12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts

Webbiquity

I’m not sure I craft “perfect” blog posts even after writing 1,000 of them—but I’ve certainly learned a few things. For the record: I wrote 440 posts on the Blogger-based WebMarketCentral blog between 2005 and 2010, and have now published 560 posts here on Webbiquity.

9 Easy Ways to Get More Leads from Your B2B Blog

Act-On

Subscribers and shares are great, but let's dig into how you can grab more leads from your blog right now. Here are 9 easy ways to get more leads from your B2B blog. B2B Marketing Content Marketing Lead Generation B2B b2b blog lead generation leads

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Back to Basics: How to Write an Effective Business Blog

Act-On

Today we are going to get back to one of the basic elements of digital content marketing: blog writing. While this medium has been around for nearly two decades, I’m often surprised that clients still have questions about what a blog should include and how it should flow. I want to address some of the most common questions here – specifically as they pertain to business blogs. The beauty of a blog is that it can be about most anything. How long should my blog be?

5 Bloggers Who Started a Blog in 2017 and Survived

Marketing Insider Group

When you start a blog, you understandably look for advice from experts to help get you started. You look at countless blogs in your niche – ones that have probably been going for a while and enjoying various types of success. It can be quite overwhelming, and sets you up for the comparison game and ‘perfection paralysis’ – not wanting to hit publish until your blog looks perfect. Summary of Roshni’s Start a Blog Story. Summary of Jenny’s Start a Blog Story.

GDPR & Demand Generation: What Your Team Needs To Know

Speaker: David Crane, Head of Content & Thought Leadership, Integrate

Much of what we’ve seen in B2B marketing publications, martech vendor blogs and from word-of-mouth borders on fear-mongering.

7 Ways to Create More Interesting Content for Your Blog

Act-On

And one of the most reader-friendly, popular types of content is blog posts. Marketers who produce blog content are landing 67 percent more leads for their organizations than those who don’t. If they are capturing lots of replies, there’s likely enough interest to warrant a blog post.

Simplify Your Blog Writing: Shortcuts to Publishing a Leadership Blog

Writing on the Web

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Your Business Blog: Guest Blogging Etiquette

Writing on the Web

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Top Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading

Radius

For marketers, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that blogs are the second most used tactic for content marketing (behind social media content). But if you’re like me, then chances are you’re pretty selective with your blog subscriptions and visits. B2B Marketing Blogs.

Convert articles and blog posts to video

Biznology

Convert articles and blog posts to video. Your blog reflects your content marketing strategy—right down to the keywords. In the case of tech solution vendors, blogs are full of middle-of-the-funnel stuff that responds to customer concerns with a minimum of hype and marketing-speak.

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How to Make Money Blogging

Writing on the Web

Do you know how to make money blogging? Let me ask you this: Are you earning money because of your blog? If so, your blog is a means of indirect sales. As I talked about in my last post , there are two different methods you can earn money blogging: Directly.

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Our Favorite Articles & Blog Posts of 2017

KoMarketing Associates

Much like our Secret Santa gift exchange, this list of our favorite articles and blog posts from past year has become an annual end-of-year tradition. I constantly find portions, if not all, of the data used as references (and SEO-friendly links) across a range of publications, blogs, and other platforms. In my experience, it is easy to get bogged down in research and rewrites to achieve the perfect blog post. B2B Online Marketing Blog

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Beyond the Blog Post: 6 Content Formats Your Audience Wants

Contently

But that doesn’t mean you can rely solely on blog posts. So while you may start with blog posts to build a foundation for potential customers to find, that doesn’t mean every member of your audience wants to read a 600-word article.

33 Business Blogging Statistics

Zoominfo

If content is king, consider your blog its throne. In the B2B space, consistent blogging can have a huge impact on the success of your business—i.e. If your company isn’t blogging—it’s time to start. Check out these numbers: 33 Business Blogging Statistics.

Blogging Strategies for End-of-Year Business Blogs

Writing on the Web

How are you doing on your business blogging strategies for 2015 ? 4 th Quarter Blogging Strategies. This is one of the most overlooked functions of professional websites and blogs, yet it is one of the most financially rewarding.

5 Tips To Promote Your Company Blog

Marketing Insider Group

million new blog posts each month on WordPress alone. The post 5 Tips To Promote Your Company Blog appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing Blog blor promotion Content promotion Social MediaThe competition is fierce out there. There are 58.6

The definitive guide to automating blogs

Tomorrow People

Blogs: they are difficult, time-consuming and very manual. This blog will show you how to master this and end all of your problems with blogs once and for all. So what's the solution? Automating them of course!

How Do You Choose a Blog Platform?

Writing on the Web

How do you choose a blog platform ? . In my last post, How to Start a Blog: 7 Steps BEFORE You Blog , I shared important information you want to consider before your first post, including signing up for a trial blog. Congratulations on deciding to start a blog!

3 Surprising Spots for Blog Inspiration

BOP Design

It’s not surprising that many B2B marketing professionals have a tough time coming up with interesting ideas for content pieces and blog posts. If you are struggling to find exciting B2B blogging topics , start with your email inbox. Check out B2B Blogging Trends We Expect to Die Out.

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How to Write Blog Posts: Awesome Graphic

Writing on the Web

Do you know how to write blog posts so that they actually get read? Some people think blogging is easy : Write it and it will be read. If you’ve ever written a blog post , you know that’s not true, and it’s hard to craft a post people will read.

Starting a New Blog?6 Things a Business Blog Must Have

Writing on the Web

Are you starting a new blog ? What should you include in your blog if you want to use it to attract clients? I’ve been talking about how to start a blog in my recent series of posts. Your header needs to clarify what the blog is giving to readers. Branding and Your Blog.

The 10 Best Marketing Action Blogs of 2016

Act-On

Here are the 10 best marketing action blogs from 2016, appearing in no particular order except that they’re all #1 in our hearts. From SEO, to customer lifetime value, to account-based marketing, here’s a list of the blogs that we think you should read in order to properly wrap up 2016 and get 2017 off to a rockin’ start. Check out this blog to learn how personalization is worth the investment, and how to go about getting started.

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10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

Here are 10 proven ways to generate more leads from your blog. It’s highly likely that most of your blog traffic will come, not from visitors wandering over from the main corporate site, but through search. On our blog , we use the Indeed Smart PopUp for WordPress.)

Beyond the Blog

Contently

Reaching the 99 percent, Busk knows, means doing more than just posting on your blog. The post Beyond the Blog appeared first on The Content Strategist. Media Social Blog FeaturedThe SXSW program is always a great barometer of dominant buzzwords. Take “content marketing.”

Blogging Or Vlogging – Which One Is Right for Your Brand?

Marketing Insider Group

In case you haven’t heard, vlogging is the new blogging. The post Blogging Or Vlogging – Which One Is Right for Your Brand? Research shows that businesses are, on average, creating 18 vlogs a month. Yep, vlogs.

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Here’s Why Infographics Outperform Blog Posts

Contently

Blog post fatigue. Many brands currently invest in content , but most tend to fixate on one format: the blog post. Over the past year, more than 60 percent of Contently clients were exclusively producing blog posts, which is an unhealthy figure. for a blog post.

How To Blog: Finding Your Blog Voice

B2B Marketing Traction

Identifying the voice of your blog can be tricky. What is the “voice” of a blog? Determining the voice of your blog requires understanding your desired audience and knowing what will interest them. For example, do you want to entertain with your blog posts?

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Top Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading

Radius

For marketers, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that blogs are the second most used tactic for content marketing (behind social media content). But if you’re like me, then chances are you’re pretty selective with your blog subscriptions and visits. B2B Marketing Blogs.

Blog Content: 4 Ways to Make Your Blog Unique

Writing on the Web

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. With such an abundance of content available on the Internet, how can you make your blog unique?

Smart Business Blog Linking: Top 25 Content Marketing Blogs

Writing on the Web

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Is Your Blog a Golden Egg?

Content Marketing Institute

Why do most blogs look like boring, identical, everyday eggs? In the heavily saturated world of food and cooking blogs, most content creators adopt a gentle, sophisticated brand voice with descriptive language and long, detail-heavy sentences. Go to your spreadsheet of competitor blogs.

10 Reasons Why No One Is Reading Your B2B Blog

B2B PR Sense

Despite all your efforts, does your B2B blog get about as much traffic as a back alleyway? Low traffic is a frustrating challenge for any blog owner, and it might be tempting to throw in the towel -- but hear us out first! So.What’s Holding Your B2B Blog Back? It's A New Blog.

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B2B Blogging: How a Blog Fits Into Your Web Design Strategy

BOP Design

If you see B2B blogging as a critical component of your firm’s ongoing digital marketing strategy, you should start planning during the website design phase ­– it should not be an afterthought once your website is launched. Plan for Blogging. Get 10 Ideas for Your Next Blog.

[Infographic] 10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

The social media landscape is littered with business blogs that, on the surface, do everything right. Most of those same blogs, however, do little to generate leads, subscribers, or any other kind of measurable engagement or ROI.

Why Your Company’s Blog Doesn’t Make the Phone Ring

Marketing Craftmanship

All of the hours devoted to blogging, at some of the nation’s largest and smartest companies, does not appear to be time well spent…if the goal of a blog and other forms of content marketing is to generate new business. People read blog posts to gain insights and opinions.

Lead Generation Blogging

Salesfusion

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Increase Blog Traffic with These 4 Tips!

The Mx Group

Creating great blog posts is a highly important task when it comes to content marketing. It’s all worth it when you increase blog traffic and generate new demand and awareness for your products. Your blog posts are probably buried pretty far down in search results.

Story Telling for Blogs

Writing on the Web

Do you use story telling on your blog or website ? In my last two posts I wrote about two ways to inspire your blog writing , going outside and going inside. As I stated, going outside for ideas to blog about is easy, but it’s risky.

Give Your Blog a Personality……Create a Blog Style Guide

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How To Create A Blog Style Guide. How do you make sure the quality of your blog posts—no matter who’s writing them—never wavers? A blog style guide, of course. My personal favorite reason for keeping a blog style guide. Anatomy of a Blog Style Guide.

Inbound Marketing Blogging

Salesfusion

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