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Q&A For starting a blog, is a niche blog or general/misc content better?

I am thinking of starting a blog and wondering how I should approach it. Is it better to have a niche blog or is general/miscellaneous content fine?

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by yashikaissrani‭  ·  last activity 11d ago by Strider‭

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Q&A Will it help you to get published if you have a lot of followers of your writing?

Background To be honest, I really didn't know how to title this question. Anyway, the background. I was sitting around in front of the plan for the second book of my trilogy. Woohoo! I finished th...

3 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by desbest‭

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Q&A Blog Timeline for mini stories

Does anyone know of any blog tools that incorporate a timeline? What I'm essentially wanting to do is write little short mini stories about my life, but on each blog entry I'd want a timeline to ap...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by codemann8‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Choice of words on writing

Novice on writing here, except few academic reports. I've got an idea to write a blog about my travel experiences, Although I speak Queen's English, I wish to write this blog for anyone interested...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Vishwa‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Secespitus‭

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Q&A What can I ask my readers to help me and how?

I have a growing non-fiction blog about challenging existing dogmas in my culture, and it has been attracting a good amount of readers. However its growth is still not optimal, as they just read or...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Ooker‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Attributing a single source in a blog post

Let's say you're writing a blog post based on a single source, like a podcast. You use several quotes from the podcast for the post. Is it necessary to cite the single podcast source every time yo...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Paula Last‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Allowing people to edit/proofcheck my posts on wordpress.com

I have a frequent issue of publishing posts on my blog that contain basic typos, which can be quite embarrassing for an otherwise well written post. On Stack Exchange, other users have the privil...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by dwjohnston‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Should blog posts be reformatted to past tense after an event?

A writer is doing blog coverage of an event which is time sensitive (happens annually). The writer uses present tense for the coverage posts. Should the writer go back and reformat the old posts ...

1 answer  ·  posted 9y ago by Sean Patterson‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I embrace or avoid memes(pictures) when blogging?

I write on a fairly low traffic blog. One thing I've been seeing some of around the internet are blog posts which use meme pictures(example picture. It seems like an interesting approach to me. I'm...

1 answer  ·  posted 10y ago by Earlz‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A "Lacking meat", "Content-free", and poor defense-development. Please critique my work [closed]

After releasing my first blogging article I received some less-than-stellar reviews citing that I "managed to write a blog post that hypes up your proposed solution to "hacking" TV...then don't eve...

1 answer  ·  posted 10y ago by Maniacal Science‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I use my blog as a platform for practice and improvement?

I've recently followed the advice of our very own Jeff Atwood and started a blog site in order to become a better writer and communicator. My goal is to improve my skill at technical writing and b...

2 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by glitch‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Ideal blog post size and frequency

Especially when you consider pro-blogging, or blogging with a definite aim and niche, what is the ideal word count to stick around for your average article, and how often is it a good compromise to...

3 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by Vic Goldfeld‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What can I write to improve reader participation at this blog?

I work for a costume company that has a company blog intended to inspire costuming and general ideas. We focus on Halloween sales, but we also have Renaissance and Oktoberfest themed costumes that...

2 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by Lindsey Lewis‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Formatting blog posts like the pros

I am new to writing. I have seen Jeff Atwood's blog and I am really impressed how he writes. I have seen a similar manner on wordpress docs too. I am still confused with some issues while writing. ...

2 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by fuddin‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Mixing topics in a blog

I was reading this Jakob Nielsen Alertbox about the top 10 weblog design mistakes. Mistake #8 was: Mixing Topics If you publish on many different topics, you're less likely to attract ...

2 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by melhosseiny‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Should one blog in a few languages?

Greetings. I've been blogging for a while now and I do it in Russian. But, some of my English-speaking... AHEM "Internet-friends" are unable to read my personal blog, 'cause they're just not famili...

4 answers  ·  posted 12y ago by Alexey Shatygin‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Do I need to convey a moral for each of my blog posts?

I'm thinking of starting a blog. I'm confused about whether giving a moral in each blog post is a good idea or not. Will it sound like a lecture to my readers? Will they see it as monotonous and ev...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Prasad_Joshi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Should an author include user-interactive sections in his website?

Related questions: Should an author have one website or two? As an new author, how important is to have a personal website? Pros and Cons: A blog to get feedback A possible duplicate of, even i...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Liquid‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do you get over the fear of exposing yourself in writing?

I really feel like writing, in all its forms, is a very nice way to express myself especially since I'm an introvert, but I'm afraid people would know how I think and know my thinking process and l...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Yostina‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Pros and Cons: A blog to get feedback

As a creative writer in my free time, I sometime suffer from a lack of feedback. To get some impressions on what I've written, I either have to ask my girlfriend (who acts as a sort of beta-reader)...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Liquid‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What should be the ideal length of sentences in a blog post for ease of reading?

I have heard many times that you should always keep the sentence length to the minimum as possible, as it makes reading easy, fast and more important understandable to readers. I'm wondering: What...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Prasad_Joshi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it advisable to write a teaser for your blog posts?

I have seen many blog post authors who tend to write a short teaser to present to the reader and keep them keen on reading more about the topic. Some bloggers tend to write a teaser with respect to...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Prasad_Joshi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to collect scattered ideas on various topics in to a blog post/ writing article?

I try to write on various Q&amp;A sites, but now I am thinking about having my own blog website. The main thing is that I don't know exactly what my niche topics would be for blogs. I write on vari...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Prasad_Joshi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What language should I write my programming blog post in? [closed]

My background I'm a native French speaker and a software engineer, I studied in French and grew up speaking French. My Question is: which language should I use for my technical blog posts? On o...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Espoir Murhabazi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I add new information to a company blog at the beginning or at the end of the article?

I'm writing a company blog and want to update one of our recent posts about our product's feature. Should I add 2-3 paragraphs of update at the beginning or at the end of the post? Great exa...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Oksi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to increase my readers base for my blog?

I recently started writing a blog. It's about many things: travel, food, my perspectives, photography, comics, movies and whatever thing I feel about writing. I'm using a WordPress blog. Since I'm ...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Vishwa‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What´s the best path to writing a blog about technology?

I've been reading a book about how to write from the really ground up, but this book doesn't teach how to compound a chapter. I wanna write for my own blog, but I wanna do it by posting chapters. W...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by helmet19802‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I write a companion book/blog?

As a spinoff to this question: Incorporating research and background: How much is too much? I'm writing a middle-grade fantasy novel with a historical fiction component based in Ancient Egypt. I'm...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Cyn‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I encourage conversation on my blog posts?

I have written for years on my site about cycle touring, adventure, and gear reviews, but I'm aware that I may have put off my audience by starting off writing about these things, then losing my fo...

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Andrew Welch‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A When blogging recipes, how can I support both readers who want the narrative/journey and ones who want the printer-friendly recipe?

Increasingly often, if you Google for a recipe your search results will be full of long, image-rich blog posts that, somewhere in there, have the actual recipe you were looking for. Many of these ...

6 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How long is too long for a blog post?

I'm at the very beginning of a blog post for Worldbuilding Stack Exchange's blog, Universe Factory, written in conjunction with an answer to a question on Worldbuilding. It's going to about astrono...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What's the proper etiquette/format for updating a blog post?

I've been doing websites for 16 years, but am new to writing a blog. Websites pages change all the time, but it seems to me that blog posts are relatively static once they've been posted. If I wan...

3 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by Ralph Lavelle‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How large should photos on my blog be?

I sometimes post photos on my blog, like when I'm blogging about food. I've been shrinking the huge pictures my phone takes down to a size that fits more reasonably in a browser window -- my brows...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Maintaining readers over time with serialized fiction?

I am one of several authors on a fairly new shared blog. The blog has a mix of serialized and one-shot posts. Because it's a new blog (2.5 months, ~30 posts so far), there is quite a variety of p...

0 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I cite or give credit to a statistic on a website?

I'm not even sure if I need to since I often see statistics on website and blog posts without a source. Do I need to? And how should I do it? From what I've seen when the source is mentioned, peop...

3 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by userrandomnums‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is Blogging considered a form of creative writing?

I have seen most personal blogs where the blog author's writing style is undisciplined and mostly inspiration-driven; that is, the author doesn't care too much for grammar and usually writes in a p...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by Danyal Zia‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A becoming better blogger when I write about diverse topics

I often tend to treat my blog as my diary and thereby end up having a mix up personal and general blogs on my site. I understand that it does not attract readers - a mixed bag of one liner and arti...

1 answer  ·  posted 9y ago by ND_27‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What are the challenges of converting blog content to a publishable work?

I have been actively participating in the "blogging world" and have developed a substantial portfolio of 25-75 word "rants" on a variety of topics related to my specialty. I would like to know ho...

1 answer  ·  posted 11y ago by Joseph Barisonzi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to balance a blog post that is neither too detailed nor too surface level?

While writing blog post mostly on technical articles, I often come to dilema that does my post is too detailed for reader eventually they will skip further reading due to complexity or is it too s...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Prasad_Joshi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is a self expression article called?

I've been blogging for a while and I only write my thoughts and opinions on topics such as world peace, social matters, art &amp; culture, and various other topics. I want to make a living writing ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Yostina‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to Write SEO friendly blog posts

How can I write blog posts that are SEO (search engine optimization) friendly? I know there is lots of content available out there, but I want to know how to start writing the post as SEO friendly.

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Prasad_Joshi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A "[x] minutes to read?" How do they calculate that?

I've noticed a lot of platforms (blogs and such) list how long they estimate for a specific essay/post/article to take for the average reader. How is this calculated? I always read fast, so I c...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by April Salutes Monica C.‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is there any checklist for blog post before publishing it?

The Context: I often write through a blog platform. However, sometimes I feel that the content is too long and deep and sometimes I feel the content is written only on a surface-level about a topic...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Prasad_Joshi‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Registering copyright as a "folio?"

I was listening to an older episode (2012) of "The Audacity to Podcast", where the host is talking with a copyright/IP Lawyer: https://theaudacitytopodcast.com/tap077-copyright-laws-for-bloggers-an...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by April Salutes Monica C.‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I go from 300 unfinished/half written blog posts, to published posts?

Goal: To publish a blogpost 2 times/month (from once in 4 months) Currently: 300 blog posts in drafts/unfinished. I even have three 20k word unfinished novellas gathering dust. (Over 5 years of ca...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by thedancingqueen‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Organizing categories and tags for a writing blog

I've started a writing blog (specifically for research and other information about my novel in progress) with Wordpress and am having a very difficult time with categorization. In other blogs I've...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Cyn‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What exactly is the difference between Wordpress.org and Wordpress.com and what should be used for self publishing?

I recently came to know that wordpress.com and wordpress.org are two different platforms for publishing. But despite browsing on various links I am not able to fully understand the actual differenc...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Karan Desai‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Referencing a blog post in text?

I'm writing a book, and in the appendix I explain many of my inspirations. I reference many books like so: This part was inspired by John Smith's famous book Famous Book. However, I realized ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by user30963‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Which is the best place to write a diary? [closed]

Which internet platforms can be used to write something like a diary? I am writing on blogger.com, and write at all because: I really enjoy writing, since I can do this for hours I like to quick...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by nayc‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do you handle editors who materially change your writing after publication?

I'm a staff writer on a site that puts lots of emphasis on SEO. To that end, they have an SEO editor come back in to our posts after publication. The editor changes things like the abstract of th...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Morgan Meredith‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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