Long posts dominate the search results, everyone knows that. But how do your visitors navigate through the giant piece of content? The answer is very simple - add a Table of Content (ToC) to your long posts. This will provide clear information about what the post contains and enable them to jump directly to their point of interest. This also leads to a significant enhancement in the user experience. What's more, adding a table of content will enhance the search engine visibility of your content. For articles with ToC, Google will show jump links directly in the search results. Since adding ToC offers so many benefits, it makes perfect sense to add the table of content to your WordPress blog. There are several WordPress plugins to help you do that. Continue reading to know more about the best WordPress table of contents plugins. Best Table Of Content WordPress Plugins Built with: Thrive Content Builder 1. Table of Content Plus Table of Content Plus makes it very simple to add a … [Read more...] about Use these plugins to add table of contents to your WordPress blog posts and pages.
Writing your first blog post
One of the first things new bloggers ask is: How do I write a blog post? You might be tempted to just go inside of your dashboard, open the new post editor, and start writing… but there’s a lot more to writing a great blog post than that. This is where the difference between a normal blogger and an A-list blogger comes into focus. But before I tell you how to write a great blog post, let me ask you a question: What are libraries made of? Like most people, I was thinking “books”, or maybe “walls”. While I’m not sure there is an official answer to this question, the scientist’s answer was: Letters. His rationale was that books are made of sentences, sentences are made of words, and words are made of letters. This got me thinking. What are blogs made out of? Well, I’m not a scientist on National Geographic, so my answer isn’t “letters”. But I followed his same logic. A blog is made of … [Read more...] about How To Write An Excellent Blog Post with 5 Professional Tips
So you’ve finally decided to become a blogger… You want a life where no one will have the right to tell you what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. That’s what we all want, right? And the truth is that blogging can afford us such freedoms and luxuries. But in order to be able to get there, we need to make sure that what we’re doing is done right. So after you’ve set up your blog, you’ll need to start writing posts. Your first blog post will serve as the primary basis of your blogging business. Get it wrong and you’re doomed to fail. But if you get it right, you’ll lay the proper foundation for success. It doesn’t have to be anything mind blowing, but you want your first set of visitors to come back to your blog after reading your first article. You want to captivate them so much that they can’t help but tell their friends about this excellent blog they’ve just discovered (yours). Most people don’t … [Read more...] about This Is Exactly What Your First Blog Post Should Be About
Every blogger in their blogging journey goes through a phase where he/she is out of ideas for their next blog post which is usually called as writers block. As a blogger there are many times when they simply struggle on how to keep their blog moving with some interesting stuff. Every time bloggers cant write an epic content or 2500+ words articles. Some bloggers might have already gained some good following in the blogosphere and people will be waiting for what they are going to post next. Most of the time people expect new articles from bloggers which do not exist previously over net. These days there is a huge rise of bloggers and in them 85% of them just re-write articles which are already written or just copy paste the entire article by changing its title. So there is urgency for bloggers to bring out some unique content which does create some buzz. But the fact is that many bloggers are facing a dry situation regarding their next blog post. So, here I come to give an idea on how … [Read more...] about Stuck! What to Write for your Next Blog Post? Try Socio-Fantasy Blogging
Having an old blog comes with it’s own share of advantage, and disadvantage. If you worked on creating a quality blog from starting, you must have built authority and credibility by now, but at the same time, majority of your old content is outdated or lack enough information. If you don’t believe me, take a look at your oldest blog archive. I’m pretty sure you might be seeing 20 to 30% of the first posts are nothing but waste of space and all. They might be something you wrote when you were stepping in the field of blogging, when you didn’t had proper knowledge on that, which you didn’t wrote in a way you write now or something which is not relevant at this point of time or even something which is lost in the sand of time. That’s what we call waste of post, Right? These kind of articles can really give you thumbs down on your blog rating or make your first time visitors say “YUCK” if they are stumbled upon your blog for the first … [Read more...] about Tweak Your Old Blog Posts and Make Use Of Them For Better Results
I’ve highlighted over 18 surefire tips to write a perfectly optimized blog post in my last blog post. It was all about how to make your blog post more user and search engine friendly so as to leverage search engine optimization. And today I’m going to feature 15 blogging tips to make you a better blogger. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional wouldn’t matter, these tips will supercharge your next blog post. Guaranteed! In A Nutshell: 15 Blogging Tips To Write A Better Blog Post It’s all About Quality, Not Quantity! Make Your Blog Posts Scannable Write Today Monetize Tomorrow! Word Count Matters, Be Consistent You Don’t Have To Stuff Synonyms Of Keywords Use Social Sharing Buttons Speed Up Your Blog Split Your Blog Posts Make Your Blog Personal Publish At The Right Time Update Your Evergreen Content Regularly How To Write A Blog Post Faster Write More Evergreen Content Write What People Want 1. It’s all … [Read more...] about 15 Blogging Tips To Supercharge Your Next Blog Post
I’m going to share one Blog post writing tip which I usually follow when writing about any topic, reviewing any tool or when it’s not a news post. This one tip will not only make your article interesting and meaningful but will also make it actionable/doable. Not to mention, these are three important attributes of a quality article, which Google likes. One of the most common way people start writing an article/Blog post is, directly talk about the topic. For example, if you are reviewing one antivirus tool, you will start with details, description, and features. Now, this approach is not bad but again what’s the harm in making your article as desirable as your personality. Increasing the curiosity of your readers and later point them to the topic. That’s where this rule of Why, What and how comes into the picture. It triggers the action mechanism of readers, and they would love to read and follow your article. Let’s consider three simple scenarios: A … [Read more...] about Why? What? How? Rule in Writing Blog Post?
Starting a new blog is special. You don’t start one everyday, right? That’s why you need to take special care after you have published your first post. I am not talking about how to publish your first post. I know you will do it perfectly. But the actions you do after you publish your first post may determine your blog’s success. There are many things which you can do after hitting the publish button to ensure you get maximum traffic for your new post. Here I’m sharing some of the strategy that I follow, which you can copy to make it work for you. Needless to say, do add some of your own flavour to amplify my ideas. Stuff to do after Writing First Blog post Yes, the first thing to do after you publish your first post is to guest post on related blogs. Some bloggers think that you should only post on other blogs once you get “enough” content on your own blog. But in my opinion, you should guest post on other blogs from day one. Two reasons, traffic … [Read more...] about 5 Things To Do After Your First Blog Post
So you’ve finished what seems like the hard part and you have got all the words punched into the computer. Now all you have to do is press publish and everyone is going to come and read it to see how wonderful it is right? I’m afraid that this isn’t usually the case and if you want people to read your content you have to put in a little bit of extra work to get it noticed. Writing a blog post is interesting but the hard part is getting targeted people to come and read your article. Most of people make mistakes by just publishing blog posts and never bothered about if other people are reading old posts or not. Though, in this article we are not dealing with retargeting old blog posts, but how you can promote new Blog posts to get more exposure and traffic. I’m not talking about the basic building block of a quality blog post which will help you to drive traffic through out from search engines. That is : Keyword research, Keyword optimization and making sure your … [Read more...] about How to Promote Blog Posts For Maximum Exposure
Blogging is becoming a trend now days. No matter for whatever reason, you are blogging or want to start a new Blog, but everyone around have a blog. Someone is on BlogSpot, someone is using WordPress.com or self-hosted blog, many are also using Tumblr to create a blog, but by the end, everyone have their online presence via Blog. If you are still wondering, how you can start a new blog for yourself, this guide is a great way to start. There are many reasons you can start a blog, you can talk about how you are feeling today, you can share your thoughts, you can write about something you like, you can start a new blog to promote your business or none the less, you can create a blog just to make money from it. Now, everyday many people create a blog and they forget about it, but here at ShoutMeLoud, we take Blogging seriously, and you can use it to earn handsome passive income. You can use advertisement or different blog monetization techniques, to earn enough to pay your mobile bills or … [Read more...] about The Only Guide You Need to Start A New Blog?