Do’s and Don’ts for Blogging

With blogging, there are no set of rules, but there are plenty of best practices we can implement to be successful in blogging world. However it is expected that user should operate blogging with non-destructive mentality and on ethical grounds.

Do's and Don'ts

Adhere to basic Do’s and Don’ts which may be considered as best practices can help community a healthy and fruitful discussion on various topics. There are few of the important Do’s and Don’ts are as follows.

Do’s for Blogging

  • Visit the blogs which are successful by mean of its intellectual topics and study the same.
  • Make the purpose of blog very clear.
  • Ensure grammar and spellings accuracy and decent language.
  • Keep the content short but sweet and have complete and authentic information.
  • Post on a regular basis to ensure that readers getting updated regularly.
  • Subscribe to own blog first – this will help to understand what readers are seeing.
  • Choose a domain name i.e. short, easy to spell and memorable.
  • Put a contact link, button or page on your blog and make it clearly visible.
  • Look at blog from a reader’s point of view and think on how it will always improve overall blog contents.
  • Keep your blog faster in speed and responsive in looks.
  • Make a multi topic blog arranged and under proper navigation.

Don’ts for Blogging

  • Don’t blog about non-productive and no use of topics.
  • Don’t have a blog with multiple topics at a time where there is no focus.
  • Don’t put a number of advertisements on blog.
  • Don’t forget to make a share and social media buttons for sharing the pages.
  • Don’t have music and video autoplay on blog.
  • Don’t repeat the same, old and tiresome information found all over the web.
  • Don’t put an abrasive and offensive matter that nobody will read and respond to blogger.
  • Don’t prefer copying expert as it is from someone else’s site on blog.
  • Don’t post just posting sake. Readers may not appreciate a scattered blog with off-message contents and may stop visiting.
  • Don’t spread false, unauthorized information and rumors on blog.

These are some of the do’s and don’ts from my side, which may help you to understand the terms and condition of blogging and make the blogging world totally pure of ideas and information.

20 thoughts on “Do’s and Don’ts for Blogging”

  1. Nice tips. To survive in blogging we have to follow some of the self made rules that you describe above. Thanks for sharing Bro.

  2. Hi, Atul,
    Indeed, great collection of do and don’t for blogging. Thank You for the sharing with us.
    Have a great week ahead!! 🙂

  3. Hi Atul,

    You’ve made some good points here. I’m pleased you’ve mentioned auto-playing videos – I think they’re terrible. I also hate pop-ups, though I know a lot of bloggers use them, but I think they’re very intrusive.

    Sue

    • Yes, Susan…

      I am totally agree with your points… Popups and auto play really bad thing to setup in blogging, because this not only kills the value blogging but also readers gets distracted from that particular blogs.

      Thanks for your feedback.

  4. thanks atul, as a blogger there are limits not to cross such as spamming and alot of other things that you mentioned.

  5. Hi Atul,
    Well there are many such type of trends which everyone follows, but experimenting different tricks is the best way which make the blogger successful. Anyway thanks for sharing your views.

  6. Copy of article from another blog without giving credit links from their blog is not wise and it can kill our creativity as a blogger. Thank you for this article, I hope we can do very well all the things that should be done by a blogger.

    • Welcome Rina, today as bloggers are increasing the numbers of copiers also gets increased. But finally there is no place for copiers in the blogging world as they are punished by Search Engines rule. Thanks for your precious comments.

  7. Hey Atul,

    We all do some mistakes and only then we learn how to grow.

    I must say success needs experiences and experiences need failure. If you do mistakes then you grow for sure. But in blogging it is always good to learn about such type of do’s and don’ts otherwise google will kick out our blog from the race 😛

    Jokes apart, surely we need to learn from other’s mistakes. This is the fastest way to learn. Thanks for listing such important tips here.

    Ankit

    • Thank you Ankit brother for your comment,

      These blogging rules are especially made to less down the threats and increase the accuracy and correctness of blogging industry. Today blogging becomes our part of business and for few success achiever it is full time business too. I wish this post create an awareness for newbies who just started blogging recently.

      And one thing I want to add as you said above is completely right “we need to learn from others mistake, this is only fastest way to learn” and we all must follow it. I hope this post would be something different for you. 🙂

      Thanks for visiting. Keep visiting for more awesomeness.

  8. Nice tips.. It is my first visit on your blog…
    You are right, we should subscribe our blog first to see what our visitors are seeing on their e-mail… I truly agree with your all of the points.. Thanks for sharing this awesome stuff with us.

    • Yes Himanshu, If we subscribe us, we will better understand what our subscribers are seeing and we will better able to understand what we can do better for our subscribers.

      Keep visiting mate for more fruitful updates.

  9. Hello Atul!
    This is my first Visit to your blog. You provided some nice tips to us!
    Yes! I agree that Short and sweet content which serves readers has significant value. and also Spelling Mistakes and Bad grammar can become harmful point for your Readership and Blog.
    Thanks for such Short and Sweet post!

    • Welcome Swaraj for your precious feedback. I hope you get what we wanted to tell all the newbie bloggers and it will sure help newbies to learn the real concept of blogging. Thanks for visiting and keep visiting for more fruitful updates.

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