For most bloggers, creating an excellent article is a challenging task. In this article, you will learn some tips on how to write impressive blog content for your website.
Tips to Write Impressive Blog Content
I do not like writing. In my secondary school and the University days, essay writing was an activity I dreaded most. I believe some bloggers like you share this feeling. But unfortunately, an excellent article is the backbone of blogging success. For most bloggers, creating an excellent article is a challenging task. In this article, you will learn some tips on how to write impressive and quality blog content for your website.
Worthy of Note Before You Start Writing (Must-Know)
- Deeply research your choice of topic.
- Decide on the most efficient method to provide impressive content to your audience.
- Begin writing blog content and make sure your content is people-friendly and google.
The truth is you can write excellent content for your blog without the love for writing. if you follow these tips, you can produce great content.
Steps to Write Impressive Blog Content for SEO
- Setup a reference list.
- Produce eye-catching titles.
- Sort and select popular titles.
- Structure your headlines, bullets and paragraphs.
- Make use of images, videos, audio, graphics.
- Proofreading, Posting and Review.
1. Setup A Reference List
Taking a look at the industry of your choosing, it is advisable to have a list of good reference blogs or iconic persons or websites in your industry. Make it a habit to regularly read from people's blogs or websites. This will provide you with a constant flow of information. To keep a tab on these blogs or websites, I make use of tools such as Pinterest, Mix, Medium, Emails. There other good tools online which can aid you to keep and track your reference list for your writing like Evernote, Chrome Reading List etc. Let's say, for example, I wish to write an article about SEO, I will look at: The Ultimate Guide to SEO, SEO Unlocked, The Best SEO Tools the Pros Really use in 2020.
If you are pondering on how many blogs or people you need to follow? For me, I don't set limits, but I don't like to exceed 25. I wish to advise you to review and delete your list at least once every six (6) months.
2. Produce Eye-Catching Titles
Furthermore, you now have a list of blogs, websites and people to follow and let's say you've made it a habit of reading regularly. Let's get into the business.
Write down the titles of articles with a high social score, for example, 200 or more likes on Facebook, 100 retweets or more on Twitter. Put this down on an excel sheet, notepad or a simple notebook. These titles are topics that sound well with your targetted audience, which you will look at them later and build your content around them.
3. Sort and Select Popular Titles.
Steve Jobs had a principle which he once said that "a Good artist copy, Great artist steal". This principle guided the late Steve Jobs in the creation of Macintosh, which led Apple to become the most valuable company in our history.
After compiling a list of popular titles which is related to your industry, you will now have an "inspiration catalogue". Every week, take a look at your list and select at least one topic for the week. Select the topics which you are experienced and passionate about. Your reason is not to steal the author's content or work but instead use the titles and your experiences to improve more.
To be able to write good content on the title you have selected, you should be able to answer these questions:
- What is your experience in the chosen theme or topic?
- Do you agree or disagree totally with the original author's opinion?
- Do you have more examples and facts to improve the original article?
- Can you provide more suggestions on tools and other resources for authors?
4. Structure Your Headlines, Bullets and Paragraphs
To commence writing my articles I, first of all, apply this essential technique which is an effective method to structure the framework of my article in order.
- Start by using simple headings to describe paragraphs.
- Apply bullets to explain what each paragraph will contain.
- Change the order of the paragraphs (only if necessary).
- Adjust titles and subtitles to be more attractive.
- Assign the structure of the article to ensure that it flows smoothly.
After structuring the framework of the article, complete each paragraph with the five W's (who, when, what, where, why and how).
When writing your article, be discipline and time-sensitive. This can be done by bringing out specific goals.
5. Make use of images, Videos, Audios, Graphics.
Adding images, videos, audios, graphics to your article makes it engaging. It makes no sense to limit yourselves to words.
Personally, i love making use of these tools in my articles. You can get free images for your article from sites like pixabay, pexels, image search and stocksnap, just to name a few.
6. Proofreading, Posting and Review
Having structured your article, the last step in writing the article is grammar correction, reading test and spelling corrections. Grammarly is a great tool to facilitate proofreading. Its free package provides essential tools.compose clear, mistake-free articles. This tool also aids you to know the percentage of plagiarism of your article (highly plagiarized articles are not suitable for SEO).
Here is my final take before finishing this article. Many of you must have guessed this article was written on the same techniques that i am explaining here. You guessed, right.
These techniques are used by experienced bloggers and professional writers. Having read to this point, you are well equipped to write impressive content. My advice for you is to match forward and create a blog, write sketches, create a list and complete some details of your articles. The more you do, the more efficient you will become in writing. Go ahead, start and be consistent, sooner your blog will be filled with excellent content.