You ease yourself into the coziest chair you own, a warm beverage by your side, a blanket over your legs, and the glow of a reading lamp over your shoulder. It’s time to sink into a nice, long session of reading. You pull apart the pages...Show More Summary
Because of the high consumer demand for content, we content marketers swoop in to fill that demand. And often because of the heavy demand of our publishing schedules, we get lazy with our arguments. We fall into logical fallacies — mistakes of reasoning — that ultimately make us look dull, careless, or just inexperienced. Show More Summary
Here’s the thing: nobody can deny that there is more content out there than ever before. But I don’t think the challenge this creates for content marketers is any more unique than 60 years ago or 600 years ago. In the face of so much...Show More Summary
Blogs can’t exist without content, and it is often one of the most stressful parts of blogging. Coming up with fresh, interesting, new content repeatedly for weeks, months, and years on end can take its toll if you don’t put strategies in place to help you before you get to burnout point. Today’s challenge in [...]Show More Summary
This article presents you tips for taking charge of your blog comments area, eliminating spam and turning more of your visitors into commentators. The post 35 Ways To Eliminate Comment Spam And Boost Genuine Conversations appeared first on How To Make My Blog.
What’s the best way to get interviewees to reveal their expert knowledge on your podcast and provide value to your listeners? For several years, I worked as a radio producer for an Irish national radio station, and I had the opportunity to study master interviewers at work. Show More Summary
The other day I was walking to our neighbor’s house to let his dog out. It was noon, bright, and hot. No wind, my hands in my pockets, my thoughts somewhere else. As I rounded the corner, I ran into another neighbor — a thick, weathered man with short black hair. Show More Summary
The other day I was walking to our neighbor’s house to let his dog out. It was noon, bright, and hot. No wind, my hands in my pockets, my thoughts somewhere else. As I rounded the corner, I ran into another neighbor — a thick, weathered man with short black hair. He was rolling a Read More... The post The Free Content Trap Writers Always Fall Into appeared first on Copyblogger.
You know how to reach success as a writer because you’ve heard it a million times: It’s all about the baby steps, baby. Break down your goal into manageable chunks and take one tiny step at a time towards your vision so you don’t get overwhelmed — and you’ll make steady, if slow, progress. Show More Summary
I’ve been blogging (often badly!) for around a decade. In that time I’ve failed at a lot of things. Today I want to share some stories in the hope that you can avoid making the same mistakes. When you learn a new skill, whatever it might be, you always go on a steep learning curve....
As a blogger, it is important that you keep abreast of blogging updates so that you are informed of the best practices and tactics that you should incorporate in your strategy. Aside from dedicating time to read posts about bloggingShow More Summary
Let’s face it. Social media is one of those warm, fuzzy, but murky activities that exist in the business world. It can be a conversation — a cocktail party — or a content distribution channel. For some, it’s both. And more! Regardless...Show More Summary
Here’s a simple but (hopefully!) comprehensive checklist that you can follow when starting a new blog. Every week I get at least 5-10 emails from people who want to get started but are still a bit confused about some aspect of the whole process. So, I decided to put this together based on my own...
Selling isn’t what it used to be. And for most of us, that’s a good thing. Gone are the days of alpha males who are “always closing.” Today, in the new era of selling that has dawned, many of us are spending much more of our time selling than we even realize. This is the Read More... The post Dan Pink on How to Succeed in the New Era of Selling appeared first on Copyblogger.
If you are only focusing on the written aspect of your website, well, you might be missing on a big opportunity. Why? Because you are neglecting video, and video is huge online. Just to give you an idea, the New York Times has around 30 million unique visitors monthly, and YouTube has 1 billion monthly unique visitors. Show More Summary
Health and beauty, food, real estate or travel, no matter which field you deal with, ThemeFuse has a theme for you. You can also win an exclusive package which will give you a free domain name and hosting plan for a year. You also get to choose a premium WordPress theme you like most. Show More Summary
For so many of us, the end of every year revolves around holiday celebrations and spending quality time with friends and family. As it should. But the end of the year is also a time for purposeful reflection — for considering the successes and failures of the year gone by, and for making sure that [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary
Over the last 5 years there has been a shift in the way that many bloggers try to monetise their blogs. Rather than relying upon advertising and working with brands to make money – many have started to develop their own products to sell directly to readers (whether it be by selling virtual products or [...]Show More Summary
This is a guest contribution from Robert Benoit. Video production is a great way to engage and expand an audience, whether it is for a blog, website or business venture. Whether you’re an established blogger or simply trying to break into film production, developing a video requires the consideration of some key pieces before, during, [...]Show More Summary
Are you addicted to productivity advice? I was, for a long time. I bought every system, book, and blueprint out there. I had a very spiffy David Allen-inspired GTD process that was only 642 steps long and took a mere 3 hours a day to implement (during which time I wasn’t actually, you know, getting [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary