The way you conclude written content for your blog or social media is as important as your headline and introduction: that’s because it’s the last thing your audience will read before leaving your face.
Writing a great conclusion can be very challenging for writers. Many struggle with the best approach to embrace in ending their posts like a pro but that won’t be a challenge anymore because below are 5 effective ways to end your blog and social media posts.
You can end your post by summarising everything you’ve written in the article; bringing all the points and thoughts to a wrap. This will make it easy for the readers to retain the main message of the post in their mind. It is mostly used for long write-ups.
You can summarise by compressing the article in one sentence or paragraph as a conclusion, by highlighting or quoting the main points.
The use of quotes is also another beautiful way to summarise your social media or blog post like a pro. You can either feature a quote that aligns with the central idea of the content in the conclusion (remember to reference the author) or craft one from the write-up. This is a powerful method because it tends to stick to the mind of the readers
NOTIFY THEM ABOUT YOUR NEXT POSTS
This is not only an exciting way to end your content, but it also helps you prepare the heart of your readers ahead of your next post. You can inform them about the title or a glimpse of what to expect. Stating the day/time of posting is optional.
RECOMMEND ANOTHER POST FOR THEM TO READ
Referring your audience to any of your previous posts or content related to the topic of discussion even if it’s by another author is also a cool way to end your content like a pro. This is a widely used method by bloggers and other platforms. It enables your audience to get a broader view of what you’re talking about and also to expand their scope on the related subject. See the image below for recommended and related posts on Ankara styles.
This method can help you increase the reach of your previous post and even the current one because the more you refer your audience to another post the more favourable it is for it to rank high.
USE CALL TO ACTION
This key can be employed in different forms of writing, including copywriting (very important) and even when making YouTube videos. You can end your post by asking your readers to take an action. It could be to like, comment or share the posts, answer a question, subscribe to an email list, watch a video, click a link, etc.
Cliffhanger involves leaving your audience hanging in the hottest moment. They are left with questions and some events unresolved.
Stopping your content abruptly in the place where it’s sweetest makes your readers hungry more.
Although many frowns at because they seriously want to get the complete details, it’s a sure way to keep them glued to you. This is mostly employed by creative writers and storytellers.
However, it can also be used by other writers and it works well when you’re able to make the content as interesting and engaging as possible.
Note that you can combine two or more of these hacks in your content.
Eureka! With these tips, you can end your social media and blog posts like a pro.
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