Do you want
to write your first blog post like a professional blogger and don’t know how to
Then you are
in a right place.
Here you will
learn how to write your first blog post ( A Step-By-Step Guide ) in 2020
This blog the post will more likely to be a friendly blog where you will get advice and tips
to start your first blog post from your best friend.
If you stick
till the end of this blog then you need not have to visit another blog post to
start your first blog post
let me share
my first blog post experience –
started my first blog, I have written only 250 – 300 words content in a
competitive niche and hoping to get rank within an hour.
I know it
sounds so funny but it was the fact
spending some more than a year I come to know that how to write a perfect blog
post that satisfies the reader and if you follow all of these steps which I
mentioned below then I am very sure that you can write an awesome blog post
But the harsh
truth is no one will read your first blog accept you not because you have done any
mistake it is because you don’t know how to market that content to reach the targeted audience and get traffic to your blog
write their first blog post they think their content is awesome and every the reader will get satisfied from that content but the truth is your first content
will be crap unless you follow all this step
If you are in
this blog post then you might already start your blog and stuck in writing your
first blog post.
This blog the post is all about how to start your first blog post
In this blog
post, you will learn –
of the new blogger and how to fix it ( beginner )
to collect and organize content to write your blog post
to write a perfect blog post
to reach your blog post to your targeted audience
short, this gonna be a fully comprehensive guide to publish your first blog
post and along with what all mistakes I did and I don’t want you to do that
means it is like a win-win situation for your
Mistakes of the new blogger
and how to fix it ( beginner )
of the bloggers at the beginning face the problem of overthinking. Without
writing even one blog post you tend to be a professional blogger in your mind.
when I started my first blog I think I will become an expert blogger within a month or a year.
then I realized that is not possible, blogging is a continuous process.
overthinking by yourself just practically execute it then can learn something
new and improve yourself by time
Not identifying niche –
The niche might have listened to most of the blogger about identifying niche
Do you know why you should identify your niche?
The reason is simple, Rather being a jack of all be master in one.
are plenty of benefits of having a niche –
Master in one field
You will build a targeted audience for that niche
Build a brand
Easy to identify Brand
And it will go on.
these are the main reason why you should stick will one niche.
– If you write one blog post about a dog and another blog post is about
can’t build a loyal and targeted set of audience for your blog posts because
people who have visited your dog blog may not have an interest in reading you’re lifestyle blog and you will end up getting no real targeted audience for any of
your blog posts
Don’t know what to write –
a beginner people don’t know what to write and how to write an engaging blog
that provides value. People write what they think about that topic and don’t
care whether people are searching for that topic or not.
have to research before starting any blog then only you will get to know which
topic od more relevant to your audience and what they are searching
you know there are 70 million+ blog post publishing on each day on WordPress.
you think anyone can become a blogger easily in that competitive field?
where the consistency exists, everyone starts blogging full of energy but after
sometimes they get tired by doing this continuously because blogging is not an
overnight success it that time.
will start a blog but after some time their excitement started falling and ultimately
they drop blogging
Underestimate blogging –
you start blogging you will think it is easy to start and run a blog by just
taking a highly paid course of blogging.
thinks that by taking a blogging course they can run a successful blog.
have taken 2 paid blogging courses of but when is started blogging then I realize
the which I have learned in courses is just a basic.
matter how many courses you have taken, you will only learn blogging by just
starting an actual blog by yourself. It is full of practicality and no
theoretical knowledge help you a lot
How to collect and organize
content to write your blog post
Content research –
writing any of your blog posts do some content research.
hope till now you have ready with your niche, but what to write that more
engage with the reader and people are more searching for that topic.
suppose my niche is Dog and I won’t write a blog post about dogs so how I will
do content research d for my niche?
are the best ways I use to do content research
shown in the above-mentioned images you can see when I type my niche there are
tons of research is visible.
The top result is always the more popular or more search term by people so you can
choose any one of that topic and start your blog
is a question and answer platform, where people publish their question, and
when you type your niche you will you get enough amount of question that people
can solve that question in your blog post
is content ideas platform where you will get the most popular and most search
content on your niche.
just need to type your niche and you find content ideas for your blog
similar to buzz sumo where your will niche content ideas for your blog post
is also a content research platform where you will tons of content on your
Keyword Research –
research is a very important process when it comes to blogging or getting
organic traffic from Google.
you write your blog post google bot will only identify your blog post topic
based on your keyword.
research means adding keywords in which people are more searching in that
There are few
free keywords researching tools and chrome extensions to perform-
( limited access for free )
I think now
you have a clear idea of your content and keyword but How much words content do
you have to write?
topic on google and analysis the top 5 – 6 ranking blog.
You can use
the “Wordcounter” tool
Just copy that
ranking content and paste it on these tools then you can see the exact word
Detailed content –
You have read
and analyzed the top 5 – 6 ranking blog posts. As you read 5 – 6 blog post you
will get a good amount of knowledge about that topic unless it is a too
If read all
that blog post you can find out what is missing in each of the blogs.
ranking blog covers point A and B
ranking blog covers point A and C
Then you can
write a comprehensive blog post on point A, B, and C
your blog post will be more detailed and informative than another blog post.
Hence your chance of getting rank will be increased
I hope you
have to learn how to do content and keywords research, Now it’s time to write the rough structure of your blog post.
This is a rough structure of this blog post which I have prepared before started writing
this blog post.
And also write the word count of each point in front of
it so that you will have clear ideas that how much words count you have to
write on each point
to write a perfect blog post
Title and Meta description–
Do not start Your blog post unless you have a perfect
title for it.
The title of your blog is very important because it
decides whether people will visit your blog or not.
You should have a catchy title which will attract the
people to click your blog post
Add your main targeted keywords in your blog title and
Whenever you start a blog your first paragraph should be
an introductory paragraph where the reader will get an overview of what is
inside the blog.
If you are already knowledgable in the topic then you can
Share your experience and knowledge in a particular topic because it builds a
trust amongst reader the read more
But, what if you are a beginner and Don’t have experience
and much knowledge in that field?
Then you can start an introduction paragraph on that
topic by doing some research. Or comprehensively explaining what will be in the
Body of your blog –
The body of the blog included all those main content of
your topic which will make your content king. Blogging is all about writing
content, If you have an interest in writing and spread your knowledge to the
worlds then blogging is for you or if you want the start blog and don’t have
an interest in writing but can build interest in the future then also you can
Most of the people of that second category even when I
started blogging I have zero interest in writing content but after doing this
continuously I started having an interest in writing content
You have to follow these 4 tips to write a perfect blog
Valuable content –
Your blog should problem-solving or knowledge proving a blog where people will get some value.
Before writing a blog you should have clear ideas that
why people should visit your blog?
Is there any special thing in your blog that most of the
people don’t know or you have added a good amount of value in your content that
readers will get satisfied
Conversational tone –
Always write your blog post in a conversational tone like
I, you, and we, because no one wants to read a rude and straight forward blog.
This type of blog doesn’t feel more engaging unless the content is extremely
What if I had just share how to start your blog in a very
straight forward ways
> It’s gonna be so boring
> Very short by words
> Not so engaging
But I have shared all the points along with my good or
bad experience so that it makes it more relatable for you to trust in it.
Proper formatting –
You should use all the H1, H2, H3, H4 tag wisely because
it makes your blog more clear and on point blog.
Avoid use H1 or H2 tags in all the places. In the
beginning, I often use an H2 tag in the place of H3 just to make the blog look
attractive but then I read a blog and get to know that it affects the SEO of
Perfect with grammar –
When you write a blog try to avoid grammatical and
sentence formation errors. Grammatical error reduce your blog readability and
hence people will leave your page when they find error again and again
Sometimes it is fine and but if this happens more often
it is not good for your blog.
Even I am very horrible with my grammar so I use a
Grammarly tool is free which will help you in reducing your error.
images and videos –
Always use images for your blog because good images can
say 1000 words more than your blog post.
So try to use informational images that summaries your
That makes the reader understand that concept much easier
than only text.
As videos are the most consumed content by most of the
people you should add a video where ever require. You do not necessarily have
to use your videos you can also use any Youtube videos. Even I consume more
videos as compared to articles.
Videos are easy to consume and understand
Always end your blog post with a conclusion because most
of the people first read your conclusion and then read you’re entire blog post.
The conclusion is a summary of your blog where covers
2000 words content in 50 words.
Keep your conclusion short and simply avoid adding to
complicated things in conclusion.
format of writing a conclusion –
Add your own opinion
Ask a simple question like what you think about that
Add call to action like to share your content
Read your content before publishing –
I hope you get a clear path to write your blog post. You
have to spend some time reading your content after you complete writing.
I find most of my error when I finally read my blog. That
30 min will make a big impact on your blog.
Check everything before publishing your blog post.
Permalink is the web address of your blog post which will
display on the screen when you visit.
Your permalink should include your main targeted keywords.
The keyword in your permalink should be of just 4-6 words.
to reach your blog post to your targeted audience
Add your blog post on Google
Now let’s assume that you have successfully written your
blog post but how will you add this to google search engine?
I have struggled with this a lot because I don’t know, how
to add your page on Google but now you will get an easiest and simplest ways to
add your page on Google
Add your website URL on Google search console
By just one click you can index your blog post on Google.
It takes a few minutes or in some cases, it takes more time also like one hour
or one day.
How to check whether your blog is indexed or not?
Just copy your blog URL and paste it in google like site:
Create social media handle on your blog name –
As soon as you started your blog the first thing you need
to create is your blog brand. You have to create every social media handle on
your blog name because it becomes easy for anyone to find you as a name is the
At the beginning stage, you should not depend on organic
Google traffic, you have to share your content on different social media a platform where you want and try to bring traffic from there.
Social traffic also help you to improve your blog ranking
Pinterest is my favorite platform the drive traffic to my
You just have to create an image or poster (pins) about
your blog and share it on Pinterest. The best part of Pinterest is that organic
reach is too high which will help you to grow your new blog.
Facebook groups –
Facebook is another way of driving traffic to your blog.
Join Facebook groups and share your content and provide a
link to your blog
So whenever people like your content on Facebook they
will click on your link and thus you will get traffic
Other link sharable platforms –
You can use any link-sharing platform to share your
content and can drive traffic from there.
Don’t use any third party illegal websites to drive
traffic. Avoid using illegal ways to drive traffic or else Google will ban your
website in no time
Starting a blog is very easy but staying consistent in it
is the tough one. Most of the blogger fail because they stop learning and want
to get success in a very short time
If you have any queries feel free to ask me in on