The ‘How To’ Blog Post
What is a “How To” Post?
The How-To blog post teaches your reader how to do something by breaking it down into steps.
Why does it work?
This type of post typically performs well for most bloggers because it teaches people how to get stuff done.
What can you teach your audience how to do?
Who’s your audience?
What’s your Primary Takeaway?
Introduction- Explain what you plan on teaching your readers how to do.
Include a compelling statement that allows you to empathize with your audience on the topic.
Then explain the topic a little further leading into how you will help fix it by teaching your reader how to do something.
Body- Explain each step in learning how to do it
Create a header
List each step outlining your main takeaways and sub-bullets
Use transition words such as First, Next, After, and Then.
Transition into your conclusion by using things such as Last, or Finally.
Summarize what has been learned or what the benefit is of reading the post.
Ask a question to engage your audience to comment or react.