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source site Episode go site  009 – How To Write A Stellar Blog with Kevin Juguilon

Blogging is one of the most popular ways to share your ideas online and an effective list building tool for businesses. In this episode you will learn how to create and develop your own blog for maximum results

Guest Bio
Kevin Juguilon is the author of the ever popular blog called Catholic Skywalker where he has written over 1400 blog posts on his commentary on a myriad of topics from the catholic faith to current events to movie reviews to comic books to pop culture. When he is not crafting his content, he is a full time high school teacher where he teaches both religion and film classes. He also directs theater productions, moderates a film club and produces a yearly student film.

Key Takeaways:
• The best way to be a better writer is just to write on a regular basis
• Write from your passion but definitely consider your audience feedback when developing topics
• Blogger (via Google) and WordPress are good tools for starting a blog
• Frequency is key to a successful blog – no matter the length
• A simple post can be your reaction about an interesting article you read and link to it
• Start with picking the themes of posts you want to write about – ie Movie Reviews, Opinion essays, How-to’s
• Assign your themes to a particular day of the week
• Develop an idea that can be spread out over a long period of time or a series – ie “25 Best Romantic Comedies Of All Time”, this can be spread out over 25 posts
• Plan ahead about month’s worth of topics to write about with titles
• It is more important to get a post out there than to let it go and get stagnant
• Keep your posts as concise as possible so that you can get our point across without losing your audience
• If editing in Word, a post should be no longer than 2 pages with a 12 point font
• Break up your paragraphs in digestible chunks so that it visually keeps your audience engaged

Items mentioned:
Catholic Skywalker Blog: http://catholicskywalker.blogspot.com/

New Evangelizers Articles: http://newevangelizers.com/blog/author/catholicskywalker/

Twitter:@CatholicSkywalk