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Hey! Look at Me!: How to Make Your Blog Posts Stand Out on Social Media
Staff
05/15/2015



Blog posts are a big way to get in touch with your customers over the internet. There are many blog posts out there, so you want to make sure that your posts stand out from the crowd using social media.

Use Pictures
Photographs can capture your reader's attention sometimes faster than words. They can glance at an interesting picture and become intrigued enough to read your blog even if they weren't planning to beforehand. You want to make sure that you choose photographs that are optimized for all sizes of computer screens. You also want to make sure that you get permission to use any photographs that are not custom made for you. There are sites available that offer cheap photographs that you have full permission to use.

Attractive Headlines
It is important to have a catchy headline that will get people interested in your blog post. An attractive headline will persuade readers to check out your blog and possible share it with others. You want to make sure that you choose a relevant headline that is exciting and pulls in readers for you.

Short Blogs
Bloggers are learning that their readers do not need to spend hours reading page after page. Instead, they can read short blog posts and learn just as much about a company. Short blog posts can hold a reader's attention long enough to get the blogger's point across.

Communication
If a blog can get readers to communicate back with the company, it has done its job. Many social platforms allow readers to add comments to blog posts and to share them with other readers. If you can get your followers and fans to comment on or to share your blog post, you have done well.

Use Colors A black and white blog post is old news. You can new brighten up your website with unique colors and pictures. When you combine a nice color selection, your readers will enjoy your article even more. You want to choose colors that go with your brand or that you think your target audience will like.

Leave Your Readers Happy
You want to intrigue your readers with the headline and leave them happy with the ending of your blog. You never want to end abruptly, and you never want to leave your audience hanging or wondering what you meant to say. You want to make sure that your blog post is informative and entertaining. The ending should give the readers some sort of value.

Blog posts can help you attract customers to your business or can get your name and the professional services that you offer out to the right people. An interesting blog post should reach out to your target audience and share some insightful information with them. You can enjoy writing a short and thoughtful post that your readers will identify with and thoroughly enjoy reading.





















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