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Archive for September, 2014

Using Visual Content to Increase Blog Engagement

This is a guest contribution from Tom More of Slidely.com.  Visual content is your secret weapon to boosting blog engagement. The blog posts of today demand fresh, eye-catching content that can be read and shared easily, which makes videos, infographics, photos, and slideshows a perfect companion to blog posts. People absorb information quicker and more […]

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Thinking of Rebranding Your Blog? Read This.

Rebranding an established and successful business? Why would you do that? For some, the risk of changing the name of something people have grown to know and love is too big. For others, the risk of being boxed into something they no longer feel much affinity for is even bigger. No doubt it’s a scary […]

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Scene Stealers – Can You Create A Plot Twist?

Welcome to Scene Stealers, our series of writing prompts designed to flex your creative muscles. We’re thrilled that so many of you are participating in our writing prompt series. (Read the other Scene Stealers here and add one of your own.) How it works We set the scene You steal it, make it your own, and Share your creation in […]

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It’s been 2 Years Since I’ve Seen A Blog Training Program This Good

It has been almost two years since I’ve found training for bloggers that I’ve considered good enough to promote as an affiliate. I’m very fussy with who and what I promote (because there is so much hype and dubious practice in this space) but today have a recommendation for an authentic and valuable program that […]

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7 Powerful Tips for a Winning Twitter Sales Strategy

This is a guest contribution from freelance writer Jawad Khan. More than 73% US companies use Twitter to connect with their target audience, get direct feedback from their customers and keep an eye on their competitors. You might be one of them. But are you getting any real value from the time you spend on […]

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The Runner’s Guide to Better Writing

Admit it. You want to become the kind of writer who has the energy to turn up every day in front of the blank page and create. You’re looking for a way to focus on your current writing project without getting distracted. And you’d like to finish what you’re working on. If only there were […]

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Why Web Push is the Next Big Thing for Bloggers

This is a guest contribution from Tim Varner of GoRoost.com. Raise your hand if you’re a blogger who’d like to turn your one-time visitors into repeat visitors — and eventually, engaged community members. If you’re not raising your hand, I’m sorry — but we can’t help you. Go watch a cat video or something. If […]

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7 Ways for Bloggers to Be More Productive

This is a guest contribution from Charles Crawford. If your business is blogging, productivity is essential. The only way for you to get the results you want is to put out consistent high quality content. While this is often easy in the beginning when the blog is new and exciting, as time goes on this […]

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How to Create the Habit of Writing

“Habits are first cobwebs, then cables.” – Spanish proverb Note from the Editor-in-ChiefThis is a beautiful post by Leo Babauta. It was one of the first posts he wrote for WritetoDone. We’ve republished it because it carries an important message for all writers.  This, friends, is the linchpin: if you can create the habit of […]

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Why Your Blog Isn’t Growing and How to Make It A Success

This is a guest contribution from Gary Dek from StartABlog123.com. If your blog is dependent on Google search engine rankings like most websites, you should know that one record month of traffic can easily be followed by a record low. Growing your blog’s traffic and revenue requires leveraging traffic and design strategies to build and retain […]

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