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Do you have trouble creating rich, valuable blog content? Here are 13 places to seek blog content ideas to avoid running on empty when you create content.
Despite the rush to prepare and hunker down as Winter Storm Nemo blew through the northeast, drivers were stranded and businesses closed. Similarly your blog can be the victim of a storm. Once you decide to publish a blog and build an audience you’ve created a media entity with a responsibility to your readers and community to keep a regular publication schedule. Once you stop, your blog is at risk of freezing over because it’s easy to tell yourself it’s only another day and no one will notice. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Writing, like any other skill can be learned. It requires practice to achieve proficiency. While many of us are taught in school that to write well you must follow a set of rules, the reality is that writing requires practice. Tell your writing demons to be quiet since the secret to being a better blogger is to write more blog blog posts. Here are thirteen tips to help guide your writing process to make you a better blogger. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
While good bloggers can make blogging look easy, the reality is that showing up at your computer on a regular basis with fresh ideas is hard work that involves more than just content creation. As the second anniversary of this blog approaches, here are thirteen lessons I’ve learned, either directly or indirectly.
Brands represent a person, product or business’ identity. This makes them a critical marketing component. Encompassing a consistent set of intangibles, each brand has an associated perceived value that extends online, offline and in real life. As a marketer, do you maximize the 360 degree branding impact of real life events? If not, here are seven tips on to integrate your branding into real life events. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
“I’ve been blogging for a period of time but no one’s reading my blog” is a refrain I often hear on BlogChat. Help, how do I get my blog to take off? Write great content is often the given answer. By itself, however, writing great content on a regular basis isn’t enough to build an audience! You need to take a marketer’s approach. Think of your blog as a media entity you need to promote to create a vibrant community.To this end, you must know what you want your blog to achieve and who your prospective audience is. If you’re starting from scratch, here’s 20 tips to build an audience.
Blog plugins are short pieces of programming code that add a specific set of features to your blog. While there’s a wide variety of blog plug-ins available, here are twenty of the most useful plug-ins explained in plain English for non-geeks.
Is your blog off the map? Just as Columbus set out to discover a new route to the East Indies, you need to get your blog discovered amidst a sea of other blogs and content options. While Columbus had royal backing, unless you’ve got a kickass hook and/or break through branding, you’ve got to get out there and give people a reason to read your content. Here are twenty-one ways to help get your blog discovered. Some of them require more effort than others.