This is part of our “Article Writing” series. In this post, You will learn how to write an article after finishing your Blog design. There is a multitude of different types of articles, including How to or informative articles, news and stories articles, Editorial articles, Features, Profile articles, and so on. While each type of articles has specific qualities that are unique to its type, all articles share some common characteristics. From forming and researching your idea to writing and editing your work, Article Writing can give you a chance to share compelling and important information with your honest readers.
According to my experience, I divide article writing into 4 steps. You have to follow all these steps without any mistake then you can
write an SEO friendly articles.
STEP #1: Forming Your Idea About Article Writing
#1: Get Fully familiar with the type of article you want to write
As you’re figuring out your article topic, think about the type of article that will best suit the points that you want to convey. Some article types are better suited to certain topics. Some of the most common types of articles are:
How to or informative articles: This article gives clear instructions and information about how to do anything’s or it may be a detailed guide to information and troubleshooting.
News and stories articles: This type of article usually covers the 5 Ws and H: who, what, where when, why and how. it may presents facts about something that happened recently or that will happen in the near future in the world. This types of article style are different from other articles.
Editorial articles: This article presents a writer’s opinions on a topic. you can give your personal opinions on editorial articles.
Features or blog post articles: In this type of article presents information in a more creative, descriptive way than a straight news article. It can be an article about a person, a phenomenon, a place, or another subject. you can write about anything that you want. generally, we write our blog articles creative and descriptive ways so I refer to the blog post for Features articles.
Profile articles: This type of article presents information about a general person, or a famous personality using information that the writer typically gathers through interviews and background research.
#2: Make a list of potential topics
You might want to write about Home or Lifestyle or anything else. In order to write a coherent yet concise article, you need to narrow the topic. This will give you something more specific to write about your topic. Ask yourself these questions:
What interests you have about this topic?
What is a point that users usually overlook?
What do you want people to know about your topic?
#3: Choose topic that’s you’re passionate about.
Make sure it’s something you can write about (you already know about that). You should care about the topic you choose to write about. Your creativity will show in your writing and will be much more engaging for your blog readers.
STEP #2: Researching Your Idea For Article Writing
Start researching your specific topic and argument. Try to Learn more about your topic and argument. You can find information on the internet or in a college library. collect a lot of information, Learn the fundamental issues, the pros and cons, what the experts say, and so on.
#1 Gather supporting evidence for your words:
Start researching your specific topic on the internet or in a library. collect and store all supporting evidence for your words.
#2 Use reliable sources for your articles:
Use reliable sources for your every sentence if you’re writing on a complicated topic or news articles. examples: Newspaper, Top News Websites like CNN, ABP news etc.
#3 Avoid plagiarism or copy paste:
Don’t try to copy another’s articles or paragraph directly, change every paragraph in your own words. read the entire paragraph of another’s articles, try to understand and write in your own words.
STEP #3: Keywords Research
Keywords Research is most important steps in article writing. if you’re going to write articles without researching keywords, your articles never got organic visitors so its necessary for a content writer. previously you Researched your topic and content ideas. Now Learn Every step of keyword research and follow these guidelines.
Research 5 Keywords for your every article.
Plan 1 Short ( one or two words) keyword and 4 Long Tail ( More than two words) keywords. I.e. Short Keywords- Article Writing, Long Tail Keywords- How to Write an Article
If you’re a small or new writer choose low competition keywords if you’re authority choose high competition.
Also, give an eye on advertisers bid, every keyword has own costs, it depends on advertisers.
STEP #4: Article Writing Tips & Strategy
Now you have pieces of information, ideas and keywords for your article. follow these below tips for article writing and write an SEO friendly article like pro writer.
Your Article should be more than 300 words. This isn’t said by Google webmasters but according to SEO Statics 300 words is the minimum limit of an article.
A paragraph of the article should be less than 152 words
Try to write short sentences, you can write Maximum 25% sentences should be more than 20 words in your article.
Write maximum 10% sentences in passive voice.
Don’t copy another’s content in any manners, always check Plagiarism before Article writing. 100% unique content is best for SEO.
Article title, Heading and subheadings should be less than 80 characters.
Use keywords at least one time in the first paragraph of the article. also, use main keywords in middle and bottom of the article. 1% keywords density is perfect for an article. if you have some sub-keywords than you have to use at least one time in an article.
Use your main keywords at least one time in heading or subheadings.