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5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Blog Writer

June 5, 2017

Do you have a blog for your business? High five if you do, but here’s another question – are you making a point of blogging relevant content on a schedule? That’s the thing about blogging. It’s one of those long-game things that can take time to pay off. But pay off it will, in the…

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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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How Important is a Blog to a Small Business?

May 22, 2017

Apparently, there’s some debate out there as to the true value and relevance of a business blog in this crazy social media marketing world. That’s a waste of breath. No amount of social media marketing can do what a really great blog does. If you’re really wondering how important a blog is to a small business, let’s…

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Breaking the Blogging Rules

August 14, 2015

The thing about blogging for other people is this: blogging for myself gets pushed to the back burner. I’ve written about the importance of consistency when it comes to blogging, yet here I am, completely ignoring my own (solid) advice. I have many excuses. That’s all beside the point of this post, which is actually…

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How to Rock a Blogging Schedule

March 9, 2015

I wrote about the importance of consistent blogging for your business last week, and this post goes hand in hand. Once you’re sold on the value of blogging consistently, a blogging schedule is suddenly your best friend. So tell me, what kind of blogging schedule do you have? Ha, trick question. If you’re new to…

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How Important is Consistency in Blogging?

February 2, 2015

If the goal with your business blog is to boost organic rank, develop a readership and cultivate a one-to-many relationship, then consistent blogging matters. A lot. And for several reasons, which I’m happy to share here. But there’s something that matters even more. Lay it on me First, the cold, hard facts: There is a…

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Small Business Blogging – Proof that it Works!

January 18, 2015

Small business blogging is catching on. Historically, I was the one approaching small businesses to explain why they needed a blog (and then backing up to explain “blogging“) and how I can bring measurable value to a small business with said blog and killer content. But times, they are a-changing. Now I’m the one being…

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Cardinal Rules of Business Blogging

December 30, 2014

Here’s the truth, people. There are two hard and fast rules to blogging, and I’m breaking them big time. If your goal is to boost your organic ranking, blogging is a great way to do it. But – and this is a big ol’ but – you have to follow two cardinal rules. Cardinal Rule…

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Three Secrets to Awesome Blogging for your Business

November 14, 2014

I’ve written before about the benefits of business blogging – wildly effective, inexpensive and easy – and now I’m going to let you in on a few secrets. Here are three secrets to awesome blogging for your business. 1. Awesome Blog Post Framework Every blog post needs the following: A catchy title with the post’s…

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Brainstorming Blog Post Topics – A Primer

October 26, 2014

Business blogging is an effective way to share valuable information with your target market and establish a relationship that moves them further down that sales funnel. Sticking to a consistent blogging schedule is wise, but it begs the question: How the heck do I come up with content?  It’s easier than you think to brainstorm…

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