You’ve got a blog post idea. Now, how do you write it? That’s what this article will answer. Whether you want to know how to craft the perfect introduction or craft a killer conclusion and everything in between, we’ll go over all of that and more. So let’s begin!
1. How to write a hook that grabs readers.
The first sentence of your post is the hook. It’s what grabs readers’ attention and makes them want to read more. The best way to do this is by asking a question or making a statement that gets people curious about your topic, like “How many times have you wondered how to write a killer blog post?”
A good hook should also be relevant and interesting–there’s no point in making something up if it doesn’t relate back to what you’re writing about! For example: “I’ve been wanting my whole life,” would not make sense here because there’s no indication that this person has ever wanted anything before now (or even if they do).
2. How to write the introduction to your blog post.
The introduction is the first thing a reader sees, so it’s important to get them hooked. Think of it like a hook in a song: you want to grab their attention and make them want more.
- Introduce the problem or question you are going to answer.
- Make a promise of what the reader will get out of reading your post.
- Use a question that grabs their attention, such as: “Do you ever wonder what happens when we die?”
3. How to organize your points and make them easy for readers to follow.
When you’re writing your blog post, it’s important to organize your points logically. Organizing them in a logical way will help readers follow what you’re saying and also make it easier for them to understand what you’re trying to say.
Here are some ways you can organize your points:
- Use subheadings. Subheadings are great for breaking up longer pieces of content into smaller chunks that are easier for people to digest; they also make it clear where each section begins and ends so that readers know where they should focus their attention next (and how much time they need before switching topics). For example: “How To Write A Killer Blog Post In 7 Easy Steps.”
- Use numbered lists or bullet points when possible–both are easy ways of making sure readers see all the key takeaways from each section without having any confusion about which point is most important or relevant at any given time during reading through an article (and thus helps keep readers engaged throughout).
4. The anatomy of a blog post paragraph
If you’ve been reading this far, then you know that a blog post should consist of an introduction, body and conclusion. But what exactly is each section?
A paragraph should be about a single idea–not multiple ideas or topics. A paragraph contains one main point and supporting details. It’s not meant to ramble on and on; rather it should focus on one thing at a time in order to convey its meaning clearly and concisely. And since we’re talking about writing here (and not speech), there should be no need for any commas in between thoughts or sentences because we aren’t pausing for breath when speaking aloud (unless maybe there’s someone else talking over us).
5. How to write an effective conclusion
Your conclusion should be a summary of what you wrote. It’s the last thing that readers will read, so it’s important to leave them with a strong impression of what they just read.
To do this, use the following techniques:
- Summarize the main points of your article in one or two sentences. This is a good opportunity for you to highlight anything that was particularly important or interesting in your post (for example, if you had an infographic or video). You could also include any tips or suggestions for how people can apply what they learned from reading your article in their own lives or businesses.
- Make an actionable call-to-action (CTA). Your CTA should ask readers something specific that gets them invested in reading more content on your blog–for example “Sign up here,” “Check out our pricing page” or “Read more about how we did it.” This way when people visit your site again later down the road they’ll see exactly where they left off which makes them more likely click through again because they know exactly where everything else was located!
6. Blog post length, formatting and design tips
- Blog post length
The length of your blog posts should be determined by the type of content that you are writing and the topic that it covers. If you have written a short article or post, then it is better to keep it short and concise. On the other hand, if you have written something like an ebook or how-to guide where there are many points that need to be covered in great detail then there’s no point in trying to make it shorter by removing important information just because there is not enough space available on your website page!
The general rule here is: choose wisely! If there’s something important missing from what I’m saying then let me know – but don’t cut anything out just because “it doesn’t fit”.
7. What you should do after you publish a blog post
Once you’ve published your blog post, it’s time to start thinking about how you can get more readers.
The first thing you should do is respond to any comments left by readers. This shows that you care about what people are saying about your post and gives them an opportunity to have their voices heard.
You should also share the link on social media so that others can see what you’ve written! You can also create lists of other blogs that might be interested in featuring or republishing it as part of their own content strategy (more on this later).
You can use these steps as an outline for your next blog post!
These steps are a great outline for your next blog post!
- Write the introduction to your blog post.
- Outline the body of your blog post in bullet points, or write each point on its own line if you prefer that method.
- Think about how you’ll divide up the sections of text into paragraphs–will each paragraph be one point or will there be multiple points within each paragraph? If so, how many? You might want to look at other writers’ posts as examples when deciding this (and also just because it’s fun).
- Write those paragraphs! Make them interesting and engaging so people want to keep reading! Be sure not only that they make sense but also that they use language appropriate for readers who have already read other things written by other people online; avoid jargon unless absolutely necessary because otherwise people won’t know what words mean which means no one reads past paragraph number two before getting bored out of their skulls with boredom induced by lack of understanding due outbursts followed immediately thereafter by leaving forever without contributing anything whatsoever back into society except maybe some wasted time spent reading something useless instead possibly contributing something useful instead: either way nothing productive happens here today.
We hope that you found this post helpful and informative. The truth is, there are many more ways to write a killer blog post than what we’ve covered here. But if you follow these seven steps and keep them in mind as you write, then you will be well on your way towards creating something truly amazing!
Remember that you can always call Atomic Social to assist with your next blog as well. Reach out today!