How to Become a Good Content Writer [Beginner Guide with Videos]

In Ahrefs's study, 

  • 90.63% of pages get no organic search traffic from Google.
  • Only 5.7% of pages will rank in the top 10 search results within a year of publication.

Further Ahrefs's study, 23% of particular search results in search result clicks. This low percentage isn't due to irrelevant results but due to Google answering the queries with the featured snippet. 

To help beginner writers, this helpful beginner guide will be updated frequently, with our learning points and videos to improve your quality as a good content writer.

Learn how to become a good content writer with examples by watching on

  1. Differences between a Pro Blogger and New Blogger
  2. I Got 73% of My Articles to Rank #1 on Google (SEO Tips)
  3. Snippet Optimization Tutorial: How to Dominate the Search Results 
  4. How to Write a Viral Blog Post
  5. How to Write a Perfect Blog Post in One Hour
  6. 13 Perfect Blog Post Title Ideas

 

Differences between a Pro Blogger and New Blogger

  • Watch to learn the common mistakes of a new blogger and the differences compared to a professional blogger

 

 

 

I Got 73% of My Articles to Rank #1 on Google (SEO Tips)

  • Watch this to learn about the articles that already rank and why




Snippet Optimization Tutorial: How to Dominate the Search Results 

  • Watch this short video to learn about a featured snippet

 

 

 How to Write a Viral Blog Post

  • Watch this to learn about the tips

 How to Write a Perfect Blog Post in One Hour

  • Learn how to structure and write your post in one hour (theoretically)

 

13 Perfect Blog Post Title Ideas 

  • Watch this for title ideas that will meet user's intent

 

If you do not have time to watch all the posts, here are some learning points. 

  • Answer the user's intent with a section containing the concise and standalone answer
  • Spend time researching and getting data on your post 
  • Create easy to scan topics
  • Focus on your time to first tip (reverse pyramid model) and don't waste your first paragraph introducing yourself, etc

More Detailed Guideline

  • Lead-in on your authority or why readers should trust you in 2-3 liner
  • Answer Section (250 words excl question)
    • Restate question
    • Directly answer the main question (no yes/no, it or these. Assume standalone and no reference to the previous sentences)
    • Format as para or list (if how-to, multi-part) or table (compare)
    • Answer as if writing for an encyclopedia
  • Read-On (1-3 sentence)
    • Convince reader you have more to share
  • Sell Link
    • When I XXXX, I always YYYY. To me, it’s worth the investment. I learned that the ZZZ is not as OOOO as the LLLL. The problem is  LLLL costs a lot more, but I found a really great one that is inexpensive on Amz.
    • If you are interested in this topic, you should really read go back and read this … post. I spent XXX hours/month working on this 10-page post.
  • More Info (Cover additional aspects of the main topic, Multiple subheadings, and multipara per subheading)  - Don’t stray too far
    • Consider what next question
    • Break up text with interesting formatting
    • Related Questions? (H1) (always this title)
      • Write 2-3 bolded additional questions
      • Answer in 200-300 chars

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Sky Hoon
Website Builder. He has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and loved to use technology to solve the world's issue, one at a time. For now, trying to blog for a living.
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