Standing Out

  • The Epic Content Cycle: 10 Steps to 10X Content [Infographic]

    … It’s the holy grail of the blogosphere — highly sought after but rarely achieved. We’re talking, of course, about “epic” content. Creating it, though, feels like an impossible mission for many bloggers — beyond the reach of all but the most elite writers. But in reality, you don’t need epic skills to create truly remarkable content, just…

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  • How to Run Your First Webinar (with No Skills, No Stress and No Budget)

    …. Suddenly, a few lines appeared in the chat box, written by Leo. He couldn’t get into the system as a presenter so he entered as a participant to let everyone know he was locked out. I soldiered on. Now and then, Leo popped up in the chat to say he was still trying to get in. The participants got involved: “Leo, REBOOT!” “Mary, has Leo got…

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  • 5 Myths of Traffic Generation That Seriously Need to Die

    … imaginable niche, and I’ve seen firsthand what works and what doesn’t. And lots of the advice out there… it just doesn’t work. In particular, five myths really bother me. If you’re struggling to increase your traffic, chances are it’s because you’ve bought into one of these myths. Let’s jump in… Myth #1: Blogging Is a Great Way to Get Free Traffic…

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  • 10 Posts That’ll Instantly Put You in the Top 1% of Traffic Experts

    … Look, I get it. You want more traffic. (Just like every other blogger on the planet.) But here’s the big question: Do you actually deserve more traffic? You see, traffic doesn’t care how much you want it. It doesn’t care how long you’ve waited. Traffic only comes to those who truly commit to understanding how to get it and then, implement…

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  • Why Most “How to” Posts Suck (and How to Write Great Ones)

    …, take a class, or horror of horrors, go to the library. The idea of finding out how to do things online was still relatively new. People were shocked and surprised by the simple, practical advice they could find on the web. But not anymore. You can Google damn near anything and find a dozen articles and videos giving you step-by-step advice. What’s…

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  • 16 Posts That’ll Make You Excited to Be a Writer in 2016

    … Let me guess… At least one of your New Year’s resolutions relates to your writing. Am I right? Maybe you’ve decided to commit to a daily writing practice. Or set your sights on a specific writing goal, to be achieved no matter what. Or committed to launching a blog to showcase your writing to a waiting world. Even if making resolutions…

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  • 7 Psychological Tricks for Turning Fleeting Visitors into Loyal Fans

    … sentiments known to humankind. Second, remind your readers that you were a beginner, too. Sometimes when you’re in the role of teacher, readers find it more difficult to relate to you because of the knowledge gap. So reminding them occasionally that you were once a beginner is another way to foster devotion. Try telling a story about how you learned…

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  • How to Interview Influencers (Even If You’d Rather Curl up and Die)

    … audience (and new visitors) because people can see you virtually “hanging out” with big names. They drive traffic to your blog, especially if your interviewee has a large audience. An interview is a magnet that attracts people who haven’t heard of you, but do know the person you’re interviewing. They can help your audience solve specific problems…

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  • 9 Surefire Strategies for Standing Out in a Sea of Sameness

    … of comments and shares just for hitting “Publish” (lucky ducks), but your blog struggles to make the slightest impact. Highly annoying, isn’t it? The problem is that people don’t remember you, and they don’t talk about you. And trying to figure out why is giving you a migraine. The good news? One final puzzle piece will finally get people talking…

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  • The Blogger’s Guide to Telling Stories That Win Hearts and Minds

    … Have you ever wondered if people even care about your writing? You pour out your heart and soul, but sometimes that feels like shouting your words down a bottomless abyss. You know you have a world of knowledge to pass on – but you have no idea how to wrap it into an exciting package your readers will love. Could it be that … your writing…

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  • 25 Posts to Inspire Independent-Spirited Writers Everywhere

    … Personality Winner – Gigi Wolf – Chez Gigi 9 Things Women Don’t Do In Movies That Make Me Crazy And Every Toddler Knows How To Do Gigi’s writing oozes personality, and her post achieves the rare feat of being laugh-out-loud funny from beginning to end. Her distinct writer’s voice brands every sentence, and by the time I finished, I felt myself developing…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Writing Comments That Open Doors with Popular Bloggers

    … profile’s thousand-word tribute to paper mache. “Fancy a juicy steak?” they’ll suggest despite your publicly stated veganism. It’s the same with blog commenting. Yes, you’re busy. Yes, reading a post thoroughly before commenting takes time. Know what else takes time? Getting your foot out of your mouth. When you comment on a post after skimming…

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  • The Skeptic’s Guide to Getting Targeted Traffic from Google+

    … for? Brainstorm a few keywords around your blog topic. Look at recent posts on your blog, and pick out some relevant keywords. In practice, you can only share a post to one community at a time, but try to find three or four communities whose members are likely to be interested in the topics you write about. And focus on communities where members…

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