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What I learned from writing a guest post

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Recently I wrote a python tutorial for Datacamp, while writing this tutorial I learned a couple of things which I am going to share with you right here in my blog post. May be you can use my experiences in your own endeavours as a writer.

Idea

The first step is idea generation. You can either search through any previous topics in your blog post if you have one or you can go through your past learning, experiences or any problem statement that you might have gone through and you will find that while doing that you can get tons of ideas to start your article. If you fall short of ideas then you can ask for help from may be your social media followings your friends or your family, for example I asked the people at Datacamp themselves and they suggested me a couple of topics which got me started on the right note. So, be prompt to ask for help and you will be surprised how easily you can crowd-source ideas and there's nothing wrong in it.

Squeezing in time



Squeezing in time to get into a side project while handling a full time job is a nagging difficulty for most of us and if you are like me who works on multiple side projects then this seems next to impossible, right? Wrong, Actually you have to squeeze in your side project whenever and wherever you can. For instance while writing the python tutorial for Datacamp I was actually working on two more side projects while holding a full time job, so what I did was that I squeezed in my task of tutorial writing whenever I could, if I had time after dinner I wrote a few lines for the tutorial, if I had some time left in between watching my favourite TV show then I devoted the couple of free minutes to write some few more lines of codes for the python tutorial. In short you have time and lots of it, its just a question of how efficiently you can manage it. 

The Review

Tidying up your work before submitting your final piece is very important as it reduces the overhead of the people who will actually take care of editing and publishing your article. I myself did many mistake during my first article but now I have made it a point to double check each and every line of my writing or code before submitting it for a final review.


Go ahead and get writing

I have tried to note down my learning/experiences and I hope that you all can take home something from these experiences of mine and believe me the more you write and contribute to the community the more you will learn yourself and the more satisfaction you will get as you are able to help the community. So go ahead and start writing.

If you want to read through the my python tutorial and learn how to use python loops then visit the link here at Datacamp . 



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