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The 3 Most Important Elements of a Great Blog Post Entrepreneur and online marketing expert Neil Patel discusses what every successful blog posts needs.

By Jason Fell

Entrepreneurs need to market their startups. One way to do that is by blogging. But not every business owner knows what a great blog post looks and reads like -- one that will be read and shared online.

Thankfully, online marketing expert Neil Patel knows. In this video, Patel explains the three must-have elements of any blog post:

1. An engaging headline. (Copyblogger has some helpful tips for headline writing, Patel says.)
2. Write in a conversational tone.
3. Use sub-headlines to give your post structure that's easy for readers to navigate.

For more on why these elements are so important, watch the video above.

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Jason Fell

Entrepreneur Staff

Former Managing Editor

Jason Fell is the former managing editor of Entrepreneur.com.

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