In an ocean of websites, it’s quite difficult to be an individual drop. At some point, you will come across a topic that has already been covered by someone else. What can you do to build a unique site without it seeming like you’re copying the success of others? It’s not impossible. It just takes a bit of effort.
It takes more than knowing keywords to create quality content. Catch phrases, buzz words and click-bait terms are all too prevalent. This is especially true on platforms like social media. Instead of sharing information, a lot of people simply regurgitate falsities or flat-out lie for the sake of getting views. So, what can you do to avoid looking fake when creating your own content?
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This is true in just about anything in life. What one person deems magnificent, another may view it as trash. When it comes to writing content, the trick is get the majority to view your material as beauty. It’s safe to assume that you’ll never please 100% of the people 100% of the time. The most you can hope for is to improve upon yourself while engaging those you’re writing for.
Recently, I’ve been working on publishing a few short stories on Wattpad. So far, it’s been a great deal of fun as I’ve been entering small contests based on various themes. I wasn’t halfway through my first story when I realized that I was still focusing on AP style writing. It was almost like I was writing a piece for a client rather than myself. It looked as though I was having a hard time separating the ghostwriter from the author.
Old content can still be useful long after the posts have been created. This is often seen in evergreen content as the article could be relevant several years down the road. Old pieces of material can also serve the purpose of inspiring new blog posts. If done correctly, you could have a never ending supply of content ideas based from one older idea.