Today is a little different. I’m actually not typing at all — I’m writing this blog post by “talking it” on Evernote. And it only took me ten minutes.
I wanted to test this out because although being a Staff Writer here at HubSpot means I have lots of time to blog, I’ve also worked at places where I didn’t have that luxury. When you’re balancing 100 different tasks, it’s hard to find time to actually sit down and write. (Or maybe writing just isn’t your strongest suit.)Luckily, with a little creativity, it’s actually still quite easy for you to blog. So in the spirit of being meta, I’m going to show you how to write a blog post without actually “writing” anything. In just 30 minutes (I added on an extra twenty minutes to give you buffer time for importing, formatting, and editing) you should have a polished draft ready to publish. So let’s get to it!…
Haven’t you ever wished you could speed up your blog post writing?
Well, you’re not alone. 64% of marketers say producing enough content is their marketing challenge. Writing a variety of engaging work, getting buy in from management andmeasuring blog marketing metrics is definitely tough, too – but time is the real kicker. It’s clear the solution isn’t sacrificing quality for volume.
The secret to whipping up a quick valuable blog post for those queue-is-empty days. Readers – meet the tried and true Top 10 List:
1. Make sure to identify the Top 10 List in the title of the post. Many readers are attracted to the convenience of skimming a list.
8 secrets to writing faster blog posts (infographic and tips)
Sometimes inspiration will strike you on your drive home or while you’re getting ready in the morning — with this process, you can just grab your phone and start talking into Evernote. Your ideas will be on paper without you actually typing a thing.
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By: Pallab Kakoti