How Not to Be a Boring Blogger: Write Like You Eat (Infographic)

Content is king right now. You have to engage with your consumers if you want them to buy what you are selling.

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By Catherine Clifford

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Business owners, you ought to be blogging. If you are not, you should start. Blogging is a way to update your customers about changes in your business and engage with your customers on developments in your industry. But here's the thing, don't be boring. If you bore your readers once, you have lost them.

Learning how to write well and deliver interesting content is challenging, but the payoff is cold, hard cash. More than 80 percent of marketers who blog on a daily basis make more money on their investments than those who don't, according to this infographic made for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions by Column Five Media.

Related: Turning Content from 'Meh' to Wow With Storytelling

If you think about blogging like food, then you are less likely to publish the same genre of content every single day. Even though a peanut butter sandwich with sliced banana is one of the most delicious foods on the planet, nobody wants a peanut butter sandwich for lunch every single day. You need some vegetables, some meat, some grains, and yes -- you do need some sweet stuff. After all, who doesn't like a bit of cake? Or, in the world of the blog, who hasn't clicked on an adorable video of a baby animal at one point or another?

Check out the infographic (below) for more information about how to keep your content captivating and delicious.

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Habits of the World's Wealthiest People

Related: How This Blogger Turned Her Hobby Into a Full-Time Job and Scored Millions of Fans

Catherine Clifford

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC

Catherine Clifford is senior entrepreneurship writer at CNBC. She was formerly a senior writer at Entrepreneur.com, the small business reporter at CNNMoney and an assistant in the New York bureau for CNN. Clifford attended Columbia University where she earned a bachelor's degree. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. You can follow her on Twitter at @CatClifford.

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