I don’t know about you, but even when I was in school, July became a lazy month for me. I think it is because, in Georgia, July starts the count to the beginning of school again. Yes, we start August 1st, and yes it is hard to go that early! I still, to this day, […]
Takeaways: Apps can either accelerate the pace of your quality writing or slow you down with distractions. The best way to locate the apps you need is finding someone you can trust who has tried them out already. The list of the best apps for bloggers will help you easily find the ones you need to […]
Business blog editing is about much more than apostrophes or typos. By using these five blog editing elements, you will earn readers’ trust and respect, and keep them coming back.
Back in the late 90′s there were a few brands that saw the internet as an opportunity to create their own information and entertainment destination to better serve their customers and define and promote their brand. At the time I thought they were crazy and I was wrong since they were actually ahead of their time. […]
A recent article in Marketing Land shares some intriguing survey results. UMass Dartmouth (UMD) researchers recently collected data which shows how business blogging among the Fortune 500 has dropped 3% since last year. It’s the first decline in the number of blogs for this group of companies in 7 years. Perhaps even more interesting is […]
As bloggers, we’ve all come to that point in our journey – that metaphorical fork in the road – where we’ve had to stop and think about our next step. Is blogging merely a hobby to mentally satisfy or can it be a business that brings in the dough? Even if blogging isn’t your profession, […]
We all know an editorial calendar will keep our business blog on track, and focus our marketing on message but what sort of blog posts do we populate the editorial calendar with? In this post I’m going to share with you the most popular blog post formulas for small business owners to use in their blogging. Read […]
The Flow State Improves Your Writing Ability and Performance In this article you will learn the following about flow state: A definition and the significance it has in your blogging community. Examples of the flow state in action and how to make it happen. Specific steps to take in order to locate the flow state […]
Yes, I’m serious. Overnight! Ready to find out what the trick is? Read before bed. Especially when you’re becoming sleepy. Even better when you have a pressing blog to write. Before you write it off as half-baked advice, let me: Tell you a story. Share supporting evidence from Red Thread Thinking: Weaving Together Connections for Brilliant Ideas & Profitable Innovation […]
Before you hit publish on your blog post, there is one critical step before you click that button. That mission critical step is to review your work. If you are a one-man show (where you don’t have the luxury of having a team) then you’ll be going through the system of a self-edit process. It […]
Have you had “update my blog” on your to-do list for awhile now? Are you afraid it will be overwhelming or expensive? Or both? Here’s some good news: There are eight really simple things you can do to help you be a more efficient blogger and make your blog more effective at bringing in leads. […]
Whoever said coming up with blog content ideas is easy must be new to the job. Generating smashing hit subjects on a daily or weekly basis is a challenging proposition, and there’s no one right way to go about doing it. However, there are a few hidden secrets that we regularly employ here at Rocket […]
Many recognize the benefits of business blogging, yet with a haphazard approach aren’t seeing positive results. These tools will help.
If you were to randomly poll company owners about the need for good content to further their digital marketing efforts, you’d find the overwhelming majority would consider it critical. Regardless of your company’s size or industry, the ideal scenario for content creation is to get full buy-in and support from employees. At The Sales […]
You’re in a fight. You know that, right? No, you won’t be throwing punches and trying to knock someone out. But you are in a fight to capture the hearts and minds of readers. Every day, thousands of new posts are published to the blogosphere all competing for the attention of their readers. Being the […]
Letting grammar mistakes live in published works online is one way to delegitimize a brand. With a little practice and know-how, though, grammar mistakes are an easy fix. And trust us, they need to be fixed! Keeping these mistakes around is a quick way to sabotage your content marketing efforts. Let’s take a look at […]