Why should you write a Myth vs. Fact Post?
- These posts answer questions your readers have
- It establishes you as an authority on the topic
- Can be controversial and create debate (bringing more attention to your work)
How should you write a Myth vs. Fact Post?
- Use keywords in the main headline including myth vs. fact or myth-busting
- Write in the present tense, and use active verbs.
- Use an H1 or H2 tag and bold the title of your list to inform the reader and improve SEO.
Begin with giving background information about your topic, why there may be myths and the problems about the myths. Let your readers know that you will provide solid evidence about your claims of fact.
Subheadings or crossheads:
List myths with most important myths in the first and last position. The rest can be sandwiched in the middle.
Provide evidence for your facts. This can be provided through examples and links to research.
Wrap up your post by asking your readers to let you know about any myths you may have missed.