Writing Content

  • How to Craft an Outstanding Guest Post

    … Productively at Home (Nicole Avery) The Psychology of Comparison and How to Stop (Ellen Jackson) How to Avoid Writing Boring Outlines using the IKEA Method (LJ Sedgwick) Try to focus your post around providing a solution or answer that readers have been looking for. #4: Craft Your Content Carefully I’m sure that you always try to produce well-written…

    Darren Rowse/ @ProBloggerin How To's- 15 readers -
  • How to Personalise Your Blog Like These 10 Top Bloggers

    … for some examples. #8: Use “I” in Your Content, like James Schramko from SuperFastBusiness Blog: SuperFastBusiness The first words of James’s homepage are a bold “I” statement: instantly, it’s clear what he’s all about and what he does, and – crucially –how he can help the reader. Lessons learned: Don’t be afraid to write in the first…

    Darren Rowse/ @ProBloggerin How To's- 17 readers -
  • 5 Ways to Write Faster

    … points and links to research I’ll need. Why it works: In psychology task planning is called an ‘implementation intention’. Its complex and uses the front part of your brain, the prefrontal cortex. Implementation intentions reduce procrastination. Without a plan your brain says, ‘Oops, too hard’ when faced with a big, vague task like writing a blog…

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  • 5 Blogging Tips From A Social Entrepreneur

    … in your field to discover what information they want and need to read, and craft your content accordingly. Some of the most popular and effective blog posts directly answer questions posed by individual audience members, so keep tabs on the conversation and actionably respond in turn. Maintain consistency Consistency is a key value for any business…

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  • Irresistible Reading: Psychology’s 6-Tip Guide to Great Writing

    … There is plenty of great advice around for creating compelling blog content. We read it, but knowing something and doing it are two different things. The missing link is often understanding the why. Why is great writing irresistible to your reader? And how to you do more of it? Here’s six tips from psychology for creating content your audience…

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  • Ten Simple Ways to Improve Any Blog Post in Minutes

    … favorites to try out today: 1: Make the Title Stronger Some bloggers have the knack of writing powerful titles; others struggle. If you find yourself going with the first title that comes to mind, it might need a bit of work. Good titles grab attention and make a clear promise to the reader. Compare: Write Better Blog Posts – not specific enough…

    Ali Luke/ @ProBloggerin Content- 27 readers -
  • 7 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid in 2017

    … Everybody makes mistakes. This is something that can’t be avoided all of the time. In fact, some of those errors can turn into some of your greatest learning experiences. However, one of the best ways to save time and money in your blogging is to learn from the mistakes of others. If you do that – and avoid those same pitfalls yourself – you…

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  • All Editors are Not the Same, so Which do You Need?

    …, if editing isn’t ghost writing, what is it then? In the perfect world, editing is four-stage process*. While it may seem that these four stages apply only to the editing of long-form content (like e-books and print books), it does also apply to short-form content like blog posts and articles: Stage 1: Developmental editing When we’re talking books…

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  • Where Will Your Great Ideas Come From?

    … By ProBlogger expert Ellen Jackson of Potential Psychology. I have big plans for 2017, blog-wise and business-wise. I bet you do too. My word for this year is ‘bigger.’ I’m going to think bigger, to play bigger. After a year of hard work and incremental improvement it’s time for a quantum leap. It’s time to shake things up; to think…

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  • How to Come up With More Than Enough (Great) Ideas for Your Blog

    …, but popular, posts are great candidates to update and republish. You may also find that your writing style has shifted and developed, so it’s a good idea to do a thorough edit even of the parts of the post that are still factually correct. I recommend doing this by updating the content then changing the date of the post. Don’t copy-and-paste content…

    Ali Luke/ @ProBloggerin How To's- 19 readers -
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