17 Jul The perfect blog post layout that Saves time
What if you could write each and every blog post 10 times quicker? With this technique you can.
One way of doing that is to have a consistent format that you write to for EVERY post. Note that doesn’t mean you can’t write your posts in different formats.
It just means that when you’re stuck for words or trying to iron out your content strategy, you can jump back to this format and quickly get your post written. You might even be able to get help from a content marketing agency , to get you going.
So let’s dive right in.
I’ve put together a perfect format, you could use every time to connect with your readers.
What’s the perfect layout or format for a blog post to save you bags of time?
Perfect title format: ONE ACTIONABLE TECHNIQUE
Answer these questions in the first section of your post:
Paragraph 1: Why is your article better than any other article on the web? (i.e. most comprehensive, concise,
Paragraph 2: What does your technique give the reader / what’s good about it
Paragraph 3: What will your readers have once they’ve read your article
Paragraph 4: What has it done for you
Paragraph 5: Were there any obstacles to the end result? (i.e. despite having… zero knowledge, zero something,)
Tell them EXACTLY what you are giving them
What else do you show them
By giving them a bonus section, you can also create an opportunity to collect their email address.
BONUS SECTION: What adds to the excitement of your post enough to get their email address?
Perfect Heading 1 format: Your Previous experience with [subject]
What’s your experience with the technique
What is the technique all about – have they heard of it before
Are there any other case studies you can link to
Why did you use it
What are the high level steps (If required)
What was the result / What’s the best thing about the technique
What was the benefit
Who else on the web has proven this technique (can there be a whole section on this?)
What else can they do to get even better results
Tell them what to do before they they start
Perfect Heading 2 Format: Usually the first step
How do they do it themselves
What you did next
Additional advice to the reader
Why you’re that advice
Perfect Heading 3 Format: (Next Step)
What’s so good about this step
What’s the benefit of this step
What did you do
How does it make things easy in the future
What not to do
Perfect Heading 4 Format: (Next Step)
What does this step do
What did you do
What did youI use to do it
What did you do next
Did you repeat anything
Perfect Heading 5 Format: (Tell reader to Give it a go / Conclusion)
Do I really need to say it?
What are two key things they MUST focus on
What can you provide in the bonus section as an upgrade
List what it includes
Tell them to ‘Click below’ to access the special area
Comment Me sideways
Perfect Heading 6: Case Study: Explaining another person’s activity
“This can be placed at the beginning of an article after the introduction”
So there you have it, if you have some practical techniques to share with your readers, you can easily use athis layout or a similar one to engage your audience right the way through.