When social shares decline and content saturation sets in, you need to forget the once dependable blogging blarney.
At this point the luck of the Irish won’t help your blog. (Although my colleague RazorSocial’s Ian Cleary may tell you differently.)
Rather adjust your blogging approach to focus on building an engaged community where the depth of your relationship with your readers matters most.
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If you’re like most content creators, bloggers and writers, at some point you’ve stared at the blank screen cursing the flashing cursor because you have no content inspiration.
I wish that I had a magic Harry Potter type spell that would instantaneously transform your creativity into tangible format. Continue reading
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As fire hoses of targeted industry information, conferences provide bloggers with a variety of possible conference blog post content.
For the astute blogger, the key to conference blog post content success is planning your articles in advance to maximize the focused interest in your topic.
Heidi Cohen Interviews Jess Ostroff
New book – Panic Proof: How the Right Virtual Assistant Can Save Your Sanity and Grow Your Business
Q: What’s your best piece of advice for readers looking to improve their marketing?
A: My biggest piece of advice for readers is to identify what you’re uniquely qualified to do and what you love to you. Then, relegate, automate, or delegate the rest. This will allow you to focus on big, important projects, come up with great new creative ideas, and be the best manager, boss, teammate, and colleague you can possibly be for all the other people you work with.
This takes some time and some soul-searching, but it’s possible for everyone to get to a point where they are doing what they love or what they are great at at least 80% of the time.