Vol. 2 of the Blog Style Guide is here!
by Brittany Taylor
published July 6, 2018
¶ Folks, we need to talk. I’ve been reading a lot of your blog posts lately and there are two things happening:
First, I’m smacking my hands together because, damn, your content is good. Go you! Not only are you getting out there and blogging your fingers off, but you’re also creating original, informative content. Y’all get all the snaps.
Second, I’ve got so much side-eye going on because some of your typos and, um, choices are making me not wanna read every iota of goodness you have going on.
That sucks because, A., I want to read it!, and B., I’m probably not the only one who’s turned off by your mistakes, strange turns-of-phrase, or just-wrong word and punctuation choices.
So today, we’re gonna work on that. Together. In secret. That way, you can peek at this post, see what you’re nailing (high five!), what you’re not, and what other people are doing that is, admittedly, kinda funny. Giggle at some /headdesk moments. Go fix your mistakes. Then get back to creating amazing content.
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At the start of 2018, I decided to share my blog style guide with you for free. Because, why not?
Back then, I told you I’d release periodic updates to the guide. This is the very first update. To prep for it, I’ve scoured blog posts and articles across the internet. I’ve learned a lot. I’ve cringed a lot. And I took note of the biggest little mistakes that there’s no reason for you to make going forward.
If you’re new to the idea of the blog style guide, no worries! You haven’t missed a thing. For my in-depth tutorial on how to use a blog style guide (and the newcomers below), click here.
My name is Brittany, but my friends and clients call me "Britt." Online small business owners hire me to create content strategies and write their blog posts, email newsletters, and social media updates. I work with bosses around the world from the marshes of Charleston, S.C.
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