21 Quick Tips on Writing Great Blog Posts

21 Quick Tips on Writing Great Blog Posts

In preparation for an interview on writing great blog content, I jotted down some ‘quick tips’. While they are all short I hope that they might spark some ideas – enjoy!

  1. Tell your story – it is what makes your content unique
  2. Share how you feel – it will take your readers to a deeper place
  3. You’ll never please everyone – the sooner you come to peace with this, the better
  4. Write about things that matter to you – passion is infectious
  5. Inform, Inspire and Interact – aim to do these things every week!
  6. Experiment with different styles of writing – it will help you find your voice
  7. Mix up the length of your posts – short can be sweet but long can be epic!
  8. When an idea strikes – drop everything and capture it!
  9. Do everything you can to understand who is reading your blog – it will make you more useful to them
  10. Before you publish – ask what you want your reader to do after reading your post – and edit accordingly
  11. Become hyper aware of problems – and obsess over writing posts that solve them
  12. Put aside time to create quality content – it doesn’t just appear
  13. Put aside time to edit and polish your posts – it will take them to the next level
  14. Get a life – you’ll be a much more interesting writer if you’ve lived a little
  15. Ask your readers questions – it will make them feel like they belong and you’ll learn a lot too!
  16. Take your readers on a journey – posts that build from one to another can be powerful
  17. Brainstorm regularly – generating ideas for future posts now can save a lot of pain later
  18. Not every post needs to go viral – shareable content will help you grow but it may not serve your current readers best
  19. Write, Write Write – the more you write, the better you will get
  20. Publish selectively – you don’t need to publish everything you write
  21. BUY A DOMAIN NAME –  It all starts with a name!   You can purchase one here.

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