Writing a blog post is not easy for beginners. But there is no rocket science; it is just your mind set of writing blog posts. Writing a blog post is essentially brought your traffic to your site.
When I created my first post I didn’t have any knowledge about blogging or blogs. Even, I didn’t know how to write a blog that my targeted audience want to read it. But after then, I focus my all efforts on it just to make my post interesting and engaging that my audience love to read.
By following the certain steps you also can write a good post.
10 Simple Steps to Write a Blog Post :
Here, I’ll show you “how to write a blog post” in 10 simple steps :
- Understand Your Audience:
Before writing, the first thing every blogger know is to understand the audience, without focusing on the targeted audience your all writing efforts will go in vain. Just keep your mind on track to write a blog posts that helps in engaging your audience.
When I wrote my first blog post I spent a lot of time in knowing my targeted audience, I created different social media accounts and find out all the needed information that people love to read.
- Choose your blog niche:
After understanding the audience, now you have to choose a suitable niche to write. Is there any interesting thing you passionate about or have lot of knowledge to write it out? If you have, then start writing on it.
It’s better to have chosen that kind of niche in which you have depth knowledge. When I started my first blog post, I picked my field related topic and start it out to write on “Blogging tips”.
There is no sense to write a blog on that field you have lack of knowledge.
- Research your posting topic:
Research your topic from trusted websites like Wikipedia and many others you may know. Keep researching on that topic and also read some related articles until you find your all answers. This is the best tip that help you to write an informative article that people love to read.
- Working On Title:
Now, you have in that position to write a first blog post. After that, the first thing you must know is to choose a specific title, think about what people are searching for, you have to select a interesting title that attracts the audience.
When you title your blog post Google can read that lines so you have to insert title of your post. Always choose a title, related to your niche site because chosen an irrelevant title may harm your position in Google ranking.
- Useful Intro Of product or niche:
After writing a title of your post, next step is to focus on your post introduction because a post without introduction makes no sense. So, you have to write a brief introduction about your product or niche in first paragraph of your post. It helps in engaging your audience.
- Write a Unique Content:
It is necessary to know for beginners that “Content is king” without writing a Unique or quality content there is no sense to write an article.
Don’t copy or paste someone’s article or spun someone else article because in this way you can cheat with your audience and after that you may lose your targeted audience.
So, it is important to have focus on your own article and make your article unique which inspire people to buy your product or read out your whole article.
- Formatting your content:
After writing a unique content, Design your content in good manner, put one or two relevant pictures in your article including (alt text), read your own article twice, exclude all unnecessary words, Read article once again as a visitor and check your article with different styles that how it looks like.
- Meta Description and Meta Keywords:
Always write relevant Meta description in your blog post, it helps visitors to understand your whole article’s purpose in 150 – 160 words. It give visitors to read your article summary in a quick way and if they found it useful, they will read your whole article and take interest.
Meta keywords help visitors to search your post easily and quickly. It has less important now a day.
- Optimize Post for On-Page SEO:
After complete your whole writing work optimize your post for on-page SEO, include one or two outbound links (Anchor text) for reference or if you have further information on next post then do some internal linking to your post.
10. Publish Your Post:
Hurrah! You have completed your first blog post. Now, starts promoting your blog post on different platform to get your post viral. I have also written an article on how to promote your blog post you must read it out. Keep using this method again and again and start publishing posts.
Hope, the article “How To Write A Blog Post – 10 Simple Tips For Beginners” will definitely helps you in writing new blogs.
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