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  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] How to Develop an Unforgettable Voice in Your Writing
    This is the mysterious “knack for writing” that people talk about. It lies within your power to hone, develop, and sharpen your writing voice. In this article, I''ll share seven of the techniques that helped me to develop my writing voice. I’m confident they will work for you, too. 1) Give every article a laser focus.
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] A Simple Formula for Writing Kick-Ass Blog Titles
    It''s one thing to write great content, but it''s another thing to get it read and ranked -- which is where nailing the title comes in. This post will outline a simple formula for writing kick-ass titles and headlines. And download this free report for even more data-backed tips on writing awesome titles and headlines.
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] New Blogger? Get Started on WordPress.com
    For bloggers with limited technical experience or no time to spend on that aspect of managing a website, wordpress.com is the way to go. The first step to becoming a WordPress blogger is to register your account. Start Writing and Publishing. The post New Blogger? Assess Your Skill Level. wordpress.com vs. wordpress.org.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] How PR and Social Media Can Work Together
    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. Since many (most?) Share this on Bebo.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Writing Well: A Little More Authenticity, Please…
    How do you go into someone’s office (or send them an email if you’re working virtually) and request them to “put a little more authenticity into your writing, please?&# What does it mean to live authentically, to live well, write well, and do your best work? Blog this on Blogger. How to Write Like You Talk.
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Embrace the “One to One to Many” Approach by Working with Bloggers
    Working with bloggers not only embraces this strategy through the posts they write, but through their varied social media presences as well. Bloggers can be some of the most effective voices of your brand. Embrace the “One to One to Many” Approach by Working with Bloggers by Kristen Matthews - Maximize Social Business.
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 10 Free Tools Every Business Blogger Should Bookmark
    As a business blogger , most of the tools you need to do your job live right up there in your noggin. Do you understand the subject matter you're writing about? Here are 10 free tools that will make you a better business blogger , and how to use them. 10 Free Tools Business Bloggers Should Bookmark. 1) RSS Reader.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)
    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. How to Reach Out to Bloggers by Chris Brogan. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Like what?
  • FATHOM  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] Writing Secrets from WordPress’s Founder
    140 about writing from Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress: “The best writing advice I’ve heard, and occasionally practice, is to write every single day first thing in the morning. It is hands-down the most common blogging platform, used by half of the top 100 bloggers. So, you want to be a better writer?
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own
    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. How to Write Like You Talk.
  • WRITTENT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] 17 Battle-Tested and Data-Backed Writing Tips
    However, we can offer you a list of 17 fascinating  writing tips that are backed by data: 1. If you don’t have any tricks up your sleeve, formulate new data or concepts like a “surprise” in your writing. 6. Tailoring your messages significantly is a  powerful writing tip for email marketing. Image source.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009
    [Blogger, Writing] 5 Things You Should Know BEFORE You Write an eBook
    eBooks are all the rage in B2B marketing, which is why we are thriled to feature this guest post from our friend and fellow blogger, Jonathan Kranz, who just published an eBook on eBooks. On the marketer's content menu, eBooks are the main dishes - the entrées that can give your company entrée onto the prospect's short list of worthy vendors.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009
    [Blogger, Writing] 5 Things You Should Know BEFORE You Write an eBook
    eBooks are all the rage in B2B marketing, which is why we are thriled to feature this guest post from our friend and fellow blogger, Jonathan Kranz, who just published an eBook on eBooks. On the marketer's content menu, eBooks are the main dishes - the entrées that can give your company entrée onto the prospect's short list of worthy vendors.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] How to Write a Social Media Policy
    Guidelines for Content creators (bloggers, presenters, video, podcasts etc.). 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. Social sharing sites (e.g.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 11 Ways to Write Damn Good Headlines
    I’m going to be bold here and create an ultimatum for bloggers. Naturally, you should always be writing for humans, but keep Google in the back of your mind as well. One of the worst mistakes you can make as a blogger is to assume that random Internet surfers know what they’re doing. Sufficiently scared? Name-drop.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Content Marketing with Emotions: Write with Feeling
    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.
  • INBLURBS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] Bloggers, Stop Thinking… “Just Do It”
    Chances are you are clicking on “ 6 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Dr. Seuss ” over an article called “6 Tips for New Bloggers.”. Don’t Plan…Write. Doers write about content that is exciting to them. Keep a consistent tone and write consistent blog posts you take pride in, the readers will follow!
  • ENGAGE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] Minimum Viable Awesome: 6 Ways To Simplify Your Web Writing Workflow
    Let’s say you’re a blogger. If you’re really good, I mean really good at this writing thing, you’ll be able to pull an idea out of anywhere and run with it. But writing for the web is way more effective when it’s broken up into short pieces, drawing your eye and making you, the reader, feel smarter.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] 7 Writing Strategies to Boost Traffic on Your Blog
    Every blogger wants to boost traffic on their blog, but not everyone has the right online writing strategies. Writing Strategies: 7 Ways to Boost Blog Traffic. 1. Following  on-page best practices is among the best online writing strategies. Write response posts. Get renowned bloggers to guest post on your blog.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] How to Fight Trolls: A Blogger’s Survival Guide
    Bloggers have plenty to worry about. Think about it: A blogger can learn to overcome most writing anxieties by simply managing their time wisely, being open to feedback, or practicing how to use a semi-colon. Fortunately, most of these blogging worries are self-contained. ” The Psychology of an Internet Troll. below.
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 11 Content Writing Secrets from the Pros
    What’s the difference between you and really successful bloggers? We’ve compiled 11 of today’s best bloggers’ tips for working smarter, not harder: 1. Page views aren’t the best measure of how successful you’ve been at content writing if no one’s buying.  Image source. Great.
  • VERTICAL RESPONSE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] Blog Wars: WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr – Which Platform Rules?
    In a smackdown of sorts, I’ve laid out the pros and cons of 3 major blog contenders: WordPress , Blogger and Tumblr. The tool is compatible with Blogger, Blogroll, TypePad, Posterous, LiveJournal and more. BLOGGER – established 1999. Blogger is very user-friendly and highly regarded by beginner bloggers. Pros: .
  • SOCIAL MEDIA B2B  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 10 Steps to Creating a Network of Guest Bloggers
    Anyone running a B2B blog is always on the lookout for guest bloggers from outside their own organization. But how do you get those quality guest bloggers to contribute to your blog? Here are the ten steps to building a network of guest bloggers that I have followed for the B2B PR Blog and the B2B Social Media Guide. 1.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Blog Writing Tips for Business Clarity
    Good business writing should be like a good butler: working smoothly in the service of the reader without calling attention to itself. This weekend I was reviewing some books on business writing, including Harvard Business Review’s Guide to Better Business Writing. It’s why you’re writing the memo or report.
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 4 Must-Know Writing Tips You Aren’t Using
    The simple truth is that each and every piece of writing – no matter the quality, length, or current success – can be made better. To help you maximize that potential for growth, here are 4 must-know writing tips you should definitely add to your arsenal. 1. Don’t Be Afraid to Break “Conventional” Writing Rules. I get it.
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] Think Like a Startup, Act Like a Blogger
    The best bloggers focus intensely on another thing: participating and publishing in social media. Act like a blogger: How can I earn the attention of the community to let them know? Good bloggers understand the daunting reality of how much stamina is needed to take part in this mara-sprint (marathon length at sprint pace.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 5 Writing Tips to Drive Your Readers to Action
    To help you learn how, though, here are 5 time-tested writing tips that help you convert your blog post traffic. 1. Write for Your Niche. One of the most important writing tips to drive your readers to action is writing for your niche. Sometimes, From all the writing tips, this might be the most important.
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] What to Look For When Seeking Out Bloggers Who Are the Perfect Fit
    Bloggers and their word of mouth recommendations are invaluable. When the blogger is a good fit, that is. poorly fitting blogger that a marketer stuffs in to a campaign looks like this: Patrick is representing a vegan food line and he reaches out to all food bloggers. Featuring Contributions from Global Thinkers.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] 3 (Eye-Opening) Benefits I Learned Writing a Free E-Book
    if you're thinking about writing an eBook, here are some ideas for you! After all, why would you give away your e-book, which you’ve spent hours writing, proofing and designing? Well, try writing and giving away a free e-book. Once you’ve written your first e-book, you might feel the urge to write another one.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Working at Home: Desperate House Bloggers
    Gaby, my housekeeper from Jocotepec,  knows not to bother me when I’m writing on the computer, but she came in because the dryer went out, so we had to call a repairman. Because in order to write good blog content, you need to share a little about yourself with readers. still want to write that post, but will save it for later.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] How to get off your ass and start blogging
    ” “I don’t know what to write about” “I don’t know my niche. And here is an inspirational story about how Jeff Bullas transformed his life by becoming a consistent blogger. 2. I don’t know how to start. Then you’re not going to be a good blogger. Every week I hear the excuses.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 8 Mistakes Most Beginner Bloggers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
    You get a paycheck for sitting on the internet all day and writing. but when they actually sit down to write their first couple of posts, it hits them: This is way harder than I thought. It''s okay -- it happens to pretty much every new blogger. Mistake 2: Your writing is too stiff. Solution: Write like you talk.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] 5 Key Elements for Your “About” Page: How to Tell Your Story
    Smart bloggers know that this is one of the most visited pages: People want to know who’s behind a business. If you are the sole author of your blog, write it in the first person. When’s the last time you updated your bio on your About  page on your blog or website? Personalities count. Certainly client lists are important.
  • BUSINESS GROWTH DEVELOPMENT  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] WANTED: Guest Blogger On Business
    Whilst I have a lot more to share I’m acutely aware that the business arena is vast and constantly evolving so I’m opening up the floor to other guest bloggers and community writers that can share relevant business, sales and marketing ideas with readers of this site. Business Help guest blogger guest writer
  • B2B MEMES  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Do Personal Passions Make You a Better B2B Blogger?
    It’s a popular tactic among B2B bloggers to look at dry B2B topics through the prism of seemingly unrelated personal enthusiasms. But for lots of B2B bloggers, the logical connection is less important than the personal one. It can be an effective approach, but it’s not without landmines. But Little Bunny Foo-Foo? Tell us more!
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 17 Foolish Mistakes to Avoid as a Guest Blogger
    As a guest blogger, you need to have the skill sets of an SEO expert, a public relations professional, and obviously, a blogger , in order to be successful. Most guest bloggers do this as a result of having no (or a poorly crafted) guest blogging strategy. Do you write for a successful blog? Do your homework. as a guide.
  • SAZBEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] Get More Comments: Write Unfinished Blog Posts
    Most bloggers want to know their words are leaving an impact. Comments are a blogger’s best friend. But the biggest struggle, especially for bloggers just starting out, is getting the first few comments. The best way to get readers to comment on your post is to write a half-finished article. people have asked me. They do.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Want to Be a Better Blogger? Embrace Structure
    What is the first step you take as you begin writing a blog post? Lots of people just like to start from the beginning -- they stare down the blinking cursor until they''re suddenly inspired to write a clever introduction. Here''s why you should consider adopting it in your writing process. That cursor? It''s daunting. Bloggin
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] A Simple Formula for Writing Kick-Ass Titles
    hence me writing this here post. Here''s a simple formula to follow to write kick-ass titles. Foolproof Formula for Writing Wonderful Titles. 1) Start with a working title. Or even that they''re all companies -- instead of, say, individual bloggers that target B2B audiences. Look, I said ass. It''s expectation setting.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] This is why I am not reading or tweeting your blog post
    Lean in close now as I share this blogging secret: “Stop writing sucky headlines.” Eight of my 10 most popular blog posts have a number in the headline and that goes for most other bloggers too. By Jeff Bullas — Jeff is a master blogger who understands how to write a headline. Maybe one of them is yours? Here
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 5 Reasons to Hire a Content Marketing Writer for Your Business
    One of the biggest problems with content is finding someone to write it. Could the answer be to outsource the writing to a freelancer? professional writer wants to be read, so they’ll go all out to write great copy. Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own. “ Content is king. Bill Gates said it, so it must be true.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Writing Better Content: An Emotional Pathway
    Writing quality content that markets your products and services online follows a logical progression, but it also follows an emotional pathway. been reviewing basic steps for writing quality content for the web that works to get you found, get known and get clients. Blog this on Blogger. Curiosity , desire , imagination.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] Do You Know if Your Guest Bloggers are Legit?
    To keep pace with the needs of a regular blog, many bloggers accept guest posts. love using guest bloggers and wouldn’t change that. But as commenter Craig McBreen suggests and Mark implemented, think about adding a line that states, “this has to be your own writing.” Ask the author. Do some due diligence.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 9 Questions You MUST Ask Before Hiring a Freelance Blogger
    Many will hire an in-house blogger to create content and manage the blog's CMS. Others don't need a full-time employee(s) to manage their blogging needs, though, and will opt for a part-time, freelance blogger. Usually, freelance bloggers don't manage your CMS, but the content creation effort lies squarely on their shoulders.
  • MARKETRI  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] Expert Blogger Shares Secrets to Success: Wit & Wisdom
    For you reluctant bloggers out there, I wanted to share my recent interview with expert blogger, Mark Goodfield, a tax partner and managing partner of Cunningham LLP in Toronto, Canada. To make a long story short, I volunteered to start a blog since I actually enjoy writing. Give other bloggers feedback on their blogs.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] Blog Content: 4 Ways to Make Your Blog Unique
    Depending on how you construct the wording surrounding the example statement, you could make yourself sound like an Eco-friendly reporter, an unbiased blogger, or a conspiracy theorist. Want to make your blog stand out? Try finding unusual facts and weird blog content. Give your blog a unique look and feel by publishing unusual blog content.
  • DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] How to Become a Stellar Guest Blogger
    This post is meant to outline the “ quality &# approach to guest blogging where: Linking (and keywords in the links) is not the most important thing What matters is networking with niche bloggers and influencers as well as building a positive brand image So read on if you are serious about guest blogging… 1. Engage Yourself!
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps
    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.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 8 Reasons Even YOU Can Be a Kick-Butt Business Blogger
    Well the truth is, I know any one of you -- yes, even you -- can be an amazing business blogger. Sometimes when you sit down to write a blog post -- even if it's about something you know a lot about -- a tangential question might pop up in your mind. namely, to be doing anything other than writing a blog post. It's too hard.".
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] Time to Write Off Your Company Blog?
    The usual complaints prevailed: it takes too long to compose posts and reader apathy is discouraging.  In other words, writing without reader comments or feedback is a non-starter.  It’s much easier to post text and videos to Facebook, teens argued , and besides, that’s where their audience hangs.  So is blogging headed for intensive care? 
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 8 Ways What You Write Will Affect Your Bottom Line
    However, as I’m sure you know, not all writing is created equal. I’m certain you’ve encountered bad content online that isn’t doing anyone any favors. Writing is more than haphazardly throwing words up on your computer screen. However, it’s crucial that you take the time to write an enticing call-to-action at the end of your articles.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] What would I do if I were starting my blog from scratch?
    Here is mind game successful bloggers play with each other. “If you had to start over right now, how would you do it?” So here is my answer, an amalgam of stuff that worked and stuff I learned from mistakes I learned along the way. If you write consistently – let’s say two hours a week – blogging will become easier over time.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 27 Writing Mistakes that Are Costing You Clients and Cash
    Because if all the traffic you’re generating is being led straight into a blog full of and overflowing with any of these 27 writing mistakes, you’re just cheating yourself out of new clients and, therefore, more cash. Writing for Robots. Write for your readers, and not for Google. 8. Writing for the Wrong Audience.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Blog Writing: What Can We Learn From Reality TV?
    (Guest Post: I’m on vacation, so I invited Tim Handorf to write a guest post. Tim writes on the topics of online colleges and universities. As a blogger, you know by now that increasing your traffic means grabbing your audience’s attention and keeping it. Blog this on Blogger. That’s right. Reality TV.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 23 Outstanding Social PR Guides
    Is blogger outreach still an effective PR strategy? Guides to Influencer and Blogger Outreach. GroupHigh.com – The “Blogger Outreach” Multi-Tool by Justice Mitchell. The 10 best ways to pitch a blogger by ragan.com. ” Streamlining Blogger Outreach With Inkybee by Soulati-’TUDE!
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2008
    [Blogger, Writing] Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.
    in 50 Words - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. Success Can Come Right Out of Nowhere - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. It’s all that we love about Liz’s writing as well as all her blogging experience in one nice little package. Liz Writes For.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Confessions of a Former Journalist: What I Learned From Becoming a Corporate Blogger
    And instead of being mandated to write ad copy posing as real content, I was just writing … real content. Being a journalist vs. being a blogger? Writing, researching, editing, interviewing, networking -- yup, all skills turned out to be 100% transferable. “She’s going to the dark side.” Blogging
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] 10 Maxims of Successful Blogging
    Write a blog post that only you could write. 2. Find a few other like-minded bloggers who are just starting out and support each other through sharing and comments. Comments Awesome post for the inspiring blogger. I see too many people. We live in an increasingly information-dense world. You have no competitors.
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] 4 U’s of Web Copywriting: Tips for Writing Great Headlines & Copy
    If you’ve been writing for the web long, you’ve probably heard of the 4 U’s formula, which says that content should be Urgent, Unique, Useful, and Ultra-specific. So what are the 4 U’s and how can you use them to write more powerful headlines and copy? Writing Great Headlines with the 4 U’s. Writing Great Copy with the 4 U’s.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] What a blog post will look like in 2020
    So, how can one even try to predict how content marketing, in this case blog writing, will look in the future ? With the ever-increasing battle for attention, people crave minimalistic, write-it-like-you-say-it content. mean writing specifically for the mobile person in mind. By Mars Dorian, {grow} Contributing Columnist.
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] 13 Business Blog Writing Tips
    If writing isn’t your strong suit, then creating blog posts and other content marketing initiatives can be a huge hassle. The good news is, almost every business blogger feels this way at one point or [.]. You know how powerful great content can be — you just don’t feel up to the task of creating it. Blogging
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 6 Easy Tips to Be a Better Blog Writer
    Did the job of blogging or writing fall into your lap? Bloggers come from all walks of life, that’s one thing that I know for sure. Whether you’re a professional writer or not, here are some tips on how to be more productive and efficient when it comes to writing. All I need to write is my PC, a notebook, and a pen.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] 28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013
    Stephan Wiedner shares six reasons to write guest posts for other blogs, among them: “It builds relationships. If you write for someone else’s blog and their readers like what you share, they will be grateful, potentially ask you to write again, and who knows, maybe scratch your back in other ways some time in the future.”
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] How to Stop Hating Writing (and Actually Get Kinda Good)
    According to Corey, "There are a million reasons we marketers find it hard to write: It’s not our job. Check out their two cents below, and then grab your own copy of The Marketer''s Pocket Guide to Writing Good. Oh, and then go write something! If your fingers still work, you can write. Start writing.
  • SMALL MANUFACTURER BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] Tailor Your Pitches Without The BS: Lessons From SHIFT Communications
    Tweet Bloggers (well-known and not so well-known) are prime influencers in your market. Although a blogger may not use your product or service, he or she may track influential trends, companies and events. Sullivan recommends that you use whatever tools you have to customize each message to each individual blogger.
  • HINGE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] 7 Steps to a Successful Blogger Outreach Campaign
    This process is known as “blogger outreach.” ” Simply put, blogger outreach is a combination of a PR campaign and a linkbuilding campaign. But you are also building relationships with bloggers, many of which are influencers in the blogosphere and specific industries. Where do you begin? Create a strategy.
  • DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2009
    [Blogger, Writing] Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers
    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. Then, he writes succinctly and effectively.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] Want to write a guest post for Fearless Competitor? Can you pull cars to the curb?
    Scott Stratten of Unmarketing, a guest on my Marketing Made Simple TV show , tells the story of a blogger. There is a blogger who writes infrequently, but his posts are so good that, which I’m driving and see a new . Great posts require great writing, clean organization, easy to read formatting and highly relevant images.
  • B2B IDEAS @ WORK  |  FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] Celebrating Ben Franklin the Communicator (the Blogger?)
    Sound like any contemporary bloggers you know? From the pages of Poor Richard’s Almanac, some 18th century evidence of Ben’s blogger traits in his own, timeless words: Be civil and sociable. Solid advice for any blogger. Ben Franklin was known to have a sharp and witty mind and a love of all things social.
  • FATHOM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Best Practices for Blogger Outreach
    Building relationships through blogger outreach is a great way to gain traffic to your site and shares or mentions of your brand online. However, blogger outreach is rarely a “one size fits all” scenario. Make sure the bloggers you’re pitching to would actually be interested in what you’re offering. Blogger outreach takes time.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] 10 Shortcuts for Writing a Blog Post in Record Time
    Haven’t you ever wished you could speed up your blog post writing? Writing a variety of engaging work, getting buy in from management and measuring blog marketing metrics is definitely tough, too – but time is the real kicker. Always Outline Your Content Before You Begin Writing. Well, you’re not alone. Curate Content.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015
    [Blogger, Writing] What’s Your Content Cadence?
    So as I sharpened my storytelling skills, I started to think about the importance of cadence in writing. Too often we write what we want to write, or what we think our customers want to hear about, without actually thinking about the cadence of our content and how if done correctly it will draw readers in — and keep them coming back.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] Why you shouldn’t bring your social media (completely) in-house
    For most companies, one would generally need to rehire everyone in a company to make certain they’re died-in-the-wool social media passion players with exceptional communications, empathy, and writing skills. Photo credit: edrabbit. Plus, Zappos is a died-in-the-wool customer-service-centric company with an aggressive visionary founder.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] How to Write the Worst Guest Blogging Pitch of All Time [Template]
    And we''re always thrilled to feature bloggers when they contribute thoughtful, original content that our amazing readers (ahem -- that''s you) would love. How to Write the Worst Guest Blogging Pitch of All Time. 1) Get the blog manager’s attention with a crazy subject line. WRITE IN ALL CAPS. But that’s not always what we get.
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Are You Interested in Becoming Social Media Writer? Start by Blogging
    At one time, those who were interested in getting into writing were advised to begin by trying to get short stories published. Now, anyone who wants to be a social media writer can start blogging and subsequently gain an audience more quickly. To get into blogging, one needs to select from the many blogging platforms.
  • VIRALLY BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] How Content Planning Makes Writing Easier
    You will fail to write with enthusiasm and your audience will sniff that out like a lingering expulsion on an airplane. Sticking to these 8 categories will also help you from writing content that’s irrelevant to your readers. Write. If you think of additional blog topics, write them down as you think of them.
  • B2B MARKETING TRACTION  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] How to Blog: What Do I Write About?
    One of the top questions I get about starting a blog is, “What would I write about?” blog is defined as a web site that contains writings based on experiences, observations, and opinions. Follow other bloggers in your space and make note of what they write about. Contact New Incite today.
  • ENGAGE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] 5 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Planning a DIY Wedding
    To write a blog, you need ideas. My favorite trick is writing about the news every day , but you can approach this any way you want. Eventually, you''ll find something worth writing about in your own way. 3. Likewise, if you''re a blogger, you have to hustle. When you write a new piece, tell your friends. Tweet it.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Search Engine Results: 3 Tips for Savvy Bloggers
    You’ve got to optimize your reader-focused content (so the search engines know what you’re writing about). Blog this on Blogger. No More Geek-Speak: SEO for Smart Bloggers. I don’t know why it took me so long to learn this SEO stuff, but I DO know that I wouldn’t post one more blog post without using Scribe SEO Tool.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] Guest Blogging: Just How Important Is It?
    Having guest bloggers post content for your blog can be a great tool to get more readers to visit your site. Guest blogging has recently become much more common, likely because bloggers are seeing the good things that can come to their blog when they invite others to share. So how do you find guest bloggers? Photo Source).
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] If you perform only to an empty house your show will close
    This can include a long-tail blogger outreach campaign, it should include an A-list influencer outreach, be they on blogs, Twitter, Facebook, or wherever. And how dare you! I was an English Major in college with a minor in creative writing. I was always participating in poetry readings and submitting to poetry journals.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+
    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. You don’t.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] How I totally screwed up my blogging strategy
    For the first time in four years, I seemingly had nothing to write about. Being a good blogger means always being alert to these ideas — and most important — capturing them. For me, that means writing them down wherever I am and then simply writing the headline for the idea in WordPress as soon as I can.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Should a Blog be Part of Your Corporate Website or Stand on Its Own?
    Your internal (or agency) staff, who may at different times write content for both the company blog and corporate website, have only one content creation tool to learn. • The blog has the same “look and feel&# as the rest of the site, supporting corporate branding. The next question is: where should I put the blog? Location? Location?
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] My most important lesson in business almost killed my blog
    Who wants to write about that stuff every week? An insider’s guide to audience connection Unusual writing advice from a person who shouldn’t give writing advice Do you have to be a great writer to be a great blogger? Who wants to write about that stuff every week? Long curly hair. little disheveled.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Content Marketing Challenge: What to Write?
    The Content Marketing Institute published these results here : When 36% of marketers struggle with producing engaging content and another 21% with coming up with enough engaging content, well over half of content marketing challenges involves what to say or write. What do they write to replace the lorem ipsom ? Blog this on Blogger.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] Yes, You Were You Born to Blog.
    Through many personal discussions, we came to realize how similar our perspectives were … and how frustrated we were that some of our friends and colleagues could not make the leap and start their blog, or take their writing to the next level. We decided to write a small, Tao-like book that focused on the human potential of blogging.
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] A Creative Way to Write a Month's Worth of Blog Content in a Day
    To my fellow bloggers out there who struggle to find the time to produce a lot of premium blog content: I feel your pain. Now that you know how many posts you need to write, come up with some working titles so you have a backlog of ideas to work from. Content Format: Some posts are more difficult to write than others. Blogging
  • CONTENT MARKETING TODAY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010
    [Blogger, Writing] Content Marketing Today Hits #15 on the Junta42 Top Blogger List
    Writing on the Web. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Blogging Content Marketing Knowledge Center News Online Social Media junta42 top bloggers Joe Pulizzi’s 8th Installment Reviews Record 353 Blogs to Select Content Marketing Thought Leaders. We are especially pleased because this is one tough crew of content marketing thought leaders. PR 2.0.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 5 Ways to Get Readers to Respond
    You spend a lot of time writing content on your blog but if the only comments you get are from people looking for free marketing, maybe it’s time to revise your content strategies. About Blogs Content Marketing Online Marketing blog content blog writing content marketing with blogs Writing for the WebPolls. External Links.
  • SAZBEAN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] 10 Writing Mistakes that Will Guarantee Your Blog’s Failure
    You have the ability to project them well on your blog, and you are quite confident in your writing ability. Yet, unknowingly, you could be building a sinking ship, punctured by these ten writing mistakes that will doom any blog to failure. You needn’t be disheartened, however, as any blogger can avoid them. You have the ideas.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Courage and blogging
    ” I also think this has made me a better blogger. Last week, Lori Ruff asked me why I seem to be able to think differently on my blog, why I write about things that other people don’t write about. The difference is, I’m putting it in writing. also think this has made me a better blogger.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] 12 (of the) Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Techniques of 2011
    Many “traditional” journalists now write blogs; does that make them bloggers? What are the (current) best practices for pitching bloggers? send generic pitches) for successfully getting others to write about your product / service / news / client etc. ” Every print publication now has an online version.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] How I discovered my blogging voice by becoming somebody else
    found my voice as a blogger by borrowing someone else’s. found, as I began to post one blog entry after another, that a new, distinct writing voice was emerging. For the first time in 35 years of writing stories, poems, essays, academic papers, and articles; I felt free to write whatever I most needed to say. turned a.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] Content Marketing with Stories: Better than Facts
    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? Some bloggers and writers are natural storytellers, some aren’t.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
    [Blogger, Writing] Content Curation: How to Become a Thought Leader
    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. Business Blog Writing and Content Marketing: Come on, light my fire! first heard the term content curation is this post by Rohit Bhargava back in 2009. Share this on del.icio.us.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012
    [Blogger, Writing] Why you should consider centralizing your search keyword lists
    Brand marketers need the right keywords to do a better job naming products and writing messaging guides. And bloggers , of course, need to know what words their audiences use to describe their pain points. Photo credit: Wikipedia. Last month, I wrote about 2 challenges to keyword collaboration. But that’s extremely unlikely.
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013
    [Blogger, Writing] 11.5 Amazing Content Creation Tools for Becoming a Super Blogger
    If you’re constantly writing content to be published the next day, or have a corporate approval policy that takes four days, you’re going to have a pretty tough time getting the context right, no matter how great your Google alerts are. Your content is really only as good as its context. Probably not. Google Alerts. Twitter Keyword Streams.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] The secret ingredient for successful small business blogging
    Small business bloggers have an opportunity to specialize and to develop their own small fan club. Blogging doesn’t mean you’re just writing, pressing that publish button, and promoting your posts. Do you write with passion? They can gain readers because they love hearing the blogger’s voice. Do you write with passion?
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
    [Blogger, Writing] Are You Falling Out of Love with Your Blog?
    When I started blogging many years ago, I looked up to other amazing bloggers out there who generated massive amounts of content. Very fancy stuff … and a bit intimidating for a first time blogger! Then it just became a chore. I hit a wall, the ideas stopped and all the romance of being a professional blogger evaporated.
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