Blogging Success

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

    … in the blogging world because people don’t have the patience to wait for your conclusion. Start with the conclusion and then explain it. I see too many posts that do not get to the guts of the issue until you are one-third down the page. The magic of RITE In my classes, I urge students to create content through the filter of RITE. It should…

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  • Case study: Small business content marketing success

    … that pet sitting was a service that other pet owners just like us wanted and needed. After six years in business, Pet Sitters Ireland is Ireland’s largest Pet Sitting and Dog Walking company, with thousands of visits competed every month to hundreds of pet owners across Ireland. Most of this growth is attributed to our content marketing strategy…

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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?

    … paragraphs with no breaks, lists or images Sidebars cluttered with ads or other links User experience tips from America’s #1 most-visited hospital blog I recently had the chance to interview Amanda Todorovich, content marketing director at Cleveland Clinic. I asked how she and her team make sure users have a positive experience navigating…

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  • What is the ideal blogging frequency for your business?

    … Blogging frequency is among the most common questions I am asked, and it occurred to me that I have never directly addressed this in a blog post. So here we go — how often should you post on your blog? First, let’s start at a very high level and set the stage about blogging as a business imperative in general. I think that most businesses need…

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  • Monetizing blog comments: Why your blog is economic gold

    … enough. Commenters represent reliable reach I had a very interesting exchange recently with Jay Baer on his post articulating the idea that certain communication platforms have “reliable reach.” Twitter and Facebook do not have reliable audience reach because people may come by for a content snack but may not form active community. Blog and email…

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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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