This week’s blog hop is a very popular topic: Lists!!! Lists are one of the best ways to drum up blog traffic IF they are done right.
List posts work because the headline pulls you in and grabs your attention. You must learn more about that topic and the headline beckons to you. For example:
- 10 Ways to Get Your Dog To Drink More Water
- 7 Ways to Keep Your Cat Healthy
- 99 Ways to Become a Pet Blogger
Numbers have appeal and your readers will come back for me if you deliver on the attention-grabbing headline. Tell me something, solve a problem, and make the click worth it!
Here are some list ideas for future blog posts to keep your readers happy and your blog growing in 2018 and beyond:
Can You Recognize the 8 Symptoms of Pancreatitis in Dogs?
This type of headline gets your readers involved with “what to watch for” and demonstrates your expertise.
How to Get Your Cat to Love the Vet: Six Easy Steps
The attention grabbing How to is followed with a number of steps: It’s a win win. Be concrete and deliver on your exciting double promise!
Free Download Reveals 20 Secrets to Make Money Blogging
Give your readers a post on making money blogging and then provide a free download with exclusive bonus material if they provide their email. Score!
50 Ways to Beat the High Cost of Vet Bills
You must deliver on this with actionable tips. The 50 number sounds fantastic with a topic that anyone with a pet understands and relates to; communicate to your readers with actionable tips.
Five Types of Pet Parents: Which Style Describes You?
I want to know immediately after reading this. Give your reader categories and let them decide where they fall into them. In writing “you,” the reader is addressed and the post feels individualized to them.
12 Dog Vocalizations and What They Mean
You immediately establish authority with a stand out title and you also promise to share what those vocalizations mean.
The Curated List Post
This one mines data that already exists and then you put it all together into one lovely blog post. Be certain the information you curate is accurate and know that people love when you give them credit and a backlink in a blog post. They might even share it!
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