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Are You Seeking Content Marketing Inspiration?

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Staring at a blank screen? Do you need content marketing inspiration? Here is encouragement along with  3 content inspiring tips & 20 content hooks.

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30 Killer Blog Post Titles For Spring

Flowers pushing up are sign of spring. April is gardening month.

Looking for inspiration for blog post titles and content marketing? Spring and April in particular provide a dozen opportunities around which to create fun and engaging content that pulls readers in. Use these 12 occasions to plan your editorial calendar for blog posts and other related content. Here are 30 spring blog post titles  to inspire your writing. While they’re focused on spring, many of them can be used at other times of the year.

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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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Craft Your Best Blog Post Yet!

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I’m often asked how to write a great blog post. While it sounds like a brush off, the best thing you can do to improve your blogging is to keep blogging. Your writing improves with every post your craft since you build writing muscles and greater facility by placing word after word on the page. To help you give your blog posts a boost, here are twenty questions to help you create better blog posts, more consistently.

 

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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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Writing: Get In The Holiday Spirit

Do Not Be A Grinch

With the holiday season in full swing, many writers and bloggers may want to hide from their computers until the New Year. The reality is who wants to write when everyone else is celebrating? Let me share a secret with you. Contrary to popular belief, the holidays are a great time to write (Of course, it helps if writing is a habit)! Writing during the holidays has benefits. Here are five of them with writing tips!

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10 Points to Create Compelling Content

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With the expanded use of content marketing, every business needs to generate a steady stream of strong content. While it’s easy to say that you should write strong compelling content, the problem is how do you actually develop great content on a consistent basis that stands out in the sea of information available on social media, tablets, smartphones, computers and other devices, new and old. Here are ten steps to help you produce strong content that reaches out and engages readers. (You may want to read Why Your Third Grade Teacher Was Wrong About Writing for some more tips.)

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Writing: Why Your Third Grade Teacher Was Wrong

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My third grade teacher was wrong about how to write (and I didn’t need a therapist to say that!) Think about first time you had to write a composition about what you did for your summer vacation. How many pages of blue lined paper did you ball up with only a few words scrawled at the top of the page? Here are five writing demons many writers are plagued by and how to overcome them.

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How to Get Your Blogging Mojo

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At one point or another, many bloggers wonder how to get their blogging mojo, whether they’re new to blogging or have been turning out blog posts for years. To help you get your blogging groove, here’s some help. Before you can figure out how to get your blogging mojo, it’s critical to understand what your what’s keeping you back in the first place. Here are the three main issues. Here are twelve tips to help you find your blogging mojo. Realize that blogging is journey and requires time until all of the elements come together for you.

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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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