Do you blog on a regular basis? If so, youâ€™ve probably posted a few that were anything but complete. You forgot to spell check. You didnâ€™t include the link you planned on using. Or you simply made it a short post because you didnâ€™t know what else to write.
Writing posts on a regular basis takes more than talent; it takes a checklist to make sure all of the pieces are included.
Even if writing isnâ€™t your â€śthingâ€ť, here is an easy way to make sure every post you create is perfectly targeted towards your readers.
1. Start with a great title
Titles are more than a quick note about the photography you are including in this post. If your titles have ever looked like this â€“ â€śJack and Amandaâ€ť â€“ its time to rethink your titles. Titles should be a perfect balance to attract your readers that come to your site, and entice people that find your titles through Google, Facebook, Twitter and more to want to head over and actually read what you have to say.
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2. Is the post complete?
When you are finished with your post, read through it. Is it a post many others would find interesting and useful? Would they want to share it with their friends? Do you get a complete story by reading through it? While posts should never be complete novels, they still need to have complete thoughts. Make sure you have a beginning, middle and end, and your reader gets the complete story by the time they read your last word. [Read more…]