Category Archives: Blogging Tips

Blog Law 101 [Infographic]

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Over the last seven years, the number of copyright lawsuits in the United States has exploded, jumping from just under 2,000 in 2010 to 5,000 as recently as 2015. Copyright infringement in the form online blogs deserves much of the credit. Blog Law Tips Copyright infringement occurs anytime you reproduce, distribute or download a copyrighted work without permission. Even creating a work that borrows from another source without copying it directly can be considered illegal. Placing Read more [...]

How to Use Social Media for Your Small Business [Infographic]

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You don't have to be a big brand to succeed on social media. Your small business can gain traction online with these simple tips: Connect with like-minded people. Social media is all about relationships, so use it to reach out to other professionals within your industry. Do this by leaving comments, answering their questions, asking your own questions, offering advice, and inviting them to your network. If their initial impression of you is positive, there's a big chance they'll want to connect Read more [...]

[Infographic] Copywriting Cheat Sheet

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For content marketing to work effectively, you need this copywriting cheat sheet to know how to write for each type: Website: Write with your brand's voice. Optimize copy with relevant keywords, links, and meta tags. Email promos: Present a compelling imagery. Use short sentences for better impact. Add a call to action (CTA). Email newsletters: Use longer copy, and divide content into short sections. Add a CTA. Blog: Write as if you're having a conversation. Be more relaxed Read more [...]

[Infographic] How to Get More Shares on Your Next Blog Post

How to Get More Shares on Your Next Blog Post
Engaging content has a high potential to be shared, but you need to be proactive to convert that potential into actual results. Here's how to get more shares on your next blog post. Self-promotion Share your new content across all your social media sites and  automate the process using a tool like Hootsuite. Results tracking Determine what strategy works by using Google URL builder which  tracks where visits come from. Blogger outreach Connect with influencers such as popular bloggers Read more [...]

Get the Right Type of Facebook Fans [Infographic]

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Quality is more important than quantity when it comes to Facebook fans. Ask yourself these 7 questions so you can attract and get the right type of Facebook fans. You'll  improve the quality of your fans and increase leads and sales. 1. What are your business goals? Do you want to expand, promote new lines, have fun? 2. Who is your target audience? You must know the demographics of who buys your product. 3. How does your audience behave online? Where do they hang out, what do they enjoy, Read more [...]

Make Your Content Go Viral! [Infographic]

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Thanks to our friends at MySiteAuditor.com for this wonderful graphic with the secrets of making  your content go viral! There's no hard-and-fast rule for making content go viral, but some practices help a lot, such as: Logistics Write long, high-quality articles with 3,000 to 10,000 words. Post content early in the week, specifically on Tuesdays. Format Write list articles (known as listicles) with around 10 items. Add at least one interesting photo to grab people's Read more [...]

Building a Blog Audience

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Once again Neal Patel hits content marketing strategy out of the park! His Complete Guide to Building Your Blog Audience is brilliant and a must read. Here's an excerpt from Chapter 8 ... Creating great content isn't enough to attract visitors to your site - if anything, it's just the beginning. The next step is to reach out to your target audience. Fortunately, there are many ways to do it, and one of these is to use content syndication networks for your campaigns. Networks like Outbrain, Read more [...]

Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue [Infographic]

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This inspiring infographic on how to create compelling content comes to us from Copyblogger. It's ideal to write about what you know, but when you're experiencing writer's block, you have to look for something new to inspire you. Here's what you can do: Pick Other People's Brains Interview an authority figure, ask readers for ideas, hold a brainstorming session with your friends and peers, or curate a list of your top 10 favorite blog posts. No time to write? Invite a blogger to write a guest Read more [...]

[Infographic] How to Format a Blog Post for Readability

How to Format a Blog Post for Readability
Here are some useful tips on how to format a blog post for readability. Let's face it, without good content your blog isn't going to generate a lot of traffic. But content isn't everything. Formatting your blog for readability is just as important for keeping your readers engaged. Here's a look at ways to ensure that your business's blog is easy to read. Tips to Format a Blog Post for Readability: Format is Everything Carefully formatting your blog is crucial to readability. Write or edit Read more [...]