Why Most “How to” Posts Suck (and How to Write Great Ones)

by Jon Morrow
Once upon a time, “how to” posts were a blogger’s bread-and-butter. The idea was simple. People want to know how to do stuff, and if you teach them how, you’ll get lots of traffic. And it was true… for a while. This post from 2007 is a great example: How to Cook Brown Rice For years, it was the most popular post on Steve’s mega-popular blog.Read the full article

How To Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs Without Peeling | Tim Ferriss

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