The good and bad thing (depending on the topic!) about blogging is that there are no rules. Which means it’s hard to know what choice to make in some situations. Today we’re tackling the topic of swearing in blog posts.
To Swear Or Not To Swear?
The first and most important question to ask is if you want to swear. It can sound a little silly to think of it that way, so it might be more helpful to ask yourself: Do you swear much in real life? If you do, then a swear word here or there may actually help readers to identify with you. However, if you don’t swear or have an audience that isn’t likely to respond to swearing, then just keep it clean!
Do you want to work with brands? What sort of brands do you want to work with? If you’re looking at working with family friendly brands, then it’s worth considering not swearing in blog posts, because there’s a risk that you won’t match the company image. This isn’t a hard and fast rule; some bloggers swear and still have a lot of success with brands, but it is worth thinking about.
This topic isn not meant to censor you, just to make you think and to ensure that you make an informed decision about your choice to swear or not on your blog.
Do you swear on your blog? Are curse words a no-no if you’re a blog reader?
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