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4 Reasons to Publish on a LinkedIn Blog

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Do you know about LinkedIn blogs? And are you blogging yet on LinkedIn ? Since early 2014, LinkedIn opened its publishing platform to its 300+ million users. The importance of using a LinkedIn blog is that it will add dimension and help in building a well-documented profile.

The Pros of LinkedIn vs. Facebook for Professionals

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LinkedIn , on the other hand, is great for B2B service providers looking for a more professional social media platform. You can also have a business page on LinkedIn, as Patsi does here for Content for Coaches.). No one uses Facebook to post their resume – that’s what LinkedIn is for.

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How to Harness the Power of Social Media

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Three major players – spaces where members are active – are Google, LinkedIN and Facebook. When it comes to content marketing , social media has become an essential part of most smart professionals’ marketing plans.

5 Ways Blog Analytics Improve Your Business Blog

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I’d love to know – send me an email or connect with me on LinkedIN. How do you use your blog analytics ? There are many easy-to-use blogging analytics tools out there, but the really successful bloggers know their results and tailor their blogs accordingly.

How to Create a White Paper: Get Found Online and Grow Readership

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3 Networking Tips with LinkedIn Groups for Business

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LinkedIn is today to working professionals what Facebook was to college students when it first launched: a networking tool with a specific audience and purpose in mind. As of last month, LinkedIn reported an astounding 131,200,000 members, with 12% of those being entrepreneurs.

What Hemingway Knew: How to Write Blog Content that Attracts Readers

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Let me know how it works for you: connect with me on LinkedIn. Is your blog content compelling? Are you attracting new readers, engaging with them, and growing your reader base? In my last post , I shared an acronym that you should be using when writing blog content: C ontent (compelling).

Don’t Fall Prey to Auto-Feeds: Your Blog Posts Deserve a Personal Introduction

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The same is true for auto-feeds to LinkedIn, Twitter, and all the other social media sites. Many people who fell prey to the Auto-feed short-cut introduced by Facebook found that it did much more harm than good.

How to Start a Blog: 7 Steps BEFORE You Blog

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They ask me “Can’t I just use Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter?”. How do I start a blog ? . I hear it all the time: smart professionals, who are great at what they do, don’t know how to start a business blog , and probably wouldn’t have time to blog even if they did start one.

Your Business Blog Sweet Spot: How to Find It and Keep It

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Do you use social media like Facebook , Twitter or LinkedIn ? Some days I’m spending not as much time on LinkedIn or Facebook or Twitter.

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How to Engage Readers AND Grow Your Reader Base

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My point is whatever the size of your biz, you want to grow your reader base, increase hits on your site, and stimulate comments, on your blog, social media, and LinkedIn. I’d love to hear from you, connect with me on LinkedIn. Congratulations! Your reader base has grown to 5,000!

Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

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How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? For LinkedIn you have a couple of options as well. Your first option is to add the WordPress blog option to your Linkedin profile. Share this on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Power Tips: Give Before You Receive

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If you’ve noticed, LinkedIn is quickly becoming the social networking site for professionals to connect and do business. Just wondering… I’ve invited Chris Buffaloe of SerenityVA.com to share tips on using the LinkedIn recommendations feature.

6 Tips for Easy Ebook Promotion with Social Media

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Share your video on your YouTube channel, with a post on Facebook, LinkedIn and tweet the link.

Say NO to Auto-Feeds: Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites

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Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" width="300" height="104" /> Today’s guest post is written by Christine Buffaloe, of Serenity Virtual Assistant Services , a great resource for social media know-how, for Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Blog Design Blink Test: Simple, Easy Navigation

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Your other accounts, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. In order to impress visitors and showcase your business expertise, your blog must pass the “blink” test.

Better Blog Writing: Attract Clients, Make Sure Your Posts Get Read!

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Tell your readers that you would like them to share your post on Facebook , Twitter , and LinkedIn. Make Sure Your Posts Get Read!"

Social Business Success Starts at the Top

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The same goes for other social media sites – ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Google+ ) the number of them growing by the day. 3 Networking Tips with LinkedIn Groups for Business. Content Marketing Social Media Stuff Attracting Clients LinkedIn Online Marketing social media marketing

How to Make Content More Engaging: 10 Tips

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Share this on LinkedIn. The Content Marketing Institute hit a home-run with their question to content experts, “ How do you make content more engaging? &# This is an important post to read for anyone blogging and posting content to connect with readers.

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The Scariest Blog: No Personality

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Contact me here or on LinkedIn. What’s the scariest blog post you have ever read? For me it’s a blog or website without any personality. Storytelling and personalization is the key piece in content marketing as I see it. People are good at writing about what they know.

4 Tips to Attract More Readers to Your Business Blog

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Facebook , Google+, Twitter , LinkedIn are some names that come to your mind when thinking about content marketing for your website. How can you attract more readers to your business blog? Blogs have become a social media platform for everyone.

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

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Share your contact info and networks – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, etc. And of course, if you have any questions, send me an email or contact me on LinkedIN. Are you starting a new blog ? What should you include in your blog if you want to use it to attract clients?

Social Proof and LinkedIn: ‘Tis Better to Give, than Receive…

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Comments from others are such strong persuasion triggers, you shouldn’t limit them to just a page, but have them scattered throughout your web pages, blog, and social media profiles, such as LinkedIn. Send me an email or contact me on LinkedIn.

Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

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First, why should you bother with social networking sites ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter ) if you’re in business? I always advise clients and colleagues to stick to the major social media site icons, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

Content Marketing: What Are Your Target Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?

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Do you use social media like Facebook , Twitter or LinkedIn ? Some days I’m spending not as much time on LinkedIn or Facebook or Twitter. Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?" alt=" Content Marketing: What Are Your Target Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?" />.

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Your Business Blog Year 10: Is It Still Worth It?

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Clients can be reached through Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter – the list goes on. Does blogging still make sense for your business? Is a business blog worth the time you need to research, write, format and publish quality content?

Great Blog Content:2 Reasons for Writing Stories

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You can reach me here or on LinkedIn. Are you writing stories with feeling on your business blog? If your blog post doesn’t resonate emotionally, you can’t do a good job of building relationships, inspiring trust, and moving people into taking action.

Why You Should Be Happy Before You Blog

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Share this on LinkedIn. Three Keys to Blogging When you Are Happy. A guest post by Erica Nelson. You know how your smile is written all over your face? Your emotions are imbedded in your words and how you write.

Content Rules: Secrets of Writing Compelling Content

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And, it gets multiplied on websites, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and videos on YouTube, to the point that people tune out. Share this on LinkedIn. Marketing nowadays requires writing and publishing great content in multiple ways.

Why Content Marketing with Video Is Key

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Share this on LinkedIn. Content marketing using video is a key marketing tactic if you want to get found online, get known, and get clients. Here’s what’s important about publishing video on your sites: Your business can get quick, effective search engine results that used to take months or even years to achieve, all for next to nothing to produce (you don’t need to buy expensive equipment and hire a producer).

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Small Business Content Marketing: When to Hire A Freelance Writer?

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Social Media Updates : Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and other social media updates call for writing that’s called “microblogging.” When should you hire a freelance writer for your blog or website?

Content Checklist: Don’t Publish Without It

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Share this on LinkedIn. I love checklists because I’m always forgetting things. Once I published a post without a title. Yesterday I almost forgot to hyperlink anything in a post.

How Blog Readers Find You – A Diagram

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And they do go to Facebook , Twitter , and LinkedIn. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: a business blog is the best way to get found online, the best way to connect with potential clients, and the pathway to turning readers into clients.

Content Marketing with Stories: Better than Facts

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Share this on LinkedIn. Good stories are what make a blog interesting and fun to read. More importantly, if you’re trying to influence people to buy into your ideas and ultimately your business, there is evidence that stories work better than facts.

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Content Curation: How to Become a Thought Leader

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Share this on LinkedIn. Here’s an important post from Joe Pulizzi’s Junta42 blog, Content Curation Grows Up, Original Content Still Key. I share these key points with anyone who struggles with writing online for their business and needs ideas for what to write.

Blog Like Perez Hilton: 10 Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog

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Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter. The second-best thing about writing a blog is that you have an opportunity to express your opinions, thoughts, and viewpoints to the rest of the world.

7 Ways to Format Blogs to Engage Readers’ Brains

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Share this on LinkedIn. What are the two most important parts (a.k.a. opportunities to engage readers) of your business blog post? Most experts will tell you this: The headline. The call to action. The headline is what gets read and spread.

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Content Marketing: Connect the Dots and Drive Results

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Share this on LinkedIn. How do you master the art of writing content for the Web so that you provide quality information on your web pages, blog, and newsletters that works to convert readers to clients? Ahhh, that’s what I’ve been trying to figure out for the last 12 years.

Social Media: 3 Keys to Business Success

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Social media ( LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter ) can be great marketing and networking tools for small businesses, but there are a few rules you should know before jumping on the social media bandwagon. Are you thinking about creating a social media page for your business?

Content Marketing Videos: Speak to Problems First

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Share this on LinkedIn. What’s the best way to write a script for a video ? Content marketing with videos is a key marketing tool, and it’s getting easier to do. Here’s a new video the folks over at iMotionVideo Studios produced for me. I just love this service.

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