Well, no, not grocery and chore lists, but the kind of popular list-articles that really sell. Hopefully you've already sorted out the grocery list concept (hint: cat food does NOT come from the grocery store, human! I don't care what the aisle markers say.)
So about writing a good list. You've probably been bombarded by lists this year via social media, since the format is hugely popular. Anything from "15 Dinosaurs that were Vegetarians" to "6 Ways to Find Inner Peace" are flying around the webosphere (that's a thing, I swear.) The most successful of these lists have four things in common:
Sure, the list I linked to above doesn't follow most of those rules, but it was just in fun! How dare you judge!
Seriously though, if you want to create very shareable lists that clients want to publish, you'll need to follow these guidelines. Depending on the topic, you may even need to add pictures - but not just any pictures. Good-quality photos or designs that are not copyrighted. You can find these through many sites, including Pixabay and Creative Commons. Many are free to use!
Here's an example of a good list article that can get you paid:
5 Reasons Your Kitty Deserves an Outdoor Shelter
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