Blogging Success

    • 10 Maxims of Successful Blogging

      By Mark Schaefer I enjoy coaching people with their blogging efforts and there are 10 pieces of advice I seem to dispense the most often. So I thought you might be interested in these ideas. Whether you’re blogging for your business or for the pure joy of it, I think these ideas will help you: 1. We live in an increasingly information-dense world.

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  • How I totally screwed up my blogging strategy

    … By Mark Schaefer A few weeks ago, I sat down to prepare for the upcoming week’s blog schedule and I became paralyzed. For the first time in years, I seemingly had nothing to write about. I knew if there ever came a time when I had to “force” content onto {grow} it was a sign that I needed to stop blogging so this was a bad sign. It is quite…

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  • How often should I blog? Five steps to answering the question

    … schedule of several times a week might be appropriate (Google likes fresh content!) If you’re on your own and trying to establish thought leadership, maybe 2-4 posts per month is all you can handle. If you’re trying to monetize through ads, you’re probably going to need millions of views and tons of content every day. And if you’re trying…

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  • Do you have to be a great writer to be a great blogger?

    … for a blog post and 3-4 key bullet points and let a professional work their magic. Start You cannot become a great blog writer in one day, in one week, or one month. It takes experience and practice. You will get better, faster, and more effective over time as you find “your voice,” get feedback from your community, and figure out your own system…

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  • Case study: Small business content marketing success

    … expand Pet Sitters Ireland even further. Kate McQuillan owns a Pet Sitting business with her husband Michael. She’s turned her love for animals into Ireland’s largest Pet Sitting business and is fanatical about growing her business and helping others grow theirs through blogging. Illustration courtesy Flickr CC and Anton Ruiz Tags: blog community…

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  • An 8-Step Formula for Blogging Success

    … Millions of people start new blogs every month but not many of them achieve success. And while some elements of blogging can be complicated, the overall strategy is not that hard. If you look at almost any successful blog you’ll notice the same few elements. The trick is to work consistently and cleverly on those elements while not getting…

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  • Does Your Blog Deliver a Positive User Experience?

    … By Linda Dessau, {grow} Community member You know how some people’s houses feel warm and welcoming, and people enjoy hanging out there? You want your blog to be just that kind of place. In website terminology this is called user experience (UX), and can be a content marketer’s invisible advantage. Jakob Nielsen and Don Norman explain…

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  • What is the ideal blogging frequency for your business?

    … for months before they see the light of {grow}. My number one priority is to live up to a promise that if you spend time on this site, you will ALWAYS find something interesting here. The business goal supported through my blog frequency is to establish a community through thought leadership so people can know me, trust me, and eventually hire…

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  • Monetizing blog comments: Why your blog is economic gold

    … “CommentGate” continued this week as Blogging Titan Chris Brogan announced he is turning off the comments on his blog. This follows in the footsteps of the recent Copyblogger comment announcement. Chris cited two reasons why he is doing this and despite his unquestioned experience and stature in the business, his logic doesn’t make sense to me…

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  • Creating the beautiful blog with Stanford Smith

    … Click here if you can’t see the video interview with Stanford Smith of Pushing Social. I recently had a chance to catch up with Stanford Smith, one of the best social media marketing minds in the business and certainly the go-to-guy for all things blogging. Stan was the co-author of the best-selling book Born to Blog: Building Your Blog…

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