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52 Things to Blog About

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Getting started is one of the most challenging things about blogging. If you ever get stumped on what to write about, here are 52 ideas to help get the creative juices flowing. 1. Take a photo. Share a picture instead of words! 2. Share a relevant YouTube video. Perhaps even analyze it a bit in […]

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Don’t Take On Too Much When Starting Your Social Media

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I love this post from the “Dumb Little Man” blog on Seven Great Ways to Make Your Good Intentions Last by Ali Luke. I think we all start out with good intentions to get on Facebook, start blogging, start Twittering, and Pinterest, and every other social media site out there.  We might even have a strategy and […]

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Triberr: What Is It and Why Use It?

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Triberr is a “Reach Multiplier” that creates communities of like-minded individuals who support each other by sharing eachother’s blogposts with their audiences.  This allows your content to potentially reach a larger audience than you might be able to do on your own.  Each Tribe is headed by a Chief who is able to moderate who […]

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When Should I Post on Facebook?

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A question that’s trending right now is how frequently should small businesses post on Facebook. Something that might be helpful for you to do when considering this question is to put yourself in the shoes of someone who has never heard of your business before.  If you were to land on a business’ Facebook page […]

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Free Writing Your Way to Blogging

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If you’re new to writing or haven’t written since school, blogging may seem like a daunting task. A common fear is not knowing what to write about. Try creative free writing. Schedule a part of your day or week to either handwrite or type anything and everything that comes to mind. It may be personal, […]

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Your Social Media Editorial Calendar and Blogging

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How do you fit blogging into your social media & internet marketing calendar? There are two aspects of blogging to calendar. Watch the video below to find out what they are.

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Getting Started with Video Blogging

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I’m kicking off my personal video blogging challenge today! I am recording a video blog every day until the end of the year. In my first video, I share my tips on types of video equipment you can use & what to say in your video blogs.  

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The Mothership of Your Social Media Strategy: Your Blog

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You might not have thought of blogs as “social media” but they’ve allowed web sites to be truly interactive. Blogs — short for web logs — have been around a long time. They used to be micro-sites but today they are usually part of a regular website or a web site is created with blogging […]

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3 More Lessons From the Ultimate Blog Challenge

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By Shivie Cook In my previous post I shared four lessons from my July blog challenge. Here are three more things I learned by undertaking this challenge of blogging daily for a month:   Blog Beautification and Functionality: Understand that when I started the challenge I had a Tumblr (and still do until our new […]

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4 Things I Learned From the Ultimate Blog Challenge

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By Shivie Cook In my previous post I shared that I undertook a blog challenge to post daily for the month of July. Today I would like to share the 7 things I learned by undertaking this challenge: “Blogiquette:” ok, I made that word up but who knew there was an etiquette to blogging. Really […]

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