Social Media Tips

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When you’ve created a great piece of content, you want to get it in front of as many eyeballs as you can. There are countless ways to create exposure online and creating a systematic approach is often the best way to ensure you don’t miss out on anything. Take some time to map out all […]

Create Some Excitement For Your Blog

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Looking to jazz up your Blog and create some excitement?  Here are some ideas to get you going.  Feel free to comment and share your ideas! Interview an expert: Everyone loves to hear from industry leaders and experts.  Interview one and post it on your Blog (an audio or video plus a transcript is always […]

How To Get Great Blogging Ideas From Social Media

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“The best way to be heard is to whisper.” I’m not sure who said that, but I’ve always liked that thought. Today, I’m going to whisper a golden secret into your ear. I want to make sure you hear me, because it’s a good one! Today’s secret is about how to get great blogging ideas […]

Business Blogging Tips: The Why and The How

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Businesses, whether small or large, local or enterprise, are constantly being told that blogging will help their search engine rankings, but many are left wondering how to actually implement a blogging strategy. While a few get the hang of it quickly, a large number either never blog at all, or they give up after a […]

WordPress – The Site, Blogging, Developing, Designing CMS Platform

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WordPress – it’s a content management system, a blogging platform and “that place you put your blog on”. It’s often thought of in relation to blogs, but have you ever thought of it as a “place to put your site on”? Thousands have, and many of them are big brands. WordPress is a flexible, viable […]

12 Steps to Creating a Business Blog

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We’re buried in the Internet day in and day out. Being surrounded by the very things we talk about, it’s hard to remember sometimes that some people don’t have so much as the basics. Today, we’re going to walk you through one of the foundations of traffic building – a company blog. From the concept to the reality, here’s a step-by-step process to creating a company blog for traffic generation.

Don’t Let Your Brand Suffer from Bad Blogging Skills

For many companies, blogs are either a major point of interest or they get little to no attention. So what happens if your company’s blog is, in fact, potentially damaging your company’s brand? Do you pull it entirely? Do you rework it in order to improve the company brand? Or do you just leave things the way they are and deal with it later?

Pinging Your Blog – Should You? Shouldn’t You? What’s the Big Deal?

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One of our favorite past clients, and one of our most loyal supporters, recently asked about pinging blogs: “Do you find it beneficial to ping your blog? I have done it. I usually use pingoat, pingfarm and pingomatic. I didn’t see anything in your blog about it. Any thoughts?” Thanks for the question, Carla. We do have some thoughts, as a matter of fact – lots!

Beautiful Blogging: 5 Ways to Sharpen Your Writing Skills

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Blog writing – it’s one of the hardest, easiest, most frustrating, most relaxing, creative, unoriginal thing you can do… ish. On the good days, you get an idea and golden words just flow from thought to fingers to keyboard to publish. On the bad days, every word you put down is an exercise in pulling teeth.

Company Blogging Do’s and Don’ts

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Your web presence is up and running smoothly, the visitors are swarming, and even buying your products or services. The next step is to start a related blog. Your blog might be a place for your customers to ask questions, to talk to other customers, or to find more detailed information about your company, services and products. Whatever the purpose and intended goal for your blog, there are a few generally accepted rules, which apply to all company or business blogs, that will keep visitors coming back.