Listicle (List Post) Template

Learn how to research, write and rank a listicle (list post) with our template.

Why create a listicle (list post)?

A list post differs from a regular article because it contains a numbered list of recommended resources, products, services, and tips that benefit a reader.

According to a study of content marketers, a list article is the 2nd most popular format to create.

  • Targets prospects in the information gathering stage of the buying process
  • Engineered for readers with short attention spans
  • Easy content to create

Use your preferred keyword research tool and filter the results with the modifier “best,” top,” or “list.”

Pro Tip: use Outline Builder and filter the target keyword using the “best” or “top” keyword modifiers.

The listicle title should contain a number and include the target keyword.

Pro Tip: use to identify the page titles your competitors are using.

Write an introduction that includes the number of items, the target keyword, and how this list benefits readers.

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

Pro Tip: use to identify your competitors’ headings or use these suggested headings.

  • List Item 1
    • what is it
    • how to use it
    • supporting resources
  • List Item 2
    • what is it
    • how to use it
    • supporting resources
  • List Item 3 etc

Write a conclusion and encourage readers to try a tip, technique, or strategy from your list.

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

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