Ali Luke
Give your readers a fresh take on a well-worn idea
11th of October 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

3 Ways to Give Your Readers a Fresh Take on a Well-Worn Idea

Today’s post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke Whatever topic you write about, you’ve probably seen a lot of ideas that have already been done to death. If you’re in the weight loss niche, you might have seen a dozen posts on “How to beat the weight loss plateau”. ...more
Writing Content
How long should your blog post be?
23rd of August 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

How Long Should Your Blog Post Be?

Today’s post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke When I started blogging in 2008, there was a (roughly) agreed-on standard for blog posts: you should post around 500 words every weekday. Now that I look back on that, it seems pretty silly. Some topics can be adequately covered in ...more
Creating Content
Ways to annoy a blog editor
19th of July 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Seven Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy a Blog Editor (and What to Do Instead)

This is a post by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke. Are you (inadvertently) annoying bloggers you want to impress? If you’re hoping to build a great relationship with a blog editor – maybe so you can land a guest post, or interview them on your blog – then this post ...more
Creating Content
7 easy ways to write better titles for your blog posts
14th of June 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Seven Easy Ways to Write Better Titles for Your Blog Posts

Today’s post is by ProBlogger Writing Expert Ali Luke The most important words in your post are the 6–10 words in the title (also known as the headline). These words determine whether or not the rest of your post ever gets read. They can guarantee failure, or give your post ...more
Creating Content
Get more comments on your blog posts more often
16th of May 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

Five Ways to Encourage Readers to Comment More Often on Your Posts

This post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke Do you wish more readers would comment on your blog posts? Some bloggers think commenting is dead. And while that’s not the whole picture, there may be some truth in it. When I started blogging back in 2008, Twitter and Facebook were ...more
Building Community
The difference between pages and posts
23rd of January 2018 Ali Luke 0 Comments

The Difference Between Pages and Posts (and Making the Most of Each)

Written by ProBlogger Expert Ali Luke When you think of a blog, you probably think of the posts. You might go to the site to read the latest ones (often on the home page), or they might go straight to your inbox. And if you follow the blogger on social ...more
Writing Content
Make your posts more readable using Wordpress' formatting tools
15th of November 2017 Ali Luke 0 Comments

4 WordPress Formatting Tips to Make Your Posts More Readable

This post is by ProBlogger Writing Expert Ali Luke You’ve finished your post, and you breathe a sigh of relief. After a quick edit you publish it to your blog, and wait for the comments, tweets, shares, or any sort of feedback. But once again, you get nothing. There may ...more
Creating Content
Two people having a conversation
13th of October 2017 Ali Luke 0 Comments

3 Simple Ways to Make Your Blog Posts More Conversational

This post is by ProBlogger writing expert Ali Luke You’ve probably heard that your blog posts need to be “conversational”. You may also have been told why: to create a sense of connection with your reader, keep them engaged, and make your blog sound less like a lecture and more ...more
Writing Content
Plan your blog post
4th of October 2017 Ali Luke 0 Comments

How to Plan Your Blog Post from Start to Finish

This is a post by ProBlogger expert Ali Luke Do you plan your blog posts? Or do you dive straight into the writing? A lot of bloggers barely plan their posts (if they plan them at all). They’re either too eager to get started, or feel rushed and see planning ...more
Writing Content