blog-manIf you have a blog as part of your overall online business strategy (and you should have) you probably spend part of your week thinking about topics for blog posts. This is where a lot of business owners come unstuck – they’re simply not used to thinking along these lines. They might be great at lots of other parts of their business but when it comes to content they tend to run dry.

Another common problem is writing blog posts without really thinking about the end result or the audience they are aimed at. Your main focus when developing your blog should always, always, always be the person who will sit down and read it. Who is your intended audience? What do you want them to learn from your post? Ideally you want them to engage with your blog and your business and to keep coming back for more. Are you achieving this with your posts at the moment?

Many business owners struggle to update their blogs and create a constant and fresh stream of content to keep it going. We know now that Google loves fresh content and lots of it, so your website and business will see positive results if you can keep up that flow of ideas and articles. However you also need to make sure each and every blog post is saying the right thing. By this I mean it should say something your audience will find useful and worthwhile. If you can’t manage to do this you might not get the response you want from your blog.

This is why outsourcing your blog to a professional writer makes a lot of sense. If you haven’t done much blogging before it may take too much time out of your day to figure out the best approach. With the help of a writer the task gets much easier. All you have to do is post the blog entries as and when they arrive. It couldn’t get much simpler than that.