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8 Surprisingly Easy Formatting Techniques To Make Your Blog Posts Extra Readable

8 surprisingly easy blog formatting techniques on WordPress to make your blog posts extra readable | The Side Blogger

Content creation is no easy task.

Trying to get people to read the entirety of what you’ve written? Now that’s nothing short of a full-blown battle!

No matter how compelling the topics are, or how well we articulate our posts, the truth is, not many people read a blog post from start to finish. Most people skim over the whole thing in just a few seconds that should otherwise have taken at least a few minutes to read.

So, how do we ensure the readers’ undivided attention? Make sure they at least get the important bits of the post that’ll be helpful and useful to them?

Well, there are certainly a few tricks that help engage the readers’ senses and get them to pay more attention to the content.

There is this obvious one: a well-written body of work. Some gifted writers are so crafty that they could write a blog post on how to put together an IKEA shelf and readers would gobble it up. But the thing is, not many writers are of that caliber.

But that doesn’t mean us average bloggers cannot write posts that hook readers. We need to bring out a few tricks from our writing bags that may or may not have much to do with the writing process itself, but hey, anything to gets the readers’ attention, yeah?

What if I told you that there are some super easy formatting techniques that can increase a blog post’s chances of getting read almost exponentially?

10 Powerful Topics That Are Guaranteed to Grow Your Blog

Grow your blog with these 10 time tested, powerful topics; tailor them to your readers' benefit and voila, no matter what niche you're in.

No matter your niche, there are certain topics that always get people’s attention.

As a blogger, it’s a good idea to have a few posts on these topics handy. If you’re busy or haven’t had a chance to write an elaborate blog post, you can just bring out one of these canned posts out, hit publish, and voila!

The good thing about these types of posts is that, even though they’re not unique in any way, you can still tailor them to your specific niche, and they will look and feel as though they’re unique.

The idea is simple: have a number of these evergreen topics at your disposal, and then when the time calls for it, simply fashion the posts with content specific to your niche.

Today I’ll be sharing 10 such post topics for when you don’t have the time to think up complex topic ideas, but you still want to write something that will be valuable to your readers.

How to Navigate Blogging Overwhelm without Losing Touch With Your Audience

What do you do when you're so overwhelmed that you cannot write another blog post? You miss the deadline, you've hit a snag, and all you want is to do anything but blogging. In this blog post, I'll walk you through how to navigate such desperate times without giving up or losing your audience's trust.

About five months ago I started a new blog. This time though, it was a bit different from all of the other blogs I’ve had. This time, my blog wasn’t only a way for me to share what I’d had for breakfast, or tell my life-story. This time around, my blog was meant to be a source of inspiration for others and a source of income for me.

In short, this new blog was my next business venture.

And then, as I’d expected, about two and a half months into it, I started to feel overwhelmed. I’m sure most newbies feel that way around this time. The stress, the constant struggle to come up with better strategies, the increased workload of a new project on top of everything else that you had been doing already…

How and Why Should A Smart Blogger Create a Stunning Media Kit + Free Canva Template

In this blog post I talk about how and why all bloggers should have a media kit ready from day-1.

You guys, let me tell you all about media kits!

If you’re in any capacity as a blogger or media influencer, planning to make money off of your blog or social media, you MUST have a media kit! Why? The same reason people have resumes of course. It’s a document that you send to potential clients/partners/sponsors who you think could be a good fit for you to work together.

Now, if you’re hearing the term “media kit” for the first time and scratching your head in bewilderment, please read on!

How to Start a Blog That Makes Money and Helps People: The Pre-launch Prep Guide (+ FREE Workbook)

How to start a blog, make money, and help others -- A step by step guide that walks you through the whole process and sets you up for success from the very beginning.

That’s the dream, isn’t it? Start a blog, write a bunch of posts that enrich the lives of your readers, sit back, and watch the money roll in.

Now hold your horses for a minute there…

Blogging, if you want to treat it like your business, is just that. It’s a BUSINESS. And entrepreneurship is never easy. It’s a lot of testing things out, failing, learning from them, losing sleep, time, money and a fair amount of lost hair thrown into the mix.

When you start blogging, you need to be prepared for making slow and not always steady progress.

If you’re a writer and you just love to write but don’t want to do the hard work of planning, promoting, marketing and all that, then blogging isn’t for you. Thanks to a superb platform called Medium, you can take your essay writing there instead. It’s all good, many of us do it, and love it!

If you’re curious about all the things blogging involves, then read this blog post: 8 Facts about Blogging That No One Really Wants to Talk About.

How to Triple Your Monthly Pinterest Engagement in 30 Days: A Complete Pinterest Guide

How to triple monthly Pinterest engagement and increase blog traffic by 30% in just 30 days.

Google Analytics tells me that over the past month, more than 80% of my website traffic has been from Social Media, increasing overall traffic by more than 30%, in just under 30 days. Of which, over 90% has been from Pinterest.

FYI, Pinterest is NOT a Social Media platform, even though Google treats it as such. In fact, Pinterest is a visual search engine. I’ll come back to it shortly.

As for Pinterest itself, it’s analytics is showing me more than 150% increase in monthly engagement over the past 30 days, and over 130% increase in monthly views.

That’s analytics for my Pinterest account.

But what about Pins from my blog? From this very blog? Well, I have good news for that too! Average daily impressions and views for Pins from this blog have increased well over 300%. Now how’s that?!

Now I know you have people telling you how to increase blog traffic with Pinterest left and right… what makes my post any different?