Oh why oh why oh why didn’t I read this post at the start of my blogventures!
My titles are over 140 characters long, I have been consigned to the spam bin forever for too many tags, and despite being a maths teacher, I am also Dyslexic & can’t count! Maybe I should just ‘Rip it up and start again?‘
A lot of my subscribers are fairly new bloggers (which, I suspect, is why they subscribe here – they don’t know any better).
Thank you, new subscribers, for subscribing, however misguided you may be.
Formalities over and naming no names, I have noticed some common errors on my visits to your new blogs, and I thought I would give you some tips that I wish had been given to me early on in my own blogging career:
- Use no more than ten tags, including the category. Any more than that and search engines think you are spam and put you to the bottom of the list. Good tags encourage more hits. Failing that, they garner amusing searches which you can shamelessly turn into their own posts. Or is that just me?
- Break up paragraphs. It is difficult to read one huge block of text; people don’t have time to persevere or just can’t be…
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