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What is the Ideal Blog Post Length?

What is the Ideal Blog Post Length?

If, as part of your work in learning how to blog effectively, you read other blogs (I highly recommend this), you may be puzzled by the widely ranging lengths of different posts. Are you confused about the ideal blog post length? A lot of people ask me how many words...

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14 Get the Most out of Blogging

14 Get the Most out of Blogging

Is there value in blogging or it is old school? Is it really worth the time it takes? I'm Pat Iyer with Writing to Get Business. This podcast is carried by C Suite Radio Network, the largest business podcast platform in the world. A shout out to my listeners in 6...

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Why Blogging is Important for Business

"Why should I have a blog ? What business purpose would I get from a blog?" If you've asked yourself why blogging is important for business, here are my tips as a blogger for 13 years. Yes, I started blogging in 2009 and have written thousands of blog posts....

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Blogging and Relationship Marketing: Perfect Together

Blogging and Relationship Marketing: Perfect Together

If you are a beginning blogger, you may mainly be concerned with getting posts written. As you gain confidence, learn to think of blogging as a vehicle for relationship marketing. They go together. Blogging shows your expertise – you’re connecting with your readers...

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Meet Blogging Deadlines: 5 Step Process

Meet Blogging Deadlines: 5 Step Process

An actively updated blog does wonders for your search engine optimization. Recently I attended a conference of women entrepreneurs. Of the approximately 75 people present, about one third of them had blogs. Only two people in the room, including me, blogged once a...

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How to Use Statistics Effectively in Your Blog

How to Use Statistics Effectively in Your Blog

If you’re like me, you may have a temptation to shudder at the word, “statistics.” When I found out I had to take statistics in graduate school, I almost didn't go. The thought of algebra turned my stomach. I know, you might find math to be fun and do math problems as...

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How to Conquer Blogger’s Block

How to Conquer Blogger’s Block

If you’ve ever worried that you don’t have any ideas for your blog, here is how to conquer blogger’s block. Blogger’s block is a special kind of writer’s block. A fiction writer may get stuck in a story because something is missing: a plot element, a needed character,...

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Blogs and Newsletters: What’s the Difference?

Blogs and Newsletters: What’s the Difference?

Do you need both blogs and newsletters? How are they different? Maybe you’ve been writing a blog for a long time, or perhaps you’ve just begun. Either way, you know it takes time and a regular commitment to keep your blog from gathering dust...

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How to Write a Compelling Blog

How to Write a Compelling Blog

Your blog serves different purposes. You want to provide interesting content while highlighting your business and expertise. A compelling blog attracts readers to you and your business. Here are three methods for doing this. Quotations and Photos Combining a beautiful...

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Meet Blogging Deadlines: 5 Step Process

How to Consistently Blog

So you want to write a blog? What’s stopping you? Are you afraid you will not be able to consistently blog? Here are some of the answers I’ve heard. “It’s a big commitment.” “You have to do it every week—at least.” “How does anyone think of all those article...

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