How to Write a WordPress Blog Post

What's your storyWriting a blog on WordPress? Then you might benefit from this guide to writing blog posts. It covers the process of creativity, writing, structure and design.

Blogging is a powerful medium when done right. It conveys messages quickly and offers interactivity to the reader. Writing engaging blog posts can certainly not be as enjoyable as reading them. But, that depends.

When writing blog posts, it can help to separate the different steps and execute them in the right sequence. Follow this same operation each time you post a blog entry, and you will be on your way to blogging rock stardom.

  1. Brainstorm a Concept
    Get out a piece of scratch paper and write down ways your knowledge could be transferred through an article to a reader and they actually receive benefit. For example, if you are a dog groomer, you might write on your piece of scratch paper: “How to keep your dog’s coat clean” “15 Popular Breed Care Tips” or “An Important Question to Ask Your Dog Groomer” as ideas for blog posts.
  2. Start Writing
    Get the intro in rough draft form, continuing without any break into the middle and finally the finish. Go straight through the whole article if at all possible.
  3. Add Images
    Next go through the article and decide where and what images would compliment the article. Go find the images for the article and format them to fit the spaces. Upload into WordPress and insert into the page. Play with the formatting until the images and text look nice.
  4. Spruce Up & Release
    Finally, go through the text fixing errors and adding insight where necessary. Use this time to pick out phrases that can be linked to other websites and phrases that can be linked to other pages in your website.
  5. Now check out the site live and make sure everything looks good. Don’t forget to post the article on social media after spending so much time on it!

    How do you go about writing a blog post? Is it easy or challenging?

Jophiel Silvestrone

Written by: Jophiel Silvestrone

Jophiel Silvestrone has written 173 posts in the Tech Blog.

Jophiel grew up on a ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana near Chico Hot Springs. Working on the ranch instilled work ethic and self motivation. Filled with this drive, Jophiel started mowing the local school's yards twice a month throughout the summers, at the age of 12. He moved to Billings in 2004, where he has been deeply involved in the local business community ever since. A serial entrepreneur, Jophiel has ran multiple businesses in our local community. The first business, a janitorial and carpet cleaning company, founded in 2005, has employed over 50 locals. Moving on to the media industry, Jophiel and several partners founded Green Directory Montana in the spring of 2007. Green Directory's sustainability ranking software awarded points based on sustainable or "green" actions. These points counted towards a business's total "Green Score," which in turn ranked them against other businesses in their category and throughout the entire site. It also featured a limited edition print version distributed annually. A business acquisition allowed Jophiel to focus on new projects, and a few close business colleagues and Jophiel started Rocky Mountain Mr. & Ms. Magazine, a lifestyle publication for men and women in the Magic City. After a year and a half at the helm of RM3 Magazine, the business was purchased. He now runs a web development company SkyPoint Studios and fathers his son Jaoquin, who plays football, basketball, soccer, and is learning snowboarding from his dad. Recently, has expanded to locations in Havasu, Arizona & Vegas. SkyPoint Studios is a market leader in both Billings & Havasu and Jophiel is working on building that same level of market dominance in Vegas. Specialties: Extensive experience in online and offline business. Especially savvy at WordPress, and operate several sites, one example is the blog: skypointwebdesignbillingsmontana.com/tech-blog. Check out skypointwebdesignbillingsmontana.com for the latest projects from SkyPoint Studios.

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