Should a Blog Post Have References?

Reference-based blogging is a great way to improve the readability and academic credibility of your blog posts. In fact, according to a study by the Harvard Business Review, reference-based blogging can boost readership by as much as 50%.

However, not all blog posts need references. If you are writing a research paper or an in-depth article that will be published on your website, then references may be appropriate.

But for most blog posts, references can be omitted without losing credibility or impact.

Ultimately, it is up to you whether or not to include references in your blog posts. However, if you choose to include them, make sure they are well-researched and intelligible to readers.

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