Key skills to develop:
Writing styles– There are so many different styles of content writing like news are written in paragraphs. Ads are written, in short, Bloggers write about their own views, thus it is friendly. Thus each writer with its own style makes the content more useful and demanding.
Know the audiences– the Content writer must know who their readers are and what they like to read. One must write according to the needs of audiences and not for themselves.
Write original– Content writing is an innovative and creative task. Thus one should a very innovative. New ideas will make their work catchier for their audiences. As there may be many people writing on the same subjects so naturally there may be some duplication. But one should write their own views and try to bring a new perspective to a subject.
Know Basics– One should know basics of WordPress, SEO, HTML for content writing. And should keep them updated as algorithms of search engine changes constantly.
Social media– To get more publicity to your work one must be active on social media sites. This will increase followers and your work will get more recognition.
The right set of skills will help one write original, innovative and catchy write up for their readers’. So, by focusing on the entire above points one can bring improvement in their content writing skills and can make their hobby as a profession.
Chetna Sharma is an SEO executive, marketer, and writer. A writer by day and a reader by night. She loathes to discuss herself in the third person but can be persuaded to do from time to time. Find her on LinkedIn here: @chetnasharma