How to Write a Blog Post That Gets MASSIVE Traffic

Last updated: Jun 30, 2023

The video is about how to write a blog post that gets massive traffic, including finding a proven topic, writing a headline that stands out, and creating an attention-grabbing introduction.

This video by Brian Dean was published on May 19, 2020.
Video length: 14:36.

The video is about how to write a blog post that gets massive traffic.

The speaker, Brian Dean, shares his process for growing his blog to over 426,000 visits per month. He starts by explaining how getting traffic to your blog is harder than ever and then goes on to give step-by-step instructions on finding a proven blog post topic, writing a headline that stands out and gets clicks, and writing an attention-grabbing introduction using the PPT formula (preview, proof, transition).

He also provides tips on using proven phrases, brackets or parentheses, and long headlines to improve click-through rates and social shares.

  • Find blogpost topics on Udemy, Amazon, and conference agendas.
  • Use proven phrases and long headlines for your blogpost title.
  • Use the PPT formula for an attention-grabbing introduction.
  • Create high-quality content with visuals and a conversational tone.
  • Prove your expertise and provide a clear call-to-action.
  • Use subheaders, visuals, and a clean layout for formatting.
  • Optimize your post for SEO with keyword research and internal/external links.

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Finding a Proven Blogpost Topic

  • Head over to Udemy to find blogpost topics that people are actually paying for.
  • Search for courses by category or keyword.
  • Look for best-selling courses in your niche.
  • Use Amazon to search for books on your topic with lots of ratings.
  • Click "look inside" to see the table of contents for a list of topics.
  • Check conference agendas in your niche to see what topics people are paying to learn more about.
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Writing Your Headline

  • Start your headline off with proven phrases that get the most shares on social media.
  • Use brackets or parentheses in your title to improve click-through rate.
  • Use long headlines that get 76% more shares compared to short headlines.
  • Make sure your headline accurately reflects the content of your post.
  • Avoid clickbait headlines that mislead readers.
  • Test different headlines to see which ones perform best.
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Writing an Attention-Grabbing Introduction

  • Use the PPT formula (Preview, Proof, Transition) to write an introduction that grabs your reader's attention.
  • Start with a preview that lets your reader know exactly what to expect.
  • Provide proof to back up your claims and establish credibility.
  • Use a transition to smoothly move into the main content of your post.
  • Use real-life examples to illustrate your points and make your introduction more engaging.
  • Keep your introduction concise and to the point.
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Creating High-Quality Content

  • Focus on creating content that provides value to your readers.
  • Use data, research, and case studies to back up your claims.
  • Include visuals like images, videos, and infographics to make your content more engaging.
  • Break up your content into short paragraphs and use subheadings to make it easier to read.
  • Use a conversational tone and avoid using jargon or technical terms that your readers may not understand.
  • End your post with a call to action that encourages readers to engage with your content.
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Proving Your Expertise

  • Introduce yourself and your expertise to your readers.
  • Show proof of your knowledge through personal results, experience, clients, credentials, or certifications.
  • Use examples to demonstrate your expertise.
  • Make sure your readers know why they should listen to your advice.
  • Provide a clear call-to-action for your readers.
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Using Visuals and Formatting

  • Use sub headers to break up your content into easy-to-read chunks.
  • Include lots of visuals such as screenshots, charts, pictures, and infographics.
  • Use a font size between 16 and 20 pixels for easy reading.
  • Publish long-form content that's at least 3,000 words for more social shares.
  • Make sure your layout is clean and easy to read.
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Writing a Strong Conclusion

  • Start your conclusion with a transition sentence.
  • Ask your readers a specific question that's easy to answer.
  • End your conclusion with a clear call-to-action.
  • Make sure your conclusion is not a throwaway and is important for getting comments on your blog.
  • Use the TACT process for writing awesome conclusions: transition, ask, CTA.
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Optimizing Your Post for SEO

  • Use keyword research to find the right keywords for your post.
  • Include your keyword in your title, URL, and throughout your post.
  • Use internal and external links to improve your post's authority.
  • Make sure your post is mobile-friendly and loads quickly.
  • Update your post regularly to keep it fresh and relevant.
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On-Page SEO Techniques

  • Include target keyword in introduction to give more weight to the page.
  • Use short URLs as they are easier for Google to understand and get clicked on more than long URLs.
  • Add internal links to older posts to promote new content and keep things simple.
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Content Promotion Strategies

  • Send a content announcement newsletter to email subscribers as it is more powerful than social media.
  • Use Facebook retargeting to boost posts to people who have visited your site.
  • Try email outreach to share personalized messages and get backlinks.

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