Blogging Success

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

    … By Mark Schaefer If you’re not confident in your writing skills, can you still be a great blogger? Let’s be honest. Good writing matters. But there are a few simple ideas any one can learn to dramatically improve the quality of their blog posts. Let’s take a look at a few tricks of the trade to help you sharpen your writing skills. Read it out…

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  • Case study: Small business content marketing success

    … success story and we’ve been interviewed on podcasts and radio. In early 2016 we were finalists in the Irish Franchise Awards. I’ve also had the opportunity to re-purpose our content and expand our reach by distributing our content at sites like The Huffington Post. Following the interest in my story, I’m now using my love of blogging to help other…

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  • An 8-Step Formula for Blogging Success

    … but not a lot of substance or strategy. And something that I’ve also noticed is that new bloggers tend to over-complicate the process. Yes, blogging is hard work but, no, it does not have to be complicated. Let’s start with an infographic and then move on to the tofu and potatoes below: Feel free to share this graphic around or use it on your…

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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

    … “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

    … for Personal and Business Success One Post at a Time In this short video interview he covers: The importance of comments — a place to find your voice. How we engage with our audiences beyond comments The blogging trend that energizes him. The emerging form and beauty of blogs. Creating a “blogging experience.” The common thread of great…

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