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5 secrets to writing a blog post in 15 minutes

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Let's face it -- we are busy! We know we want to blog, we need to blog, we see the benefits of blogging, but sometimes it can feel like the process can take forever! Here is a quick and simple method to write a blog post in 15 minutes: Have an ongoing topic list. When inspiration hits you, write it down. I will often e-mail myself when I think of an idea. Try to always have 10 to 15 ideas on your list. Use Google Docs to create a free document that you can add to at anytime. You can access it anywhere since it is "in the cloud!" Write a quick outline. My favorite is to keep my blog posts to three, five or seven points. I like posts that are quick and succinct. Once you make your list, edit. See what isn't as important and get rid of it. Now add a couple of sentences about each point. I recommend sticking to 800-1,000 words per blog post. Keep your post short and to the point -- remember, your reader's attention span is getting shorter every day. Google your top...