Monday, January 06, 2014
Tips For Making Your Blog Look Good
People will choose to start a blog for lots of different reasons, ranging from starting a blog for personal use, as a promotional tool for your business, or even just as a means to connect with and interact with others; regardless of the purpose behind your blog, however, it will not be much use to you if no one is reading it – and one thing you should realize about a blog is that it is unlikely to keep many readers if the blog itself is an eyesore, even if the content on the blog itself is great! The first thing you will want to pay attention to when you are trying to make sure your blog looks good is the color scheme you are choosing; one mistake a lot of people make is that they pick out colors that are too harsh or too dark, which puts the reader in a position where they have to strain their eyes just to look at the page, and many of these people will end up going elsewhere for their blog reading so that their eyes will not hurt so much! Another thing that can cause people's eyes to hurt or get tired, and can therefore cause these people to simply head elsewhere, is font that is too small or too difficult to read; when you select the font for your website, pick out something that people are used to seeing, and make sure you are also keeping this font large enough that people who maybe do not have perfect eyesight will still have no problem reading it. And of course, one thing that will be appealing on a website is for it to have plenty of space that is not covered by text; leave plenty of white space on your site, and also sprinkle some pictures and other forms of media across your site, as this will keep the site from appearing so overwhelming that no one wants to try to tackle it! As you set up your website with these tips in mind, making sure that your website is both easy to look at and easy to enjoy, you will be able to grow the readership on your site, and to experience all the success and benefits that come with this, far more easily!