How to Write an Effective Blog Post: The Ultimate Checklist
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#CategoryActivities / Tasks / ItemsPriorityCompleted
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1Finalize a working title Research the categoryHigh
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2Find your target audienceMedium
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3Search through keywordsMedium
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Check what the competitors are doing
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5Organize and research contentCreate an outlineHigh
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6Take word limit in mindMedium
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7Write a sparkling introduction Problems faced by the readerMedium
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8How your blog post is the answer to all those
questions
Medium
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9Write the rest of the contentRefer back to research High
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10Add numbers/surveys with link back to sources
to back your claims
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Every subheading should give a solution
Medium
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End with a conclusion and call-to-action
A question to encourage comments
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13Asking readers to visit a linkMedium
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14Asking them to try a tool Medium
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15Edit and proofreadGrammar mistakes High
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16Spelling mistakesMedium
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17Wrong word usageMedium
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18Verb tensesMedium
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19Sentence structuresHigh
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20PrepositionsMedium
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21CommasMedium
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22Whether each point is relevant and provides a
purpose to the article as a whole
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23Each sentence should be providing value to the
post
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24The article should be in the right English
- US, UK, India,
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25FormatHeading in Heading 1 or Title Medium
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Subheading in Heading 2 Medium
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Sub-subheadings in Heading 3Medium
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Nothing underlined or boldMedium
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Italics for TV shows, movies, or paintings.
You can also use italics where you want to
emphasize a word, but don’t overdo it
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A space after every comma or full stop
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One line spacing after each paragraph or
subheading
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Add relevant images
Royalty free, creative commons, or screenshots
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Change working title and subheadingsMore actionableHigh
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OptimizationMeta Title Medium
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Meta DescriptionMedium
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Backlinks Medium
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