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Seventeen professional bloggers share their tips for coming up with blog content. This 29-page book WILL make business blogging easier.
Get the guide here -> Sharp Blog Content Ideas
Some pro bloggers make you pay close to $100 for a list of generic blog post ideas, but No. 2 Pen will give you daily blog post ideas for no cost at all.
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No. 2 Pen and Studio Schmo have partnered together to “prevent haphazard web content and design.” You can take the pledge to make the web a better place by posting this piece of FREE content to your website.
A structured template that shows you all of the content any given web page needs. Plus you’ll get a few tips on how to write it well. No. 2 Pen uses this template and now so can you.
Download the Word Document here -> Website Content Writing Template
Explanation of Twitter terms, a list of tools that make Twitter easier to manage, and tips specific for businesses that want to get started on Twitter.
Download the PDF here -> Twitter Tips for Businesses
A comprehensive (and free) list of search engine optimization (SEO) guidelines you should consider when writing website content.
Download the PDF here -> SEO Web Content Writing Guidelines
A tagline (or slogan) explains what your business does in a succinct, catchy way. Create a tagline to differentiate yourself from the competition and to leave a lasting impression on your customers.
Download the PDF here -> Tips for Tagline Creation
Every business that wants to use social media as part of their marketing plans must create a strategy first. This Guide to Social Media Planning will walk you through the process as well as give you tips on how to effectively use social media.
Download the PDF here -> Guide to Social Media Planning
Professional copy editors and proofreaders use a style sheet to keep track of spellings, numbers, and style choices incorporated into a large piece of writing. Style sheets ensure that both the author and copy editor/proofreader follow the same guidelines from start to finish.
To see an example of how a style sheet is used, download this Microsoft Word document. This same style sheet example can be used as your own copyediting template -> Style Sheet Example for Copyediting
As an alternative, download this copyediting style sheet template in PDF format -> Style Sheet Template for Copy Editing
With this simple editing checklist you will write copy that is professional, error free, and captivating.
Download the PDF here -> Editing and Proofreading Checklist
When writing your website content make sure to include the right words in the right places so your visitors know what to do next. This free checklist is especially helpful for small businesses looking to develop web content on their own.
Download the PDF here -> Website Content Checklist
An outline is a critical component to a well-written e-book. With this free e-book outline template you’ll cover all the bases and organize your ideas in an effective way.
Download the Microsoft Word document here -> Free E-book Outline Template
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