Written by Amy Rowe

In his presentation at the Smaller Indiana, BlogIn, Erik Deckers shared his thoughts on how to write for a blog. Beginning with a great title:How to write gooder blogs then anyone else .

Erik advises: Good writing is clear, concise, precise, understandable and interesting.

  • Be clear: Your clarity can be measured – check out: www.neilstoolbox.com
  • Use short words, use short paragraphs
  • Don’t overwrite and omit needless words
  • Revise and rewrite
  • Get rid of adjectives and adverbs

While SEO is important, write for subscribers before you write for the spiders.