Writing Content

    • How to Grow Fans and Save Your Sanity by Changing the Season

      In September, I had one of the best conference experiences of my life.The atmosphere was friendly, supportive, motivated. The talks were top quality, innovative, engaging. The delivery was trendy, slick, seamless. The event, of course, was ProBlogger Event. Now, despite the motivation, the enthusiasm, the drive, I still heard the same thing, over and over again, from attendees.

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    • How to Create Consistently Valuable Content for Your Blog

      Doing something of value is a basic motive that drives us in doing pretty much anything in our lives. Writing is a passion and there is a little art in every piece of content we create, irrelevant of the topic or the reason why we put the words in this sequence on the sheet in front of us. When we talk about blogging, we should consider the value of our texts, especially if w ...

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    • How to Make Time for Blogging During Your Lunch Break

      This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. Blogging is something that we all know we need to do. But as a busy professional with a weekly schedule consisting of non-stop meetings, conference calls, project deadlines, and personal responsibilities, actually making time for blogging can seem impossible.

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  • Five Steps to Have Your Your Blog and Business Run Without You Over The Holidays

    … for all those blog posts you’re sitting on. Go to Google Analytics and look at the top 10 blog posts that bring you the most traffic. Spend a rainy (or sunny) afternoon at your favourite location, going through them and seeing: What you can update copy/ content wise What call to action you need to include Any other posts you can link to within…

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  • New to Blogging? Ditch the Fear of Judgement

    … By ProBlogger psychology expert Ellen Jackson. You will become way less concerned with what people think of you when you realise how seldom they do. David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest. I wrote my first blog post two years ago, after a seven-year hiatus from writing. It was not an intentional hiatus – it was fear-induced. I was scared…

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  • The Subtle art of Successful Blogging – an interview with NYT Bestseller Mark Manson

    … goes: if you’re a street-sweeper, sweep the streets the same way Shakespeare wrote poems or Picasso painted. On top of that, let’s be honest, a large percentage of the content on the internet is absolute garbage — lots of lazy copy/paste jobs and scammy marketing. In that sense, developing your own writing ability is practical to differentiate…

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  • The Ultimate Editing Checklist for Content Marketers

    … This is a guest contribution from Benjamin Brandall. Unless you’re writing instructions or technical copy, writing is a creative process. When writers are in the flow, they work in bursts of energy, hammering out paragraphs without stopping to think about editing. Unedited writing is, in the words of Annie Lamott: shitty. And so it should…

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  • The Why, How and When of Using Quotations on Your Blog

    …. Before we dig in too far, though, let’s take a look at four key reasons why quotes are so useful. Why You Should Use (More) Quotes on Your Blog #1: You’ll Stand Out from Other Bloggers by Including Different Views Most bloggers don’t use quotes. Their writing can become a bit of an echo-chamber: they’re constantly giving their own viewpoint…

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  • How to Grow Your Blog by Interviewing Influencers

    … be ambivalent about whether you really need to offer an interview on your blog. How could this type of content actually improve and grow your site? As Hamlin School Director of Public Relations Daniel W. Polk puts it, “You create a personal connection with your guest speaker.” This type of connection is powerful because once it has been established, you…

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  • As a Blogger on The Global Internet, What Laws in the World Apply to You?

    … By ProBlogger Law Expert Jeanette Jifkins. Imagine you are sitting in your home office working on your blog. Your domain name is hosted with GoDaddy in Delaware in the United States, your website content is hosted with a local provider. You’re using Mailchimp as a CRM which is based in Georgia in the United States. You have PayPal set up…

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  • How to Find Blog Post Ideas That People Can’t Wait to Read

    … and making adjustments. The goal is to improve everything from processes, to services, to the work environment itself. These same concepts can be applied in the content strategy for your blog. To do so, use Google Analytics to identify the type of content that’s already working on your blog and then make that content even better. Google Analytics…

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  • 6 Editing and Proofreading Tools for Strategic Content Writing

    … Getting readers to pay attention to your content is difficult at the best of times, thanks to the deluge of businesses out there vying for the same audience. How do you make your brand stand out from the rest? One simple thing that you may not have thought of is using proofreading and editing tools to polish your posts into high quality pieces…

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  • Interviewing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them on Your Blog

    … This is a contributed post from our ProBlogger Subject Matter Expert Rachel Corbutt. Interviews can be a great source of content for your blog or podcast…provided they go well. If they don’t, they can have you rocking back and forth in the foetal position promising never to speak to another human being again. Interviewing Mistakes and How…

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  • Top Tips for Creating Quality Evergreen Content

    … the same value to readers several years down the line. Of course, not every topic lends itself well to evergreen content writing. News about an up-and-coming Apple product, for example, would count as time-sensitive. A review of a newly released product might also be time-sensitive. However, a post about how to write product reviews would…

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  • How to Research and Find Ideas for Phenomenal Content

    … feel like you’re churning out articles just to fill blank space, you’ve forgotten the whole point of content creation. Remind yourself why you are writing in the first place: You want to capture interest. You can’t write successful content without looking at your metrics. Which articles get the most traffic? Which have the most user interaction…

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