3 Keys to a Successful Blog That Wins Readers

When it comes to blogging, perhaps nothing is more important than writing about ‘best practices.’

“No matter what industry you are in, writing tips and giving advice from your personal experiences will carry more weight than writing about yourself,” says Colin Matthes, content marketing specialist for SpinGo.com. “Nobody wants to read about you, they want to read things that they can learn from.”

10 Features of Content That Goes Viral

  This is an original guest post by Isabel Wiliams of BizDb.  Content doesn’t go viral by pure chance. In fact, there’s a real science behind the incredible success of certain posts or videos – or so says  Jonah Berger, a marketing professor from the Wharton School of Business, who has spent years examining the phenomenon of content virality. “If you understand the underlying science of human behavior, you can predict…

Sometimes, it’s hard to come up with an idea for rich and shareable content. With so much of it being generated every day on the web, it’s not easy to offer something engaging and original. Fortunately, there are some smart ways in which you can help yourself in creating great content and ensuring that it’s completely unique. Here are four key tips for finding content ideas whenever you lack inspiration.…

  We all have habits and daily routines, but we don’t always stop to think about their influence on our work, productivity, and, life in general. Still, when you think about famous authors over the years, it’s hard to miss the fact that all of them had (or still have) a daily routine that helped them come up with ideas and increased their overall writing productivity. For example, Mark Twain couldn’t write…

6 Resources to Get Rid of Writer’s Block

Lately, writing has been feeling more like a chore than a creative process. And this week has been one where I’m more interested in reading about writing better than actually writing. As a result, I’ve been in the mood to visit my favorite resources for inspiration. This is the best remedy I know when I feel like I’m about to get a really bad case of writer’s block. Here’s a…

How to Write Quality Content Faster

We’ve probably all heard it before: practice makes perfect. The only way to improve a skill is to keep doing it, and you’ll get better over time. Sounds fairly straight-forward, right? Not always. Writing is a skill that often requires more than just practice in order to become more efficient, and I find that every time I write is a new, unique challenge. Even with the right process, I’ve found…