Blogging Fame: 5 Easy Fixes
Do you ever look at the top 25 blogs and wonder whether you’re doing something wrong?
They make blogging look easy.
Without seeming to work very hard, their blog posts acquire tons of social activity and comments. Continue reading
Content Curation Giants: Google Versus Amazon
Amazon and Google are content curation giants.
Specifically, they are major media entities that curate other people’s information. Before you object that Google is the world’s search engine, and Amazon is the world’s online retailer, let’s look at what constitutes a media entity. Continue reading
Summer Blog Hours: 10 Ways To Keep Your Blog Going
Summer is officially here.
School is out (at least until September).
What blogger doesn’t want time off?
Keep reading to check if you’ve got 1 of the 5 telltale signs you NEED to play hooky from your blog.
Like seedlings planted in the spring, we grow towards the sun during the summer. For bloggers, this means taking some well-deserved time to invest in yourself. Continue reading
5 Basic Content Curation Types Every Marketer Needs
My father always said, “Sell the sizzle, not the steak.”
It turns out that my dad didn’t coin this phrase. Elmer Wheeler, a salesman and motivational speaker did way back in the 1930s. Content curators should heed his advice. Continue reading
Father’s Day Content Marketing Lessons
Content marketing runs in my family. My dad was a big New York City publisher by virtue of the fact that he was 6’5” and ran a local weekly newspaper in Queens.
He didn’t compete with either the New York Times or the Daily News.
Rather, my dad’s focus was hyperlocal. Anything that happened in his newspaper territory was important. This included politicians, schools, kids sports teams, weddings and births. Continue reading
Blogging Basics 201– What Your Teacher Forgot To Tell You
Why Blogging Basics 201?
Because no one wants to admit that they don’t know the basics of crafting super sticky blog posts that attracts the right kind of readers.
But a second level class makes you feel like you can pick up a few tips without feeling bad about yourself. Continue reading