There are a multitude of different types of content, including blog, animation, whitepaper, slideshare, case study and more. While each has specific qualities that are unique to its type, all types of content share some common characteristics. From forming and researching your idea to writing and editing your work, making content can give you a chance to share compelling and important information with site audience.
As you’re figuring out your topic and focus, think about the type of content that will best suit the points that you want to convey. Some types of content are better suited to certain topics. Some of the articles we publish are:
News: This type of article presents facts about something that happened recently or that will happen in the near future. It usually covers the 5 Ws and H: who, what, where, when, why and how.
Feature: This type of article presents information in a more creative, descriptive way than a straight news article. It can be an article about a person, a phenomenon, a place, or other subjects.
Editorial: This article presents a writer’s opinions on a topic or debate. It is intended to persuade the reader to think a certain way about a topic.
How-to: This article gives clear instructions and information about how to accomplish some task.
Profile: This article presents information about a person, using information that the writer typically gathered through interviews and background research.