A Blog with an attractive and unique design helps in giving you an effective results for the bloggers. Like every person has an unique appearance, every blog has an unique appearance. Appearance in the sense form of design, content and elements on the blog. Everyone can easily distinguish between a well maintained Blog and that of by a newbie. In order to enhance the appearance of Blog and to make an impression on the visitor to come back on to the blog, there are many things to keep in mind while building a blog.
The following are some of the tips to make Blog look awesome and attract Readers.
1 Email Opt-in Placement
The Best way to grow blog quickly is by building an Email list to the blog. When it comes to building Email list there are different ways to do that.
- It may be by doing Guest posting using Email Id on other blogs
- By providing an option to sign in and Subscriptions on the blog.
- Placing an Opt-in form on the blog.
Either we can prepare a list of emails. But the placement of Opt-in form is very important when comes to attract the readers.
The placement of Opt-in form is very important. Here are the best places for an Opt-in form
- Above the fold
Above the fold is the most visible place when someone first visits your blog. If you provide it with actionable tips or a freebie, you can definitely create a rapid growing list for your blog.
- Top of the side Bar
This is the best place to use email Opt-in form. Besides using above the fold placement we can use this because when someone clicks a post the Top of the side bar comes in handy while ready the article they can go for subscription or sign in.
- Below the Post
When someone really likes the post they can go for subscription or go for a review, during that time below the post Opt-in placement comes in handy. This is the best way to build email list for the blog.
2 Blog Design
When comes to design of the blog, it plays a crucial role in attracting the readers to visit again and again. By using themes to the blog we can make blog look attractive but we should also select theme that is suitable for Opt-in form placements and any other information we looking to post.
For an attractive design the following plays a key role on the blog.
WordPress Blog comes with lots of featured themes available online. There are free and paid themes available on the site. Based on category we has to choose our themes. We can go for free themes also but they don’t support most of the options.
- Speed of Loading
A blog that open very fast is the reader mostly interested in. If the blog takes time for loading the reader may be interested to wait for the blog to load. So measures are to be taken for making blog loading very fast.
Blog with tiny font may not be good looking for reading and font should also be easily understandable. Use of different fonts may not be good on blogs.
- Social Media Icons
If you want to connect to any visitor outside the blog social media icons play a crucial. By placing them readers may connect or contact us through social media so that we can make them visit again or share their thought with us. There must should be a subscription option.
3 Content on the Blog
Content plays a major role on the blog. Readable content is the king of the blog. If people love to read the content then there is nothing more attractive and effective than that. In order make the content more attractive the following should be kept in mind.
Title of the content what makes the reader to read the content. So one must use an unique and attractive titles for the content.
- Call To Action
Without calling your readers at the end of the post, you can’t get comments. If you want more comments, then ask them to comment or ask them what did they really like about the post. It would be always a great idea to end your posts by saying ‘Over to you’ or ‘Your turn’ etc terms, this can help your readers to act.
- Using Quality Images
Using images that are downloaded from the Google may be copyrighted and cannot be used on the blog. There are many other image providing sites with no watermark on the images. Use those images for effectiveness.
4 Make Blog a learning spot
Well design of the blog matters mostly, but at the end of the day content is what makes the blog success. Success may not come by posting an article daily on the blog but coming with interesting and innovative ideas that makes the blog success.
- Interact with readers
Interaction with readers is the reason what makes blog success and earn money through the blog. Blogger has to be in regular interaction with the readers, asking them with views and comments.
If you want to build a better blog build thriving audience first. The best way to do this is: responding to the comments. Respond to at least those who really need help. This shows that you are interested to solve their problems and it creates a great impact on your blog in the long run.
5 No Over Ads
Now a days many blogs have many ads popping up on the page, this makes blog look gibberish. This is seen in newly built blogs. What is the use if there is no traffic and there are lot of ads displaying all over. This makes blog ugly and it takes lot time for loading and makes the blog very slow. This is not good for any blog for over displaying of ads. It shows effect on the loading time of the site.
So block the unwanted ads on the blog and promote on right thing for better blog.
Overall what makes the blog look awesome and attractive is the design and the content of the blog with interesting and innovative ideas. A newbie or a professional what makes success is a good looking and awesome blog