How to write a blog post in ten minutes or less

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Write crappy posts.

Alternatively, three sentences ought to do it.

Keep a hopper file of quotes and use Quizio as a generator.

12 Responses to How to write a blog post in ten minutes or less
  1. Sue
    May 25, 2016 | 10:50 am

    Love this tip! Right up my alley, ha!

    • Nanette Levin
      May 25, 2016 | 2:24 pm

      Thanks, Sue. I shake my head when people claim they’ll teach you to write blog posts in ten minutes or less. Usually, you can tell. Yes, sometimes, it works.

  2. Amy Putkonen
    May 25, 2016 | 11:38 am

    I forget to do that sometimes. Keeping it simple!

    • Nanette Levin
      May 25, 2016 | 2:25 pm

      Once in a while it’s nice to go simple, isn’t it Amy?

  3. Kelly L McKenzie
    May 25, 2016 | 10:05 pm

    Grinning here. Hugely. Love the quote. And the “write crappy posts.” While my posts no longer take an entire day to craft they certainly take a hell of a lot longer than ten minutes. Had a fellow ask me once how many edits I did. He was horrified to learn that sometimes I’m over a 100. Didn’t share that most of these were to check for spelling errors … Ha!

    • Nanette Levin
      May 25, 2016 | 10:24 pm

      Yep, I was going to leave it at that but decided I better offer something more constructive ;-). I so get the editing thing – I’m with you, as you’ve probably already concluded.

  4. Nancy Jambor
    May 25, 2016 | 11:15 pm

    What a concept Nanette! It usually takes me anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour to write a blog post. I love the idea of using quotes. I collect them and will share some of them for a shorter post. Simple is good! Thanks for your post!

    • Nanette Levin
      May 26, 2016 | 12:22 pm

      You’re quicker than me, Nancy. Sometimes, though,borrowing from fiction to let the reader imagine works. Thanks for stopping in.

  5. Michelle
    May 27, 2016 | 2:08 pm

    OMG – that made me laugh. It’s so TRUE!!!! But, there was value in that post. It brightened my day. Thanks, Nanette!!!

    • Nanette Levin
      May 27, 2016 | 5:23 pm

      So kind of you to say, Michelle. I’m glad it brightened your day.

  6. Deborah Weber
    May 28, 2016 | 1:33 am

    How perfect. I find I like blogs that switch things up a lot – short, long, personal, more universal. It’s all good. And it’s especially wonderful when you can actually hear the blogger’s voice in each one of the variations.

    • Nanette Levin
      May 28, 2016 | 2:28 am

      It’s actually been very interesting to see the different responses to this post and what people see. Even in it’s brevity, there are many elements to this post. I thank you, Deborah, for the compliment on still hearing my voice in this short reveal.

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