2 Quick Tips for Writing “How To” Guides

2 Quick Tips for Writing “How To” Guides

If writing how-to blog posts is something you write about for your Readers, than here’s 2 quick tips that will get your Readers to remember them every time!

1. Solve a problem or fill a specific need for your audience: Detailed how-to guides are only helpful if they actually solve a real problem for your audience. For example, if your audience consists of solo-entrepreneurs who have been in business for 5+ years, a tutorial on setting up WordPress is probably not going to help them much, but a tutorial on how they can build additional passive income through multiple streams really speaks to them in a whole new perspective.

Read: Create Content Your Readers Will Enjoy

2. Break them up: When things start getting too complicated in your how-to guides (as most often do), break them up visually. How…? You can do this by creating:

  • Checklists
  • Quotes
  • Bullet Points

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Most people don’t like to read long block paragraphs. After all, if I was to write this in one big long paragraph, than chances were you wouldn’t have read it… And I’m sure your readers would’ve been the same way if you we’re to do the same exact thing.

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20 thoughts on “2 Quick Tips for Writing “How To” Guides”

  1. Oh yes, I definitely recommend breaking things up. I try to do that, too, although sometimes, it proves difficult. But checklists are always great. I love reading them so I’m sure that others do as well.

  2. That is true, most people don’t like reading long black paragraphs. I understand that it is very essential to know your audience but how do I know them?

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