Give Your Blog the Zing It Needs


So what do you do to give your blog that extra zing to catch your readers’ attention?  Just about anyone can set up a blog account using a standard template.  You can do that as well but you will just be among the many.  If your blog is to stand out, it has to look unique, different, and a class of its own, if possible.

One of the first things to consider in blog design is the choice of design elements to achieve the desired effect.  A blog image is largely made up of what it looks like because no one will get to see those excellent contents if you don’t manage to get attention first.  A first impression on  online image is usually given by the name or title and a tag-line.   Designs can be lifted from the stock photo services or be custom-made specifically for the site.  The picture and the text font are always the first things to decide on in creating one’s own banner.  Adding a border can make a lot of difference in the over-all effect.

The next thing to consider is the color scheme.  It goes without saying that the color should fit the desired image for public consumption.  Some colors downright clash while others simply blend naturally together.  The theme should also be considered when deciding on color.  There are websites that specifically offer guidance in determining the right color scheme for blog design.

Designs can be personalized to the degree allowed by an owner’s preference and budget.  More careful attention should be given to the site’s design if it is expected to provide financial rewards in return.  A good design is an investment and getting the services of professional designers may be warranted by a serious online business.

Originally posted on November 1, 2011 @ 2:02 pm