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How to Make the Most of Your Blogging Time (However Limited it Is) Some bloggers worry that, to succeed, they need 40+ hours per week to spend on their blog. Thankfully, that’s not true. Most bloggers start out with a day job, or school work, or young kids to care for. Some bloggers end up adding responsibilities along the way — perhaps getting married, having a baby, or […]Wanna learn...
Daily Blog Tips - 16 hours ago
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Kick-Start Your Blog With These Engaging Content Suggestions This is a guest contribution from Jonathan Long of Market Domination Media. There is not a specific content strategy that is set in stone for bloggers to follow. Every single blog has a specific target audience, requiring content that engages that blog’s particular audience. What works well for “Blog A” might not work as effect...
Pro Blogger - 17 hours ago
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How to Win Friends and Influence People (While Sharing Social Content) More than 70 years ago, the American writer and lecturer Dale Carnegie published a transcendent book on people skills entitled “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” To this day, Mr. Carnegie’s many nuggets of wisdom ring largely true, because more than anything else they speak to human nature, which for better ...
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How To: Customize HTML of New Getty Images for Your WordPress Blog This is a guest contribution from Bhagwad Park of hostoople.com. As we discussed last week, Getty Images recently opened up millions of its images for free usage. Coming from a professional stock photo website, this is a phenomenal step and one that will be greatly appreciated by thousands of bloggers all over the world. Most [...]Or...
Pro Blogger - 2 days ago
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Is it Time for a Blogging Break? Here’s How to Take One In every blogger’s life, there’ll be times when blogging is harder than usual. You might be tempted to keep going; after all, you know it’s important to keep up a steady stream of content, and you might be worried that you’ll lose your hard-earned readers if you stop posting for a while. The problem is, […]Wanna learn h...
Daily Blog Tips - 2 days ago
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The 14 Keys to Writing Advertorials That Sell Advertorials are native ads with a single purpose: getting specific action from the reader. This could be donating to a cause, downloading a PDF, subscribing to an email newsletter, visiting a store, or buying a product. An effective advertorial grips the reader and leads her to the logical conclusion — pointing her, in very sp...
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Five Quick Grammar Tips to Improve Your Writing – Plus Free Cheat Sheet This is a guest contribution from Jim Butcher of Mr and Mrs Romance. There’s never really such a thing as a perfect blog post, is there? There’s always something else you could have done, something more you could have added. Another, better way you could have phrased a sentence. And then there’s grammar and punctuation. [...]Or...
Pro Blogger - 3 days ago
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Does Your Blog Need a Refresh? Seven Ideas to Try This Spring If you’re in the Northern hemisphere, it’s spring right now. Here in the UK, the sun has been shining almost all week — which feels like a wonderful change from a long, grey, rainy winter! Spring (and particularly Easter) is a great time to celebrate new or renewed life. And maybe your blog could do […]Wanna learn how...
Daily Blog Tips - 4 days ago
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Writing Clinic #6: Denise Hisey’s Post Welcome back to Writing Clinic! This is the last review I’ll be doing: next week I’ll sum up some of the key points that have come up during the clinic. Many thanks to all those who submitted posts, and sorry if you submitted one that I didn’t get a chance to review. Today’s post is […]Wanna learn how to make more money...
Daily Blog Tips - 5 days ago
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Want Copyblogger to Answer Your Specific Business Question? Here’s Your Chance We see it all the time: questions from people like you who are looking for answers to specific challenges. Questions like: What are the best business models for a hyperlocal site? Do I have the right “Big Idea” for my business? How can I expect a certain content strategy to affect my SEO? Will my[ Continue Reading... ] Th...
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9 Crucial Tips for Self-Editing Your Blog Posts (That Every Blogger Can Use) This is a guest contribution from Ali Luke of Zen Optimise. Have you ever glanced at a post the day after publishing it … only to notice a glaring error? In an ideal world, you’d have a professional editor helping with your posts, making careful adjustments and double-checking things with you until your post is [...]Originally at...
Pro Blogger - 6 days ago
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Canvassing ProBlogger Readers: How Have You Built Your Readership? As you might be aware, each month this year we are running a themed week – delving in deep the topics that are of the most interest to you. We started with creating content, moved on to resources for newbie bloggers just starting out, and this month we had an epic drilldown into creating products [...]Originally at: Blog Tips a...
Pro Blogger - 6 days ago
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When Journalism and Blogging Collide: 7 Reporters’ Tactics to Make You a Better Blogger This is a guest contribution from journalist and blogger Christian Toto. Journalism appears to be a dirty word in 2014. Some people blast reporters for their perceived biases. Others say journalists simply protect the status quo rather than speaking truth to power. Everyone else is is fed up by reporters paying more attention to a [....
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Five exciting things to expect at B3’s User-centric SEO seminar in May Next month, Branded3 will be hosting our User-centric SEO seminar in Leeds and London, providing in-house marketers with the opportunity to learn how best to...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 6 days ago
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How to Choose Arresting Images for Your Blog Posts (And Why You Should) You’ve read the headline. You’re intrigued. “But,” you might be thinking, “Why didn’t you choose a different, more arresting image for this post?” Good question. First, because The Lede is a regular post series, and the graphic that Rafal created for us is a clear visual cue to our audience t...
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Programatically assigning a Customer Group in Magento Magento’s Customer Groups give you the ability to offer different pricing and promotions to customers based upon their grouping. This grouping might be initially set...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 6 days ago
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The Simple Truth People Forget When Trying to Grow a Business You want to grow your business, right? You want downloads of your app, people buying your products, readers on your blog, and evangelists on social media, don’t you? Fair enough, that’s what we all want. But you’re missing something essential. People won’t ever know you, hear from you, understand you, follow you, ...
Copyblogger.com - 6 days ago
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The Simple Flaw People Forget When Trying to Grow a Business Admit it. You want large-scale adoption, don’t you? You want a lot of people to love you, to buy your products, to read your blog, and to follow you on social media. Fair enough, that’s what we all want. But you’re missing something essential. People won’t ever know you, hear from you, understand you, follow[ Cont...
Copyblogger.com - 7 days ago
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Invest in a SSD When You Can Some weeks ago I wrote a post mentioning two things I believe are worth investing in for your office or home office: a big monitor and a good chair. Now I have a third item to add to that list: a SSD. SSD stands for Solid-state drive. It’s basically a hard-drive with no moving mechanical […]Wanna learn how to make more mo...
Daily Blog Tips - 1 week ago
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How and Why Images Help Readers Engage with Your Blog Posts This is a guest post from Joshua Danton Boyd. I’m massive fan of cats. I even wrote an article about the ones living on my street and what you can learn about freelancing from them. This also means that I study every lost cat poster I see just in case I can help. I was walking […]Wanna learn how to make more money with your ...
Daily Blog Tips - 1 week ago
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Are You Really a Writer … Or Just a Copyist? There is a terminology problem plaguing the content community. It’s confusing marketers, it’s misleading clients, and it’s causing an identity crisis among content creators everywhere. It seems that no one really knows what it means to be a writer. And Merriam-Webster isn’t much help when it comes to defining ...
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What to Do When Your Blog Is Boring, Part 2 Here are more tips on what to do if no one is reading your blog. Related posts: What to Do When Your Blog Is Boring, Part 1 Tips on Creating A Niche Blog Watch Your Tone! ...
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6 Lessons for Writing Irresistibly Magnetic Blog Post Headlines This is a guest contribution from Matthew Capala of SearchDecoder.com Many newbie (and sometimes even veteran) bloggers erroneously spend 95% of their time creating blog content and only 5% pondering titles. Unfortunately for these bloggers, most readers’ attention spans expire in seconds. Unless you reel in your readers instantly,...
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Three Easy but Powerful Ways to Start Your Blog Post Do you ever come up with a great title … then struggle to begin your post? The introduction (the first few lines or paragraphs of your post) is absolutely crucial. Assuming you get them right, they’ll draw readers in and lead them to the main body of your post. It’s easy to make the wrong […]Wanna learn how to make mo...
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12 Examples of Native Ads (And Why They Work) Despite all the hype, native advertising remains a fuzzy concept for most marketers. According to our 2014 status report: 49 percent of respondents don’t know what native advertising is 24 percent are hardly familiar with it Another 24 percent are somewhat familiar Only 3 percent are very knowledgeable So, given the lack of awa...
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How to Convince Someone to Be Interviewed on Your Blog This question was submitted recently via the ProBlogger Facebook page. How do I get an established blogger like yourself to do an interview with me? or How can I get an established blogger like yourself to do a guest post for me on my blog? – from Sandra Tillman Good questions. I think you’re much [...]Originally at: Blog...
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The Benefits of Making a Business Blog Available in Multiple Languages Your company blog: while often neglected due to its perceived lack of purpose (and the commitment it requires), it is also a personal way to convey a message to a client base that isn’t possible with different forms of social media. Far too many business owners forget that a comprehensive blogging strategy is essential for [...]Ori...
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Writing Clinic #5: Tom Roelandts’ Post Welcome back to Writing Clinic! If this is the first Writing Clinic post you’ve read, here’s a quick reminder of how it works. I take a look at a blogger’s post (published or unpublished) and explain what’s working well and what might need some tweaking. The posts can be on any subject, and we’ve had […]Wanna learn ho...
Daily Blog Tips - 2 weeks ago
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Magento Roundup April 2014 We read a LOT at Branded3. We’re always looking at articles to back up our own findings and to push us into new areas and...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 2 weeks ago
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Removing Blog Comments: The View So Far Shockwaves. That’s what this post by Sonia Simone sent through the Copyblogger community. The post, you’ll recall, announced our decision to remove blog comments and gave the reasoning for why we decided to do so — reasoning that some accepted at face value, others parsed for hidden meaning, and the rest ignored bef...
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Five Great Places to Find Your Next Blog Post Title Do you struggle to come up with titles for your blog posts? You might not be short of topic ideas … but somehow, the actual titles end up sounding boring and bland. Here are six great places to find the title for your next blog post: #1: Other Blogs Now, I’m definitely not suggesting that […]Wanna learn how to make more...
Daily Blog Tips - 2 weeks ago
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Agile Content Marketing: How to Attract an Audience That Builds Your Business It’s the question I get more than any other, and it’s one of the most important questions you’ll answer in marketing your business: How do I create a content marketing strategy that actually works? That will take several thousand words to answer, and then you’ll have to create your own strategy. Yep, ultimately it...
Copyblogger.com - 2 weeks ago
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Top Tips to Let Go of Fear This is a guest contribution from Jennifer Louden.  What I’m about to tell you is the most overlooked key to being a successful teacher – as well as a successful business owner, parent, writer, athlete, and all around happy human being. It’s the precursor to more sales, to repeat business, to turning customers int...
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Learn how to create long-term SEO strategies with @Tim_Grice at #SMXLondon Next month, the global SEO conference series – SMX – is coming to London, and Branded3’s very own Director of Search, Tim Grice, will be...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 2 weeks ago
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Why Parallax Design Doesn’t Have to Tank Your SEO Can parallax design be bad for a website’s SEO? Absolutely. Hence the chatter. But this shouldn’t deter you from considering parallax effects for your site, because any design style can be bad for SEO if it causes a site to load slowly or reduces it to a single URL. But those are issues of execution[ Continue Reading... ]...
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Digital PR on a global scale: Centralised versus de-centralised Content Marketing Centralised Content Strategy The planning, development and subsequent distribution of content through any form of media, created by a national, international or global head office....
Blogstorm.co.uk - 2 weeks ago
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Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know This is a guest post written by Simon Schmid of iubenda. Getty Images recently announced a new image embed feature that allows bloggers (and others) to access and use their vast library of images for non-commercial purposes. This rather remarkable change in policy by Getty Images shows that it’s ready to work with content ...
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What’s coming in WordPress 3.9? We’re already on beta 3 of WordPress 3.8 and the release date is just around the corner - 16th April . With some software releases, we’d recommend...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 2 weeks ago
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Social Networks: Should You Go for Quantity or Quality? If you’ve launched a blog, you’ve got plenty of work to do already – writing regular posts, moderating comments, reading and commenting on other people’s blogs, sending out guest post pitches … … so how can you find the time to join every social media site going? My answer is that you probably can’t – […...
Daily Blog Tips - 2 weeks ago
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5 Ways to Build Long-Lasting Authority Authority is where it’s at these days. Of course, as a Copyblogger reader you know that already. Google values authority so much that it’s trying to build an authority measurement into its algorithm. Authority has simply become the way to stand out and get ahead. Business owners need to create authority around their business ...
Copyblogger.com - 2 weeks ago
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Announcing the New Sticky Top Bar Plugin: A ProBlogger WordPress Plugin A couple of weeks ago we launched the new ProBlogger.com – a private membership site that not only has a community/forum area for bloggers to network, collaborate and learn but one which provides members with regular webinars as well as exclusive access to some tools that my team have been developing for my blogs. Recently [......
Pro Blogger - 2 weeks ago
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My Top 5 Mistakes as a Blogger Over in the ProBlogger.com forum last week, I issued members with a challenge to complete this week on their blogs. The challenge was simple – to write a ‘top 5’ post on any topic they wanted. This is my own contribution to the challenge! My Top 5 Mistakes as a Blogger I’ve been blogging 11 [...]Originally at: Blog Tips a...
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Copyblogger’s 2014 State of Native Advertising Report Native advertising is paid content that matches a publication’s editorial standards while meeting the audience’s expectations. Think Captain Morgan’s campaign on BuzzFeed in general, their 15 Things You Didn’t Know About 15 Captains, Commanders And Conquerors article in particular. First off, the theme of the arti...
Copyblogger.com - 2 weeks ago
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Three Simple Ways to Encourage More Comments on Your Blog Do you have post after post with zero comments … and perhaps a handful with one or two comments each? If you’ve got subscribers and traffic, you might wonder what you’re doing wrong. You know people are reading — but they’re just not commenting. One solution, of course, is to turn off comments. But many […]Wan...
Daily Blog Tips - 2 weeks ago
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The Zero Moment of Truth (ZMOT) If you’ve invited Branded3 to your pitch process or been lucky enough to attend one of our seminars, you will probably already be aware of...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 2 weeks ago
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44 Things Bloggers Should Be Delegating to Virtual Staff to Catapult Their Online Growth This is a guest post contribution by Chris Ducker. One of the biggest pain points that comes up when I talk to bloggers about growing their blogs is that there simply isn’t enough time in the day to do everything they need to, to truly start to catapult the growth of their blog/s. As someone [...]Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlog...
Pro Blogger - 2 weeks ago
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Review: Audience Business Masterclass, from Firepole Marketing You might have noticed me mention Firepole Marketing and its owner, Danny Iny, a few times over the past months. Firepole Marketing is a great blog for any entrepreneur or professional blogger, aimed at helping you grow your business. Danny’s one of the marketers I respect most online, because of his honesty, the quality of […...
Daily Blog Tips - 3 weeks ago
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Creating Products Week: Your Experiences – What Have You Done? We hope you’ve enjoyed the mega-week we’ve had here on ProBlogger talking about creating products – everything from what reconnaissance you should do prior to choosing a product, all the way through to your product’s launch phases. If you have any questions, feel free to ask them here. What we’d like to...
Pro Blogger - 3 weeks ago
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Creating Products Week: Making Products Happen – Getting Your Ideas off the Ground Today we have Team Member Jasmin Tragas weighing in with her take on creating great products. She is the Producer of eBooks at Digital Photography School, and has had a hand in almost all of the ProBlogger products made over the three years she’s been with us. A creative whiz, Jasmin has a fantastic perspective [...]Originally ...
Pro Blogger - 3 weeks ago
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How to Use Internal Cliffhangers Microseduction. I consider an episode of The Lede wildly successful when we create a new word. In this episode of The Lede about using internal cliffhangers, Demian Farnworth does just that. Here it is: mi·cro·se·duc·tion noun a slow, patient process for creating a emotional tie in an audience member to a piece of media The[ Cont...
Copyblogger.com - 3 weeks ago
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Writing Clinic #4: Maria Nedeva’s Post Welcome back to Writing Clinic! If this is the first Writing Clinic post you’ve read, here’s a quick reminder of how it works. I take a look at a blogger’s post (published or unpublished) and explain what’s working well and what might need some tweaking. The posts can be on any subject, and we’ve had […]Wanna learn ho...
Daily Blog Tips - 3 weeks ago
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Early-bird tickets now out for the #B3Seminar: We talk User-centric SEO You can now snap up a ticket at a discounted price for our seminars coming up next month in Leeds and London. Event Registration Online...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 3 weeks ago
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Creating Products Week: The Launch Countdown Darren says: It’s been a big week here at ProBlogger as we’ve worked through a series of posts exploring the topic of monetizing blogs through creating products. I hope you’ve found it helpful and feel equipped to create your next product. Today in a final instalment from Shayne and myself (we do have one more [...]...
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SEO for Sitecore We get a lot of questions about SEO with different types of platforms and which ones offer the most flexibility and more importantly, which ones...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 3 weeks ago
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Your Audience Doesn’t Know What it Wants If I asked people what they wanted they would have said faster horses. ~ Henry Ford Pretty witty quote, right? You’ve probably heard it before. (Even if Ford never actually said it.) I know I have. But what I’ve been realizing lately is that I haven’t really been applying the essence of it to my[ Continue Reading......
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Creating Products Week: How to Create Products for Your Blog Darren  says: Today is part 4 in our ‘creating products’ week here at ProBlogger and now that we’ve done a lot of the ground work and decided on what product to create, we’re moving onto the all-important challenge of actually creating the product that we want to sell on our blog. This is a huge [...]Original...
Pro Blogger - 3 weeks ago
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How to Decide Which Content to Sell and What to Give Away for Free You are all well aware by now that content is vitally important to your business. But how do you decide which content should be freely available and which content you ought to charge for? Is it possible to give away too much? People struggle with this question all the time. On the one hand giving[ Continue Reading... ] The post How t...
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Why links should never be the end goal Before I begin, this is by no means another post about how link building is dead and why we should just give up on that...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 3 weeks ago
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How Many Ad Networks Are There? Pretty much every week I receive emails from at least four different advertising networks. The pitch is pretty similar too. Something like this.Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training program! ...
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Digital storytelling with David Crawford next week at @SitecoreUK’s Digital Trendspot Sitecore is holding its annual Digital Trendspot event next Thursday at the Business Design Centre in London, with a theme of Digitally Ever After; the...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 3 weeks ago
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Creating Products Week: Which Product Should I Create? Darren says: Today Shayne Tilley continues our series on creating products for your blog by examining the important question of “what product should you create?” This is a question I know many ProBlogger readers are pondering because I get asked it many times. “Should I create an eBook, a course, a membership area ...
Pro Blogger - 3 weeks ago
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Five Ways to Reinvigorate Your Blogging Today [Guest Post] This is a guest post from Camille McClane. It happens to the best of us: you feel burned out or you get stuck in a rut, your content suffers, you stop getting so many comments / tweets / emails … and you end up feeling even more discouraged. Before you throw in your blogger’s towel, try […]Wanna learn how to make more ...
Daily Blog Tips - 3 weeks ago
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3 Ways to Write a Damn Good Syllable The list of things you need to do to become a great writer is a long one. So long in fact, most people never make it to the end of that list. This is why most people suck at writing. They simply give up. Sure, the new ones are always thrilled — corybantic some may[ Continue Reading... ] The post 3 Ways to Write a Damn Good Syll...
Copyblogger.com - 3 weeks ago
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Copyblogger Have Switched Off Comments … Is This the New Direction of Blogging? A couple of months ago, I won a place at Email Summit as a result of leaving a comment on Copyblogger … so this post caught my eye: Why We’re Removing Comments on Copyblogger In it, Sonia Simone explains that much of the conversation about Copyblogger’s posts has moved to social media sites, writing: We […]Wanna learn...
Daily Blog Tips - 3 weeks ago
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Creating Products Week: Before You Even Think About Creating Products, Think About This Darren Says: Today we’re continuing our ‘creating products’ week here at ProBlogger by looking at some of the areas of groundwork you might need to do before or while creating a product. Our Marketing/Product Guru Shayne’s written this post but I’ll chime in along the way with some thoughts too.Over to you, Shayne. As you ...
Pro Blogger - 3 weeks ago
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Do You HAVE to Use WordPress to Build a Successful Blog? If you’ve been around DailyBlogTips for a while, and especially if you’ve taken part in Get Blogging or Get Readers, you’ll know that Daniel and I are big fans of WordPress. And in the blogging world in general, you’ve probably heard lots of bloggers advocate self-hosted WordPress as the best option – perhaps the only opti...
Daily Blog Tips - 3 weeks ago
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Announcing: A Breakthrough Resource for Your Content Creation Finally, after years of clumsy, clunky automated tools for “spinning,” scraping, regurgitating, and extruding low-quality content, we’ve found a solution. This resource produces sharp, smart, audience-engaging content every time. Over time, it even calibrates itself to produce more effective headlines, to tailor con...
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How charities are using social media: the success of the #nomakeupselfie It’s been hard to ignore the influx of make-up free selfies on social media over the last week. From close friends to colleagues to celebrities,...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 3 weeks ago
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Creating Product Week: How to Create and Sell Products On Your Blog Welcome our ‘Creating and Selling Products’ Week – a week of content here on ProBlogger completely dedicated to helping you to create and launch profitable products on your blog. Over the past few months we’ve done a number of theme based weeks that take a more intense dive into topics relevant to bloggers. Most r...
Pro Blogger - 3 weeks ago
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The Lede: Hangout Hot Seat with Brian Clark Google Hangouts are an invaluably useful tool. We’ve made mention of this before. And if you’ve been listening to the New Rainmaker podcast, then you recently heard Brian and Robert discuss the concept of repurposing content — using the same content in multiple ways. In this episode of The Lede, Demian and I put the...
Copyblogger.com - 4 weeks ago
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Eulogy for a Blog Dearly Beloved, We gather here today to honor the memory of our friend, Web Log. That was his birth name. Most knew him simply as Blog. Blog’s life was tragically cut short at a very young age. I’m saddened to say, he never really hit his stride or had the chance to grow up to[ Continue Reading... ] The post Eulogy for a Blog app...
Copyblogger.com - 4 weeks ago
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Writing Clinic #3: Alison J. Green’s Post My pool of submitted posts is running a little low! If you have a post (published or not) that you’d like to see reviewed on DailyBlogTips, take a look at the guidelines and instructions here. I can’t review all posts submitted, but you have an infinitely better chance if you submit something rather than not. […]Wanna learn...
Daily Blog Tips - 4 weeks ago
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5 Steps to Determine the Right Social Media Content for You This is a guest contribution from Benjamin Taylor, of Eloqua. At the core, one of the biggest goals of social media is to foster and maintain engagement.  Anyone can create a social media account, but one of the hardest parts is to determine what kind of content you should be sharing. It’s safe to say [...]Originally at: Blog Tips...
Pro Blogger - 4 weeks ago
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Copyblogger Have Removed Comments … Is This the New Direction of Blogging? A couple of months ago, I won a place at Email Summit as a result of leaving a comment on Copyblogger … so this post caught my eye: Why We’re Removing Comments on Copyblogger In it, Sonia Simone explains that much of the conversation about Copyblogger’s posts has moved to social media sites, writing: We […]Wanna learn...
Daily Blog Tips - 4 weeks ago
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How to Use Visual Hierarchy To Create Clear and Easy-to-Read Web Pages Imagine you’ve entered a cave. Your eyes slowly adjust to your surroundings and begin to make out the shapes and forms around you. You see three doorways: they’re equal in size, and all the same distance from where you stand. How do you choose where to go first? You’re frustrated, because you don’t have enough...
Copyblogger.com - 4 weeks ago
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The Problogger Story Yesterday I came across a really interesting presentation from Darren Rowse, owner of Problogger.net. Darren was one of the first people to blog professionally, and he was the very first one to write about it.Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training program! ...
Daily Blog Tips - 4 weeks ago
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How to integrate Netsuite with PHP Integration with third-party systems is a large part of what we do here at Branded3. Integrating into a platform that already streamlines your work process...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 4 weeks ago
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Conduct Better Podcast Interviews with this Simple 6-Step Preparation Process No regrets. That is my number one goal for every podcast interview I conduct. (And there are a lot of them — for some top-rated podcasts, including this one you might be familiar with.) It’s a hard feeling to achieve, because most interviews last a pre-determined amount of time. And almost without fail, the people[ Contin...
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The ProBlogger Infinite Scroller WordPress Plugin Last week we made out first plugin available on the ProBlogger Community: an Infinite Scroll Wordpess Plugin. It’s a plugin we’ve been using on Digital Photography School since we redesigned it late last year. With each of these plugins we release we want to share why we’re using it on our own sites, and also give...
Pro Blogger - 4 weeks ago
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The Stephen King Drawer Method for Writing Better Copy This is a post from ProBlogger.net Managing Editor Stacey Roberts When I was studying journalism, it was pointed out to us very early on that our first drafts of anything were never going to be printed. They just weren’t. They were to be edited by professionals with no emotional ties to the content, and we [...]Originally at: Blog ...
Pro Blogger - 4 weeks ago
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Don’t Do These Seven Things When Writing a Blog Post How do you write a blog post? It might sound like a silly question: you just sit down and write it! In school, you probably learned how to write essays, and maybe had a go at other types of writing – like mock newspaper articles, short stories, or even poems. It’s unlikely that anyone taught […]Wanna learn how to make more ...
Daily Blog Tips - 4 weeks ago
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Anatomy of a large-scale negative SEO attack One of our clients (I’m not going to say which one but they have been with us a couple of years so we know their...
Blogstorm.co.uk - 4 weeks ago
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How to Turn Bland Text into Sparkling Online Content Let me guess … You’re smart. You know your stuff. And you have a sparkle in your eyes when you talk about your favorite subject. But your writing doesn’t sound like you. At all. No matter how hard you try, you struggle to find the right words. You swap one word for another — now[ Continue Reading... ] The post...
Copyblogger.com - 4 weeks ago
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7 Reasons You Should Pay the Haters This is a guest contribution from Matt Cumming. I Messed Up. Okay, this is embarrassing, but not-so-long ago I signed up for Reddit and without too much thought I dropped a simple attention-grabbing title and link to an article on my website within the first five minutes. Yes, I hear you — bad form — but I [...]Originally at: B...
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5 Ways to Rankle an Old-School Journalist This is the first post in a series on native advertising. An introduction, if you will. One that states from the start that there is controversy. Why approach a series this way? Simple: Native advertising is probably one of the least-known scalding-hot topics in the business world. In fact, few business people can even define[ Contin...
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Five Unusual Time-Management Techniques – Could One of These Be Right for You? Do you have all the time you want to blog? And are you using your time well? If you can answer “yes” to both – congratulations! You’re in a great position to succeed. For the vast majority of bloggers, though, time is in short supply … and when we do have time, it can be […]Wanna learn how to make more money w...
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Why We’re Removing Comments on Copyblogger Would you ever consider taking comments off Copyblogger? When the question was posed during our editorial meeting, my immediate reaction was, “Absolutely not.” I wasn’t even interested in considering it, because I like conversations. I enjoy seeing what people think of different posts. I like the quick view of what ...
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Are you using Sitecore to its full potential? Branded3 has always been focused on delivering great user experiences that lead to real business results, and this is now even more important because of...
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Conversion Case Study: How I Made $7115 From 85 Unique Visitors This is a guest contribution from Marcus Maclean, of The Million-Dollar Case Study. Over the years, I’ve created and sold several “how-to” information products online, but none have been as successful as The Million Dollar Case Study. Within days of launching the site, I made $7115 from the first 85 unique visitors. Since t...
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Only Three Hours Left: 61 WordPress Themes, One Crazy Low Price … In just three hours, the price of our StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Package goes back up. It’s the last chance to grab the Genesis Framework, all 42 of our StudioPress child themes, 18 bonus themes, plus every child theme design we make in the future, for only $299.95. That’s $100 off the regular Pro Plus[ Continue Reading.....
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Writing Clinic #2: Raspal Seni’s post Thanks for sticking with us on Writing Clinic! Daniel and I have made a few changes to how we’re running the clinic – if you want to submit an entry, please take a look at the guidelines and instructions here. This week’s post is by Raspal Seni, who has contributed a couple of great guest […]Wanna learn how to make mo...
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Next Generation of Google Panda will mean recoveries for some Google knows that Panda provides large stores with an unfair advantage. Nowhere is this evidenced more in UK SERPs than in the car classifieds sector....
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How to Tell a Seductive Story Has a singer ever been more seductive than Marvin Gaye? Especially when crooning his classic, “Let’s Get It On”? We often think about seduction in this sense: as being sexual, sometimes even manipulative. And sometimes it is. But that is not the type of seduction featured on today’s episode of The Lede …...
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Google’s manual advance on Europe A little bit of context The rate at which Google is trying and succeeding to improve its search results appears to be speeding up drastically....
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What The Most Unexpected Gold Medal in History Can Teach Us About Successful Blogging In 2002, Australian speed skater Steven Bradbury was lining up for the 1000m final at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Among his competitors for the gold medal were the some of the best in the world at their sport: multi-medallists and world champions. He, by his own admission, was the oldest and the slowest [...]Originally at: Bl...
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3 Critical Questions To Answer Before You Take Your Blog On The Road This is a guest contribution from Kelly Edwards. If you’re a blogger, then there are many benefits that can be gained from getting out from behind the keyboard and attending real world events: from raising awareness, sourcing new talent, and increasing overall readership. Of course, attending an event is an investment, particularly...
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All You Need to Know About Using Exclusivity for Better Product Launches This is a contribution by our very own Shayne Tilley. Launching products and campaigning can be fast-moving and complex beasts. There are so many layers, and even the best-laid plans can be scrapped in an instant as it all goes amazing well, or horrifically wrong… Two promotional tactics we use in our product launches and [...]...
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Announcing the NEW ProBlogger.com [Grab this Early Bird Discount Today] Today I’m excited to announce that the NEW ProBlogger.com has been launched! You can learn more and join today with a special early bird discount here. Our Journey to Create the New ProBlogger.com In 2004, I created this blog on ProBlogger.net as a place to share what I was learning about making money from blogging [...]Origina...
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How to Avoid Sounding and Behaving Like a Sleazy Marketer One of the best online courses I’ve taken is one that I’m always hesitant to refer friends to. Why? Because the sales page looks kinda … scammy. It’s full of yellow highlighter, hyped-up language and long long testimonials. I’m sure it works for some customers, but it’s almost certainly putting off man...
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The use of measurement and analytics in PR: advice from the #PRAnalytics conference Recently, I attended PRmoment.com’s PR Analytics conference. Designed to highlight the importance of insights and analytics to successful PR campaigns, the conference featured industry leaders...
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