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How to Write a Great Blog Post

How To Write A Great Blog Post

It is undeniable that blogs have become a cornerstone of 21st century communication, but countless writers fail to grasp the concept of outreach defined by this medium.  This useful guide explains the key aspects of a successful blog post.

Grab Attention

The prevalence of entertainment on the Web leads to tough competition, so hit readers with a hook that will simultaneously appeal to new viewers and old fans. The leading sentence of a blog post is an extremely crucial factor in determining whether a reader is going to continue reading. Open with a tantalizing bombshell, but be limited with the details to lure the audience’s curiosity onward.

Stay Reputable

Exaggerations and falsehoods will backfire, so avoid pushing sensationalism over the factual limit. Resist the urge to make up crazy tales just to increase traffic among Web users. These creative liberties will usually earn the collective grumbles of the Internet. Humor blogs are an exception, but these should still have some basis in reality. Overall, plagiarism is the top sin to be avoided. Smart bloggers bolster their reputation with accurate sources and credible references.

Make Useful Information Accessible

A blog post will fail if it solely consists of filler; therefore, it is imperative to deliver meaningful content. After building suspense, it is time to drop a dose of ample statistics laced with cunning analysis. Make sure the writing is innovative and original. Mix up the sentence structures to maintain interest. Ultimately, the best bloggers demystify jargon to break down complex issues into layman’s terms.

Reach Your Base

Focus on your target audience. Tone your vocabulary to match the demographic that is most likely to be receptive to your content. Properly incorporate lingo to match your particular niche or scene. Showcase a consistent theme to prevent the alienation of your core readers.
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About the Author

Cindy BuccieriCindy Buccieri is an author, speaker and heart center adviser. Cindy uses her special gifts, to teach people how to gain clarity, discover their path, remove blocks and create happiness in their personal life and success in their businesses. Through her writing, teaching and guidance, she helps others identify their life purpose and take the necessary steps to achieving it. Cindy also guides those whose purpose is to provide service through a consciously minded business. Using her intuition, gifts and technical background, she helps them create an authentic, successful business and learn how to share their gifts with the world. Cindy has the special gift of being able to walk in “both worlds”. She is the bridge between the conscious minded and technical worlds. She is also the founder of the Inspired Living Community and the Heart and Soul Healing Summit.View all posts by Cindy Buccieri →

  1. Viet fun03-14-2014

    Yes, content is king, I like your post, it’s very helpful

  2. verushka12-19-2015

    Valid points thanks for sharing !

  3. Rachel Reed01-04-2016

    Great Information Cindi. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Emily Rose01-06-2016

    Thanks for the wonderful advice! I will keep these in mind.

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