Writing blog posts can be big fun. For some of you, blogging can be quite a challenge as well. What should you write about? What to do if you’re out of inspiration? How do you get engagement on your blog posts? And how do you market and monetize your blog? This ultimate guide covers all […]
There’s something about June … maybe that it’s the sixth month, so you have that reminder that the year is half over. Or maybe it’s the June sunshine (at least in my hemisphere) that makes you want to be ultra productive so you can sneak out for a before-dinner walk. In any event, I’m feeling
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We’ve said it in 2009, and we’ll say it again: it keeps amazing us that there are still people using just a robots.txt files to prevent indexing of their site in Google or Bing. As a result their site shows up in the search engines anyway. You know why it keeps amazing us? Because robots.txt […]
Actually every week is “We love the writer” week on Copyblogger. But this one is special, because we’re about to open up the Certified Content Marketer program to a new group of students. This is a program that turns talented writers into well-paid talented writers. The key pieces are a content marketing strategy course (Brian
“Above the fold” is a term originating from newspaper and tabloid design. It refers to the upper half of the paper that shows the most important news and photos of the newspaper. In web design “above the fold” means the part that you can see without scrolling down the page. Guidelines often state that your most […]
Custom Dimensions is a very powerful ‘tool’ within Google Analytics which will give you a lot of extra tracking power. However, the fact that it’s powerful also means that it can be hard to understand or know what you can do with it exactly. What are custom dimensions and how you can use and find them […]
We’ve been saying it for years — writers run the web. The internet depends on a wealth of content that’s worth reading, watching, and listening to. And writers are the ones who put those words together. Who create and shape ideas, who teach us, who move us to action … while making all of it
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It can be really hard to come up with a topic for a blog post. When you finally found the perfect subject, you probably want to start writing immediately. But to write that perfect blog post, you should take some time to prepare it properly. Today, I’ll give some tips on how to begin your writing […]
The struggle when I started my freelance writing service business looked like this: I was fascinated with crafting words that accurately conveyed a message. I hadn’t extensively studied journalism or entertainment writing because those weren’t career paths I wanted to pursue. I knew that offering basic content writing services for businesses — filling up pages
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“What is copy?” My wife asked me this a few days ago. I had been going on and on at dinner, hands gesturing, spittle flying, talking about something work-related. She waited patiently until I was finished to ask. Her question jarred me. It had been a while since I’d thought about what “copy” is. And