I typically will use the 5 W's to get some ideas.
5 W's ???
  • Who
  • What
  • Where
  • When
  • Why and of course the odd man out
  • How
If I can answer these questions for my reader I will have a good article.

I will use a standard format that I learned way back in grade school.




Each of the ideas becomes a paragraph in the Body of the article. I wait until I have the content in the body before I do the introduction and conclusion. If I am sending people to a specific site or page I will include the keyword for the destination page in my link.

I ALWAYS make sure it is relevant to both the article and the destination page.

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Cie Premium
Great article labman! I am always looking for ways to write more efficiently and this was very helpful. Thanks.
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Thanks, Labman! Wow, you made it so simple! I am going to print this out every time I write an article. Love it!
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Hope it helps.
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Hi Craig
Great info for people struggling to write. As Kyle says your link is broken
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Thank you dear.
Kyle Premium Plus
On "Putting it all Together" page your link is broken (doesn't go to your article).

Besides that, awesome work on this training. I think this is going to serve as quite valuable for those writing content. Process is laid out in a very easy to understand way.
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I don't know why the short-link wasn't working, dropped the long form in and it seems to be fine. Thanks for the head's up. Thanks for the vote of confidence. I was thinking back 2 years ago.( Anniversary coming up soon) and trying to figure out what my biggest frustrations were when starting out here. How to write an article was right up there at the top.
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Thanks Labman, really good instructions!