Blog Post Editing: 5 Steps to Take Before You Hit “Publish”

A good editor is worth their weight in gold.

When you read a book or magazine article it will always have been written by one person, then edited and checked by someone else. There’s a reason at least two people are involved in the print publishing process.

editing your blog postWhen you write a blog post yourself it’s hard to read it properly and notice the typos and errors. We tend to scan anything we wrote ourselves and can easily miss errors that would jump straight out at someone reading it for the first time.

Also, when you try to edit your blog post,  you’re too close to the material and may skip over certain info, assuming your readers already know it just because you do.

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5 Simple Yoast Tips For WordPress Users To Increase Their CTR

To click or not to click, that is the question.

It is both interesting and frightening how such a simple decision can, in a high enough volume, have an existential impact on the blogger that is trying to earn some money off of his work.

There is a common misconception that great content drives traffic just by “being there“. While that may hold true for high authority sites and blogs that already have built up a stable base of regular readers, new and upcoming bloggers have another thing coming.

tips using Yoast SEOIf you are planning to make a WordPress website or if you are already using WordPress, then you are in luck. This platform has been with us for quite some time now. That allowed it to develop a wide array of useful plugins. One of them is Yoast. You’ve probably all heard of it and chances are you are already using it.

The question is, are you using it to its full potential? The only way to be sure is to click and see for yourself.

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How to Write Headlines That Make Your Readers Swoon

Your headline is the first thing that gets your readers interested in your blog posts.

If your headlines are intriguing, people will click-through and read your posts. Your traffic will rise, and you’ll grow your audience more quickly.

If your headlines are bland or boring, it won’t matter how amazing your blog posts are, because no one will read them.

copywritingIn fact, Copyblogger writes that while 8 out of 10 headlines get read, only 2 out of 10 headlines actually get clicked on.

That’s why it’s so important to write irresistible headlines.

Here are 5 ways to make sure you hit it out of the park with your headline for every single blog post.

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