defocussed, refer to your business plan. Here we will discuss how to write a business plan for a new business. Like always, feel free to suggest or add anything relevant. A business plan essentially means a plan of action to implement certain processes to reach a certain goal, financial or volumetric. You define everything about the business in the business plan. Products, services, sale, revenue, cost of sale, marketing, financial etc. Yes, each and everything should be documented. Office setup, operational setup, marketing plan, things you will need to run and grow your business. How do I write a simple business plan? … [Read more...] about How to Write a Business Plan for a New Business?