When it comes to creating content for your web site or blog, you want to make sure it’s of the highest quality, but you also want to make sure it doesn’t take up endless hours of your time as well.
By creating a formula and scheduled pattern around your blog content creation, you can actually speed up the process and get a lot more content done and scheduled out in advance. Each of these methods are discussed in the infographic below.
8 Secrets to Writing Faster Blog Posts Infographic Summary:
As a blogger or site owner, the success of your site depends on the content it offers. While you don’t need to focus on releasing new content every day, you do need to make sure that it provides value and is something worth your audience’s time.
Below we highlight eight different secrets and methods for increasing the quality and speed in which you can create these articles.
- Assign a time frame & deadline… & stick to it
Article writing can take a lot of time, so make sure you set a specific amount of time that you want to spend on writing each article. This will allow you to have a good idea of the length and depth of each content piece you write, along with how long each might take.
- Create a content calendar
By planning out your content topics in advance, it makes it easier for you to know what you are going to be writing about and releasing each day. Knowing your content in advance will also give you better scheduling and save you hours each week in not trying to research new titles and topics on the fly.
- Keep a topic list
Just like you may have a content calendar, you should always have a growing topic list. This can be a note pad or txt file that you add new ideas and topics to all the time. Don’t wait til you start writing an article to jot down the topic or article idea as you may end up forgetting it.
- Remove ALL distractions
There are simply way too many distractions online. If you are going to focus on your writing, close out your email, social networks and also turn your phone off. Not only will distractions keep pulling you away, but it can also diminish the quality of your content.
- Start at the end
Once you start writing, don’t stop. When your work is continuous, it will flow and sound better.
- Write don’t edit
Keeping with the non-stop writing concept, leave any edits and mistakes til the end. It will be much quicker for you to edit at the end versus continually doing small updates every few seconds.
- Keep the flow
The flow of your article should read well and make sense to the reader. Make sure the concept and purpose of the article always stays the same.
- You are story telling
The best articles and content online tell stories. People don’t have time to read long articles, so make it fun and interesting for them to read whatever you have to offer.
By following these simply eight steps, not only will you find you are writing blog posts faster… but in a much higher level of quality as well!
Infographic Credit: J6 Design