July 24, 2015 Scott

31DBBB Day 25: Ask a Question

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Today is another writing challenge, but it’s one that need not take much time at all. In fact, it might be the shortest post you’ve ever written!

Very simply, ask your readers a question.

In the episode, I detail the benefits of writing this kind of post – things like how it can increase blog stickiness, how it can help you gauge where your readers are at, how to tailor your content from what you’ve learned, how it even helps your post rank higher in Google searches.

And if you’re new, or concerned that you won’t get much of a response, take heart! I explain how it can still be useful even if you only get a handful (or less!) of answers.

I also go through 12 tips and ideas for asking readers questions on your blog, so you will come away with plenty of ideas to help you nail today’s challenge. I’d love to see what kinds of questions you ask your readers, so feel free to leave a link in the comments to your post and we can check it out.

Click here to listen to day 25 of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog series on the ProBlogger Podcast.

Further Reading:

  • The #1 Question You Should Be Asking Your Blog Readers: The Blog Maven
  • The Essential Guide to Creating a Survey Your Readers will Love: Blog Tyrant
  • 8 Questions to Ask to Get to Know Your Readers: Wise Ink
  • Know Your Audience: 8 Questions You Need to Ask: Mass Transmit

Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger

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