Are you having trouble writing quality blog posts? Or do you just want to do better? We’ve all been there. Lots of us struggled in the beginning or even when learning the ropes. But the good news is, there are lots of online learning tools out there that you can check out!
In the world of blog writing, there’s so much more behind each publish post than what people see. The most basic is correct grammar and word usage. But You also have to make sure that your posts reach as many readers as possible.
Here are five blog writing resources that will help convert your behind-the-scenes efforts to a polished blog masterpiece:
If English isn’t your first language and you want to learn enough to confidently write in English, then Preply is for you. Each professional English teacher at preply.com has his specialty and most of them are bilingual.
My favorite thing about their site is you’re not assigned a tutor at random. With their simple and easy-to-use search bar, you can narrow down the number of profiles and find one that best suits your budget and your availability.
No matter how bad you think you are in English, Preply can help you fully express yourself in English.
Now that you have nailed basically everything you need to write a blog post in English, the next thing is improving your vocabulary.
Vocabulary.com makes it very easy for you to master new words through learning games, proving that online learning tools can be fun too.
You can even create your own vocab quiz only with words that are relevant to your blog. Just copy and paste the words into the text box at their homepage, and you’re good to go.
Even native English speakers aren’t immune from wrong word usage, so good thing we have for Common Errors.
It’s one of the most comprehensive lists of you guessed it, common word use errors. To know how to use a specific word correctly, just click on the link. You’ll also see why that’s the right use.
Just like great blog writing resources, all information is arranged in a particular way. In this case, it’s alphabetically. This tool will get you a step closer to a publish-ready output.
Hubspot Content Marketing Certification Course
You’re not writing for your blog just for the sake of it, right? If you want to truly connect with your readers, take a free content marketing course.
Here, you’ll learn that dividing walls of texts into shorter, more readable paragraphs, and write in second person instead of third. Like I’m doing!
In 2005, your average reader would spend 96 seconds reading your post, but you’d be surprised about more recent statistics. According to Buffer, 55% of all blog posts now receive only 15 seconds or less of a reader’s attention.
With their free course, you can up the chances of people actually reading your content. You’d be able to write something that grabs attention.
Elite Strategies On-page SEO Guide
All these online learning tools about writing will be useless if people don’t know about your content. If you want to improve your visibility on the web, your best bet aside from making your brand stand out is ranking in search engines.
If you don’t know how to make that happen, you’d need to Elite Strategies’ comprehensive on-page SEO guide. Not everything here will apply to blog writing, but there’s a lot of good stuff that you can use.
To my fellow bloggers – What blog writing resources have you used to improve your writing?