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Don't treat your reader like idiots!

I have had it for a long time that the best ideas come to me in the shower (does anyone else have it or just me ?!) If someone came up with a machine that could connect me to the brain (or a waterproof laptop - or maybe they already exist ?!) to write my thoughts in the shower, I would have to write posts for the next 5 years. This article also occurred to me while taking a shower, when my thoughts literally consist of ready texts. Probably some Bloggers and Influencers will hate me for this post again, but I don't mind. Enough to make idiots out of people, it must finally end. Simply put - don't treat your reader like idiots!

take responsibility for what you write

Some time ago I wrote a text about the credibility of Influencers. About the influencers are combining to establish cooperation with a company and lie about statistics. Because how to believe someone who says that 2 has millions of blog views per month, and on Instagram has just over 3 thousand. followersów? How to believe a blogger who uses company X cream on Monday and on Friday the company Y. And how to believe a blogger who copies someone's articles, signs them under his name and sells them. Well ... how ?!

My reader, my responsibility

Blogging since 2009, I feel a bit responsible for my readers. I always try to give them the highest quality of both knowledge and products that I show on the blog (this idea also guides us in private life). It depends on me what I tell my reader who trusts me so much that entering our blog is certain that he will find real information here. I want to educate my readers among whom there are both people who find useful information or inspirations here as well as bloggers, mainly to whom he is directed Blogger's guidein which I write about social media, collaborating on a blog or blogging dark sides. I like my readers (even Bloggers who copy our template and pretend they don't know what's going on) and I care about our blog being the place where they want to come back.

my reader my responsibility

One of Blogerek (who watched our Instagram profile) often reminds me of testing the bot on IG. I never hid it - I tested the bot on Instagram for several test days (according to her, my tests lasted six months - that's how gossip is formed). Only that I warned my Instagram followers about this using Insta Stories and I even asked for feedback on the behavior of the application. I don't blame her that her observation of our profile ended with clicking 'follow'. It is a pity that now he gives false information about me, undermining my competence and experience, both professional and blogging. People like to live their lives, it gives them great pleasure. I'm really glad to give her so much joy.

Cooperation on the blog

By undertaking cooperation on the blog (or this barter or paid cooperation, I don't care), think about whether it is consistent with your blog and social media profile, as well as with your blog goals and goals. In our blog, as well as in social media, the subject of Parisian minimalism dominates (both in stylizations as well as interior decorations and everyday life). Before starting any cooperation, we think about whether our readers will be interested in the product and whether it is consistent with the idea of ​​our blog. If not, we politely refuse and 'go further' (I do not see the point of cooperating, which completely does not suit us and our blog. Every day we get several emails with a proposal of cooperation, and it happens that we reject all of them - even those where conditions financial are very beneficial).

don't treat the reader like an idiot

Don't treat your reader like an idiot!

Yes, it is good to write texts in a light and pleasant to read style. This allows you to reach both regular readers, but also to people who have been in contact with the topic for the first time. I often use 'harder' words in my texts, because I don't have readers of our blog for morons. We create our blog and we influence the people we reach through the content we publish and the products we show. The truth is that we will never reach 100% of people in the world (not only because of the language barrier), but also because EVERYBODY will never be interested in a given topic. This is obvious. However, we give our readers freedom of choice. You may not be interested in the subject of social media, but you may like to watch it classic styles. We gather different people on our blog through various topics, some prefer to visit the department Our house, others were attracted by posts fromVegetable diet'And others are still searching a way to cure acne.

Do not think now that discussing various topics is a way to blogging success. What is this? There are many blogs that only deal with one topic, and their owners are really great at what they do. To achieve blogging success, the most important thing is to do what you love and feel. Then you will attract readers with a passion similar to yours. You don't even know how many readers of our blog I have contact outside of the blog (we talk on FB, IG or meet live). A blog is not just content, post optimization or beautiful photos. A blog is primarily people. Therefore, respect your readers, giving them the highest quality of published content both on the blog and in social media. Don't treat your reader like an idiot!

8 Comments

  1. Avatar kashienka from Discovering America 10 September 2018 / 04: 55

    Oh right, right what you write. I have the impression that blogs like mushrooms after rain have absolutely no content, no message, just advertising, one after the other. Personally, being a company, I would not send anything to a blogger who in one month introduces and INSPIRES (!) E.g. 3 various hand creams. Of course, all blog ads don't bother me, but let it all have some limits of decency 😉

    • dpblogpl dpblogpl 10 September 2018 / 05: 44

      It's true what you write. Such a person is no longer reliable to anyone - neither to readers nor advertisers. It's just an advertisement column with lots of unnecessary things at home.

      For me, there are rarely cosmetic novelties on the blog (now there will definitely be a post from this series, because I have some nice news that worked out for me). I also often combine clothes (various elements) for new styles. And all this so as not to collapse your wardrobe;)))

      • Avatar kashienka from Discovering America 10 September 2018 / 18: 09

        Unfortunately, it is easy to fall into the trap of free prizes ... I admit that at the beginning, as my IG developed a bit and companies that started selling jewelry, watches, cosmetics and other things, I was very excited THAT SOMEONE WANTS TO COOPERATE WITH ME! And the fact that in most cases it was barter did not bother me at that time ... After some time, I went to my head, fortunately, and began to refuse such further cooperation. I'm just glad I didn't show it all on the blog! Now less "new" for me, but what is not collapses me most of the free space in the house 🙂 and all happiness!

        • dpblogpl dpblogpl 10 September 2018 / 18: 41

          I also fell into this trap at the beginning of blogging. It's normal (I explain it to myself, haha). The main thing is to understand your mistake and not make it again. Your readers will be grateful for that, but also a wardrobe or some shelf to

          Barter is not bad at the beginning of blogging / when you do it wisely / when the value of the product is close to the amount per post and both parties are satisfied. Barters for hand cream? No way.

  2. Avatar Angelika from nietakieobce.pl 7 September 2018 / 19: 39

    I like this entry and I agree with it. I stop observing people who feel that my trust is failing, so I don't want to create such feelings in my observers like the creator.

    Beautiful photos, like from the movie Coco before Chanel.

    • dpblogpl dpblogpl 8 September 2018 / 06: 35

      One day I sat down and purged my profile and deleted profiles of people who no longer interested me thematically or who too often uploaded photos and I had such people too. In the third group I included people who cheat their Watchers in various ways. Several people found themselves there 😉

  3. Avatar Eliza 7 September 2018 / 12: 32

    Unfortunately, full agreement. It's a pity to read some posts. In fact, many blogs are just like billboards.

    • dpblogpl dpblogpl 7 September 2018 / 13: 14

      Over the years, many blogs for parasites have been created. People count only on barter campaigns, which also spoils the blogosphere, because if someone expects pay for their work then there is a surprise - like this, blogger X will do it for free! 😉 And so many of the companies operate, which is more profitable just to promote the product for free (because the cost of the product and its shipping is actually no burden on the company).

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