Writing

  • 10 Blogging Years. 10 Blogging Lessons. 10 Blogging Tips.

    Note: This blog post is an updated version of 7 Blogging Years. 7 Blogging Lessons. 7 Blogging Tips. (published 3 years and 100 blog posts ago). Yes, that’s right! It’s the 10th Blogoversary of Minterest. I started Minterest (minterest.com) as a personal finance blog in 2006, and later in August 2007, I started blogging about “Money, Internet, Investing” (yes, that was the f ...

    Mahesh Mohan/ Minterest- 11 readers -
  • How to write for the web

    … Here are the seven rules of effective online writing: Start with a conclusion Minimise interruptions Enable “scanability” Be appealing Offer value Build trust Engage You have just scanned over a bullet point list, which answers the question asked in … The post appeared first on DEJAN. …

    Dan Petrovic/ DEJAN SEOin How To's- 13 readers -
  • What the Heck Is Ghostwriting? (And Why You Might Want to Do It)

    … You want to make money as a writer, right? You’ve told everyone on Facebook (including your weird aunt) that you’re available to write. You’ve been writing guest post after guest post to showcase your talent and get your name out there. Maybe you’ve even landed a few jobs already. (Good for you!) But then a potential client emails you…

    Ali Luke/ Boost Blog Traffic- 14 readers -
  • 11 Reasons Why I Love Feedly — And You Should Too

    … I love Feedly and I love it even more now because they have launched features. The first time I tried Feedly was when Google discontinued the Google Reader. I even published a blog post about Feedly to express my gratitude. I wasn’t a very active Feedly user over the past few months. But recently I noticed that they launched a “Read Later…

    Mahesh Mohan/ Minterestin Social Blogging- 13 readers -
  • 7 Classic Quotes to Inspire Your Writing

    … Writing is a glorious and rewarding experience, a noble craft, one of the most satisfying ways you can spend your time — at least, while your clothes are on. Except for the days when it’s horrible. Maybe that’s why writers love quotes about writing. They help remind us of those lofty aspects and give us courage to get through the crummy parts…

    Sonia Simone/ Copyblogger- 11 readers -
  • The 5 Steps of Successful Email Marketing

    … If you’re a small business owner, free time is not a luxury you can enjoy often. When every minute matters, wasting time creating an email that doesn’t help your business can hold you back. You can’t afford to leave the success of your email marketing to chance. Check out the infographic below to see the five key steps that lead to successful…

    Constant Contactin EMail- 13 readers -
  • Expand Your Content Marketing Toolkit

    … On Monday, our friend Jon Nastor shared the top tips he’s learned from conducting more than 350 podcast interviews in two years. He has a lot of solid advice here on how to better prepare for your interviews — without making your content stiff or robotic. On Tuesday, our editorial assistant Will DeWitt revealed how his experiences on a recent…

    Sonia Simone/ Copybloggerin Content- 9 readers -
  • Stop Making These 12 Word Choice Errors Once and for All

    … “insure” communicates “protecting assets against loss or harm.” If you are discussing the protection of assets, think of car insurance and then use the word “insure.” 6. Regard vs. Regards Regard Use “regard” when you want to express consideration or reference something specific. Writing “in regards to” is one of my content pet peeves. “Regard…

    Stefanie Flaxman/ Copyblogger- 11 readers -
  • Advice to Writers Who Feel Like a Fraud (from a Writer Who Feels Like a Fraud)

    … Let me guess … Every success in your writing career has been a fluke. When people praise your work, they don’t know what they’re talking about. You’ll never measure up. You’re not a real writer. And any day now, everyone will see you for the fraud that you are. That’s how you feel, anyway. You read other blogs and feel crushed at how little…

    Boost Blog Traffic- 8 readers -
  • 11 Reasons Why I Love Feedly — And You Should Too

    … I love Feedly and I love it even more now because they have launched features. The first time I tried Feedly was when Google discontinued the Google Reader. I even published a blog post about Feedly to express my gratitude. I wasn’t a very active Feedly user over the past few months. But recently I noticed that they launched a “Read Later…

    Mahesh Mohan/ Minterestin Social Blogging- 20 readers -
  • Why Writing Internships Are an Underrated Way to Become a Great Blogger

    … A lot of people think blogging is a pretty easy gig. Think about it: you interact with other bloggers, sit around on your laptop writing about interesting topics, and don’t even need to put your pants on if you don’t want to. However, blogging is like any other job, paid or not; you need to develop certain skillsets and enter certain networks…

    The Blog Herald- 21 readers -
  • If Your Content Team Just Did This, You’d Be Winning

    … to and where are they? This not only dictates how you develop your content, it will also lead you to publish and promote your content on different platforms or in different mediums. Market – How is your content going to make a mark in your industry? What does it need in order to drive attention and engagement? Research – What statistics are out…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Content- 16 readers -
  • The Balance of Creativity and Productivity

    … cultivating a Pomeranian state of mind to expand your creativity. (Read the post to find out why you actually do want to do this.) And on Tuesday, she outlined a plan to use that Pomeranian creativity to actually make something that other people want to read, watch, or listen to. Finally, on Wednesday, our editorial team sent me their favorite writing…

    Sonia Simone/ Copybloggerin Content- 14 readers -
  • Your Summer Reading List from the Copyblogger Editorial Team

    … I don’t believe in a “writing gene.” Writing comes more easily to some folks, for sure. But those aren’t always the people who end up writing really well. Writing is a skill that requires plenty of practice. But practice is always more effective when you’re working on the right things. That’s when it’s time to seek out some good advice…

    Sonia Simone/ Copybloggerin Content- 18 readers -
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