How To Template

Use our template to research, write, and rank your how-to guides.

Why create a how to article?

A how-to guide is a set of instructions to help readers achieve their desired outcome.

In a study of 1067 content marketers, 76% published how-to guides.

Use any keyword research tool and filter a seed keyword with the modifier “how.”

Pro Tip: use frase.io Outline Builder and filter the target keyword using the “how” keyword modifier.

Include how to, target keyword, number of steps, and a result or outcome.

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Invite the reader to learn about the target keyword and the benefits or outcome by following the instructions in this article.

The introduction should include three elements:

  • Learn –> “how to” –> keyword
  • get a specific benefit
  • from these number of step-by-step instructions

Pro Tip: use frase.io AI template to write an introduction to your article.

Pro Tip: use frase.io to identify the headings your competitors are using or use these suggested headings.

  • What is the target keyword?
  • Step 1 (followed by instructions)
  • Step 2 (followed by instructions)
  • Step 3 (followed by instructions)
  • etc

Remind the reader of the outcome or result achieved by following these steps and include a call to action.

Pro Tip: use a frase.io AI template to generate a conclusion.

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