Finally, at last, a way to keep visitors on your blog longer!
Do you ever feel that if you could write just a little bit better, maybe just knowing how crafting powerful content…
A word of caution:
You could keep visitors on your blog longer, boost traffic, help more people get what they want, even increase your online community, or build brand recognition for your blog…If you were using some secrets to crafting powerful content!
Okay here’s where I’m at here…I wanted to tap into some insider secrets that would give every blogger a step up in a bold approach to communicate to their audiences in a way that made sense to everyone – crafting powerful content! Enticing the reader to want more.
Which in turn would keep visitors on your blog longer, so you can be engaging and interacting with them even more.
And that’s where the art of good copywriting came in to play for me.
“What is the primary purpose of any piece of writing that you put out online — whether a blog post, a networking email, a sales letter or a tutorial? For starters, to get what you’ve written read, right?” Copyblogger ~ ‘Copywriting 101’
So how do you get that first sentence read and keep visitors on your blog longer?
- Commit to a plan for creating and establishing cornerstone content for your audience.
Start by injecting copywriting secrets and tips that work into your blog.
- That’s writing so that your audience actually enjoys reading and shows that you may be somebody they want to learn more from.
Being able to encourage and motivate others with your words is a powerful skill you can learn and use to attract and keep visitors on your page longer. That’s knowing how to be crafting powerful content in everything you share!
And best of all blogging is identical to copywriting…
This is what I mean…
You may have noticed, when you’re blogging, you’re always promoting!
But before I jump into more details, let me say this, I’ve asked Tammi Metzler, at The Write Associate, if she would write a guest post (more on her guest post in a couple of days!) and…
Tammi agreed to give you a class (fre.e)! And, I am honored to invite you to register and listen in to that interview now!
But there is just one small catch.
You’ll need the call information and…
Here’s how to get that – Register
That’s why the first page your visitor sees, is without doubt one of the most important pages on your site.
- I’ts the virtual front door of your site – and it’s your face to the world online. If a new visitor doesn’t like what they see, their knee-jerk reaction is to hit the “back” button.
And that’s not all…
You may have noticed your visitors aren’t jumping on your offers – more often, quite frankly it’s your copy – your writing is not doing its job.
I must let you in on a secret…
Your content may be boring your visitors.
- Content includes your written posts, descriptions, reports, ebooks, and more.
But, your copy is the stuff that needs to motivate your site visitors to take action.
Why not take the efforts to be crafting powerful content?
- It’s the words in your headlines, calls to action, your promise, any significant ideas that you want to use to persuade your audience to keep reading to learn more about and take action on what you’re talking about.
Yet, all of your blog, or website, content needs to be written like copy, and in a conversational tone with your visitors’ view point in mind.
Because you want them saying ‘give me some’ as they get excited about what you’re talking about and check out what you’re offering.
In Tammi ‘s class she’ll be offering time and headache saving resources that help you connect with more new visitors taking your content from ‘ho-hum’ to ‘give me some of what you have!’
Because learning more about copywriting has proven ways to effectively give you better know how to position and promote your blog or services online.
- And, it’s THE way to keep your readers on your blog longer!
This is the secret power of your content to satisfy:
Crafting powerful content using your copywriting skills!
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94 thoughts on “Need Some Secrets to Crafting Powerful Content?”
This is really something I personally need to look into! Thanks for sharing! My goal for 2015 is to take my blog to a new level and it starts with more engaging blog post!
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Thank you Jen, I hope you can be on the call and find our more about the difference between Content Marketing and Copywriting
While I agree that writing headlines that will catch your readers attention and then having an article with enticing copy that will keep your readers not only reading but coming back for more—–I try, I really try but I also realize that not everyone likes the same type books I do–or will be interested in the exact product for the exact same reasons.
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Excellent point, Michele – But there is a niche, a group of people, that will like the books you read – and that’s who you write for and promote to. Thank you for your comment 🙂
I am definitely always looking to be more engaging in my blog post. I always feel the intro paragraph is so important. It really seems to set the mood and determines whether the reader will just skim the rest of the way or actually read what you write.
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Thank you for your comment, Roselynn – and sounds like you have a great start with your opening paragraph – and I know that for myself I also try to keep aware of how to write, say it, so that it’s clear, has SEO, and also entices my reader to want more. It’s always a work in progress 🙂
I’m always trying to post more engaging post, with questions and photos to draw people in. This is definitely something I need to pay more attention to!
Thank you, Jeanine – great points and as I say, it’s a continuing work for each of us to be aware of 🙂
I am loving the free event. We could all use a little help in copywriting! Polishing our writing should be a priority!
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Super, Krystal – thank you – Tammi Metzler has already given me so much just in our conversations about what she is going to talk about! I hope you make it to the call live 🙂
Wonderful article! I’ll have to pass this to my husband, as he has been talking about starting a sports related blog.
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Great tips and ideas. Thanks for sharing. I’m always looking for ways to make my blog better. This article was very helpful!
Thanks for your comment, Tanya 🙂
I agree that content is key. I also believe though that a blogger should be true to themselves and their own interests and not write something just because they think it’ll be popular.
Thank you Fi Ní – You are right – and I like to combine my passion, knowledge, expertise with making sure that my audience (the ones I want to visit and read my blog) will enjoy what I write, want more of it and I want as many as possible to find my post – since I wrote it to share my thoughts
Great info!! I really need to look into taking a class like this.
Well – Ricci – I hope we ‘see’ you on this tele-class – it’s a great introduction and beyond in better blogging and copywriting – thank you for your comment
That’s awesome that she’s offering a free class. I tried my hand at affiliate sales but I’m such a rotten salesman that I didn’t fare well. I could probably benefit from the class.
Thank you, Rosey – It really is an awesome class to have available for us – and I hope to hear you on the call – I found that Tammi talks to us in a way we can ‘get’
Going from “ho-hum” to “give me some” is a statement I’ll be thinking of when I post my content from now on. Thanks for the reminder to revisit my copywriting notes and resources. You are correct, we are always promoting on our blogs and being intentional about how we connect with our readers is indeed important.
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Thank you, Regina – glad to read your comment – and you make great points 😉
I always try to write posts that are straight to the point. I also don;t like to overwhelm my readers with super long posts. No one likes a post more than 500 words 🙂
Those are great tips for creating powerful content. It is important to have a plan and stick to it
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I’m always going back over my posts before publishing them to make sure I’m not using words that are unnecessary, but then I also want to sound authentic and not like a robot. Hopefully, I’m growing as a writer right along with the growth of my blog. Thanks for the reminder.
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Thank you, Alli – I’ve read your posts and they are sparkly fun – we do continue to grow – and I also read my posts over before publishing.
Your Blog posts are always so informative and in my opinion, really seem to ease the stress of blogging and increasing traffic to one’s Blog!
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You’re right about first impressions! That’s why they always say you have to capture their attention right away and leave them with a good lasting impression as well. People tend to skim so beginning and end is the most important!
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Thank you, Christy – I hope you enjoyed this nitrite post! 🙂
Encouraging and motivating visitors has never been an easy task for me. I never thought of writing my posts in this way.
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Thank you Liz – I enjoy your posts now – I also know that I can always improve what I write to attract and help more of my audience – 🙂
Every blogger especially newbies will want to discover the secret and practice tips the right way to be more successful. Commitment and discipline are both important as well as connecting to the audience consistently.
You are so right about that -and having copywriting and seo skills helps us have more of an interested audience to connect to – thank you for your comment
Great tips!! I love getting good engagement on all of my blog posts, and getting tips on how to get more!!
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Wonderful article! I am always looking for new ways to create a better content. Thank you this is very helpful.
Thanks for the tip – I am constantly working on my content for more engagement from my followers.
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This is a great post! I needed to read this. I’m always looking to write more powerful content on my blog. I really love this. Thank you for sharing!
This are some great points! Thanks for sharing. Marketing and Copyright is something I need to start looking into.
Gema from belovedgems.org
Thank you Gema – I hope that you are on this class call, then! 🙂
these are all great tips- I’ve long believed that I blog only for myself, and what I have to say, not for a brand or to sell something. Having that hook in my writing style is key to keeping my readers interested and coming back.
Free is nice! I think most bloggers could use this course, because compelling content is the key to success.
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Thanks, Anne – I hope we see you and many others on this ‘free’ call! 🙂
What a great article there is definitely so much I could improve on and I never stop learning when it comes to writing.
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This is something I struggle with on my own blog. I am always wondering if I am pulling my readers in or pushing them away!
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Thank you Kelly for your comment – and I hope that you come to the free class I talk about – you can ask more about that 🙂 And learn more!
I needed to read this. What great information you shared with us.
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Thank you so much for your comment – and hoping you’ll be on the class call 🙂
This is a great reminder. I always try to proofread before publishing, but it always seems to happen that once I publish and go back and read on the actual site I notice a mistake. But I think that means people know I am a real live person that makes mistakes also. Thank you for sharing this, I enjoyed reading it!
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I work at creating posts that are engaging. If it’s not something I wanna read, why would anyone else.
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Lots of great nuggets of knowledge in this post. Definitely bookmarking as a great reminder of what we need to do to retain visitors and gain repeat visitors.
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Thank you, Shonda – Love hearing that and hope to see you back here often 🙂
Sounds like a great class. Motivating visitors and not boring them is really important.
This is something apparently I struggle with a lot. I work so hard on my blog and most days I just feel like giving up because I’m not getting anything in return for my hard work.
Wow. Thanks for the great advice. I will have to start re-thinking my posts.
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Powerful content keeps readers coming back for more day after day. It’s something all bloggers should aim for.
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Content is king! We all know that. I’m working on my content every day, and I feel like I’m getting better (it’s not perfect, but I’m definitely working on it!)
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I need to be more engaging in my blog posts.This is really something I personally need to look into.
You always have such good information. I’m bookmarking this to spend more time with later.
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Great tips as always, Donna. Both the husband and I have been trying our best to create engaging posts, and we’re just so glad that it’s starting to pay off. 🙂
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This is such a timely topic, Donna! As writers of any kind (books, blogs, etc.), we must always keep in mind what our purpose is for writing. The class sounds like it would a great introduction to copywriting. Thanks for sharing.
Thank you, Embrolic! What a fab comment – and I hope to see you on the call! 🙂
So helpful! I’m trying to take my blog to a new level before it turns 3 next year!
Hey Mona, thank you for your note – and congrats on your blog turning 3 next year – Hope we see on on this graining call 🙂
always looking for ways to improve my blog! Thanks for the great tips and advice! I’ll try some
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Those are excellent tips for writing powerful content. I find it is important to share a story within your content. It makes it more personal
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Those are excellent ideas. It is important to share some secrets and write from the heart to craft a powerful content
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The technical end of writing has always been my strong suite. Merging that with compelling imagery without overdoing it can be difficult, however. Right now, my struggle with blogging is that the theme I’m using scrunches all of my text together unattractively, making my otherwise good copy appear dense and unappealing. What I wouldn’t give for a professional design!
Thank you, Alena – the design can usually be an easy fix – let’s chat about it 🙂
This is something I could definitely benefit from. Also, you’re so right about the impression your home page makes. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve closed a site because as soon as I go there, something is popping up at me, playing a video, and/or making noise.
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It’s funny that you mention ‘headlines’ in this post because I recently started paying more attention to those on my personal blog. I didn’t really focus on it that much, but it really does make a difference in search engines and grabbing the attention of readers.
These are definitely skills that all writers need to sharpen and continue learning about. This is a great opportunity …. thank you!
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I always love posts like this. I think bloggers should always help and give advice to fellow bloggers.
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Oh awesome! I definitely want to see the class, I need to keep pushing myself to create powerful content.
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A plan is so important! I need to work on my copy and create more compelling content on a better calendar.
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Thanks for sharing the tips – very informative content!
Sounds very good, Donna!
I think I could definitely improve this area of my blogging!
Sorry to miss the call yesterday. I had to run some errands and it was moved from an earlier day to yesterday when your call took place.
Thank you for all you help!
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This is a really interesting post. I love the idea of creating more powerful content, but I’ve never thought of blogging like copy writing. In blogging there’s always room for improvement.
This is a great article. A lot of bloggers are of the wrong impression that writing skills are all that are needed to do well online. It takes a special type of writing (copy writing as you mentioned) to get the job done effectively. So while a blogger may be good at opinion pieces, marketing skills are also essential. Thanks for sharing this great reminder!
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You are welcome, Keesha and I appreciate your insightful comment 🙂
wow, this is such good information..
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Those are some great tips. I could always improve on my content.
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good tips, looking forward to the course!
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Wow! What a lot of comments. Just goes to show that so many bloggers are eager for your excellent advice.
I love this post,yes it is really so valuable to keep the visitors on someones blog as long as possible.
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Great tips! Loved this article. You are right, it is so important what you write and if your followers actually like what you post. It takes practice to get good at writing and connecting with your readers! Awesome concept you have going on!
Thank you so much, Jessica – You’ve made some great and important points – Hoping to see you again with a comment 🙂
This sounds like a call I need to be on. I’m always thinking about ways to improve and one of the things I’ve been thinking about lately is whether or not I’m boring my audience and if I’m writing content that is share-worthy!
Thank you, Nicole – I hope that you do take the time to register and be on the call May 20! 🙂
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This sounds like a really great resource! I’ll have to check it out! Thanks for sharing.
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I came into blogging an year back… it was a hobby and I am always keen to take my hobby to another level and learn more about it. Thanks for sharing such great secrets 🙂
Thank you Payal – congrats on being a blogger for that past year and so glad you stopped by, commented and found this post helpful! 🙂
It sounds like she definitely has some awesome tips to share!
Thank you, Kristin – and I have learned a lot just from reading her post and implementing what she suggested – I hope you can be on the her call 🙂
Powerful post my friend! Learning how to create powerful content so it gets read, shared and commented on is what we aim to do as bloggers. When the content that we put out resonates with people it is an awesome feeling! I know you will agree 🙂
Thanks so much for this valuable and informational post that any blogger can implement easily 🙂
Tons of great tips!
Great share my friend 🙂
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