Saturday, May 26th, 2012
Business blogging is difficult no matter the industry or the size of the business. But blogging is no doubt more difficult when you don’t have a large budget for it and don’t have a staff to manage it. Despite that challenge, there are many small businesses that blog well.
If your goal is to increase website visitors and find new customers for your business with a blog, here are three small business blogs to mimic. (more…)
Thursday, August 20th, 2009
When some people hear the word “blog,” they cringe a little. They might even roll their eyes and pick up their newspapers snapping the pages loudly so as not to hear you. Here are just a few things those blog naysayers might be caught repeating.
Thursday, July 30th, 2009
In March, the New York Times published an article about celebrities and politicians who ask staff or hire writers to manage their Twitter accounts. The article mentioned that Britney Spears, 50 Cent, and even Alltop.com chief executive Guy Kawasaki rely on hired Twitterers.
The reality is that ghost Tweeting is not new. From the start of Twitter, busy professionals have relied on others to update their streams with novel and inspiring ideas and links.
Yes, Twitter is about building relationships, learning, and entertainment, but let’s be honest here, it’s about marketing too. Where there is marketing there is a copywriter, right?
Friday, July 3rd, 2009
It’s true that your blog is an avenue for bringing search traffic and hopefully new customers to your Web site. It’s also true that your blog posts should be compelling in order to keep your readers coming back and to drive your readers to action.
But how good of a following will you and your business build if all of your posts are impersonal, repetitive, and only try to sell something?
Wednesday, June 24th, 2009
Coming up with unique blog post ideas is easy some days and almost impossible on other days. Even as a professional writer I struggle to come up with blog post ideas for my own blogs sometimes.
On days when I can’t seem to find anything to write about, there are a few things I do to spark the creative engines.
Monday, June 8th, 2009
What is a blog?
I hear this question a lot. People of all ages and professional backgrounds are still wondering what a blog is all about.
Since we offer a blog writing service, I thought I’d give you a brief run down on blogs and blog posts.