Do You Feel Intimidated when you Write?
It can be intimidating to write content when there are so many players who are talented and experienced. Players can be divided into three categories: high-scoring players with a knack for producing a large number of quality articles, technical players with in-depth knowledge of the industry and popular players that have a loyal following. Sometimes, it can feel like content writing is a big, competitive industry!
Do not Fear!
Everyone has a different way of doing things. What works for one niche may not work for another niche. To rise to the top of the game, you need to look past the intimidating players. Instead, develop your own strategies.
We’ll look at some “intimidating players” and explain why you don’t have to be like them in order to succeed.
1. The Tech Guru
Intimidation : Knows the search algorithms like the back of their hand. Beautiful websites are built.
Motivation A tech background is not a requirement for writers. The technical resources that you need are now more accessible. Beginners can create beautiful websites using intuitive tools. You can learn new techniques by following blogs and newsletters that are specific to your industry. You can also ask for assistance. You can ask your question in a blog. Support is available on the website. Bottom line: Do not be afraid to contact the website for support.
2. The Perfectionist
Fear: Do not make a mistake. Grammar is perfect.
Motivation: Errors happen! Although proper grammar and spelling will improve your message, making a mistake is not something you should worry about. If you make a mistake and realize it, fix it immediately. You can hire an editor or ask a friend to proofread your work if you find yourself struggling with it on a frequent basis. For tips, check out our Checklist for Punctuation and Grammar.
3. The Master of Marketing
Fear: Internet marketing expert. Uses all marketing channels.
Motivation There is no shortage of ways to promote your product or service. It is unlikely that all marketing channels are the best choice. Start small, then build up. Research and try new things. You’ll find your sweet spot in marketing if you keep experimenting. Bottom line: Experiment!
4. The Big Spender
Fear: Has an assistant. Outsources the writing. Purchase fancy tools.
Motivation A passion for writing is the best tool you can have. Your efforts will not be dictated by your bank account but rather on the basis of genuine hard work. You will be able to directly control the content that you create. You won’t make mistakes on behalf of others. In the end, those who try to buy success will lose out as genuine efforts bring in more profits. Bottom line: Be genuine.
5. Social Media Superstar
Fear: All channels. Has tons of fans.
Motivation Networking, socializing, and promoting your own work can help you gain exposure. However, social media is a distraction that can eat your time. Consider which network your niche uses the most. We recommend that you read these 10 Common Social Media Mistakes You Should Avoid for more tips. Bottom line: Be strategic when networking.
Rise to the top
has the confidence to write, no matter how others perform. Focus on your own skills and don’t worry what other players are doing. Everyone has a different style and it’s your own achievements that matter.
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