Category Archives for "Blogging"

24 Reasons You Should Start a Blog

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We’ve clearly established that blogging is NOT dead.  Starting and maintaining a blog is a great marketing tool! 

Blogs educate your ideal target audience in order to build a community, become an authority, get visibility, and gain trust.  

In preparation for my Better Blogging Series in my Facebook group, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite reasons from around the Internet on why everyone should start a blog.

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Is Blogging Dead?

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Blogging is NOT dead.

In fact, it’s very much an almost irreplaceable strategy for your website to build authority and SEO juice, for your brand to establish relevance and trust, to help make your offerings more visible, and to help you keep that creative energy flowing.

Read more: learn how to build authority with SEO

In the Facebook group this week, I am launching a 5-Day Better Blogging and Better Vlogging Series to help webpreneurs better use a blog or a vlog as a marketing strategy.

In preparation, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite reasons from around the Internet on why everyone should start a blog.

Watch this video now as I explain why blogging is NOT dead.

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9 Online Growth Hacking Techniques

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It’s a new year and there is a lot of ways to help plan for the year ahead so that you have a successful business strategy.  It’s critical to plan your strategy out ahead of time so that you have a smoother work-flow and process, as well as make sure you’re ahead of the game.  You can get some more business planning tips from this post. 

Remember, the online world is going by so fast as it is, you need to know when, how, and WHY you are doing something.  It is easy to be caught up in content creating and focus less on planning it out, but having a plan can be as simple as a Google calendar and will help alleviate so much stress.

Download our 12-month editorial calendar complete with holidays and observances you should take advantage of in your social media strategy.

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55+ Webpreneur Tips to Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet

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2018 is right around the corner and we’ve compiled this nice huge list of AWESOME resources that you can use to start implementing now before 2018 hits.  The more you plan your 2018 now (I recommend breaking it into four quarters in terms of your larger goals), the better your strategy will flow once it’s time to hit the ground running.

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My Favorite WordPress Plugins

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The reason WordPress is such a big deal is that it is an open-source platform.  This means that it’s collaborative by the entire community; anyone can come in and create something for the rest of the WordPress community to use.  This has its own considerations in terms of security and upkeep. 

We’ve compiled a short list of 4 of our favorite plugins for you to consider for your WordPress website.

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3 Reasons Squarespace Is For You & 3 Reasons It Isn’t

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I love Squarespace.  I work a lot with other website builders, but Squarespace is my favorite.  It’s a happy medium between the others providing a closed-source, high-quality system for DIY website builders. 

But, that doesn’t mean only smaller scale businesses use Squarespace.  While WordPress might be the main name out there, companies like Pixar Animation Studios, Fast Company, Lyft and Sophia Amoruso’s #GirlBoss all use Squarespace.

Let’s dive into the reasons Squarespace IS for you:

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The Best Way to Build Your Stock Library

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Stock photos are an important aspect of your visual brand and not everybody is a professional photographer. Even if you are, chances are you don’t have the opportunities these stock photographers have for taking pictures of the exact items you need to have visuals for on your website, across social media, and on physical marketing materials.  Here is my recommendation for how to nail down some pretty awesome stock photos, vectors, illustrations, and more to build your library.

To avoid legal repercussions, what you want in a stock graphic is either one of the following terms: royalty-free or commercial-use.  All of the options listed are for royalty-free and commercial-use downloads.

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How to Create a Winning LinkedIn Headline

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Turning Your Boring Headline Into One that Converts

By default, LinkedIn makes a user’s headline the following: Current Position at Current Employer.  Some might not even know they can change that.  But you can and you should!  This will dramatically change your view and conversion rates.

If you read our SEO series on Google search algorithms, then learning LinkedIn has their own search algorithm shouldn’t be a hard task to master.  This means, know your keywords.  We’ve included a downloadable social media keyword planner to help you with this.

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5 Badass Creative Women to Follow in 2017

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Ready to be inspired?  Here are some pretty awesome and inspiring women to help all you fellow creatives, entrepreneurs, and freelancers out there.  These are women we personally re-tweet just because we believe in them ourselves.

Nesha Woolery

at neshawoolery.com

Posts you should read:

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