This week’s theme focused on blocking and tackling, the fundamentals of running an excellent blog supported business. Read every article, you’ll learn a few tactics that are not crowd-approved but guaranteed to haul in readers who’ll love and support your work.
Here you go.
I hate winging it or writing “on the fly”. It takes too much time and delivers inconsistent results. I prefer to have a plan (editorial calendar), a purpose (solving reader problems), and excellent research before I write a word. This post will help you with the research part.
I have to admit that I’m falling in love with LinkedIn like a lovestruck 16 year old. This post outlines a good approach for turning your LinkedIn account into a listening post.
I believe that your blog is a business. It may not earn a profit. But it does have deliver a product , your posts, and has customers, your readers. Read this post to discover an insightful way to run your business with the potent effectiveness of a Marine. Semper fi.
Ever heard of “Lean Content?” Here’s a description from Lean Content’s champion Stephanie Hay, “Testing for messages that make users click before writing a ton of content”. This makes so much sense it hurts. This concise practical post will blow your crocks off.
Running against the herd is often the best strategy for discovering new insights. Kristi Hines decided to stop accepting guest posts. She went back to publishing her own fantastic posts and watched the results. They were surprising and instructive. A great read.
Day 17 of the 30 Day / 30 Blog Challenge
You can join and start your 30 Day / 30 Blog Post journey at any time – just count out 30 days, note the final day on your calendar and start writing!