Top Ten Mistakes Bloggers Make

Bonus Splitting short blogs into multiple pages. Give your readers more than one paragraph and a large graphic per page.

11 thoughts on “Top Ten Mistakes Bloggers Make”

  1. I agree with all but must comment about “Not allowing comments”. I did freely until I found my posts spammed every day with links to sites that had little or nothing to do with my posts. I now have comments set for approval, which caused me dismay, but enough was enough with the rudeness.

  2. Thanks for sharing this, Peter. I had thought of moving the “multiple page” bit to the middle and sticking in a page divider, just for kicks ( can I get a LoL?).
    I don’t quite know what to make of being included in the “expert” category!
    I wonder what other folks think of my list, or what they would add to it…

  3. Thanks, Peter and Bret. I’m on blogspot, not wordpress, but I’ll check things out. The good news is that since I set it to approval I haven’t seen any spam, so I’m assuming they delete when they see it won’t be automatically published. My husband’s blog is with wordpress, so I’ll pass this info on to him. Thanks again!

    1. Linda, when you go into your “dashboard” look at the comments area, spam should be listed in it’s own slot, you can pick and choose, or permanently delete w/ one button.
      I think that if you set up a Gravatar profile, it will show your pic any time you use the same email address to comment on any blog.

      Peter, I was kidding! This is way too short to split into 2 pages, lol!

  4. Thanks for what may seem like “common sense” to most people but with all that we must remember when blogging or participating in social media…it is nice to read a short, brief, and to the point article to bookmark. For me personally, it stimulated ideas which is what I love the most about interactive blogs.
    Regards,
    ~ Holley Jacobs

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