What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word blog? Is it just writers writing about various topics? Well, you are partially correct. According to Google, a blog is a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.
A blog should answer all the important questions with correct information and stats. A good blog provides informative content to the readers. Blogging is about writing interesting and actionable content on a regular basis that is beneficial to the audience. Anyone can write a blog but, not everyone can write a perfect blog that reaches the most audience. So let me help you out!
13 Tips to Write an Awesome Blog Post:
1. Various Blog Ideas:
If you want to write blogs on a regular basis, you need a ton of ideas. You can use tools like Google Trends, Ubersuggest, SEMRush, Ahrefs, and Evernote to get some ideas. You will find various topics in your niche, then select one of them.
2. Select One Blog Post Topic:
After you got the idea, go to quora.com and search your industry-related keywords, and see what questions people are asking for. You can choose the best question and make it the heading of the blog. There is another option too if you visit Google and search for a keyword and see the top results, note down the ideas, and write better content than the above list.
3. Do Research:
As you must have heard, for acing in your exams, you have to revise properly. Researching is the same as revising as you have to research the topics on various websites as well as in forums, Quora, YouTube, etc. It helps us in adding value to our blog.
4. Take Notes:
After researching on all the platforms, make your own notes. The notes should be the information that you feel is unique and informative. Then take a few hours of break and then again read the notes and prepare yourself to make an outline of a blog.
5. Use Good Headlines & Subheadlines:
David Ogilvy once said, “On average, five times as many people read the headline than read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar”. That’s how important a headline is, if you have impressed your audience with your headline, then half’s the job done.
Sub-heading also helps your readers to notice all the headings of the blog which helps them to stay organized. You can use tools like a Co-schedule analyzer and Sumome’s headline formulas to craft magnetic headlines.
6. Giving Space:
Try to leave blank spaces as much as possible so that it makes your blog easier and fun to read. You don’t want your readers to get bored from your long paragraphs rather make it easier for the audience to read. Make your post browsable and use numbered list and bullet points.
7. Be friendly:
Make it friendly for your customers to read. Just think that you are writing to a friend, connect with your readers. If you can connect with your readers, then they will follow your blogs on a regular basis.
8. Don’t Repeat Paragraphs:
Avoid repetition of the same words or paragraphs. Google recognizes the repetition of the same paragraphs and words and might not show your blog on the first page of the search history.
9. Blog Post Length (Words):
Try to use more than 2000 words in your blog for better SEO & higher rankings in google. But don’t repeat the same paragraphs just for the sake of reaching 2000 words. And try to use quality content and lengthy content.
10. Include Images:
Images make your blog more attractive and fun to read for the readers. For non-copyright images, you can use Pixabay.com for photos or go to advanced search on google for non-copyright images. Non-copyright images make your blog unique and plagiarism-free.
11. Include CTA’s:
Every post needs to have a call to action (CTA). If your post has the ability to convince your readers to take any action on the site, then it is successful. It could be:
- Subscribing to a newsletter.
- Sharing on social media.
- Visiting another page.
- Downloading an e-book.
- Purchasing a product or service.
12. Optimizing for SEO:
SEO is an important aspect of the content world. No matter how informative a blog you write, if it’s not SEO-friendly, it won’t reach more audiences. There are many tools used by bloggers to make their blogs SEO-friendly. But I would suggest using SEM Rush. It is an all-in-one tool suite for improving online visibility and discovering marketing insights.
13. Use Proper Keywords:
Use the best keywords which are SEO friendly. You can use tools like Keywordfinder and Keywordtool.io for all the keywords for the topic. You just have to search the keyword and you will get all the keywords related to your topic. It helps you to write an SEO-friendly blog.
We all have writer’s block while writing a blog. So, first read as many blogs as you can and then write whatever you know. Just take out all the information from your brain. You can edit it later on and make it the best blog post.
So, these are the tips and tricks which will help you in writing an awesome blog post. Hope you find this helpful, Let us know in the comments below. You can also read the step-by-step guide for blog post writing here.
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