The 6 Best Ways To End A Blog Article

Writer’s Relief
3 min readApr 20

Many creative writers also have blogs to help them build an audience and stay connected with their readers between publications. Blog posts and articles are a great way to keep your followers up to date on you and your writing. And just like your poems, short stories, personal essays, or book, sometimes it can be difficult to determine how you should end your blog article. The ending of your blog post will leave the biggest impression on your readers — so it’s important to get it right! Here are the 6 best ways to end a blog article so that your readers stay engaged and keep coming back for more.

The Best Ways To End A Blog Article

Summarize: If your blog posts tend to be jam-packed with lots of great information, you’ll want to be sure your readers don’t miss a thing. Ending with a short summary will help your readers retain the important details from your blog article.

Ask a question: Concluding your article with a question encourages your readers to interact and continue the conversation in the comments section. You can also link to your contact form and ask for readers’ input, or instruct blog visitors to join you in discussing the topic on social media! Linking to your Facebook or Twitter accounts can also boost your number of social media followers as well!

Dangle a cliffhanger or teaser: If you’re posting a serial, a short story, or an excerpt on your blog, consider ending the first half of the article on a cliffhanger to bring readers back for the conclusion. But be sure to keep in mind what counts as previously published when posting your writing on your website! Once you publish a short story, essay, or poem on your blog, most literary journal editors will consider the work “published” — yes, even if you only have ten visitors to the blog and one of them is your mom. To avoid any potential conflict, stick to posting work that’s already been published or that you’ve written specifically for your blog.

You can also end your blog article with a teaser, such as “Big news next week!” Or, “Coming up: Why I celebrate rejection.” By piquing your readers’ interest, you’ll entice them back for your next scheduled post.

Present a call to action: Signing off with a call to action encourages readers to act while…

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