Archive for May 4, 2013
So, you want to blog. The question that remains is what do you want to blog about? The proliferation of online articles has flourished in recent times. Everyone is looking for new and alternative articles about what matters to them. Bloggers create spheres of knowledge that encompass a full spectrum of articles called blogs that tackle any variety of subjects. One of the most popular types of blogs revolves around the news, through these articles, bloggers, can express opinions that otherwise go overlooked in current news reporting.
In blogging your first article you will want to keep your audience in mind. For the sake of this article, the blog will be about local news. As a blogger, you will want to keep abreast of what is happening in your area. Too often we gloss over the full story when it is the human aspect that interests us the most. In writing online articles, you have the freedom to tackle both sides of a situation. This allows the reader of your blog to get a more objective view. And by blogging about the entirety of the situation in question, you have not only answered any questions your reader may have, but you have gained a modicum of respect as a blogger.
By providing articles that fill in the gaps of news reporting, or just covering local news articles that are otherwise unknown, you are utilizing your blog as a public service as well. Not all blogs need to revolve around the reporting of news, however. It isn’t hard to find a blog about any number of things. Regardless of what you choose to blog about, the rules of writing online articles remains the same. Know your facts. Know where you stand and why. In too many articles the blogger loses focus on why they wrote the article in the first place. Staying focused is the second most important tip in blogging. The most important tip, this isn’t about you. You share your interests and your opinions but writing an online article isn’t writing a journal. Stay objective about the subject matter of your article.
In the end, blogging and creating articles online, isn’t something that one can put rules on, except when it comes to grammar.