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Get 100s of blog topics with one word and one click

For anyone tasked with the care and feeding of a blog, the single biggest problem in the long run is brainstorming worthy topics. Further, in the perfect world, the topics you cover in your blog would coincide with the topics people are investigating on the Internet. When those two areas overlap, you increase your ability […]

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New study blasts common SEO beliefs out of the water

How do you answer these questions: Are you packing your blogs with keywords or painstakingly trying to get your percentage of keywords exactly right? Are you trying to make sure that the first sentence of your articles contains your keyword? Are you plugging your keyword into your headlines? If you answer “yes” to one or […]

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How to tweak people for fun and profit

Do you know what’s really popular? Unpopular opinions. There was a trending hashtag on Twitter the other day that reminded me of one of the best strategies to improve readership on your blog. The hashtag was #confessyourunpopularopinions. Saying something that goes against conventional wisdom or is contrary to the majority of public opinion always attracts […]

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Even more strategies to find business blog ideas

I’ve written and published a lot of advice on how to find business blog ideas to engage and grow you customer and prospect. I come back to this topic occasionally because it’s important and causes a lot of frustration among those responsible for digital marketing and content creation. When we can pursue a fresh, new […]

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My SEO secret: Evergreen lists

A blog is the utility player in a successful website. Here are just a few of the major roles a good blog plays: It boosts search engine optimization. It builds relationships with customers and prospects. It pairs nicely with your social media marketing program. It establishes your authority. Those are some of the benefits of […]

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10 sure-winner blog post ideas

Question: What’s the best strategy when you have writer’s block and just can’t think of blog topics to write on or create a video about? Answer: Read an article like 10 sure-winner blog post ideas. And this hopefully clever introduction brings us to our first idea: Questions and Answers. The Q&A format, if you do […]

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5 big blogging blunders

Why is your blog not attracting the interest that you feel it should? Chances are that you’re making mistakes, and there are a lot huge ones that you can make, not even including bad grammar. Let’s start with the five biggest blogging mistakes you can make at the start of your articles, and then we’ll end […]

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4 little-known strategies for creating powerful marketing blog topics

Coming up with marketing blog topics – ideas for your blog to market your business – week in and week out is difficult, to say the least. Quick tip: Have Evernote or a similar app always nearby so when that killer blog topic idea strikes you from out of the blue, you can immediately capture […]

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Blogging: A tip to keep you from asking questionable questions and looking like an dummy

By Ray Manley I’ve been seeing a lot of sentences like this lately: Pronouns and adverbs like who, what, when, where, and how are often the first words in an interrogative (question); we all know that instinctively. However, just because the first word in a sentence is one of these words, the sentence isn’t automatically […]

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7 strategies for publishing a successful small business blog

I’ve featured small business blog advice on several topics over the years, such as: How to find topics to write on, Why a small business blog is important. How to best design your blog, and How to build your blog using WordPress. Today, I want to look at your small business blog content from a […]

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