Long articles are often appreciated. This is because of the fact that readers enjoy reading long articles. Further long articles are a good source of information for the benefit of readers. But as an article writer if you have a good practice to write long articles, it works to your benefit. This is because, while short articles with word count of 350-500 do not take much time and need only few minutes, long articles with more than 1000 or 3000 word count need more research to make the article quite interesting for the readers.
The following are the best tips to work on long articles.
1. Prepare an interesting title that can capture the immediate attention of readers.
2. Open with an introduction paragraph. Explain briefly what the article is about and how the reader would benefit.
3. Create long tail sub-headings. Because sub-headings will generate more interest in readers.
4. Discuss about the topic as much as you can and include perfect analysis, logical flow of writing quoting reasons wherever required.
5. Reader is always looking for how, why, what, when, where and if you are providing all the answers within your article, surely it will earn more views.
6. Jot down all the important points and start writing from the conclusion paragraph.
7. Start working on interesting sub-headings and keep writing until you complete all the sub-headings.
8. Pay full attention while working on sub-headings. Ensure error-free sentences and enable more clarity in your writing.
9. Keep simple sentences and use simple language.
10. With good typing speed that goes between 50-70 words per minute, you will be able to complete a 3000 word article in 30-40 minutes.
After completing the article, give a thorough reading to your article and be a self-critic to analyze what you have written. It is always important to remember that there are plenty of online readers who would read your article and to win their appreciation, you definitely need to work hard to meet their need.
Once you gain a good command in writing long articles, you will have many more topics, titles and more words which will inspire to keep writing and you can publish more articles in interesting topics. Especially if you have a blog or a web site, writing long articles will encourage visitors to stay and read for a longer period and this will give success to your business.