Tuesday, May 31, 2011

How to Format Blog Posts Effectively

Part of the ongoing class assignment is to maintain a blog.  Students started that blog on week two.  Here's a great recap of what makes a good blog post from ProBlogger.  Click here to read the whole article.

Beyond writing good quality content, how can I format my posts so that they communicate more effectively?”
I was asked the above question by a reader earlier today on Twitter and shot them back a series of DMs with the following suggestions that I thought might interest others (I’ve expanded them here).
Image by Kailash Gyawali
Of course, as the question implies, the most powerful communication strategy for bloggers is quality of writing—but beyond that, here are a few things I’ve found helpful over the last nine years of blogging.

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