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29 Tips to Make your Blog Posts Better

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Did you know that a new blog post is created every half a second? That’s over 175,000 new blog posts every day. Kinda scary, right? That’s a lot of content out there for potential readers to be sifting through. So it’s only natural you want to make your posts stand out – gain the attention of readers – and keep them coming back for more. Here’s the best 29 tips I’ve learned over the years to help make your blog posts (way) better!

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How to Make your Blog Posts Way Better – 29 Tips & Tricks

1. Use images to break up your content

The stats are in and posts with images displayed throughout get 94% more views than those that don’t use photos. Not only is it more visually pleasing to the eye, but it can also spark an emotion in a read – excitement, intrigue, sympathy… and guess what? Sparking an emotion means your content is more likely to be SHARED. Meaning TRAFFIC. Meaning blogging gold.

2. Create your own infographics

Want to make information more interesting? Create an infographic. There’s a range of websites that offer this for free with premium options. Give Infogram a try.

3. Be original, be YOU!

There’s nothing more exciting for your reader than seeing something new that hasn’t been written before. To be completely honest, that’s the major reason I have neglected writing a ‘blogging tips and tricks’ post until now. Why? Everyone’s doing it. But I think it’s great, it’s time we all shared our knowledge and helped each other out. Especially new bloggers! We all started somewhere and it’s great to share our knowledge gained over the years to those starting out fresh. Hello to you!

4. Have a clean blog layout

The reader experience isn’t just in the content of the blog post alone – in  fact, that’s a small part of it. Ensure your blog is clean, minimal, and not bogged down by too much advertising. Advertising is a touchy subject for some – but if you want to monetize your blog and have a crack at blogging professionally, I say go for it! Just don’t overdo it – reader experience should always come first.

5. Forget what you learned in English class

Blogging is a complete new style of writing. Forget essays and a formal tone, just have a conversation with your readers! Use short, sharp sentences and keep your paragraphs to a minimum.

6. Have an opinion BUT…

It’s important to have an opinion and show your readers what you think/feel, but be sure never to overstep the mark. I’m talking about the difference between saying you dislike something and completely ripping it to shreds in a sense that it reads as a rant about your personal experience with the product. It’s okay not to like something, but it’s another thing to sound bratty. No one likes bratty.

7. Share your posts on social media

If you’re not sharing each of your new blog posts on social media, you’re missing out on an HUGE reader engagement. 

8. Put social shares on auto pilot

So now that you’re going to share every single article you write with readers and friends you’re gonna want to save some time, right!? Use a plugin to immediately share your content to your social platforms AND shorten the URL link. I find Jetpack’s publicise the best option. 

9. Sign up with Bloglovin’

Speaking of social shares and reaching more readers, have you signed up with Bloglovin’? This is arguably the best platform to promote your posts and reach readers interested in your content. It’s also a great way to discover new blogs – I read my favourites every day through the platform!

brooke bled slovenia

10. End with a Call to Action

Want to create a community on your blog? Create a two-way street between yourself and readers? Let them know that YOU care about THEM and what they have to say, too? Ask them! It’s as simple as leaving a “let me know your thoughts in the comments below” at the end of your post. It’s a great way to get feedback on your post and build a relationship with your readers.

Want more help? Read my book: “How to Create a Successful Blog”

11. Use LINKS

Want to make your blog post more useful and shareable? Use links. That way the reader can go off on a trail and use this information to actually get something from your post.

12. Speak Your Mind if you Really Have Something to Say

Back at #6 I mentioned to be wary of insulting others by getting too ‘ranty’. But if you’re really passionate about a topic and want to go on a full-fledge rant, go for it! Going against the grain and creating a controversial piece will spark an emotion in readers – causing a reaction and more traffic to your post. BUT just don’t say anything you’ll regret. If you’re fired up, draft the post and check it the following day – do you want that out there for the interwebs to see?

13. Your titles as your “front cover”

They say don’t judge a book by it’s cover but let’s be honest – when was the last time you DIDN’T judge an actual book by it’s cover? Think of your titles as your front cover – drawing in your readers so they want to read more. Titles that suggest your reader will gain something from reading your post or learn something new are a sure way to lure them in (then you’ve gotta come through with the goods, of course!).

14. SEO – know what it is and master it

Over time SEO becomes a natural evolution – you start to write both for your readers AND for search engines. Just be sure to keep a balance between both or you’ll get loads of new readers who won’t stick around for long and turn away all your loyal readers (which is like losing friends).

15. Make your writing Scannable

Sure, you might have something GREAT to say but the truth is not everyone has enough time in their day to read your whole post. Take a look at this blog post for example – it is laid out in a way that makes it scannable for readers. Sure, you know you will get more out of the blog post if you take the time to read the descriptions (like this one), but if you’re short on time you can flick through the headings and make some mental notes for future reference.

brooke flying

16. Not too long, not too short

I’m often asked by my friends who are starting out in blogging “how long should a blog post be?”. There’s no golden rule – but generally speaking it should be somewhere in the middle. Of course there are exceptions to the rule – some blog posts I get to the end to and keep wanting more, and some are short and sweet and cause me to think which is just enough to take away from the post.

17. When you lack motivation…

Don’t write. Wait until you feel inspired to write – that’s all I will say on the matter.

18. Read other blogs (with caution)

Blogging isn’t a competition; it’s a community. Be sure to find and follow your favourite bloggers inside AND outside your niche for inspiration and to see what is trending. But do this with caution… it’s important to remain original and prevent yourself from stealing other’s ideas. Sometimes a few words or one dot point within a blog post can inspire you to write a whole post on the matter. That’s a perfect medium.

19. Find your voice

Everyone has a different writing style so one of the most important things to master early on in your blogging career is to find your voice. But this is quite an elusive suggestion and I’m sure you’re probably thinking “Okay, Brooke… but how exactly?”. I find the best way to ‘find your voice’ is to just be yourself. Write like you’re having a conversation with whoever you picture would be reading this on the other end. Et Voila!

20. Learn from your mistakes by monitoring your stats

The only way to know what is and isn’t working is to monitor  the results and learn from your mistakes. Hopefully by now you have installed Google Analytics – but if not, get onto it right now! This is a free tool that makes it effortlessly easy to monitor the traffic on your website. You’ll soon learn which posts are popular (and those that aren’t), as well as what links your readers are clicking on and how they’re finding their way to your specific blog posts. Magic.

21. Show your Personality with Video Content

Being on video isn’t for everyone… but it’s a great way to show your personality! When I first started filming Youtube Videos they were truly horrible. I was nervous, they were bad, I was too worried about what I looked like, and again they were bad. But with time I learned just to be myself and show readers who I am – this gives them a way to connect with you and trust you/your advice. It’s okay to be nervous but you gotta start somewhere!

22. Write Lists

(Like this one!). Lists are a great way to shape your message into interesting, engaging and useful content.

23. You don’t have to learn code but…

So you want to use sub-headings, colourful fonts and quotes? You will be pleased to know you don’t need coding experience for this – there’s a whole world of plugins out there to explore! For WordPress users, here’s a great article on the most useful Plugins in 2014 (there’s heaps of these articles just a google search away).

24. Get to Know your Readers

This is such an important part of blogging that is often overlooked and I’ve left it until now to be included as a “thanks for reading this far”! Readers are the most important part of your blog – otherwise you’re just punching out words into the interwebs for no one to read! Never forget about them, engage with them, MEET them! NB: one of my favourite things from blogging has been meeting readers – I want to meet ALL of you (shout out to my Swiss readers below)!

brooke swiss readers

25. Introductions should be short and sweet

Short – sharp – straight to the point. They should introduce your readers to the topic you are blogging about, tell them what the blog post contains, and encourage them to read on for more.

26. Draft, Edit, Post, Repeat

Over time you will become so accustomed to creating great content that you will no longer need to edit your content – but to begin with this little detail can not be overlooked! Sometimes its a good idea to draft the post and edit it later or the following day – just to be sure you want to put it out there for the world to see.

27. Include Quotes and Facts

Things that might appear simple like a short quote or interesting fact are actually much more powerful than you would expect. Why? Quotes that inspire people or a fact that is interesting enough to share with another person lead people to either a) share your content or b) think about it long after they’ve read the post. This then leads to “I was reading this blog post the other day”… leading to word of mouth sharing – often even more powerful than social media sharing!

28. Go back and edit old posts

After you’ve been blogging for a while, you will all of a sudden get the urge to go back and look at your first, second, or seventh blog post. PREPARE FOR A SHOCK. But there’s no point deleting these posts that once upon a time took a lot of effort and time to create. So what should you do? Edit them! Make some minor adjustments and improve old posts that surprise, surprise! Someone will read one day.


And of course most importantly, have fun with it! Blogging should be fun if nothing else. These tips are guidelines and suggestions only – it’s a lot of information to digest so don’t try and divulge it all at once. Bookmark this page and come back to it when you feel the need – it will always be here to help and guide you!



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    Laura Kate
    March 19, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Massive fan Brooke! You’re blog and a few others inspired me to start my own and this post has been a good backbone for most of my work and really helped me get started! Great tips, so helpful.

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    Karen Farber
    January 22, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    Excellent tips Brooke! I’m saving this to my “blogging tips” board on Pinterest 😉

    January 5, 2016 at 8:57 pm

    Your 29 tips is very creative blog post it is better than conversation to your preparation in the websites.

    January 3, 2016 at 6:32 am

    Really enjoyed reading this post! Great content. Made me feel like I’m beginning to be a part of the blogging community.

    November 28, 2015 at 12:59 am

    Absolutely wonderful article! So very helpful. I started a blog just under a month ago (I’ve been freelance writing for about 2 years though) and this article is definitely going to help me. I have set a mission for myself to research things like this, make a list, and really ‘let loose’ next month.

    Jennifer Martin
    September 1, 2015 at 8:29 am

    Brooke, I have been an avid Instagram fan since 2013, and now trying to play catch up to your brilliant articles. You are an inspiration to me as an up-and-coming blogger. Thanks for staying optimistic!

    Jenny (USA)

    Gosia Mrugala
    August 15, 2015 at 5:34 am

    These tips are SUPER helpful! Thank you for sharing!

    Daniela Frendo @ Grumpy Camel
    August 10, 2015 at 10:59 pm

    Thanks for these helpful tips! I had never heard of Blogluvin before reading this – will check it out!

    Elena Milani
    July 20, 2015 at 2:35 am

    You have inspired me with this post,
    thank you so much!

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    May 27, 2015 at 7:49 am

    Very nice blog! We would love to know more about your ideas. At our hotel we receive lots of travel adventurous moms and we need to improve that. We think you should keep up with those advises !

    Walter Pinem
    April 13, 2015 at 11:21 am

    create an infographic seems good since there are a lot of free web-based services out there. overall you did great tips for a newbie like me. cheers 😀

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    Pauline @workingtheworld
    April 2, 2015 at 1:10 am

    Thank you for the tips!
    What kind of equipment do you use for your videos? I would like to start doing some, but besides my Iphone camera, i have nothing else!!

    March 19, 2015 at 11:03 am

    Really helpful tips, I started my blog a month ago!
    I can really use some help from pro’s 😉

    Are you still traveling solo ?
    I will start my first solo travel soon I’m so exited 🙂

    thank you Brooke!

    Happy travels

    January 26, 2015 at 8:14 am

    Thank you so much for sharing your tips! I have only recently started blogging about Paris life and cooking and I love it! So helpful!

    Ovais Mirza
    November 22, 2014 at 12:56 am

    Those tips are really great. I appreciate the efforts you are putting to make your blog posts extremely helpful for its readers.

    Ovais Mirza

    Anne Krietlow
    November 20, 2014 at 11:10 am

    Thank you so much for this post. You’ve given me a lot to think about. I am currently in the stage of writing posts that I will probably one day come back and be embarrassed of and edit. I’m really wanting to take a photography course and I think that with as many ideas as I’m excited to share I need to sit back and think about taking my time when writing and think a little more about quality than just the pure excitement of hitting publish. Oh, and I read you on Pinterest all the time and am so inspired by your writing. Thank you for so much good reading.

    Shumi Perhiniak
    November 20, 2014 at 2:43 am

    Thank you for taking the time to write all those useful tips, I know it must have been time-consuming. I am just starting out and this post has been very helpful.

    November 18, 2014 at 3:25 am

    This is a great list! It was really helpful and detailed. Blogging should be fun and exciting as well.

    Laina Turner
    November 12, 2014 at 2:19 am

    Great tips. Thanks for sharing.

    October 19, 2014 at 9:32 am

    FANTASTIC POST!! I’m completely new to the blogging world but the idea of it as a community and not a competition is really important for everyone to know and understand. Great tips 🙂

    October 16, 2014 at 6:16 am

    This was super informative and loved the little advice! 🙂

    October 11, 2014 at 7:44 pm

    This is so useful thank you for sharing x

    I have it bookmarked and pinned for whenever I feel a bit lost in this blogging world 🙂

    Hope you’re having a lovely day!

    Tess xx

    October 10, 2014 at 2:25 am

    Your blog is the #1 blog I read. It’s my most favorite of all the ones I read. And…I didn’t know you had a Youtube channel!!!!??? I inmediately went over and suscribed!!!

    October 6, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    I loved this article. I am the administrator of my mom’s new blog. I will be sure to pass these tips onto her!

    October 6, 2014 at 3:28 am

    These are great tips. Thanks for this list!

    October 4, 2014 at 10:51 pm

    Thank you so much for these tips! I’m feeling motivated to improve my content now 🙂

    October 4, 2014 at 11:34 am

    This is a very detailed and informative post. Thanks so much for sharing.

    Emily McAllister
    October 3, 2014 at 11:14 am

    This is fabulous! I am super new to the blogging game. I love the idea of this being a community rather than a competition. (That is how I choose to view it, anyway). I am still learning how to navigate bloglovin’, and how to connect with other bloggers. Any tips on that? 😉 Again, thanks for such a great post!

    xo, Emily

    Estou Saindo de Casa
    October 1, 2014 at 2:35 am

    thaaaanks for great tips!!!!
    this is a huge help dear

    Christine King
    September 30, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    I have read Brooke’s tips over and over again. Thanks again Brooke. Great advice.

    September 30, 2014 at 7:17 am

    I’m always looking for ways to improve my blog so thanks so much for these great tips! Have an awesome day 🙂

    September 30, 2014 at 6:42 am

    This was such a helpful post…thank you!!!

    September 30, 2014 at 5:38 am

    Thanks for these tips Brooke! I’ve been blogging for awhile but still not 100% sure of everything, this article was a great way to get re-inspired. Love seeing all your photos and blog posts about your travels. xx from Zürich, Switzerland!

    The Queen of Dreaming
    September 30, 2014 at 12:48 am

    Supergreat post! Thanks!! 🙂

    September 29, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    Thanks a lot!:)

    September 29, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    This is such useful and simple advice for bloggers everywhere! I am pleased to say I have already followed most of these points which means I must be going right somewhere! I love your website, you’re an inspiration :).

    September 29, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    Great insights! I am new to blogging and I learned a lot from this.

    genevieve @ gratitude & greens
    September 29, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    Thanks for all these great tips! I try to do most of these things, but sometimes I forget/get a little lazy. To fix the forgetful/lazy problem, I recently bought myself a notebook specifically for my blog to keep track of posts I want to go back and edit, topics I plan on writing on, and tips like the ones you share in this post. Thanks again for the tips!

    Lori / Adventures of a Sick Chick
    September 29, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    Some great ideas and reminders! Bookmarking this for sure!

    September 29, 2014 at 5:26 am

    For 17, when I’m feeling unmotivated, I like to read others’ works, listen to music, look at art — basically look at others’ creative endeavors which will eventually give me some inspiration.

    September 29, 2014 at 4:58 am

    Thank you so much for sharing these tips I just started my blog and these tips will and are surely coming in handy.

    September 29, 2014 at 3:02 am

    Sounds advice when you’re lacking motivation… always thought I should push through it but now I won’t! Thanks!

    September 29, 2014 at 1:56 am

    Thanks for sharing the tips! x

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    Robin @Rooms Revamped Interior Design
    September 29, 2014 at 1:25 am

    Great to read this morning as I am still learning how to write my blog.
    I will go back and reread the old blogs and edit them.
    Thanks for your 29 tips!

    September 29, 2014 at 1:24 am

    Super tips – thank you 🙂

    Tip number 24 – meet your followers – I will make a VIP workshop for 4 of my followers. So they can have a lot of free tips from me and I can learn from them which problems/challenges they have in their life. Very useful information for my business I think.

    Have a great day 🙂

    September 29, 2014 at 12:51 am

    What a great post. I think the same 🙂

    Nikka Shem
    September 29, 2014 at 12:08 am

    You inspired me! Thanks for sharing great tips.

    Surajit Sarkar
    September 28, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Hello Brooke,

    It’s great to read your post. I am about to start my very personal blog. I think, your posts will be at the TOP of my reading list. Thanks.


    Victoria Williams Grahan
    September 28, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    So helpful. Thanks for sharing!

    September 28, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    Really great post and these are such helpful tips, thank you. Looking forward to watching some of your videos too 🙂

    Miles of Happiness
    September 28, 2014 at 11:02 am

    I really love your blog. It’s a pleasure to read you everyday !

    September 28, 2014 at 3:39 am

    I would want to keep this comment very short for I am already watching you on Youtube and I’m too excited to wait.
    Thanks for sharing this post. The point about not writing when you don’t feel like… I really needed someone to tell me that. 😀

    Penny Hanuszak
    September 28, 2014 at 2:37 am

    I love all your tips, especially the last one. I want to enjoy sharing my creativity via my blog and have people come back for more. I certainly can put several of these tips to use right now! Thanks so much for taking the time to write this most elevating post!

    Ashley @ A Lady Goes West
    September 28, 2014 at 1:02 am

    Hi Brooke,
    I just discovered your blog via Bloglovin’. I’ve read a ton of these blogging how-to lists and your’s is definitely one of the best. I’d actually never thought of going back to edit my old posts, but that’s a good idea. And as far as infographics, that’s a new program suggestion for me. So thanks for this. And most of all, I love the name, theme and idea behind your wanderlusting. Keep at it! Excited to be a new reader. Happy Saturday!

    September 27, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    My hardest thing is thinking i have done a really good post and then hardly anyone reading it, I’m trying to get it noticed but at the moment that seems to be the struggling point for me! Any tips?
    Danielle xx

    Aly Bubbles
    September 26, 2014 at 7:13 am

    These are great tips, Brooke! Just now, I was working on making my blog more visually appealing. I’ve signed up for Bloglovin’ and I’m going to try to include more sub-headings, lists, and images into my posts 🙂

    September 26, 2014 at 6:43 am

    Regarding #5, I agree with Julie. Some readers won’t keep reading if the writer doesn’t know the difference between it’s and its or if the writer writes “me and my boyfriend”… If you are going to write and publish, you should use proper grammar in your native language. People may learn from what you write, and if you use bad English, you are spreading bad English.

    Cat (Cittie)
    September 26, 2014 at 6:10 am

    Thank you for this post, it is very helpful. I’ve been doing a lot of these things but I also got a few new ideas too.

    September 26, 2014 at 5:49 am

    Thanks for the tips! I think this will be really usefull.

    September 26, 2014 at 4:25 am

    These are amazing tips! You’ve definitely helped this novice!

    Lauren Hughes
    September 23, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    Great post, thanks for the tips xo

    Amanda @ Living in Another Language
    September 23, 2014 at 7:45 am

    Great post Brooke! Clearly blogging gold. 🙂 There are so many posts about ‘Blogging 101,’ but I think you hit the nail on the head with this one!

  • awanderlustblog@OUTLOOK.COM'
    September 23, 2014 at 4:38 am

    love these thanks! i hope people read and enjoy my travel and lifestyle blog, but it’s sometimes hard to know!

    Jesse Owen
    September 22, 2014 at 10:40 pm

    Brilliant post and very well thought out – I’m glad you included the have fun tip! 😀

    Oksana | Drink Tea & Travel
    September 22, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    Great tips! Thanks for sharing, Brooke! Video is the one that keeps coming up in many blogger tips I read, but it’s a tough one to get into. Any advice on improving video skills? Simple practice makes perfect or did you find any useful sites/books that helped you along the way?

    Best holiday destinations
    September 22, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    nice pics!! it seems to be fun. thanks for sharing nice views.

    Christine King
    September 22, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    Thanks for the fantastic tips Brooke. Some really good advise. Really appreciate you sharing them. Thanks and safe travels.

    September 22, 2014 at 6:13 am

    Awesome tips Brooke! Will def have to go back and edit some of my old posts! xx

    September 22, 2014 at 6:01 am

    Thanks for the tips! It’s definitely appreciated. I especially like no 28 – I totally understand that feeling of cringing while reading old posts.

    Keep up the great posts 🙂

    September 22, 2014 at 5:40 am

    Hello, I have just started blogging too, so thank you very much for this post, it really helps! Can you share some of your favorite blogs someday?

    September 22, 2014 at 4:14 am

    This was really great advice, I tend not to blog if I’m not inspired, otherwise it becomes a chore rather than a fun creative outlet 🙂
    – Grace

    September 22, 2014 at 4:01 am

    This was great and so much help! I’ll definitely use some of these tips in the future for my blog xo

    September 22, 2014 at 1:40 am

    Ahh those are great tips! Thanks a lot for sharing:)

    September 22, 2014 at 12:48 am

    Thanks for sharing! I need to work on my infographics, thanks for the tool recommendations.


    September 22, 2014 at 12:38 am

    Thank you so much for this post Brooke! I started my blog a couple months ago and have been wondering how to get more of a following. These tips will really help me out.
    Your blog is my favourite to follow!
    Thanks again and happy travels 🙂
    Alexandra x

    • worldofwanderlust
      September 22, 2014 at 1:01 am

      Aww thanks Alex – really appreciate it 🙂 good luck and I will be posting more helpful posts like these soon but not here, on – this post is a taste tester to see if people like these kinds of posts and would like more! x

    September 22, 2014 at 12:11 am

    Hey there, great post. Always helpful to hear tips and tricks for blogging. Such a massive fan of your blog, you make me want to explore every corner of the world! Would love to hear your thoughts on my blog – – whenever and if you have the time. Diana

    • worldofwanderlust
      September 22, 2014 at 1:00 am

      Thanks Diana 🙂 I love what I see! You may notice from my instagram feed that I’m a BIG fan of colours – so I love it 🙂

    September 21, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    All those tips are so helpful! I loved #5 and #27. I’ve recently come across this whole world of blogging and it is so wonderful and exciting. Your blog is specially well done and beautiful, I adore it!
    With love,

    • worldofwanderlust
      September 22, 2014 at 1:02 am

      Thanks Vera – meeting new people from all around the world is my favourite part! Big love! xx

    September 21, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    Thanks for sharing, i just try learning canva

    September 21, 2014 at 9:19 pm

    Couldn’t agree more!

    September 21, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    Loved this! I’ve just started blogging and I’m loving it so far! I can’t wait to get my blog out there to more readers and find more amazing blogs in this community!

    September 21, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    This so helpful! I absolutely love your blog!!! I have noticed that you haven’t updated you youtube sight. please update!!!
    Monique xx

    • worldofwanderlust
      September 22, 2014 at 1:03 am

      I will update youtube very soon! Just working on some other projects at the moment – but I will come back soon i promise!! 🙂

    September 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    This has been one of the most helpful beginner blogging guides I’ve read. While the technical aspect of blogging is important, you shared those small bits of information that most people leave out.

    New bloggers can easily create a website with all of the plugins out there. It’s the posts that we need more help with.

    Thanks for all the advice.

    Kaelene @Unlocking Kiki
    September 21, 2014 at 6:40 pm

    Such great tips! Blogging really is all about community, thanks for sharing your tips.

    September 21, 2014 at 5:25 pm

    Great tips, just what I needed right now 🙂 Ive read a couple of these post now and I have to say this is the best one!

    September 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    Great list Brooke!

    September 21, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Thanks for all the helpful tips Brooke

    Kei Villanueva
    September 21, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    this is a huge help dear.
    thank you!

    Ms. Kei

    Lauren @ Kale and Cookie Dough
    September 21, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    Thanks for all the great tips! I am a new blogger and I am always looking for new tips and tricks!


    Kate @
    September 21, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    This is a great list, thanks for posting it! I would say this is the most thorough and helpful list I’ve seen, so I would say that this post IS original and new, even though you say everyone is writing tips about blogging.

    *goes back to edit the first posts and tries not to cringe*

    Luc @ Skeeter and Scout
    September 21, 2014 at 11:04 am

    Great tips hun. I agree with them all and think you covered the lot – not sure I could add in anything else expect for 2 way communication via social and IRL. Engagement stats within communities are boosted with 2 way conversation. Also, communicating to and not at on social media is a big trigger for further engagement (especially with FBs changed algorithms etc)

    L x

    Sarah D
    September 21, 2014 at 10:20 am

    This is a very comprehensive list, better than I’ve ever seen around the blogosphere. love it!

    September 21, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Regarding #5…. Grammar and spelling are still important!

    September 21, 2014 at 9:25 am

    The timing of this post is perfect! I recently started a new blog and this is exactly the kind of help I was looking for, thank you Brooke!
    Happy travels

    September 21, 2014 at 9:11 am

    Such a helpful post; I had no idea about info graph or jetpack (I’ve used ITTT which allows you to create “recipes” to automate stuff) and they both look like great tools.

    Oh, and I totally agree about 6 and 12. I usually try to keep my opinions to a minimum, but there are times I really have something to say (like today, after the 100th person asked me “when I was going to get married” if I’m traveling for a year). To make sure I don’t go overboard, I write my post, let it sit an hour and have a cup of tea, and then cut a majority of it and save it in a diary. Much better filter that way 🙂

    Thanks for sharing you’re the best!!

    xx Taylor

    Betty J. Ogburn
    September 21, 2014 at 8:20 am

    …EXACTLY!!…Besides the fact that I find writing fun, the sense of community/camaraderie you find in the blogosphere is a horse of a different color!!…

    By the way, since you’re coming to Spain this year, you should stop by Zaragoza–you could end up doing #24 again, ;-)…

    Best wishes,
    Betty J. Ogburn (The Pumpkin’s Head)