Bad Author vs. Good Author
Imagine you have two versions of yourself perched on your shoulders: a Bad Author and a Good Author.
The Bad Author tells you about techniques that may sound pleasing and easy, but the methods ultimately boil down to sacrificing quality.
The Good Author tells you to give it your all by ensuring your articles meet the needs of your readers with engaging, quality, and informative content.
So whose advice should you take?
Watch this video to see how one expert deals with his inner authors:
Before you feel swayed to cut corners in your article writing efforts, listen to the voice of reason: Your credibility depends on the level of commitment you dedicate to your readers.
Go Au Naturel
Don’t force content into your articles. Write naturally in the article sweet spot: 400-700 words. Check out this post to learn how to write articles without puffing it up with superfluous content.
A Pinch of Keywords
Keywords are like salt. Add a pinch and you may have a delicious meal. Douse the meal and you will find yourself reaching for a glass of water to quench your uncontrollable thirst. Check out this post to learn how to balance keywords in your articles.
Expert Author vs. Salesperson
Dropping a promotional line in the article is obnoxious to readers and interrupts the trust dynamic between the author and the reader. The minute you bully your readers with a sales pitch in your article, your reader will look for the information they want elsewhere. Check out this post for 7 tips to avoid being overly promotional in your articles.
When you are in an article writing slump, consider this:
Do you want to give it your all or none at all?
When it comes down to all or none – give your 100%. Always write quality, original content and make a strong commitment to your readers to increase your credibility as a good expert author!