Research

It's only now that I would do some research and it would only be around the topic of hand knitting tips. I would spend 20 - 30 minutes, but in that time I would have enough information to write at least 10 articles.

I know that some people chose a single keyword and then do research for a single article. Although that works, it's not the best use of your time.

In this particular case - I wouldn't do much research because I know the topic very well and could the articles from my knowledge and experience.

Where to research?

It depends on your niche - but some options would be
  1. YouTube
  2. Google Alerts
  3. Google News
  4. Specific Forums

Tip

Set a timer so that you don't spend too long on your research. Stay focused and push yourself to work more quickly. It get easier with practice.


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deeprekha Premium
Thanks BIS. Writing article is taking lot of time for me and many times I run out of ideas. Your article will definitely help me.
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Hi. Welcome to WA. Glad you found this tutorial useful. This one might also help you. https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/5-easy-article-writing-templates
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Beverley,

Your posts and training along with Magistudio's (Jay's) as well, have given me more inspiration than you two will ever know. So much so, I am printing out the 4 different writing templates right now! I've also saved some of your StreetArticles that look interesting. Thanks for all of your help...you're a great writer!
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Thank you. I'm really glad that they help and I appreciate you taking the time to comment.

Beverley
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ThomasPaul Premium
What program/website do you use to create your mindmap?
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Sorry - I hadn't realised the link had broken. I use the free version which is quite adequate for my needs - http://www.mapmyself.com/
Beverley
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ThomasPaul Premium
Sweet. Thank you!
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inner1beauty Premium
These are some great tips, Beverly. I currently have a system in place that I use but I don't believe it's a time-saver. I'm going to try this mind mapping method and see what happens!
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Thanks Sonya. I hope that you find it useful. It doesn't work for everyone, but it's a method I use a lot.

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JGray Premium
This is genius! I've been trying to use an outline format to try to break things down, which has worked ok, but I just spent a few minutes trying out your suggestion and with it not being in such a strict format, it actually flowed pretty effortlessly. Now to work in some extra time for more blog/article posts. Lol. Thank you!
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Thanks for taking the time to comment. Glad you've found it useful. Good luck with your writing.

Beverley
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