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Just Pondering Part 781

Smartphone.pngI have noticed for quite sometime that most people do not go anywhere without their smartphones (Which is probably Big Brother’s plan all along).

Whether you have realized it or not, we are a society that has grown dependent on smartphones and many of us feel out of sorts when we forget them at home.

Is it because people have grown addicted to social media like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etcetera?

Smartphones can be heard ringing and beeping off almost anywhere; they can be seen and heard at work places, people’s homes, on public transport, churches, hospitals; they are everywhere you can think of (And, believe it or not, there are those people who even take their smartphones with them to the toilet).

The so-called ones in charge, programmed many of us in such a way that we are always in need of our smartphones and they see to it that we go in drones like mindless zombies to the stores to buy them whenever a newer model comes out.

Although they are a necessity in today’s society, I think that we have placed too much emphasis on the importance of smartphones.

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Wouldn’t It Be Cool If Google Blogger Had A Like Button?

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Is Your Blog Being Supported By Others?

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Just Pondering Part 722

Facebook logo Español: Logotipo de Facebook Fr...

Facebook logo Español: Logotipo de Facebook Français : Logo de Facebook Tiếng Việt: Logo Facebook (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Every so often, I would hear about the death of someone who made friends with a person via social media and the person whom they befriended via social media, ended up killing them.

Can you tell a person’s true motive through Facebook? In some cases, you might be able to know who you are dealing with; but unfortunately, there are those who can slip their way beneath your proverbial radar.

One of the major issues is: most people go beyond adding their real life friends on Facebook; they add total strangers and a small percentage of those strangers, could be potential maniacs.

In the virtual world, things are not always what they seem.

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Six Reasons Why I Think Blogging Is Cool!

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Are You Making These Five Blogging Blunders?

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My friend, Kenneth Brauchler, a fabulous poet, told me that he enjoys revisiting my Blogging Tips page; he recommended that I do another article pertaining to my personal brand of blogging advice (Well Kenneth, today is your lucky day, because I followed up on your suggestion. And, guess what? I dedicated this article to you).

Without further ado, let us deeply submerge ourselves in my article:

1.) Lack Of Clarity

Unfortunately, there are a lot of bloggers who are unsure of what they want to write; this shows up in their posts (And, it can leave the reader confused).

Some people have problems sticking to a topic; for example: they may want to write about a great cup of tea and insert additional information that doesn’t pertain to tea; they end up wandering off of the topic — writing about something entirely different.

Now, if you are writing a review for smartphones, you shouldn’t drift off of the topic to tell me about chewing gum.

Also, if you are discussing a topic, you should be fairly knowledgeable about it; if you are not, you are wasting your time as well as the reader’s time.

2.) Unnecessary Babble

You and I have encountered those blogs where the duration of those articles seem to last almost forever; it makes us wonder: “When is this going to come to an end?”

In most instances, people dislike the idea of reading very long articles and they would move along to another post of yours that is shorter in length (Or, the worse case scenario being: they may immediately leave your blog when they see your long article).

It would be in your best interest to get to the point using less words as possible (Now, I am not saying that your article should be short like a tweet, I am merely recommending that you use your discretion where the length of your article is concerned).

3.) Not Keeping Your Readers In The Loop

Most bloggers like to know that they can view the updated posts of those they are following.

If your followers are accustomed to receiving posts from you on a daily basis and you start posting weekly without informing your followers of your changes, you are going to lose them; always keep your readers in the loop about the changes made to your blogging schedule.

4.) No Call-To-Action

There are a lot of bloggers who do not even think of asking their readers to follow their blog via Twitter, Facebook, etcetera.

Also, it never crossed their mind to kindly ask new readers to subscribe to their blog; great opportunities are lost by not doing this.

5.) Failure To Proofread

I have seen my fair share of misspelt words and grammatical errors on the internet and such sloppiness makes the writer look unprofessional (Even though you may be one of the many people doing a personal blog, I highly recommend that you proofread your work); the way in which you present your article says a whole lot about you.

The Conclusion

We might not be superhero bloggers that wear a blogging costume with a matching cape. But, bloggers like ourselves need to strive for a high level of excellence. We need to ask ourselves these questions: “Am I putting out work that is of a high quality?” Or, “Am I producing mediocrity?”

Just because blogging is fun, it doesn’t mean that we should do it in a helter skelter kind of way; it should be done with finesse.

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