Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Examine your blog as if you were the Hotel Inspector
This typically involves getting rid of the horrible colours that the owners think are cute. Destroying unnecessary decorations, in one case, a 'museum' of other people's unwanted junk! And covering everything in sight with such an air of freshness and newness that people can not resist staying there and being happy to do so.
She resolves family issues, and staffing problems and then at the end they have a brilliant re-launch party.
Tomorrow, take a step back from your blog. Sign out and visit it as if you were a casual visitor, just surfing on by on the look out for something useful or interesting to read.
1. What are your first impressions?
2. Is it clean and crisp?
3. Are your 'best bits' on display in prominent places, where they can be easily found?
4. Do the colours or the images clash on the page or in the brain?
5. Do you have a 'museum' of unwanted junk which needs to be removed?
So you know what needs to be fixed. Done that?
Good. As Alex Polizzi would say: "That's brilliant dahling".