5 lessons from posting list stories

The author wraps up a monthlong experiment by sharing insights and results from publishing nothing but lists during May.

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My experiment is done.

I decided to have a little fun last month and play around with posting nothing but list articles. Because it was May, they would all be lists of five. So here is my last list of five things—at least for now.

Some results of this blogging experiment won’t be known for a while, but I do have some immediate observations. To refresh your memory, you can go back and read my first post about why I decided to try using list posts for an entire month.

Here are some of my observations on how well the lists performed, most of which bore out my expectations.

1. List posts generate traffic.

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