How to Write Your First Blog Post: A Simple Formula [+ Free Blog Post Templates]

You’ve probably heard how paramount blogging is to the success of your marketing. But it’s important that you learn how to write a blog post correctly. Without a blog, your SEO can tank, you’ll have nothing to promote in social media, you’ll have no clout with your leads and customers, and you’ll have fewer pages to put those valuable calls-to-action that generate inbound leads. So why, oh why, does almost every marketer I talk to have a laundry list of excuses for why they can’t consistently blog? Maybe because, unless you’re one of the few people who actually like writing, business blogging kind of stinks. You have to find words, string them together into sentences … ugh, where do you even start? Well my friend, the time for excuses is over. After you read this post, there will be absolutely no reason you can’t blog every single day — and do it quickly. Not only am I about to provide you with a simple blogging formula to follow, but I’m also going to give you free templates for creating five different types of blog posts: The How-To Post The List-Based Post The Curated Collection Post The SlideShare Presentation Post The Newsjacking Post With all this blogging how-to, literally anyone can blog as long as they truly know the subject matter they’re writing about. And since you’re an expert in your industry, there’s no longer any reason you can’t sit down every day and hammer out an excellent blog post. Want to learn how to apply blogging and other forms of content marketing to your business? Check out HubSpot Academy’s...