How to Write Blog Posts that People Love Reading

There’s something undeniably appealing about exceptional writing. It’s what keeps us awake until 3 a.m. to finish a good book. Online, it’s what makes you continue to click through articles to read more of what a blogger writes.

The appeal and proven success of content marketing have made the world a noisy place. Now, just about anyone with any level of writing talent can start a blog.

To attract a following and make money from your writing, you need to make it flow. The structure of your post has a direct effect on how many people get sucked into your posts and continue to click through to read more, more, more from you.

Although structure can sometimes limit the creative process, there are a few best practices for writing blog posts. Follow these and you’ll consistently hook your readers.

“No one can really predict how well a piece of content is going to go over with your readers… BUT what we can do is increase the odds of your content becoming a winner…” ~Charles Edgar @CharlesEdgar6

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My Outrageously Comprehensive Guide to Writing a Blog Post

writing a blog post

“I’m building a snowball the size of continents. The catch: it sometimes moves at a glacial pace.”

This quote from Tim Ferriss, who has to be one of the most influential people I’ve read, really hit home with me and how I go about preparing for writing content.

His point is that he isn’t interested in collecting a bunch of one-and-done users. He wants a readership that sticks around and absorbs his content, who trust and value his opinion and will continue to do so.

He’s rolling snow balls, not sifting through sand. He’s setting up his content so that the people who latch onto to his product are here to stay. While that tribe may build slowly, once it does there are few things capable of stopping a ‘glacier’.

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8 Tried and True Methods for Creating the Blog Content Your Audience Wants

blog contentAre you spending a lot of time creating content that nobody reads?

  • No website traffic.
  • No Likes on Facebook.
  • No Tweets.

Have you ever considered that maybe the problem may not be your content, but your blog style?

Don’t get me wrong, you have to write content that is compelling and interesting to your target audience. But you also have to style your blog post in a way that is aesthetically pleasing and easy for your readers to scan.

Here are 8 tips on how to write a good blog post that that will capture your audiences attention.
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