Posts Tagged ‘blogging’

How to stand out in email marketing

Where’s my audience?

You’re posting great content regularly, you’re enthusiastically promoting your site on all the top social channels, while diligently reading and following all the How to Blog Like a Rock Star articles and checklists you can find and yet…. your emails have low open rates, even lower click-through rates. Your list ought to be growing –…

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How to use an editorial calendar for email marketing

Stressing over what to write next? There’s a solution for that.

It’s 9 o’clock the night before your readers are expecting your latest post to arrive in their inboxes, promptly at 9 AM tomorrow, and you find yourself staring at a blank screen. The blinking cursor is a reminder words are waiting, seemingly impatiently, to fill the screen in front of you, and you’re drawing a…

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How to Exclude Posts RSS to Email

You Don’t Always Have to Email Each Post

Using Exclude Tags  to Refrain from Sending Posts We understand there are times you would like to post an item to your website without having it sent to your mailing list. Exclude tags are a simple way to do this in FeedBlitz. Have you missed a tip or two? Catch up on all of our…

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Do I Need An Email Newsletter

If You Have a Blog, Do You Really Need an Email Newsletter?

By Bob Dunn Developing rich, useful online content is hard work. If you are a solopreneur or small business owner, often that task falls squarely on your shoulders. But, you say, I only have so much time. You may have decided you can manage a blog or a newsletter, but not both. Let’s look closer…

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Blogging Best Practices

Your Headline Sucks (and Four Other Reasons No One Reads Your Blog)

I know that headline you just read sounds a little ?á rude. Maybe even mean-spirited. But really, I don’t mean it that way. I want to help. See, I’ve been writing blogs for quite awhile??nearly seven years. And I’ve been reading blogs for even longer. Over time, I’ve developed an eye for some of the…

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Blogging Best Practices

The Best Practices of Blogging

By Stacey Hood Blogging today is no different than it was it experienced its first surge of popularity a few years ago. You must know your audience, write in a tight and concise manner, and pay attention to design, search engine optimization, and of course, choose the right voice of your brand. You want to…

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Blogger Community

Building Community with Other Bloggers

By Sarah Mock If you are a blogger like I am, you spend a large portion of your day in the glow of your computer screen. From time to time, I escape to my kitchen or craft table to create, photograph, and occasionally royally mess up a blog post. Sharing drinks and conversation with real…

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Content: Feed Your Blog First

Are you spending time week after week researching and compiling valuable content, then only using it for your newsletters? Stop doing that, and consider doing this. Publish that content in the form of a blog post. It will then be archived on your blog, the keywords used would help you to rise in Google rankings…

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Why Work for Free? Because it Works

I read a particularly irksome blog post recently, where the writer took umbrage with unpaid internships. Admittedly, that’s a big kettle of fish, with pros and cons, and differing opinions. But what really irked me was this concept that people shouldn’t work for free. Are you kidding me? What world do you live in –…

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