Are you ready to start attracting a new audience? Review posts have been around for a long time. Why? Because they work. In this article, discover write a review post. This is part one of a two-part article.
How To Write a Review Post Part 1 For Art Blogs
Today’s blogging challenge will be to gather information about an item or service so you can write a review post.
More and more people are making a purchase after researching and reading reviews on the item they are interested in buying. The internet has made it possible for people to gather the facts they need before purchasing. The time when we put our trust in the advertisers is long gone.
Thousands of review posts are published every day on blogs. There is a good reason for this. People want to learn the facts about a product before spending their money. They want to know they are purchasing a quality item or service for a good price.
Today’s Art Blog Action Plan
- What You Will Want To Search For
- Contact the Company
Today you are going to take some time to prepare yourself for writing a review post. Gathering all of the information you will need to write a review post will save you a ton of time during the writing process. I have found it to be more productive to separate research and writing.
Before you can start to write a review post, you will need to know all of the facts on the item of service you are writing about. It is good to share your point of view on the subject, but you will want to back it up with facts about the topic. Providing accurate information will allow the reader to make a better decision.
What You Will Want To Search For
If you are writing a review on a particular art supply that you like to use, gather all of the information about the item. You will want to include the size, material it is made from, weight, where it was made, where it can be purchased and an average price range.
Next, you will want to research what others are saying about the product. It is always a good idea to add positive and negative reviews from other people.
There is no such thing as a perfect product or service. Providing pros and cons will make your post more valuable for the reader. Your goal is to educate the reader so they can make the best decision for them.
After you have gathered all of the information you need, start preparing it for the writing process. Write down all of the specs on the item or service and write down all of the reviews you will include in your post with links to the reviews. It is important to add links to the site where you found the quotes. Links will provide proper attribution to the person as well as a place where your reader can learn more.
Structure all of the information where you would like it to be in the post. All you will have to do when it is time to write is add your thoughts and any other information you would like to include.
Contact the company
Take the time to contact the business you are writing the review for. You can do this either by calling the company or sending an email.
Inform them you are writing a review and provide any issues you might have found about the product. If the company contacts you back with any solutions to the problems, you will be able to provide the information to your readers, creating more value to your post.
The company will also appreciate you spending the time to write a review as well as making them aware of any issues they might want to address. I have seen companies recommend review posts to their audience which helps build the writer’s audience.
You might even be able to create a relationship with the company and become an affiliate or sponsor of their products.
You can see that today’s blogging challenge is quite simple but necessary. The goal is to get in the habit of doing tasks at a particular time to make writing less painful.
Planning also implies to everyday life. You will be surprised how much more time you will have in the day if you can start to plan ahead of time. The tricky part is just getting started. Once you have a routine, you will find yourself getting more done in less time. You will also eliminate any unnecessary stress from your life.
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