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3 Tips for Rocking that Business Blog

August 24, 2017

I met with a new client today – oh yeah! – and he admitted that while he was completely on board with a responsive new website, he didn’t really understand the value of this whole blog thing. Well! I quickly brought him up to speed on the many, many benefits of a really great business…

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Start Your Own Business Blog in 5 Easy Steps

August 15, 2017

You keep reading about the benefits of business blogs, and you’re ready to pull the trigger on one of your own. Awesome! So where do you begin? Let’s dive right in. Assuming you already have a website (no site yet? Quick, fill this out!), here’s how to start your own business blog in five easy…

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Social Media vs. Search Engine Marketing – The Showdown

July 31, 2017

I met with a new potential client recently, and her main concern related to social media. First things first – she needed Facebook and Instagram and what was that other one? Pinterest, and was it ChatSnap? Something like that. Whatever you call it, she needed it, because all businesses need to be on social media,…

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What the Heck is a Content Writer?

July 26, 2017

Content writing is a great catch-all term when someone asks me what I do, but sometimes I’m met with blank stares and I have to elaborate: “I write content for online companies and other small businesses – website copy, blog posts, that kind of stuff.” The truth is, content writing isn’t limited to articles and…

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The Content Marketplace is the Worst Place to Find a Writer

June 12, 2017

My brother sent me a text last week asking if I’d heard of Elance and whether I’d ever sign up as a writer there. I have absolutely heard of Elance, and Guru, and Scripted, and Freelanced, and Upwork, and many of the other content marketplace websites out there. But here’s why I avoid them like…

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What Happens When You Hire a Freelance Writer for Your Small Biz

May 30, 2017

You’re drowning in marketing to-dos and articles you’ve tagged about the value of business blogging, and you’re ready to rope in someone to deal with all of that. Awesome! Bringing a writer on board is a smart move – it’s something every small business could really use – but what happens when you finally pull…

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The Thing About Blogging and SEO

May 23, 2017

SEO, or search engine optimization, is a tricky little devil because the target is always moving. Google doesn’t help with its algorithm shake-ups, but good news. If you’ve been blogging for your business – and I hope you have been – then you’re doing so much more than just connecting with your target market. Here’s…

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Why Hire a Writer for your Small Biz? This is Why.

May 10, 2017

When you’re a small business owner, and especially in the early days, you wear many hats. You’re kind of a one-man show, handling this and that and everything, really. But be honest with yourself – you may know your business, but are you an expert at expressing your knowledge in a way that maximizes your…

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Hello, Healthline (And Other New Work)

December 31, 2015

Over at Healthine.com, I’m writing a mixed bag of medical/lifestyle parenting and pregnancy articles – medically reviewed as necessary and all! There are citations and references to note and a stringent style guide to follow. It’s something new for me, and I’m really enjoying learning all this interesting new stuff (like the pros and cons…

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