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Why Blogging is a Race against Time

Evolve, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Writing

No matter what business you are in, trends are what everyone talks about. This is especially true when it comes to the world of blogging. Fashionistas blog about the newest A-line dress. The techies write about innovative gadgets. Even marketers discuss the latest trends in branding and social media campaigns. Many bloggers feel like they […]

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6 Bad Habits of Terrible Writers

Writing

Writing takes time and effort. In fact, it takes a lot of time and effort. For some though, their writing bears little fruit and they are left wondering what their content is missing. The problem often lies in the fact that these writers have developed poor habits over the years. From not editing properly to […]

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Content Marketing Myths Debunked

Content Marketing, Marketing, Strategize, Web Development, Writing

How much do you really know about content marketing? While many marketers believe they are experts in the field, many find that the facts they believe to be true are far from accurate. With the influence of this tool becoming increasingly essential to a brand’s overall success, it is critical that those in charge know […]

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The DOs and DON’Ts of Smart Link Building

Brand Strategy, Content Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Development, Writing

Most SEO experts would tell you that link building is an important aspect of any effective online marketing strategy. What they might not always share though is that can also be a dangerous one. One bad move and you can see your ranking efforts go down the tubes. While the usefulness of link building has […]

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Who’s Your Audience? Three Questions to Define Your Targets

Brand Strategy, Business Planning, Creative Development, Market Research, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Development, Writing

Defining who your audience is can be a critical first step in creating a marketing strategy that is not only effective but which can also serve both your short term and long term needs. Many businesses find it difficult to clearly identify who their audience is. When tackling the task of defining your target audience, […]

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Is Blogging Full-time Worth It? Why Some Bloggers are Going Back to their Day Jobs

Implement, Web Development, Writing

The rising popularity of blogging as a legitimate full-time job has given people a real opportunity to live the American Dream – working for yourself… at home…. in your pajamas. In reality, blogging is much more than that. There are strict deadlines to meet, a long-list of day-to-day tasks to complete and a large audience […]

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Mastering the Art of Copy Editing

Implement, Writing

While what we put into our posts, articles, ebooks, and newsletters is important so is the way in which we present to the readers. Unfortunately what we have floating in our heads may not translate as well onto paper and your first draft should never be your last. Readers not only have a desire to […]

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4 Periscope Tips from the Pros

Evolve, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Writing

In the world of live broadcasting, Periscope is quickly becoming the leading “go-to” app taking the technology world by storm. Under the Twitter umbrella, this platform is an easy and simple way to stream live video straight from your phone. It is a favorite for bloggers and other online personalities looking to connect with their […]

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3 Ways to Write through a Creative Rut

Implement, Writing

We have all been there before – the dreaded creative rut. It’s that dark time when your mind seems to be a jumble of incomprehensible phrases and the right words are nowhere near the tip of your tongue. What typically takes you 30 minutes to write is now taking hours and is still a shamble […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Writing That Article

Approach, Creative Development, Writing

If you are in stuck in a content rut, it may not be for the reason you think. Most writers blame a lack of skill and focus on the actual practice of penning their content. While this may in fact be true, another factor to consider is the manner in which you approach the task […]

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