Articles by Alice Elliott

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Alice Elliott
March 21, 2017

How To Use Images Effectively To Attract Readers To Your Post

How to use images effectively

Knowing how to use images effectively can create a visual impact that can help towards gaining readers to your blog. Of course you could use any pretty picture to attempt to stop your readers in their tracks. But there is so much more to consider than just selecting a relevant image and sticking it at the top of your post. It’s definitely worth understanding how


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Alice Elliott
March 14, 2017

How A Blog Post Introduction Can Make Your Readers Stay

Blog Post introduction

It’s all very well writing an awesome headline to successfully capture your reader. You now need to keep them on your blog to get them to read the rest of the post. Believe it or not, you have less than 3 seconds to make a good enough impression to get your readers to stay. Sometimes even less


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Alice Elliott
March 3, 2017

Curatti On Air: How The Power Of Commenting Benefits Bloggers

Curatti On Air: Alice Elliott

If you want to draw the right kind of attention to yourself in the blogosphere, the best way to go about it is to comment on other blogs. That’s why when I participated in this Curatti On Air Interview (see below) I was extremely keen to talk about commenting (as well as other aspects of blogging): In the


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Alice Elliott
February 21, 2017

How An Awesome Headline Can Make a Big Difference to Your Post

awesome headline

The first thing your reader will probably read will be your post’s headline. But it won’t necessarily be on your blog. This is because the headline’s purpose is to act as a hook to draw your reader into your blog to read your post. And it can be found in a variety of different places. RSS delivers your post’s


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Alice Elliott
October 23, 2016

10 Reasons Your Readers Aren’t Commenting On Your Blog

10 reasons why readers aren't commenting on your blog

It can be extremely soul destroying putting your heart and soul into creating a fantastic post, and your readers aren’t commenting on your blog. In fact you get zero feedback, zilch, nothing, tumbleweed bounces across your screen. You soon start to doubt your prowess as a blogger. And understandably so, if you get so little recognition for


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Alice Elliott
September 18, 2016

14 Tricks You Can Try If You Want To Get More Blog Readers

14 tricks to get more blog readers

You put all your heart and soul into writing posts on your blog, and yet it seems you get hardly any readers. This doesn’t seem fair. Especially when other blogs seems to produce (in your opinion) inferior posts and they seem to have thousands of readers. What is it that they’re doing right and you’re doing wrong?


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Alice Elliott
August 24, 2016

How To Adapt Your Blog To Make It More Reader Focused

how to adapt your blog to make it more reader focused

How many blogs and posts have you read recently are reader focused enough to reflect the readers’ point of view? Blogging can be quite egotistical. It’s very easy to blurb on about yourself and forget who your readers are. And there are many bloggers who write purely for themselves as part of their therapy for whatever


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Alice Elliott
June 9, 2016

How allowing comments on your blog can attract more readers

Following on from a period when allowing comments on blogs was out of favour, it’s now time to reverse that trend and get commenting again! Yes, I know social media has taken over. But really is that a good thing? Don’t you find the quality of comments there can leave much to be desired? Many bloggers claim


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Alice Elliott
August 27, 2015
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We all know that whenever you click that publish button, you won’t instantly get thousands of readers clamouring to read your blog. But if you want what you’ve written to be read by more than just your mother and next door’s cat, you will need to promote it. And you also know that one of the best places