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How To Write Good Blog Posts

I’m sure, everyone knows that one key to success in blogging is to create great content for your readers. The content that’s not only solves the reader’s problem, but also content that provides value to your readers as well.

How to create posts that can attract readers?
Moreover, how to make the readers keep interested to visit my blog?

If such questions often arise in your mind, then you’re reading the right article. This article will discuss about tips on how to create posts that can make your readers come back to visit your website.

Discover and follow these 5 tips to enable you to create articles that are not only well read, but also make your readers coming back and back again for sure. Here they are:

1. Determine The Right Writing Style

All you have to do before writing blog posts is to determine who exactly your audiences. I mean, you create an article based on what? Who do you expect to read it?

You must determine the readers’ expectations when making posts. If possible, give more benefits than they expected.

You can determine your writing style accordingly. Once you get a writing style that is most appropriate for your blog, be consistent with it.

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2. Stop List Links

Write Good Blog Posts

I often find content that just tell the readers to click the links to the desired content. For me, it was troublesome. Usually, I just closed it immediately.

As a blogger, I understand that blogging is very time-consuming activity.

If your blog is filled with many articles, then sometimes there is a temptation to just make list links that require the readers to follow the link to the other content, either the content from your own blog, as well as from other sources.

Don’t get trapped with such thoughts. In fact, the readers don’t want to follow the bread traces that you leave to them. They want more than that.

They want to hear something from you; they want you to lead them in getting something interesting to read. Yes, they want you and your blog.

However, if you really want to create list links content, make sure you add your views and context on those links.

Remember, links without context is a simple way to lose readers rather than retain them.

3. Be Honest

In your opinion, which one is preferred by many people, an honest person or someone with pretenses?

Well, of course everyone likes honest people, it’s no doubt. And, as well as with posts. Blogs that are filled with the honest articles is well-liked by the readers. Even though, they never met you in person, but they will feel close to you.

In other words, you have to show your personality in each of your posts, as I explained in my previous post.

Remember, an important aspect to a blog’s success is the community that develops around it

4. Write in Short Paragraphs

Write in Short Paragraphs

Things you need to know are most readers will skim your web page first before reading the text entirely. You can ease them by providing a good visual relief for your readers. Write your article in short paragraphs and avoid heavy text pages.

One paragraph with no more than 2-3 sentences is a safe rule.

5. Provide Attribution

Be careful not to be accused of plagiarism by copying content from other sites. If you find good content from other sites and want to publish it on your website, then give credit to the site by providing a link back to the source site.

 

Well, that’s it! 5 tips to write good blog posts. But, in order to be able to follow these tips, you also need to have good writing skills, right?

So, what about your writing skills?

If you are still unsure about your writing skills, then I will give you some tips that can improve your writing skills for sure. So, check these simple tips.

  • Write effectively!
  • Do your best to create a great content. Don’t be lazy!
  • Distraction is a sign of a great work. Stay focused no matter what!
  • Write what deserves to be written. Avoid junk content!
  • Straighten your intentions 🙂

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So, what tips you use in order to write blog posts that makes readers interested?

 

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66 Responses to “5 Tips to Write Good Blog Posts”

  • Mi Muba says:

    Content writing is not simply to express your ideas in your own words. Online content writing is more than that. You have to take care of your readers liking, their time constraints and their real reading needs. After that we may be able to craft an impressive piece of contents.
    Your all points are really cool and help a lot to write an unforgettable post. Thanks for sharing it.
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    • Hi Muba,

      Thanks for your comment and welcome to my blog 🙂

      Yes, I agree with you. Content writing is a job that has many aspects to consider, including thinking about your readers liking. It was no doubt! 😀

      I love your comment and thanks for your nice words, Muba.
      Yes, you’re mostly welcome. My pleasure to added value, indeed.
      Thanks for stopping by and have a nice day.

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • Liz says:

    “Distraction is a sign of a great work.” ?? Not sure what you mean here.
    Great article, thanks!

    • Hi Liz,

      Thanks for your comment and welcome to my blog 🙂

      Well, I will explain the point here. You know, when you try to do something that is a good thing of course, and for some reason a lot of distractions that you receive. In your opinion, why did it happen?

      Yes, it is due to distractions only comes to those who try to do their best. The distractions like feeling lazy, hesitate, procrastinate, etc. That is called “tests of life” 🙂

      If you get through it, you’ll arrive at your good purposes, indeed!

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting here, Liz.
      I really appreciate it. 🙂

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • Akos Fintor says:

    Pretty decent hints take into consideration before “grabbing a pen”.
    I found one thing that helps me the most.
    I don’t write if I don’t feel like writing.
    I only do it when it feel like fun and there is something that I really, really want to share with my audience.

    great tips, Nanda

    Akos
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  • Hi Nanda,

    Great tips to follow! I think being honest is the core value of what we write. If we are not honest people somehow do sense that.

    Our writing skills do improve with time. As long as we keep working on them, it only becomes better.

    When I notice I’m distracted, I walk away. The only time I write is when I’m inspired. Sometimes the inspiration strikes and I’ll write something on a document for later use.

    -Donna
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    • Hi Donna,

      Yes, you are correct. Nowadays people are already smart to differentiate which ones are honest and which are not.

      Yes, I remember these words “practice makes perfect”
      It fits well into your words 😉

      Of course, sometimes we have to get away from something if you feel disturbed. Because we might just get bored and need a little change of scenery. That’s nice tips from you, Donna 😀

      Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us, Donna.
      Have a nice day for you.

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • Samir says:

    Hello Nanda,

    Great tips mate, I guess you’ve described the essential to write a good post. I’d make a short list of these tips.

    Thanks
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  • SmithLopez says:

    Hi Nanda,

    you have posted informative article. Its very unique concept. Your 5 steps are very useful for all the blogging world.

    Thanks for sharing have good day 🙂

    keep posting

  • Hi Nanda,

    I agree with you completely 🙂

    You do need to do all the things you mentioned to write a good blog post that your readers would love to visit. I think when you write keeping your readers in mind, and you write from your heart, you connect with them, and they are yours forever. 🙂

    Using small paragraphs that consist of 2-3 lines, using quotes, images, or some kind of color etc, also works well, besides videos. Anything that adds more color to the content works and if your readers are liking it, then you are on the right track, they are the best people to judge I think.

    Thanks for sharing this with us, and I appreciate the link love too 🙂
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    • Hi Harleena,

      Yes, I also agree with you. Writing a blog post is to consider the reader as well. In other words, we write for the readers. 🙂

      I tried what you said. I feel that by giving a lot of variety in my post, readers will love it because it’s not boring. I tried to do my best to please my readers though. 😉

      “Your readers is the best people to judge”
      It’s well said, Harleena. I agree with you 😀

      Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us here, Harleena.
      It’s a very valuable comment, indeed!

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • Bhavesh Patel says:

    Hi Nanda,

    Content writing is not that easy task. It needs creativity everyday and every moment. Because while writing a content you have to focus on so many things like an eye catchy title, keep readers engage with your blog, share content more and more on social media signals, and last but important readers are keeping visit your blog and find your content informative and good. 🙂

  • Emmanuel says:

    Your first point is really on point. Possessing your own writing style is indeed a great asset and shouldn’t be under estimated. Being unique is really a great thing.

    Thanks a lot Nanda for the insight from this post.
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  • Adrienne says:

    Hey Nanda,

    I think that these types of tips are always helpful especially for newbies when they may seem somewhat confused about how to write and what to write. I’m not sure exactly if I agree with all of what you shared though.

    We definitely need to determine who our target audience is before we go any further, I agree with that. I think for most we fall into our own style because when I first started writing I was boring, stiff and to the point. I wasn’t a writer and I didn’t know how this is done. I was taking the advice of those teaching me to write about the benefits and no one ever told me to put myself in my content. I still don’t think I actually have a “style” but I’m sure others might think I do.

    As far as the list links, some of them I actually love. Especially when it’s like lists of different posts the author found that contribute to the topic they’re sharing. I ran across one the other day and he had listed about 40 different posts. Sure, he’s taking his readers away from his own site but he’s linking to 40 other people who are really appreciating him doing that so it’s really a win/win I believe. I won’t read all 40 but I did see quite a few that I’m definitely going to be checking out. He helps us and them too.

    The rest I definitely agree with. You always need to be honest and give people credit where credit is due. The short paragraphs just make it that much easier for us to read too.

    Great share so thanks for putting this one together. Hope you’ve had a good week and enjoy your weekend.

    ~Adrienne

    P.S. I wanted to ask you why you don’t have your Twitter ID set up in your social sharing button at the top of your post? You definitely want to know who is sharing it and most of your readers won’t go to that trouble to add it. Just a reminder.
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    • Hi Adrienne,

      Seeing your comment, remind me with Harleena, ha ha ha.. 😀
      Yes, I agree with you. Sometimes the list links is also useful for some people. If a given link has a quality that is really useful for them.

      Thanks for your honest and valuable commment, Adrienne.
      I really appreciate it and hope you’ve had a good week too.

      Also, thanks for remind me about my social sharing button, I’ve set up it though. And, it’s all thanks for you 🙂

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • MSI Sakib says:

    Hello Nanda Rahmanius,
    This is first time I have visited you blog. I am very surprised to see such good articles on this blog. Specially your tricks on writing good blog posts is amazing.
    By the way I found your blog on klinkk.
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  • Mark says:

    Excellent tips Nanda!

    If you’re going to use the pen or your keyboard, it’s probably a good idea to have a checklist near by with your five extremely practical tips on
    it!

    And like you (both) pointed out and expertly demonstrated, keep your paragraphs short and relevant is a proven writing strategy. Will definitely share your tips via social media.

    Thanks for the insights!
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  • Amiti says:

    Hi Nanda,

    Thanks for sharing these insights. I agree with you most strongly regarding the short paragraphs – this is something I too need to work on.
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  • Hi Nanda,
    A very informative post, especially for people new to or considering taking up writing blog posts.

    Have a great week,
    Bill

  • Hey Nanda,

    You shared some interesting tips. The one that really drew me was to write in short paragraphs. This is something I’m still struggling. I know readers do not like long, drawn out paragraphs that just keeps going on and on. It makes the blog post boring all together. You definitely want shorter sentences and white spaces between the short paragraphs. Maybe add an image or two to make it more interesting! Thanks for sharing and you have a great week ahead!
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  • Hi Nanda,

    All excellent points you mentioned!

    #3 really stuck to me though. There is so many blogs out there on so many different topics. Many of them will talk you up just to get the sale. Honesty is huge for me online or offline.

    They will try to win readers by telling them all these false things but the one who is honest about where they are and where they are going will get me attention for sure!

    Take care Nanda!
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  • Bhavesh Patel says:

    Hi,

    Writing a blog post is very easy but writing a effective blog post is very hard. Not everybody writing effective and user engage blog post. Some people born with this art and some people are develop it insight. You mention quite good points here. Thanks for sharing this blog post with us.

    Regards!!!
    Bhavesh Patel

    • Hi Bhavesh,

      Yes, you are right. The difficult part is to write articles effectively. But I believe, everyone can do this if he wants to try and read a lot, I think it could help though 🙂

      You are very welcome, Bhavesh. Thank as well.
      My pleasure to know this article useful for you.

      Do have a wonderful week ahead.

      Regards,
      Nanda
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      • Bhavesh Patel says:

        Nanda I have question does too many internal linking of our post is harmful to blog?? Because many people in my circle who is blogging are suggesting the same thing to. 🙂

        Regards!!

        • Hi Bhavesh,

          Thanks for coming back 🙂

          If you use the word “too many”, indeed, it’s not good. In any case, too many things is not good. Everything had it’s quota, right? 🙂

          You must use the internal linking wisely. Don’t use it too much and according to your needs. Here are some tips about internal linking from my previous post:

          “Do not use more than 4-5 internal links per page. Use internal links wisely (This is just my opinion and not a research. In fact, it depends on your needs).”

          I once made a post about this before, if you wish, please take a look this post: 5 On-Page SEO Techniques That Will Increase Your Rankings

          I hope it can help you, Bhavesh. 🙂
          Thanks for the question and good luck for you.

          Regards,
          Nanda

  • Babanature says:

    Hello Nanda,
    There is nothing like being yourself. when you write with your own voice, you will definitely produce good result.

    You have written 5 tips that will definitely help any blogger who’s trying to write a really nice and enjoyable post.

    Thanks for the wonderful post and do have a good week ahead…
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  • Work with Diane says:

    I came across your blog today and I have to say it is one of the best blogs I have found in quite some time. It’s one of the best informative blogs I’ve found lately. Thank you for sharing great information for your readers. I am an award winning entrepreneur of 17 years. I’m impressed, and love your posts. I read through quite a few of them and will be back. I read about using StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Blogging tips and other posts. Awesome content. Again thank you.
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  • Mohd Arif Khan says:

    Hello Nanda,

    Writing a first post, actually matters alot. And I say, it happens every time.we all are very fresh every time for post to write. So, it becomes tricky to write it. But the points you pointed out are important much.
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    • Hi Arif,

      Yes, write the first post is very important. There are so many distractions that we might receive when writing it, doubt also surrounds our minds.

      However, I think it is our awareness so as not to make a bad post. It depends on how we can manage it.

      Thanks for the engagement. Have a nice day.

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • Mohd Arif Khan says:

    Hey Nanda,

    You have done a great job as you tried to find the solution of a big problem of providing a good post at each and every juncture of blogging. And I’m impressed by your work so much that now I will be a regular visitor of your blog.

    Thank you for your sharing.
    ~Mohd Arif Khan
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  • Sunday says:

    Hi Nanda,
    That was an impressive content you have shared. I couldn’t agree with you more on the 5 tips shared. The post has pointed out some fantastic best practices that should be followed to deliver valuable contents always.

    Writing the best blog posts should be done with the mindset of recognizing the problem of the reader and proffering value and solution. Honest and best practices in writing should not be relegated to the background!

    This comment was left in kingged.com where this post was shared.

    • Hi Sunday,

      Welcome to my blog and thanks for the engagement 🙂

      I agree with you. If our article can solve the problems of our readers, then that’s what is said to be the best blog post. Indeed, bloggers are people who try to solve the problems of others 😉

      Thanks for adding your voice in here, Sunday.
      Do have a nice day for you.

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • metz says:

    Hello Nanda!

    Blogging is essential to marketing jobs – but it isn’t easy. You have to start with a topic and a working title. A topic can be pretty general, however, it is essential to come up with a few topic ideas to get you started, I must say.

    It is also very important you provide attribution in your writing. You must tell your readers where the information in your story comes from, as well as who is being quoted. Therefore, I agree with that we must be vigilant not to be accused of plagiarism by copying content from other sites.

    The 5 numbers are important to take note to improve our quality in blogging and increase loyalty and trust from readers. Great list!
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    • Hi Metz,

      Welcome to my blog and thanks for the engagement 🙂

      Indeed, as you said. Sometimes determining appropriate topics and titles take a long time if we are not used, since the title is an important part of a post.

      Yes, there are no people who like plagiarism. You should use your own ideas in building good writing. You can get inspiration from another article, but not to imitate the whole article 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by and share your thoughts with us, Metz.
      I really appreciate it. Have a nice day. 😉

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • areesha Noor says:

    Hi Nanda,

    That is very awesome post that you shared with us.

    Writing simple and great content is very tough. Because most of things that we follow according to our readers. it’s very tough job for us to create good content.
    But I agree with all 5 points. Thanks for sharing with us.

    Regards:
    Areesha Noor
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  • Mazino Oyolo Kigho says:

    Writing great post starts by knowing your readers, and then writing quality content. No matter how a topic has been written so many times, you can always make it topic captivating with your own unique style of writing. Plagiarism is common today in blogging, apart from text, it is also neccessary to give attribution on photos that are not yours.

  • Hi Nanda,

    Love your blog design and content. You are helping out a lot of people, including me. I didn’t expect to see such a well written blog that offers massive value.

    In case you don’t remember me, we met on Glenn’s site and you found my site through CommentLuv.

    I’m so glad I dropped in for a visit. In my eyes, your blog rocks!

    You have an awesome weekend!

    Linda
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    • Hi Linda,

      Welcome to my blog and thanks for adding your voice in here 😉

      Thanks so much for your sweet words, Linda.
      You are so kind.

      Of course, I remember you. And very clear. I always record every blog I have commented on, it is useful for me to build a relationship with the blog owners.

      I’m glad you could be here and share your thoughts with us, Linda.
      Hoping you have awesome weekend too. See you around! 😉

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • Kimsea Sok says:

    Thanks for sharing..! Actually, I am not a good writer, and especially English is my none native language. You know..? I got a lot complain about my blog post such as bad styling and Grammar error. I am a bad writer.

    However, I have learn something from my mistakes. I tried to make better format of my article by divided it into small pieces of paragraphs to my reader easier in reading, especially avoid grammar error. LOL!

    I used headline to separate my article in small session of discussion. This is my writing style, it work for me.

    I would agree, whatever you write you have be honest. Readers are so clever, they could understand about over article easily. You know? They leave your post and never back again, if they know that you are lying them.
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    • Hi Kimsea,

      Yes, I know how you feel. English is not my native language as well. It takes hard work creating a piece of content. It was really hard work.

      Indeed, I also do some things to reduce the error in my writing. And I also do so, divided them into small pieces paragraph, by so doing, the reader will easily digest our words.

      Glad to know you have found a style of writing that works for you. 😉

      I could not agree more. Indeed, we must be honest with our readers. It will build more trust from our readers.

      Thanks for adding your voice in here, Kimsea.
      I really appreciate it. Have a great week ahead!

      Regards,
      Nanda
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      • Kimsea Sok says:

        Thanks for responding to my comment. Sure, the most important about writer is the honest with our readers. You know..? readers is really clever to identify some people who write dishonest. Quite and never back again to our blog.
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        • Thanks for getting back here, Kimsea.
          Really appreciate 🙂

          Of course, I respond to your comments. I read every comment and will approve comments like this comment. It certainly is not spam. 🙂
          Yes, I could not agree more with you. We should honest when write our blog post.

          It’s good to see you here, Kimsea.
          Do have a wonderful week ahead.

          Regards,
          Nanda
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  • charan says:

    Very impressive and clearly explained what points need to concentrate to get a great content to our visitors. Am a new blogger still learning blogging, most of the people concentrate on keywords in the content ofcourse which i did in my early blogging stage now as a vistor i think before write the content always write with visitors point of view. producing a right content comes with knowledge with real experience and have to improve our style of writing. i always love to read the pro bloggers interview most of them mentioned write with your own style , which am following now.. all the points are really work if we take care these small points , eventually see the big results.. thanks for sharing mate a very good post nanda

    • Hi Charan,

      Welcome to my blog 🙂

      Yes, I agree with you. Indeed, some time ago the content filled with keywords (oriented search engine). But from time to time, search engines keep updating their algorithms and we as bloggers, have to write a user-friendly content. In other words, we must write for people instead of machines. 😀

      Thanks for stopping by and share your thoughts with us, Charan.
      I appreciate your comment. Have a great week ahead!

      Regards,
      Nanda
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  • Areesha Noor says:

    Hi Nanda,

    Great post indeed!
    I totally agree with you, We should read our user mind. What user want. which type of content user want. When we success in reading user mind then we will become pro blogger.

    As you described, We should write short paragraph, You are right, because user never read long long post and paragraph, I think 500-800 Words are enough for user. We not not only look to search engine. we should also look on our user.

    Any way thanks for sharing your knowledge with us.
    Regards:
    Areesha Noor!
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  • maqbool azam says:

    Hi Nanda,

    This is great post. Here you tell the 5 best tips to write a good post of blog. First you describe the writing style. In my opinion writing style is very important in creating a post because if you have a good writing skill then you easily convey your message to the readers and your post will effect on their heart they will wait for your next post.
    Thanks to show correct direction of writing a good post.
    Regard:
    Maqbool Azam
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