Here is a video about creating linkworthy content. Check out the whole post to get the links and notes of the video.
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You don’t have to reinvent the wheel to create linkworthy content.
1) Create a magnetic headline.
I got the phrase “magnetic headline” from Brian Clark at Copyblogger.
Sample headline templates
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I aggregated the above headline templates from three of Brian’s posts.
For more information about writing magnetic headlines, check out this page: How to Write Magnetic Headlines.
2) Write something longer than the average blog post.
The average blog post is around 200-500 words.
Try to aim for 1000 words. This shows your commitment to be comprehensive about a topic.
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You can write less words if you have a lot of pictures and/or videos.
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If you’re really ambitious, create a list of 101 things.
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The length of your content makes it stand out from the average 200-500 word blog post.
3) Add non-text elements like images and videos.
Images and a graph
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Videos and images
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Another one with videos and images
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4) Format your content in an easy-to-digest manner.
- Easy to read
- List format
- Bullet or numbered points
- Images and video to break up the text
- Short paragraphs
One of the best formatted posts I’ve seen in awhile
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