What Is Blog Editing?

Believe it or not, writing a blog post is only half the job. I bet that when most bloggers started blogging they had no idea how many other skills they were going to have to learn in order to get their blog read, or noticed. One of those skills is blog editing.

Editing a blog post is the one ‘chore’ of blogging that most bloggers hate. The main reason for this is because it is difficult to edit your own work. To reread your own words over and over again, trying to make it perfect, is not easy. It can be likened to situations such as when teachers struggle to teach their own children, or psychiatrists seek out advice from someone else, and why Doctors go to other Doctors. To be able to check yourself and your own work is just not easy and quite often it’s better to get someone else to do it.  The phrase “A fresh pair of eyes” comes to mind, but obviously it’s much more than that. 

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