What Have You Taught Me Lately?
Bloggers are always teaching or learning something. Blogs are filled with ways to promote a blog, to build a brand, to install a new plugin. When we get a new program, instructions come with it. Sometimes we follow them. Sometimes they work. Sometimes big parts of them seem to be missing.
How-to blogging teaches something.
A how-to post could be as simple as how to a make a sandwich or as complicated as how to turn your computer into a host server for WordPress.
People read how-to articles because they want to be learning.
Therefore: Nothing is worse than a how-to post that skipped a step.
I hate information that has holes in it. [Read more…]