Good Blog Writing Style

Philipp Lenssen has an excellent article with some fundamentals on what a good blog post should look like. Here are the salient points.

  • Use descriptive headlines
  • Write in Inverted pyramid style
  • The first link is the most important one
  • Re-intoduce code ideas
  • Use lists, images tables etc to make your post easier to scan
  • Keep in mind you have a global audience
  • Credit your sources
  • Mark updates and changes
  • Spellcheck your posts and read them for clarity
  • There are exceptions to the rules above

There’s more goodness where that came from, so check out the complete article

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