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A Social Media Survival Guide for Small Business

A social media guide for small business

“I can only conclude that people who don’t use social media are, at best, considered to be mavericks or, at worst, some kind of psychopath.” Steve Blakeman “I’m not a very social media person” my new client admitted to me. “I mean, I know I should be…I’m just not.” I get it. If you were born…

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9 expert bloggers reveal their best strategies

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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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How to Write an Amazing Roundup Post

How to write an amazing roundup post

Have you ever seen a roundup post? If you haven’t, they are essentially “roundups” of great content in a particular industry. For example, “10 Brilliant Blogging ‘How-To’ Posts You MUST Read” would be a roundup of, well, 10 blogging how-to posts that other people have written. Why would you want to write a roundup post?…

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Five quick and dirty steps to writing a top headline

Write a top headline: 5 quick and dirty steps

I am going to do something not possible: write a blog about writing the perfect headline in less than 1,000 words. You see, like writing a book, painting a picture and redecorating your bathroom – there is no one way of doing it. And hundreds of blog posts have already covered this topic – all…

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