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    No Blog Traffic? Here’s a Simple Strategy to Seduce Readers and Win Clients

    You sit down at your desk. You start your computer. You check Google Analytics and your email provider dashboard. A deep sigh escapes from your soul. Why is your number of email subscribers still so low? Why aren’t readers flocking to your blog? And...

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      Is Metagaming Silently Killing Your Marketing?

      Copyblogger - - 17 readers - Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ~ André Gide Setting sail away from the safe harbor of best practices is a fear that we, as marketers, must learn to emb...

      How Successful Writers Curate Ideas

      Copyblogger - - 15 readers - The blank page. Writer’s block. Newer writers often claim to fear both of these. We’ve all been conditioned to do so. (I admit: I still do sometimes too.) But as I’ve studied writers, successful writer...

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      Writing Success: How to Avoid It

      … chances of success. So keep writing. :-) If you’re avoiding writing success, check out the Easy Write Process. Join Angela on Google+, and on Twitter: @angee. You can find Angela on Pinterest, and on YouTube, too. The post Writing Success: How to Avoid It appeared first on Angela Booth's Creativity Factory. …

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      No Blog Traffic? Here’s a Simple Strategy to Seduce Readers and Win Clients

      … You sit down at your desk. You start your computer. You check Google Analytics and your email provider dashboard. A deep sigh escapes from your soul. Why is your number of email subscribers still so low? Why aren’t readers flocking to your blog? And when will those business inquiries finally arrive? We all know…

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      The Prepared Writer’s Process for Creating Excellent Content Every Day

      … content. 7. Optimize After I’ve written a post, I run through the following checklist before I publish: Set the featured image and make sure it’s eye-catching Run WordPress SEO by Yoast Run Scribe Content Optimizer Bonus exercises: creativity triggers if you get stuck If I’m really having trouble getting into the writing zone, I…

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      Use Images (Not Just Words) to Turn Your Distracted Visitors into Engaged Readers

      … in a single glance. Dig into Flickr’s Creative Commons Flickr has a deep well of images by photographers who’ve agreed to share to their photos on a Creative Commons license. You’ll notice you see many Flickr images on Copyblogger. They take longer to find, but if you take the time they often bring a creativity that can be hard to find on the stock…

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      A Sober Lesson on the Value of Compromising Your Creative Ideas

      … Mollie Politzer was 32 years old when she got sick. She was in the hospital for months, and when her condition eventually worsened to the point of death, her rabbi was called in. The rabbi arrived and proceeded to change her name. He did this to fool the Angel of Death — so that when the Angel of Death came, he wouldn’t know…

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      How Successful Writers Curate Ideas

      …, Stay on Track — by Jason Wiser Why Hunter S. Thompson Would’ve Loved Author Rank (And Why You Should, Too) — by Demian Farnworth How and Why To Keep a Commonplace Book — by Ryan Holiday Stanford study finds walking improves creativity — Stanford.edu Also, in the time since Demian and I recorded this podcast, he has published two posts…

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      Sleep Your Way to Creativity And 9 More Surefire Methods via @Buffer

      … We’ve written about creativity a few times on the Buffer blog, but it’s hard to keep track of everything we learn about it. One day I’m adjusting the temperature in my workspace, and the next I’m trying to put off creative work until I’m tired. If you’re in the same boat, and you find it’s difficult to remember what will improve your creativity…

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      How to Fix Your Next Brainstorm Session

      … When is the last time you walked into a team meeting, stood at the whiteboard and asked for your team to brainstorm a solution to a business problem—and got blank stares? Forcing creativity in the moment might sounds like a good idea, but it doesn’t always lead to productive conversations (especially if your team has already spent an hour…

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      Fear of Writing: 3 Tips to Help

      …. A lot of brain lateralization theory has been debunked, but it’s still a useful way to think about creativity and your brain. 2. Start Writing – Write Stream-of-Consciousness Material for Ten Minutes. I’ve been using this little trick for a couple of decades, and I teach it to my writing students. It puts you into “creative” mode; writing…

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      Is Metagaming Silently Killing Your Marketing?

      … Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ~ André Gide Setting sail away from the safe harbor of best practices is a fear that we, as marketers, must learn to embrace. Scary situations arise when you set foot in uncharted territory. In March, our company decided do just…

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      How to Remember Everything

      … Stop me when this begins to sound familiar … You had a killer conversation with a new friend you made at a conference a few weeks ago, but you may have had an extra martini and left their card on the bar. You and your special someone shared a fantastic bottle of wine the last time you were in New York, but the name of the wine…

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      Data Vs. Creativity: The Content Marketer’s False Choice

      …I was at a conference last week where Adobe VP Marketing Insights & Operations David Welch was asked to sum up the future of marketing in six words. His response: “Creative thrills, but data pays bills.” As a writer, I had to respect his ability to turn a phrase. But I also felt a... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article…

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      Ebook Covers: Design Secrets for Self Publishers

      … publishers don’t need to do it all, but we function as ringmasters in our own little publishing circus. Cover images attract attention to our books, and with any luck at all, readers too. Join Angela on Google+, and on Twitter: @angee. You can find Angela on Pinterest, too. The post Ebook Covers: Design Secrets for Self Publishers appeared first on Angela Booth's Creativity Factory. …

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