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  • http://www.bloggingfromparadise.com/ Ryan Biddulph

    Hi Veronica,

    5 vibes so much with me. Being me, helps me stand out from the crowd and hones my writing voice. Super insight here.

    I love it when people read my guest posts and know instantly that I published them, before they see my name. Many of my buddies note this through comments on blogs or social networks.

    I’m hammering out my writing voice, become distinctive, because that’s the quickest way to make an impact as a blogger. People need you to be you, to grow to know, like and trust you. You can’t be shy, and you can’t be afraid to write if you want to find your voice.

    8 is a great point too. My fiancee Kelli runs a neat blog in her own right and she noted how her Facebook shares were dropping but her traffic count was rising, as was her subscriber base. She’s seen this as she’s honed her writing voice. Greater clarity, and more authenticity, brings more successful results.

    Thanks Veronica, I enjoyed this read.

    Ryan

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  • http://kimanziconstable.com/ kimanzi constable

    Great post Veronica. You should have a distinctive writing style. People should read your voice and not the clone of someone else. That’s how you differentiate yourself from everyone talking about the same things.

  • http://www.life-signatures.com Lawrence Namale

    Great stuff

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  • http://www.elokenz.com/ Elokenz

    Hi Veronica,

    Here at elokenz we cannot agree more. We really have the same opinion about repeat visitors : they are more likely to share your blog around, to buy your product, to comment.

    We developed a small set of tools to track your readers on social networks : if you use the authorsip tag we will list automatically your blog posts and start tracking mentions published about them on Twitter or Goolgle+. Like this you can engage with your readers, create a stronger relationship with them, and they will realize that they count for you. That’s a really important actionnable strategy for repeat visitors.

  • http://www.blogplustweet.com/blog.html Matt Hayden

    I’ve created several blogs over the years, some of which are still going. And what I’ve found is the ones that are the most distinctive and personal are the most fun to write. Ironically, these are the ones that have made very little or no money at all.

    I’ve also found that readers of those blogs are more loyal than the others. Some of them have kept returning and commenting for years now.

  • http://aglimmeroflight.net/ R. Glimerhope

    Great article, I completely agree. If you’re into blogging not only for making money with formula writing and scraped content, what sense does it make and what fun is it not to write with your own style and expression? Hopefully you are also right about being more effective, at least for the medium to long term. I think you are.

  • http://keydifference.com/ stephen john

    This article sounds really interesting. All points provided were really great. Thanks for it.