Category: Blogging

The Secret to Successful Blogging

Every successful blogger knows that there is one secret factor that every successful blog shares. No blog can succeed without knowing this secret. So, What’s the big secret? Well, I’m going to share it with you now, so that you too will be “in on it”. The secret consists of only a single word. DISCIPLINE. Discipline, or more accurately, self-discipline,…

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Content Curation: 7 Steps to Success

What is content curation, and why should you care? What is curation: Content Curation is the act of discovering, gathering, and presenting digital content that surrounds specific subject matter. ~ EContent Magazine In the world of blogging, content curation is the artful use of other people’s content, to provide value to your readers, while simultaneously providing value to the originator…

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Jobseeking and Blogging

There is a lot to think about while we are looking for a job. Jobseeking is a tough job. It’s a world of resumes and rejection letters, of occasional interviews, and too much insecurity—and too many “helpful” people offering too much “useful” advice! For most people, social media seems to serve mostly as a time wasting distraction from the real…

Real estate is a great topic for a blog

Real Estate Blogging, for Agent’s Eyes Only

Very few independent professionals put more time, effort, and money into marketing than a real estate agent. And, nearly every agent enjoys considerable support for their marketing from the brokerage firm that employs them. Brokerage support usually includes some web presence, but is that presence really enough to support your own marketing efforts as an independent agent? Many real estate agencies…

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7 Reasons to use my Secret Marketing Trick

Click bait listicles might be annoying, they might be huge time wasters, they might even make us angry—sometimes at ourselves. But love them or hate them, they are a secret that is here to stay. The thing is, headlines using lists, or offering secrets revealed, take advantage of human nature. We can’t help noticing them, and we cannot help ourselves from being curious. The…

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Does my small business need a blog?

Every business needs a blog. And here’s why: Establish yourself as a knowledge leader. Blogging is the perfect platform for sharing knowledge and passion with the people will benefit from it. A blog is good for you, good for your customers, and good for business. Blogging is an affordable and cost effective marketing tool for businesses of every size and…

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You Should Care About Link Spam

What is Link Spam? Link spam is defined as links between pages that are present for reasons other than merit. Link spam takes advantage of link-based ranking algorithms, which gives websites higher rankings the more other highly ranked websites link to it. ~ Wikipedia Everyone wants their web pages to rank highly in search engines. An entire industry (SEO) has grown specifically around optimizing web pages to rank higher in…

What is Inbound Marketing? What is Content Marketing?

Inbound marketing. Content Marketing. Everybody’s doing it, right? But what exactly is it that they’re doing? These terms are everywhere we look now. But what do they mean? Are they the same thing? Inbound marketing and content marketing are not the same thing, even though the terms are often used interchangeably. Oddly enough though, even though they are not the…

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