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Content Rules: Secrets of Writing Compelling Content

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Marketing nowadays requires writing and publishing great content in multiple ways. How can you make your writing interesting, more like a good movie or book? It will demystify the process of creating valuable content that attracts clients to you. I’ll be sharing more tips on writing compelling stories shortly. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! 2011).

3 Tips for Better Blog Writing

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stumbled upon The Content Factor and found their approach to blog writing and white papers refreshing: The Content Factor provides good advice for content marketing strategies: But to be successful with blogging , you have to recognize some key differences: The best blogs are personified. Be consistent with your blog writing schedule. I don’t know any successful blogger who doesn’t struggle with these three things. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Related posts: Top 10 Tips for Creative Blog Writing. Blog Writing Tips for Business Clarity.

6 Writing Tips for SEO Friendly Content Marketing

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Do you know how to write SEO-friendly content your readers will love? This week’s guest post by Christian Arno of Lingo24 shares 6 writing tips for writing online content that works for both readers and search engines. Writing for the web can be like walking on a tightrope. Do you litter your blog writing and web pages with keywords so the search engine spiders can find you? Make sure you’re aware of your essential keywords before you start writing on your blog, as trying to slot them neatly into finished copy could prove to be a tricky task.

How to Write with Your Right Brain: 5 Tips

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?? One of the smartest things you can do to keep up with blog writing is to use your brain well. The third thing I do in the morning when I get up is write on one of my blogs. Here are 5 tips for being more creative and productive with your writing tasks. Write first before you open email or your list of things to do. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this!

Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own

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Here’s the message, loud and clear: 99% of busy business professionals and attorneys should not – repeat, not – waste their precious productive hours writing their own blog posts and website content. You will burn yourself out, and your business will suffer – even if you enjoy doing the writing. Currently, you write three blog posts a week. Blog this on Blogger.

Serial Writing Formula: 1=5+2=7+1

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But once in a while I stumble upon something that makes sense , saves time , and produces exponential results. I’m talking about serial writing. You take one main concept, break it down into a list of 5 key elements, write an introductory overview, write a concluding summary, and here’s what you get: 7 stand-alone articles to post on your blog and to submit to article directories. also am writing a press release with the 6 steps included. So this is the start of another series: How to Write a Series of Articles for Marketing. Blog this on Blogger.

Content Marketing with Emotions: Write with Feeling

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Are you writing with feeling? Next time you review your writing, try to identify possible feelings in the reader. wonder how many of you think about negative things to write about. Of course there’s a way to write about negative feelings, and still have a positive outlook, positive solutions. Emotional Writing. We’re not trained to write emotionally.

7 Writing Tips to Connect Emotionally with Your Readers

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When writing on the web – either in a blog post , an ezine or other forms of content marketing , readers are more likely to respond to your offers of service or products if there is a resonance between you. So you have to be very clear when writing, more so than with speaking. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Simple Writing Steps to Connect with Readers.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

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The social media release is used for blogger outreach. bloggers are overwhelmed with pitches and unlikely to write about the company’s press release, the company uses the press release as a hook and offers to write a (informational, non-promotional) guest post on the topic. These links send more traffic to the blog (which the blogger likes) and spread the company’s fame.

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How to Write a Content Marketing Blog Post

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Here’s a little review of steps involved in writing and publishing a blog post: Once you have written the body of the post, it’s time to check for effectiveness: Before you publish, here are a few smart things to check for: And now you are ready for important final steps… What is missing here? Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! How to Write Like You Talk.

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Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps

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More people give up on blogging — and writing in general — than give up on  going to the gym in order to lose weight and get fit.  majority of my revenue is generated from blogger outreach, namely long-tail and deep-dive, outreach that extends all the way into the thousands of bloggers. Guess what: lots of writing. Good for you. Mark my words. Still ugly?

How to Start a Blog Serial Writing Project

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??. If you’ve been reading my blogs for any length of time, you know about my problem with writing:  I love to write , and I can write too much.  Then, at some point in my writing career I got lazy. just started making a list of main points and then writing out a couple of sentences on each item. fell in love with the “Make a List&# writing school.

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Werent you worried about a shortage of readers and topics to write about? A: My goal was, and remains, to own the space as the "thought leader" for a wide variety of pertinent topics, technologies, etc. My real challenge was getting my staff to warm to the concept of being a blogger. That was the voice of many of my bloggers at one time or another. Wrong. and Italy. Move on.

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

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And as any blogger can tell you, PR pros understand this, as witnessed by the incredible increase in blogger outreach “pitches&# from corporate PR departments and firms over the past two years. Of course, there’s more to (successful) blogger outreach than just pitching, and there’s more to the new practice of social PR than just blogger outreach. How to Reach Out to Bloggers by Chris Brogan. Digg this! Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Like what? Will Traditional, Social Media Blend? Tweet This!

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Content Curation: How to Become a Thought Leader

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share these key points with anyone who struggles with writing online for their business and needs ideas for what to write. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Business Blog Writing and Content Marketing: Come on, light my fire! Here’s an important post from Joe Pulizzi’s Junta42 blog, Content Curation Grows Up, Original Content Still Key. Tweet This!

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

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How To Add +1 Button to Blogger – A guide from Blogger. 50 Random Thoughts On Google+ — Chris Brogan writes up 50 random thoughts on the new social platform. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Unless you’ve avoided the Internet over the past two weeks, you’ve probably heard about Google’s big play into the social web. That’s a modest assessment. Make no mistake. How Do I Get On?

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Blogger’s Block Strikes Blog Squad…Blogger Bites Back

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This hasn’t happened in a long time. I’ve been sitting at the computer for the last 2-3 hours wondering what to write about. I’m the gal who says blogging is easy, 1-2-3, done in 20 minutes. And I call myself The Blog Squad…I’ve even got a great little package you can have called Time Saving Tips for Smart Bloggers , audio, transcript, PDF handouts.

Content Marketing with Stories: Better than Facts

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In his book Meatball Sundae , Seth Godin writes, “People just aren’t that good at remembering facts. So if you’re a professional with a blog, or writing content for your web pages or e-newsletter, what kinds of stories should you be writing? Most of them center on writing about how to solve a problem for your readers. Blog this on Blogger.

Why You Should Be Happy Before You Blog

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Your emotions are imbedded in your words and how you write. What I’m asking is that you pause before you write for your audience. Get clarity, and then go into the right mindset before writing a word. look back on my career as a journalist and author, and I recognized at one point I had written more than 5,000 articles that were published – articles that I was paid to write

Content Checklist: Don’t Publish Without It

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The checklist is designed for digital content creators and marketing teams, but it can and should be used by anyone writing a business blog or other content for the Web. This is similar to what I write about in my ebook, Content Marketing with Blogs. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Anatomy of a Blog Post: A Writing Checklist. Yeah, I know that’s ridiculous.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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Effectively connect with bloggers and other key online influencers in your industry? Social Media Press Releases and Blogger Outreach. The 5 Cs of Blogger Relations by prTini. ** 5 Stars. Noting (very accurately I might add) that “The top bloggers receive hundreds of pitches a day. Even bloggers with less traffic to their site are still being pitched on a regular basis. deep vertical industry knowledge, writing, relationship-building) also make them natural link builders for SEO. Digg this! Optimize company news for SEO benefit? PR and SEO.

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How to Write a Social Media Policy

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Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, etc.). Guidelines for Content creators (bloggers, presenters, video, podcasts etc.). Digg this! Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. If no one else is discussing a company, its employees almost certainly are. Wikis. Blogs.

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Is the Social Web Changing How We Write?How to Write Like You Talk

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How to Write Like You Talk" alt=" Is the Social Web Changing How We Write? How to Write Like You Talk" />. How to Write Like You Talk" width="105" height="105" /> This week’s guest post is by Barb Sawyers, Sticky Communications who recently published a great ebook on how you can write better for the web. Barb Sawyers writes about writing and communication.

Top 10 Tips for Creative Blog Writing

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What creative writing tips would you offer to budding writers? We were having a book signing party to celebrate the publication of Rob’s first two novels, Die Laughing and Future Schlock. I’m sharing with you here my speech, because there are some tips for writing creative content not only for novels and fiction. These tips also apply to blog writing. Digg this!

Content Marketing Videos: Speak to Problems First

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What’s the best way to write a script for a video ? Most of the time I focus on how important it is to write quality online content for your readers, and teach my clients to achieve maximum results, they have to be writing things that are relevant and important to their readers: how do you solve their problems. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Tweet This!

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Are Your Content Readers Thinkers or Feelers?

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Several years ago, my friend John Agno published this review of personality types in his newsletter.  It contains important information to consider when writing your blog, e-newsletter or content marketing to attract clients, and it still applies today. like to cite studies whenever I write about a concept, to prove my point. You are writing one regularly, aren’t you?

What’s Missing in Content Marketing: Who and Why

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People are good at writing about what they know. If you’re not writing real stories, your content – on your blog, in your newsletter, on your web pages – runs the risk of being boring. Or, as David Meerman Scott writes on his blog, people are still writing gobbledygook. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Content Marketing with Stories: Why We Tell Lies… Business Blog Writing and Content Marketing: Come on, light my fire! Storytelling and personalization is the biggest missing piece in content marketing as I see it.

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Content Marketing Tip: Use Ready-to-Publish Articles

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Content marketing is easier when you can outsource some of the writing and researching to qualified writers. great way to short-cut the time needed to research, write and publish quality online content is to find a good writer to supply articles. When you write, think about elements of each goal: Educate. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Entertain. Engage. Enrich.

Punk Chihuahua Reveals 4 Secrets to Better Blogging

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Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! About Blogs Content Marketing How to.Tips On Writing Better Writing Great Blog Content Attracting Clients blog content blog marketing blog writing business blogging content marketing with blogs Writing for the WebHow’s your content marketing with blogs ? Are you brilliantly blogging several times a week? There comes a time when we all run out of things to say (or at least most of us!). The blog must be fed anyway. All of which will end up biting you in your traffic stats. Start with a shocking title. Tweet This!

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Engaging Content: 7 Tips to Get Readers to Think

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When it comes to content marketing , there are ways to write content so it actively markets you and your business without being “in-your-face” sales copy or boring product reviews or press releases. I’m reminded of an excellent book on creating effective website design called Don’t Make Me Think. How can you write blog posts that stimulate readers to think and even actively participate?

7 Ways to Format Blogs to Engage Readers’ Brains

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Writing magnetic headlines is crucial. found the blog to be a great inspiration for my own writing and blogging, it gave me some ideas and a bit of a wake up call about my own lazy habits in writing!… Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! What are the two most important parts (a.k.a. opportunities to engage readers) of your business blog post? The call to action.

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Content Marketing Tips: Find Your Online Voice

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think this is one of the hardest things for busy professionals to communicate in writing content for the Web. It’s one thing to write what you know. But here’s the tricky part: How do you write it the way you’d speak to an ideal client that you know really well? Write like you speak, only without all the grammar mistakes. Here’s something every busy professional should be doing on their web and blog pages: Write your back story , the story of who you are and why you do what you do. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this!

How to Edit Your Blog Writing: Wot U Can Do

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When it comes to publishing content that will never disappear on the Web, you owe it to yourself and your business to make your Web writing the best it can be. just bought an “old&# book on Amazon: Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing , by Claire Kehrwald Cook. Try to put yourself in your reader’s place and look at your writing with a stranger’s eyes. In most cases we’re in a hurry to write a blog post and hit publish. That is why I advise my clients to write and save a post a day in advance of publishing. Blog this on Blogger.

Is Your White Paper a Sales Pitch in Disguise?

Writing on the Web

About the author Lauren Carlson : Lauren writes about various topics related to CRM software, with particular interest in sales force automation, marketing automation, and customer service. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Content Marketing Online Marketing Social Media Stuff Writing Great White Papers Attracting Clients ebooks Twitter Web pages white papers writing on the webI asked Laura Carlson to share with you here some important perspectives on content marketing. Is Your White Paper a Sales Pitch in Disguise? So, now what? technologies to reach the 2.0

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