sus's blog

By sus, history, 11 months ago, In English

Lets say that you wanted to write a tutorial about Li Chao Segment tree or how Elegia's mind works but you dont know how to write it or where to even begin. Don't worry because this blog will help you start off and get 4k upvotes(note: specified number of upvotes will only come if you write about Elegia's mind).

The first thing people see about your blog is the title. Unless it is in top(in that case you probably already know how to write a good blog), then people will be clicking on it from Recent Actions. If the blog is a contest announcement, a tutorial, or a blog asking for help on a problem, then keeping the title short and concise will help. A certain level of formality should be held when writing the title because it encases everything that you are writing about. You should, however, include description in your title. Simply saying "I have a question" or something similar to that isn't helpful to anyone.

A good title:

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A bad title (sorry 255 I had to call you out on this):

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The next thing people will see about the blog is the way that you start writing it — the "hook" as your English teachers once taught you. Normally this should be an overview about what the whole blog will be about in a little bit more detail, and if this part is boring or not clear, people will click off the blog.

The main body of the blog is really up to you. You can take whatever approach when writing a blog about a tutorial — some approaches I have seen are comical (making many jokes in the tutorial), serious (getting straight to the point of the blog) and Elegia (refer to image below). This entire part is up for you and should align with your previous blog writing type.

Elegia please explain

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Adding images, code, latex or even simple breaks in the paragraphs of a blog greatly increases reader attention. Most of the contest announcements and even tutorials have images to some extent, and this refocuses the reader to the next section. Images are also helpful to convey messages that will take too long to type and also add a little bit of color to your blog.

Good use of images from a tutorial blog (purplecrayon's)

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The conclusion of the blog should wrap up the entirety of the blog in a short few sentences. It should also prompt the reader to think about what you said and not simply forget it.

Thats all there is to Codeforces Blogs. Please consider upvoting if you want to see a grey in top contributors and also friend me because I want to hit exactly 420 friends.

 
 
 
 
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Is this the secret to getting infinite contribution?

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you didn't post this for helping others you posted this for getting in top contributors.

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    Ngl, I actually want sus to be in top 10 soon xD

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      sus is almost in top 10, currently #12 rn

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      Me too, and what about me ToT, I am dreaming to get my contribution as non-negative XD

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This isn't true, the second title is better since it's more clickbaity. There is no way I will ever click the first but I clicked the second immediately.

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    the first has many many more upvotes than the second

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      of course it will have more upvotes because editorials usually have more upvotes than normal blogs.

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      What the other guy said

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Would love to see a grey in top 10 rated users list, why don’t you try that?

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Are you directly telling people to upvote you? How entitled... upvote if you agree

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Maybe we'll see a newbie getting contribution top 10 soon :D

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    as a newbie, im going to be in top rating, not top contributors

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Please consider upvoting if you want to see a grey in top contributors

Weird flex but ok

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A very eye-catching title. I was so excited to click on this when I saw this title in the Recent Actions. Lmao >-<!!!

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A newbie's guide to becoming top 10 contributor in cf

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What everyone is waiting for:

xdxd

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Dang, my dude is moving up.

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Everyone freaks 'bout sus getting to top 10 contributors and I just want to know how does Elegia's mind work.

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    Stop learning useless algorithms, go and solve some problems, learn how to use binary search.

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Nice blog so much things to learn