Writing For A Blog

  • How I totally screwed up my blogging strategy

    … By Mark Schaefer A few weeks ago, I sat down to prepare for the upcoming week’s blog schedule and I became paralyzed. For the first time in years, I seemingly had nothing to write about. I knew if there ever came a time when I had to “force” content onto {grow} it was a sign that I needed to stop blogging so this was a bad sign. It is quite…

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  • Do you have to be a great writer to be a great blogger?

    … By Mark Schaefer If you’re not confident in your writing skills, can you still be a great blogger? Let’s be honest. Good writing matters. But there are a few simple ideas any one can learn to dramatically improve the quality of their blog posts. Let’s take a look at a few tricks of the trade to help you sharpen your writing skills. Read it out…

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  • 10 simple tweaks to generate more sales through blogs

    … On the social web we’re here to help, to listen, to serve. We’re not supposed to expect sales though blogs, right? Well, sometimes it’s OK to sell. You have to make money at some point, right? In fact, your blogging space is a very important sales opportunity because if people are finding you through search, these are high-potential leads. I…

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  • An inspirational blogging lesson from Keith Urban

    … to your business? Illustration courtesy of Flickr CC and Darlene Moore The post An inspirational blogging lesson from Keith Urban appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories Shut up or speak your mind? The struggle in today’s hyper-sensitive world The 10 best big company blogs in the world 5 Proven tips to help with your blogging confidence …

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  • The 10 best big company blogs in the world

    … by Caterpillar and if you are looking for a B2B company doing it right, look to CAT. Caterpillar has blogs and forums for different industry segments, real people writing about their passion and expertise and a very engaged and passionate community. It’s probably time to freshen up the look of the site but it is a truly great corporate social media effort…

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  • Shut up or speak your mind? The struggle in today’s hyper-sensitive world

    … and authors become ostracized for speaking their minds and freedom of speech is okay as long as you don’t offend anyone, which of course is impossible. Someone who reads this very blog post will probably be offended. But this worry about speaking your mind is not some irrational fear of mine, I got a taste of that myself. My censor yourself lesson I once…

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  • What would I do if I were starting my blog from scratch?

    …? Illustration courtesy NatalieDee.com The post What would I do if I were starting my blog from scratch? appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories Are You Falling Out of Love with Your Blog? 10 Free Blog Post Ideas Nobody reading your blog? 10 reasons to persist! …

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  • Nobody reading your blog? 10 reasons to persist!

    …! appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories Are You Falling Out of Love with Your Blog? 10 Free Blog Post Ideas Creating the beautiful blog with Stanford Smith …

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  • Are You Falling Out of Love with Your Blog?

    … from bands to brands. Check out her adventures at MissDestructo.com. Illustration courtesy of Flickr CC and Certified Su The post Are You Falling Out of Love with Your Blog? appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. Related Stories 10 Free Blog Post Ideas Creating the beautiful blog with Stanford Smith How to Get Over Your Fear of Guest Posting …

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  • 10 Free Blog Post Ideas

    … I have this creative system to develop blog post ideas. Every day as I think of ideas that might make a great blog post, I dutifully record it as a headline in WordPress for later assessment. Sometimes an idea blooms into an article, but more likely the idea slowly floats down to the bottom of the pile like a dead leaf drifting to the depths…

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  • Creating the beautiful blog with Stanford Smith

    … for Personal and Business Success One Post at a Time In this short video interview he covers: The importance of comments — a place to find your voice. How we engage with our audiences beyond comments The blogging trend that energizes him. The emerging form and beauty of blogs. Creating a “blogging experience.” The common thread of great…

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