Top 10 blogging sins

What a great article from a wonderful copy editor’s blog! I want to produce the best blog possible — it may be the first example of my work seen by potential clients—I’m going to avoid any blogging sins!

next-imageHave you committed any of these ten blogging sins? If so, which ones?

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pens and ink bottleI’ve been talking about why and why not to blog recently. Once you’ve committed to your blog, it can be a bit of a minefield. Here are the top ten blogging sins that I see over and over again, or hear other people complaining about. No one can be expected to know everything straight away, and we’ve probably all made at least one of these mistakes, so hopefully I’ll help you to avoid the big, bad ones with this list.

1. Not having an RSS feed

File:Feed-icon.svg RSS is a way to allow blog reader software to collect your content whenever it’s  updated and send it on to any of their readers who subscribe to your blog This Wikipedia article explains it all and examples of RSS readers include Feedly.

If you look at the top of this blog page, you will see that I have an RSS feed logo…

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3 thoughts on “Top 10 blogging sins

  1. Sonner or later we all sin, after all, we are nothing but sinner. But now we have not excuse and we can not say… “I did not know”

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