As a marketer, business owner, or writer, you already have a lot on your plate. You cannot spend all your time churning out blog posts! It will do more harm than good by pulling down your efficiency level. This is why you need to learn how to write blogs faster. Although writing quality blog posts takes time, there are ways you can roll out more content in less time. This blog will help you learn some of those tips. Take a look!
Check your competitors' articles
Finding the right title and then creating an outline for your blog post is the first step. To do so, you need to figure out what topic you want to write about. For example, you want to write about email validation. Search for blog posts related to ‘email validation’ on Google and check out the top sites that wrote about them.
To build the outline, you need to focus on these three parts- the introduction, subheadings, and conclusion. Closely scan the top four or five competitors to understand how they have framed their blog posts. On the same line, you can maintain the tonality of your content, the style of opening and closing the blog, and the list of subheadings. This way, you’ll end up saving a lot of time.
Use AI tools
To speed up your writing process, you can use AI tools, and most of them are available for free. To generate content using any AI tool, you need to enter relevant keywords or provide some context. Using the information you provide, the tool will come up with suggestions for titles, intro paragraphs, and subheadings. This way, these tools can ease your writing process by almost 70 percent. In your introduction, make sure to include three things, and they are:
- Proof: Include some facts & figures to make your introduction sound more interesting
- Hook: Add a couple of sentences that keep the reader hooked to your blog. Intrigue them!
- Value: Be direct with what value you’ll offer through your blog.
How to write subheadings?
Most of your readers will just skim your blog posts. They will focus more on the subheadings to understand what you’re talking about. Well-written subheadings can increase reader retention. Keep your subheadings between four and seven words. Focus on benefits and make them engaging. Do not forget to include keywords!
How to wrap up your blog post?
The conclusion of your blog post is as important as its introduction. A lot of readers directly jump to the concluding paragraph to grasp the overall idea behind your blog post. Whenever you write a conclusion, make sure you sum up your blog post in the most interesting way you can. Simply put, take the subheadings into consideration to come up with an engaging concluding paragraph. And, don’t forget to add a CTA (call to action) in the last sentence. The CTA should depend upon the purpose of your blog post.
Proofread. Edit. Proofread.
Once you have the first draft ready, go through the content and make it better through refinement. Grammar and spelling errors can make all your efforts go in vain! They will make your blog post look unprofessional to your readers. Such errors can also affect your SEO. Therefore, before you hit the publish button, proofread your blog post twice.
To enhance your content marketing strategy, you’ve to speed up your blog writing process. Automation is the new way to bring in more efficiency. So, make use of the above-mentioned methods to churn out more content without compromising on the quality part.