Are you looking to take your blog articles to new heights? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Haven’t launched a business blog yet? There are a few things you should know. First, 80% of businesses already use blogs as a content marketing strategy.
Blog articles – done correctly – carry a 3x conversion rate on paid search, and these same blogs affect consumer purchases by a whopping 69%. But your blogs must engage your audience and deliver value; many readers – 20% – also want your blog to entertain them. (Source: FitSmallBusiness)
One way to do this is to scratch away the surface-level stuff and dig into more meaningful content that goes deeper into your subject matter.
Another way is to lay the foundation with various blogs to keep readers interested, and that’s what we’ll discuss today: the following six blog articles you can use to keep readers interested and engaged.
So, grab a cup of coffee, settle into your favorite nesting box, and let’s get clucking – I mean, cracking!
Are you feeling lost in the world of blogging? How-To Guides are here to save the day! These nuggets of educational know-how breathe superpowers into your financial blog. Whether they serve to teach or provide valuable tips, these guides help your readers solve specific problems.
How-To guides account for over 75% of blog articles, making them top of the list. (Source: FitSmallBusiness)
So, whether it’s “How to Choose the Right Insurance Coverage for Your Needs” or “Mastering the Art of Mortgages: A First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide,” these guides offer practical information that keeps your audience cluckin’ for more!
Blog Articles as Listicles
Who doesn’t love a good list? Very few readers, indeed, which is why this type of blog comes in a close second and gets 80% more page views than other blog articles. (Source: FitSmallBusiness)
Listicles are a powerful way to engage your readers while providing them with a fun and informative read. From “10 Must-Try Chicken Recipes for Your Sunday Brunch” to “9 Simple, But Effective Ways to Feather Your Retirement Fund,” listicles offer a concise format that keeps your audience entertained, informed, and flocking to your blog for the next listicle fix!
Product Reviews and Roundups
Why are product reviews or roundups so critical? How about this: 65% of mobile searches are based on questions like, “What should I invest in?” Now, picture a blog article on your website that might address this question and offer valuable tips, advice, and solutions.
Share your expertise! By providing unbiased insights, pros, and cons, you’ll help your readers make informed decisions. After all, we’re all about eggs-traordinary and informed decisions.
Trend Analysis or Comparative Analysis
Timely perspectives, whether it’s the markets or an analysis of your company’s health, help your flock stay on top of the latest trends, reports, and newsworthy updates. Provide readers with these perspectives through either trend or comparative analysis blog articles.
So, go ahead. Crunch the numbers. Dish out the facts. Analyze the impact of social media algorithms. And explore the rise of virtual events. These articles establish you as a subject matter authority. Don’t be chicken – embrace the trends and offer your readers a fresh take on what’s happening in your industry!
Expert Interview Blog Articles
Want to give your readers a peek behind the curtain? Conducting expert interviews is an excellent way to do so! By featuring insights and perspectives from industry leaders, you provide your readers with exclusive content and insider knowledge such as:
- Unique insights and perspectives
- Access to expert knowledge and experience
- Reliable and credible information
- Updates on current trends and news
- A deeper understanding of complex topics
Whether you’re interviewing a renowned CEO or a financial analyst, these articles give your readers a cluckin’ good reason to come back for more!
Opinion Blog Articles
Finally, tossing out an opinion is crucial now and then. Stir the pot and spark some lively conversations. Opinion pieces allow you to share your personal and professional viewpoints on controversial topics, industry trends, and even the financial impact of chicken fashion if you like (feathers vs. no feathers?).
Your readers gain a lot from your opinions, such as:
- Gain valuable investment insights.
- Make informed financial decisions.
- Identify potential market opportunities.
- Stay updated on economic trends.
- Enhance financial literacy skills.
Opinion pieces are also great blog articles where you can really let your personality shine. So, go ahead and inject a dose of humor and charisma. Encourage your readers to engage with you and create a vibrant community of like-minded – or not-so-like-minded – individuals!
Now that you’ve discovered the six essential types of blog articles, it’s time to spread your wings and create exciting new content to boost traffic and engage your audience.
Mix and match these article types to keep your blog fresh and captivating.
So, go forth, my feathered friends, and publish articles that’ll make your readers cluck with joy! Happy blogging, and may your journey be filled with many egg-citing adventures!
P.S. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, don’t be afraid to throw in some puns along the way. Just don’t overdo it.