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Excuse me, but your blog is BORING!

boring blog

Let’s face it, you won’t watch a movie to the end, finish a book or read a magazine article if it’s boring. Your blog is no different. You might have the best tips, strategies, insights or even keys to the kingdom, but if you have a boring blog, people won’t read it. In this post,…

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Why social media scheduling tools might be a bad idea

social media scheduling tools bad idea

Let’s face it, you don’t have enough time to do everything you want or need to do. You don’t have enough time for all the clever marketing ideas you heard on the latest podcast. You don’t have time to keep your website perfectly updated. And you don’t have time for social media. So you turn…

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Tips and Encouragement for Bloggers who Doubt

tips and encouragement for bloggers who doubt

If you’ve been blogging for a few months and haven’t seen the new gigs, clients, sales, connections, or whatever else you’re looking for—it’s not time to quit. Real leaders know that instant success is impossible. It takes motivation, direction, smart work, and persistence. Blogging, social media promotion and tangible results are similar. Likewise, getting a…

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Twitter’s new rules are good news (if you’re using BlogWorks)

twitter's new rules

There’s something brewing in the world of Twitter you should know about. News spoiler: if you’re using BlogWorks, you have nothing to worry about. Twitter’s New Rules Twitter has updated their Terms Of Service (TOS). Their motivation is to stop people spamming their services. And we applaud that. “You may not post duplicative or substantially…

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36 Blog Topics your Readers will Love

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We’ve all been there. You need to get the next blog post out, but you’re flat out of blog topic ideas and feel like you’ve already written about everything you know. Not to worry. Sometimes it just takes a new angle on an old story to get that spark you need to get new content…

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How to hire an awesome writer for your blog

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You’ve got a blog – so far, so good. And you’ve written six posts, but now the inevitable time crunch is happening. A week goes by, and then another. No blog post. Two more weeks and despite your best intentions…still no blog post. We see it all the time: orphaned blogs. They still command a…

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Thinking of quitting blogging? Read this first.

I don’t know how many times I’ve thought about quitting blogging. How about you? On a scale from “not important” to “this puts money in my bank”, blogging seems to often falls left of centre. But, I keep writing and posting blogs. And in this post, I’m going to explain why you should as well.…

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9 expert bloggers reveal their best strategies

pro blogger

There is no end of advice online about becoming a successful blogger – some of it brilliant, some not so much. Some tips for blogging success even conflict with other advice. You should write short posts. You should write long posts. Try using more pictures. Add infographics. Short, punchy writing is the peach. Long-form writing…

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In Praise of Hard Work

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This post was originally published on www.hughculver.com It wasn’t long ago that factory work, coal mines, lumber and fishing employed more than half our workers. That was Hard Work. Nobody was sneaking a peek at Instagram updates, checking their Inbox, or trying to increase their Luminosity score. They came to work to do work. It…

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