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How to create a blog using Cruise Mode?

Scalenut’s all powerful AI Cruise Mode helps you create a blog from scratch through just 5 simple and engaging steps.

The Scalenut AI Cruise Mode is a milestone in AI SEO writing. It allows you to create engaging, plagiarism-free blog posts in five simple steps. 

Having difficulty creating a blog with Cruise Mode? Fret not, this article will show you a detailed step-by-step process of creating it using this powerful tool.


Login to your Scalenut account. Then, click the “Article Writer/Cruise Mode'' button available on your Scalenut Dashboard.


A pop up box will now appear on your screen. Enter the primary keyword and any additional secondary keywords for your topic in the keywords field. Then, choose your target location and click on the “Start” button.


Next, you can customize your competition benchmarking approach based on your content and marketing strategy. This feature empowers you to select between the top 10, 20, or 30 ranking pages to focus on, enabling you to tailor your competitive analysis according to your specific objectives and target market. 


Cruise Mode will now be visible on your screen. In the “Context” section, enter a brief description related to your topic as it helps to give our AI an understanding of the theme or requirement of the blog. You can also select and customize your ‘Tone of Voice’ in this section.

To set your brand tone, you have two options. You can either let Scalenut determine it automatically or input your desired tone manually. [Here’s how you can set your brand tone]

Once you are done, click on the “Create Title” button.


In the next step of the blog generation process - the ‘Title’ section, you will see a text box on the left. On the right side, the box includes AI-generated and Top Ranked titles relevant to your blog topic. 

To use a title:

  1. Click on it or hover over it to see a different version. You can edit or choose from these titles within the window.
  2. For more options, check out the 'Top Ranked Titles' tab to see the most popular titles for your keyword.
  3. Use the 'Rephrase' button to create a unique and authentic title for your blog based on the top-ranking titles. You can also write a title manually.

To proceed, click “Create Outline” on the bottom bar to build the structure of your blog.


In the outlines tab, on the left side of your screen, you can see automated outlines generated by the tool. You can edit your blog headings, questions, and CTA or you can use the automated outlines as it is.

The option to toggle the ‘Highlight Key Terms’ option is available on the top here. Turning it on will enable you to see the cyan highlight from the key NLP terms in the top-ranked outlines on the right. 

Quick Tip:  You can now download the generated outlines in either pdf or Word or copy them to the clipboard. Or, regenerate the entire outline till you find your best match.


On the right-hand side of your screen, in the Top Ranked Outlines tab, you can see a headings breakdown of the top ranking pages on SERP for your keyword. 

You can choose the appropriate H2 and H3 for your content from here by clicking on the heading. Once a header is selected, it will be striked in the column to avoid repetition. 

You can also get an idea of what content to add to a specific H2 - by hovering over the eye button next to the heading. It will show you the content covered under it on that particular website.


You can click on the headings in your Outline to edit its text, add an H3 under it, or delete the heading altogether. The down arrow next to ‘H2’ or ‘H3’ also lets you change the hierarchy of the titles. 

You can also write your own headings into the text field or click the ‘AI suggestions’ button to get heading ideas from Scalenut AI based on its deep analysis. Drag and reorder these headings as per the flow of your blog post.

Suggested Shortcuts in Outline Section of Cruise Mode - 

Press the Tab button to change an H2 to H3. 

Press Shift + Tab to change an H3 to H2. 

Press Enter to write a new H2 or H3. 


Our Cruise Mode also allows you to also address the queries of your audiences by adding questions from the FAQ section. This section is optional and you can also skip the questions as per your content requirement.

To start adding Questions to your content, switch to the ‘Questions’ tab given on the right side of the screen. Here, you will find frequently asked questions of the audiences on your keyword from Quora, Google, and Reddit. You can click on the icons of the platform to see questions specific to that channel only.

Scalenut also produces some AI-generated questions that you can include in your content. Click a question to add it to the questions section of your content outline. You can edit it, drag it from the left to reorder, or choose the bin icon to delete it. You can also enter your own questions here or let our AI generate one for you.

STEP 10 

Now, select your call to action (CTA) i.e. a statement encouraging your target audiences to take an action. You can see and select the appropriate CTA from the drop down menu. Once you are done, click the “Generate Writing Points” button at the bottom to move to the next step.

STEP 11 

Our powerful AI will now automatically generate the writing points for your blog. You can add any writing points you think are missing or generate more AI suggestions. 

You can edit, delete, or reorder any writing points as with the outline.

Note: You can also add SERP Statistics to your writing points. This can be done by dragging them from the right side of the screen to the left side onto the writing point you want to add them to.

Once you have finalised the writing points, click the ‘Generate Content’ button to proceed to the next step. It may take a few minutes to generate your first draft.

Congratulations! Your first draft is complete. The final blog post is now available on the right side of your screen, while the content outline remains visible on the left. To make necessary changes, click on the text and edit as needed.

Our AI technology also provides you with the word count for each section of your content. You can also click the regenerate icon next to edit the content within that specific section. 

Then, check Scalenut’s proprietary Key terms Usage for your blog post and the total word count in the panel below in contrast to the suggested parameters. Click the ‘Export to Editor’ to take your draft into Scalenut’s AI Editor to give it its final finishing touches. 

STEP 12 

Click on the ‘File’ button on your editor. You can export the blog from here as a PDF, HTML, or Word document by clicking the dropdown menu of the ‘Export’ button.

Note: The Introduction and Conclusion section for your content is generated on its own. You also get to see the readability score of your content in the AI editor screen.

Use Scalenut’s Cruise Mode today to power your content creation process and create a blog post from scratch instantly!