A Beginner’s Guide To Blogging in Spanish
Starting a blog in Spanish is challenging, fun, and educational if Spanish is your second language. I share plenty of helpful tips for getting started in this blogging guide!
Keep reading to learn how to put your Spanish writing skills to work by blogging in Spanish!
The fact that you are reading this blogging guide means that you are becoming—or already are—a confident Spanish speaker! Congratulations! Your language learning journey has advanced enough for you to explore your communication skills and writing abilities!
Once you let your creative juices flow, your blog will be an amazing bilingual (or Spanish only) site! Write away and don’t let anything stop you.
Choose a Topic
There are endless topics to write about! Even if your blog idea is out there somewhere, you can still add your personal touch to it and make a unique site.
Time to Brainstorm
Grab a cup of coffee, sit down with a notebook and pencil in hand, and let all your ideas flow.
Write anything that comes to mind—your hobbies, your interests, things that fascinate you. Creating a long list of topics gives you more chances of getting to the ones you’re most passionate about.
Be sure that you’re passionate about what you’ll write about. Trust me, it will make the job a lot easier and more fun.
Types of Blogs
Here are some areas you can master your writing skills in.
Expand your brand and let your audience know what you do, create, sell, or offer services for! Let potential clients know what you or your company are up to. If you’re a freelancer, a blog helps you share what you do with others. Keep the clients you have and find new ones!
2. Personal Opinion
Talk about what you are passionate about, such as books, music, movies, or social issues. Include researched essays and share a deeper insight on topics you enjoy talking about socially!
3. Learn to Write Better
Now is your chance to explore your abilities! Write fearlessly and edit your own work or find a trusted editor. Analyze your strengths and weaknesses and write better and better blog entries every time.
4. Share Your Achievements
If you’re a world traveler, a blog is a perfect place to talk about your experiences, post pictures, and share highlights from your journey. This information is useful for people who are planning to visit the places you’ve been to.
If you’re an outstanding academic achiever, why not share your goals and accomplishments with the world? Writing that thesis paper, getting that degree, everything you are proud of—you can share it, too.
Going for a traveler’s blog? Check out: Definite Articles of Countries and Specific Places in Spanish
Choose a Blogging Service
If you type “blog service” in a search engine, the options are endless!
Limited budget? Don’t worry. There are multiple blogging services with 100% free options.
Beginner-friendly blogging services guide you step by step into creating the appearance of your blog. They offer quick tutorials and tons of templates to choose from.
The templates are modifiable—you get a raw structure for your blog design and add your personal touch with colors, fonts, images, and more!
Here are the top free blogging services to check out:
You have your topic, and your blogging service all picked out! Now it’s time to start writing.
Brainstorming is as simple as grabbing a pen and writing down all your thoughts on paper! Not all your ideas have to be brilliant, they just have to be yours.
What’s more, after pouring out all your topic ideas, your brain feels less clogged and more open to other thoughts and details to add to your initial ones.
Your audience remains interested in your work when you give them something to look forward to. They say the key to success is consistency, and in this case it’s true!
Posting weekly—or daily—gives your blog loads of content for your loyal readers to check out and for the new ones to skim through.
While you can do anything you like with your blog, there are tons of ways to learn about making it popular online!
Learning about search engine optimization (SEO) and other ways to optimize your blog is a crucial step for you as a new blogger.
Skim through the blogs you enjoy and note what you enjoy the most about them to enhance your own blog.
Once you’re ready with a couple of perfected posts you’re proud of, it’s time to hit the “publish” button. This is where you share what you have to say to the world! The key is to put yourself out there fearlessly.
This blogging guide wouldn’t be complete without these useful vocabulary words to get you started on your writing journey!
|personal opinion||la opinión personal|
|traveler’s blog||el blog del viajero/a|
|to start||iniciar, empezar|
|website||el sitio web|
Example Sentences in Spanish
Quiero escribir reseñas de libros en mi blog.
I want to write book reviews on my blog.
Mi sueño es ser un bloguero exitoso.
My dream is to be a successful blogger.
Quiero iniciar un blog de opinión personal.
I want to start a personal opinion blog.
Keep Learning Spanish
Writing a blog in Spanish means you’re a confident and skillful speaker by now! However, there’s so much you can still learn.
Speaking two languages fluently paves a road of tons of opportunities for you—higher-paying jobs, a career as an interpreter or translator, and even improving your traveling experiences.
At Homeschool Spanish Academy, we want to help you achieve your goals and access more and more opportunities every day! Taking a class with us means engaging with a native Spanish-speaking teacher. There’s so much you can learn in our 1-to-1 classes. It is as simple as choosing the time and day that suits you best! Sign up for a free trial class today and get on the fast track to becoming bilingual.
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