Copyblogger Weekly

  • What Content Creators Can Learn from Professional Artists

    … Great to see you again! This week was all about art. Some people think of “art” as self-indulgent or impractical, but that’s a dangerous myth. We’re talking about the roll-up-your-sleeves work that adds more artistry to your content — which is what we all need to attract our audiences’ attention in 2018. On Monday, Stefanie Read More... The post…

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  • Real Talk about Moving Forward with Your Big Idea

    … Great to see you again! This week on Copyblogger, we looked at how to make progress on projects and opportunities that might seem intimidating at first. Stefanie Flaxman showed us how to take that Big Idea (exciting, challenging, scary) and break it down until you discover your first (or next) move. She shared a process Read More... The post…

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  • Get More Traffic, More Confidence, and More Work Done

    … Good to see you again! With the Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, this was a short week on Copyblogger. On Tuesday, Kelton Reid kicked things off with a thoughtful look at impostor syndrome — with clues on how to approach it from different sources, including the famous Turing Test. And on Wednesday, I talked Read More... The post Get More…

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  • Powerful Habits, Potent Engagement, and a Double Dose of Pink

    … How’s your January going? I’ve been having a great time looking at our publishing themes and brainstorming cool new topic ideas with our editorial team. And I’m so glad you’re here starting the year with us. 🙂 This week kicked off with a discussion about habits (which are the super secret decoder rings that allow Read More... The post Powerful…

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  • Jump into a Creative and Productive New Year

    … Happy new year! I hope your holidays were good and that you’ve managed to re-find some semblance of your routine. (Or maybe even some cool new routines.) On Tuesday this week, Stefanie Flaxman gave us seven ideas for how to thrill your boss, editor, or clients with your writing professionalism. And on Wednesday, Brian Clark Read More... The post…

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  • 50 Things You’ll Enjoy Reading over Christmas Break

    … Today, as the team gets ready to take a few days off for the holiday, we’ve put together a massive buffet of marketing, writing, and strategy advice for you. Monday’s post put the spotlight on our editorial team’s favorite writing, content, and marketing blogs. (As well as one that’s an example of a creator who’s Read More... The post 50 Things You’ll Enjoy Reading over Christmas Break appeared first on Copyblogger. …

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  • Keys to Greatness (or Just Getting More Great Stuff Done)

    … This week, we have lots of pragmatic advice for you on how to be a happier, more productive person. Because you’re good enough, you’re smart enough, and gosh darn it, this joke has now been permanently rendered un-funny. On Monday, Morgan Dix (he happens to be one of our Certified Content Marketers) revealed what meditation Read More... The post…

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  • Resources for Writers: How to Find Amazing Clients

    … A quick note if you write for a living: This week you have the chance to get on our list of recommended writers by joining the Certified Content Marketer program. We will close registration on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, so if you’d like to learn about the content strategies that Read More... The post Resources for Writers: How to Find Amazing Clients appeared first on Copyblogger. …

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  • Writers: It’s Time to Get Paid What You’re Worth

    … This week is for our professional writers — whether you’re a freelancer or you work for a bigger organization. We’re tired of you missing out on the great gigs and the plum jobs, while you watch people zoom past you who can hardly type The Cat on the Mat. Poverty is overrated. Let’s get you Read More... The post Writers: It’s Time to Get Paid…

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  • Thanksgiving Week (and a Great Sale) on Copyblogger

    … It’s Thanksgiving week in the U.S.! My creative output this week will be mainly culinary — I’ve got three kinds of pie to bake tomorrow, plus all of the other fun things we’ll have on the table. So this week is a short one for you. On Monday, the editorial team got together to talk Read More... The post Thanksgiving Week (and a Great Sale…

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  • Killer Resources for Freelancers … and an Option for Those Who Don’t Want to Go It Alone

    … This week, Stefanie Flaxman and I yielded the floor to a pair of smart gentlemen who we don’t hear from quite as often as we used to. And we featured a writer you haven’t seen on Copyblogger before. Her debut post for us is a must-read for writers who like being able to pay their Read More... The post Killer Resources for Freelancers … and an Option for Those Who Don’t Want to Go It Alone appeared first on Copyblogger. …

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  • Sleaze, Suckage, SEO … and Savings

    … Someone must have slipped the team some hot sauce, because it seems we’re all feeling a little spicy. This week features strong points of view and plain-spoken advice. Ever feel a little shy telling people you’re a marketer? Do you worry that what you do seems sleazy to some? While marketers aren’t quite at “politician” Read More... The post…

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  • Get Your Website Firing on All Cylinders (Visually and Verbally)

    … We’re coming into the last two months of the year (how), and our minds tend to naturally turn to: “How in the expletive-of-choice am I going to hit my goals for this year?” One word, baby: Tactics. This week was about rolling those sleeves up and making it happen. Whether you want to finally get Read More... The post Get Your Website Firing…

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  • Blending Art with Strategy for Powerhouse Content

    … We talk a lot on Copyblogger about how to write content that’s more vivid, more memorable, more distinctive. But there’s always another side to that creative coin — the strategic side. Your content might be marvelously entertaining and engaging, but if it’s not placed in a strategic context, you’ve limited its power. Getting smarter about Read…

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  • Clickbait, Insomnia, and Writing Fears … Nevermore

    … You can tell we’re heading into Halloween — around the blog, our thoughts have been turning to topics dark and creepy. On Monday, Stefanie Flaxman brought up a thorny question — is it okay to use all of those fiendishly effective headline techniques, or do we run the risk of turning our content into “clickbait?” Read More... The post Clickbait, Insomnia, and Writing Fears … Nevermore appeared first on Copyblogger. …

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