11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs [Infographic]


Did you know that blogging can help you have a more robust social media presence?  Hat tip to the good people over atCopy Blogger who put together this terrific reference for anyone who is looking to increase blog views (i.e. ANYONE with a blog!).

Not that we want you to jump ahead, but we think #11 is the most important. If you’re not authentic, you’ll have a hard time convincing readers to subscribe to or bookmark your blog.

Here are the 11 tips:

1. Craft a magnetic headline

2. Open with a bang

3. Use persuasive words

4. Write damn good sentences

5. Insert killer bullet points

6. Create exquisite subheads

7. Tell a seductive story

8. Keep attention with internal cliff hangers

9. Choose an arresting image

10. Close in style

11. Be authentic

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What do you think is the most important point here? Please let us know in the comments below.

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4 Responses to 11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs [Infographic]
  1. Antonio Calero

    Loving this infographic. Probably my top one would be the headline or opening with a bang, as these are the ones that engage people to read on the first time (like, for example, this same post)

    • Chelsea Hejny

      @AntonioCalero:disqus glad you like :) Definitely agree; headlines and enticing intros are so important.

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