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How To Create A Blog Design That Gets Attention

Author : SaraJuli Robinson


Your blog's design is pivotal, because after all, it's the first impression that counts. The aim of this article is to present to you the variety of factors to your blog's design, so that your blog not only stands out from the crowd, but additionally communicates the message you would like it to communicate to the audience you want it to be directed to.

The design of your blog should do two things: give your readers a good feeling and help grow your readership. Since having a firm subscriber base is the key to have a successful blog, you should do everything you can to promote your feed and get more subscribers. Your subscription options should fit neatly into your blog without being shoved into your readers' face. It should be easy for those who are interested to notice your feed options and subscribe. It can be frustrating for your readers if you hide your RSS button is hidden in the footer or the sidebar. People who want to subscribe to your blog shouldn't have to fight to do so. Secondly, make use of your 404 page and decorate it. It's a reality that every now and again people do happen upon 404 error pages; some of them might simply type your blog's URL incorrectly or it could be because of a little adjustment you made to your permalink structure. Whatever the instance is, making your 404's more appealing should be on your list. The basic 404 page that you come across is plain, common and yes, boring. This is an area where you can be unique. 404 pages can aid you in forming reliance, amusing your readers, and also aid your readers in locating sections they hadn't seen before. Try to provide your readers with a simple way to familiarize themselves and another opportunity to come across something new and exciting on your blog.

Last but not the least; when your reader gets into the flow and reads through your blog post, it's easy to make him/her stick around by taking them to a related blog post. It's verified and a time tested method to concentrate someone's curiosity into something else they may want to check into. This is why your blog should have a related posts section at the end of each of your blog post. By putting together an alluring portion for the related posts on your blog, you can reduce your bounce rate and assist your readers in discovering additional valuable information without actually forcing them to hunt around for it. This is one piece of advice that you shouldn't snub because in the long run, when you have several blog posts on your blog, these related links will demonstrate to be a dominant kind of navigation for your readers. Moreover, this is additionally ideal for search engine optimization objectives because search engines esteem well defined internal links.

All things considered, out of the above article it becomes evident that in order to seize the attention of your readers, concentrating on unfussy design aspects of your blog is critical.


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