10+ tips for writing better blog posts

Photo: Erin EricksonErin Erickson
ASBPE Chicago Chapter

As editors, we’re trained to write succinct prose that gets to the heart of the matter.

As a blogger, do you find yourself unable to capture that same zeal? Are you a journalist trying to figure out how to make the most out of your blog?

Darren Rowse of ProBlogger fame has published 13 great questions to ask yourself before publishing a blog post, including:
What was the main point of this post? have I made it clearly?

Have I credited sources of quotes and inspiration?

What keywords will people search Google for on this topic? have I optimized this post for those words?

To see the full list along with the lengthy string of follow-up comments, head over to Darren’s blog post now.

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