Content is the king!
Content is the most crucial part of your blog.
You should write informative, engaging, and SEO-friendly articles to get more traffic to your blog.
Today I’m going to show you how to write a blog post that gets:
- First page Google rankings.
- Hundreds of comments.
- Thousands of traffic and social shares.
Let’s dive right in.
The formula to write a blog post that generates traffic and sales
From education to business, blogging has become one of the most important aspects to market a business online. Living in this era of the internet, you have probably read a lot of blog posts.
Well, you have probably noticed a similar format in almost every blog post.
It is not a coincidence; it is for a reason.
This format or we can say this formula helps the bloggers to generate a lot of traffic.
If you want to know this formula, you are in the right spot. Here, we will let you know how to write a high-quality blog post from start to finish.
Pair Your Blog With An Attractive Title
Well, you should not write a blog post without giving it a title.
Almost 80% of people will read the headline of your blog post but, only 20% of people will click the link and go through the article.
Well, you might have achieved good writing skills. But, if your blog post does not have an attractive title, you will not get an attractive result.
Now, giving a suitable title in the blog post is not as easy as it sounds. Therefore, there are ways through which you can do it.
You can visit stores and pick any reputed magazine. You can go through those magazines and check out the titles used there. Thus, you will get a concrete idea about how to give an attractive and interesting title to your blog posts.
You can use CoSchedule’s Free Headline Analyzer to write headlines that drive traffic and shares.
Add Bold Statement To The Introduction Of Your Blog Post
The second step that you will have to follow is adding a bold statement to the introduction part of your blog post.
The introduction can set the tone of your blog and if it does not have any kind of bold or valiant statement, the readers will not go through the rest of your blog.
Even, if you have added an attractive title, you will still not get the taste of success.
Well, the introduction of your blog post is not all about adding a bold statement.
Apart from this, you will have to let your visitors know about what the blog post is going to cover.
You will have to write the introduction part in such a way so that they get a brief overview.
Moreover, they will definitely make a comment in the comment section.
Always Include Subheadings In The Body
You should not write blog posts without a subheading.
After following all these steps, you will have to add subheadings. Apart from this, you should not write more than three to five sentences in every paragraph.
Write more subheadings, and make your blog post super skimmable and easy to read for the lazy readers.
Format your blog post using H2s, H3s, and H4s, when appropriate.
Make sure you write all the headings, subheadings, and other necessary points before you write the actual blog posts. It helps you write long blog posts in less time.
Linking To Other Sites
Linking to your own site as well as other sites is very important.
When you are linking to your own website, it will promote your business. Along with this, when you are linking to other websites and sources, it will definitely increase the credibility.
How to write an engaging blog post?
1. Add a personal touch – When you are writing a blog post, always write using ‘You’ and ‘I’. Because there is a single person, who is reading your blog post. Just like you are reading this post alone.
Don’t just write for the search engine. Make sure you aren’t behaving like a robot. Keep in mind that you are a person writing a blog post for another person.
2. Write better headlines – Add power words, emotional words, and also add keywords to your blog post headline. Use Coschedule Headline Analyzer to analyze and improve your blog post’s headlines.
3. Write detailed content – Always write in-depth and detailed content. Feel free to write (1000+ words) long content. Also, try to help your readers by solving their problems.
4. Add bucket brigades – You may be wondering what is “bucket brigades”?
Bucket brigades are words and phrases that add conversational value to your content. Bucket brigades make your content more conversational and engaging.
Some examples of bucket brigades are – “Look at this”, “Sounds familiar?”, “Ready?” etc.
Look at my content. I’m using lots of bucket brigades to make my content more engaging.
5. Use visuals on your blog – Add screenshots, graphs, infographics, and stock images. Don’t copy images from Google. Use copyright free stock image sites to download images for free.
Don’t Forget To Add A Conclusion
A conclusion plays a very big role. It will summarize the total subject matter of your blog post.
Therefore, you must add a conclusion to all of your blog posts.
You can add a sentence in an interrogative mood. It will actually allow the readers to write their opinion in the comment section.
Ultimately, it will increase engagement.
This is all about the magic formula.
So, what are you waiting for?
Follow these steps and write effective blog posts to boost your blogging career in 2021.
Now it’s your turn!
You’ve read about the way to write a blog post to generate traffic and sales.
And you get some actionable tips to write a blog post.
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