Writing Content

    • 5 Blogging Tips From A Social Entrepreneur

      This is a guest contribution from James Aschehoug. While the modern social entrepreneur may be heavily focused on ideals — whether they be ideological, concrete, or hopefully a mixture of both — it is necessary to use all of the relevant tools and technologies available to help your dream become a professionally sustainable reality.

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    • 5 Ways to Write Faster

      Running a business is a time suck of epic proportion. Planning, administration, product development, sales, delivery, email, bookkeeping, social media, marketing. It takes time. Throw in a family and you flit from demand to crisis without a moment to reheat that cup of tea you made three hours ago. Your blog post – that important but not urgent task – is often the victim of the go-go-go life.

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  • The One Type Of Blog Post The Will Transform Your Blog Immediately

    … This is a guest contribution from Joe Elliott. How hard can it be when you start a new blog, you create crazy amounts of content and then you need to start generating traffic? You bust your butt off to get 20 posts so that you can say you are good to go. You reach out to influencers only to meet their trashcan. You even submit a ton…

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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…

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  • 7 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid in 2017

    …. Consider this a handy guide for doing some damage control before it’s too late. Mistake #1: Not Knowing Your Target Audience I reckon more than 50% of the bloggers I’ve spoken with have no idea who they are blogging for. If you do not know who your target audience is – how do you produce the right content? How do you figure out who you should be blogging…

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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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  • Day Four: How to Publish, Promote, and Propagate Your Article

    … is condensed. For example, I still try to write forward when I write my first draft — not allowing myself to go back and edit as I’m writing. And I still build in time between writing and editing … but sometimes instead of 24 hours, it’s a 30-minute lunch break that gives me enough time to think about something else and return to the content…

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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- 13 readers -
  • Day Three: How to Polish and Prepare to Publish Your Content

    … As you can see, the bulleted list injects a lot of white space into your page. It’s fast and easy to skim. Read more about writing easy-to-read bulleted lists in the Main Copy chapter of the Master Content Marketing book. Add excerpts using block quotes. Block quotes or call-outs highlight specific excerpts of text that you’d like your reader…

    Stacey Roberts/ @ProBloggerin Content How To's- 12 readers -
  • Day One: How to Build a “Backbone” for Your Content Marketing

    … is the most important promotional part of your content. Your headline is what gets people to click on your content and read it. Spend plenty of time generating lots of headline ideas. When I write headlines, I like to think of writing the first 10-20 headline ideas like clearing a clog in a pipe: once you get the “junk” ideas out of the way…

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