Blogging

64 Tips to Increase Blog Reach

With a little help from my friends

Want to increase blog reach? Use 1 or more of these 64 blogging tips to increase the love for your blog.  Many of these blog tips can be use for content.

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Social Media: What Marketers Want to Know in 2013

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Almost one out of two marketers believe Facebook is the most important social media platform to achieve their business objectives. Despite this, they acknowledge the need to use a mix of social media sites to maximize their results. Based on Social Media Examiner’s 2013 State of Social Media Report, here’s how marketers rank fourteen social media platforms. Look at these results closely and you’ll see that there’s not a significant difference between some of these platforms.  Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog.

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Writing: How To Build A Targeted Audience Using Social Media

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Social media provides writers, including book authors, journalists, bloggers and others, with an opportunity to build a targeted audience for their content. With the increased use of content marketing, don’t underestimate using these methods for connecting with prospects for business oriented lead generation and other forms of revenue. Here are 5 ways writers can build a targeted audience for their content using social media.

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Writing Resolutions You Can Keep More Than A Day

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Did you start 2012 staring at a blank screen hoping that inspiration would come and magically fill it with your words? To get you on the write track for 2012, try a few of these actionable resolutions guaranteed to fill your computer screen faster and more efficiently. Here are seven resolutions every writer can use whether you’re a published author, blogger, copywriter or student. (Here’s some help with writing compelling content and why your third grade teacher was wrong.)

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2012 Content Marketing and Blogging Resolutions

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Regardless of how long you’ve been creating content or blogging, there’s always room for improvement. The New Year is a great time to assess your writing and content creation in order to take it to the next level. To help you achieve your 2012 content marketing and blogging goals, here are twelve content marketing resolutions.

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Brands & Blogs: A Match Made In Heaven (Or Not)? [Research]

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Do blogs matter to your brand and marketing? Understand blogs don’t just refer to your corporate blog but rather to the breadth of blogs covering your category and general topics touching your product array. Before answering, check Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere. Here are seven points where brand marketers must pay attention to bloggers and recommended business actions. [Research charts included.]

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Writing Is a Habit

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I’m often asked how I can crank out a column or more every day.  The answer is simple: writing is a habit.

Like you, I wasn’t born with a pencil in one hand and a computer in the other. While I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was grade school, I never studied writing in university. But when one of my college friends got cancer, it made me think about my life and what I wanted to accomplish. I kept coming back to writing. Here are five tips to help you develop a writing habit.

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Help! Who Will Write Our Company Blog?

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Where will we find people to write our company blog? This is a common question companies face. While ideally someone from your organization should write your company blog, the reality is that it can be difficult to find an employee who loves your brand, cares about your customers, and enjoys writing. Before you search for bloggers for your organization’s blog, here are three factors that you should take into consideration.

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Do You Know Your Social Media Marketing ABCs?

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Social media continues to evolve. In the process, social media’s become integrated into how we do marketing and continues to account for a larger portion of the marketing spend. To help you with your social media marketing, here are the ABC’s of social media marketing.

 

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How to Blog When Your Heart Isn’t In It

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Have you ever had days when you can’t bring yourself to blog? You stare at the blank screen hoping the words will magically appear and almost any other chore seems much more exciting including the laundry. Here are twelve blog post ideas that you can use to provide structure to your writing without bothering your creative muse.

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